Saturday, 27 February, 2021

Day: February 5, 2021


Addis Abeba — In a statement it issued on February 04, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) said its efforts so far to help settle internal split within the leadership of the opposition Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) were to Read more…


The Chairman, Board of Trustee (BoT), Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), Nastura Ashir Shariff, and the National Coordinator of the group, Balarabe Rufai, have been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services. It was alleged that the CNG Read more…


An activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has described the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, as ‘the father of all Yoruba indigenes’. Igboho had while taking part in a virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday accused Ogunwusi Read more…


Sunday Igboho Legal practitioner, Tommy Ojoge-Daniel, has said the recent warning issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria to financial institutions and others against doing businesses in crypto and other digital assets, cannot stop the fundraiser set up for Yoruba Read more…


With the nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as non career Ambassardors by president Mohammadu Buhari,critics of retired General Tuku Buratai and his colleagues now have the sails removed from their ships. The appointments have clearly put paid to Read more…


State of Osun Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Co-operative and Empowerments, Dr Bode Olaonipekun, has  reiterated the readiness and commitment of the state of Osun governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola to collaborate with investors and give unfliching support to market men and Read more…


– President George M. Weah has submitted a US$10.5m supplementary budget to the House of Representatives for timely consideration. In a letter accompanying the draft supplementary budget, President Weah told Speaker Bhofal Chambers and members of the House of Representative Read more…


A former Pastor with the Omega Fire Ministries, Mike Davids, has released an audio clip in which the General Overseer of the church, Apostle Johnson Suleman, is heard threatening that the pastor “will die prematurely.” According to Punch, the audio Read more…


An alleged sexual assault victim of Nigerian pastor, Timothy Omotoso, has said that the pastor asked them to pray after he had molested her in his mission house in Durban, South Africa. The witness, Hlubikazi Faleni, a singer, noted that Read more…


Canadian-born actor Christopher Plummer has died at his home in Connecticut. The actor who starred in films including “The Sound of Music” died on Friday morning, Feb 5, He was 91. His family confirmed the news, saying he died peacefully Read more…