Saturday, 04 July, 2020

Tag: Headlines


United States authorities on Friday said an English Premier League club was among the victims Nigerian fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi, conspired to defraud. The allegation was contained in an affidavit deposed to by FBI Special Agent, Read more…


Eunice Ortom, wife of Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, her son and some of her staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Mrs Ortom disclosed this in a statement she personally signed on Friday night. According to the statement, the first Read more…


Despite being in self-isolation after contracting Coronavirus, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has said that he won’t hand over the governance of the state to his deputy, Mr Agboola Ajayi. Governor Akeredolu had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, Read more…


Residents of Kwari and Batayya communities in Potiskum, Yobe State, have cried out over rapid erosion destroying many houses in the area.  Many residents of the communities have been abandoning the area as a result of the situation. A resident Read more…


Lagos Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa The doctoring of vital documents that has to do with approvals of funds for various purposes in the Lagos State House of Assembly has begun on the orders of Speaker of the parliament, Mudashiru Obasa. Read more…


Fear has seized Ondo State Executive Council members as they await results of their COVID-19 tests. Cabinet members were made to undergo a compulsory Coronavirus test after Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was confirmed to have contracted the virus earlier in the Read more…


Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday, July 2, 2020, convicted and sentenced an Internet fraudster, Olawale Ayomide Fadoju to 12 months imprisonment. The convict, who hid under a pseudonym ‘April Rozell’ to dupe Read more…


A rights group, Movement for Socialist Alternative, has condemned the death sentence passed on three protesters and oil workers kicking against the 300 per cent increase in oil price in Iran. The group said any attempt to carry out the pronouncement Read more…


The Peoples Democratic Party has appointed Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State as Chairman of the National Campaign Council for the Edo State governorship election. Also appointed was Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, as deputy chairman of the council. “@OfficialPDPNig Read more…


A former governor of Kaduna State, Umar Dangiwa, and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, have distanced themselves from a new political party named National Consultative Front. The party was announced on Wednesday by a group of politicians, labour leaders and Read more…