Sunday, September 27, 2020

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

Man Kills 70 Year-Old Father in heaven with Shovel in Anambra

One Chisom Ogum on Saturday allegedly killed his 70-year old father, Christopher Ogum, in Anambra State. According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, the incident happened at

Teachers Recruitment: Oyo Commences Oral Interview for 7,000 Shortlisted Applicants

Oyo State has commenced oral interview exercise for 7,000 shortlisted applicants  who scored 50 percent and above in the Computer Based Test (CBT) conducted...

Guber Polls: Ondo is not Edo, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has disagreed with opposition political parties that it would lose the October 10 governorship elections as...

Buhari Celebrates Rochas Okorocha at 58

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, on his 58th birthday. The President joined friends and family...

Genort Rohr Releases 25-Man List for Cote d’Ivore, Tunisia Friendlies

Ahead of next month's double friendly games, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr, has released a 25-man list to prosecute the matches scheduled for...

Biu Emirate Council Gets New Emir

A new Emir of Biu has been appointed.  He is Midala Mustapha Umar, one of the sons of the late Emir, Umar Mustapha Aliyu,...

Former Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose, Loses Elder Sister

Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti State, has lost his elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji. Fayose ,who announced this in a tweet...

Ghana Lifts Ban on Professional Football

Ghana has announced the lifting of the ban placed on professional football following a fall in the number of cases of COVID-19 in the...

Civil society election observers say INEC neutral in Edo poll

The Coalition of Civil Society Election Observers duly accredited for the Saturday Edo governorship election said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was...

Buhari Advises Kaduna Indigenes on Cooperation with Government, Security Agencies for...

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Kaduna State indigenes to cooperate with government and security agencies to ensure peace and harmony. Buhari noted that development will...

COVID-19: FG Opens Survival Fund Portal on Monday

The Federal government has on Monday opened the portal for registration of prospective beneficiaries for the Survival Fund. The FG has also released the timetable ...

Buhari Meets with Ghana President at Aso Rock.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night met behind closed doors with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The President’s...

Buhari Commends El-Rufai’s Investment Drive, Urges Kaduna Indigenes to Embrace Peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Kaduna State indigenes to cooperate with government and security agencies to secure peace and harmony, stressing that development will...

Senate President Mourns Emir of Zazzau.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed his condolences with the people of Zazzau Emirate, over the passing of their highly referred Emir,...

Tambuwal Celebrates Obaseki’s Victory, Commends Buhari

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his reelection as number one citizen in Edo state. The governor commended the voters...

Emir of Zazzau: Kaduna Declares Public Holiday, Three Day Mourning

Kaduna State has declared September 23 as public holiday to honour the memory of the late Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, who died...

Edo Poll: Saraki Congratulates Obaseki, Commends Buhari, INEC

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated  Governor Godwin Obaseki and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) on their victory in the gubernatorial election held...

Edo Poll: Jonathan Congratulates Obaseki

A former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has joined other prominent Nigerians to congratulate Governor Godwin Obaseki on his victory in the gubernatorial poll held...

Another Leader of ‘One Million Boys’ Arrested in Ibadan

Another leader of the notorious criminal gang, One Million Boys, has been arrested in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, by operatives of Operation...

Edo Election: My Supporters Prevented from Voting, I’ll Announce Next...

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday's Edo State gubernatorial election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has reacted to the result of the poll...

Chief of Staff, Ministers, others Represent Buhari at Emir of Zazzau’s...

The Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, on Sunday afternoon led a group of Ministers and senior government officials to Zaria...

PDP Celebrates ‘Historic’ Edo Election, Commends Buhari, INEC

The People's Democratic Party  (PDP) has congratulated the people of Edo state on the re-election of Governor Godwin Obaseki. This party in a statement by...

Uzodinma Rejects Edo Results, Says INEC Rigged Election for Obaseki

The Governor of Imo State and the Deputy Chairman of the APC Edo State Governorship Campaign Council, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has rejected the results...

Ondo 2020: PDP’s Candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, Disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Eyitayo Jegede has disowned some suspected political thugs arrested with firearms at Ifon in Ose local...

Buhari Mourns Emir of Zazzau

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and grief over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris. In a condolence message to Governor...

Edo Poll: Buhari Congratulates Obaseki

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State which led to the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki as declared by the...

Obaseki’s Victory, Declaration of Independence from Godfatherism, Militarism— Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has described the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki in the Edo State gubernatorial election as a declaration of independence...

Edo Guber: INEC Declares Obaseki Winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission has officially declared Godwin Obaseki as winner of the Edo State governorship election conducted on Saturday. The victory has earned...

Buhari Celebrates Senator Oluremi Tinubu on 60th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to former First Lady of Lagos State, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, who turns 60 on Monday. The President joined...

Umahi Lifts Restrictions on Religious Gatherings, Others

Ebonyi state governor, David Umahi ,on Sunday lifted the restrictions he placed on all public gatherings and events in the state. This was contained in...

Edo Election: Obaseki Claims Victory in Ize-Iyamu’s Local Government

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has claimed victory in Orhionwmwon, the local government area his major challenger in the state gubernatorial election, Pastor Osagie...

RECENT POSTS