Tuesday, 07 July, 2020

Day: June 30, 2020


Since gaining independence on July 1, 1960, Somalia has faced civil war, clan conflict, secessions, and al-Shabab. The road to self-sufficiency for Africa’s most culturally-homogeneous country is full of hurdles. Three decades on from the beginning of Somalia’s ongoing civil Read more…


A group, United Action for Democracy, has petitioned the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over series of alleged sexual misconduct against the Acting Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic, Olumide Metilelu. Kunle Wizeman Ajayi, General Secretary of UAD, in a letter Read more…


The Government of Kwara State has suspended five senior officials implicated in the ongoing investigation of ghost workers and suspicious deductions of workers’ salary at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB). This was contained in a statement released Read more…


Announcing his covid-19 status on Tuesday in a Facebook post, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has confirmed positive for coronavirus. He disclosed this after the result came out positive earlier before the announcement, adding that he was asymptomatic and Read more…


A Magistrate Court sitting in Osun State has sentenced a 30-year-old man, Naheem Oladosu, to 14 days imprisonment for violating traffic law. Oladosu had pleaded guilty and was ordered to be remanded when he was arraigned on 26 June 2020 Read more…


A 26-year-old Nigerian man, Shagbada Erigga, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Happiness Winifred, 30, for refusing to have sex with him.     Parading the suspect before newsmen today June 30, Read more…


Burundi’s President Evariste Ndayishimiye has unveiled a slimmed-down cabinet of only 15 ministers, dominated by former regime hardliners such as the head of the feared intelligence service. Ndayishimiye took office earlier this month after the sudden death of veteran leader Read more…


The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday struck out a suit filed by Adams Oshiomhole, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, challenging his suspension from the party. A three-man panel of judges presided over by Justice Read more…


The European Union has donated relief materials worth €45,000 to victims of human trafficking in Nigeria. The EU Delegation Ambassador to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, who made the donation in Abuja on Tuesday at the headquarters of the National Agency for the Read more…


Indigenes and residents of Kumagannam, a village under Yusufari Local Government Area of Yobe State, have appealed to the federal and state government to provide potable water to the community. The water scarcity in Kumagannam is similar to that of Read more…