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Biden Administration To Review US-Taliban Withdrawal Deal

The Biden administration said Friday it would study a historic U.S. settlement with the Taliban, reflecting on whether, in accordance with its side of the bargain, the militant group has minimized attacks in Afghanistan. Last year, Washington signed an agreement...

NIN Registration: NIMC Makes Fresh Announcement

The National Identity Management Committee, NIMC, has announced that foreign diplomats have started to register for their NIN in Nigeria. This was contained in a declaration signed by the agency's director, Corporate Affairs, Kayode Adegoke. The Minister of Communications and Digital...

New Bank Cheque Books Usable From April 1 – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) notes that all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) new cheque books will become operational as at April 1, 2020. In order to enlighten their clients, CBN guided all banks, certified Cheque Printers/Personalisers, and the Nigeria...

US Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin As Defence Secretary

Former Army General Lloyd Austin has been confirmed by the United States Senate as Secretary of Defense, making him the first African American to hold the highest Pentagon role. On January 19, Lloyd Austin, a newly retired army general, appeared...

FG Set To Expand National Reference Laboratory At NCDC – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said plans are on the way to expand the facilities of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control's National Reference Laboratory Centre. Osinbajo made the disclosure in Abuja when, in order to access thefacilities on the...

Dangote, Adenuga Make Forbes List of Richest Persons In Africa

Forbes has released their yearly list of richest persons in Africa 2021 with Dangote Group Chairman Aliko Dangote retaining his position as the richest person in Africa with a net worth of $12.5b. The Nigerian businessman, who is the founder...

Troops Kill Five Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno – DHQ

Operation Troops Lafiya Dole killed five terrorists from Boko Haram and wounded others in the towns of Abbagajiri and Dusula in the Borno State Local Government Area of Damboa. In a statement released on Friday, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, acting...

Indonesian Plane Crash Victims’ Families Keep Sea Remembrance

Relatives of 62 people killed when an Indonesian passenger jet slammed scattered flowers into the sea at the crash site Friday, as officials search for answers as to why minutes after takeoff the plane fell from the sky. Two weeks...

Alleged N2.2 billion Fraud: Fayose’s Trial Stalled As EFCC Witness Contracts COVID-19

After a major witness scheduled to testify for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was absent, the trial of former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose over alleged N2.2 billion fraud was stalled on Friday. At the Federal High Court...

Restructuring Will Address Insecurity – Nwodo

Chief John Nwodo, the immediate past President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said that reform would tackle the problem of insecurity in Nigeria. He said this on Thursday at the 18th Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme: ‘Restructuring in Nigeria: Why? How?...
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N75B Survival Fund: Abia Govt Makes Revelation

The Abia State Project Delivery Office of the Federal Government’s 75 Billion Naira Survival Fund, has said its attention...