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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Napoli Announce Victor Osimhen’s Arrival

Napoli have announced the signing of Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, after weeks of prolonged transfer process.  The Italian Serie A side made the announcement on...

Insecurity: We have Done our Best – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said despite the criticisms of his performance in the area of security, he and his team have done their best. Assessing...

Court Dismisses Assault Suit Against Senator Abbo

Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo, has won the case of assault instituted against him before a Magistrate Court in Zuba, Abuja by the Nigeria...

Bauchi Chief Imam Appeals for Payment of July Salary to Workers

The chief imam of Bauchi Central Mosque Malam Bala Baban Inna has appealed to the state government to pay workers their July salaries to...

Senate President Mourns Afenifere Leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sent his condolences to the family, friends and political associates of Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, the leader of...

NBA will Work for All Members, Society—President-elect

The President elect of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr Olumide Akpata, has reacted to his victory at the association's election. Mr Akpata said under his...

Olumide Akpata Defeats Two SANs to Emerge NBA President

Mr Olumide Akpata of Templars Law has emerged the President of the Nigeria Bar Association after coming out victorious in the NBA 2020 election...

Buhari Mourns General Sam Momah

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Minister of Science and Technology, Maj. Gen. Sam Momah. The President in a statement by...

Buhari Mourns Afenifere Leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Yoruba socio-cultural and political organisation, Afenifere, in mourning the passing of Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, describing his death as a...

Military Saboteurs Attacked My Convoy —Zulum

Borno Governor Babagana Zulum has attributed Wednesday’s attack on his convoy between Monguno and Baga town to military sabotage. The Governor’s convoy was attacked by...

Ismaila Isa Funtua: Exit of the ‘One-man Cabal’

"When paupers die, there are no comets seen but even the heavens blaze forth the death of Princes" - Williams Shakespeare He was towering figure who...

Sallah: Buhari Charges Muslims on Noble Teachings of Islam

As Muslims in Nigeria join their counterparts globally to mark this year's Eid-el-Kabir today, President Muhammadu Buhari has charged them to practice the noble...

Eid-el-Kabir: APC Congratulates Muslim Faithful, Faults Makinde’s Opening of Prayer Grounds

Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC) had urged Muslim faithful in the State not to throw caution in the wind as Governor...

Buhari Commends Nigerian Muslims, Christians for Understanding on Covid-19 Guidelines

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his call on Nigerians to continue to exercise patience and understanding over the inconveniences created by the precautionary measures...

AIB Launches Investigation as Two Aircrafts Collide at Lagos Airport

The Accident Investigation Bureau on Thursday said it would probe the collision involving an aircraft belonging to Middle East Airline and a Turkish plane...

BREAKING: Multiple Blasts Rock Maiduguri

At least, two persons are feared dead and dozens sustained injuries when multiple explosions hit Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on Sallah eve. According...

Swiss Prosecutor Launches Criminal Proceeding against Gianni Infantino

Swiss prosecutors have launched legal proceedings against Fifa president Gianni Infantino. It is in relation to an alleged secret meeting the head of world football's...

Eid-el-Kabir: Oyo Government Opens Prayer Grounds, Harps on COVID-19 Protocol

Oyo State Government has approved congregational gatherings at prayer grounds across the state for the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir prayers. The state government however warned, that Muslim...

Elder Statesman, Chief Ayo Fasanmi, Dies at 94

Elder statesman and prominent Yoruba leader, Sen Ayo Fasanmi, has died at the age of 94. It was gathered that Chief Fasanmi died on Wednesday...

Eid-el-Kabir: Atiku Tasks Nigerians on Religious Harmony, Sacrifice to Curb COVID-19...

On the occasion of this year's Eid-el-Kabir celebration, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to embrace love, peace and tolerance in order...

Court of Appeal Affirms Deregistration of Political Parties

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the power of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties in the country. The...

Governors Want YESSO Project Implemented in their States- National Coordinator

The National Coordinator of the World Bank Assisted Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO), Hajiya Hajara Sami has disclosed that more state governors...

FIFA Approves $1m Grant for NFF, Releases Financial Bailout Plan for...

World football governing body, FIFA on Wednesday approved a $1m grant to the Nigerian Football Federation “to protect and restart its football."  As part of...

Stop Rehabilitating Ex-Boko Haram Fighters, They’ll Never Repent —Ndume Tell FG

Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno south, has kicked against the reintegration of ex-Boko Haram fighters into the society. The military had in 2016 launched Operation...

FEC Endorses Nigeria, US Air Transport Agreement

The Federal Executive Council on has ratified the air transport agreement between Nigeria and the United States of America. The Minister of Information and Culture,...

FEC Approves N8.64bn Counterpart Funding for Siemens Power Deal

The Federal Executive Council has approved the payment of €15.21 million (N6,940,081,465.20) offshore and N1.708 billion onshore as part of Nigeria’s counterpart funding for...

FG Releases NECO Examination Commencement Date

The Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations organised by the National Examination Council (NECO) has been scheduled to start on October 5 and end November...

Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari Bars Religious Leaders, Party, Government Officials from Paying Him...

President Muhammadu Buhari has barred religious leaders, government officials, party leaders and other persons from visiting him for Eid-el Kabir celebration. This was disclosed in...

Community Shield Scheduled for August 29

The Football Association announced on Wednesday that the Community Shield, the new English season traditional curtain raiser, would take place at Wembley on August...

Oyo to Create Employment Scheme for Repatriated Indigenes

Oyo State Government has said it is working towards an employment scheme for repatriated Indigenes of the state. The Chairman, Oyo State Road Transport Management...

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