Wednesday, 08 July, 2020


*Odey, Dessers test negative Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus, but the result of his compatriots Stephen Odey and Cyril Dessers at Belgian club Genk, came out negative. The 26-year-old Nigeria international is the first Read more…


Most Basotho would welcome monarchical rule over parliamentary democracy, the latest report from the Afrobarometer research institute reveals. Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues in Africa. Read more…


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sacked a permanent secretary in the state, Mr. Sunny Okere for flouting and obstructing the enforcement of the COVID-19 guidelines. The permanent secretary was accused of chasing away officials of the state Ministry of Read more…


President Lazarus Chakwera has disclosed that he has spoken to Rwanda President Paul Kagame and hopes to tap from his strategies to rebuild the nation and give it economic transformation. In his media briefing statement, Chakwera said he spoke to Read more…


The Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Iroju Ogundeji, has been suspended alongside with Hon. Adewale Williams who is also a member of the House. According to the report, the leadership of the House suspended the two Read more…


‌ The Federal Government has put on hold the planned resumption of federal schools. It has also stopped students from participating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations earlier scheduled for August 4 to September 5. The Minister of Read more…


The Osun State police on Wednesday dragged a 30-year-old-man, Adeoye Makinde before a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly inserting his finger into the vagina of a 13-year-old girl. Makinde was arraigned on one count bordering on sexual assault Read more…


The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has been screened by the election committee constituted by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as one of the aspirants of the party ahead of Read more…


Kwara State government officials who have had contact with the late Chief of Staff Aminu Adisa Logun in the past two weeks have all proceeded on self isolation while their samples are taken for COVID-19 test, a statement said early Read more…


Mr Mohammed Umar, the Director of Operations, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been picked to oversee the affairs of the agency in the absence of Magu. A top official of the commission disclosed this to the News Agency Read more…