RAPE: LEGALIZE THE USE OF PEPPER SPRAY FOR WOMEN – OLUWO TO FG

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed has called on the Federal Government, to legalise the use of pepper spray and stun guns by women to protect themselves against rapist. The monarch was reacting to the the rape and murder of Uwaila Omozuwa a student of the University of Benin and Barakat Bello, a student of … Continue reading RAPE: LEGALIZE THE USE OF PEPPER SPRAY FOR WOMEN – OLUWO TO FG

LAGOS STATE TO MEET STAKEHOLDERS ON SCHOOL REOPENING

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the decision to reopen schools in the state will be taken in two weeks. He said this during a televised press briefing on Thursday. Sanwo-Olu said the decision would be taken after an extensive meeting with stakeholders in the education sector. He said, “I know we are all eager to … Continue reading LAGOS STATE TO MEET STAKEHOLDERS ON SCHOOL REOPENING

COVID-19: NCDC SAYS NEGATIVE RESULT NO LONGER REQUIRED TO DISCHARGE PATIENTS

A negative laboratory test result of COVID-19 patients is no longer required for such patients to be discharged, a Nigerian official has said. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known at the daily Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Thursday. Mr Ihekweazu said the new … Continue reading COVID-19: NCDC SAYS NEGATIVE RESULT NO LONGER REQUIRED TO DISCHARGE PATIENTS

I WILL REOPEN MY CHURCH WHEN GOD TELLS ME TO – TB JOSHUA

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has reacted to the announcement from the Nigerian Government regarding the reopening of churches, insisting he will only open The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) when he “hears from God” to do so. Joshua, whose church is one of Nigeria’s major tourist attractions, said he received a “revelation” from … Continue reading I WILL REOPEN MY CHURCH WHEN GOD TELLS ME TO – TB JOSHUA

812 HEALTH WORKERS INFECTED TILL DATE, SAYS FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday said not less than 812 health workers have been infected with the COVID-19 virus in the line of duty. It however, reiterated that the protection of health workers, especially those in the frontline of the pandemic are its priority, and will ensure the constant provision of personal protective equipment (PPEs), … Continue reading 812 HEALTH WORKERS INFECTED TILL DATE, SAYS FG

52 YEARS OLD WIDOW DISAPPEARS IN ENUGU

A 52 years old widow, Mrs. Amoge Ugwuama has reportedly disappeared from her home in Uwelu-Ibeku, Opi, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. Earlier than her disappearance on Monday, Mrs. Ugwuama was said to have reported a case of violent abuse on her family by an Enugu based lawyer, Mr. Chinuma Ugwuama and … Continue reading 52 YEARS OLD WIDOW DISAPPEARS IN ENUGU

PDP TO FG: REDUCE FUEL PRICE TO N70

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Federal Government to stop fleecing Nigerians with high fuel price by immediately reducing the pump price to N70 per liter to reflect the appropriate pricing template following the fall in the price of crude oil in the international market. The party said this in a statement by its … Continue reading PDP TO FG: REDUCE FUEL PRICE TO N70

AFRICA’S COVID-19 CASES OVER 144,700 ― WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Monday, reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as at June 1 had risen to over 144, 700. The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, gave the update on its official twitter handle @WHOAFRO. “There are over 144,700 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more … Continue reading AFRICA’S COVID-19 CASES OVER 144,700 ― WHO

CHURCHES AND MOSQUES TO REOPEN AS FG LIFTS BAN

The federal government has lifted the ban on religious gathering across the country.The government had imposed the ban two months ago to check the spread of coronavirus. But at the briefing of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation and chairman of the PTF, … Continue reading CHURCHES AND MOSQUES TO REOPEN AS FG LIFTS BAN

MANCHESTER UNITED EXTEND IGHALO LOAN UNTIL JANUARY 2021

Manchester United have extended striker Odion Ighalo’s loan from Shanghai Shenhua until the end of January 2021, the Premier League club said on Monday. The 30-year-old made an impressive start to life at United, scoring four times in eight games after signing an initial loan deal until May 31 from the Chinese Super League club. … Continue reading MANCHESTER UNITED EXTEND IGHALO LOAN UNTIL JANUARY 2021

POLICE ARREST MAN, 20, FOR RAPING 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN OSUN

Authorities of the Osun State Police Command have arrested a 20-year-old man, identified as Abdulateef for allegedly defiling a 10-year old girl. He was said to have raped the innocent girl (name withheld) last Thursday around Isale AlfaStreet, Okinni area, in Osogbo, the state capital. A credible source informed the Nigerian Tribune that the distraught … Continue reading POLICE ARREST MAN, 20, FOR RAPING 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN OSUN

ZENITH BANK NAMED BEST BANK IN NIGERIA AT GLOBAL FINANCE AWARD

Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Zenith Bank Plc., has emerged as the Best Bank in Nigeria in the recently released Global Finance Magazine World’s Best Banks Awards 2020. The awards, which was published in the May 2020 edition of the Global Finance Magazine, was based on the performances of the banks in their respective regions and … Continue reading ZENITH BANK NAMED BEST BANK IN NIGERIA AT GLOBAL FINANCE AWARD

KANO TAILORS GET N7M CONTRACT TO PRODUCE FACE MASK

The Kano State government on Saturday doled out N7 million to Kano Tailors for the production of 140 thousand face masks. In a brief but colourful ceremony, Dr. Ganduje who presented the cash sum to the leadership of the indigenous tailors, disclosed that the face masks would be provided to various groups for distribution to … Continue reading KANO TAILORS GET N7M CONTRACT TO PRODUCE FACE MASK