• Gunmen kills Traditional Ruler in Ondo state

    Gunmen kills Traditional Ruler in Ondo state0

    SUSPECTED gunmen have shot dead a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area, Oba Israel Adeusi. Oba Adeusi was said to have been shot about 5:50pm near Elegbeka village along the Benin-Akure highway while returning to his community after a meeting in Akure. Sources said he was

    READ MORE
  • FG threatens to sanction CNN over Lekki shootings report

    FG threatens to sanction CNN over Lekki shootings report0

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Thursday said Cable News Network( CNN) should be sanctioned for its investigative report on the October 20 Lekki shootings.   CNN on Wednesday released an investigative report alleging that the Nigerian army used live bullets on protesters during its intervention in the #EndSARS protests in Lekki,

    READ MORE
  • CBN issues guidelines on private sector agric loan

    CBN issues guidelines on private sector agric loan0

    As banks guarantee 26,830 agric loans worth N3.6bn Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor. By Elizabeth Adegbesan Banks have guaranteed 26,830 loans worth N3.6 billion to farmers under the Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund (ACGSF) in ten months (January to October) 2020. Meanwhile, the  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  has just rolled out guidelines for private sector

    READ MORE
  • Mali ex-president Toure dies at 72

    Mali ex-president Toure dies at 720

    Mali’s former president Amadou Toumani Toure, who led the Sahel nation for a decade before being ousted in a coup, has died in Turkey aged 72, a family member and a doctor said on Tuesday.   “Amadou Toumani Toure died during the night of Monday to Tuesday in Turkey,” where he had been taken for

    READ MORE
  • Biden announces 13-member COVID-19 panel

    Biden announces 13-member COVID-19 panel0

    President-elect Joe Biden walks to his vehicle as he leaves the Queen theater after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden addressed the media earlier in the day about his response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The legal challenge mounted by President Donald Trump against

    READ MORE
  • Trump again hits the golf course, a day after his defeat

    Trump again hits the golf course, a day after his defeat0

    US President Donald Trump golfs at Trump National Golf Club on November 7, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. – Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any

    READ MORE