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Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the condolence message of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, noting that he should stop insulting the collective intelligence of the Nigerian people.
The head, national officer of the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, Wednesday said that 1,549,731 candidates are qualified to write West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in the country.
Mr Peter Esele, a former staunch APC ally of Gov. Godwin Obaseki, says he has no intention of joining the governor in the PDP.
The Government of Rivers State has appealed to residents of the state to isolate for 14 days any visitor that comes into their homes, following the lifting of inter-state boundary travel and the resumption of domestic flights.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended a Nigerian doctorate student in University of Tsukuba, Japan, Mr Ikenna Nweke, who returned a missing wallet with huge sums of money to the police, and also turned down offer of a percentage by the authorities.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC, Cross River Council disclosed that Gov Ben Ayade never gave them money but they pulled out of the strike based on principle and collective conviction.
Palestine on Tuesday declared the abolition of all agreements and understandings with Israel and the United States in protest against the Israeli plan to annex parts of the West Bank.
Deprived of work and access to aid, thousands of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa living in Morocco are struggling to make ends meet under Covid-19 restrictions.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of comedian Ali Baba, Segun Arinze and others into a committee of creative industry stakeholders to advise the Federal Government on the best way to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on the industry.
Bruno Fernandes has “galvanised” Manchester United, says Andy Cole, with the Portugal international midfielder almost single-handedly helping to raise collective standards.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has suspended indefinitely one of his aides, Mr Sola Durodola, for reportedly trivialising the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government said yesterday it does not have enough isolation centres to keep the high number of Nigerians in diaspora who have indicated willingness to return home. It also reiterated its warning to state governments not to relax their control measures, declaring this was not the time to play games.
Mr Tunji Olarinde, a public health expert, has urged Nigerians to take responsibility in the fight against COVID-19 by complying with all government and health directives during the lockdown.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country.
Members of Brazil’s 1982 World Cup squad have reunited to ask their compatriots to work together and donate money to help the country’s overcrowded slums avoid the worst ravages of the coronavirus.
Egypt will ban any public religious gatherings during the holy Muslim fasting month Ramadan starting in around two weeks to counter the spread of the new coronavirus, a government statement said on Tuesday.
Veteran Actor, Yinka Quadri, has urged Nigerians to take the fight against COVID-19 as a collective responsibility of all and not to be left for government alone.
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Suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has kicked against secret trial and his exclusion from many sessions where many adversarial witnesses were invited by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to testify against him by the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel.
According to the Evening Standard, Manchester United could turn their attention to Donny van de Beek rather than pay over the odds for Jack Grealish.
Ex-Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, has insisted that a Northern Governor is Boko Haram’s leader.
Arsene Wenger is so synonymous with Arsenal that it would be strange to see him take over at another club, but it sounds like he’s turned down the chance to take over at Barcelona.
The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, on Wednesday suspended its three days warning strike over assault on its members.
Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has lambasted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its call for the prosecution of Ibrahim Magu, former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union has said that contrary to the claim by the police, 33 persons were on Wednesday and Thursday killed by Fulani militia in some villages in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Lagos State Government regulations for ride-hailing services such as Bolt and Uber will take effect on August 20.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the death of one coronavirus patient in Abuja.
The Nigerian Air Force is set to deploy air assets as well as Regiment and Special Forces personnel to Gombe State to beef up existing security arrangements in the fight against insurgency and other related crimes in the zone.