Author: Taiwo Adediran

Page: 7

Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has rubbished the reports claiming that his 2023 governorship campaign posters have flooded streets in Kebbi State. Malami’s response to the reports was contained in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umar Jibrilu-Gwandu in Birnin Kebbi on Friday. Jibrilu-Gwandu, in the statement, said: “Our […]

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has imposed a curfew on the state following increasing cases of COVID-19 in the area. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Solo Chukwuwlobe, said the curfew which would start on Monday next week would last from 9pm to 6am daily. The Governor also directed workers […]

The President, Entertainment Database and a Nigerian Flutist, Omatshola Iseli, popularly known as “Tee Mac”, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to provide COVID-19 palliatives to Nigerian entertainers. Tee Mac, who made this call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, said Nigerian entertainers were worst hit by the restrictions […]

MTV Base, organizers of the MTV Africa Music Awards has postponed the event indefinitely. The ceremony was scheduled to hold in Kampala, Uganda on February 2021. In an e-mail sent to The Punch, organizers of the award said that the postponement was due to the ‘current health and safety challenges.” They wrote, “After careful consideration, […]

Abakaliki-HOODLUMS suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday attacked Onicha Divisional Headquarters in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. In a statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah, the hoodlums burnt the left wing of the division, including four patrol vehicles According to […]

Former Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has completed a permanent move to Saudi Arabian Pro League club Al-Shabab. The 31-year-old left Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua after agreeing a two-and-a-half-year deal with the six-time Saudi champions. Ighalo had already taken to social media to bid his parent club goodbye, after Shenhua gave him permission to speak with […]

South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee withdrew her bid to lead the World Trade Organisation, leaving former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the only remaining candidate for the job. Yoo was said made the decision after discussions with the United States and other major nations, and took various issues into account “comprehensively” including the […]

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is due in Moscow on Friday, just days after the jailing of a prominent Russian dissident, Alexei Navalny which provoked an international uproar. Borrell has stressed that he plans to call once again for Navalny’s release during the trip, which includes meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and […]

Chelsea climbed into the Premier League top six as Thomas Tuchel earned the first major victory of his short time in charge of the Blues with a 1-0 win at Tottenham on Thursday. This is as Thomas Tuchel is the first Chelsea manager to keep a clean sheet in his first 3 PL games in […]

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese professional footballer, is the toast of sports enthusiasts as he clocks 36 today. Not surprisingly #Cristiano Ronaldo is trending on social media platforms with many posts celebrating him on his birthday. However, his current club, Juventus led tributes to the superstar with a heartwarming message released on its website. The statement […]


Current track

Title

Artist

Background