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COVID-19: Kwara Directs Officials To Proceed On Isolation

Following the death of the Kwara State Chief of Staff, Aminu Adisa Logun, as a result of COVID-19 complications, the state government has directed officials who had contact with the late Chief of Staff to proceed on self-isolation while their samples are taken for COVID-19 test. The State Commissioner of Communications, Mrs Adenike Afolabi-Oshatimehin, said […]

US, China Impose Visa Restrictions On Each Other

The United States and China imposed visa restrictions on each other in tit-for-tat moves over their disagreement on Tibet. According to AFP, China announced Wednesday its curbs on people from the US who “behave badly” on Tibet-related issues, in retaliation for American curbs unveiled a day before. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday he […]

Dubai Reopens Doors To Tourists Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Dubai has reopened its doors to international visitors on Tuesday after a nearly four-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move is in hope of reviving its tourism industry which generates huge income for the nation before the closure of its borders in the heat of the pandemic. “A warm welcome to your second […]

Sexual Harassment: Senate Passes Bill To Shield Students Against

The Senate on Tuesday passed a Bill seeking to protect students in the nation’s tertiary institutions against sexual harassment. The Bill, titled: “A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress sexual harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions and for matters connected therewith, Bill, 2020,” was sponsored by Deputy Senate President Ovie-Omo Agege […]

CAN Urges States To Reopen All Worship Centres

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday stated that continuous lockdown order on places of worship by some states was unacceptable and called on all state governments to reopen worship centres. Rev. Ayokunle made the call in a statement issued in Abuja by his Special Assistant, (Media and Communications), […]

Suspected Bandits Allegedly Kill 15 In Fresh Katsina Attack

Suspected bandits have killed 15 farmers at Yar Gamji village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. Channels Television reports that the victims were killed while working on their various farmlands when the bandits attacked at about 10:00 am on Monday. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Gambo Isah, confirmed the incident […]

Ondo Lawmakers Serve Deputy Governor Impeachment Notice

The Ondo State House of Assembly has served impeachment notice on the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. The Lawmakers accused the Deputy Governor of gross misconduct after he resigned from the the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) party and defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  Ajayi had insisted on remaining in office after […]

Seven Persons Feared Dead As Tanker Catches Fire In Colombia

Seven people are feared dead and dozens injured after the contents from an overturned tanker exploded on Monday in northern Colombia. According to AFP, Police said that Dozens of people had gathered around the tanker after it overturned and were trying to siphon off fuel when it ignited, causing an inferno. “We believe there are […]

EFCC Arraigns “Adeherself” For Possession Of Fraudulent Documents

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before a Special Offence Court […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Over 29, 000 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday disclosed that Nigeria has recorded over 29,000 cases. The NCDC disclosed this in its latest data released on twitter via its official twitter handle. According to the tweet, Nigeria recorded 575 new cases of the virus on Monday taking Nigeria’s total infections from the virus to […]