President Muhammadu Buhari has postponed his visit to Zamfara State. Zamfara State governor, Bello Mattawale, said the development was occasioned by poor weather conditions that affected his flight to the State. Matawalle said a new date for the President’s visit to the state would be announced later. QUESTNEWS had reported that the President was scheduled […]

A former comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hamman Ahmad Kojoli, has died at the age of 78. His brother-in-law, Dr Bashir Gwandu, confirmed the sad development on Thursday. Gwandu said, “Inna lilLahi wa inna ilaihin rajiuun. I just received the sad News -We lost my brother’ Hamman Bello Ahmed, former CG customs. Janaiza […]

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has threatened to strike out a N6 billion suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the wife of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mrs Cecilia Osipitan. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the warning following late filing of documents needed in the commencement of Osipitan’s trial by […]

The politics of the 2023 governorship elections in Delta State is gathering momentum and the caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, comprising Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, his predeccesors, Chief James Ibori and Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, are seemingly in a dilemma over whether to zone the seat or throw the race open for all aspirants. At […]

THE anointed aspirant of former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, for the 2022 governorship election in the state, Bisi Kolawole, has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election held on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Bisi Kolawole, a former Commissioner for Environment in the state, who hails from Efon-Ekiti, in […]

The United Arab Emirates will lift an entry and transit ban on Saturday on travellers who had recently visited South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia and eight other African countries. The National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) said late on Wednesday it was lifting the ban on those who had visited certain African […]

The train trip Wednesday morning from Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, to Kharkiv, its second-largest city, was ordinary in every way. There were people heading home and others traveling for business; some nodded off in their seats, while others stared at their phones or at the snow falling outside the window. But beneath the calm was an […]

The International Olympic Committee said on Thursday that it has spoken with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai again and plans to meet her in Beijing during next month’s Winter Games. Peng, a former world number one in doubles, has been the subject of worldwide concern since alleging in November that she had been “forced” into […]

China has told the United States it wants to see all sides involved in Ukraine remain calm and avoid increasing tension while the United States stressed de-escalation and warned of the security and economic risks from Russian aggression. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke about Ukraine on a […]

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has hailed the Federal High Court in Abuja for its judgement on Wednesday which barred the Federal Government from deducting funds from the federation account to fund the Nigerian Police Force and other agencies not listed in the Constitution. Governor Wike who spoke to journalists shortly after returning from Germany where […]

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