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Cole, now a TV pundit and Chelsea youth coach, was said to have been “extremely shaken” by the ordeal but otherwise unharmed.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said its preliminary records indicated that South East states of Imo, Anambra and Enugu top the list of states with high record of examination malpractices in just concluded 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The South East Amalgamated Markets Traders Association (SEAMATA) has directed market leaders to provide sanitisers, soap and water tap containers in visible locations in markets to check spread of coronavirus.
An Enugu-based group, Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP) have expressed dismay at the rising wave of drug abuse among the youth in the country. =
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari
The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA) has applauded Federal Government decision to suspend its planned borrowing of 22.7 billion dollars external loan for infrastructural projects.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has lamented the inadequate presence of test centres across the country for the detection of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.
Mr. Anthony Aziegbemi, a former member of the House of Representatives for Esan South East and Esan North East Federal Constituency of Edo State has been declared the newly elected chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State chapter.
The Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has expressed concern over Nigeria’s worsening debt crisis, saying the Federal Government should stop engaging in reckless borrowings.
The immediate past Senator who represented the Rivers South East District at the National Assembly, Magnus Abe, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State is in tatters, urging members to change their attitude in order to save the party.
Barrister Emmanuel Ibediro, National Organising Secretary (NOS) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised those seeking to undermine his office under the cover of the raging leadership crisis rocking the party to face other meaningful endeavours.
The South-east caucus in the Senate, on Thursday, complained about the exclusion of the region in infrastructural projects for which the federal government has borrowed $22.7 billion.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has called on civil society organisations to be accurate when giving out data on out of school children in the country.
The Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA) has appealed to the Federal Government to support the completion of the Enugu International Trade Fair complex to boost Nigeria economy.
The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.
The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.
With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.
Billionaire businessman and one of Africa’s richest entrepreneurs, Mike Adenuga, on Monday, announced a donation of N1.5 billion to the initiatives to combat coronavirus in Nigeria.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has directed that the taskforce for containment of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Akwa Ibom State be trained and equipped to undertake its critical task, as the state commences a week long lockdown.
The Dutch government has recalled over half a million face masks it imported from China after discovering that they were faulty.
Lagos State Government, on Thursday, discharged 11 more patients from the Infectious Disease Hospital, IDH, Yaba, after being tested negative twice for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been allowed to return home to their families.
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, the Captian Dafieko Sama Foundation, on Friday, said it will be distributing safety kits such as hand gloves, hand sanitizers and face masks to residents of Lagos and Delta States to prevent the spread of the virus.