Thursday, 09 July, 2020

Day: June 8, 2020


Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi says authorities in Mogadishu pose the biggest challenge for the autonomous region’s fight for recognition as an independent state, 29 years after the region broke away from Somalia after the overthrow of military ruler Siad Read more…


We are indebted to the National Bureau of Statistics for its recent poll to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the population. The bureau’s telephone coverage of the same 1,950 households it contacted in 2018/19 within its general household survey Read more…


Bonnie Pointer, of The Pointer Sisters, has died at the age of 69. The Grammy-winning Motown artist, who was originally part of the popular quartet group of sisters in the ’70s, died on Monday morning, June 8.  Her sister, Anita, Read more…


Sexual assault and rape are two very common offences that have become a recurring decimal in recent times in Nigeria. We are daily inundated with rape and sexual violence cases and the murder of its victims every day. Most offenders Read more…


The World Health has said that the COVID-19 was worsening  globally, with more than 136,000 cases recorded on Sunday. The figures, according to the WHO, is the highest number recorded in a  day.  WHO said more than 100,000 cases have been Read more…


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo State, has banned all football viewing centers in the state for violating restrictions put in place to stop the spread of the Coronavirus. The governor on Monday said a spike in COVID-19 Read more…


Calls to reopen the country are growing by the day in Uganda and politicians have joined the chorus as they gear up to campaign for the February 2021 general election. The pandemic struck just when the country was readying for Read more…


Recently, Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, signed into law a bill seeking to abrogate the huge pensions paid to former governors and their deputies, former Speakers and Deputy Speakers of the Imo State House of Assembly. By that well-lauded Read more…


The flagbearer of the Action People’s Party (APP) in the 2019 House of Assembly election in Ife North constituency in Osun State, Prince Debo Odesola (PDO) has said the image of the Peoples Democratic Party will be redeemed to return Read more…


A Non Governmental Organisation, Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI) has lauded the Osun State House of Assembly for passing the Osun Youth Development Commission Establishment bill 2020.   The youth of the started the Osun Youth Agenda campaign led by KDI Read more…