Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Insecurity: FG Town Hall Meeting Adopts State Police

The Town Hall Meeting on National Security organised by the Federal Government has recommended that state police should be supported by the National Assembly as well as the House of

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise to 164,423, Death Toll Remains 2,061 for Eighth Consecutive Day

Nigeria's total cases of COVID-19 rose to 164, 423 on Tuesday as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced 120 new infections. NCDC disclosed this via its verified Twitter handle

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia.

Chauvin’s Conviction: Fight for Racial Justice in US Nowhere Near Complete—Biden

United States President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have both hailed the conviction of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who murdered George Floyd. Biden who spoke immediately

George Floyd killing: Ex-Police Officer, Chauvin, Found Guilty on All Counts

Derek Chauvin, the former U.S. police officer accused in the killing of George Floyd, has been found guilty on all three counts, Judge Peter Cahill said in Minneapolis on Tuesday.

Official: All Six EPL Clubs Withdraw from Ill-fated European Super League

All six Premier League teams involved in the European Super League have now withdrawn from the competition. Manchester City were the first club to pull out after Chelsea had signalled

European Super League: Man United Chief Executive, Ed Woodward, Set to Resign

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will step down from his role at the end of 2021. It comes amid widespread criticism of the proposed European Super League (ESL), with

Man City, Chelsea to Pull out of Controversial Super League

Manchester City have reportedly withdrawn from the proposed European Super League (ESL) and Chelsea are also preparing to do so. Efforts to leave come just two days after both were

Buhari Will Not ‘Settle’ Secessionists to End Agitations—Presidency

The Presidency has said President Muhammadu Buhari will not pay seccessionists to end their agitation, noting that those who agitated for the dissolution of the country in the past did

COVID-19 was a Leveller, a Trial from Allah, Imam Tells Buhari, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari, who on  Tuesday joined Muslim faithful in the State House mosque for the Ramadan Tafsir (explanation of the Qur’an). The President, who was accompanied by personal aides,

Idris Debby was a Gallant Leader – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over "the sudden and tragic death of President Idriss Deby of Chad on the front line, fighting against rebel soldiers." Reacting to the incident

MURIC Urges Minister Pantami Not to Resign

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Isa Pantami, to ignore calls by some people...

Gunmen Attack Police Stations in Anambra, Abia

Gunmen on Monday attacked the Zonal Police Headquarters, Zone13, Ukpo, Anambra State. It is the latest of series of attacks on security formations in the...

Breaking: Jose Mourinho Sacked as Tottenham Manager

Tottenham Hotspur have sacked Jose Mourinho as their manager. Mourinho's sack is coming after just 17 months in charge. The announcement comes just hours after the...

NCDC Announces 26 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Fatality

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday announced 26 new cases of coronavirus across the country. NCDC shared this via its verified Twitter handle,...

EPL Fan Groups Condemn New European Super League

Fan groups associated with all six English clubs have expressed strong opposition to the new Super League format. The organized fan groups said the clubs...

Buhari Hasn’t Failed Us but Tolerated Us – Masari

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has said that contrary to the views in some quarters of the President Muhammadu Buhari admistration, he has...

Ondo FRSC Confirms Six Dead in Bus Crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ondo state  has confirmed the death of  six persons in an auto crash in which a passenger...

Wike backs Obaseki Over Printed Cash Claim, Dismisses Emefiele’s Threat on...

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has backed his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, over his claim that the Central Bank of Nigeria printed N60bn...

Amid Threats of Sanctions, 12 Big Clubs Announce Plans for European...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League (ESL). In...

Iheanacho’s Strike Takes Leicester to First FA Cup Final in 52...

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers says his side have "the chance to create history" after reaching their first FA Cup final since 1969 at...

Zamfara Govt Expends N2.9bn on Ramadan Welfare – Commissioner

The Zamfara Government says it spent the sum of N2.9 billion on the purchase of essential commodities for distribution to various categories of people...

NUJ in Crisis As Association of Nigeria Journalists emerges

There seems to be more trouble within the Nigerian Union of Journalists(NUJ) under the leadership of Mr Chris Isiguzo, as a large number of...

NGO Donates Food Items, Essential Commodities to Orphanages in Jos

A Nigerian based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), The MotherHen Initiative, has reached out to the needy by donating food Items and other essentials commodities to...

Buhari Hails Former IGP, Musiliu Smith, on 75th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has  congratulated the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Musiliu Smith on his 75th birthday. President Buhari described the former Inspector-General...

Bayern Boss, Hansi Flick, to Quit by End of Season

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has told the club he wants to leave at the end of the season. Flick, whose contact runs until...

UI Releases 2020/2021 Post-UTME Results

The University of Ibadan (UI) has released the results of its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening exercise for candidates who chose the institution. This...

CSOs Advocate Implementation of Disability Rights Law in Anambra State

Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) Anambra State Chapter, in conjunction with Rule of Law and Anti-corruption (RoLAC) has called for full...

FlashBack: Controversy Over Printed Cash, Pantami’s Travails, Inflation Rate and Other...

There were many controversial issues which dominated the media last week.  One of the issues was the call for Minister of Communication and Digital...

NCDC Announces 60 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Fatality

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday announced 60 new cases of coronavirus across the country. NCDC shared this via its verified Twitter handle,...

Pantami Renounces Past Controversial Comments on Terrorist Groups Amid Call for...

The embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami on Saturday renounced his past controversial comments on terrorist groups such as Al-Qaeda and...

Pray for Buhari, Other Leaders, Lawan Charges Nigerians

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has called on Nigerians to pray for the leaders of the country as they tackle the myriads of challenges facing...

Chelsea Beat Man City to Qualify for FA Cup Final

Chelsea progressed to the Emirates FA Cup final on Saturday after knocking out Manchester City. Hakim Ziyech's strike was enough to secure one of the...

Prince Philip’s Remains Laid to Rest

The remains of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been laid to rest at Windsor Castle, London. The Duke of Edinburgh who...

Norwich Secure Promotion to Premier League

Norwich City have won promotion to the Premier League for a fifth time, after Brentford and Swansea's failure to win ensured Daniel Farke's side...

Oduduwa Republic Agitators Stage Rally in Ibadan

A Yoruba group, Ilana Omo Oodua staged a South West self-determination rally on Saturday in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. The rally which took...

Kane Injured as Spurs’ Top Four Hopes Hit Rock

Harry Kane suffered a late injury after scoring twice to rescue a point for Tottenham against Everton at Goodison Park. Nine days before the Carabao...

Nigerian Troops Eliminate Top ISWAP Commanders, Fighters in Damasak – Army

The Nigerian Army says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has eliminated 13 top commanders and scores of fighters of Islamic States West Africa...

Inflation Rate Hits 18.17%, Highest In 4 Years

Inflation rate rose by 18.17 percent in March 2021, being 0.82 percent points higher than the 17.33 percent in February 2021 according to the...

IGP Unveils New Vision, Crime Fighting Strategies for the Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has unveiled a new vision and crime fighting strategy for the Nigeria Police Force. The IGP...

Buhari Now Re-energized, Recommitted – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday said President, Muhammadu Buhari is now re-energized and recommitted to executing the party’s lofty developmental objectives after...

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