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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Buhari to Make New Year Broadcast Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will make a New Year broadcast to the nationals on  Friday, January 1, 2021 at 7am. This announcement was by Presidential spokesman,...

COVID-19 Second Wave: FAAN Tightens Saftey Protocols 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has on Thursday reiterated its earlier directive that only passengers will be allowed into airport terminals. FAAN management...

Buhari Threatens to Sanction Heads of Revenue Generating Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has  issued warning to  revenue generation agencies to work hard to meet their targets. The President issued the warning after he signed...

Insecurity: ACF Warns of Camels Ferrying Weapons Through Northern Borders

The Pan-Northern Socio-Political group, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has raised an alarm that of the use of camels to allegedly  bring in “Rocket...

Buhari Commends Niger Republic’s Peaceful Polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the outgoing President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, and the citizens of the country for the peaceful and successful...

Buhari Mourns Major-General Cyril Iweze

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Iweze family of Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, the Nigerian Army, friends and colleagues...

Biden Names Nigerian-American Okolo Member of COVID-19 Response Team

United States President-elect, Joe Biden, has named two Nigerian-Americans in his first 100 White House appointees. Biden named Ms Osaremen Okolo, as a member of...

Lewis Hamilton Knighted in UK Honours List

Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in Britain’s traditional New Year Honours list after equalling Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula One world titles. The list...

President Buhari Signs 2021 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13,588,027,886,175 into law. The president’s action followed the earlier passing of the...

Insecurity: Ogun Bans Waste Cart Pushers

Ogun State government has banned all waste cart pushers operating in the state with immediate effect. Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Environment and...

NFF Names Davidson Owumi LMC CEO

The Nigeria Football Federation has named Davidson Owumi as the Chief Executive Officer of the League Management Company. Owumi who is the General Manager of...

PDP is Dead – Senator Elisha Abbo

Senator representing Adamawa North, Senator Elisha Abbo, has disclosed that  he left the Peoples Democratic Party because the PDP was a dead political party. Senator...

Buhari should Quit or be Impeached over Insecurity – Rep

A lawmaker representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Kingsley Chinda, has said President Muhammadu Buhari " lacks the capacity to tackle...
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia.

Biden Makes over 100 White House Appointments

President-elect Joe Biden has named over 100 White House appointees. “With today’s announcement, President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris surpass their goal to name over...

EFCC Secured 865 Convictions from 1,305 Cases in 2020— Official

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured 865 convictions from a total of 1,305 cases it filed in the courts in 2020. This was...

NIDCOM, Foreign Affairs Ministry to Rescue Nigerian Death Row Inmate in...

The family of Sulaimon Olufemi, a Nigerian sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, on Wednesday, in Lagos approached the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)...

Liverpool Stutter Again in Barren Draw at Newcastle

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side's position in the table is "the last thing" he is thinking about after they drew at Newcastle...

Insecurity: Buhari Meets Governor Zulum

President Muhammadu Buhari met with Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State at the State House Abuja on Wednesday. President Buhari's Assistant on New Media, Lauretta...

Gov. Ayade Signs 2021 Appropriation Bill of N281.9bn into Law

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Wednesday signed the state’s 2021 budget of N281.9 billion into law. The budget has N192.5 billion representing 67...

Buhari Hails Former NIMASA Boss, Dakuku Peterside, on 50th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to former Director General/CEO of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, on his...

New Year: Makinde Reverses Decision, Lifts FG’s Curfew in Oyo, Permits...

Barely 24 hours after banning New Year crossover services in the state, Oyo State Government has reversed its decision. Governor Seyi Makinde also lifted the...

Why 8th Senate Didn’t Confirm Some of Buhari’s Appointees- Saraki

Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, in a series of tweets on Wednesday stated the reasons the 8th Senate did not confirm some...

Corps Members Not Abandoned at Isolation Centres— NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps has denied abandoning corps members who tested positive for COVID-19 in isolation centres. An online report had said some corps...

Ayinla Omowura’s Drummer Dies at 97

The lead drummer of late Apala musician, Ayinla Omowura, is dead Pa AbdulRahman Adewole ,popularly known as Adewole Onilu-Ola, died at the age of 97...

Ooni Alerts Nigerians on Second Wave of COVID-19

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has alerted Nigerians on the second wave of COVID-19, adding it is deadlier than the first. The Ooni...

After 5-0 Thrashing by Leeds with Arsenal to Come, West Brom...

West Brom boss Sam Allardyce has said football needs a break after the Premier League returned its highest number of positive coronavirus results in...

We will Tackle Food Inflation in 2021- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the administration will keep a keen eye on food inflation in the New Year while giving a strong...

New Year: RCCG, CAN, Winners Cancel Crossover Services

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has directed its parishes to cancel crossover service nationwide. In a memo signed by its Assistant General Overseer (AGO)...

New Year: Oyo Bans Crossover Services, Street Carnivals

Oyo State Government has banned New Year crossover services in worship centers and organization of street carnivals in order to ensure strict compliance with...

FG Suspends 100 Passports of Passengers Who Refused Post Arrival COVID-19...

The Federal Government has suspended the passports of 100 in-bound airline passengers who failed to take the second test of COVID-19 after arriving in...

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