Wednesday, September 23, 2020

INEC ready for Edo election – Yakubu

The national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, said on Thursday that the commission is fully prepared and ready for the conduct of the September 19,...
How Nigeria eliminated wild polio virus - Buhari

How Nigeria eliminated wild polio virus – Buhari

Nigeria used data systems, community engagement and innovative technology to monitor and predict the occurrence of polio outbreaks as part of the country’s efforts to eliminate the disease, President Muhammadu...

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 we organised COVID-19 colloquium

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has explained why it organised a virtual colloquium on COVID 19. The colloquium was organised last week by JAMB, the Nigerian Defense Academy and...

Abandoned, non-functional NDDC projects litter Bayelsa (1)

Across Bayelsa State, several projects embarked upon by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) litter communities that make up the 8 LGAs. While some are completed, others remain uncompleted, abandoned...

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...

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