Monday, August 10, 2020

Appeal Court Reverses INEC’s Deregistration of 22 Parties

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reversed the  deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were among the 74 political parties

Buhari Signs Agreement to Establish African Trade Insurance Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Monday signed the instrument of accession of the agreement for the establishment of the African Trade Insurance Agency. The Agreement and the Agency are registered with

Sharia Court Sentences Man to Death in Kano for Blasphemy

A 22-year old man, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, has been sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming Prophet Muhammad in Kano State. The oresiding Judge of a Kano Upper Shari’a Court Khadi

2020 Post-UTME Screening to Begin in September – JAMB

The 2020/2021 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination screening will commence in Nigeria’s higher institutions on September 7. The agreement was reached at a meeting between the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

Makinde Sacks Commissioner for Works, Redeploys Two Others

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has sacked his Commissioner of Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja, with immediate effect. According to a statement issued by the Chief Press

Ikpeazu Orders Closure of Aba Market

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered the immediate closure of Umuehilegbu Industrial Market popularly called Bakasi Market in Aba the commercial hub of the state. A statement by the

Bank Mistakenly Pays N573 Million into Magu’s Pastor Omale account, Finds out after 4 Years.

The Ayo Salami-led panel probing allegations of corruption against suspended EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was stunned on Thursday when the MD/CEO of FCMB, Adam Nuru, told the panel that there

Petroleum Tanker Drivers Begin Strike in Lagos

Petroleum tanker drivers in Lagos have embarked on strike in line with the directive of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG). The state Chairman, NUPENG, Tayo

Allegation of Fraud: Malami Writes Buhari, Says He was Already Rich before Becoming Minister.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, explaining his wealth following calls for his removal over corruption allegations by

Ajayi Abused Privilege Accorded to Him—PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State has said the exit of the Deputy Governor of the State, Agboola Ajayi, has no effect on the party. The party in a

Appeal Court Reverses INEC’s Deregistration of 22 Parties

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday reversed the  deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The parties were...

Buhari Signs Agreement to Establish African Trade Insurance Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Monday signed the instrument of accession of the agreement for the establishment of the African Trade Insurance Agency. The Agreement and...

Sharia Court Sentences Man to Death in Kano for Blasphemy

A 22-year old man, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, has been sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming Prophet Muhammad in Kano State. The oresiding Judge of a...

2020 Post-UTME Screening to Begin in September – JAMB

The 2020/2021 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination screening will commence in Nigeria’s higher institutions on September 7. The agreement was reached at a meeting between the...

Makinde Sacks Commissioner for Works, Redeploys Two Others

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has sacked his Commissioner of Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja, with immediate effect. According to a statement...

Ikpeazu Orders Closure of Aba Market

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered the immediate closure of Umuehilegbu Industrial Market popularly called Bakasi Market in Aba the commercial hub of...

Bank Mistakenly Pays N573 Million into Magu’s Pastor Omale account, Finds...

The Ayo Salami-led panel probing allegations of corruption against suspended EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was stunned on Thursday when the MD/CEO of FCMB, Adam...

Petroleum Tanker Drivers Begin Strike in Lagos

Petroleum tanker drivers in Lagos have embarked on strike in line with the directive of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers...

Allegation of Fraud: Malami Writes Buhari, Says He was Already Rich...

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, explaining his wealth following calls for...

Ajayi Abused Privilege Accorded to Him—PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State has said the exit of the Deputy Governor of the State, Agboola Ajayi, has no effect on...

Schools Reopening: JAMB to Give New Commencement Date for Admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it is considering new date for the commencement of the 2020 admission processes from the earlier...

Agboola Ajayi Dumps PDP, to Announce Next Move

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, less than two months after joining the party.  His resignation from the PDP...

Okada Ban: Bauchi Govt Auctions Seized Motorcycles to Owners

Bauchi State government has ordered  the auctioning of seized commercial motorcycles to their original owners, beginning from Monday, the 10th of August 2020. The State...

Tinubu Mourns Kashamu, Says “We Must be Kind to the Dead”

Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has mourned a former lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial district in the 8th Senate, Buruji Kashamu, who...

Anambra Governor’s Aide on Security Murdered

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano's Senior Special Assistant on Security, Mr Azubuike Ekwegbalu, was murdered in his residence on Sunday by some assailants. Mr Ekwegbalu,...

PDP BOT Chairman Seeks Conduct of LG Election by INEC

Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the National Assembly to hasten the process...

Obasanjo Tests Negative for Covid-19

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has tested negative for COVID-19. Obasanjo's  spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. Akinyemi explained that his boss...

Buhari Mourns APC Chieftain, Dr Dapo Williams

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora over the  loss of Dr (Otunba) Dapo Williams, a prominent member...

NDDC Management, Akpabio Lied to You on Why Scholars Abroad...

A civil society group, Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing the Interim Management Commission of the Niger Delta...

North East Governors Call for Revocation of Abandoned Contracts in the...

The North East Governors Forum has called on the Federal Government to revoke all abandoned capital projects awarded to contractors in the region. This was...

APC Wins Nasarawa Central State Constituency Bye-election

All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ismail Danbaba, has won the bye-election for the Nasarawa Central State Constituency in the state House of Assembly. Mr Iiyasu...

Kashamu’s Remains Buried, as Mammoth Crowd Throng Ijebu-Igbo Residence

The remains of the late former lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu, were laid to rest at 12:55pm on Sunday at his...

FlashBack: Beirut Explosion, Edo Assembly Crisis, Kashamu’s Death and Other Top...

The explosion in a warehouse in Beirut which left about 158 persons dead dominated public discourse globally last week as people around the world...

Dogara’s Supporters Dump PDP for APC in Bauchi

Supporters of  former Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State have  defected from the Peoples Democratic...

UCL: Barcelona Set up Bayern Clash with Napoli Win

Barcelona set up a Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich after overcoming Napoli on a night of high VAR drama at the Nou Camp. Quique...

Bayern Crush Chelsea 7-1 on Aggregate to Reach UCL Quarter-finals

Bayern Munich will meet Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals after Robert Lewandowski inspired them to a crushing 7-1 aggregate win over Chelsea. Having established...

Kashamu Manipulated Law, Politics to Escape Justice in Alleged Criminal Offence-...

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the life and history of the deceased former lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial district, Senator Buruji Kashamu, is...

Juventus Appoint Club Legend, Andrea Pirlo, as Manager

Juventus have appointed Andrea Pirlo as manager to replace the sacked Maurizio Sarri, a week after hiring the former midfielder as Under-23 boss. The Italian...

COVID-19: NGO Distributes Food Items to 500 Widows as Palliatives in...

A Non Governmental Organisation, Sola Olagunju Foundation, on Saturday, distributed food items to no fewer than 500 widows in Ibadan as part of efforts...

Buhari Mourns Prominent Kano Businessman, Alhaji Shehu Rabi’u

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing away of renowned Kano businessman, Alhaji Shehu Rabi’u, from the Isyaku Rabi’u clan. In separate condolence...

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