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Nine Dead, Many Injured As Fighter Jet Allegedly Bombs Buhari

Nine people in Buhari community, Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State, have been reportedly killed by a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jet, while several other villagers sustained injuries and are now receiving medical attention at a government health facility in Geidam. According to a resident of Damaturu, Saleh Ibrahim, the jet shelled the village […]

COVID-19: UK May List Nigeria as Travel Risk

As the British government is set to update its COVID-19 travel list as part of a review that happens every three weeks, Nigeria, Jamaica, and Grenada are among the countries that could be moved to the red list, according to a British data expert. Nigeria is currently on the amber list of countries and territories, but it could […]

Socioeconomic Effects Of COVID-19 On Kaduna State So Far, Its

By Atinúkẹ́ Ṣeun-Ìgè. COVID-19 and how it all began: At the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019, the world was thrown into chaos as the newly discovered virus caused mild to severe acute respiratory illnesses in humans. This virus, known to be predominantly spread from person to person, is transmitted through contacts, droplets of saliva […]

Atiku, Serving Govs, Ex-Govs Arrive Ibadan, As Makinde Unveils Lekan

Former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku, Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu and his Edo State counterpart, Governor Godwin Obaseki, as well as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, will join the Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, to officially unveil the remodelled Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan, on […]

Makinde To Commission Remodelled Lekan Salami Stadium September 1

All is set for the commissioning of the remodelled Lekan Salami Sports Complex Adamasingba by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde. Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan will play the inaugural Match against Slovenia first division side, Nk Tabor sezena, as part of festivities marking the reopening of the 33 year-old stadium. According to the […]

Senate President Wants More Boko Haram Terrorists To Embrace Amnesty

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said more Boko Haram members should be encouraged to surrender. The Senate President said this on Monday, August 30, 2021, weeks after the Nigerian Army and Federal Government confirmed that the insurgents are “surrendering in droves”; following recent offensive operations by troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North-East. According […]

Again, Oyo Disburses One Billion Naira for Retired Workers

Oyo State Government has disbursed the sum of one billion naira to 436 retired Primary School Teachers and Local Government Staff across the State, as payment of gratuities. The gratuity cheques were disbursed to the beneficiaries by the Chairman of the Local Government Staff Pensions Board, Prince Adebayo Adeyemi. Prince Adeyemi said 8.9 billion naira […]

Court Gives AGF, DSS September 7 To Respond To Rights

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) has a September 7, 2021, date to respond to a suit filed against him by a Yoruba Nation Activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. The Department of State Services (DSS), co-joined in the suit seeking the enforcement of Sunday Igboho’s fundamental rights has the same date […]

Oyo Assembly Summons PS, Surveyor-General Over Land Acquisition

The Oyo State House of Assembly has summoned the Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Lands and Urban Development, as well as the State Surveyor-General over acquired lands and buildings of residents at Olosa-Oko, Alabata, Ajibade, Agbedo and Alase Villages in the Akinyele Local Government Areas. This was sequel to a motion by the […]