Category Archives: Breaking

APC Integrity Group Urges Buhari To Summon NEC Emergency Meeting

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Abubakar Sadiq Sa’ad Fakai has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call for the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC), emergency meeting to address the leadership crisis rocking the party. Fakai, who is also the party’s National Youth Leader North West and APC National Executive Committee (NEC) Integrity…

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Ibidunni Ighodalo’s Funeral: Watch The Full Coverage Of Her Emotional Night Of Tribute

Amid tears and condolences, the Event Industry Professionals on Friday kicked off the funeral rites for former beauty queen and popular event planner, Ibidunni Ighodalo with a service of hymns, floral procession and an emotional night of tribute. Present were her family, friends and loved ones who gathered to eulogize the founder of the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation, mother, and friend to many. In their…

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Federal Government And States Working Together To Domesticate Child Rights, Others

The Buhari administration is in collaboration with State Governments across the country, and all other stakeholders, for the purpose of dealing decisively with problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria. According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who disclosed the development, every form of sexual assault “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians…

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WHO Warns ‘New And Dangerous Phase’ Of Coronavirus As Pandemic Widens

On Friday, the World Health Organization warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the novel coronavirus pandemic despite the disease’s accelerating spread across the globe. The warning came as it emerged the virus was present in Italy in December, months before its first confirmed cases and about the same time as the disease was…

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ICYMI: Ogun Suspends Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Ogun State Government has suspended the reopening of religious centres which were earlier scheduled to reopen on Friday amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, Channels TV reports. Governor Dapo Abiodun who made the announcement said the suspension became imperative in the face of the rise in the community transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the state. He…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 98 More COVID-19 Patients

Lagos State Government has recorded the discharge of ninety-eight more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the deadly virus. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the State Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and confirmed in a tweet shared on Friday by the Lagos State Ministry of Health. According to the health ministry, the discharged…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records Over 19,000 COVID-19 Cases With 667 New Infections

Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll upsurged pass the 19,000 mark late Friday with 667 new cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the health agency, Lagos reported the highest number of new cases with 281, Abia with 48, Oyo with 45, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 38 cases. Other states with…

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Nigeria Evacuates 56 Stranded Nationals From Pakistan, 300 More From Dubai

On Friday June 19, Nigeria evacuated 56 Nigerians who were stranded in Pakistan along with four Pakistanis due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle, noting that they are to immediately undergo compulsory 14-days self isolation. ”Eventually, 56 Nigerians and 4 Pakistanis were safely evacuated…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP After Resigning From APC

Days after Edo State state governor dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki picked up his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Friday June 19. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader…

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