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Angry protesters burn President Buhari’s billboard.

A billboard bearing the picture of President Muhammadu Buhari and the logo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been burnt by protesters in Yantumaki town, Danmusa local government area of Katsina state. On Tuesday...

Failure to punish violent gangs turning Rivers to killing field -Amnesty

Amnesty International says the “failure” of the Rivers state government to protect residents from violent gangs has led to the loss of many lives. The organisation, in a statement on Thursday, said it is deeply...

Labour demands nationwide lockdown

 Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, demanded for nationwide lockdown with exception for providers  of essential goods and services, saying “Such large-scale lockdown should be accompanied with appropriate support systems that allow workers who provide...

FG to convert hotels, schools to isolation centres

The Federal Government has said that with the shortage of bed spaces at isolation centres in the country, it would require hotels and school dormitories as quarantine and isolation centres. This was disclosed by the Minister of...

COVID-19: South Africa records first 2 deaths as cases exceed 1000

South Africa on Thursday recorded its first two deaths from coronavirus. The health minister, Zweli Mkhize made the announcement on Friday even as the country’s cases increased beyond 1000. Mkhize confirmed that the two deaths occurred...

Int’l Women’s Day: Kwara Gov hailed for picking 16 women in his cabinet.

AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Governor of Nigeria’s north central Kwara State, has gone down in history as the first African leader with the highest number of female cabinet members and political appointees. AbdulRazaq was elected Governor in...

Nigerian Army Varsity Biu for all Nigerians -Ndume

Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume on Tuesday revealed that the Nigerian Army University in Biu was structured to cater for all Nigerians Ndume, who is the chairman of Senate committee on Army noted that the unique...

Nigeria will be out of business if crude oil price drops to $22 -NNPC...

Mele Kyari, the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says Nigeria would be out of business if the price of crude oil drops as low as $22. Kyari was speaking on...

Buhari Says Hyundai To Set Up Car Plant In Nigeria

Nigeria will collaborate with and support Hyundai Engineering Company Limited to set up a car plant, and also rehabilitate petroleum refineries, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving the President/Chief Executive Officer of Hyundai Engineering, Mr...

BBNaija is evil, scrap it – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria has urged political office holders and other stakeholders to discourage immoral activities. It said instead,...

Council Chairman intercepts alleged Covid 19 corpse from Lagos about to be ferried across...

The caretaker chairman of Buruku LG Hon Mrs Dooshima Esther Orlu intercepted the alleged COVID 19 corpse coming from Lagos to Benue on Monday  evening (11:23pm) . The people who were conveying the corpse  from...

Meet Taiwo Agbona, Nigerian king ‘chosen by oracle’ but can’t get married, pregnant on...

Taiwo Oyebola Agbona, a 23-year-old medical student, who was “chosen by oracle” to succeed her late father as king of Aaye kingdom in Ondo, says she can’t get married, pregnant while on the throne. Prior...

COVID-19 patient delivered of baby at LUTH

A COVID-19 patient has been delivered of a baby at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The hospital broke the news in a tweet on Monday afternoon, saying the mother and child are well and...

Democrats reject Coronavirus Relief Bill in Senate; No checks next month.

Millions of Americans who were counting on receiving coronavirus relief checks from the federal government next month are out of luck. The Democrats delayed President Trump's coronavirus economic stimulus bill in a Senate vote on...

President Buhari okays two new appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the appointment of Sabiu Abubakar and Oba Oluniyi, as Deputy Commissioners for Insurance in the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

Photo Of APC Chairman Languishing In Police Detention On The Orders Of Senator OmoAgege

The Okpe Local Government Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mr Richard Egbo is still languishing in police detention on the orders of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omoagege. Over the...

COVID-19: UBA Donates ₦5 Billion For African Fight Against Pandemic

United Bank for Africa Plc The United Bank for Africa Plc has donated a whopping N5 billion for Africa to fight the deadly coronavirus. United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) today announced a donation of over...

See the new private university under construction in Benue State (Pictures)

The Gboko Catholic Dioceses has began work on its University.The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Most Rev'd William Avenya together with the project director, Rev'd Fr. Hyacinth Alia and few others...

COVID-19: Security agencies killing Nigerians not virus – Fani-Kayode claims

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of aviation has claimed that more Nigerians have been killed by security forces while trying to enforce lockdown order. Recall that the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday, said...

#COVID-19: Spain loses 849 patients to Coronavirus in 24 hours

Spain has hit a new record with 849 COVID-19 death cases in 24 hours on Tuesday. According to the Express UK, the latest figures came a day after the country’s coronavirus death toll fell slightly,...