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Monthly Archives: May 2020

EPL Return: Bournemouth Player Tests Positive for Covid-19

A yet-to-be-named Bournemouth player has tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club announced on Sunday. The player has therefore become the eighth case involving...

Troops Neutralise 35 Terrorists in Borno— DHQ

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 35 Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22...

Abia State Commissioner for Environment, Solomon Ogunji, is Dead

Abia State Government has announced the demise of its Commissioner for Environment, Dr Solomon Ogunji. According to the state Commissioner for Information, Okiyi-Kalu, the commissioner...

Super Eagles Striker, Victor Osimhen, Loses Dad

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has announced the passing of his father. The 21-year-old Lille forward made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Sunday. “RIP...

Buhari Observes Eid Prayer at Home with Family

President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his household on Sunday morning observed the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the State House, Abuja. The prayers were held at...

Eid-el Fitr: Etsu Nupe Urges Adherence to COVID-19 guidelines

The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has advised his subjects and Nigerians to respect all government directives and health guidelines against coronavirus pandemic to...

Journalist Charged to Court for Allegedly Insulting Lai Mohammed

A journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi has been charged to court by the police for allegedly "insulting" the Minister of Information,...

Borno: Zulum Attends Eid amidst Strict Coronavirus Prevention

Borno State Governor, Babagana  Zulum, on Sunday joined Muslims for Eid prayers under strict social distancing and use of face masks by worshippers. The Governor...

FlashBack: Eid Celebration, Pakistan Plane Crash, Ese Oruru and Other Stories...

Muslims across the world celebrated the Eid-el-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fasting, in an unusual fashion due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There...

Ferguson’s Chewing Gum, Serena’s Smashed Racket and Other Sports Memorabilia Sold...

Just like in many career callings, numerous athletes have been idolized by their fans across the world because of their magical exploits in their...

Number of Discharged COVID-19 Patients in Oyo Increases to 58, Cases...

The total number of discharged patients of COVID-19in Oyo State has increased to fity-eight following the recovery of another nine patients.  The nine persons were...

Bauchi Governor Felicitates with Muslim on Eid El-Fitr, Appeals for...

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has called for tolerance and peaceful coexistence among adherents of different faiths in Bauchi State and Nigeria at...

Global Covid-19 Cases Reach 5.25m, over 339,000 Deaths

The number of global coronavirus cases has passed 5.25 million with more than 339,000 deaths. This is according to the World Health Organisation table which...

Nigeria Records 265 Fresh Cases of Covid-19

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has increased to 7,526 in Nigeria. This is after 265 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the country...

Eid-el-Fitr: Maintain Virtues Imbibed During Ramadan Fasting, Oyo APC Urges Muslims 

Oyo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress(APC) has urged Muslims to maintain the virtues imbibed during the month-long Ramadan fasting.  The party in a...

Eid-el-Fitr: Atiku Felicitates with Muslims, Says COVID-19 Test from Allah

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said protection of all lives and obedience to regulations from those in authority especially during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Ondo Ex-APC Chairman, Kekemeke, Demands Direct Primaries

One of the governorship aspirants in the July 22 primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Isaac Kekemeke, has described the...

COVID-19: 24 More Patients Discharged in Bauchi, 2 New Cases Recorded

Twenty four more samples taken for the second test of COVID-19 status at the NCDC in Abuja by Bauchi State government have all returned...

Ondo Governorship Aspirant Greets Muslims, Urges Sustenance of Piety after Ramadan 

The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the 2016 governorship election in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede ,SAN, has congratulated Muslims on the  successful...

La Liga can Resume from June 8 – Spanish Prime Minister

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that La Liga can resume from its coronavirus lockdown on the week of June 8. “The resumption...

Eid el Fitr: Don’t Lose Hope, Buhari Urges Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the coronavirus pandemic, "which caught the world off guard, and...

Buhari Eulogizes Late Justice Karibi-Whyte

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to government and people of Rivers State over the passing of legal icon, author and Professor of Law,...

Adegboruwa Commends Buhari for Granting Financial Autonomy to Legislature and Judiciary

Human rights campaigner, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa,SAN, has  commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to the Judiciary and Legislature. Adegboruwa...

Naomi Osaka Beats Serena Williams to Top Highest Paid Female Athletes...

Two time Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka has upstaged Serena Williams to become the world’s highest-paid female athlete, according to Forbes Magazine.  The 22-year old...

Four More Patients Die of Covid-19 in Lagos

Four more patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known via his...

Nigeria Records 245 Fresh Cases of Covid-19

Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of coronavirus. This brings the total number of infections in the country to 7,261. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Financial Autonomy for State Judiciary, Legislature: What Implications for the States?

In exercising his prerogative of presidential powers as codified in the Constitution(as amended) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has issued ...

Eid-el-Fitri: Makinde Felicitates With Muslims, Calls for Continued Support in Fight...

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has congratulated Muslim faithful in the State on the successful completion of this year's Ramadan fasting.  In a statement issued...

State Legislature, Judiciary now Independent as Buhari Signs Financial Autonomy Order

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order granting financial autonomy to states legislature and judiciary in Nigeria. He made the announcement in a tweet...

Lawan Commiserates with Senator Kabiru Gaya over Wife’s Death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed his condolences to His Excellency, Senator Kabiru Gaya, over the death of his wife, Hajiya Halima...

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