Tuesday, January 19, 2021

COVID-19: Avoid Second Lockdown, PTF Urges Nigerians

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has called on Nigerians to do everything possible to avoid a second lockdown in the country. The Chairman of...

Buhari Approves Abubakar Fiko as Acting NDE DG

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Monday approved the appointment of Abubakar Fikpo as the Acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) pending the...

EFCC Academy Gets New commandant

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mohammed Umar Abba, has appointed Detective Commander Ayo Peter Olowonihi as Commandant, EFCC...

FUTA Deputy Registrar Killed by Bandits

The Deputy Registrar of he Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Ondo State, Dr Amos Arijesuyo, has been killed by bandits. The management of the...

Akeredolu Orders Herdsmen to Vacate Ondo Forest Reserves

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen to vacate the forest reserves in the state.The order is...

Gunmen Abduct Travellers on Ilesha-Akure Expressway

Some travellers have been abducted by yet-to-be identified gunmen along Ilesha-Akure expressway. It was gathered that the incident occurred between Omoh Ijesha and Erin-Ijesha in...

Ronaldo Fires Blank as Inter Beat Serie A Champions Juventus

Inter Milan beat champions Juventus 2-0 to move level on points with Serie A leaders AC Milan on Sunday, boosting their hopes of a...

Buhari Renews Appointment of 7 MDs, Appoints Two New Other for...

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal/ appointment of Nine (9) Managing Directors and One (1) Executive Director for some of the River Basin...

Bandits Ambush Riot Policemen in Kaduna, Kill Four, One Missing

Four riot policemen lost their lives at the weekend after bandits numbering about 100 attacked them along Birnin-Gwari Funtua highway. The operatives attached to Police...

Bandits Kill Eight in Zamfara Community

The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the death of eight people in an attack by bandits on Janbako Community of Maradun Local Government...

U.S. VP-elect Kamala Harris to Resign from Senate

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from the Senate on Monday, according to a Harris aide. The Californian Democrat’s resignation comes two days before she...

Joshua, Fury Title Fight to Take Place in Middle East

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said a deal for the world heavyweight champion to meet Tyson Fury in an undisputed world heavyweight title bout...

Solskjaer Laments ‘Missed Opportunity’ as Anfield Clash Ends in Goalless Stalemate

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described Manchester United’s 0-0 draw at Liverpool as a “missed opportunity” after Alisson Becker made two superb saves to deny...

Professor of Chemistry Emerges Gashua Varsity First Female VC

A female Professor of Chemistry, Maimuna Waziri , has emerged the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Gashua in Yobe State. Prof Waziri' s appointment...

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Another 15 Fatalities as Infections Increase to 110,387

No fewer than 15 people died of COVID-19 complications in Nigeria on Sunday as the second wave of the disease continues to claim more...

Buhari Mourns Former Minister, Jubril Martins-Kuye

President Muhammadu Buhari has  commiserated with family, friends and associates of former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye, praying that the almighty...

Ozil Announces Fenerbahce Move, Lands in Istanbul

Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, has confirmed that he will be completing his move to Fenerbahce in Turkey soon. The former Germany international who has been...

Buratai Lauds Troops Over Marte Success

Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai has commended the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole for its success in dislodging Boko Haram terrorists...

Bandits Kill Woman, Ward Head, Three Others in Kaduna

Armed bandits have reportedly killed an 80-year old woman during a raid in Shari village, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State. The State Commissioner...

Leadership Crisis: Lagos PDP Pledges Allegiance to Makinde

The People's Democratic Party, Lagos State Chapter, has pledged its allegiance to the leadership of Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, in the South...

Insecurity: Telling Nigerians to Wait on God Smacks of Incompetence, PDP...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  argued that the statement by the Presidency that Nigerians should 'wait on God' for solutions to the insecurity...

Buhari Hails Elder Statesman, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on 88th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with seasoned diplomat and administrator, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 88th birthday. The President congratulated the former Secretary General of...

FG Mandates Foreign Diplomats to Enroll for NIN

The Federal Government has mandated foreign diplomats to enroll for National Identity Numbers, noting that an enrolment centre has been established for them at...

Former Minister, Jubril Martins-Kuye, is Dead

Former Minister of State for Finance and Minister of Commerce and Industry, Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, has died at the age of 78. A family source...

FlashBack: Uganda’s Election, Remembrance Day, Attack on Kukah and Other Stories...

The historical contest between Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni and his main challenger, Bobi Wine dominated the media globally last week as the duo went...

Navy Arrests 24 Oil Bunkerers in Ondo

The Nigerian Navy in Ondo state has arrested six boats loaded with over 100,000 litres of Automotive Gas Oil, popularly known as diesel along...

EPL: Chelsea Beat 10-man Fulham 1-0

Mason Mount finally broke the resistance of 10-man Fulham as Chelsea laboured their way to only a second Premier League win in seven games. Antonee...

U.S. Vows Action against Election Riggers in Uganda

 The United States has said it will take action against anti-democratic forces and human rights abusers in Uganda following Thursday’s general elections in the...

Buhari Hails Pioneer APC Chairman, Bisi Akande, at 82

President Muhammadu Buhari has  felicitated with Chief Bisi Akande, the pioneer Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, as he marks his 82nd...

Buhari Appoints Marwa as NDLEA Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former military administrator of Lagos and Borno States, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd) as Chairman/CEO of the National Drug...

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