Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Abdulrazaq Invites EFCC to Probe Kwara LG Funds

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has invited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to conduct an independent probe into funds so far...

Senate Urges FG to Commence Rehabilitation of Eastern Rail Line

The Senate on Tuesday called on the executive arm of Government, to as a matter of urgency, commence rehabilitation of the Eastern Rail Line. This...

Dickson Congratulates Diri, Deputy on Supreme Court Victory, Solicits Timi Alaibe’s...

The immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, has congratulated Governor Douye Diri and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on their legal...

WHO: 8,000 Health Workers Infected with COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that no fewer than 8,000 health workers have been infected with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the...

Keyamo to Commence Recruitment of 774,000 Workers.

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has disclosed that the President, Muhammadu Buhari has given him the go-ahead with the...

Supreme Court Dismisses Alaibe’s Suit against Diri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal by a governorship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ndutimi Alaibe, challenging...

Kidnappers Now to be Jailed for Life- Senate.

The Senate has passed a bill which prescribes life jail term for anyone found guilty of kidnapping instead of the current 10 years maximum...

Kaduna Killings: NASS to Engage Security Agencies – Lawan.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly will engage security agencies in the country with a view to upscaling...

Despite Rising Insecurity, Buratai Says Service Chiefs have not Disappointed Buhari

THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, has declared that he and other service chiefs have not disappointed President Muhammadu Buhari in the...

Virtual Court Sitting is Valid–Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that virtual court sittings are not unconstitutional. The apex court made the declaration while hearing separate suits filed by...

Ivory Coast Vice-President Resigns

The Vice President of Ivory Coast, Daniel Kablan Duncan, has resigned from his position. The Presidency confirmed Duncan’s resignation on Monday. A statement by President Alassane...

Buhari is My Father – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday held a virtual meeting with  President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor made this known after the meeting on...

Alleged 28m Legal Fee: The Nation Newspaper Apologises to Falana

The Nation Newspaper has retracted a story where it alleged that human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, was paid N28m to handle a corruption...

Rumbles in Ondo PDP over Delegate List, Aspirant Seeks Deputy Governor’s...

Their is a palpable tension in the Ondo State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) over the allegation of a doctored delegate list...

Delta State Governor, Wife, Daughter Test Negative for COVID-19

After receiving treatment while in isolation for weeks, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife and  daughter have now tested negative for COVID-19. Recall...

20 Nigerian Female Teams to Receive $194,030 FIFA Fund

20 Nigeria Female Football clubs will benefit from FIFA’s solidarity fund. The fund is meant for teams who helped develop players that represented their countries...

UFC: Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman Earned $640,000 in Latest Victory

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman earned $640, 000 after his title defence against Jorge Masvidal in UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Usman defeated Masvidal...

PDP Expands South West Zonal Caretaker Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the expansion of the recently constituted South West Zonal Committee of...

3,600 Rape Cases Recorded during COVID-19 Lockdown—Minister

Minister of Women Affairs, and Social Development, Senator Pauline Tallen, has disclosed that no fewer than 3,600 rape cases were recorded during the COVID-19...

FG Inaugurates Governing Councils of 13 Universities

The Federal Government has on Monday, inaugurated the Governing Council of the newly established Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo (FUHSO) and that of...

Malami to Sue Sahara Reporters over Report on alleged N300m Mansion...

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has given a 7-day ultimatum to the publishers of Sahara Reporters to...

CBN Bans Importation of Maize with Immediate Effect

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday banned importation maize/corn into the country as it discontinued the processing of Forms M with immediate...

Cleric Threatens to Sue NAN over Accusation of Laundering “Re-Looted” Fund...

The General Overseer of Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministries International, Prophet Emmanuel Omale, has demanded the immediate retraction of a publication by the...

COVID-19: 35 Doctors Infected in Kwara State

Kwara State has reported on Monday that no fewer than 35 doctors have been tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The Nigeria Medical...

Music Icon, Elvis Presley, Loses Grandson

Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough, has died, a representative for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, reported. Keough died in Calabasas, California and was 27 at...

Zindziswa, Mandela’s Daughter, is Dead

Zindziswa “Zindzi” Mandela, the daughter of Nelson Mandela, the late former president of South Africa, has died in Johannesburg. Her granddaughter Ndileka Mandela confirmed the...

4.48 Million People Apply for N-Power- Minister

The online portal for the recruitment of the third batch of N-Power enrolees has so far received 4.48 million applications, FMHDSD reports. The Federal Ministry...

British MMA Star, Jahreau Shepherd, is Dead 

British MMA fighter, Jahreau Shepherd, popularly known as ‘The Nightmare’ has died on his 30th birthday, July 12th, 2020. The welterweight champion died suddenly on...

World Risks Another Virus like COVID-19 – UNODC

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) says that the world risks another virus of the magnitude of COVID-19. The UN warned that...

FFP: CAS Lifts European Ban on Manchester City

The Court of Arbitration for Sports, has given Premier League club, Manchester City, the green light to participate in next season's Champions League after...

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