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FG suspends petrol supply to stations at borders

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
The Nigeria Customs Service has suspended the supply of petroleum products to filling stations located within 20 kilometers to the nation’s borders with other countries. The approval according to a circular from the service was given by the Comptroller-General of Customs, Hameed Alli. The suspension of the supply of petroleum products became imperative following the […]

Nigerian mum demands justice after losing her 9-month-old baby due to alleged negligence of doctor at a Lagos hospital

by Chuks Azotanion November 7, 2019
A Nigerian mother has accused a doctor at the Ikorodu General Hospital of neglecting her 9 months old son who needed urgent medical attention. According to @guccioyin who took to her Twitter handle to narrate the incident, the said doctor left her son and other patients to go pray and as they waited she realised […]

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition party vice president

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Malaysian immigration authorities have detained Mu Sochua, vice president of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday. The detention came ahead of a planned return of exiled CNRP leaders, including Mu Sochua and Sam Rainsy, the party’s founder, to Cambodia. The sources, […]

Former US Attorney General to run for Senate

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Jeff Sessions to announce on Thursday that he is entering the race for his old US Senate seat in Alabama. Former US Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce on Thursday that he is entering the race for his old US Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of his plans told The Associated […]

Senate in trouble over fresh move against social media

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
The Senate has reintroduced a bill seeking a three-year jail term for anyone involved in what it calls the abuse of social media. The development came years after the upper chamber was pressurized into abandoning planned promulgation of what many tagged a “draconian and anti-social media” law. In the new bill, however, there is an […]

Commotion at the Villa as Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 7, 2019
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is in London on a ‘private visit’. The duty, however, did little to douse speculations that relations between him and his principal have hit an all-time low. As the council sat at the Presidential Villa in […]