Breaking: Police arraign Funke Akindele, husband in Court

April 6, 2020 Editor 0

Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz, has been arraigned in court by the Lagos state Police. They were brought before the court for organising birthday and invited celebrities, an action which flouted the lockdown order in Lagos state. Details loading…

Covid-19: Delta govt denies killing soldiers in Warri

April 4, 2020 Amaechi Okwara, 0

The Delta state government, Friday, denied killing soldiers were killed in Warri as reported by a section of the media. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, in a press statement in Asaba, urged people to discountenance the report. According to him, “There is no report of killing of soldiers in Warri or any other part of Delta state. The Read More

Breaking: Ogun ‘discharges’ third Coronavirus patient, begins lockdown

April 3, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

The Ogun state government has disclosed that the 62-year-old patient of Coronavirus in the state would be discharged from the Isolation centre. Governor Dapo Abiodun who disclosed this, Friday evening while addressing journalists at his residence in Iperu, Remo area of the state, said the patient who recently returned from the United Kingdom (UK) has tested negative for Coronavirus twice Read More

Lockdown: Etsu Nupe sponsors online language training

April 3, 2020 Awaal Gata 0

Sponsored by the Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, a one month “Nupe language e-class” was kick-started Friday to encourage compliance with the ongoing stay-at-home order over the rampaging covid-19. Director, Indigenous Languages Learning Centre (ILLEC), Adamu Idris Manarakis, said the class has been designed to keep participants busy in their homes as they Read More

Covid-19 task force appeals to security agencies over ‘brutality’

April 3, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Presidential Task Force on the Novel Coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic has appealed to security agencies to handle the task of enforcing the movement restrictions with tact and caution. The chairman of the Task Force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, who gave the appeal during Friday’s press briefing in Abuja, also appealed to all Read More

Edo: Police quiz APC chair over fake economic stimulus package

April 2, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

Operatives of Edo state police command have arrested the Oredo ward 8 chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Sunday Erhabor, over illegal collation of unsuspecting persons’ name and bank details under the pretense of providing them with stimulus package to cushion the effects of COVID-19 lockdown in the state. This was just as the police reportedly launched a manhunt Read More

Presidency to Soyinka: Nigerians should trust science on COVID-19, not fiction

April 1, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Presidency Wednesday dismissed remarks by the Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over the legality of the movement restriction imposed on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos and Ogun states by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 disease in the country. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media Read More

Don’t hoard, hike food stuff prices, Buni appeals to traders

April 1, 2020 Sadiq Abubakar 0

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Borno state has appealed to traders not to hoard foodstuff or hike prices  of goods or foodstuff as a result of the governments announced lockdown of offices and some businesses or working places as part of measures to prevent  the spread of the coronavirus  disease in the state and country at large. A statement issued Read More

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COVID-19: CASER commends Buhari on 14-day lock down

March 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, over his national broadcast on 14 day lock down in some states. President Buhari in a national broadcast on March 29, announced a 14-day lock down in states such as Ogun, Lagos and Abuja where the coronavirus pandemic is rising daily to Read More

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NPFL: Ifeanyi finally goes home, condolences continue to flow

March 29, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The late Rangers attacking sensation, Ifeanyi George Onwubiko was laid to rest, Saturday at Atan Cemetery, Yaba, Lagos amidst rains of tears from very few family members and friends in attendance due to the lock down necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world. George’ remains was taken from a private health facility in Abudu, Orhionmwon LGA of Edo state Read More

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Covid-19: FG restricts international flights to Abuja, Lagos

March 20, 2020 Editorial III 0

The federal government has restricted international flights to the Murtala International Airport, Lagos, and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,            Abuja, for effective monitoring and surveillance, to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, who disclosed this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja, said the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus made the decision at Read More

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California shooting: Schoolteachers ‘saved’ children from gunman

November 16, 2017 Editorial IV 0

A gunman who killed four people on Tuesday in rural California fired into an elementary school but was stopped from entering by teachers, police say. Staff at Rancho Tehama Reserve School went into lockdown, securing school doors after hearing nearby gunshots. Authorities praised the teachers’ actions as “monumental” in saving “countless” lives. Police confirmed one child was shot at the Read More