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Newly sworn-in American president, Joe Biden, on Wednesday, issued an executive order nullifying a travel ban imposed on citizens of some Muslim-majority countries by his predecessor, Donald Trump.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Oyo state chapter, yesterday, said that its suspicion of opposition parties in the state having a connection with the imbroglio surrounding the production of fake Amotekun corps uniforms for sponsored hoodlums to cause mayhem in the state with the aim of blackmailing the Makinde led administration was already justified by capturing some of the producers of the fake uniforms.
According to him, during the inward clearance of the flight, the vigilant officers of the Command became suspicious upon noticing that the two brief cases were abandoned on the conveyor belt without any of the passengers claiming them.
A Customary Court sitting in Mapo in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved a 15-year-old marriage between a mother of two, Olubunmi Faseyitan, and her husband, Kolawole, over ”witchcraft” suspicion.
The rate of COVID-19 infections among health workers in Lagos is causing grave concerns for the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), urging colleagues to approach their duties with utmost caution.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday night alerted that the non-adherence to public health and social measures by Nigerians was exacerbating the public health response efforts to limit the continued spread of COVID-19 in the country.
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has advised Nigerians to accept the seriousness of the second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) and play their roles in saving lives by complying with safety measures.
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Tuesday, said it would not relent on clamping down on the activities of fake job syndicates, illegally using the name of the service to deceive and scam the public.
DSS Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, who made this known in a statement said “The Department of State Services (DSS) wishes to inform the public that it is not currently carrying out any recruitment exercise. This clarification has become necessary in view of desperate efforts by fraudsters to scam unsuspecting job seekers or their sponsors.
The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs has called for thorough investigation into the killing of a 27-year-old Nigerian, Mr George Nkencho, in Dublin, Ireland, by the police, while expressing dissatisfaction with the incident.
Daily coronavirus cases were in the single digits, down from a springtime peak of 238 that made the Navajo Nation a U.S. hot spot. The tribe, wanting to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine would be effective for its people, said it would welcome Pfizer clinical trials on its reservation spanning Arizona, New Mexico and Utah.
The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun, has decried the rising spate of killings in the state by members of some suspected cult groups and members of the public who engage in jungle justice against suspected felons.
On Thursday evening, Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” one of the highest rated shows on U.S. cable news, opened his show highlighting the case of a health worker in Alaska who suffered an adverse reaction to the vaccine and warned viewers to be skeptical of the “glitzy” public campaign.
The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.
The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
Operatives of the Kwara State Police Command yesterday paraded two Fulani herdsmen over their alleged involvement in the 2019 abduction of four Turkish nationals in Gbugbu village in Edu Local Government Area of the state.
Following yesterday’s inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States of America and Vice President Kamala Harris, a US-based Nigerian intellectual, Prof. Okey Ndibe, has called on Nigerian electorate to draw lessons from the US elections, where the electorate stood firmly behind their political choices, and voted for the right candidates.
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the remand of two businessmen, Vanger Luper and Bright Ogbuagu, at the correctional centre in Ikoyi for allegedly adulterating automobile engine oil.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi on Sunday appointed Mr Adeniyi Familoni, a Lawyer and current Permanent Secretary, Bureau of Chieftaincy Affairs as Judge of the High court of Ekiti State.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guards test-fired ballistic missiles against targets in the Indian Ocean as they wrapped up a two-day exercise, their official website reported Saturday.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande, as a committed Nigerian patriot.
French motorcycle rider Pierre Cherpin has died from his injuries after a fall during the Dakar Rally, becoming the notoriously perilous race’s first fatality this year, organisers said on Friday.
The police force headquarters in Abuja Wednesday paraded a 20-year old man, Abubakar Amodu, for allegedly kidnaping his father alongside with his gang members and collected N2 million as ransom before he was released.