Breaking: Heartbroken Super Eagles striker loses father

May 24, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles informed striker Victor Osimhen’s father is dead. Osimhen who is 21-year-old revealed the sad news via his verified Twitter page. He said, “RIP Dad. No words to describe this feeling,” he tweeted with tears and heartbroken emoji. Elder Patrick Osimhen as he was known was the sole surviving parent of the Super Eagles star who plies his Read More

Breaking: 11 more dead as Nigeria records 339 new cases, total now 7016

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

Eleven new deaths have confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday as the ongoing efforts to contain spread of coronavirus continue nationwide. With the latest development, a total of 211 persons have died so far in the country as a result of the pandemic. On Thursday, the centre also confirmed 339 new cases from various states. Read More

Emulate Madagascar, look inward for COVID -19 cure – Traditionalists tell govts

May 17, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Traditional Religion Worshipers’ Association of Oyo State (TRWASSO) Friday asked the federal and state governments in Nigeria to emulate the Madagascar and look inward for cure of CoronaVirus pandemic. Speaking at a meeting with the Oyo state government representatives held at the state Secretariat, Ibadan, the TRWASSO’s Secretary, Chief Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode declared that this became necessary in view of the Read More

Breaking: 103 dead as Nigeria records 195 new Coronavirus cases, surpasses 3000

May 7, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria has recorded 195 coronavirus cases and its tally has gone pass 3000. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the total number of cases in the country is now 3145. The breakdown of the latest cases are as follows; 82-Lagos, 30-Kano, 19-Zamfara, 18-Sokoto, 10-Borno, 9-FCT, 8-Oyo, 5-Kebbi, 5-Gombe, 4-Ogun, 3-Katsina, 1-Kaduna and 1-Adamawa. Details loading…

Breaking: Yobe joins Covid-19 fray; Lagos, Kano, Gombe lead tally again as Nigeria’s number near 2000

April 30, 2020 Editor 0

Only Cross River and Kogi states are currently left without any Covid-19 case, latest daily update from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed. However, Yobe state recorded its very first case on Wednesday. Report of new cases according NCDC, shows, “196 new cases of COVID-19 reported; 87-Lagos 24-Kano, 18-Gombe, 17-Kaduna, 16-FCT, 10-Katsina, 8-Sokoto, 7-Edo, 6-Borno, 1-Yobe, 1-Ebonyi, Read More

Divorce: Okagbare’s husband opens up, exposes Blessing

April 28, 2020 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles player Jude Ighoteguonor, who is the estranged husband of Nigerian sprinter and Olympic silver medalist, Blessing Okagbare, has spoken of their divorce saga. Ighoteguonor, who, according to the Guardian, said he had moved on, debunked earlier report that he was seeking N100 million naira from the sprinter  who had filed for divorce. The former Eagles player, who Read More

Nigeria/China cooperation ‘ll transcend Covid-19 -related hiccups

April 26, 2020 Charles Onunaiju 0

The federal Republic of Nigeria and The People’s Republic of China share strong symbolic identities as one obtained independence and the other secured national liberation on the 1st of October in 1960 and 1949 respectively. China is the largest developing nation in the world, just as Nigeria is the largest developing country in Africa. A diplomatic cooperation established in 1971 Read More

Ahmed Musa opens up on his Coronavirus status

April 23, 2020 Editor 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has asked Nigerians to disregard claims that he has contracted COVID-19. Musa who plays in Saudi Arabia while speaking via his official Instagram handle, lamented that at a time people were battling a pandemic, some individuals are bent on gaining popularity by spreading falsehood online. “It has come to my notice that certain individuals have decided to Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s inflation hits 12.26%

April 21, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 12.26 percent (year-on-year) in March 2020.  This is 0.06 percent points higher than the rate recorded in February 2020 (12.20) percent. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its March 2020 CPI report, increases were recorded in all COICOP divisions that yielded the Headline index. On month-on-month basis, Read More

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Coronavirus: Aisha Buhari preaches total lockdown

March 23, 2020 Editor 0

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari, has called on the government at all levels to shutdown activities to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Aisha who spoke via a tweet, Monday, said, “It is commendable that state governors have closed down schools; however, this could be counterproductive if parents are still going to work.  “We should not isolate Read More

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COVID-19: Striking doctors return to work

March 21, 2020 Editor 0

As the world battle to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed striking doctors to resume work. President of the association, Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile, who made the call during a press briefing in Abuja said, ”We direct all medical associations that have declared industrial actions against their management to suspend all actions as the National NMA shall Read More

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Almajiri system: Sokoto govt unleashes big plans

March 1, 2020 Editor 0

Sokoto state government is mulling the adoption of the Indonesian Pondok Pesantren Madrasah system of education as an alternative to the existing Almajiri system in the state. The state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, stated this Sunday when he received the Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, AVM Usra Hendra Harahap, during the latter’s courtesy visit to the Government House, Sokoto. The Pondok Read More

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Osinbajo, Gowon urge sacrifice for Nigeria’s growth

February 28, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Vice-president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and a former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, have stressed the need for Nigeria leaders to make sacrifice for the country’s growth and development. The eminent personalities urged leaders to shun greed and embrace humility by exemplifying sacrificial tendencies while presiding over the affairs of the people. They spoke in Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti Read More

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Taekwondo: Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria secure 2020 Olympic tickets

February 23, 2020 Editor 0

Six countries, including hosts Morocco and Africa’s most populous nation Nigeria, secured Olympic tickets for Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the opening day of the on-going African Qualification Tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, holding between February 22 and 23, 2020. The spread of the medals acutely reflects the difficulty and competitiveness of the Olympic qualification process, as well as spread Read More