Category Archives: Breaking

Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal In Self-Isolation After Being Exposed To COVID-19

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has gone into self-isolation after contacts with some persons who tested positive for COVID-19. The governor in a statement said “Following my official trips in the past few days, during which I was in close contact with some personalities, some of whom have tested positive to COVID-19, I have been…

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Kankara Abduction: Kastina Schoolboys Recount Horrid Experiences After Release

Some of the abducted Kankara schoolboys who regained their freedom on Thursday, have now begun narrating their ordeal while in captivity. In an interview with Channels Television on Friday morning after the Governor Aminu Masari, received them at the state House in Katsina, one of the boys who gave his name as Aminu, said they ate only once…

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Minister Of Communications & Digital Economy Orders Removal Of N20 For Retrieval Of NIN

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has ordered all network providers to cancel the N20 charge for the retrieval of the National Identification Number (NIN) with immediate effect. In a statement issued on Friday December 18, Patanmi called for the charge’s cancellation in order to make the process easier and affordable for citizens across…

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Prominent Nigerian Attorney Gbenga Oyebode Appointed As New Chairman Of PZ Cussons

Gbenga Oyebode has been unveiled as the new Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the  PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc Board of Directors, the Company’s Secretary, Jacqueline Ezeokwelume announced in compliance with the Nigerian Stock Exchange Listing Rules. Following the retirement of Alhaji Lawal Tukur Batagarawa as a Non-Executive Director on the Board, Oyebode’s role was made effective from December…

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From Lewandowski To Klopp, See All The Winners From Best FIFA Awards 2020

The Best FIFA football awards for the year 2020 were announced on Thursday evening as Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski was named the best men’s player while Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp won the coach of the year award in the men’s category. Lewandowski was the odds-on favourite to edge Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the…

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ICYMI: Plateau Governor Simon Lalong Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the latest governor in Nigeria known to have been infected during the pandemic. Dr Makut Macham, Director of Press and Publicity to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday explaining that the governor took the test along with members of his family while his…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Hits Second Wave As NCDC Records 1,145 New Cases

Nigeria on Thursday reported 1,145 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said. This is coming several hours after the Presidential Task Force officially declared a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that it will begin to review the further reopening of the nation’s economy. The figure was the highest ever infection recorded…

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President Buhari Expresses Excitement Over Freedom Of Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

The schoolboys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State, who were abducted by gunmen that raided their school last Friday have eventually been released after nearly a week in captivity. According to Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari who confirmed their release, the boys are presently kept safe in Tsafe, a local government area in Zamfara state…

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Shekau-Led Boko Haram Releases Video Showing Abducted Katsina Students

Boko Haram on Thursday released a video confirming that it has custody of the students abducted from a government secondary school in Kankara, Katsina State, Humangle reports. In the six-minute-and-30-second footage, tens of young boys could be seen bloodied and distraught, all covered in dust and appearing to be within a forest area. It featured speeches from Abubakar Shekau…

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