Sunday, September 27, 2020

Buhari Hails Former Presidential Spokesman, Duro Onabule, at 81

President Muhammadu Buhari has  felicitated with frontline journalist and columnist, Chief Duro Onabule, as he turns 81 on Sunday. The President in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, lauded

FG Meets Labour Sunday 7pm to Avert Planned Monday Strike

A meeting of federal government and organized labour scheduled to hold Monday at 3pm has been brought forward to Sunday evening in hopes of averting labour’s planned nationwide strike to

FlashBack: Obaseki’s Re-election, Arotile’s Immortalisation, Kogi, Lagos Tragedy and Other Highlights From Last Week

The re-election of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State as well as events that followed it dominated the media last week. Late Tolulope Arotile was immortalised last week by the

One Dies, Three Sustain Injuries in Lagos Auto Crash

One person has lost his life while three persons sustained various degrees of injuries in a road crash that happened in Ikoyi, Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday.

FG mulls policy on zero rating for educational websites

Federal Government says it is considering a new National Policy for zero rating on educational websites to allow for consumption of contents without charges, to mitigate the impact of COVID-19,

UFC: After Costa Knockout Victory, Adesanya Calls out Cannonier

Nigerian-born Israel Adesanya has called out Jared Cannonier as his next opponent after his second-round knockout victory over Brazilian Paculo Costa to retain his UFC middleweight title in Abu Dhabi.

Man United Snatch Dramatic Winner Against Brighton

A dramatic injury-time penalty gave Manchester United victory at Brighton and their first three points of the season in a stunning game at Amex Stadium. A match packed full of

Amidst VAR Controversy, Madrid Beat Betis in 5-Goal Thriller

Real Madrid won a five-goal thriller with Real Betis in La Liga as the video assistant referee took centre stage. Federico Valverde put Madrid ahead from close range but Aissa

Nigeria’s Adesanya Knocks out Costa in Second Round, Retains UFC Title

Nigerian-born UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, retained his title with a second-round knockout of Brazilian Paulo Costa. The win was his 20th career MMA victory. There was less action in

Attack on Zulum: Buhari Urges Leadership of Security Agencies to Check Sabotage

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the ambush on the entourage of Governor Umar Babagana Zulum of Borno State, which led to the death of security men and some operatives of

Insecurity: All Arms must Work Together Gbajabiamila

The three arms of government must take all necessary actions to face and address the security challenges facing the country, the Speaker of the...

30 Injured, 23 Buildings, 15 Vehicles Burnt as Gas Tanker Explodes...

No fewer than 30 persons sustained injuries as a gas tanker  exploded at Cele Bus Stop, Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos of State on Thursday. The...

Man Arrested for Selling Fake Amotekun Recruitment Forms in Oyo

One Adeyemi Agboola who owns a cyber café along Durbar Stadium road, in Oyo township, has been apprehended for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting applicants into...

UEFA to Continue with Five Substitutions This Season

UEFA will continue to allow teams to make up to five substitutions per match instead of three for the rest of this season, the...

Ekiti APC Suspends Buhari’s Aide, 10 Others for Disobeying Party

The crisis in the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has deepened as the state executive council announced the indefinite suspension of...

Ondo election: Sensitive Materials to Arrive Akure Oct. 5...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says sensitive materials for Ondo State Governorship election will arrive Akure on Oct. 5. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,...

Lokoja Tanker Explosion: Kogi Govt Declares Two-day Mourning for...

Kogi Government has declared a two-day mourning as a mark of respect for the 23 victims of Wednesday’s tanker explosion in Felele, Lokoja, the...

Nobel Laureates to Receive More Prize Money in 2020

Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday,...

PDP Writes Buhari, Accuses Akeredolu of Causing Violence in Ondo

The Peoples Democratic Party has written to President Muhammadu Buhari to caution Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for allegedly causing violence across the state.This was contained...

Troops Eliminate Boko Haram Commanders, Fighters in Lake Chad – DHQ

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of Boko Haram terrorists group in their various camps at the fringes...

NDLEA Intercepts Trailer Load of Illicit Drugs in Anambra

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted over 2000 kilograms of illicit drugs in Anambra State The illicit drugs, which include marijuana, tramadol,...

Lokoja Tanker Explosion: FRSC Boss Commiserates with Victims

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has commiserated with the victims of Wednesday’s tanker explosion in Felele area of...

Luiz Suarez Completes Move from Barça to Atletico Madrid

Uruguayan forward, Luiz Suarez, on Wednesday completed his move to Atletico Madrid from LaLiga rivals, Barcelona. Suarez's move to Atletico Madrid follows a failed attempt...

Buhari Departs Abuja Thursday to Attend Guinea Bissau’s 47th Independence Day...

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for Ginuea Bissau on Thursday to attend the West African country's National Day ceremonies. Buhari will join the Heads...

Court Faults Buhari’s Selection of Judges

A Federal High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari flouted the provision of the law by forwarding...

Buhari Congratulates Tony Elumelu on being Named in Time Magazine’s 100...

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Tony Elumelu, on his being named among Time 100 Most Influential People of...

Tragedy as 23 Die in Lokoja Tanker Explosion; Governor Bello Expresses...

Tragedy struck in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State, on Wednesday, as no fewer than 23 persons died after a petrol tanker exploded. Eye witnesses...

Buhari Condoles with Fayose over Sister’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, on the sad loss of his immediate elder sister, Mrs Moji...

Buhari Presides Over 16th Virtual FEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 16th virtual Federal Executive Council meeting at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,...

UN Commends Nigerian Government on Improvement of Humanitarian Access

Amidst international concerns on the activities of terrorists and violent extreme groups in the North-East, the United Nations has commended the Federal Government’s efforts...

Let Covid-19 Vaccines Go Round, Buhari Tells World Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared  that Nigeria will continue to partner with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and some countries to ensure accelerated development...

NAF Immortalises Late Tolulope Arotile, Names Building After Her

The Nigeria Air Force on Tuesday immortalised the first female combatant pilot in Nigeria, late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, by naming the newly renovated...

UK Appoints Damilola Ogunbiyi as Co-Chair of UK COP26 Energy Transition...

The United Kingdom has appointed a Nigerian, Damilola Ogunbiyi, as a co-chair of the UN Climate Change Conference’s (COP26) Energy Transition Council as the...

FG Survival Funds: 38,000 Apply for N75bn MSME

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs Mariam Katagum, has said that the Federal Government has received 38,000 applications for the...

COVID-19: WHO Reports Highest Weekly Increment of Nearly 2m...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported a record number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus registered across the world over the past week...

Chef Sued over Alleged Theft of Employer’s $2,350

A 30- year-old chef, Kiki Kehinde, who allegedly broke into his employer’s room and stole 2,350 dollars, (N900,000), on Tuesday, appeared in an Ikeja...

Edo 2020: A Tale of Multiple Losers and Winners

The governorship election in Edo State has been won and lost with those in the victorious camp basking in the euphoria of the victory...

Atiku not Under Any US Watch List—Spokesman

Paul Ibe, the Media Aide of Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to reports making the round in the media that the former vice president and...

Trump Says He is ‘Constitutionally Obligated’ to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy...

U.S. President Donald Trump has mocked Democrats over their criticism of his plan to put forward a Supreme Court nomination as soon as possible. “Did...

Situation Room Calls for Passage of Electoral Offences Commission Bill

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has accused politicians of increasingly investing in vote buying, describing it as a threat to the country's electoral system. The...

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