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US slams sanctions on officials involved in Iranian wrestler’s execution

  United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has announced sanctions against officials involved in the execution of wrestler Navid Afkari in Iran. Afkari was executed on September 12, having been given two death sentences for allegedly stabbing a security guard to death and his involvement in demonstrations against the country’s regime in 2018. Afkari […]

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Ukraine air force plane crash kills at least 22

  At least 22 people including military cadets were killed and two others were seriously injured when a Ukrainian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country, the interior ministry said. Deputy interior minister Anton Gerashchenko confirmed the death toll, describing the incident as a “shock”, and saying that the cause […]

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APC nullifies Fayemi, Ojudu, others’ suspension in Ekiti

•Why we suspended Fayemi-Factional Ekiti APC •It’s joke taken too far –Ekiti gov The All Progressives Congress (APC) has nullified the suspension of the governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Political Adviser to the President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu and others, suspended by different factions of the party in the state. A faction of APC […]

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Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of 250 roads, power projects

As part of the moves to extend his developmental agenda to the grassroots, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the state, saying it will help to tackle challenges at the grassroots level. With the intervention, which was said to be first […]

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Troops kill 21, lose 3 soldiers in shootout with bandits in North-West

Yesterday was a Black Friday as reports reveal the series of killings recorded across the geo-political zones of the country. In Katsina State, the Nigerian Troops under Operation Sahel Sanity yesterday said it killed 21 armed bandits as an officer and two other soldiers gallantly lost their lives in a shootout, during the attack on […]