COVID-19 vaccines safe, shun conspiracy theories – ECOWAS Speaker

Dr Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has encouraged community citizens to take COVID-19 vaccines and shun all forms of conspiracy theories because all vaccines are very safe. Tunis, made the call on Monday in Winneba, Ghana at the opening of the Second Extraordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament to consider and adopt the Parliament’s Draft Budget for the … Continue reading COVID-19 vaccines safe, shun conspiracy theories – ECOWAS Speaker

ECOWAS Parliament presents 2022 draft budget prioritises security, economic development

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament has presented its 2022 draft budget with mechanisms to ensure peace and security, good governance and economic development as priority. The draft budget of the Parliament was presented during its Second Extraordinary Session to consider and adopt the Parliament’s Draft 2022 budget, on Monday in Winneba, Ghana. Dr Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, said … Continue reading ECOWAS Parliament presents 2022 draft budget prioritises security, economic development

Plane drops sewage on Windsor man in his garden

A man and his garden were “splattered in a very unpleasant way” when human waste was dropped from a plane, a council meeting has heard. Speaking to The Royal Borough Of Windsor & Maidenhead’s aviation forum, councillor Karen Davies said she was “horrified” to hear of the incident. She explained how his “whole garden, and garden umbrellas, and him” were all “covered”. The dumping happened … Continue reading Plane drops sewage on Windsor man in his garden

Buhari commiserates with US President Biden and the American people on the passing of Colin Powell

On behalf of all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari offers deepest condolences to President Joe Biden, the government, and the people of the United States, on the passing of the former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell. The President believes that as the first African American Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest military position in the U.S. Department of Defense as well as … Continue reading Buhari commiserates with US President Biden and the American people on the passing of Colin Powell

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining … Continue reading Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Nigeria’s loan approvals grew to $1.89 billion in 8 months – Afreximbank

The total loan approvals for Nigeria from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has now risen to N1.89 billion in 8 months, the Executive Vice President, Corporate Governance and Legal Services at Afreximbank, Dr George Elombi, disclosed during the intra-African Trade Fair 2021 official Nigeria high-level roadshow which held in Lagos on Monday. Speaking on the theme “Promoting Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment under the African Continental … Continue reading Nigeria’s loan approvals grew to $1.89 billion in 8 months – Afreximbank

FG takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

The Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Monday when he featured on a phone-in programme of TV Continental, “This Morning,’’ monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). “All the 12 Super Tucano fighter jets … Continue reading FG takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

Russia suspends permanent mission to NATO in response to staff expulsions

Russia is suspending its permanent mission to NATO in response to the alliance’s expulsion of eight Russians, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday.Lavrov said the Kremlin’s move — which could come into effect as early as November 1 — was a result of “NATO’s actions.”Russia is also suspending the activities of the NATO military liaison mission in Moscow, Lavrov said, with staff accreditation to be withdrawn … Continue reading Russia suspends permanent mission to NATO in response to staff expulsions

Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday re-arraigned a British national, James Nolan, before Justice Donatus Okorowo of a Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja.The EFCC re-arraigned Nolan, alongside two others, on amended 32-count charge bordering on money laundering.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while the two companies; Goidel Resources Limited, a Designated Non-Financial Institution (DNFI), and ICIL Limited are 1st and … Continue reading Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC re-arraigns British national, James Nolan

Pandora Papers: I’m yet to receive an invitation from EFCC – Peter Obi

A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has denied reacting to the invitation extended to him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as being circulated on different social media platforms. Obi said he was yet to receive any invitation from the anti-graft commission, rather, he only read letters circulating on the internet, just like everyone else. Obi, in a press release … Continue reading Pandora Papers: I’m yet to receive an invitation from EFCC – Peter Obi