Saturday, March 6, 2021



Court halts Oyo-Ita’s trial over EFCC’s ‘misconduct’

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered a stay of proceeding in the ongoing trial of the former Head of Service, HoS, Winifred Oyo-Its, and others.

Gridlock: Truck owners back NPA’s e-call-up system, say ‘we’ll support with everything except life’

The Association of Maritime Truck Owners, on Tuesday described-call-up system introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, calling for the management to protect the system against hijack.

300 athletes across Nigeria, West Africa registered for 3rd MoC Grand Prix

With less than five weeks to the third “Making of Champions, MoCs, Grand Prix”, over 300 Athletes from across Nigeria and West Africa have registered for the 2 and 3 April event.

No Yoruba Muslim ever occupied Aso Rock since independence, MURIC laments    

A Nigerian Islamic human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has lamented that no single Yoruba Muslim had ever become Nigeria’s President since the country’s attainment of independence.

Ooni unveils anti-coronavirus herbal drugs

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has unveiled a series of traditional medicines, made from local herbs, that boost human immune system against infectious...

Nigeria currently facing crisis ― Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu has said that Nigeria is currently facing a crisis.

NEC orders state governors to compensate victims of herders/farmers clash

The National Economic Council, NEC, has resolved that state governments should pay compensation to victims of herders/farmers clashes whose properties were destroyed in their various jurisdictions.

Ooni to OPC: ‘Don’t take laws into your hands’

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on Thursday cautioned members of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, against taking the laws into their hands, urging the group to be law-abiding.

Dangote injects N10bn into Nigeria’s education sector

The Dangote Group of Companies says its intervention in education development in Nigeria through the philanthropic arm, Aliko Dangote Foundation so far, has hit N10 billion.

Nigerian governors urged to emulate Zulum

The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has called on governors to emulate Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno’s exemplary way of appreciating and rewarding hard work, selfless sacrifice and commitment to service.

Nigeria reports 1,005 new COVID-19 infections, 24 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, reported  24 deaths in 24 hours and 1,005 new cases of the coronavirus. The total number of COVID-19...

35-year-old father of quintuplets begs Nigerians for assistance

A 35-year-old Grade Level 08 civil servant, Ewanle Omage, whose wife was delivered of quintuplets, after seven years of marriage, has appealed to kind-hearted Nigerians to assist in the upkeep of the babies.

Nigeria records 1,624 new COVID-19 infections, 9 more deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 1,624 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

‘I Am LAYCON’ TV series to stream in UK, France, 24 other countries

Internet Television Service provider Showmax says it will be streaming “I Am LAYCON”, a television show in the U.K., France, Italy Australia and 23 other countries outside Africa.

Bandits up, herdsmen down and the ugly dance to Rwanda, by Amir Bagwanje 

They are called bandits when they kidnap in Zamfara while the media tags them, Fulani herdsmen if the victims are from Ekiti or Ebonyi. The same evil but called different names. For decades, farmers in the North have painfully endured the destruction of their farmlands

Gbajabiamila facilitates installation of free WiFi in 6 Lagos campuses

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep Femi Gbajabiamila, has facilitated the installation of free Wi-Fi in six public tertiary institutions in Lagos State to ease their learning system.

COVID-19: Correctional facility rejects suspects without test certificate

A Grade A Customary Court, sitting at Mapo in Ibadan, on Wednesday ordered three suspected hooligans to be remanded in the Mapo police cell for allegedly causing public disorder.

MURIC urges Nigerian govt to give herders bail-out fund

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called on the Federal Government to give the cattle rearing industry enough funds to buy land for the establishment of ranches.

Nigeria records 1,883 new coronavirus cases in one day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,883 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections,  bringing the total number of infected people in...

Nigeria records 27 Coronavirus deaths in one day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday reported 27 coronavirus-related deaths in the country, bringing the total number of those who had...

Buhari renews tenure of MDs of 7 river basin authorities, appoints 2 more

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of tenure for seven managing directors of the river basin development authorities. The president also approved the appointment...

233,000 candidates missed NECO exams due to #endSARS protests, to write in February – Official

The National Examination Council, NECO, says that 233,000 candidates who could not write the examinations as a result of the #EndSARS protests will join external candidates to write the examinations in February.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000 – NCDC

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. 

Nigeria records 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website...

Latest news