Author: Taiwo Adediran

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President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, today felicitated with Muslim faithful on the commemoration of the Eid-el-Maulud, a statement from his spokesperson, Ola Awoniyi said. Lawan, in his goodwill message, urged Muslims and Nigerians in general to imbibe the virtues of peace, tolerance, justice and love for one another as exemplified by Prophet Muhammad (SAW). […]

Telecom operators have warned that some regions in the country will experience communication disruptions due to the restrictions of trucks supplying diesel to transceiver base stations close to the border area. The operators, who are members of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria, precisely said by midday today, hub sites in Calabar area […]

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq, has advised law enforcement agents to stop desecrating the judiciary. Ojukwu made the appeal while reacting to the alleged refusal of officials of the Department of state services to release on bail the social campaigner Sowore after the order of his release by […]

The Kwara State chapter of the Alliance of Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) has thrown its weight behind Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for credible performance in his barely five months old administration.   The group, in a statement signed by its State Chairman, Prince Deji Oyekunle; State Secretary, Prince Bayo Akadi and State Publicity Secretary, Comrade Abdulkareem […]

More accolades have come the way of Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over his recent nomination of nine women as cabinet members, with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) calling Kwara under him a “role model for other states in Nigeria”. According to a statement issued by […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it is yet to commence the sale of the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination application forms. The board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja today explained that the board is still in the process of admissions and so has not commenced the sale of any […]

Detained political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporter online news platform, Omoyele Sowore, has embarked on a hunger strike over the refusal of the State Security Service (SSS) to set him free after meeting his bail conditions. In a statement issued today, his lawyer, Femi Falana, said Mr Sowore has refused to eat or see […]

The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari laid off some aides to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as part of the ongoing overhauling of the seat of government. A State House statement by Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, today said the exercise, which has been ordered by the President, is to reduce the cost of governance, streamline […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to return to Italian club AC Milan at the end of his spell with LA Galaxy, says Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber. The Swedish striker joined the Los Angeles side in March 2018 but his deal runs out at the end of the year.   The thirty-eight-year-old played for Serie A giants […]

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the Force would deploy no fewer than thirty-two thousand officers for election duty during the Bayelsa governorship election coming up on November 16.  Adamu said this at Independent National Electoral Commission’s Stakeholder Meeting in Yenagoa, with Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of INEC, present. The […]

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