Nigeria’s Central Bank under fire for secret recruitment of Buhari, Ministers’ relatives

Civil society leaders and lawyers have lambasted the management of the Central Bank of Nigeria for secretly recruiting dozens of family members of top government officials, including children of ministers…

FULL TEXT: Bishop Kukah’s Christmas Message That Sparked Reactions

The middle grounds of optimism have continued to shift and many genuinely ask, what have we done to the gods? Does Nigeria have a future? Being the 2020 Christmas Message…

Biden appoints Nigerian-American Okolo, Covid Policy Advisor

President-elect Joe Biden has appointed a Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo, as a member of his COVID-19 Response Team. The Democrat named Okolo, daughter of Nigerian immigrants, as his COVID Policy Advisor.…

Bout of sciatica forces pope to skip New Year’s masses: Vatican

Pope Francis will be unable to celebrate New Year’s masses Thursday evening and Friday morning at St Peter’s Basilica because he is suffering from sciatica, the Vatican announced. The chronic…

Man Utd players cannot ‘fake’ their way into team, says Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says players cannot “fake” their way into the Manchester United team, pointing to fierce competition for places and a stronger mentality as factors in their rise. The…

HURIWA’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE:- “PREPARE FOR SCORCHED-EARTH ANTI-ACTIVISTS POLICIES BY GOVERNMENT”

The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has expressed disappointment and consternation at the declining respect for the fundamental human rights of Citizens and…

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S INSISTENCE ON NIN/SIM CARDS REGISTRATION AMIDST UPSURGE IN COVID-19 DEMONSTRATES GRAVE INSENSITIVITY-: SAYS HURIWA

The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group-: HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has for the umpteenth time lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration on its insistence that nearly one hundred…

Post-Brexit Bill Receives Royal Stamp of Approval, Becomes Law

The post-Brexit trade bill has received the royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II, Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle said in the early hours of Thursday, meaning it is now officially law…

Lewis Hamilton knighted in UK honours list

Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours list after equalling Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula One world titles. The list recognises outstanding achievements in various…

Buhari signs 2021 appropriation bill into law

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law. The brief signing ceremony was done inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa,…