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Day: January 3, 2024


Bombs Kill 103 During Slain General’s Memorial In Iran

At least 103 people were killed in Iran Wednesday as two bombs in quick succession struck a crowd commemorating slain general Qasem Soleimani on the anniversary of his killing, state media reported. The blasts, which state television called a “terrorist…


N37.1bn fraud: Buhari’s minister shuns EFCC invitation

Former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, on Wednesday, shunned an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission probing the N37.1bn allegedly laundered during her tenure in office through a contractor, James Okwete. Umar-Farouq…


FG announces Mauritius scholarship application for Nigerian students

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced that Nigerian students can apply for scholarships in Mauritius from now to close on 19 April 2024. The Federal Ministry of Education made this announcement in a statement signed by the Federal Scholarship Board…


Aiyedatiwa suspends caretaker chairmen in Ondo

Ondo state governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has suspended caretaker chairmen of the 18 local government areas and 33 Local Council Development Areas (LCDA).The caretaker chairmen are to remain suspended until the case is determined by the court. An Akure High Court…


Ekiti chief breaks Guinness World Record for longest TV watching marathon

Ekiti chief and Guinness World Record hopeful, Sanya Atofarati, has completed his 120 hours challenge to set new GWR for Longest Marathon Watching Television. Atofarati, a community leader and creative artist, who began the marathon television watching challenge on Wednesday,…


Nigerian Art Student Breaks Guinness World Painting Record

A Nigerian art student, Chancellor Ahaghotu, has broken a decade-old record for the longest painting marathon after painting for 100 consecutive hours. Ahaghotu’s feat was announced on Wednesday by the Guinness World Records on its social media handles and website….


NRC to begin Lagos-Kaduna-Kano, Port Harcourt-Aba train services in 2024

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, Fidet Okhiria, has said that the corporation will begin the Port-Harcourt-Aba, Lagos to Kano train services for both passengers and freight in the first quarter of 2024. Mr Okhiria made the disclosure in…


FG To Suspend Degree Certificates From Uganda, Kenya, Others

Following the suspension of accreditation and evaluation of degree certificates from Benin Republic and Togo, the Federal Government has said the sanction would be extended to more countries like Uganda, Kenya and Niger Republic. “We are not going to stop…


How Tinubu closed Buhari’s single treasury account, asks MDAs to remit 100% revenue to new account

President Bola Tinubu’s administration has directed that all ministries, departments, and agencies fully funded by the federal government remit 100 per cent of their revenues into a Sub-Recurrent Account, a sub-component of the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF), where the federal…


SuperSport won’t air Nations Cup matches as DSTV fails to secure AFCON 2023 broadcast rights

SuperSport Channel will not broadcast African Cup of Nations games as DSTV failed to secure the tournament’s right to broadcast. MultiChoice announced this in a statement on Wednesday as football lovers prepare for another edition of AFCON. “SuperSport Channel will…