Wednesday, August 12, 2020

COVID-19: Indonesia Budgets $339m for Vaccine

The Indonesian government has budgeted five trillion rupiah equivalent to about 339 million dollars for this year’s production of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is...

Oluwo of Iwoland Loses Mother

Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has lost his mother, Suebat Amope Akanbi, according to his spokesperson. The Chief Press Secretary to the monarch,...

Reps C’ttee Suspends Hearing on Agip, De COON Breach of Contract

The House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Upstream,  has suspended the  hearing of a case of alleged breach of contract between Agip and DE...

UN Urges World Leaders to Reinforce Commitment on Youth Empowerment

UN Secretary-General António Guterres and the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, have called on leaders to  strengthen their...

Shagari’s Grandson Tells Chritians to Stop Interferring in Islamic Affairs

Bello Shagari, a grandson of a former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari, has advised Christians to stop interferring in matters concerning beliefs and practices of...

Minister Recovers from COVID-19 Three Weeks After Testing Positive

Three weeks after testing positive for COVID-19, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has recovered from the disease. The minister shared the update on...

Why I said Cost of Data should Come Down by 40%...

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has explained that his earlier statement that cost of data should come...

INEC Fixes Dates for all Bye-elections across the Country

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has fixed Oct. 31 for the conduct of the 12 pending constituencies bye-elections in the country. The pending...

Bauchi NLC Threatens Strike over Non-payment of Salaries

Bauchi State Chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress has given the Bauchi State Government  one week ultimatum to resolve the problems on pending workers’...

Europa: Shakhtar Beat Basel to Set up Inter Clash

Shakhtar Donetsk cruised past FC Basel in Gelsenkirchen to book a Europa League semi-final with Inter Milan. The Ukrainian side raced into an early lead...

Sevilla Knock Wolves out of Europa, to Face Man United

Wolves' Europa League dream came to a heartbreaking end as Sevilla booked a semi-final against Manchester United on Sunday with a late winner in...

N-Power: Registration Closes as 5 Million Youths Apply for 400,000 Slots

The Federal ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has declared the registration of Batch C of its N-Power programme closed. The Ministry...

Sanusi to Commence Fellowship Programme at Oxford

The 14th Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammad Sanusi II, is expected to begin a fellowship programme at Oxford University in the United Kingdom in...

Air Peace to Recall Some of Its Sacked Pilots After Ministerial...

There are indications that many of the pilots sacked by Air Peace will be recalled following the intervention of the Minister of Aviation, Hadi...

PDP Berates Buhari over Comments on Use of Security to Muscle...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said  that it is a sad commentary for President Muhammadu Buhari, who won election on a free ballot...

Akeredolu Inagurates Amotekun Corps in Ondo, Reads Riot Acts to Criminals

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu , has assured the people of the state that no criminal element shall trouble the relative peace enjoyed in...

Insecurity: Buhari Expresses Shock over Proliferation of Arms Despite Border Closure

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern that despite the fact that borders with neighbouring countries had been shut, bandits and terrorists have continued to...

We have Reduced Boko Haram Insurgents to Mere ‘Scavengers Raiding Shops...

Despite the recent resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in Borno and surrounding states, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday insisted that his administration has significantly...

Lagos Governor to Lead 104-Member APC National Campaign Council for Ondo...

The Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Mai Mala Buni has appointed Governor of Lagos...

Biden Picks Harris as His Running Mate

Ahead of the American presidential election slated for November, candidate of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has nominated Senator Kamala Harris as his running...

Oyo Assembly Confirms Nomination of New Commissioner for Environment

Oyo State House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of Mr Lateef Idowu Oyeleke as the new Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources. Mr Oyeleke's...

Court Restrains Ondo Assembly from Suspending Lawmaker.

An Akure High Court on Tuesday restrained the Ondo State House of Assembly and the Speaker; Mr David Oleyeloogun, from suspending the lawmaker representing...

Teachers Recruitment: 441 First-Class Graduates Sit for Oyo TESCOM CBT

Oyo State government on Tuesday disclosed that 441 first-class graduates from different fields are writing the computer-based Test (CBT) conducted for applicants into the...

Over 5 million Applied for N-Power Batch-C

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development has disclosed that registration of Batch C of N-Power has closed on Sunday 9th...

Again, Court Cautions EFCC against Breaching Provisions of Law in Adoke’s...

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against an act contrary to the provisions of the Administration...

MURIC Denies Link with ISWAP

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has distanced itself from terrorist organization, Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP). The group in a statement on Tuesday...

Intelligence Chief Accuses MURIC of Receiving Funds from ISWAP.

A member of the Sahara Strategy Group, (SSG) has asked the Nigerian Federal Government to probe reports that some organisations in Nigeria Muslim Rights...

Federal Civil Servants on Levels 12, 13 to Resume.

The Federal Government has directed that levels 12 and 13 officers of the civil service should resume work according to the  Head of Service...

Buhari Blames Covid-19 for Rising Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret over the security situation in the country. The President said the global Covid-19 pandemic has not only affected the...

Blasphemy: Kano Shari’a Court’s Death Sentence on Singer is Terrorism, Nigerians...

Nigerians have described the death sentence passed on one Yahaya Sharif-Aminu for blasphemy by a Kano Upper Shari'a Court as terrorism. The court on Monday...

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