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Ex-Lagos Military Administrator, Ndubuisi Kanu Is Dead

A former Military administrator of Lagos State, Mr Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu, is dead. Channels TV reports that Mr Kanu died on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, after a brief illness, at the age of 77. The retired Rear Admiral of the Nigerian Navy, was also a one-time Military administrator in Imo State. He was a pro-democracy […]

Three Ivorian UN Peacekeepers Killed In Mali Attack

Three Ivorian peacekeepers from the United Nation’s mission in Mali have been reported killed during an attack on a convoy near the centre of the war-torn Sahel state. The MINUSMA peacekeeping mission said in a statement on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, that the convoy was travelling on a road linking the central town of Douentza […]

NECO SSCE Results: Over 73% Pass Maths, English

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results with over 73 per cent of candidates passing Mathematics and English Language. The Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer of NECO, Prof. Godswill Obioma, announced the results on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at NECO’s National Headquarters in Niger State. Channels TV reports […]

Presidency Faults Group Asking Bishop Kukah To Leave Sokoto

The presidency has faulted a group, the Muslim Solidarity Forum, over a threat it issued to the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd Matthew Hassan Kukah, to tender an apology over a recent comment credited to him or leave the State. Channels TV reports that in a statement signed on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, by […]

Top US Generals Condemn Capitol Attack

The Pentagon’s top Generals have condemned the January 6. 2021, attack on the Capitol by President Trump supporters, telling US troops that it was an illegal assault on the constitutional process. According to a memorandum signed by all eight members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led by the chairman, General Mark Milley, on Tuesday, […]

Donald Trump Impeached For Second Time

United States President, Mr Donald Trump has become the first US President in history to be impeached twice. This history came into play when the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, to charge him for inciting last week’s mob attack on Congress. Channels TV reports that the Senate will not hold a […]

IGP Redeploys 21 Police Commissioners

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of 21 Commissioners of Police to new Commands and formations across the country. The Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Aremu Adeniran, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, January 12, 2021; noting that nine of the Senior Officers were posted to Head State […]

One Soldier Dead As Troops Kill 10 Bandits In Katsina

At least ten armed bandits have been killed while several others sustained various degrees of injuries in a gun battle with the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity in Faskari and Jibiya Local Government areas of Katsina State. Channels TV reports that in a statement issued on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the acting Director of Defence […]

Economic Diversification: Oyo Hands Over 2-Hectares To FG For Gemstone

The Oyo State Government has handed over two hectares of land to the Federal Government for use as International Gemstone Market. The Oyo State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Barrister Temilolu ‘Seun Ashamu, who performed the handing over on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, said Governor Seyi Makinde remained committed towards the diversification of the […]

SSANU, NASU Members Commence Three-Day National Protest

The Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has commenced a three-day national protest. The protests follow an earlier statement by the NASU General Secretary, Mr Peters Adeyemi and the SSANU President, Mr Mohammed Ibrahim, calling on all members in branches of Universities and Inter-University centres […]