Saturday, August 15, 2020

COVID -19: Minister Raises Concern over Resurgence among Health Workers

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has expressed concern over the continuing spread of COVID-19 infection among health workers in the country, despite all efforts being made

Bakassi Council Chairman Appeals to Buhari to Help with Town’s Permanent Resettlement Plan

The Chairman of the Bakassi Local Government Council in Cross River, Mr Amboni Iyadim, has on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to hearken to the voices of the displaced

Kogi CJ Lauds Gov Bello for Establishing Citizens’ Rights Commission

The Acting Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Henry Olusiyi, has commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for establishing the Office of the Public Defender and Citizens’ Rights Commission (PDCRC), to provide legal

Beirut Blast: UNICEF Appeals to International Community to Help with $46.7M for Displaced Children

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is urging the international community to help fund its appeal for 46.7 million dollars to help 100,000 children impacted by the massive blast in Beirut.

Bauchi Speaker Mourns Slain Colleague

Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Abubakar  Suleiman  has described the death of member representing Dass Constituency in the Assembly Hon. Musa Mante  Baraza as shocking

DSS Warns Nigerians against Using Inciting Statements

The Department of State Services (DSS) had issued a warning to Nigerians against the use of inciting and unguarded statements capable of causing a breakdown of law and order. The

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 27.1%, over 17,000 PhD Holders Jobless—NBS

Nigeria's unemployment rate has increased to 27.1 percent according to the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics report released on Friday. The figure is the highest for the country in the last

Breaking: Arsenal Announce Willian Capture, Hand Him Jersey Number 12

Arsenal have announced the signing of Brazilian winger, Willian, from Chelsea on a three year deal.  The Premier League giant announced the 32-year old capture, Friday, on their official website. 

Lai Mohammed Unilaterally, Illegally Reviewed Broadcasting Code—NBC Board  

The Board of the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission has distanced itself from the amended Sixth edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code which was launched in Lagos on August 4, 2020 by

BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Bauchi Lawmaker, Kidnap Wives

The lawmaker representing Dass State Constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Musa Baraza, is dead. It was gathered that Baraza was killed by gunmen on Thursday night at

Benue Workers Begin Warning Strike over Unpaid Salaries

Benue State workers on Tuesday embarked on a 7-day warning strike over the non-payment of salaries and allowances. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who went round...

Imo: Police will apprehend killers of Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo, says CP

The Imo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Chris Ezike, has said that the command is  determined to apprehend the murderers of Rev. Fr....

Kidnappers Abduct Director, Demand N40m Ransom in Kaduna

A group of suspected kidnappers who abducted a director with the Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology are demanding for N40 million...

Katsina SUBEB Commends Aisha Buhari for Providing Scholarship to 60 Orphans

The Katsina State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commended the Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, for providing scholarship for 60 orphan...

Nigerian Economy Out of Recession

The Nigerian economy has recorded a Gross Domestic Product  (GDP) growth of 0.55 per cent (year-on-year) in real terms in the second quarter of...

Putin Calls Tougher North Korea Sanctions Senseless, Warns of ‘global catastrophe’

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday that imposing tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear missile programme would be counter-productive. The Russian leader...

Adequate Funding of Education will stop ASUU Strikes, Says South...

Prof. Chris Isike, of the University of Zululand, KwaZulu Natal Province, South Africa, says adequate funding of education will stop incessant strikes by the...

AMCON Debunks Negotiation with Ethiopian Airlines

The Asset Management Corporation (AMCON), on Monday debunked reports that it was negotiating with Ethiopian Airlines to manage the Nigerian carrier, Arik Airline. The corporation...

After Hurricane Harvey, Irma Hits U.S.

With the destructive Hurricane Harvey still raging, some U.S. States and territory are again bracing for another unpleasant experience with Hurricane Irma, the U.S....

Bayelsa to Improve Ranking in WAEC

The Bayelsa State government says it is bent on improving the state’s ranking in the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as schools prepare to...

We will not Resume unless Govt Pays Us- Ondo Poly Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, (ASUP) Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo , Ondo state has justified the indefinite strike embarked upon by the union...

Benue flood: Minister Appeals to Donor Agencies, Others for Support

The Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Jibril, has called on international donor agencies and other philanthropists to support Benue government in tackling...

NEWS FLASH: Super Eagles draw 1-1 with Cameroon in Yaounde

News Flash: Vincent Aboubakar’s 75th minute penalty kick cancels out Moses Simon’s 30th minute goal for Nigeria to draw 1-1 with Cameroon in an...

Buhari Restates Commitment to Fight Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to the fight against corruption and other social vices which have hindered  the development of the country. Buhari...

Sallah Clash: Kano Police Command Begins Investigation.

The Kano State Police Command said it had commenced investigation into the Saturday’s clash between supporters of immediate past Governor of the state, Alhaji...

21 LGs are Facing Ecological Challenges in Benue – Gov

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says 21 local governments areas in the state are facing ecological challenges. Ortom said this when the Minister of State...

Surrender or Die –Philippine Warns Marawi Militants

The Philippine Military’s Chief on Monday warned Islamic State-allied militants to surrender or die as troops make a final push to end a more-than-three-month...

Indian Man Sets Himself on Fire after Bribe Demand

A young Indian man attempted to immolate himself outside a lawmaker’s office in Southern India after officials demanded 312 dollars bribe, officials said on...

Kogi Lassa Fever Patient Dies

The sick woman in Kogi, Miss Aisha Jimoh, who was confirmed to have contracted the dreaded Lassa fever is dead. A brother to the deceased,...

Accrued Pension Rights: Lagos Disburses N742m for August

The Lagos State Government has disbursed N742 million pension payments for the month of August. A statement by the Head of the Lagos State Pension...

Arson Caused Fire at Kenyan School that Killed 9 Girls- Minister

Kenya’s Education Minister Fred Matiang‘I, said on Monday that arson was to blame for a weekend fire that killed nine pupils at a girls’ boarding school. He...

Union Protest Hijacking of Nigerian Bungalow in S/Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa has said that it had protested the alleged hijacking of a house belonging to a Nigerian Baptist missionary...

Educationists Decry 120 Post-UTME Cut-off Mark.

Two educationists in the Federal Capital Territory have condemned the recent reduction in the cut off mark for entry into the country’s educational institutions. The...

FG Boost Agriculture in Edo with 711 N-Power Extension Agents

The Federal Government has deployed 711 N-Power agricultural extension agents to Edo to boost agricultural activities in the state. The Programme Manager of the State...

NAF Commences Medical Assistance to Makurdi Flood Victims

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Monday inaugurated medical assistance programme to meet the medical needs of the recent flood victims in Makurdi, Benue. The...

North Korea’s nuclear test prompts global condemnation

North Korea’s biggest nuclear test to date was condemned around the world on Sunday, with several leaders calling for new sanctions and U.S. President Donald...

Gov. Ahmed Commends FG’s commitment to Agric

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has commended the Federal Government on its renewed efforts on agriculture aimed at  repositioning  the nation’s economy for...

Flood: PDP Advises FG to be more Proactive

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on state and federal governments to be more proactive to curtail flood disaster in the country. A statement...

Udofia Lifts Eagles’ spirit with $20,000 for Each Goal in 2nd...

Businessman Aka Udofia has offered Super Eagles 20,000 dollars for each goal scored in Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup second leg qualifying cracker against...

Food Poison Kills 7 Persons in Zamfara–Acting Governor

Seven persons have died from eating local food known as `Fate’ (poisoned leaf porridge) at Shiyar Ajiya in Shinkafi town, Shinkafi local government area...

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