Category Archives: Breaking

Edo State Governor Obaseki Wins Re-Election Against APC’s Ize-Iyamu

Godwin Obaseki, the incumbent Governor of Edo State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defeated Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to win a second term as governor. The gubernatorial poll is the first major election being conducted in Nigeria since the coronavirus pandemic started at the beginning of the year. He secured the highest polling the…

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Nigeria’s Eche Chinonso Breaks Guinness World Record For Most Consecutive Football Touches

Nigerians are constantly making the country proud, not just in diaspora but in the nation itself and they all deserve to be celebrated! The latest Nigerian to added to that celebratory list is 11-year-old Eche Chinonso a.k.a “Amazing Kid Eche” from Delta State, who just successfully smashed the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive football touches. Impressive right? but wait until…

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Emirates Has Been Added To List Of Banned Airlines In Nigeria

The Nigerian Government has added Emirate Airlines to the list of airlines banned from operating in the country, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed on Friday. The Minister who made the announcement on social media said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020. “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa,…

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Federal Government Tells US, UK To Stop Disrespecting Nigeria Over New Visa Restrictions

Following U.S. Depart of State’s caution against Nigerians who are attacking the country’s democracy, the federal government has asked the United States and United Kingdom to stop disrespecting the country and its citizens. This was disclosed in reaction to the recent statements issued by both countries on the governorship elections holding in Edo and Ondo…

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#EdoDecides: Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu And Obaseki Cast Their Votes [See Photos]

Amid the ongoing Edo governorship elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), APC stalwart Adams Oshiomhole and incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki have all casted their votes. Ize-Iyamu reportedly voted at 9:30 am at polling unit 26, ward 5 in Iguododo community, Orionhwon Local Government Area He expressed to Punch the confidence that…

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#EdoDecides2020: Rivers Governor Wike Reportedly Under Seige Amid Governorship Elections

In cased you missed it, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike alleged on Friday that the Police laid a siege on his hotel in Benin City, restricting his movement ahead of the Gubernatorial elections in Edo state. According to Akawor Desmond, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, who disclosed this in a statement, the party will…

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President Buhari’s Media Aide, Bashir Ahmad Set To Marry His Heartthrob Naeemah

Save the date! Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital & New Media, and his fiancee Naeemah Junaid Bindawa will tie the knot September 25.   The presidential media aide made the announcement on his Twitter page on Friday evening, exactly a week to the wedding ceremony slated to hold in Katsina State. According to…

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Nigeria Says COVID-19 Vaccines Will Not Be Available Until 2021

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Thursday said vaccine for the Coronavirus would be available until 2021. During a Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, Ehanire said, “Vaccines will not be available until next year at best. No reliable therapeutics has been confirmed but our country must restart businesses, including travel to allow citizens to earn their livelihood.”…

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