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Immediate past General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency, LASIMRA, Chief Jide Odekunle, during the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos State is dead. He was said to have died at age 53 of COVID-19 complications.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said contrary to what is in circulation, he never poured acid on a fellow student as an undergraduate but rather drew the attention of the school security and took the victim for first aid treatment.
Rivers State Police command said it was investigating five women suspected to be involved in child trafficking arrested by its operatives.
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the Benue State University (BSU) and Vice Chairman of the State Action Committee on COVID-19, Prof. Godwin Achinge, is dead.
Governor Bello Matawalle has said negotiation with bandits is the best option for lasting peace in the state just as he said he has no regrets in his administration choosing that option.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a screening appeal panel for the Ondo State 2020 gubernatorial primaries.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, said on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari was unconscious of happenings in his the Presidency, and as such, should be ignored.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said that the state tested a total of 42,348 samples for COVID-19 as at July 3.
Two youngsters have been hit by stray bullets during a confrontation between operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and petrol smugglers at Seme border in Lagos State.
As the eighth-day Fidau prayer for former Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State was held in Ibadan yesterday, an Islamic Cleric, Sheik Muideen Ajani Bello, has said the widow of the deceased, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, will have to observe the mandatory 130 days in widowhood.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has described the judiciary as the last hope of the common man.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
Indications emerged in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, at the weekend that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced moves to end its internal wrangling in the state chapter of the party.
Over 10 personnel of the Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency of Abia State (TIMAAS) were sacked for bribery, in addition to a sizeable number suspended for other acts of indiscipline, in the first quarter of 2020, the agency says.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
The World Health Organisation has said it will “read carefully” a Chinese study on a new swine flu, which researchers noted has the potential to cause another pandemic.
Turkish giants Galatasaray are looking to extend Henry Onyekuru’s loan deal for another season.
Tim Sherwood has made the extraordinary claim that Jack Grealish’s rumoured move to Manchester United is ‘already done’.
The Kwara College of Education, Ilorin, says the college is yet to uncover how more than 2,000 fake certificates of the school were used to secure employment with various government agencies in the state.
The Commander General of the Board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, made the disclosure in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Malam Lawan Ibrahim, in Kano on Sunday.