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Church cleaner hacked to death in Ondo

Tragedy struck as a middle-aged woman, identified as Mrs Omode has been reportedly killed by some unknown assailants at Iwaro Oka in Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State. The deceased, who was said to be a cleaner at the Deeper Life Bible Church in the community, was found dead, throwing the community into […]

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Travel ban: Africa not source of COVID-19, should not be punished for Omicron variant —Akinwumi Adesina

The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says Africa is not the source of COVID-19 which was first discovered in Wuhan, China, some two years ago. The 61-year-old campaigner for equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines globally also said that Africa should not be punished for the Omicron COVID-19 variant and other mutations […]

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Almajiri fuelling insecurity, insurgency in northern Nigeria, says Onaiyekan

A former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan on Saturday blamed the worsening tempo of insecurity, especially in Northern Nigeria on the Almajiri system, saying it had failed the region. He also expressed concern that young boys who had been abandoned by their parents have ended up as bandits and Boko Haram terrorists. […]

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Subsidy removal will worsen Nigerians’ suffering — PFN to FG

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has told the Federal Government that removing fuel subsidy will worsen the suffering of the majority of Nigerians who are already impoverished. The President of PFN, Bishop Wale Oke, urged the government to shelve the proposed policy in order not to worsen the hardship and trigger crisis in the country. […]

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How we collect telecoms tax advance to fund salaries —Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Ibrahim Pantami has revealed how the Federal Government collected taxes in advance from telecommunications companies to foot salaries. According to Pantami, the N25bn approved by the Federal Executive Council to replace infrastructure in the National Identity Management Commission had not been released owing to financial challenges. The Minister […]

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