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Security Situation: Makinde Meets Buhari, Demands More Mobile Police Squadrons

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the security situation in the State, declaring that his administration remains resolute about fighting bandits, hoodlums, armed robbers and kidnappers. Engr Makinde, who addressed State House Correspondents in Abuja said the real enemies of the State are the criminal elements. He […]

Benue Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19.  A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase, disclosed on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, that the Governor’s result turned positive after a close aide also returned positive in the last few weeks; noting that the Governor did not show any symptoms […]

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Does consumption of coconut trigger cough?

CLAIM: Twitter users claim that eating coconut causes coughing. VERDICT: It is not true. Well processed and channeled coconut is even good for coughing. BACKGROUND A Twitter account Freeman, (@charlolar), posted on October 21, 2014, that what causes coughing is coconut. The handle stated that: “@iam_dannex: What Causes Cough? #iNogoTell_by_icee songOftheSeason” coconut. Another twitter account, […]

Buhari Replaces Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs and appointed new Officers as replacements. The new Service Chiefs are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff. This […]

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

Governors Agree To Ban Open, Night Grazing Across States

Governors of the South-West have agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across States within the region.  This resolve was reached on Monday, January 25, 2021, at a meeting between Governors from the South-West region and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). Channels TV reports that rising from […]

Nine Trapped Chinese Miners Confirmed Dead, One Still Missing

Nine more Chinese miners trapped underground for over two weeks have been confirmed dead. Local Government officials disclosed this on Monday, January 25, 2021, leaving one unaccounted for after a blast at the site. A group of 22 people were trapped hundreds of metres underground by an explosion at the Hushan mine in eastern Shandong […]

Embattled IMN Leader El-Zakzaky, Wife Absent As Trial Resumes In

The embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat are absent as their trial resumed on Monday, January 25, 2021, at the Kaduna State High Court. Security has been beefed up in the State capital, as well as all roads leading to the High Court complex. During […]

Chelsea Sack Coach Frank Lampard

Chelsea has announced the sack of its Manager, Frank Lampard, after a poor run in the Premier League. The owner of the Club, Mr Roman Abramovich said: “This was a very difficult decision for the club, not least because I have an excellent personal relationship with Frank and I have the utmost respect for him.” Details […]

Nigeria Reports 964 New COVID-19 Cases, Two More Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 964 new cases of the novel Coronavirus. The Disease Control Agency added on Sunday, January 24, 2021, that two more deaths had been recorded. To date, 121,566 cases have been confirmed, with 97,228 cases discharged and 1,504 deaths in the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory. […]