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15,000 NIPOST Workers To Lose Their Jobs, Threaten Strike

The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) is to lose nothing less than 15,000 workers due to the recent take over of its primary duty to...

BUSTED!! Police Nab Robbers Behind Ondo Bank Robbery

The Nigeria police has announced the capture of the 7-man gang behind the Ile Oluji, Ondo state bank robbery where four policemen were shot...

SO SAD!! Not Less Than 12 Persons Reportedly Burnt To Death In A Tragic Auto Crash In Bayelsa

No fewer than twelve persons have reportedly burned to death following a fatal motor accident along the Tombia-Ammassoma road in Yenagoa Local Government Council...

[Goals Highlight] Aston Villa 0 – 3 Man United (Watch Here)

Bruno Fernandes inspired Manchester United to another impressive Premier League victory and deepened Aston Villa’s relegation worries. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side continued their impressive recent...

PREMIER LEAGUE!! Bournemouth 0 – 0 Tottenham (RESULT)

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says his side are “still in the fight” to stay in the Premier League despite being denied a late winner...

These 11 Secretes about late Ajimobi Will Drop Your Jaws – WIZIMATIC

Former Oyo Senator Abiola Ajimobi died of COVID-19 complications on Thursday. Below are facts you should know about Abiola Ajimobi 1. Abiola Ajimobi was born on...

PHOTOS: Obaseki emerges PDP governorship candidate

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has emerged as the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the September gubernatorial election in...

Schools Resumption Date Concluded — FG

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Uwajiuba, says the ministry now has sufficient information to make decision on school reopening. He however said...

BREAKING: CJ ‘warns’ Judges against ex parte orders on political matters

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC) Justice John Tsoho has “strongly advised” all the court’s judges to desist from granting ex...

PTF: Nigeria will return to lockdown if…

Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Boss Mustapha on Thursday said he would return...

Ajimobi was a statesman – Makinde

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has expressed sadness at the demise of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. The governor, in...

BREAKING: Dissolved NWC considers legal option to challenge dissolution

The end may not have been heard of the leadership crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as the just dissolved National Working...

Customs generates N573bn in five months

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday said it has generated N573,190,265,605.41 as revenue between January and May 2020. This revelation was made by the Comptroller...

Challenges special needs children face amid COVID-19

While parents complain that their wards are left out of e-learning for various reasons, the situation is worse for special children whose needs for...

Buhari mourns Ajimobi’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of former To State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, who died in Lagos on Thursday. The President, who recalled...

‘We had expected Ajimobi’s recovery from lung surgery,’ – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who died on Thursday. NGF’s...

Aisha Buhari’s ADC, security aides restored

Following clearance, the aide-de-camp (ADC) to First Lady, Aisha Buhari has been restored to his post. The ADC, Usman Shugaba, who is a police officer, was...

Plans by Oyo to reopen schools insensitive – FG

The Federal Government has described the decision by Oyo State government to reopen schools from June 29, 2020 as insensitive. The government said that this...

I am not a politician, CP replies Ondo DG

Ondo State Police Commissioner, Salami Bolaji, has replied Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi, that he is apolitical and his job entailed him...

Aviation loses N63b to COVID-19

The aviation industry lost over N63billion to the ravaging effects of coronavirus pandemic, a report by the Ministry of Aviation has shown. Describing the air...

Three kidnap victims killed in Abuja

Three persons kidnapped by gunmen in Yambabu community in Kwali Area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Saturday have been killed...

Buhari orders investigation into Oba Market’s fire

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed an investigation into the cause of the fire incident at the Oba Market in Benin Edo State. The President’s investigation...

Uzodimma adopts nine-year-old hawker-singer

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has adopted an Mbaise-born nine-year-old Imo wiz kid singer, Master Joseph Oluomachi Opara. The governor promised to personally sponsor him...

APC can’t stop defections, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and police can’t stop the imminent mass defection to the PDP. Reacting...

Man arrested for posing as late Abba Kyari’s widow

The Nigeria Police has arrested a 58-year old man, Mallam Aminu Ado, for impersonating the widow of the late Chief of Staff to the...

We have capacity to take up arms against government – Shi’ites

Worried about the health and detention of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh El-Zakzaky, his supporters in the Southwest on...

BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC guber candidate

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Monday emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 2020 election. Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma...

‘Liverpool Have To Earn Everything All Over Again’ – Pep

Liverpool will need to prove themselves and “earn everything again” when they return to action, says Pep Lijnders, with the Reds looking to maintain...

Lagos Approves Increase In Passenger Carriage For BRT Buses

While Lagosians are still gasping with the increase in fares for the popular Bus Rapid Transport(BRT) scheme in the state, they have been dealt...

Bayelsa: APC divided ahead of senatorial bye-elections?

Ahead of the forthcoming by-elections for the senatorial seats of Bayelsa Central and West Senatorial districts, concerned stakeholders are seeking the urgent resolution of...

Northern governors’ wives blame menstrual hygiene on poverty, ignorance

The Northern Governors Wives Forum of Nigeria (NGWF) has stated that poverty and ignorance are the twin reasons large number of girls and women...

Governors, Buhari misguided on Executive Order 10

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 10 does not grant financial autonomy to the state legislature and judiciary; it only gives teeth to the amendment...

‘Nigeria needs urgent diversification of economy’

Following the recent global plunge in oil prices, which was occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic, the CEO of a power generating company, Century Power Generation...

82-year-old hypertensive widow survives COVID-19 in Osun

AN 82-year-old widow who is also suffering from hypertension has recovered from the coronavirus disease after receiving nine-day treatment at the Isolation and Treatment...

Fire guts polythene company in Lagos

A polythene manufacturing company has been gutted by fire at Ahmmadiya Bus Stop , Abule-Egba, Lagos State. Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu,...

Why schools cannot reopen yet, by FG

Schools cannot reopen yet despite agitation in some quarters to that effect, the Federal Government has declared. It said schools cannot reopen because it would...

UPDATED: FG suspends evacuation of stranded Nigerians

The Federal Government has suspended further evacuation of stranded Nigerians abroad. The development, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama is to allow take-off of...

300 test negative for COVID-19 in Taraba

Three hundred persons whose samples were recently taken from Taraba State to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Abuja, have tested negative, Commissioner...

BREAKING: FG suspends evacuation of stranded Nigerians

The Federal Government has suspended further evacuation of stranded Nigerians overseas. The development, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama is to allow take-off of...

Trump threatens to shut down social media platforms

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies, one day after Twitter Inc. for the first time...

Merger won’t lead to job loss – Ngige

First and foremost, we are not using the Oronsaye’s report hook, line and sinker and we are not going to implement. What has happened...

Kogi: Tribunal affirms Yahaya Bello’s election

In a split decision of two-to-one, the Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal,on Friday,  upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as governor of Kogi...

Delta: Rumbles in PDP over chairmanship seat

AS the members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State prepare for the forthcoming state congress, Kingsley Esiso’s bid to return as...

27 more staff of iSon test positive in Oyo

27 more staffers of iSon Xperiences, a telecomm call centre, have tested positive to coronavirus in Oyo State. The new cases bring to 132 workers...

Post COVID-19 realities

Last week, I focused on the media and Post-COVID-19 realities for the obvious reasons of being a journalist and a stakeholder very concerned about...

COVID-19: Nigeria adds 265 fresh cases

AN additional 265 cases of coronavirus infection were recorded across the country on Saturday with Lagos State alone recording 133. All 215 Nigerians who recently...

Truck crushes two to death, injures one in Ogun

Two persons were on Saturday crushed to death and another injured at Sango, Ogun State, when a truck had a head-on collision with another...

‘I could only see fire and her screams’, Pakistan plane crash survivor

ONE of the two survivors pulled out of the  wreckage of the Pakistani International Airlines jet that crashed on Friday  near Karachi said on...

Karibi-Whyte served Nigeria with wisdom, knowledge – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the death of retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte. Justice Karibi-Whyte died on Friday at the age...

Ihedioha’s attempt to stop probe unfortunate – Njemanze

Bob Njemanze who was a member of Nigeria’s Constitution Review Conference of 2014, narrates how he personally inspected former Governor Emeka Ihedioha’s refurbished N187...

Matters arising from the pandemic

Why in the world would the Nigeria Police wait until doctors called a sit-at-home strike before assuring doctors that police officers would treat doctors...

How Rivers officials withdrew N118b in cash – EFCC

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is requesting, for its interrogation, the release of three officials of the Rivers State Government, who are...

BREAKING: Fasting continues on Saturday – NSCIA

Muslims are to continue fasting on Saturday, The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has declared. Its National Moonsighting Committee said no moon was...

Federation Account lost N125 billion revenue in Q1

NIGERIA’s massive revenue loss as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic was topped discussions at yesterday’s National Economic Council (NEC) meeting. Finance, Budget and National...

Ese Oruru’s abductor Dahiru gets 26-year jail term

ESE Oruru, the Delta State teenager, who was abducted in 2015 at the age of 14 and impregnated by a man from Kano State,...

COVID-19: FG makes clarifications on reopening of schools

The Federal Government has disclosed that there are plans to soon reopen schools nationwide, saying, however, that this will not be done in two...

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 339 new cases, total infections now 7,016

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday confirmed 339 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections...

NDDC distributes palliatives

THE Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has commenced the distribution of medical supplies, relief materials and public enlightenment campaigns against the Coronavirus pandemic to...

Testing remains a challenge in Kogi

THE Chairman of the Kogi State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Kabir Zubair has said testing for the Coronavirus disease remains...

Ondo Court stops Cleric’s forced marriage to teenager

A 16-year old Secondary school student (names withheld) has been reunited with her parents after an Akure Family court stopped her forced marriage to...

UNILAG’s ventilator is game changer, says Lagos Govt

THE Lagos State Government has described as a game changer, the AmbuVent – ventilator – produced  by a team of researchers from the University...

Challenges of home treatment, by NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians to brace for tough and challenging times ahead as the Federal Government is reviewing...

Fed Govt overrules governors on worship centres opening

THE Federal Government has accused governors of wilfully breaching the protocols designed to guide the country out of Coronavirus spread. Presidential Task Force (PTF) on...

Half of Facebook employees to work remotely in ten years – Zuckerberg

Facebook’s founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, says he expects the coronavirus pandemic will have a long-lasting impact on working practices. Zuckerberg expects that in...

BREAKING: Fatal accident on Otedola Bridge

Many people have been feared killed after a tanker collided with a fully loaded commercial bus on Otedola Bridge, Lagos. The accident which occurred about...

COVID-19 IS A SCAM-DISCHARGED DELTA PATIENT ALLEGES

A 36-year-old woman who was diagnosed positive of COVID-19 on April 17 upon leaving the quarantined house has said that the virus is a...

Federal Government Impounds British Aircraft (See Why)

The Federal Government has impounded an aircraft owned by a British company for operating commercial flights into Nigeria without approval. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi...

Bauchi Gov orders payment of salaries

Bauchi Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed has approved the payment of May, 2020 salaries of Civil Servants in the state ahead of the Ed-el Fitr...

Ban Buying Of Cars For Politicians, SERAP Tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to ban the purchase of new cars for politicians, including...

COVID-19: Inter Confirm All Playing And Coaching Staff Returned Negative Tests

Inter have confirmed all medical tests carried out on its playing, coaching and management staff returned negative results. Serie A clubs are allowed to resume...

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