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    9 Nigerians stopped from boarding evacuation flight
    Nine Nigerians on Friday night were excluded from the second evacuation flight from the United States for flouting Government’s COVID-19 guidelines. Among them is a family of five, according to Mr. Benaoyagha Okoyen, the Consul General...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1701
    METROPolice rescue 10-year-old from guardian who inflicted bodily harm on her in Enugu
    The Police Command in Enugu State has rescued a 10-year-old minor (name withheld) from a guardian who battered and inflicted grievous harm on her in Enugu. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, disclosed this in a...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1435
    NEWSCOVID-19: Jigawa cancels Judges long annual vacation
    The Jigawa State Judiciary has canceled its long 2019/2020 annual Judges vacation scheduled to start 13th July 2020. This was contained in a legal notice No.5 of 2020, signed by the state chief of Judges and Chairman, Judicial Service...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1344
    Atiku reacts as Wike, Fintiri gets new appointment
    Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to Governor Nyesome Wike’s new appointment as the Chairman of Edo State Governorship Election National Campaign Council. had reported that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP had...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1381
    Taraba Crisis: Nigerian military responds to TCSA’s allegations of officers killing, raping wives, daughters
    The Defense Headquarters on Saturday reacted to reports by the Tiv Cultural and Social Association which accused military officers of raping and killing their wives and daughters.  had reported that the leaders of Tiv people in Taraba...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1369
    Family of five die in gas inferno in Imo
    A gas station located in Umuoma Nekede Owerri-west LGA of Imo state has been gutted by fire, killing a family of five.  reports that the incident which took place on Friday was triggered by a truck discharging cooking gas. According to...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1345
    NEWS20 COVID-19 patients discharged in Abuja
    Federal Capital Territory Authority, FCTA, disclosed this in a tweet via its Twitter handle on Friday night. The Administration explained that the patients were cleared to reunite with their families following their successful treatment....
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1259
    NEWSEdo Election: NYSC issues new certificate to Gov Obaseki
    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has been issued a new certificate by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Governor Obaseki reportedly served in the National Youth Service Corps in 1980 but had an error on the certificate issued to him...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1112
    EPL: Mark Lawrenson predicts Chelsea vs Watford, Wolves vs Arsenal, Man Utd vs Bournemouth fixtures
    A former Liverpool player, Mark Lawrenson, has predicted some of today’s Premier League fixtures. Manchester United will host Bournemouth at Old Trafford following a 3-0 victory against Brighton in their last encounter. Arsenal will...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1010
    NEWSIG orders redeployment of senior officers, creates new offices
    The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of senior police officers in line with the recent presidential approval for the re-organisation of the force. The Force Public Relations Officer,...
    By Vincentsmith July 4, 2020 1219
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    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 5154
    Court to hear suit against conviction of Funke Akindele, husband, others
    A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed July 10 to hear a suit challenging the conviction of popular actress, Funke Akindele, her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello (JJC Skillz), and 236 others. A lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, is seeking a declaration...
    By Dheeyha July 3, 2020 1806
    METROOyo police promise to end killings in Akinyele local govt
    The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday promised that it would ensure that culprits behind incessant killings in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state are arrested. Commissioner of Police, Nwachukwu Enwonwu made the declaration during a...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 2493
    NEWSEdo Election: INEC displays particulars of Gov Obaseki, Ize Iyamu, others
    Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has displayed the forms of the incumbent Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the forthcoming election in the State, Godwin...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 2015
    Edo: Why PDP Governors accepted Obaseki as candidate, supports him for second term
    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum, has revealed why the party is confident of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. The PDP Governors Forum said Obaseki’s good works in embracing the vulnerable and downtrodden in Edo...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1939
    NEWSCOVID-19: Gov Akeredolu mourns his Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro
    Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has described his late Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, as a reliable colleague and compatriot. Akeredolu made this known on Thursday on his official Twitter handle,...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1727
    APC Crisis: Details of meeting between Gov Buni-led Caretaker Committee, Bisi Akande, emerge
    Governor of Yobe State and Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Caretaker Committee, Mala Buni, has given reasons for a meeting of his team with the chieftain of the party, Bisi Akande in Osun State on Thursday....
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1725
    COVID-19: Nigeria gets $41.3m aid from America
    The United States’ COVID-19 emergency aid to Nigeria has risen to $41.3million (N15.5 billion). In a statement on Thursday, the Department of State said the amount was part of a $1.3billion COVID-19 aid for 120 countries. For Nigeria,...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1761
    SPORTLaLiga: ‘Angry’ Messi ends Barcelona contract talks as Real Madrid go four points clear
    Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has ended negotiations over renewing his contract with the club, Cadena Ser reports. Messi is believed to be ready to leave Camp Nou, when his current deal expires in 2021. The player is...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1505
    Nigeria Labour Congress rejects increase in the price of petrol
    The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, says it received with great shock and consternation the news of the increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit known as ‘petrol’ from N121 to N143. The increase, according to reports, is...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1632
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