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

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the ambush on the entourage of Governor Umar Babagana Zulum of Borno State, which led to the death 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...

Police Confirm Death of Personnel in Zulum’s Convoy Attack, Governor Expresses...

Borno State Police Command has confirmed the killing of its personnel during an ambush on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Prof Babagana Zulum,...

Three Dead Bodies Recovered as Truck Plunges into Lagos River

Three persons have been confirmed dead after a six-tire tipper plunged into Epe River in Lagos State on Friday night. It was gathered that efforts...

Police Arrest Gay, Rapists in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have arrested a man who allegedly raped a 13- year -old boy. The suspect was almost lynched to death...

FG Directs Public Servants to Shun Labour Industrial Action on Monday

The Federal Government has directed all civil servants not to participate in the industrial action declared by the Nigeria Labour Congress in protest against...

15 Killed in Attack on Gov Zulum’s Convoy by Boko Haram

No fewer than 15 persons died when Boko Haram terrorists ambushed the convoy of Borno State Governor, Prof Babagana Zulum on Friday. The governor's convoy...

Ondo 2020: Akeredolu Kicks over Wike’s Allegation to Compromise Election

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has described the comments by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that pressure is being mounted on the Independent National Electoral...

COVID-19 Deaths Hit 1,103 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has  revealed that 1,103 persons have died from Coronavirus (COVID-19), in the country. The NCDC made this known...

New Emir: Kaduna Govt Confirms Receipt of Zazzau Kingmakers’ report

The Kaduna State Government , on Friday, confirmed that it had received the report of Zazzau Emirate kingmakers, for the appointment of a new...

APC Nullifies Suspension of Fayemi, Ojudu, Others

The All Progressives Congress has declared the suspension of Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Governor Kayode Fayemi and some other members null and void. The party also...

Edo Poll: Despite my Party’s Loss, I will Always Insist on...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his single desire is to make sure that innocent Nigerians don’t suffer regardless of party affiliation. Speaking on Friday...

Buhari Reappoints Heads of PTDF, PEF, NCDMB

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. Following recommendations to the President by ...

I Remain APC Leader in Ekiti– Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that he remains the "indisputable leader" of the All Progressives Congress in the state. The governor, while...

Mali’s Interim President, Ndaw, Sworn-in

Bah Ndaw ,who was chosen to serve as head of transitional government in Mali following a military coup, which sacked President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita,...

Obaseki Meets Buhari, Declines to Rejoin APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Friday met with the President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. The governor however told State House correspondents...

Ekiti APC Crisis Deepens as Another Faction Suspends Fayemi

The crisis in the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress degenerated on Friday as a faction of the party suspended Governor Kayode...

Nigeria Records no COVID-19-related Death in 24hours, as Cases Reach 57,849

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new...

CAMA will Help us Fight Corruption, Buhari Tells World Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has  explained that the recently passed Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (CAMA) in Nigeria will enhance transparency and corporate accountability...

Buhari Congratulates Guinea-Bissau on 47th Independence Anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will continue to assist Guinea-Bissau in any way possible, saying ‘‘a peaceful and prosperous Guinea-Bissau is a...

Wike Reveals Why Police IG Told Him to Leave Edo State...

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has revealed that the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had a grouse against him which culminated in...

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