Monthly Archives: June, 2020

Ondo Governor, Akeredolu Tests Positive For COVID-19

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Akeredolu announced this on Tuesday in a Facebook post. He disclosed that his sample had been collected to test for COVID-19 and the result came back positive earlier before...

FG Approves Re-opening Of Schools,Lifts Ban On Inter-state Travels

The federal government of Nigeria has granted permission to schools to reopen and also allowed Inter-state movement. This was disclosed during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Press briefing. Details soon.

Abiola Ajimobi: Family Confirms Former Governor’s Death

The death has been announced of a former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi. Ajimobi died at the age of 70, close family members say. Ajimobi’s death is linked to COVID-19 as he was reported to have secondary medical problems. According...

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 Senior College, Abesan, Ipaja, for creating an "E-Trash Box" innovation to aid proper disposal of...

COVID-19: No State In Nigeria Is Free – Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says no state in the country is free from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). NCDC Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this on Monday during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja,...

N-Power: FG Set To Recruit 400,000 Youths

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster management and Social Development has disclosed that two batches of beneficiaries of the N-Power will be disengaged.  Established in 2016, the N-Power scheme is targeted at unemployed graduates who are engaged by the government...

Ex-Cop Who Aided George Floyd’s Death Caught Shopping (Video)

J. Alexander Kueng, one of the police officers charged over the death of unarmed black man, George Floyd in the US was seen shopping in a viral video on Sunday. https://www.instagram.com/tv/CBun94UhP-2/?igshid=mbxpn84ewt02 Recall that Floyd was killed on May 25 after a...

Edo 2020: Obaseki Joins PDP

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The governor made this known on Friday afternoon when he led some of his appointees and supporters to the PDP secretariat in Benin-City. The leadership of the PDP had...

Oyo Ex-Governor, Ajimobi, Dies After Brief Illness

The Oyo State former Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has been reported to have died on Thursday at a yet to be reviewed hospital after a brief illness in the country. The former governor’s death was confirmed to The Guild by a...

Happening Now: Buhari In Closed-Door Meeting With Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed-door meeting with Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is expected to deliberate on the rising insecurity issues in the North and Nigeria in general. The Chief of Defence Staff, General...
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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...
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COVID-19: Arik Air Lays Off 300 Workers

Management of Arik Air has terminated the appointments of 300 members of its staff to Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. The airline made this known on Friday...

Lai Mohammed’s Ministry Releases List Of Over 290 Fake Staff

The Federal Ministry of Infomation & Culture has released the list of over 290 fake staff within the Ministry. In an internal circular made available...

Maina Returns To Nigeria After Arrest In Niger Republic

Former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina has returned to Nigeria to face his ongoing money laundering trial. Maina was...

Buhari Ready To Appear Before NASS Over Insecurity Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his readiness to address Nigerians on the rising insecurity across the country through the citizens’ representatives at the National...