Tuesday, January 19, 2021

One Shot as Protest over Epileptic Power Supply in Kafanchan Turns Violent

A peaceful protest against epileptic power supply in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Monday, turned violent as one person was shot by security operatives. The protesters stormed the Kaduna Electricity Distribution

COVID-19: Kano Directs Civil Servants to Stay Home Untill Further Notice

The Kano state government has directed all civil servants to stay at home  from Tuesday, untill further notice, following the increase in cases of COVID-19 in the country. The directive

Just in: Two Days After Winning Election, Kano LG Chairman-elect Dies

Two days after last Saturday’s local government election in Kano State, Ali Namadi, who won the Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State, is dead. Namadi died on Tuesday around 1:00a.m,

Insecurity: PDP Tackles Buhari over Abduction of Security Operatives 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari over the  abduction and killing of 18 security operatives in Kaduna State. This was contained in a statement  by Kola

We are Committed to Good Governance in Africa – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of the Nigerian government to the enthronement of democracy and good governance on the African continent. Speaking at the Virtual Support Mission and

Maina Suffers Stroke in Prison

Former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has suffered a partial stroke at the Kuje Correctional Center where he is being detained, his lawyer, Anayo Adibe, claimed on Monday.

Bandits Kidnap Professor, Kill Son, Three Others in Kaduna LGAs

Bandits on Sunday invaded three Local Government Areas in Kaduna State, in separate attacks, killing four persons, including a Professor son, two vigilante members, and one other. The Local Government

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Infections Increase by 1,617 as FG Releases N10bn for Nigerian-Made Vaccine

Nigeria on Monday recorded 1,617 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of infections to 112,004, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The figure represents the continuous

COVID-19: Avoid Second Lockdown, PTF Urges Nigerians

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has called on Nigerians to do everything possible to avoid a second lockdown in the country. The Chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, who is

Buhari Approves Abubakar Fiko as Acting NDE DG

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Monday approved the appointment of Abubakar Fikpo as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) pending the appointment of a substantive DG. The

One Shot as Protest over Epileptic Power Supply in Kafanchan Turns...

A peaceful protest against epileptic power supply in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, on Monday, turned violent as one person was shot by security operatives. The protesters...

COVID-19: Kano Directs Civil Servants to Stay Home Untill Further Notice

The Kano state government has directed all civil servants to stay at home  from Tuesday, untill further notice, following the increase in cases of...

Just in: Two Days After Winning Election, Kano LG Chairman-elect ...

Two days after last Saturday’s local government election in Kano State, Ali Namadi, who won the Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State, is dead. Namadi died...

Insecurity: PDP Tackles Buhari over Abduction of Security Operatives 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari over the  abduction and killing of 18 security operatives in Kaduna State. This was contained...

We are Committed to Good Governance in Africa – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of the Nigerian government to the enthronement of democracy and good governance on the African continent. Speaking at...

Maina Suffers Stroke in Prison

Former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has suffered a partial stroke at the Kuje Correctional Center where he is being detained, his...

Bandits Kidnap Professor, Kill Son, Three Others in Kaduna LGAs

Bandits on Sunday invaded three Local Government Areas in Kaduna State, in separate attacks, killing four persons, including a Professor son, two vigilante members,...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Infections Increase by 1,617 as FG Releases N10bn for...

Nigeria on Monday recorded 1,617 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of infections to 112,004, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

COVID-19: Avoid Second Lockdown, PTF Urges Nigerians

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has called on Nigerians to do everything possible to avoid a second lockdown in the country. The Chairman of...

Buhari Approves Abubakar Fiko as Acting NDE DG

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Monday approved the appointment of Abubakar Fikpo as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) pending the...

EFCC Academy Gets New commandant

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mohammed Umar Abba, has appointed Detective Commander Ayo Peter Olowonihi as Commandant, EFCC...

FUTA Deputy Registrar Killed by Bandits

The Deputy Registrar of he Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Ondo State, Dr Amos Arijesuyo, has been killed by bandits. The management of the...

Akeredolu Orders Herdsmen to Vacate Ondo Forest Reserves

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen to vacate the forest reserves in the state.The order is...

Gunmen Abduct Travellers on Ilesha-Akure Expressway

Some travellers have been abducted by yet-to-be identified gunmen along Ilesha-Akure expressway. It was gathered that the incident occurred between Omoh Ijesha and Erin-Ijesha in...

Ronaldo Fires Blank as Inter Beat Serie A Champions Juventus

Inter Milan beat champions Juventus 2-0 to move level on points with Serie A leaders AC Milan on Sunday, boosting their hopes of a...

Buhari Renews Appointment of 7 MDs, Appoints Two New Other for...

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal/ appointment of Nine (9) Managing Directors and One (1) Executive Director for some of the River Basin...

Bandits Ambush Riot Policemen in Kaduna, Kill Four, One Missing

Four riot policemen lost their lives at the weekend after bandits numbering about 100 attacked them along Birnin-Gwari Funtua highway. The operatives attached to Police...

Bandits Kill Eight in Zamfara Community

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the death of eight people in an attack by bandits on Janbako Community of Maradun Local Government...

U.S. VP-elect Kamala Harris to Resign from Senate

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from the Senate on Monday, according to a Harris aide. The Californian Democrat’s resignation comes two days before she...

Joshua, Fury Title Fight to Take Place in Middle East

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said a deal for the world heavyweight champion to meet Tyson Fury in an undisputed world heavyweight title bout...

Solskjaer Laments ‘Missed Opportunity’ as Anfield Clash Ends in Goalless Stalemate

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described Manchester United’s 0-0 draw at Liverpool as a “missed opportunity” after Alisson Becker made two superb saves to deny...

Professor of Chemistry Emerges Gashua Varsity First Female VC

A female Professor of Chemistry, Maimuna Waziri , has emerged the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Gashua in Yobe State. Prof Waziri' s appointment...

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Another 15 Fatalities as Infections Increase to 110,387

No fewer than 15 people died of COVID-19 complications in Nigeria on Sunday as the second wave of the disease continues to claim more...

Buhari Mourns Former Minister, Jubril Martins-Kuye

President Muhammadu Buhari has  commiserated with family, friends and associates of former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye, praying that the almighty...

Ozil Announces Fenerbahce Move, Lands in Istanbul

Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, has confirmed that he will be completing his move to Fenerbahce in Turkey soon. The former Germany international who has been...

Buratai Lauds Troops Over Marte Success

Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai has commended the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole for its success in dislodging Boko Haram terrorists...

Bandits Kill Woman, Ward Head, Three Others in Kaduna

Armed bandits have reportedly killed an 80-year old woman during a raid in Shari village, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner...

Leadership Crisis: Lagos PDP Pledges Allegiance to Makinde

The People's Democratic Party, Lagos State Chapter, has pledged its allegiance to the leadership of Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, in the South...

Insecurity: Telling Nigerians to Wait on God Smacks of Incompetence, PDP...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  argued that the statement by the Presidency that Nigerians should 'wait on God' for solutions to the insecurity...

Buhari Hails Elder Statesman, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on 88th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with seasoned diplomat and administrator, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 88th birthday. The President congratulated the former Secretary General of...

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