Friday, 03 July, 2020

Day: June 16, 2020


Nigeria is a troubled nation going through tortured times. Sixty years ago, Nigeria became independent. Till today, our federal system of government continues to experience tensions due to issues of inequality and ethnic domination. The Federal Character Commission was established Read more…


490 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.  According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 142 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 60 in FCT, 54 in Bayelsa, 39 in Read more…


In a move aimed at stopping the freefall of the Zimbabwean dollar against other currencies, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has announced new measures to monitor social media where foreign currency dealers advertise their parallel trading rates. The Reserve Bank Read more…


Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area in Enugu State, Chief Patrick Omeje, is dead. Secretary to the LGA, Damian Eze, who confirmed the demise of his boss, said he died of heart complications at an undisclosed hospital in Enugu on Read more…


The General Court Martial set up by the Nigerian Army to try a former General Officer Commanding 8 Division, Sokoto, Maj. General Hakeem Otiki, has found him guilty on all five counts, a report by PUNCH said. It ordered his dismissal from Read more…


The Nigeria Government on Tuesday gave conditions for the reopening of academic institutions across the country. Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, while speaking at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria by the Joint Read more…


  A 21-year-old student of Federal University Of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), Faderera Oloyede, has been found dead in her boyfriend’s house. The deceased was found dead in her boyfriend’s house at Koko area in Iree, Osun State. Amiloaded gathered that Read more…


An Osun State Magistrate’s Court, sitting in Osogbo on. Tuesday, remanded a 32-year-old man, Adeyemo Adekunle, in prison for allegedly assaulting his son. The police prosecutor, Mr. Fagboyinbo Abiodun, disclosed the court that the defendant committed the alleged offence on Read more…


Babatunde Raji Fashola, Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, has said he had not made any non-compliant flight out of Abuja since March 22. Fashola made the comments on Tuesday while distancing himself from a letter written by Sam Iwuajoku, Read more…


More than two weeks after the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, said the COVID-Organics medicine had been handed over to three agencies under his supervision, no timeline had been given to Nigerians as to when an official response would be Read more…