Tuesday, 07 July, 2020

Day: June 12, 2020


Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria has now hit 15,181 after 627 people tested positive on Friday, June 12, 2020.  According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 229 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 65 in Read more…


The National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust, Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) and the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) have agreed to undertake a joint voter education and election observation for the fresh presidential election. The forthcoming poll Read more…


Action Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended electoral act into law to honour MKO Abiola and heroes of democracy. The party said this in its Democracy Day address as it posited that the amended Read more…


The police have ordered the organisers of a protest against the rising cases of rape in Nigeria to call off the demonstration. The police called off the protest as the group gathered and prepared to move. The organisers said they Read more…


I cry for the country we could have had these past five years, for the blood that could have been spared, for the memories families could have built. On 25 April 2020, exactly five years after Pierre Nkurunziza announced he Read more…


The disqualification of Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki by the All Progressives Congress, APC has elicited massive reactions on Twitter and other social media platforms. Obaseki was disqualified from participating in the party’s governorship primary by the screening committee on Read more…


Before 9am on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the magnificent worship center of The Fountain of Praise in Houston, Texas,  has long lines of people. The lines extend outside the premises of the venue for the celebration of the life of Read more…


Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President of Women Arise and Centre for Change, has called on the Nigerian Government to set up a judicial commission of enquiry to unravel how MKO Abiola died in government’s custody. Okei-Odumakin in a statement on Friday Read more…


The corruption case against Vital Kamerhe, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi’s chief of staff, has been unfolding with all the ingredients of a thriller. It includes millions of disappearing dollars, the fall from grace of a Read more…


The All Progressives Congress screening committee for Edo governorship election aspirants, has disqualified Governor Godwin Obaseki of the state from contesting the primary poll. Jonathan Ayuba, Chairman of the screening committee, said this while presenting his report to Adams Oshiomhole, Read more…