Friday, November 27, 2020

Hushpuppi arraigned; trial set to begin in U.S.

Ramon Abbas, the Nigerian Instagram celebrity with the nomenclature “Hushpuppi“, has been arraigned in an American court in California as his trial begins on October 13. Mr Abbas pleaded not guilty...

Okocha sends Goodwill Message to PSG

Nigerian football legend, Austin Okocha, has thrown his weight behind his former club Paris Saint-Germain, ahead of Sunday’s UEFA Champions League final tie against Bayern Munich in Lisbon, Portugal. Okocha played...

Kaduna relaxes curfew in Kauru, Zangon-Kataf LGs

The Kaduna State Government on Saturday said that it had relaxed curfew in Kauru and Zango Kataf Local Government Areas of the state. Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for Internal Security &...

NBA President speaks on withdrawal of El-Rufai from conference

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA),  Paul Usoro, has defended the association’s decision to withdraw the invitation earlier issued to the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to be...

Why there’s crisis in Nigerian writers’ association — Group’s former president

Denja Abdullahi was the 11th president of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA). He was the last president before the 38th elective convention of the union ended in a fiasco...

Richard Akinjide buried in line with COVID-19 protocol

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide, who died on April 22, was buried on Thursday in Ibadan, his family said. The spokesperson of the family...

How COVID-19 test levy, school fees defaulters, impacted first week of resumption in Ogun

Resuming back to school after three months at home was a dream come true for SS3 students in Ogun State but the first week was marred by the controversial COVID-19...

World Bank approves $114.3m grant for Nigeria to boost COVID-19 response

The World Bank Board of Directors, on Friday, approved a $114.28 million financing package to help Nigeria effectively respond to the threat posed by COVID-19 to the country’s economy. The grant...

Gov. Oyetola launches N100m post COVID-19 Economic Intervention Programme

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday launched the N100 million Post COVID-19 Economic Intervention Pilot Programme to mitigate the effects of the raging Coronavirus pandemic on people of...

Oil prices fall over rising coronavirus infections

Oil prices slid on Tuesday amid concerns that a nascent recovery in fuel demand could stall as a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections around the world sparks tighter lockdowns.This is...

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