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Monthly Archives: August 2020

Oyo FRSC Command Impounds 150 Vehicles, Prosecutes 47 Traffic Offenders

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Oyo State Command, has impounded 150 vehicles and prosecuted 47 traffic violators during a special patrol in August codenamed...

NECO Fixes Sept. 10th Deadline for Registration

The National Examination Council (NECO) has fixed September 10th as the deadline for the registration of schools and examination candidates for the 2020 Senior...

Petty Internal Squabbles Robbed APC of Electoral Victories – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said enhanced consultation within the governing political party, All Progressives Congress, will strengthen its internal democracy, and improve chances of...

Pastor Adeboye in The Villa, Meets Buhari.

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, has, on Monday, paid a visit to the President, Muhammadu...

Nigeria’s Former U-17 Goalkeeper Dies in Senegal

Former National Under 17 goalkeeper, John Felagha, has died at the age of 26. He died in Senegal on Sunday, according to the Nigeria Football...

Kogi Guber: Bello Hails Supreme Court Ruling; PDP Accepts Judgement

Governor Yahaya Bello has hailed the ruling of the Supreme Court on Monday in Abuja which affirmed his re-election as Kogi State Governor. The governor...

Vanguard Editor-in-Chief Appointed NIJ Provost

The General Manager/Editor-in-Chief of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr Gbenga Adefaye, has been appointed as Provost of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) in Ogba, Ikeja. This...

Pranab Mukherjee, former Indian President and elder statesman, has died at...

Pranab Mukherjee, former Indian President and elder statesman, has died at the age of 84. Mukherjee had tested positive for coronavirus and been in a...

Bauchi First Lady Commissions Vocational Centre, Empowers Youth in...

Wife of the Bauchi State Governor, Dr. Aisha Bala  Mohammed, has commissioned a multi million naira skills acquisition center in Bauchi on Monday. The centre...

Buhari Transfers NIMC to Communication Ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. This was...

Buhari Hails General Ike Nwachukwu on 80th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sen. Ike Nwachukwu, on his 80th birthday, scheduled for Tuesday. The President saluted  the...

Lagos Health Commissioner Recovers from COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative, the state government said. According to the Commissioner for Information,...

Protest Rocks Federal Ministry of Finance

Some protesters have stormed the Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, on Monday, for a peaceful protest The group,  Local Contractors of Nigeria, is demanding that...

Supreme Court Affirms Yahaya Bello as Kogi Governor, Dismisses Wada’s appeal

The Supreme Court has affirmed Yahaya Bello as the governor  of Kogi state.  The apex court resolved all the five issues of the appeal in...

Report on Passage of Social Media Bill Fake- Spokesman

The Senate has described the report  that it is set to pass  the Social Media Bill once the it resumes plenary on September 15...

Zamfara to Introduce Death Penalty for Reckless Drivers Causing Passengers Death

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said the state government will soon introduce a law that will enforce death penalty on reckless drivers...

Bribery Scandal: Blatter, Platini to Face Interrogation by Swiss Prosecutor

Two former top football association bosses, Michael Platini and Sepp Blatter, each face interrogation from the Swiss public prosecutor this week as part of...

Amnesty Programme: Ex-agitators Commend Buhari over Col. Dikio’s Appointment

A coalition of ex-agitators has lauded the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for appointing Col. Milland Dikio (rtd) as Interim Administrator of the Amnesty Programme. This was...

Man United to Sign Ajax Star, van de Beek, for £40m

United are close to reaching an agreement to sign Ajax midfielder, Donny van de Beek. The club have scouted Van de Beek extensively, with the...

No Policeman Missing in Enugu, Says CP

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has said that no policeman is missing in the state contrary to speculations about...

La Liga Insists Messi must Pay €700m Release Clause to Leave...

La Liga has dashed Lionel Messi’s hopes of leaving Barcelona on a free transfer by stating that his €700m release clause will have to...

Lewandowski Wins Germany’s Player of the Year Award

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has been voted Germany’s Footballer of the Year. The 31-year-old Pole was the runaway winner of the title awarded by...

Movie Star, Lola Alao, Recovers from Covid-19

Nollywood actress, Lola Alao, has been cured of coronavirus. She made this known via her verified Instagram page, officiallolaalao, on Sunday. While narrating her experience in...

Buhari Mourns Attah of Igala, Ameh Oboni II

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed profound commiserations with the family, friends and associates of His Royal Majesty, Attah Igala, Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II,...

IG Warns Politicians against Violence in Edo, Ondo Guber Elections

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned politicians against violence in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States.  Adamu gave the warning...

Sanwo-Olu Directs Tertiary Institutions to Reopen September 14, Sets September 21...

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed that tertiary institutions in the state should reopen for academic activities on September 14. Speaking during a press...

Fani-Kayode Writes NUJ President, Apologizes for Harassing Journalist

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has written to the President of Nigeria Union of Journalist to apologise for harassing a member of...

FlashBack: Chadwick Boseman’s Death, Helicopter’s Crash, Fani-Kayode’s Press Conference and Other...

The news of the death of Chadwick Boseman who starred in the movie, Black Panther, was a global discourse last week as fans mourned...

Police AIG Yusuf is Dead

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 14, Katsina State, Rabi’u Yusuf, has died. Punch reported that Yusuf died early Saturday morning. Although...

Aubameyang Shines Again as Arsenal Win Community Shield

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a superb goal and netted the winning penalty in a shootout as Arsenal beat Premier League champions Liverpool in the Community...

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