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Day: January 18, 2024


US Secretary Blinken to Visit Nigeria, Three Other African Countries

United States Secretary Antony Blinken will be travelling to Nigeria and three other African countries from January 21-26 The three other countries are Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire and Angola. According to a statement by US Embassy in Nigeria, throughout the…


AfDB approves capital investment of $10.5 million to support sub-Saharan African businesses

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a capital investment of $10.5 million in a venture capital fund to support innovative African businesses displaying strong growth potential. AfDB is to contribute $7 million from its ordinary resources…


Former Lagos governor, Ambode, Okocha visit Super Eagles camp in Ivory Coast

Former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, and the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ibrahim Gusau, paid a visit to the Super Eagles camp in Ivory Coast to offer words of encouragement ahead of their upcoming match in…


Supreme Court Sets Date to Give Judgment on Rivers, Ogun, Nasarawa, Gombe Guber Appeals

The Supreme Court has fixed Friday, January 19, 2024, for judgment on the dispute regarding the March 18, 2023, gubernatorial elections in Rivers, Ogun, Nasarawa and Gombe State. In Rivers, the Supreme Court reserved judgment on Monday in the appeal…


Gombe to hold LG elections on April 27

The Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC) says it plans to hold the state local government councils poll on April 27. Sa’idu Awak, the commission’s chairman, said this in Gombe during a stakeholder meeting on Thursday. Mr Awak said the…


JUST IN: Vigilante group repel bandits attack in Plateau community

Reports from Plateau indicate that bandits on motorcycles attempted an attack on Butura village in the Bokkos Local Government Area of the state, but they were repelled. Butura had witnessed a tragic massacre of over 200 persons during the Christmas…


Google introduces two AI-powered search features

Google has launched two new search functions powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The tech company said the new features — Circle to Search and Multi-Search in Lens — will enable users to engage with search functionalities in a more easy…


BREAKING: NCC makes U-turn, stops disconnection of Glo customers by MTN

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has put on hold its earlier approval given to MTN Nigerian Communications (NCC) to commence the phased disconnection of Globacom Limited (Glo) with effect from today, Thursday, January 18, 2024, due to a long-standing interconnection…