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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Okowa Relaxes Curfew in Delta

The Delta State Government has announced a relaxation of the statewide curfew imposed on 22 October, 2020 following wanton destruction of public property. According to...

New Super Eagles Invitee, Simona Halep Test Positive for COVID-19

New Super Eagles invitee, Sebastian Osigwe, has become a major doubt for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone after contracting COVID-19. The...

BASG to Establish Environmental Science Laboratory

Bauchi State Government is to establish an environmental science laboratory. Governor Bala Mohammed has disclosed The governor said  that about 40 million naira has been...

Sir Sean Connery, First Actor to Play James Bond, Dies at...

Actor Sir Sean Connery, known for being the first to play the legendary role of James Bond has died at the age of 90,...

COVID-19: Idu 500-bed treatment, Isolation centre still operational — FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it has not shut down the Idu COVID-19 treatment and Isolation centre. Dr Mohammed Kawu, the Acting Secretary,...

Nigerian Cop Named for UN Police Award

A Nigerian Police officer, Chief Superintendent Catherine Ekwutosi Ugorji, has been selected by the United Nations as one of two runners-up for the UN...

Neymar out until at least mid-November, PSG coach says

 Paris St-Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar will be sidelined until after the international break in mid-November, the French club’s coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday. This...

#EndSARS Protest: Ondo Senator promises to rebuild Police Area Command, others

Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District, has promised to rebuild the Police Area Command and the Divisional Police Headquarters buildings in Okitipupa...

Kidnapped Council Boss in Oyo Regains Freedom

The Caretaker Chairman of Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke, who was kidnapped, has been freed by his abductors. It...

Buhari Welcomes International Partnerships to Spur Development

President Muhammadu Buhari  has expressed the commitment of the government of Nigeria to work with an international think-tank group and investment promoter, Horasis Global...

England and Man United Legend, Nobby Stiles, Dies at 78

World Cup-winning England midfielder Nobby Stiles has died aged 78 after a long illness. The former Manchester United player had prostate cancer and advanced dementia. Stiles...

Ronaldo Recovers from Coronavirus

Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has recovered from coronavirus. Ronaldo, 35, tested positive on 13 October and missed Juventus' 2-0 Champions League defeat by...

Buhari Lobbies European Council on Okonjo-Iweala, Debt Relief

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday held a video conference with Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council, during which the latter reiterated Europe’s...

#EndSARS: Make clear your compensation to slain police, PDP tasks Gov Sanwo-Olu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, has advised Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to state clearly his compensations for the police officers who lost...

Edo 2020: Tribunal Sitting Begins

The Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal had its inaugural sitting where it urged all the litigants to desist from frivolous motions that would...

#EndSARS: Police Personnel didn’t Shoot at Protesters— IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday dismissed Amnesty International's report on the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by police, saying officers "acted...

#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Visits Lekki Toll Gate, Discovers Bullet Shells

The Lagos State Judicial Panel on the Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident on Friday discovered...

#EndSARS: Buhari Gives Ministers One-Week Ultimatum to Submit Crisis Reports

President Muhammadu Buhari has given all ministers one-week ultimatum to submit reports of engagements with stakeholders in their various states over the crisis that...

Buhari Mourns School Kids Killed in Enugu Car Crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the gruesome vehicle accident in Mgbowu, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, in which scores of...

Rohr Calls Up Musa, 23 Others for Sierra Leone Double Header

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, defender William Ekong, midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo and 21 others for next month’s...

Power Generation HITS 13,000MW- Minister of Power

The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, has said that the Nigeria’s installed grid power generation capacity has grown from 8,000mw to 13,000mw under...

FG Reiterates Commitment to Okonjo-Iweala’s Ambition for WTO Top Job

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring a former Minister of Finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the new Director General of...

Buhari Hails Elder Statesman, Chief Afe Babalola, at 91

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to the founder of Afe Babalola University, Aare Afe Babalola, on his 91st birthday, scheduled for Friday. The...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s Economy Fragile to Bear Another Lockdown—Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria's economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown if cases of COVID-19 rise again. The President made...

#ENDSARS: Ondo Government Reopens Public, Private Schools

Private and public schools in Ondo  State can reopen from Monday, November 2, 2020. The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr Femi Agagu, made...

Ganduje reappoints Sacked Commissioner, Muaz Magaji, Chairman, AKK Gas Project

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed his sacked commissioner for Work and Infrastructure, Engr. Mu’azu Magaji, as Chairman State Gas Pipeline Project...

Buhari Condoles with NOC Boss, Habu Gumel, over Loss of Wife

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Chairman of the Nigerian Olympic Committee (NOC), Eng. Habu Ahmed Gumel, over the passing of his wife,...

Makinde Felicitates with Muslims on Eidul-Mawlid

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has congratulated the Muslim faithful in the state on the occasion of the celebration of the birth of...

Man United’s Alex Telles, Tests Positive for Covid-19

Manchester United's Brazil left-back Alex Telles has tested positive for coronavirus. Telles, who joined United from Porto on a four-year contract earlier this month, did...

Maulud: Buhari Preaches Love, Reiterates Pledge to Punish Errant Security Agents

As Muslims in Nigeria join others all over the world to mark the Eid-el-Maulud, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all citizens to use the...

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