Jehovah’s Witnesses banned in Russia as extremist organization

Russia’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Jehovah’s Witnesses were an “extremist” organization and must disband and hand over all property to the state, local media said. The religious grouping confirmed the ruling about its “liquidation” in Russia. “We are greatly disappointed by this development and deeply concerned about how this will affect our religious… Read More Jehovah’s Witnesses banned in Russia as extremist organization

One police officer killed, two injured in Paris terror attack

One policeman was killed and two others injured in a shooting incident in central Paris on Thursday night, police and the interior ministry said. The shooting, in which the assailant was also killed, took place on the Champs-Elysees shopping boulevard just days ahead of France’s presidential election. The Islamic terror group, ISIS, claimed responsibility for… Read More One police officer killed, two injured in Paris terror attack

House of Reps propose bill to stop unsolicited messages from telecom operators

The House of Representatives is planning amendments to the constitution that will protect subscribers from receiving unsolicited text messages and other alleged unknown deductions by telecoms operators. The Chairman of House Committee on Telecommunications, Saheed Akinade- Fijabi made this known while featuring at the South-West Group of Online Publishers (SWEGOP), media chat yesterday in Ibadan,… Read More House of Reps propose bill to stop unsolicited messages from telecom operators

INEC to begin voters registration on April 27

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has planned to begin the continuous voter registration exercise on Thursday, April 27, 2017 to enable those without their voter’s cards to do so in order to partake in the forthcoming general elections. It says it has finalised preparations for the nationwide continuous voter registration exercise, which… Read More INEC to begin voters registration on April 27

President Buhari suspends SGF, NIA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Director General of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayodele Oke and the Secretary to the Federal Government, Engineer Babachir David Lawal. The suspended officials have been mired in controversies surrounding the money recovered in an Ikoyi apartment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The President has ordered full… Read More President Buhari suspends SGF, NIA DG