Sunday, May 24, 2020

Eid-el Fitr: Etsu Nupe Urges Adherence to COVID-19 guidelines

The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has advised his subjects and Nigerians to respect all government directives and health guidelines against coronavirus pandemic to...

Journalist Charged to Court for Allegedly Insulting Lai Mohammed

A journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi has been charged to court by the police for allegedly "insulting" the Minister of Information,...

Borno: Zulum Attends Eid amidst Strict Coronavirus Prevention

Borno State Governor, Babagana  Zulum, on Sunday joined Muslims for Eid prayers under strict social distancing and use of face masks by worshippers. The Governor...

FlashBack: Eid Celebration, Pakistan Plane Crash, Ese Oruru and Other Stories...

Muslims across the world celebrated the Eid-el-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fasting, in an unusual fashion due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There...

Number of Discharged COVID-19 Patients in Oyo Increases to 58, Cases...

The total number of discharged patients of COVID-19in Oyo State has increased to fity-eight following the recovery of another nine patients.  The nine persons were...

Bauchi Governor Felicitates with Muslim on Eid El-Fitr, Appeals for...

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has called for tolerance and peaceful coexistence among adherents of different faiths in Bauchi State and Nigeria at...

Global Covid-19 Cases Reach 5.25m, over 339,000 Deaths

The number of global coronavirus cases has passed 5.25 million with more than 339,000 deaths. This is according to the World Health Organisation table which...

Nigeria Records 265 Fresh Cases of Covid-19

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has increased to 7,526 in Nigeria. This is after 265 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the country...

Eid-el-Fitr: Maintain Virtues Imbibed During Ramadan Fasting, Oyo APC Urges Muslims 

Oyo State chapter of the All Progressive Congress(APC) has urged Muslims to maintain the virtues imbibed during the month-long Ramadan fasting.  The party in a...

Eid-el-Fitr: Atiku Felicitates with Muslims, Says COVID-19 Test from Allah

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said protection of all lives and obedience to regulations from those in authority especially during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Ondo Ex-APC Chairman, Kekemeke, Demands Direct Primaries

One of the governorship aspirants in the July 22 primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Isaac Kekemeke, has described the...

COVID-19: 24 More Patients Discharged in Bauchi, 2 New Cases Recorded

Twenty four more samples taken for the second test of COVID-19 status at the NCDC in Abuja by Bauchi State government have all returned...

Ondo Governorship Aspirant Greets Muslims, Urges Sustenance of Piety after Ramadan 

The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the 2016 governorship election in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede ,SAN, has congratulated Muslims on the  successful...

La Liga can Resume from June 8 – Spanish Prime Minister

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that La Liga can resume from its coronavirus lockdown on the week of June 8. “The resumption...

Eid el Fitr: Don’t Lose Hope, Buhari Urges Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the coronavirus pandemic, "which caught the world off guard, and...

Buhari Eulogizes Late Justice Karibi-Whyte

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to government and people of Rivers State over the passing of legal icon, author and Professor of Law,...

Adegboruwa Commends Buhari for Granting Financial Autonomy to Legislature and Judiciary

Human rights campaigner, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa,SAN, has  commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for signing the Executive Order granting financial autonomy to the Judiciary and Legislature. Adegboruwa...

Naomi Osaka Beats Serena Williams to Top Highest Paid Female Athletes...

Two time Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka has upstaged Serena Williams to become the world’s highest-paid female athlete, according to Forbes Magazine.  The 22-year old...

Four More Patients Die of Covid-19 in Lagos

Four more patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known via his...

Nigeria Records 245 Fresh Cases of Covid-19

Nigeria has recorded 245 new cases of coronavirus. This brings the total number of infections in the country to 7,261. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Eid-el-Fitri: Makinde Felicitates With Muslims, Calls for Continued Support in Fight...

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has congratulated Muslim faithful in the State on the successful completion of this year's Ramadan fasting.  In a statement issued...

State Legislature, Judiciary now Independent as Buhari Signs Financial Autonomy Order

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order granting financial autonomy to states legislature and judiciary in Nigeria. He made the announcement in a tweet...

Lawan Commiserates with Senator Kabiru Gaya over Wife’s Death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed his condolences to His Excellency, Senator Kabiru Gaya, over the death of his wife, Hajiya Halima...

Senator Kabiru Gaya Loses Wife, Buhari Mourns

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Senator  Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya over the death of his wife, Hajiya Halima Gaya. President Buhari in a statement by...

El-Rufai Reads Riot Act to Health Workers over Planned Strike Action

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has warned health workers in the state against embarking on strike, saying it would be tantamount to forfeiting their...

Eid Al-Fitr is Sunday…Saudi Arabia

Eid Al-Fitr will begin on Sunday May 24, authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced. The final day of Ramadan will be Saturday. Details later. 

Buhari Appoints Ebonyi REC as NECO Registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Godswill Obioma as New Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council(NECO) Before his appointment , Prof....

UNILAG’s Ventilator is Game Changer – Lagos Govt

The Lagos State Government has described as a game changer, the AmbuVent – ventilator – produced  by a team of researchers from the University...

Eid-el-Fitri: No Hosting of Government Officials, Religious Leaders, Others—Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari will not host government officials, political leaders, community heads, Muslim and Christian religious leaders and children to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri in line...

Gombe State Distrbutes Palliative to 66,000 Vulnerable Households

The Gombe State government has commenced the distribution of food items to 66,000 vulnerable households across the 11 local government areas of the state...

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