Police raid kidnappers’ den in Abuja, kill one during shootout

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has raided a kidnappers’ camp in an Abuja border community, arrested three suspects and neutralised one. The Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, Josephine Adeh, said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja. She said the raid was part of the continuous … Read more

Tito Mboweni throws shade at Zuma: ‘Why did you do this?”

Longstanding ANC member Tito Mboweni has questioned  MK Party leader Jacob Zuma, whom many have accused of being a “sell-out.”  The former Minister of Finance has been vocal about his allegiance to the party and President Cyril Ramaphosa. Despite getting over two million votes and earning 45% of the votes in KwaZulu-Natal, the new party … Read more

Why I resigned as Super Eagles coach

Finidi George, former head coach of the Super Eagles, has attributed his resignation to the decision of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to hire a foreign technical adviser. Details from his resignation letter, published by The Eagleonline, reveal Finidi’s willingness to stay on despite the team’s underwhelming performance in his initial official matches. He expressed … Read more

Critical eight-hour electricity work to affect these Cape Town areas

The City of Cape Town Electricity Generation and Distribution Department will conduct critical maintenance work in Hanover Park on Tuesday, 25 June. The maintenance work had been scheduled to take place on 20 May, but will instead be carried out on 25 June, from 8:30 to 16:00, if all goes according to plan.  CITY OF … Read more

Army to deploy new 5,937 soldiers to fight banditry, secessionist agitation, others – COAS

The 5,937 soldiers that recently passed out from the Depot will be deployed to fight banditry, cattle rustling and related crimes, the Chief of Army of Staff (COAS), Taoreed Lagbaja, has said. Mr Lagbaja disclosed this during the passing out parade for the 86 regular recruit intake of the Depot Nigeria Army, in Zaria, on … Read more

Government of National Unity: ANC-DA-IFP

South Africa’s parliament on Friday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s president following a landmark coalition deal between the governing African National Congress (ANC), the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Zulu nationalists of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP). Ramaphosa was re-elected him by 283 votes to 44. Coalition has 263 seats in parliament Between the … Read more

Senate Committee backs purchase of new aircraft, says Tinubu’s life in danger

The Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence has backed its House of Representatives counterpart on the call for new aircraft for President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kassim Shettima. The Chairman of the Committee, Umar Shehu Buba who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES Saturday night from Saudi Arabia, where he is performing this year’s hajj, … Read more

Here is what you should know about the NEW smoking laws for SA

Anti-tobacco groups in South Africa have urged the new government to pass the Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill promptly. To address smoking issues and regulate the growing vape and e-cigarette markets. WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW ABOUT THE NEW SMOKING LAWS? The NEW smoking laws, the new Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems … Read more

Tinubu sacks BPP Director-General, orders agency’s reorganisation

The director-general is to hand over to the most senior officer in the bureau, a presidential aide said. The post Tinubu sacks BPP Director-General, orders agency’s reorganisation appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Pioneer Newz is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the … Read more

Western Cape dam levels JUMP after first winter rains

The official dam level stats in the Western Cape continue to rise as the first rains of the winter season fall in the province. The six major dams in the Western Cape – the Berg River, Steenbras Lower, Steenberg Upper, Theewaterskloof, Voelvlei and Wemmershoek – have all seen increases in capacity. Still down on last … Read more