Thursday, September 24, 2020

News

China not interested in ‘hot or cold war’ — Jinping

President Xi Jinping of China on Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly that he had no intention to engage any country in “a...

Politics

FG committed to proactive partnership on women, girls’ protection – Minister

The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to collaborating with various organisations in enhancing the advancement of girls and...

Edo Election: Benin Monarch thanks President Buhari, congratulates Obaseki

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that Edo election was free, fair, and violence-free. Ewuare also congratulated...

I am not under US surveillance — Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has denied a report that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury,...

Edo 2020: INEC announces results of 14 LGAs with PDP winning in most councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission has so far announced the results of 14 local government areas with the Peoples Democratic Party winning in most...

EDO POLL: Obaseki takes lead as announced by INEC

Incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki sprung into a commanding lead Sunday morning as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) started to announce...

LIVE UPDATES: Edo governorship election results

Elections were held in all the 18 local government areas of Edo state. See the results as announced by INEC below. Etsako West Registered voters 158,899 Accredited...

Metro

Ogun police parade 6 suspected robbers operating in army uniform

The Ogun Police Command on Tuesday paraded six suspected armed robbers allegedly operating in army uniform on Lagos – Ibadan expressway. Parading the men in...

Collins, Soldier tortured to death by senior rank officers buried

The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, laid to mother earth the remains of Lance Corporal Benjamin Collins, who was allegedly tortured to death by three...

El-Rufai signs new law with stiff penalty for rapists

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday signed the State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020, which provides stiff penalty for rapists. The law provides...

Sport

Sports analyst cautions Rohr on Super Eagles’ upcoming friendly matches

A renowned sports analyst, Tayo Balogun, says Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, should be wary of the team’s opponents in their upcoming friendly...

COVID-19 Update

Business

Entertainment

Nigerian Army sponsors big budget movie production in Enugu 

In the movie, popular Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, was featured in a role with an outfit resembling Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the IMN,...

Pay me the N7m you owe me – Cynthia Morgan calls out Jude Okoye

Nigerian singer Cynthia Morgan has yet again called out her former record label boss Jude Okoye over the money Jude owes her. The singer in her...

Big Dreams Nigeria talent show for youths premieres  in FCT

Big Dreams Nigeria,  a  reality show geared toward discovering and developing young talents in acting and music, has premiered in the Federal Capital Territory...

Determination leads to success – Nollywood actor

Nollywood star actor, Ninawolo Bolanle, says for an individual to actualise any dream in life, the person should be determined to go for what he or...

BBNaija Lockdown: Recap of week two

Big Brother Naija Lockdown entered its second week on Sunday, July 26 after a fun-filled week. The 20 housemates set viewers’ tongues wagging from...
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Education

Provost lauds Gov. Zulum over mass recruitment

Mrs Rukaiya Shettima, the Provost of Borno College of Nursing and Midwifery, has commended Gov. Babagana Zulum for approving the recruitment of all graduates...

Enugu CP urges applicants for academy exam to shun malpractices

Enugu State Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmed Abdurrahman, has urged applicants into the 8th Regular Course of the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil-Kano, to shun...

Establishment of MAAUN excites NUC 

The establishment of Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano, will pave way for more enrollment of candidates into Nigerian Universities, says the National...

Emeka Offor donates over N1.9bn medical equipment to 20 institutions

An NGO, Sir Emeka Offor Foundation has donated medical equipment, supplies and medicines valued more than five million dollars (N1.908 billion) to 20 health...

Opinion

“Nigeria between ‘divider-in-chief’ and ‘divider-in-law” — Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, expressed support for former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who said, last week, that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was drifting...

Corruption: Ganduje tasks anti-graft agency not to compromise

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has charged the state’s Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, not to compromise in the fight against corruption...

Youth Day: GJF urges African leaders to create conducive environment for youth

The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation(GJF) on Wednesday called on African leaders to work toward a peaceful and inclusive society so that youths can meaningfully contribute...

Nigeria records 463 new cases of COVID-19, total infections hit 33,616

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 463 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections rose to  33,616. The NCDC made this...

World News

China not interested in ‘hot or cold war’ — Jinping

President Xi Jinping of China on Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly that he had no intention to engage any country in “a...

U.S., China clash over COVID-19 at UNGA

The U.S. and China on Tuesday clashed over the coronavirus pandemic during the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). U.S. President Donald...

Afghan president approves inclusion of mother’s name on ID cards

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday approved the inclusion of a mother’s name in the country’s national identity cards. For years activists have fought for...

LATEST ARTICLES

What the papers say – September 24

AT UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY: PMB Engages World Leaders On Safe COVID-19 Vaccines President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday tasked world leaders on COVID-19 vaccines, saying Nigeria...

What the papers say – September 23

PMB Will Be Remembered As Father Of Democracy- Obaseki Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, declared yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari will be remembered...

China not interested in ‘hot or cold war’ — Jinping

President Xi Jinping of China on Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly that he had no intention to engage any country in “a...

Kyari challenges NASS on petroleum sector policies

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Malam Mele Kyari says the absence of a stable fiscal environment is inhibiting...

FG committed to proactive partnership on women, girls’ protection – Minister

The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to collaborating with various organisations in enhancing the advancement of girls and...

Sports analyst cautions Rohr on Super Eagles’ upcoming friendly matches

A renowned sports analyst, Tayo Balogun, says Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, should be wary of the team’s opponents in their upcoming friendly...

Ogun police parade 6 suspected robbers operating in army uniform

The Ogun Police Command on Tuesday paraded six suspected armed robbers allegedly operating in army uniform on Lagos – Ibadan expressway. Parading the men in...

Edo Election: Benin Monarch thanks President Buhari, congratulates Obaseki

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that Edo election was free, fair, and violence-free. Ewuare also congratulated...

I am not under US surveillance — Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has denied a report that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury,...

U.S., China clash over COVID-19 at UNGA

The U.S. and China on Tuesday clashed over the coronavirus pandemic during the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). U.S. President Donald...

Most Popular

Telcos in Ghana offer free packages to support fight against COVID-19

Telecommunication companies in Ghana are offering various free packages as their contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement, the Telecommunications...

BREAKING: COVID-19: Chief of staff to president, Abba Kyari, passes on

Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President  Muhammadu Buhari, has died of COVID-19 on Friday, Presidency announced. According to a press statement signed by...

NCDC confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases in 5 states, as figure rises to 407

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 34 new positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest cases were from Lagos, Kano,...

BREAKING: Kano records first COVID-19 death, confirms 12 new cases

Kano State Ministry for Health has confirmed first COVID-19 death in the state. It also confirmed twelve new cases of coronavirus. “Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As...

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 35 new cases, confirmed cases hits 442 with 152 discharged, 13 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 35 new cases of coronavirus in the country. They are 19 in Lagos, 9 in FCT,...

Nigeria gets debt relief

G20, China give green light Nigeria and 75 other countries have been granted debt service relief by the World Bank and China, The Nation...

DisCos, others get N200bn to boost power supply

The federal government has approved N200 billion for the power sector to improve gas supply to the power Generation Companies (GenCos) and boost electricity...

Presidential Lockdown: FRSC directs commanders to partner mobile courts to prosecute violators

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has directed Sector Commanders in the Abuja and Lagos State to support Mobile Courts...
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