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Day: December 7, 2023


Donald Trump back in court for fraud trial

Former US president Donald Trump was back in court on Thursday for his New York civil trial on fraud allegations, once again condemning the process as unfair. Trump, the frontrunner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, and his two eldest…


Power minister, Adelabu dumps Accord Party, returns to APC

Minister of Power, Bayo Adelabu, has announced his intention to return to the All Progressives Congress. The minister, prelude to the 2023 governorship elections in Oyo State dumped the APC to contest on the platform of the Accord Party. However,…


Just In: Sunshine Star bus attacked by gunmen

Gunmen have attacked players and officials of Sunshine Stars football club of Akure along Ore-Benin Expressway. The bus convening the Akure darling team was attacked on Thursday morning According to unconfirmed report, one of them was shot, while the team…


BREAKING: Appeal Court judge recently promoted to Supreme Court is dead

Justice Joseph Shagbaor Ikyegh, a federal appellate judge, has reportedly passed away in his hometown of Makurdi. Peoples Gazette reports that the 65-year-old, who was the president of the Port Harcourt Division, reportedly collapsed before his family members and was…


EFCC Chairman denies saying “7 Out Of 10 Nigerian Students As Criminals”

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that its chairman, Mr. Ola Olukoyede labelled 70 percent of Nigerian university youths as internet fraudsters and criminals Olukoyede came under fire after he was quoted to have said “it is…


Just In: Kano government account frozen over “illegal” demolitions

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has granted a garnishee order freezing not fewer than 24 bank accounts belonging to the Kano State government, over N30 billion compensation to Incorporated Trustees of Masalachi Eid Shop Owners and Traders Association,…


CBN Governor approves reviewed service charter

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Yemi Cardoso, has approved the apex bank’s revised “Service Charter.” According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the service charter is a prerequisite of the Business Facilitation Act 2022 that…


COP28: Nigeria secures over $5 billion commitment for adaptation fund – Official

The federal government says it has secured more than $5 billion commitments for its climate action at the ongoing climate change conference also known as COP28 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Salisu Dahiru, Director-General, National Council on Climate…


Just In: Labour Leader Frank Kokori Is Dead

Former General Secretary of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Chief Frank Kokori, is dead. He reportedly died on the same day he was supposed to mark his 80th birthday, Kokori, a activist with the National…