Court Orders Maina To Remain In Prison Till End Of Trial

Following the return of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team Chairman, Abulrasheed Maina, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has...

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#2020 AMVCA: See The Full List Of Winners

Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards which held in Lagos on Saturday night has ended in grand style. See the full list of winners below: Best Makeup...

COVID-19 : Ex-Ogun Commissioner Olopade Tests Positive

Former Ogun State Commissioner of Youth and Sports, Bukola Olopade has tested positive for COVID-19. Olopade who had been in self-isolation made the result known...

Edo: Acting APC Chairman, Giadom Cancels Governorship Screening

The Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom has cancelled the screening for the Edo State governorship primary. Mr. Giadom explained...

Poetry: Failure Is A Ball

Failure is a ball hit along the net; appeared with point that flash excitement at the field of the heart. As this ball is thrown from one point to...

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Borno Massacre: Boko Haram Claims Responsibility,Debunks Killing 43 Farmers

Leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau has claimed responsibility for the killings of Farmers in Borno State.  The Boko Haram leader said...

Borno Massacre: Lawan,Gambari, Pantami, Others Visit Gov. Zulum (Pictures)

A team of high-level officials representing the Executive and Legislative arms of government was in Maiduguri on Monday to deliver a message of condolence...

Ebonyi Governor Umahi Sacks Two Aides

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has sacked the Coordinators of Ivo and Echiele Development Centres, Okorie Daniel and Fabian Ovoke, respectively. The Secretary to the...

Senate To Invite Pantami Over Nigeria’s Security Challenges

Following the incessant reports of insecurity in the country, the Senate has directed its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister...

#EndSARS Protests: 16 Police Officers Killed Get Posthumous Promotion

The Nigeria Police Force has promoted 16 officers who lost their lives during the #EndSARS crisis. According to a statement issued on Monday, 70 other...

Islam

Pious Muslim Foundation Jumu’ah Reminder

JUM'AH REMINDER. يَٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓاْ إِذَا نُودِيَ لِلصَّلَوٰةِ مِن يَوۡمِ ٱلۡجُمُعَةِ فَٱسۡعَوۡاْ إِلَىٰ ذِكۡرِ ٱللَّهِ وَذَرُواْ ٱلۡبَيۡعَۚ ذَٰلِكُمۡ خَيۡرٞ لَّكُمۡ إِن كُنتُمۡ تَعۡلَمُونَ -Surah Al-Jumu'ah, Ayah...

Eid-ul-Adha2020: Top 10 Eid Messages To Send To Family & Friends

“I wish you a very happy and peaceful Eid al-Adha. May Allah accept your good deeds, forgive your transgressions and sins and ease...

Eid-ul-Adha: FG Declares July 30th & 31st, 2020 As Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July, 2020 as Public Holidays as Muslims celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Festival. The Minister of...

Significance of First 10 Days of Dhulhijjah

Many of us are unable to make the Hajj pilgrimage this year due to the pandemic. However, there are still many ways for us...

Lagos Public School Student Creates “E-Trash Box” For Waste Disposal

The Tutor-General/Permanent Secretary, Education District 1, Barrister Margaret Titilayo Solarin has showered encomium on a Senior Secondary Student, Abeedah Alabi of Jakande Estate Comprehensive...

South East Reports

Enugu: Ugwuanyi Commissions New Administrative Building Of FRSC Academy

The Governor of Enugu state Rt. Hon Ifeayin Ugwuanyi has commissioned the new Administrative Building of the Federal Road Safety Corps Academy located at...

Enugu State Govt. Demolishes Sinking Three-Storey Building

The Enugu State Government has demolished a sinking three-storey building within the Maryland Layout axis of Enugu South Local Government Area, Enugu metropolis. The News...

Enugu: Ogbete Pedestrian Bridge Safe For Use (Pictures)

After the pictures of Enugu's Ogbete Main Market pedestrian bridge went viral on social media, Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority has released a statement. The...

Whispers of Peace: Repentance In Ramadan

The greatest benefit to the Muslim in Ramadan is sincere repentance – turning to Allah, beseeching Him for forgiveness, and looking deep into ourselves...

COVID-19 : Nigeria’s Cases Rise To 81, As Disease Spreads To Enugu

Nigeria now has 81 confirmed cases of the coronavirus after 11 new cases were confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late...

Politics

Buhari Names Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Others As INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the Senate’s confirmation of Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, reads a letter forwarded by...

Ondo Election: Akeredolu, Wife Arrive Polling Unit

Ondo State Governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife have arrived at Ward 05, Polling Unit 06,...

Former Lagos Lawmaker, Abdulhakeem Abdullateef Returns To APC

Barely a week after he tendered his resignation, the former commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has returned to the All...

Edo Election: APC Candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu Meets Buhari

President Muhammau Buhari, on Friday, received the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress,APC  in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu at the State House,...

Entertainment

NBC Fines Channels TV, Arise TV, AIT Over Coverage Of #EndSARS Protests

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Channels Television, Arise News, and Africa Independent Television over an “unprofessional coverage” of the #EndSARS protests. The acting Director-General...

#EndSARS : Kanye West Joins Nigerians To Protest Police Brutality 

US rapper Kanye West has joined a growing list of international celebrities speaking out in support of large protests against police brutality in Nigeria. "I stand with my Nigerian...

Kunle Afolayan Releases Official Teaser Of His New Movie ‘Citation’ (Video)

Nigeria's foremost filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, on September 7 released the official teaser of his new movie, 'Citation'. The yet-to-be-released movie is a college drama about...

Police Detains Naira Marley Over Abuja Concert

Popular Nigerian hip-hop star, Azeez Fashola, professional known as Naira Marley has been detained by the Nigeria Police. Naira Marley was detained for contravening guidelines...

Nicki Minaj Expecting First Child

Nicki Minaj and her husband, Kenneth Petty, are expecting their first baby. The rapper shared picture of her bump on social media.

Sports

Diego Maradona: Argentina Legend Dies Aged 60

Diego Maradona, in full Diego Armando Maradona, (born October 30, 1960, Lanus, Buenos Aires, Argentina—died November 25, 2020, Tigre, Buenos Aires), Argentine football (soccer) player who is generally regarded...

Hand of God: Maradona’s Body Arrives Presidential Palace

The remains of legendary footballer, Diego Maradona, has arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state. Recall that...

After Bayern Munich Encounter, Messi Asks For Clause To Leave Barca

Forward Lionel Messi has asked to leave Spanish giants Barcelona this summer. The Argentina international, 33, sent a fax to the club on Tuesday saying...

COVID-19 : Barcelona To Reduce Player and Staff Wages

Barcelona will reduce player and staff wages in a bid to "minimise the economic impact" caused by coronavirus. Spanish football was suspended for an indefinite...

#Coronavirus : Euros And Copa America Moved To 2021

Euro 2020 and the Copa America have both been moved to the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak. UEFA said priority was being...

Health

JOHESU’s Strike Is Capable Of Endangering More Loss Of Lives- SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha,who doubles as the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has...

Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has tested positive for COVID-19. This was made known in a statement signed by the Commissioner for...

Just-In: Kwara Deputy Governor And Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

Kwara Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi and his wife Abieyuwa have tested positive for COVID-19. Spokesperson of the state Technical Committee on COVID-19, Rafiu Ajakaye, disclosed...

Videos

#EndSARS: Buhari Is Set To Brief Nigerians On The State Of Security

Following detailed briefing by security chiefs on the current situation in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast Thursday, October 22,...

#EndSARS: Ikoyi Prison Under Attack

The Ikoyi Correctional Center in Lagos State has been reported to be under attack. Reports say the Ikoyi Prison, was attacked by hoodlums disguising as...

Day 12: #EndSARS Protesters Block Third Mainland Bridge

#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Adekunle section of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The protesters, for 12 days have been demonstrating against police brutality...

COVID-19: The Curve Is Flattening In Nigeria – PTF

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 believes the curve is flattening with less than 200 daily infections, indicating a progressive fall in the case fatality...