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Supporters Rally For Embattled Former South African Leader, Jacob Zuma

Supporters gathered outside the rural home of South Africa’s ex-President, Jacob Zuma, on Friday, July 2, 2021, in a show of solidarity as he faced a deadline for surrendering to Police for contempt of court. In an unprecedented ruling on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, the Constitutional Court handed Zuma a 15-month jail term for repeatedly […]

Stakeholders In Petroleum Sector Advocate For Subsidy Removal From Petrol

Stakeholders in the petroleum sector have advocated for outright removal of subsidy from petrol with a view to optimally harness the opportunities in the sector for the benefit of Nigeria and Nigerians. The Director, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economic and Law, University of Ibadan, Prof. Adeola Adenikinju and the Chairman,Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, […]

Osinbajo Leads Collaborations With UN To Improve Food Systems In

The Federal Government has stated its commitment to revamp the Nation’s food systems as a means of ensuring a healthy and nourished population, and also lift Nigerians out of poverty. The vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the National Consolidatory Dialogue, for the UN Food Systems […]

Gunmen attack Nasarawa Deputy Governor’s Convoy, Kill Three Policemen

Three Policemen and a driver in the convoy of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, were on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, killed as gunmen, suspected to be armed robbers, attacked his convoy. Dr Akabe, who was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement, reportedly ran into the robbers who were […]

U.S Launches Airstrikes Against Iran-Backed Militias In Iraq, Syria

The United State says it has carried out air strikes against Iran-backed militias near the Iraq-Syria border in response to drone attacks on its forces in Iraq. A pentagon spokesman said the strikes targeted operational and weapons storage facilities at three locations. US officials alleged that rockets are frequently fired at them from the facilities. […]

Senate Passes Bills To Establish Health Sciences Varsity, ICT Institute

The Senate has passed a Bill which seeks to establish the Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, Benue State. The Upper Chamber also passed a Bill to establish the Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Suleja, Niger State. The passage of both bills followed the consideration of two separate reports by the Senate Committees on […]

Oyo Water Corporation Promises Constant Portable Water Supply To Ibarapa

The Executive Chairman, Water Corporation of Oyo State, Dr Adebayo Adepoju, has promised the people of Ibarapa East LocalGovernment that there will be constant portable water supply in the area soonest. Dr Adepoju disclosed this during the facility tour embarked upon by the Board members of the Corporation to the Opeki Dam in Eruwa. Addressing […]

Nnamdi Kanu’s Arrrest: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Calls For Calm

The apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called for calm over the re-arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu. The Igbo group was also reported to have urged the Federal Government to handle his trial with caution and due legal procedure. Ohanaeze cautioned Igbos to desist from […]

FG Urged To Engage Professional Pharmacists In Attaining Herd-Immunity For

Government at all levels have been urged to engage professional Pharmacists in attaining herd-immunity for citizens of the country. A Clinical Pharmacist, Mr Kunle Tometi stated this on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at an advocacy meeting, tagged “attaining herd-immunity through preventive services in health care delivery; the role of pharmacists”, organised by the Pharmaceutical Society […]

Court Orders Remand Of Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody

Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the remand of fugitive leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu in the custody of the Department of State services (DSS). The remand order was sequel to an application by Federal Government Lawyer, Mr Shuaibu Labaran. Mr […]