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The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan senate to select acting vice-chancellor Monday

The senate of the University of Ibadan will hold a special meeting on Monday to select an acting vice-chancellor.

Bolaji Abdullahi: Entrepreneurship cannot solve Nigeria’s problems

Speaking on entrepreneurship and the role of governance, Abdullahi said entrepreneurship is an “escapist method” disseminated by an “irresponsible” government to delegate its responsibilities.

Why we imposed levy on every loaf of bread in Kogi – official

The Kogi State Government has contracted a consultant to levy every bread baked, with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Femi Falana: Family members of Lekki victims afraid to speak

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has said that family members of those affected by the shooting at Lekki toll gate have refused to speak about the incident “because of the environment under which we operate”.

#EndSARS: Gunshots as soldiers repel mob attack in Rivers

There have been renewed attacks in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers state following the burning of two police stations in the area.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigeria scores important victory in fraudulent P&ID case

Nigeria has scored a victory in its endeavour to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s elites influence appointment of judges, damaging judiciary

He disclosed that the major reason for such interest is to get favour, warning that “if we leave it to the system that is going on at the moment; we are clearly headed in the wrong direction because interest whether private, political or group influences how judges are appointed.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 207 ‘bandits, rapists, kidnappers’ in Kaduna

Police operatives in Kaduna State say they have arrested 207 suspected bandits, rapists and kidnappers in the state in the last few weeks.

DSS ‘arrests’ acting EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu

The EFCC boss was arrested for travelling to the United Arab Emirates during the period the country was on a coronavirus-enforced lockdown without the authorisation of President Muhammadu Buhari, according to a report by online medium.

Petrol to sell for N140 per litre in July as PPPRA recommends price hike

The PPPRA says the recommended petrol retail band for a litre of petrol is now between N140.80 and N143.80.

Nigerians, others excluded from list of travellers to Europe

Nigerians have been excluded from the list of countries whose nationals will be allowed in the region when the borders are open from July 1 by the European Union Commission.
Mr. Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi State has died, according to a report.

Kogi State chief judge dies of ‘coronavirus’

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has consistently denied the existence of COVID-19 in his state
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan: Coronavirus could give rise to dictators

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday advised Africans to be careful the way they handle coronavirus pandemic, noting that the virus could give rise to dictators.
Majority of our laws are dead, said, Ajibola Basiru, spokesman of the senate.

Senator Basiru: Most of our laws are obsolete, dead

Ajibola who spoke on a live social media programme ‘Politics Everywhere With SOK’, said Nigeria needs to declare a state of emergency on its laws which are no longer useful to the people.

Gombe: Coronavirus patients protest ‘hunger in isolation’

Some COVID-19 patients staged a protest at the Federal Teaching Hospital in Gombe yesterday, destroying some equipment in their ward.

Another Kano university professor dies

A professor of mass communication at the Bayero University, Kano, Balarabe Maikaba, has reportedly died on Sunday.
Abba Kyari, the late Chief of Staff, The Presidency

Now that Abba Kyari is dead

On January 18, 2020, when I first read of the new coronavirus on the BBC website, my heart missed a beat because of what China means to the world. The headline was: “New virus in China ‘will have infected hundreds’.”

Abba Kyari tests positive for virus after Germany trip

Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tested positive for the coronavirus days after returning from an official trip to Germany.

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Lagos by-elections: INEC cautions against vote buying, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
Napoli have officially renamed their stadium in memory of the late, great Diego Maradona. Originally named the Stadio San Paolo, after Saint Paul the Apostle, Napoli’s home stadium will henceforth be called the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Napoli stadium officially renamed ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’

As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
An Israeli firefighter stands outside the Church of All Nations next to the Garden of Gethsemane after a man tried to set a fire inside the Church in Jerusalem December 4, 2020. REUTERS-Ammar Awad

Jerusalem church suffers damage in arson near Garden of Gethsemane

Israeli police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to an east Jerusalem church by the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.
Former Minister of Defence, General Domkat Yah Bali, is dead. He was aged 80.

Ex-Defence minister Domkat Bali passes on

Bali, a respected general, was member of the highest decision making body of government during the military era in the 1980s. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council from 1984 to 1985 during the Major General Muhammadu Buhari military regime. Bali also served as member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council from 1985 to 1990 during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Lebanese-french businessman Ziad Takieddine is accused of being an intermediary between former Libyan and French leaders.

Lebanon arrests businessman linked to former French president’s corruption case

Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.