Sunday, April 18, 2021

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 some orphanages in Jos, the Plateau

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 of Police (IGP) and ex-head

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 June 2023, made the announcement

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 was contained in a statement

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 implementation of Disability Rights Law by

FlashBack: Controversy Over Printed Cash, Pantami’s Travails, Inflation Rate and Other Stories From Last Week

There were many controversial issues which dominated the media last week.  One of the issues was the call for Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, to resign from

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, announcing that the total number

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

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 Taliban. Pantami has been in the

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 her. Lawan made the call on

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 two final tickets for Tomas

Why Polio may Resurface Again in Northeast – UNICEF

The UNICEF says without adequate awareness on the need for people to continue routine immunisation especially that of polio, there are  possibilities of Polio...

Senate Suspends Plenary over Death of National Assembly Members

The Senate, on Tuesday, upon resumption from its two week' recess, adjourned plenary till Wednesday, April 14, 2021, over the recent death of two...

Akeredolu Dissolves OSOPADEC Board

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, dissolved the board of the Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC). The decision of the...

FG Appeals to Judiciary Workers to Suspend Strike

The Federal Government on Monday, appealed to the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) to suspend its nationwide industrial action, which had paralysed activities in...

NCDC Records 44 COVID-19 Cases, One Fatality

Five states recorded coronavirus infections in Nigeria on Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced. This shows that Nigeria may have flattened the curve...

Reactions as Twitter Takes Africa Headquarters to Ghana

Social media company, Twitter on Monday announced that it would be opening its Africa headquarters in Ghana, a move many Nigerians described as another...

Remember IDPs, the Poor During Ramadan, Buhari Urges Wealthy Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the beginning of Muslims’ holy month of Ramadan, which marks the commencement of 29 or 30 days of fasting. In...

Sultan Announces Sighting of Moon as 2021 Ramadan Starts Tuesday

Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that Ramadan will start in the country on Tuesday. The NSCIA President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad...

Study Team Lauds Bauchi State Governor for Sustaining Peace

A study team from the National Institute for Security Studies, (NISS) Abuja, on Monday in Bauchi commended the state governor,  Bala Mohammed, for sustaining...

Terrorism: Minister Threatens to Sue Publishers for Defamation of Character

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy Dr Isa Pantami has threatened to sue some major publishers for defamation of character, following reports on social...

Bandits Kill Two Persons, Burn Houses, Vehicles in Kaduna LGA

Bandits killed two persons in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the...

Odumakin for Burial April 24—Family

The remains of the late publicity secretary of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Comrade Yinka Odumakin will be laid to rest on April 24. Family...

El Zakzaky, Shiites Suffering ‘Significant Violence’ from Nigeria’s Security Agencies—US

The United States has said the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, is a political prisoner following his continued...

Solskjaer, Mourinho in War of Words over Son, VAR Controversies

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said "the game is gone" after a controversial disallowed goal in their 3-1 win at Tottenham Hotspur. Edinson Cavani...

Ramadan Fast: Sighting of Crescent Moon Starts Today

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the new moon of Ramadan 1442AH from...

PDP Clears Arapaja, Olafeso Others for South-West Zonal Positions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday night made available the list of candidates cleared by its screening committee for the April 12 South-West zonal congress...

NCDC Records 57 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Fatality

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday announced 57 new cases of coronavirus across the country. NCDC shared this via its verified Twitter handle. According...

Inter Take Step Closer to Serie A Title

Matteo Darmian was the unlikely hero as Inter Milan beat Cagliari to extend their Serie A lead to 11 points. The former Manchester United full-back...

EPL: Man United Bounce Back to Beat Spurs 3-1

Manchester United inflicted further damage on Tottenham's hopes of making the Premier League's top four as they came from behind to secure a fully...

June 12 Election Annulled Because of Hatred—Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the June 12, 1993 presidential election believed to have been won by the late business tycoon Chief MKO...

South East Governors Create Joint Security Outfit Codenamed Ebubeagu

The governors of South East States have resolved to create a regional security network to tackle the rising spate of insecurity in the zone. The...

Police Rescue 15 Kidnapped Persons, Recover 32 Rustled Cows in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command on Sunday said it has rescued 15 kidnapped persons and recovered 32 rustled cows. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalinge,...

Prince Philip Funeral to Hold April 17—Buckingham Palace

The remains of the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip will be laid to rest on April 17, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said Saturday. The event...

SERAP Demands Upward Review of Judges’ Emoluments, Reduction in Political Office...

The Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project has called for the reduction of emoluments paid to political office holders such as the President, Vice-President,...

FlashBack: Prince Philip’s Death, New IGP Appointed, Imo Attacks and Other...

The death of the Duke of Edinburgh was one of the biggest news globally in the just concluded week. In Nigeria, the jail break...

Nigeria in Financial Mess, FG Printed N60bn to Share in March...

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said Nigeria is in huge financial trouble. Obaseki said the federal government printed N60 billion as part of federal...

Resident Doctors Suspend Strike

Nigerian Resident doctors under the auspices of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have suspended their nationwide industrial action. This comes 10 days after...

Real Madrid Beat Barcelona in Tense El Clasico

Champions Real Madrid moved top of La Liga with victory over Barcelona in an El Clasico played in torrential rain at the Alfredo Di...

Nollywood Veteran, Bruno Iwuoha, Dies at 68

Veteran Nollywood actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has died at the age of 68. The famous thespian reportedly died fter a prolonged battle with diabetes. A statement signed...

Buhari Celebrates Dangote at 64

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Aliko Dangote on adding a year to his age, describing him as a key partner and a “Corona Warrior”...

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