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    ITF reviews vision, commits to developing agricultural value chain
    The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) says it has concluded arrangements to commence the implementation of the second phase of its mandate actualization plan. The ITF reviewed vision was unveiled by the fund’s Director-General, Joseph Ari. Ari...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 1905
    Eze Ndi Igbo, others react to gruesome murder, burning of doctor in Zamfara
    The gruesome killing and setting ablaze of a medical doctor in Gusau, Dr. Enoch Okpara has taken another twist as the Igbo community in the state has demanded immediate arrest of perpetrators of the dastard act. Our correspondent gathered that...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2143
    APC crisis: 15 NWC members appoint Hilliard Eta as acting chairman
    The last is yet to be heard of the crisis rocking the All progressives Congress (APC) as 15 members of the national working committee (NWC) of the party have appointed Hilliard Eta as acting national chairman of the party. Eta, who is the...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2069
    India says 20 troops killed in fight with China
    Indian soldiers erect a military bunker along the Srinagar-Leh National highway during the conflict with China in Ladakh. Photo: AFP / Faisal Khan / Anadolu Agency Twenty Indian soldiers were killed during “hand-to-hand’ fighting with...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2176
    Nigeria records highest COVID-19 daily fatality
    Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 31 COVID-19 related deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, made the disclosure while confirming 490 new coronavirus infections nationwide. The agency said the country now has 17,148 and 455 deaths....
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2355
    Barcelona vs Leganes: Setien explains why he substituted Ansu Fati early, rates Griezmann’s performance
    Barcelona manager, Quique Setien, has explained why he took forward, Ansu Fati, off early in the second half during his side’s La Liga 2-0 win over Leganes on Tuesday night. He also hailed forward Antoine Griezmann’s performance against...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 1988
    Seven nations vying for five UN Security Council seats
    The results are announced during a General Assembly meeting to elect the five non-permanent members of the Security Council June 8 at the United Nations in New York. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT The UN General Assembly on Wednesday will elect...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 1881
    NAFDAC cautions business firms against undermining regulatory activities
    NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye PHOTO:Twitter The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned business firms against undermining its regulatory activities but to take advantage of its...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2044
    Beijing cancels flights, shuts schools over new virus outbreak
    Travellers wearing face masks inspect their tickets after conducting self check-in procedures at the Beijing International Airport on June 17, 2020. – Beijing’s airports cancelled more than 1,200 flights and schools in the Chinese capital...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2098
    NBA reacts to Makinde’s order to reopen schools
    The Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, has cautioned the State Governor, Seyi Makinde on his decision to reopen schools and urged him to wait until there is sufficient scientific evidence that positively indicates the safety...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 1809
    COVID-19: Nigerian govt updates parents over reopening of schools
    The federal government has told parents to be patient over the continued closure of schools. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, stated this on Tuesday, during the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2015
    Kwara Assembly unhappy over poor projects execution, summons contractors, Commissioner
    Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday, summoned some contractors handling major projects across the state to appear before it on Friday this week over poor quality of work. Also summoned to appear before the legislature on the same day is...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 1910
    People mocked me, my wife over childlessness for 10 years – Nollywood actor, Brown Igboegwu
    Nollywood actor, Brown Igboegwu has welcomed a baby girl with his wife, Igboegwu Becky Udoka, after 10 years of marriage. The actor took to his Instagram account on Wednesday morning to express the joy he felt, also recounting how he was...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2394
    North Korea vows to step up border military activities
    A soldier stands at a checkpoint on a road to the inter-Korean transit office leading to the Goseong observatory and North Korea’s Kumgang mountain resort near Goseong on South Korea’s northeast coast on June 17, 2020. – North Korea...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 1878
    Trump government sues to block ex-aide Bolton's book
    (FILES) In this file photo taken on February 17, 2020, former National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. – The administration of US President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on June 16, 2020, in a...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 1918
    Crises rocks APC as Giadom unseats Ajimobi, annul Obaseki's disqualification
    The crises rocking the All progressives Congress (APC) is deepening by the minutes as Victor Giadom has declared himself the acting national chairman of the party. Addressing newsmen at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja, he...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2289
    COVID-19 mysterious deaths: Kano autopsy report out, disputes Nigerian govt’s figure
    The Kano Verbal Autopsy Reports on Mysterious deaths in the State has showed only 15.9 percent deaths of coronavirus related cases as against the Federal Government’s 50 to 60 percent reported earlier. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2166
    First Bank staff in Lagos tests positive for coronavirus
    First Bank of Nigeria has announced that one of its staff at its Marina branch, Lagos, tested positive for coronavirus. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday. It said all staff have been asked to go on self-isolation and get tested....
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2484
    Your judgement on deregisteration of 32 political parties unjust, unfair – SPN tells Justice Chikere
    Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) on Wednesday described the judgement delivered by Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court (FHC) Abuja on the deregistration no fewer than thirty two political parties as unjust, unfair and undemocratic....
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2408
    Putin has 'disinfection tunnel' to protect him from coronavirus
    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in the presentation ceremony for the Russian Hero of Labour gold medals on Poklonnaya Hill as the nation marks Russia Day in Moscow on June 12, 2020. – President Vladimir Putin on June 12, 2020,...
    By Ola June 17, 2020 2198
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