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Kano announces total easing of lockdown

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state. By Muhammad Nur Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has announced a total easing of the lockdown imposed on the state to check spread of the COVID-19. Ganduje made the announcement on Thursday in Kano while briefing newsmen on the COVID-19 pandemic at Government House, Kano. He said, however, […]

Army will remain apolitical, professional — Buratai

By Muftau Ogunyemi The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the Nigerian Army will remain professional, apolitical and focused on its constitutional mandate. Buratai made the pledge while commissioning some projects at the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment in Akure, Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four projects were […]

Edo Election: Gov Wike slams Pastor Ize-Iyamu, reveals why he lost to Obaseki in 2016

By Don Silas   The political battle in Edo State is getting intense as Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has slammed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate. Wike alleged that Ize-Iyamu lost to Governor Godwin Obaseki in the 2016 governorship election in Edo State because the people saw that he […]

Breaking: FG announces dates for resumption of domestic flights in Lagos, Abuja, others

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Federal Government on Wednesday announced that Lagos and Abuja airports will resume domestic operations from July 8, 2020. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika disclosed this on his twitter handle. According to him, Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri would resume domestic operations on the 11th of July. He added that other […]

Ireland’s ex-president, Mary Robinson, to lead probe into AfDB Chief

Akinwumi Adesina Ireland’s former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accused by whistleblowers of corruption, the bank said. Akinwumi Adesina, 60, a charismatic speaker known for his elegant suits and bow ties, became the first Nigerian to helm the AfDB in 2015 — but […]

Ondo health commissioner dies of COVID-19

Ondo state commissioner of health, Wahab Adegbenro, has died of COVID- 19 complications. Adegbenro died at the state’s infectious disease hospital on Thursday at the age of 65. His death came two days after the State’s governor Rotimi Akeredolu announced he had tested positive for COVID- 19. “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive […]

Falana, Oby Ezekwesili, Utomi, Awolowo, others form new political coalition

By Ifreke InyangAbout 30 prominent Nigerians have formed a new political movement in the country. In a communiqué issued on Wednesday in Abuja, the group unveiled its name as National Consultative Front. Some of the members include: a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’abba; a prominent lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba; human rights lawyer, […]

Robbery suspect and serial rapist, Adeniyi Ajayi, 27, begs the Nigerian Police to kill him, instead of imprisoning him

A 27-year-old confessed robber and serial rapist, Adeniyi Ajayi, begged the Nigerian Police to kill him, instead of imprisoning him. Ajayi was arrested at 7-up area in Ijora, Lagos after an alleged failed robbery attempt in a hotel. He disclosed that during his raids he raped women and maids in the presence of their husbands […]

Black officer involved in George Floyd’s killing is an American-born with a Nigerian father

Alex Kueng One of the black police officers at the scene of the killing of George Floyd by a white officer in Minneapolis in May has a Nigerian father. Alex Kueng who joined the police largely because he believed diversity could force change in a Police Department long accused of racism, New York Times reported […]

Gov. Nyesom Wike breaks silence on alleged plans to join APC

By Ishola OludareGovernor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has spoken about his alleged plans to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).  Wike is a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he was elected into office as the governor of Rivers State. Wike is known as a critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

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