Michael Ugwu reappointed as a member of Merlin Board of Directors

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Freeme Digital and Freeme Music, Michael Ugwu has been renamed to the 2022 Board of Directors of Merlin Network. Ugwu is among 11 members returning to the board for another term. This will be his second term on the board representing Africa after…

Nnamdi Kanu’s trial postponed (read the amended charges)

The trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafran (IPOB), on an amended terrorism charge has been postponed to January 19 (Wednesday). Justice Binta Nyako adjourned the trial after the lead defense lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) sought time to enable him to study the amended…

Electoral Act: Lawan reveals Senate’s next line of action

The Senate indicated on Tuesday that it has no plan to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act (Amendment Bill) 2021 contrary to the call by some stakeholders, including the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Speaking after a closed-door session which lasted for an hour, nine minutes, Senate…

Uti threatens to expose 2 bottled water companies

Popular TV personality and winner of Big Brother Africa 5, Uti Nwachukwu has threatened to expose two major bottled water companies over rising diarrhea concerns. He expressed his concerns on Tuesday via Twitter. According to him, these companies have started adding “chemicals” to their water and it is causing serious…

Nigeria to launch 2nd satellite in 2022

The Federal Government has announced plans to launch a second satellite to boost the country’s satellite communication system in 2022. Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy disclosed this on Monday at a one-day working visit and interaction with the staff of the Nigerian Communications Satellite in Abuja.…

Kaduna man, Daniel Matthew steals neighbour’s ATM card, withdraws N200k

A 32-year-old man, Daniel Matthew, was on Tuesday arraigned in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his neighbour’s Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card and withdrawing N200,000. Matthew, a resident of Ungwan Pama in Kaduna, is being tried for stealing. The prosecutor, Insp. Chidi Leo, told the court that…

Breaking: APC approves Feb. 26 for National Convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally announced Feb. 26 for its National Convention. Gov. Mai Mala Buni, National Chairman, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) made the announcement when he spoke at the APC National Women’s Conference 2022 in Abuja. Discussions on the APC national convention had…

Ebonyi residents dare Umahi, obey IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Residents of Ebonyi State on Tuesday shunned the state government’s threat to punish anyone who complied with the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, through Nwachukwu Eze, the state’s Commissioner for Markets and Parks, on Monday had said residents who obey the…