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Police seek motive in Prague mass shooting Czech authorities sought a motive Friday in a student’s gun attack that killed 14 people at a Prague university, where tearful mourners have left a sea of candles to grieve for the dead. The gunfire Thursday at the Charles University’s Faculty of Arts sparked frantic scenes of students running from
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How Emefiele, others stashed billions in 593 accounts in US, UK, China – Report The former Central Bank governor, Godwin Emefiele, has been accused of operating 593 bank accounts in the United States, the United Kingdom, and China, where Nigerian funds were allegedly kept without authorization by the CBN’s Board and Investment Committee. A report by a
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AFCON: Oliseh, Ighalo question exclusion of NPFL players in Nigeria’s provisional list Former Super Eagles midfielder, Sunday Oliseh, has backed Odion Ighalo’s call for the inclusion of more Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) players in the Nigerian national team. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday officially unveiled the 41-man provisional list submitted to it by
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Tinubu arrives Lagos for Christmas holiday President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday evening, arrived in Lagos from Abuja for Christmas celebration. He arrived with Nigeria Aircraft marked Air Force 01 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, at 04:01 pm local time, when he was welcomed by a waiting crowd of supporters. The president was received by the Governor
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Senate confirms appointment of 11 Supreme Court judges The Senate has confirmed the appointment of 11 Justices of the Supreme Court after President Bola Ahmed Tinubu sent in their nomination notice. The Senate confirmed the judges during Thursday’s plenary session following the consideration and adoption of a report by the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and
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FG to return 15m out-of-school children to classroom by 2027 The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to return 15 million out-of-school children back to the classroom by 2027. The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman, disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday at a one-day retreat on Quick Wins in the ministerial deliverables (2023–2027). Mamman explained that the
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Tinubu approves reintroduction of school feeding programme President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the reintroduction of the school feeding programme across Nigeria to address the challenges of out-of-school children. This was disclosed by the Minister of Education, Prof Tahir Mamman, during a one-day retreat on quick wins in the middle Ministerial deliverables from 2023 to 2027. Mamman said
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Police arrest IPOB commander, kidnapper in Imo The Imo State Police Command has arrested a suspected commander of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ikechukwu Uba, at his hideout in the state. Police spokesman Okoye Henry in a statement said the suspect was apprehended last Saturday, December 16 alongside three others. Henry said on interrogation, the suspect
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Tinubu’s wife launches N950million support scheme for elderly people Wife of Nigeria president Senator Oluremi Tinubu, on Thursday, launched its inaugural edition of the Renewed Hope Initiative Elderly Support Scheme (RHIESS) expected to be implemented across all the states of the federation, with N950m disbursed in the process. The initiative, which targets at least 250 beneficiaries from
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Nigeria recorded zero jail attack in 2023 – NCoS spokesperson The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) says it recorded zero jailbreaks and attacks in all 253 custodial centres across the country in 2023. The spokesman, Assistant Controller of Corrections (ACC), Mr Abubakar Umar, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in
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