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Atiku’s lawyers shun Supreme Court

None of the about 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria paraded by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is present at the Supreme Court where the reasons for the dismissal of their appeal challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election is set to be delivered on Friday. None of […]

‘Why bill to criminalise estimated billing may not work’

Some stakeholders in the power sector, yesterday, expressed serious worry over a bill at the National Assembly aiming to criminalise estimated billing of electricity consumers by distribution companies, stressing that the proposed law will not work. The industry players, who insisted that the bill was not the right way to go, stated that the sector […]

Nigeria, Benin, Niger to form border police over Border Closure

Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger have agreed to establish a joint border police to check the influx of foreign goods into West Africa’s largest market. The three countries said in a joint communique in Abuja on Thursday evening that the joint patrol team will comprise “the police, customs, immigration, navy and state security […]

Second Ebola vaccine introduced in DR Congo

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday introduced a second vaccine to fight the deadly Ebola virus in the east of the country, the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity said. It said the new vaccine, produced by a Belgian subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is aimed at protecting about 50,000 people over a period […]

Phone call implicates Trump, envoy tells hearing

President Donald Trump directly asked about a Ukrainian investigation into his Democratic rival Joe Biden, a top US diplomat has unveiled. Bill Taylor, the acting ambassador to Ukraine, told an impeachment inquiry that a member of his staff was told Mr Trump was keen to push for the probe. Mr Trump says he does not […]

Senate swears in Olujimi as senator

The Senate on Thursday swore in Abiodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South after the Independent National Electoral Commission issued her certificate of return. The Court of Appeal in Kaduna had affirmed the judgment of the election petitions tribunal declaring Abiodun Olujimi, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the 2019 national assembly election […]

Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound

Venice braced itself for more rising waters on Thursday as Italy’s government prepared to take emergency measures for the canal city struck by an exceptional tide this week. Venetians awoke to sirens indicating that the high waters were expected to exceed 130 centimetres (50 inches), enough to bring the salty dirty water back again into […]