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UK to announce new international travel rules

Written by on 5 April 2021

Britain will on Monday set out plans to restart international travel, using a “traffic-light” system as the country cautiously emerges from lockdown. The announcement comes as the UK has set a tentative date of May 17 to relaunch international travel. Travel destinations will be ranked green, amber or red according to virus risk, Downing Street […]

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Liberians reject Weah plan for shorter terms, dual citizenship

Written by on 1 April 2021

Liberians have rejected plans to shorten presidential terms and to allow dual citizenship, the country’s electoral commission said Thursday, announcing referendum results delayed for months over allegations of fraud. The West African nation went to the polls in mid-December for a constitutional referendum proposed by President George Weah, 54, who had argued against politicians staying […]

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Italy to impose quarantine on EU arrivals

Written by on 30 March 2021

Italy will impose a five-day quarantine on travellers arriving from other EU countries, both residents and foreigners, a source in the health ministry said Tuesday. Health Minister Roberto Speranza will approve a new rule later in the day, the source said, although it was not immediately clear when it would come into effect nor how […]

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PDP will set up implementation report, says Secondus

Written by on 17 March 2021

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Wednesday, said the party would set up an implementation of the report by the Bala Mohammed-led 2019 Election Review Committee. Secondus said this while receiving the report of the committee at Wadata House, in Abuja. He said the PDP will leave no stone unturned in […]

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Encomiums as Pastor Adeboye celebrates 79th birthday

Written by on 3 March 2021

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, on Tuesday clocked 79 years old. Adeboye, born on the 2nd day in the month of March 1942, hails from Ifewara, Osun State. Daddy Adeboye or ‘Daddy GO’ as he is fondly called is one of the most revered men of […]

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Court stops Oyo-Ita’s trial over EFCC ‘misconduct’

Written by on 3 March 2021

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered a stay of proceeding in the ongoing trial of the former Head of Service, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, and others. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in his ruling, described the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s act in obtaining an exparte order for the freezing of bank accounts of the […]

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NNPC rules out increase in fuel pump price in March

Written by on 1 March 2021

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has ruled out any increment in the ex-depot price of petrol in March, 2021 contrary to widespread speculation of such a move. A press release by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, stated that the Corporation was not contemplating any raise in the price […]

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Northern governors declare open grazing outdated

Written by on 10 February 2021

The days of open grazing by herdsmen are now numbered. Governors in the North on Tuesday described open grazing by herdsmen as obsolete. It should end, they declared. This decision was the outcome of, a meeting of Northern Nigeria Governors Forum, held virtually. The decision is in line with the position of Kano State Governor […]

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