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FG Approves N24.2billion for Internet in Airports, Schools, Markets

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, approved the sum of N24.20bn for the provision of broadband internet connection in at least 20 airports, 43 schools and six marketplaces nationwide. Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami, revealed this to State House correspondents after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by the President, Major […]

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Breaking: Indonesia Stripped of Hosting Under-20 World Cup

Indonesia was stripped of hosting the men’s Under-20 World Cup on Wednesday amid political turmoil regarding Israel’s participation. FIFA said Indonesia was removed from staging the 24-team tournament scheduled to start on May 20 “due to the current circumstances” without specifying details. The decision came after a meeting in Doha between FIFA president Gianni Infantino […]

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Charles III Makes First Foreign Trip as king

Britain’s Charles III arrived in Germany on Wednesday for his first state visit as king, with the trip billed as “an important European gesture” to maintain strong ties after Brexit. The royals’ plane, with “United Kingdom” marked on the sides, landed at Berlin-Brandenburg airport shortly before 2:00 pm (1200 GMT). “Ahead of our first State […]

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Osun Voters League Congratulates Governor Ademola Adeleke on His Victory at The Appeal Court

The Osun Voters League has congratulated Governor Ademola Adeleke on his recent victory at the Appeal Court. The League is delighted with the outcome of the case and commends the judiciary for its impartiality and commitment to the rule of law. In a statement issued by the Coordinator of the League, Wole Adedoyin said the […]

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WHO Certifies Azerbaijan, Tajikistan Malaria-free

The World Health Organisation has certified Azerbaijan and Tajikistan malaria-free for achieving the elimination of malaria in their territories. The certification follows a sustained, century-long effort to stamp out the disease by the two countries. The WHO made this known in a press statement made available to our correspondent on Wednesday. “The people and governments […]

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Supreme Court: Osun and The 2022 Electoral Act

By James Bamgbose Electoral Act is a law that provides legal framework and regulations for the conduct of elections in Nigeria. It can be better described as an important framework for ensuring free and fair elections in Nigeria, although there have been criticisms of its implementation and enforcement in practice. The current version of the […]

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Abia PDP to Challenge Governorship Election Result in Court

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Wedneday, said it would challenge the declaration of the Governor-elect, Alex otti, at the election petition tribunal. Otti, the candidate of the Labour Party in the March 18, 2023 governorship poll was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission after polling a total […]

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