Monday, 29 June, 2020

Day: June 15, 2020


Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza was not one to engage in diplomatic spats. He just ended diplomatic relations that didn’t please him. The International Criminal Court, the European Union, the African Union and even the East African Community are among bodies Read more…


Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, has said that, Executive Jet Services, the airline company that flew musician, Afeez Fashola better known as Naira Marley, to Abuja for a concert despite COVID-19 restrictions in place has now been suspended indefinitely. Sirika Read more…


An online petition has been launched to demand an investigation and prosecution of the killers of Nigerian-American activist, Toyin Salau. SaharaReporters gathered that over 40,000 persons have signed the petition, demanding justice. Salau was found dead days after revealing that Read more…


The Nigerian Government has said that it is still unsafe to reopen schools because of uncertainties around the COVID-19 pandemic. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, made this known during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily Read more…


ADC to Aisha Aide De Camp to Mrs Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s First Lady, Usman Shugaba, has been released by the police authorities after being arrested and detained since last week alongside other security personnel attached to Mrs Buhari. According to sources Read more…


The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has expressed displeasure over the concert Naira Marley held on Saturday in Abuja, despite the ban on large gatherings amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Hip-hop artiste, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, held a Read more…


Junaid Mohammed Dr Junaid Mohammed, a lawmaker during Nigeria’s Second Republic, has condemned the recent fracas between the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and top aides of Muhammadu Buhari. Aisha clashed with a group of powerful and almost untouchable Read more…


Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina State, has said he has failed in his primary responsibility of safeguarding the lives and properties of residents within his state. Masari made the comments while speaking with journalists in Katsina, The Cable reports.  He Read more…


Four State House officials have tested positive for coronavirus, marking the first publicly-acknowledged Covid-19 infections at the top national government office. State House spokesperson Kanze Dena said the identities of the four will remain concealed as they seek treatment at Read more…


Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, a 19-year-old activist, who was a speaker at the Black Lives Matter protests in her native Tallahassee, Florida, has reportedly died. On June 6, she posted a series of tweets saying that she had been molested by Read more…