Friday, September 18, 2020

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Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

Politics

Edo 2020: You’re Not A Democrat, Angry Nigerians Tell Tinubu Over Attack On Obaseki

Tinubu had on Tuesday asked the electorates in Edo to reject Governor Obaseki, who is seeking re-election in office. Nigerians have lambasted the National Leader...

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...

“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...

Northern APC members are laughing at Tinubu over 2023 poll – Activist

Deji Adeyanju, the popular Nigerian activist, has suggested that Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will not have the...

Fire destroys 5,141 INEC card readers for Ondo governorship election

Fire on Thursday razed down the headquarters of the Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akure, destroying about 5,141 card readers meant for the...

Wike promises early completion of N36.8bn flyovers, road projects

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says that ongoing construction of five flyovers and roads worth N36.8 billion in Port Harcourt have reached advance stages...

Metro

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...

DSS invites activist for exposing multi-billion naira fraud In Katsina

A human rights activist and Kaduna-based businessman, Muhammad Mahdi Shehu, who exposed an N52bn security votes fraud in Kastina State, has been summoned by...

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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

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...

Bill Gates losses father at age 94

William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist who was the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has died at 94. Gates died Monday at...

Family of inmate who contracted virus files wrongful death claim

The family of a San Quentin inmate, who contracted the coronavirus has filed the first death claim against the California correctional system related to...

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Patanmi, Danbatta, others set for 2020 Virtual Internet Governance Forum

The Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and...

FG Made U-turn, apologises for asking all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has apologised for asking all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite...

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...

FG orders all bank, other account holders to re-register

The Federal Government has ordered all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. This new order was disclosed by the...

Premier League urges government to stick to Oct. 1 date for fans return

The Premier League has urged the British government to stay committed to its plans for a controlled return of fans into stadiums from Oct....

What the papers say -September 18

Edo Poll: Behave Responsibly, PMB Warns Candidates, Parties, Security Agents President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday cautioned political parties, candidates and security agents to behave responsibly...

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...

Edo 2020: You’re Not A Democrat, Angry Nigerians Tell Tinubu Over Attack On Obaseki

Tinubu had on Tuesday asked the electorates in Edo to reject Governor Obaseki, who is seeking re-election in office. Nigerians have lambasted the National Leader...

Fuel crisis looms as PTD orders drivers to halt lifting of products

Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, yesterday, ordered immediate stoppage of distribution of petroleum products from Lagos to the northern part of the country till further...

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...

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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...

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: 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...

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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