George Floyd: Pope Francis reacts, calls for reconciliation

Pope Francis, on Tuesday called for national reconciliation over the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the violence which broke out subsequently. Recall that following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old African American by police officer in Minneapolis, there has been serious unrest and …

Armed gunmen kill 9, burn houses in Kaduna on Wednesday

Some gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Wednesday morning attacked Tudu village in Doka, Kufana District of Kajuru Local Government Area, killing nine persons, and setting many houses ablaze. A resident of the area, Mr. Titus Jacob who spoke to newsmen said the armed bandits numbered over 15 came around …

We can’t sell petrol at N121.5 per litre – IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has said it can sell petroleum product at N123.5 per litre and not N121.5 new PPMC pump price. IPMAN who reacted to the new price modulation announced by the Petroleum Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, says the agency has advised them to either …

US election: T.B Joshua sends fresh message to Trump

The founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet T.B Joshua, has sent a fresh message to the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. The message is concerning the current security situation in the USA and the coming presidential election. Joshua entitled …

COVID- 19: 268 Nigerians arrive Abuja from China on Saturday

No fewer than 268 Nigerians evacuated from China have arrived in Abuja on Saturday. Their flight touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Saturday afternoon. This was confirmed by the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa. Abike, in an update on Twitter, said the returnees would proceed …

Obasanjo, Jonathan, ex-African presidents oppose US, endorse Adesina

Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, among other ex-leaders have backed Adesina Akinwumi, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). The United States had called for his fresh probe despite his clearance by the Ethics Committee. Adesina, Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture, had since denied all allegations against him. In …