IPI Nigeria demands enforcement of court order on prosecution of journalists’ killers

The Nigerian National Committee of the International Press Institute (IPI Nigeria), on Thursday, called for the enforcement of a recent judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja directing a restart of investigations of extra-judicial killings of journalists and possible prosecution of the culprits. The court, ruling on a suit by Media Rights Agenda (MRA), … Read more

Airline cuts down inflight food waste: See how!

One of Europe’s major international airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, is wasting less food on board its aircraft thanks to artificial intelligence. The use of digital technology helps the airline to meet its sustainability targets as well as to cut costs for the airline. USING AI TO FORECAST Indeed, not all flight bookings made result … Read more

Tributes as Akeredolu’s body arrives Ondo for final burial rites

President Bola Tinubu, state governors, ministers and other political figures from different parts of Nigeria, on Wednesday, paid their last respect to the late Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. The remains of Mr Akeredou arrived the state for his final burial rites on Wednesday. Mr Akeredolu, aged 67, died of postrate cancer in a German … Read more

‘ANC’s deployment committee interfered in judiciary appointments’

The ANC’s deployment committee interfered in appointments across the State and even extended its tentacles in the judiciary, says the Democratic Alliance (DA), which has been studying the records after winning a court application The party says the documents revealed that despite President Cyril Ramaphosa telling the Zondo Commission into State Capture, the ANC could … Read more

Majority MP’s vote for Judge Motata’s impeachment from office

Disgraced former Judge Nkola Motata has been impeached from office following a parliamentary voting process by Members of Parliament (MP), of which 296 voted for the impeachment, while only 13 voters abstained and one voted against it.., This makes Motata the second judge in our democratic history to be removed from the bench in a … Read more

Ex-Envoy faults Geoffrey Onyeama’s appointment as minister

A former Nigerian ambassador, Lilian Onoh, on Tuesday, accused Geoffrey Onyeama of lacking the mental health to be a minister when he served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the former President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime. Mr Onyeama who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Mr Buhari from 2015 to 2023, is locked in … Read more

News in a minute: National Treasury will not hike the general fuel levies [video]

Watch the full version of the “Budget Speech 2024: Some fuel relief for suffering South Africans” article – in a minute. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE: Budget Speech 2024: Some fuel relief for suffering South Africans Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana confirmed in his 2024 Budget Speech on Wednesday, 21 February that National Treasury will not hike the General … Read more

Nigerian govt moves to block leakage of public documents, warns civil servants

The federal government has announced its plan to block leakages of official documents, following a series of recent leaks exposing wasteful and other forms of suspicious expenditures incurred by public officers amid the worsening economic woes of the country. Folashade Yemi-Esan, Nigeria’s head of civil service of the Federation, expressed concerns about rampant cases of … Read more

Increase in child support and foster care grants

Finance Minister Enoch Gondongwana delivered the 2024 Budget Speech on Wednesday, 21 February, announcing increases in permanent social grants, with the aim of staying abreast of inflationary pressures and ensuring greater accessibility. Affirming the government’s commitment to achieving social and economic justice, the budget also focuses on tackling inequality and deprivation, aiming to bolster the … Read more