Monthly Archives: August, 2020

Lagos State Govt. Set To Re-open Schools From September 14

Tertiary institutions in Lagos State are to re-open for academic activities from September 14, 2020. Lagos State Governor,Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this  at the 18th state-wide briefing held at the State House in Marina on Saturday. The Governor also directed the primary...

Two Killed, One Injured In Helicopter Crash In Lagos

No fewer than two persons have reportedly died and one person said to have been injured after a yet-to-be-identified helicopter crash-landed in Opebi, Ojota area of Lagos State. As at the time of filing this report, details of the incident...

Press Freedom: Daily Trust Backs Reporter, Condemns Fani-Kayode

Daily Trust has reacted to the action of former Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode towards its reporter during a press roundtable in Calabar. In a statement signed by Naziru Mikailu Abubakar Executive Director/Editor-in-Chief Daily Trust newspaper on Tuesday, the newspaper condemned the utterances...

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 he wishes to exercise a clause in his contract, allowing him to leave for free...

Tokyo Launches See Through Public Toilets

An initiative from the Nippon Foundation called The Tokyo Toilet Project has launch three of 17 planned public toilets in Tokyo’s Shibuya district, including two with transparent walls. People on the outside of the facilities can see within, showing...

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 Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso on Monday. The statement reads: "Subsequent to close contact with persons...

Unilag: Buhari Constitutes Panel, Asks Babalakin, Ogundipe To Step Aside

President Muhammadu Buhari has constitute a special visitation panel to look into the purported removal of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as Vice-Chancellor of University of Lagos, Unilag. Buhari asked Prof. Ogundipe, the embattled Vice Chancellor and Unilag Chairman Governing Council, Dr....

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 another, it tastes from varieties of judgement; both the tough and the mild. At a trail, it kicks...

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 9 O you who have believed, when is called for the prayer on the day...

Breaking: FG Set To Open International Flights On August 29

Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, has announced that the international flights will open from August 29, 2020. The Minister wrote on his Twitter page: "Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the 29th of August, 2020. Beginning with Lagos...
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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...