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Father Impregnates 16-Year-Old Daughter In Yobe

The Yobe State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has paraded a 43-year-old father of eight for allegedly impregnating his 16-year-old daughter in Damaturu, the state capital. Speaking to journalists on Friday, July 10, 2020, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Dungus Abdulkarim said the suspect had divorced his wife five years ago […]

Two Dead, Nine Injured In Lagos Building Collapse

Two persons have died and nine injured following a building collapse on Freeman Street, in the Lagos Island area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the three-story building collapsed when the occupants were still asleep in the early hours of Saturday, July 11, 2020. Confirming the tragic incident, the Director-General of the State Emergency […]

Air Peace Evacuates Nigerians Stranded In Thailand, Malaysia

An Air Peace aircraft is in the process of evacuating stranded Nigerians in Malaysia and Thailand. The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this via its official Twitter handle on Saturday, July 11, 2020. “Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 575 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 575 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total caseload to 31,323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a tweet via its official handle, on Friday, 10, 2020. According to the health agency, 224 new cases were reported in Lagos, 85 in Oyo, and 68 in […]

APC LG Chairman In Ondo Resigns

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ese-Odo Local Government Area (LGA) of Ondo State, Samuel Ajayi, has resigned from the party. Ajayi announced his resignation from the office of the APC chairman in the LGA and from the party in a letter dated July 10, 2020. The Publicity Secretary of the APC […]

Liverpool’s Henderson To Lift Premier League Trophy Despite Season-Ending Injury

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Friday that captain Jordan Henderson’s season was over due to a knee injury but said he would still lift the Premier League trophy. The England international was forced off 10 minutes from the end of Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Brighton following a collision with Yves Bissouma and a scan […]

Buhari Affirms Magu’s Suspension, Appoints Mohammed Umar As Acting Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed the suspension of Mr Ibrahim Magu as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Magu’s suspension by the President, which takes immediate effect, was announced on Friday, July 10, 2020, in a statement from the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. The […]

Buhari Signs 2020 Revised Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the revised budget of N10.8 trillion for the year 2020. He assented to the budget at about 11:06 am on Friday, July 10, 2020, at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. In his address, the President explained that the budget had to […]

Ondo Chief Judge Rejects Request To Set Up Probe Panel

The Chief Judge of Ondo State, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, has rejected the request by the State House of Assembly to set up a panel to investigate the State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi. This comes after 14 members of the Assembly served an impeachment notice on the deputy governor whom they accused of gross misconduct. […]

Hong Kong To Shut All Schools After Virus Cases Spike

Hong Kong will close all schools after the territory reported a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus infections, the city’s education minister said Friday, July 10, 2020. The government has ordered all schools to close from Monday, July 13, 2020, bringing forward the start of the summer holidays, Kevin Yeung said, after the city recorded 34 […]