Friday, 30 October, 2020

Day: October 15, 2020


British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II carried out her first public engagement since Britain’s Coronavirus lockdown in March, as she stepped out on Thursday October 14, without a face mask despite the UK’s Covid-19 social distancing rules. The UK government advises Read more…


Governors of the 36 states of the federation have asked Mohammed Adamu, Inspector-General of Police, to fish out and sanction policemen responsible for the deaths of protesters across the country. The governors made the request at a teleconference of the Read more…


Government has effected a three-fold hike on civil servants’ wages in the wake of a crippling strike action by local school teachers who are demanding the restoration of their minimum US$520 wages. In effecting the increase, government scrapped the US$75 Read more…


The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has called on the Nigerian Government not to ignore calls by well-meaning citizens to restructure the country and its internal security. Rev Felix Omobude, National President of the PFN, disclosed this after a joint meeting Read more…


Five persons including four Nigerian nationals have been arrested for allegedly duping a city-based woman of $56,793 after befriending her on social media, Nagpur Cyber Police in India said on Tuesday. One of the accused befriended Reena Samsher Singh (56), Read more…


The Olowu of Kuta in Ayedire Local Government area of Osun state, Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama has asked political leaders and elders of the North East to demand from President Muhammadu Buhari the declaration of a state of emergency in Read more…


The party of All progressives Congress in Odo-Otin Local Government has welcome new party members across the local government. The mass decamping program held today in Okuku, Odo-Otin Local government of Osun State. Over 3,000 members from different opposition parties Read more…


The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has gazetted the extension of the National State of Disaster by another month. The country has been on a National State of Disaster since March, due to the advent Read more…


The End Insecurity Now protest is against rapes, banditry, kidnappings, Boko Haram insurgency and killings that have plagued the region. Armed thugs have disrupted a peaceful protest tagged #EndInsecurityNow by youth groups of the 19 Northern states in Kano. The Read more…


Governors of states in the Northern part of Nigeria have rejected the total disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, disclosed this to journalists after a meeting with President Read more…

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