Monday, February 15, 2021



Threat of eviction by some Nigerians, satanic – JIBWIS

An Islamic organisation, Jama'atu Izalatil Bid'ah Wa'Ikamatis Sunnah, JIBWIS, has declared that any attempt to evict any Nigerian from any of the country’s region is satanic.

Valentine’s: We prefer credit alerts to flowers, cards, chocolates, say Jos women

As the world celebrates Valentine's Day, some women in Jos say they would prefer ”meaningful gifts” than receiving flowers, cards and chocolates, usually accepted...

NBA fines Hawks PG Trae Young after late-game ref dispute

Not only did Trae Young lose a game Wednesday night, but now he’ll lose some money on top of it.

Nasarawa gov’t collaborates with hunters to curbe banditry, kidnapping

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed the willingness of his administration to collaborate with hunters to curb insecurity in the state.

Within 24 hours, bandits kill 23 persons in Kaduna LGs

The Kaduna State Government has reported the killing of 23 people by bandits across five local government areas within the last 24 hours in the state.

Northern govs call for adoption of new grazing, say ‘open grazing no longer sustainable’

The Northern Governors Forum says the current system of open grazing, operated by herders in the country, is no longer sustainable.

Haiti’s president retires top judges

Haiti’s disputed leader Jovenel Moise has sent three top judges into retirement, including one chosen by the country’s opposition as the transitional president, local media reported on Tuesday.

Court sends media mogul Jimmy Lai to custody in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s top court on Tuesday ordered media and business mogul Jimmy Lai charged with fraud and colluding with foreign forces to stay behind bars, media reports said.

Nigerian Military arrests fake soldier, NSCDC personnel, others in Jos

The Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, OPSH, has arrested Mahmud Mohmmed and Nuhu Ochofo, for impersonating as a soldier and personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, respectively in Jos.

Buhari reappoints Folashade Joseph as NAIC MD

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Folashade Joseph as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation, NAIC, for a...

Golden Globe: Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman nominated for posthumous awards [SEE LIST]

Late American actor, Chadwick Boseman, who played the role of King T’Challa in the movie, Black Panther, has bagged a posthumous nomination for his role in the Netflix film “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”

Igboho and his teenage appetite for war, by Abdullahi Haruna Haruspice

Every society needs a Sunday Igboho who commands the respect of a war commander. A man with the stoic dexterity of a warrior, that can galvanize other brave minds to the battlefield. Not the war of attrition as being oiled by Sunday Igboho and others gyrating in teenage appetite.

Wife seeks divorce over husband’s plans to marry his sales girl

A housewife, Martha Ojo, on Tuesday prayed a Customary Court in Jikwoyi, FCT, to grant her estranged husband, Moses, divorce on grounds that he is secretly planning to marry his sales representative.

COVID-19: Uni-Jos adopts e-learning method

The Management of University of Jos says it has adopted e-learning and teaching techniques for its students in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the institution.

EU leaders condemn coup in Myanmar

European Union, EU, leadership reacted in condemnation to the events unfolding in Myanmar on Monday, urging the release of those detained and compliance with the disputed election results.

EFCC arrests 30 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Enugu

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 30 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu State.

Buhari departs to Daura for APC registration exercise

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Daura, Katsina State, his home town, to participate in the national membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

How I relate with my Orderly – Lai Mohammed 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says besides getting security coverage from his Police Orderly, he also gets feedbacks through him on the pulse of the society about the government and his office.

Biden’s team calls for release of Russian activist Navalny

The team of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday called for the release of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny after he was detained upon arrival at a Moscow airport, as the Trump administration remained quiet on the subject.

TRIBUTE: Dear Sam, by Hannatu Musawa

My dear friend, my dear brother, my best friend… I miss you! But I guess, you always knew that would be my reality the minute I woke up in a World where you are no more.

Davido declares support for Ugandan presidential candidate, Bobi Wine

David Adeleke, professionally known as Davido, has revealed his support for Bobi Wine as his favored candidate in the Ugandan Presidential election.

Price of tomatoes drops in Enugu

The Price of tomatoes has dropped significantly in major markets in Enugu metropolis, compared to what it was during the Yuletide.

Nigerian doctors call for establishment of Health Bank, Office of Surgeon-General

The Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, has urged the Federal Government to establish a National Health Bank that would provide single-digit interest loans to the private sector for the establishment of world-class health facilities in the country.

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