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

Pinnick Calls for more Passion as Eagles Arrive Yaounde

Amaju Pinnick, the President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has called for more passion and commitment from the Super Eagles as they prepare to take...

Resolving The Leadership Impasse of National Youth Council of Nigeria

The Unity Congress of NYCN was earlier scheduled to hold in July and was later shifted to August 25 to 27, 2016 due to...

El-Rufai Pays Tribute to Kasimu Yero, Says Veteran Actor was a...

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has described the late veteran actor, Alhaji Kasimu Yero as a shining star, a colossus of the...

Woman Gives Birth to Baby Girl at Ojude-Oba Festival

Ijebu indigenes on Sunday raised chants of praise to acknowledge the presence of the gods as a baby girl was delivered at the basement...

News of President Buhari’s trip to U.S. Fake – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news...

Sustained Supply of Petrol, Gas, Crashes Products’ prices Nationwide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Sunday, said its sustained, strategic intervention in the supply and distribution of petroleum products, has led to...

NPC Advises Media Houses on Sustaining Readership, Audience

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC) has advised media houses to sustain the trust of their readers and  audience by offering only credible  information. Mr Nnamdi...

FG, ASUU to Resume Negotiation after Eid-el-Kabir

Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige says negotiation between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will resume after Eid-el-Kabir. In...

Iconic Actor Kasimu Yero Dies

The death has occurred of the iconic Kaduna-based actor, Mallam Kasimu Yero. According to family sources, Mallam Yero died Sunday (today) in Kaduna after...

I am Going Back to Fight Boko Haram after Treatment, Injured...

Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maiduguri, says he go back to the...

Ebunam Predicts Eagles Victory in Cameroon

Former Rangers midfielder Arthur Ebunam predicts that Super Eagles will defeat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Monday. Ebunam told the News Agency of Nigeria...

Reframing Nigeria’s narratives to Non-Nigerians

To outsiders who have come in contact with Nigerians physically or virtually, Nigeria(n) means different things depending on their experiences. In my short international travel...

FG will guarantee adequate protection of citizens, Buhari restates

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that the Federal Government will guarantee adequate protection of all citizens. He said Nigerians had the constitutional right to live,...

No Nigerian Died in Texas hurricane – NIDO

No Nigerian life is lost to the Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas as the disaster has claimed dozens of lives so far, the Nigerian in Diaspora...

Dogara Condoles Benue Govt., Victims Over Flood Disaster

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has sympathised with the government and people of Benue over the flooding that displaced many people...

Barca Put off by Coutinho’s 200 Million Euro Price Tag, Official...

FC Barcelona abandoned their hopes of signing Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool after the Merseyside club demanded 200 million euros (about 183.10 million pounds) for...

Air Force Foils Plans by Boko Haram to Disrupt Sallah Celebration...

The Nigerian Air Force said on Saturday it had foiled an attempt by Boko Haram to breach the peaceful Eid-el Kabir celebration in Borno. The...

Gov. Aminu Masari Pays Homage to President Buhari in Daura

Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has expressed gratitude to God and Nigerians for the sustained prayers for the unity of Nigeria and...

Government to Review LAUTECH Tuition Fees — Gov. Ajimobi

In a bid to make Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, self-sustaining, government will review tuition fees being paid in the institution, Gov....

Turkish President Felicitates with Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to receive felicitations from prominent personalities and leaders across the world following his remarkable recovery from the medical condition...

Kenyatta’s victory Annulled.

The Supreme Court of Kenya has annulled the result of last month's presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within the next...

Eid-el-Kabir: NANS Urges Muslim Faithful to Pray for Peace, Unity

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged Muslim faithful continue to pray for peace and unity of the country as they reflect...

N1B EU Water Project: Water Consumers Association Cries Out

Two months after the expiration of the June 16 deadline given to Rivers State Government to pay all of its 25% of the N1billion...

Bayelsa Govt. Worried over Ambush of Soldiers

The Bayelsa State Government says it was worried over the ambush of soldiers in Letugbene community, Ekeremor Local Government Area of the State, leading...

Ondo Polytechnic Lecturers Begin Indefinite Strike

The Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo,Ondo State chapter of Academic Stuff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has announced the commencement of indefinite strike in the institution. The...

Sallah: Akeredolu Urges Muslims to Show Love

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has urged Muslims across the country to show love to the less privileged in the...

Eid El Kabir— Governor Lalong Enjoins Muslims to Exhibit Virtues of...

Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has called on Muslim Ummah to practice the virtue of Islam as professed by Prophet...

Teaching Hospital Bauchi to Probe Alleged Negligence Surrounding the Death of Journalist’s...

In an effort to unravel the circumstance surrounding the death of the son of a Bauchi- based journalist, the management of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa...

NEMA DG in Benue to Inspect Flood Affected Areas

The Director General (DG), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustapha Maihaja has arrived Makurdi to inspect the flood affected areas in the state. Maihaja upon...

Serena Williams Welcomes Baby Girl

Tennis legend Serena Williams, welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with fiancé and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, in Florida on Friday. According to New...

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