Monthly Archives: August, 2020

Unilag Governing Council Removes Vice-Chancellor

The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school. Mikhail Mumuni, the media adviser to the chairman of the governing council, Wale Babalakin, confirmed Ogundipe’s removal. He disclosed that Ogundipe was...

COVID-19: Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama Resumes Duty

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has resumed duty today after testing negative for COVID-19.  Onyeama on Wednesday morning wrote on his Twitter page: "By the very special grace of God my latest #COVID19 test result came...

FG Commiserates With Lebanon Over Explosion

The Federal Government of Nigeria wishes to commiserate with the Government and people of Lebanon over the August 4, 2020 deadly explosion that occurred in the main Seaport in Beirut. The incident which is reported to have been caused by...

COVID-19: Buruji Kashamu is dead

Senator Buruji Kashamu has died after contracting COVID-19. Kashamu, according to sources died as a result of multiple organ failure, after contracting COVID-19. The former lawmaker was moved to First Cardiology hospital after his health condition worsened following his bout with...

COVID-19: FG Extends Eased Lockdown By Four Weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks. This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across the country. Secretary to the Government of the Federation...

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, Abuja. Ize-Iyamu was accompanied by Chairman, APC Caretaker Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni,...

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 set by Federal Government to flatten coronavirus curve in the country. Naira Marley offense, according to...

Just-In: Police Take Over Edo Assembly Complex

The Police have taken over Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital. A detachment of Police personnel took over the complex on Thursday morning. Eyewitness account says the police took the action following a reported threat...

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 in a statement that Alabi who is the chairman of the Kwara state Technical Committee...

COVID-19: Shoprite Plans To Leave Nigeria

Shoprite Holdings Limited, a South African company, owners of Shoprite has expressed plans to leave Nigeria. This announcement came on Monday in its operational and voluntary trading update for the year ended on June 28, 2020. The multi-national retail group, which...
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China has sanctioned 28 members and officials who were part of the former United States President Donald Trump’s administration. Among...
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Iris Film Academy Is Equipping Young African Filmmakers

Iris Film Academy has unveiled its mission to equip the young generation of African creatives to inspire, create and develop a new wave in...

Buhari Inaugurates Code of Conduct Bureau Members

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, led the Federal Executive Council, FEC first meeting of the year, 2021, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari, Vice-President Yemi...

We Didn’t Wish To Reopen Schools, Education Minister Explains

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Monday in Abuja, has disclosed that it is not the will of his Ministry to reopen schools...

CORONA CURED ME, Arabel CEO Shares Her Experience

*TUESDAY. December 29, 2020:* My son got back from work and said he suspected he had Covid, because he had a sore throat, head...