International

Veteran Al-Jazeera Correspondent Shot dead By Israel Forces

Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has been shot and killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank. The 51-year-old was covering an Israeli army raid on the Jenin refugee camp when she was shot in the face by a single bullet, despite wearing a press vest. Another Palestinian journalist, Ali al-Samoudi, was […]

International

Fear Spreads Through Chinese City As Sky Turns Blood Red

Video from the Chinese port-city of Zhoushan neighbouring Shanghai shows the sky turned blood-red under thick layers of fog. Panic could be heard in the voices of the residents as they recorded the discoloured horizon, stirring apocalyptic fears. The crimson sky was most prominent by the port, prompting worries that a fire had got out […]

International Politics

Ex-President Koroma Believes APC Is On Course For Successful Transition

Makeni – Wednesday 13 April 2022- Former President of Sierra Leone and the outgoing Chairman and Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Ernest Bai Koroma, on various occasions clearly stated that he would not be contesting for any position in the APC. Despite this, and although the 1991 Constitution is very clear on the […]

International

King Salman Directs KSrelief To Provide $10mln in Urgent Aid To Ukrainian Refugees

King Salman Directs KSrelief To Provide $10mln in Urgent Aid To Ukrainian Refugees Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has directed the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) to provide emergency aid worth $10 million to Ukrainian refugees in neighboring countries, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday. The emergency […]

International

Nokia Announces Exit From The Russian Market

Nokia has announced its exit from Russian market in a press statement released today, 11th April, 2022. Attributing its decision to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Nokia assesses very low impact of this decision on its earnings. As per the statement, Nokia will continue to provide support to maintain the existing networks in Russia […]

International

Ganduje discusses Dala Dry Port At NGF’s investment Summit in Dubai

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has travelled to the United Arab Emirate to participate at an Investment Summit facilitated by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). A statement issued by the commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba indicated that during the summit, Governor Ganduje is expected to make presentation. He said the governor is […]

International

Nigeria Partners Art of Living Foundation To Host World Culture Festival 2022

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria will partner with the Art of Living Foundation to host the World Culture Festival 2022. The Minister said this on Sunday at an event to commemorate the 2022 International Day of Happiness at the Happiness Centre in Lagos. He said the World Culture […]

International Religious

[Friday Sermon] Russia-Ukraine Crisis In The Muslim’s Mirror

By Imam Murtadha Gusau In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy All praise is for Allah, we praise Him, we seek His help, we ask for His forgiveness, and we seek refuge with Allah from the evils of our own souls and the wickedness of our actions, whoever Allah guides, […]

International

FG Seeks Activation of MoU With China To Boost Tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for the signing of the two Memoranda of Understanding between Nigeria and China in an effort to boost tourism between the two countries. The Minister, who made the call in Abuja on Thursday when he received the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Chui Jian […]

International

MURIC Commends NIDCOM For Evacuating Nigerians Stranded In Ukraine

A faith-based human rights organisation, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has commended the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) for evacuating Nigerians stranded in war-torn Ukraine. This was contained in the group’s press release issued on Saturday, 12th March, 2022 by its director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. The statement reads : “The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) […]