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Monthly Archives: May 2020

OPEN LETTER FROM COL. DANGIWA UMAR (RTD)  TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

 Sunday 30th May 2020                                         ...

Senate President Condoles with President Buhari over Loss of Nephew

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his nephew, Alhaji Ibrahim Dauda. Lawan extended his condolences...

NDDC: You can’t Intimidate, Blackmail NASS- Senate Tells Cairo Ojougboh

The Senate has refuted the allegation made by Dr. Cairo Ojougboh the Executive Director of Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) under...

Robbers Raid Mahrez Home, Steal £500,000 Valuables

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez had three luxury watches worth more than £300,000 ($370,000) stolen when thieves raided his penthouse apartment. More than £50,000 in...

Mauro Icardi Signs Permanent Deal with PSG

Serie A giants, Inter Milan, on Sunday announced that striker, Mauro Icardi has signed a permanent deal with League 1 champions, Paris St Germain. PSG...

Zamfara Lawmaker, Tukur Jekada, is Dead

Tukur Jekada, a lawmaker representing Bakura Constituency at the Zamfara House of Assembly is dead. Shamsudeen Hassan, the Chairman of the House Committee on Information,...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Jump to 3rd Highest in Africa; Rwanda Records...

Nigeria's COVID-19 total number of cases has jumped to the third highest in Africa as infections on the continent grew above 139,000. The Nigeria Centre...

Somali Blast Kills 10, Injures 12 People Travelling for Funeral

At least 10 people died and 12 were wounded when a roadside bomb struck a minibus outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Sunday, the government said. The...

100-Year-Old  Indonesian Woman Recovers from COVID-19  

A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from coronavirus, making her the country’s oldest survivor of the deadly respiratory illness. Kamtim, who like many Indonesians goes...

ManU to Soon Close Deal on Ighalo’s Loan Extension 

Manchester United  are close to closing a deal regarding a loan extension for striker Odion Ighalo. The English Club is still in talks with Ighalo’s...

Iran Produces COVID-19 Saliva Detection Kit

Iranian researchers have produced test kits that allow detection of the novel coronavirus in saliva within 55 minutes, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. The...

Community Leader Commends El-Rufai for Banning Almajiri in the State

A community leader in Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna, Alhaji Uba Aliyu, has commended the State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai for banning Almajiri...

FlashBack: Adesina’s Travail, George Floyd’s Murder,  Coronavirus and Other News Highlights...

More countries with stringent restriction measures due to coronavirus pandemic eased their lockdown last week despite increasing cases of the deadly virus. Reactions to...

COVID-19 won’t Truncate Nigeria’s Electoral Process – INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and electoral process. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said...

12-Year-Old Girl Raped by Eleven Men in Jigawa 

The Jigawa State Police have arrested eleven men for allegedly rapping a 12-year-old girl in Dutse Local Government Area. Spokesman of the State police command,...

Bauchi Governor Mourns Former NNPC GMD

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed,  has expressed remorse over the passing of the  immediate past Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

Kidnappers Release Nasarawa CAN Chairman

Chairman, Nasarawa State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN ), Bishop Joseph Masin Chairman, Nasarawa State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN...

U.S  Launches First Human Spaceflight in 9 Years

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that American astronauts would return to the moon by 2024. Speaking after the successful launched of the country’s first...

Human Rights Activist Demands Apology from Akeredolu’s Wife for Calling Him...

A Canada -based human rights activist Jimmy Adekanle has demanded an apology from the wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu, for...

President Buhari Appoints New Nuclear Agency Chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Yau Idris as the new Director General, Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA). A statement by Minister of State for...

Nigeria Records 553 New COVID-19 cases, Total now 9,855

Nigeria has recorded 553 new coronavirus infections. This brings the total cases  to 9,855. This was stated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday...

Again, Buhari Loses Another Relative

President Muhammadu Buhari's nephew, Alhaji Ibrahim Dauda, is dead. Ibrahim Duada died in Daura, Katsina State, following a prolonged illness. In a condolence message, President Buhari...

Buhari Celebrates UNILAG VC, Prof Ogundipe, at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, on the occasion of his 60th birthday,  scheduled...

Buhari Felicitates with Veteran Journalist and Columnist, Tola Adeniyi, at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with the family, friends and colleagues of renowned writer, journalist, columnist, actor, dancer, and dramatist, Akogun Tola Adeniyi, as...

Germany Knocks Trump for Cutting Ties with WHO

Germany has described US President, Donald Trump's decision to cut ties with the World Health Organization, as disappointing and a setback for global health. Trump...

AJUMN Celebrates Shina Peters at 62

The Association of Juju Musicians of Nigeria (AJUMN) says it's celebrating legendary musician, Sir Shina Peters, who turned 62 on Saturday. The National President of...

COVID-19: Brazil Death Toll Overtakes Spain

Brazil has now suffered more deaths from the novel coronavirus than Spain, according to new statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the U.S. The...

Former Edo Commissioner Found Dead

A former commissioner for youths and sports in Edo State, Mr Presley Ediagbonya, was found dead on Friday night in a forest in Ondo State. The...

Akpabio Mourns NDDC’s Acting Executive Director of Finance’s Death, Condoles with...

 Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has expressed his sadness and pain over the  tragic and unexpected death of the Acting Executive...

Buhari Mourns Former NNPC Boss, Maikanti Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with family, friends and professional colleagues of former Group Managing Director of  Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti...

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