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Monthly Archives: January 2021

COVID-19: Osun Records Five Cases of UK Strain

Osun State has recorded five cases of the deadly B117 strain of COVID-19, which emerged first in the United Kingdom. The Commissioner for Information and...

Insecurity: Ganduje Calls for Ban on Herdsmen Movement from North to...

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has said the incessant herders/farmers clashes in the country will persist if the movement of herdsmen from the Northern part of...

Alleged Smear Campaign: Buhari Haunted by Shadows of Own Failures— PDP

The People's Democratic Party has faulted an allegation made by the Presidency that some Nigerians are plotting to deploy social media to launch a...

Framework for Rating Elective Candidates By Dr Umar Ardo

1. PREAMBLE/STATEMENT OF PROBLEM   Since the return of democratic rule in 1999, the 2023 general elections would be the seventh Nigerians would be going to...

NUJ Declares 3-Day Mourning over Benue Chapter Chairperson’s Death

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has declared three days of national mourning over the death of Mrs Victoria Asher, Chairman of the union...

FG Faults Transparency International Corruption Rating of Nigeria

The Federal Government has said Nigeria’s low rating in the 2020 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI-CPI) does  not truly reflect the great strides...

Ekiti Assembly Lawmaker, Juwa Adegbuyi, Dies as Retired Police Commissioner Dies...

Member representing Ekiti East Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly, Honourable Juwa Adegbuyi is dead. The Politico understands that the lawmaker died on...

Why I Signed NOUN Amendment Law – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that his prompt signature on the amended law of the National Open University of Nigeria’s (NOUN) has resolved the...

FlashBack: New Service Chiefs, Rawlings Burial, Kobe Bryant Remembrance and Other...

One of the major news highlights from last week was the appointment of new service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari which many described as...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 130,000

Lagos State alone recorded over 1,000 cases of coronavirus as infections in Nigeria rose by 1,883 on Saturday. The South Western state, the country's commercial...

Man United Vs Arsenal Crunch Tie Ends in Barren Draw

Manchester United dropped points for the third time in four Premier League games with this goalless draw against an under-strength Arsenal side at Emirates...

Buhari Advocates Bottom-up Registration to Strengthen APC in Grassroots

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Daura, Katsina State, called on leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to encourage more participation and ownership of...

We’re Committed to Transparent Implementation of 2021 Budget – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of full implementation of the 2021 budget, with all transparency and openness in meeting the targets. The President thanked...

Buhari Names New Aide-de-Camp

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new Aide-de-Camp. The new ADC, Lt-Col Y.M. Dodo, takes over from Col. M.L. Abubakar who has been with the...

50-Year-Old School Principal Regains Freedom from Kidnappers

Eight days after he was kidnapped gunmen in Bauchi, 50-year-old school principal, Iliyasu Suleiman, has regained his freedom. A family source disclosed to our correspondent...

Don’t Disappoint Nigerians, CUPP Tells Service Chiefs

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to finally see reasons to relieve the country’s former security chiefs...

Nigerians Express Shock as The Future Awards Africa Co-Founder, Emilia...

Tributes have been pouring in as co-founder of The Future Awards Africa and former partner, Red Media Africa, Emilia Asim-Ita passes on. She died on...

Benue NUJ Chairman is Dead

Chairperson of the Nigeria Union of Journalist, Benue Council, Comrade Victoria Asher, is dead. She died at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi after a caesarian...

Amotekun Leader Dies in Oyo

Leader of the Oyo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun in Kajola Local Government Area of the State, Tajudeen Salaudeen, has died in an accident. It...

Lalong Urges Judges to be Firm While Handling Kidnapping, Rape Cases

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau on Friday urged judges in the state to be firm while handling  cases involving kidnapping and rape. Lalong gave the...

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 27 Deaths in One Day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday reported 27 coronavirus -related deaths, bringing the total number of those who had succumbed to the...

Buhari Departs Abuja to Participate in APC Registration Exercise in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Daura, Katsina State, his home town, to participate in the national membership registration and revalidation exercise of...

Presidency Alleges Plan to Smear Buhari Via Online Campaigns

The Presidency has raised the alarm of plots to orchestrate smear campaign against President Muhammadu Buhari, using sponsored publications in online newspapers and blogs. A...

UK Places Travel Ban on 30 Countries, Excludes Nigeria

Travelers from 30 countries have been banned from entering the United Kingdom over the surge in COVID-19 cases. The UK which announced the ban on...

Buhari Seeks Senate’s Confirmation Of Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has communicated the appointment of the Service Chiefs to the National Assembly seeking their confirmation by the Senate. In a statement by...

Seven Bandits Embrace Peace Accord, Surrender Weapons in Zamfara

Following the peace accord put in place by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, seven repentant bandits have surrendered their weapons and embraced amnesty. The...

Pandemonium in Ibadan as Hoodlums Attack Police Officers

There was pandemonium in parts of Ibadan on Thursday as some hoodlums attacked police officers of Mapo Divisional headquarters. The hoodlums numbering about thirty were...

Bandits Invade Niger Community, Abduct over 50 Residents

Bandits on Thursday abducted over 50 people in Bassa community of Shiroro Local Government Area in Niger State. The incident, according to sources, took place...

Man United Condemn Racial Abuse on Martial and Tuanzebe

Manchester United say they are "disgusted" after Axel Tuanzebe and Anthony Martial were racially abused on social media by "mindless idiots" after Wednesday's loss...

Nigeria Records 864 New COVID-19 Cases Excluding Lagos State Data

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 864 new cases of coronavirus to take total number to 127,024. The figure according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Country...

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