Breaking: Russia bans popular TV host Piers Morgan, ex-British PM David Cameron, 37 others

August 1, 2022 Dailymail 0

Russia on Monday said it was blacklisting 39 high profile British citizens, including Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, former prime minister David Cameron and journalist and TV host Piers Morgan, Dailymail is reporting. The UK has been one of Kyiv’s most loyal supporters after Russian president Vladimir Putin sent troops to Ukraine on February 24, and a slew of British commentators have expressed their unfavourable opinion Read More

[Breaking] War: Ukrainian troops intensify momentum, strike Russia, kill people, destroy many homes

July 3, 2022 Dailymail 0

At least three people were killed and hundreds of homes damaged in what appeared to be a Ukrainian airstrike on Russian border city Belgorod early Sunday morning. Belgorod Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov claimed several explosions hit the city of nearly 400,000, which lies 25 miles (40km) north of the border with Ukraine. At least 11 apartment buildings and 39 houses were Read More

At last, oil suppliers reveal real cause of fuel scarcity 

June 15, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

National President of the Natural Oil and Gas Suppliers Association of Nigeria (NOGASA) Bennet Korie has warned that with diesel selling at N850 per litre, more businesses will close shop. He also revealed that the high cost of diesel for petroleum tankers bringing fuel to Abuja is the reason for the scarcity in the nation’s capital city and some parts Read More

Russia-Ukraine war deepening Nigeria’s revenue crisis

June 10, 2022 Blueprint 0

With an economy that was already battling with declining revenue, the Russia-Ukraine war and its attendant impact have only worsened a bad situation; BENJAMIN UMUTEME writes. When the Russia-Ukraine war started, not many expected that it would reverberate across the entire world. But the impact of the five-month war is taking its toll on both developed and emerging economies. As Read More

Russia, Ukraine war may drag for 10 years – Official

May 23, 2022 The sun 0

Russia’s bloody war with Ukraine could drag on for another decade and leave hundreds of thousands dead, one of Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critics has warned. Speaking to The Sun Online, US-born British financier and political activist Bill Browder claimed the West is only waking up to the fact Putin is a “monster” 22 years too late. “This war doesn’t end,” he said. “The war didn’t Read More

Ukrainian troops blow up Russian deadliest weapon

May 22, 2022 Editor 0

Ukrainian troops have blown up one of Russia’s deadliest weapons, a vacuum bomb launcher. A video showed a Russian TOS-1 going up in flames following a massive explosion that sparked a cloud of black smoke. Vladimir Putin was previously accused of having used the killer thermobaric rockets that can destroy an opposing army, during the invasion of Ukraine. The TOS-1 Buratino and Read More

Russia/ Ukraine war: NITDA cautions MDAs on cyber attacks

May 17, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has urged Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) to take extra security precautions to prevent their computers from cyber attacks. According to a statement obtained by Blueprint on their website: [email protected], MDAs were advised to perform due diligence on their system to prevent it from being hacked. NITDA also advised MDAs to sign up Read More

Ukraine invasion: Italy seize yacht linked to Putin

May 7, 2022 BBC 0

Italy has ordered the seizure of a $700m yacht linked to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. The Scheherazade has been undergoing repairs at a port in Tuscany since September last year. Italy’s finance ministry said that the boat’s owner had ties to “prominent elements of the Russian government”. It is being seized under EU sanctions brought over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Read More

Ukraine invasion: 2 Russian tanks sink as Putin loses 23, 000 troops

April 30, 2022 TheSun 0

It was dramatic moment when two Russian tanks were obliterated in a drone strike as Vladimir Putin loses more than 23,000 troops. Striking footage showed the devastation caused by the strike from what was believed to be Ukraine’s 503rd Naval Infantry Battalion. In the clip the drone hangs in the air as it appears to eye up its Russian targets – understood to be Read More

After aiding Ukraine with weapons, Russia vows to strike UK

April 29, 2022 Editor 0

Russia has threatened to strike military targets in the UK after Britain supplied weapons to Ukraine. Russian foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said the hits could be authorised against Nato member states. She said: “Do we understand correctly that for the sake of disrupting the logistics of military supplies, Russia can strike military targets on the territory of those Nato countries that Read More

Nigeria, others get $4bn Afreximbank grant to cushion Russia-Ukraine war impact

April 7, 2022 David Agba 0

The Board of Directors of African Export-Import Bank has approved the launch of the Ukraine Crisis Adjustment Trade Financing Programme for Africa. The credit facility was developed by the bank to manage the impacts of the Ukraine/Russian war crisis on African economies and businesses. The programme amounts to $4 billion. The Russia-Ukraine crisis which escalated on February 24, 2022 has Read More