Monday, May 25, 2020

EPL Return: Bournemouth Player Tests Positive for Covid-19

A yet-to-be-named Bournemouth player has tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League club announced on Sunday. The player has therefore become the eighth case involving an English top-flight club. Bournemouth

Troops Neutralise 35 Terrorists in Borno— DHQ

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 35 Boko Haram/Islamic States of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22 in Borno, the Defence Headquarters said

Abia State Commissioner for Environment, Solomon Ogunji, is Dead

Abia State Government has announced the demise of its Commissioner for Environment, Dr Solomon Ogunji. According to the state Commissioner for Information, Okiyi-Kalu, the commissioner died on Saturday “after a

Super Eagles Striker, Victor Osimhen, Loses Dad

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has announced the passing of his father. The 21-year-old Lille forward made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Sunday. “RIP Dad. No words to

Buhari Observes Eid Prayer at Home with Family

President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his household on Sunday morning observed the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the State House, Abuja. The prayers were held at his residence with members of

Eid-el Fitr: Etsu Nupe Urges Adherence to COVID-19 guidelines

The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has advised his subjects and Nigerians to respect all government directives and health guidelines against coronavirus pandemic to curtail Its spread. The Etsu Nupe,

Journalist Charged to Court for Allegedly Insulting Lai Mohammed

A journalist, Rotimi Jolayemi, also known as Oba Akewi has been charged to court by the police for allegedly "insulting" the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed, in

Borno: Zulum Attends Eid amidst Strict Coronavirus Prevention

Borno State Governor, Babagana  Zulum, on Sunday joined Muslims for Eid prayers under strict social distancing and use of face masks by worshippers. The Governor alongside the Shehu of Borno,

FlashBack: Eid Celebration, Pakistan Plane Crash, Ese Oruru and Other Stories from Last Week

Muslims across the world celebrated the Eid-el-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan fasting, in an unusual fashion due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There was a surge in the number

Ferguson’s Chewing Gum, Serena’s Smashed Racket and Other Sports Memorabilia Sold for Crazy Amounts

Just like in many career callings, numerous athletes have been idolized by their fans across the world because of their magical exploits in their chosen sports. As sports is a

Lagos shuts down hotels, Nite clubs.

Aanu Adegun For defaulting in the payment of their annual permit and contravening statutory registration, The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has...

Diplomat Kidnapped

We earlier broke the news that a diplomat of the rank of Ambassador has been kidnapped this morning along Abuja-Kaduna highway. We also reported...

Traders Decry Low Patronage of Hampers for Yuletide

As Yuletide season approaches, well packaged hampers ought to be exchanging hands by now but the traders have attributed the low patronage to economic...

Buhari in Akure for APC Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday joined chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akure at a pre-rally peace meeting with the governorship aspirants also...

Recession: Journalists Worst Hit by Hard Times – NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has decried the current hardship faced by most journalists due to the prevailing and ongoing economic recession in...

Borno Donates N10m to Family of Slain Officer

The Borno State Government has yesterday donated N10 million to the family of the late Lt. Col. Abu Ali, who died while fighting the...

Muslim Women Group Empowers IDPs with N3m

A Coalition of Nigeria Muslim Women under the auspices of Women in Da’awah, has spent N3.5 million to empower Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in ...

Bishop Advocates Life Imprisonment for Diversion of Appropriated Funds

Bishop Benjamin Kwashi of the Anglican Diocese, Jos, has advocated life imprisonment for any political office holder caught diverting funds allocated for the development...

Kebbi: Kalgo Council Uncovers Names of Wives, Children in Staff Payroll

The sole administrator of Kalgo local government area in Kebbi State, Alhaji Umar Diggi, has said that names of housewives and children had been...

Tambuwal Raises Alarm on Fresh Threat to Food Security

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has  raised alarm over the massive exportation of grains from Nigeria portends great dangers to Nigeria’s future...

Gov. Yari Orders Probe into 40 villagers’ Abduction

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered full investigation into the circumstances that led to Friday’s abduction of over 40 persons by gunmen in...

Gunmen Abduct 2 Wives of Nasarawa State Commissioner

Gunmen on Thursday night abducted the two wives of Nasarawa State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Aliyu Tijani, from his residence in...

Alleged N4.7bn Laundering: EFCC Calls For Bench Warrant Wgainst Ladoja, 1...

(NAN) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday urged a Federal High Court Lagos, to issue a bench warrant against a former Governor of...

DSS Raid Markets For Foreign Currency Hawkers In Anambra

The Department of State Service (DSS) in Anambra on Friday raided some markets in Awka and Onitsha in search of illegal foreign currency hawkers.A...

UNESCO Advocates Safer Environment For Media Practitioners

Mr Getachew Engida, UNESCO Deputy Director-General, has advocated for a safer environment for media practitioners to ply their trade. He made the call at the...

Ondo 2016: Buhari, Osinbajo to Storm Akure For APC Mega Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will on Saturday lead members of All Progressives Congress (APC) from across the country to...

President Buhari Signs 8 bills into Law

Gov. Abubakar Bello of  Niger State, Senate President Bukola Saraki; Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and  Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara after...

Insurgency: CDS Lauds Officers For Sacrifices, Tasks Them to do More

Chief Of Defence Staff, Gen.  Gabriel Olonisakin (2nd R), addressing Men and Officers of Operation Save Haven, during his operational visit in Jos on Friday (18/11/16)....

CSOs, Media Strategise to Address Internal Displacement in Nigeria

 Mr Auwal Musa, Executive Director, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), said it was the responsibility of the media to provide accurate and objective...

FG Strengthens Fight Against Corruption, Seeks UN Support

The Federal Government has set up an inter-agency Presidential Committee on Asset Recovery (PCAR) as part of its efforts to strengthen the on-going fight...

Police Warn Shi’ites against Unlawful Procession in Borno

The Borno Police Command on Friday advised members of the Shi’ite sect to drop their planned unlawful procession in Maiduguri.The state’s Commissioner of police,...

Rivers PDP-APC Face Off: One Shot and Wounded

A man was shot and wounded on his foot, yesterday, at Moscow Road, Port Harcourt, as the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples...

Rivers: Channels Cameraman Manhandled

A cameraman, Mr. Ekikere Udom of Channels Television was reportedly manhandled by security operatives in Port Harcourt as they attempted to disband the procession...

PDP Disrupts Rivers APC Protest March

Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, marched in protest to the Rivers State House of Assembly Complex, Moscow Road, Port...

RIVERS ELECTION LIVE UPDATES

Dakuku Peterside’s Running Mate to face Murder Charge . Deputy Guber candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Honourable Asita Okorie is to face murder...

No Alliance with Another Party, Ondo PDP Insists.

By Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Ondo State has said the party was not planning to form...

Appeal Court suspends judgement on Jegede’s candidature

A three-man Court of Appeal special panel constituted to hear the appeals on the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo...

Witness confirms cash deposits paid into Gov. Fayose’s account prior to...

Alade-Oluseye Sunday, a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Abiodun Agbele, an ally of Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, on Thursday, confirmed that...

Police Foil Planned Kidnapping of Otedola

The Nigeria Police Force has foiled an attempt to kidnap Mr Femi Otedola, Chairman of Forte oil Plc., by a three-man notorious kidnap gang. The...

NSCDC Investigates Ritual Killings in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it was investigating cases of suspected ritual killings in the state. It...

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