Friday, 03 July, 2020

Day: June 11, 2020


State governors across Nigeria have declared a state of emergency on sexual and gender-based violence against women and children in the country following the rising spate of rape in the society. In a communique signed by Chairman of the Nigeria Read more…


The government has issued a chilling threat against exiled former minister Saviour Kasukuwere and top MDC politician Job Sikhala for allegedly peddling “false” claims of an imminent coup in the country. Addressing the press at Munhumutapa Building on Wednesday, Home Read more…


As part of programmes to commemorate this year’s June 12, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the country on Friday at 7:00am. A statement signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, urged television and Read more…


A journalist based in Ondo State, who was listed among those with Coronavirus, has come out to deny the news.  The result of his test was mentioned alongside that of a cleric and a nurse by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu during Read more…


The Defence Headquarters on Thursday said that a total of 603 repentant Boko Haram fighters are billed to be reintegrated into their communities in July having completed the Deradicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration programme. Spokesperson for the Defence Headquarters, Major-General John Read more…


Professor James Nwoye Adichie, father of Nigerian novelist, Chimamanda is dead, a report by PM Newssaid. According to a family source, the 88-year-old man died on Wednesday night in Awka, Anambra State. Before his death, he was said to have been admitted at Read more…


A 75-year-old man, Jacob Ayinla, has landed in trouble for allegedly raping a 15-year-old local juice seller popularly known as ‘Pito’ in his apartment in Osogbo. Findings revealed that the incident happened on Wednesday evening around Odi-Olowo area Osogbo when Read more…


Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mohammed Adamu The Inspector-General of the Nigeria Police Force, Mohammed Adamu, has condemned the increase in rape cases in the country. Adamu, who spoke on Thursday during a tripartite meeting held between him and heads of Read more…


In his pre-election year budget, Finance minister Matia Kasaija will internally raise up to Shs32.97 trillion to fund part of the spending pressures in the 2020/21 financial year. The balance of Shs12.52 trillion will come from external sources such as Read more…


Indigenous People of Biafra led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has presented a compelling case to the world for the creation of the Republic of Biafra. The Biafra issue is giving President Muhammadu Buhari sleepless nights.  The success of IPOB so Read more…