Category: Opinion

UPDATE: 170 New Covid-19 Cases Recorded in Nigeria
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UPDATE: 170 New Covid-19 Cases Recorded in Nigeria

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Nigeria on Friday recorded 170 fresh COVID-19 cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which disclosed this on its Twitter handle, said the cases ... Read More

Nigerian Breweries declares N0.25 interim dividend after nine-month profit fell by N5bn
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Nigerian Breweries declares N0.25 interim dividend after nine-month profit fell by N5bn

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Nigerian Breweries Plc Thursday said it would pay its shareholders an interim dividend of N0.25 on every unit of common stock held by its shareholders. ... Read More

OPINION: Does The FCT Have A Minister?
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OPINION: Does The FCT Have A Minister?

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

There is no government presence in the federal capital territory (FCT). Yes. In fact, there is no such thing as leadership in the FCT. If ... Read More

Nigerian Navy arrests 41 hoodlums, recovers looted items in Lagos
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Nigerian Navy arrests 41 hoodlums, recovers looted items in Lagos

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

The Nigerian Navy has arrested 41 suspects over their alleged involvement in looting and attacks on innocent citizens during the #EndSARS protests in Lagos. The ... Read More

DSS arrests prophet, spiritualist, two others over alleged attempt to abduct Bayelsa local council chief
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DSS arrests prophet, spiritualist, two others over alleged attempt to abduct Bayelsa local council chief

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

The Department of State Services (DSS), Bayelsa State command, has arrested a four-member kidnap syndicate over an alleged attempt to abduct the Chairman of Yenagoa ... Read More

Police releases 11-year-old boy arrested for alleged involvement in Edo station attack
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Police releases 11-year-old boy arrested for alleged involvement in Edo station attack

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Police in Edo State on Friday released an 11-year-old boy, Gift Osayuhi, who was arrested last week over his alleged involvement in the attack on ... Read More

Africa CDC alerts continent to possible second wave of Covid-19
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Africa CDC alerts continent to possible second wave of Covid-19

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the continent to brace itself for a possible second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More

Four killed, 120 others injured as 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Greece,  Turkey
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Four killed, 120 others injured as 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Greece, Turkey

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Rescue officials have confirmed the death of no fewer than four people and the wounding of 120 others after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean ... Read More

Tanzania’s Magufuli re-elected for second term
World

Tanzania’s Magufuli re-elected for second term

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Tanzanian President John Magufuli was re-elected for a second term in office on Friday. He recorded 84 percent of votes in a poll his main ... Read More

Nigerian govt vows to tackle brain drain among doctors
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Nigerian govt vows to tackle brain drain among doctors

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said on Friday the Federal Government would do everything possible to tackle doctors’ “brain drain” from the country. ... Read More

Akeredolu to be sworn in for second term 2021
Politics

Akeredolu to be sworn in for second term 2021

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, will be inaugurated for a second term in office on February 23 next year. The governor was re-elected for another ... Read More

Edo tribunal begins hearing on petitions against Obaseki
Politics

Edo tribunal begins hearing on petitions against Obaseki

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

The Edo State governorship election petitions tribunal on Friday commenced sitting on the petitions challenging the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki in the September 19 ... Read More

Akeredolu decries absence of police personnel in Ondo
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Akeredolu decries absence of police personnel in Ondo

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday decried the absence of police personnel on the streets of the state following the recent #EndSARS protest across ... Read More

Osun governor approves new N30,000 minimum wage, lifts embargo on promotion
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Osun governor approves new N30,000 minimum wage, lifts embargo on promotion

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, on Friday approved the implementation of N30,000 minimum wage for workers in the state. The governor, who disclosed this on ... Read More

After initial resistance, Lagos panel members granted access to military hospital to inspect morgue
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After initial resistance, Lagos panel members granted access to military hospital to inspect morgue

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

After initial resistance, members of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the October 20 shooting of #EndSARS protesters in the Lekki area of ... Read More

WTO: Nigeria reaches out to US, others for Okonjo Iweala
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WTO: Nigeria reaches out to US, others for Okonjo Iweala

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, said on Friday Nigeria had reached out to the United States and other members ... Read More

Hold public officers accountable to the people – Wike tells media
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Hold public officers accountable to the people – Wike tells media

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday charged members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) to always hold public office holders accountable to the ... Read More

IGP sets up committee to assess losses recorded by police during EndSARS protests
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IGP sets up committee to assess losses recorded by police during EndSARS protests

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday inaugurated a nine-man committee to assess losses suffered by the Nigeria Police Force during the #EndSARS protests ... Read More

EU council president interacts with Buhari, reiterates support for Okonjo Iweala over WTO job
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EU council president interacts with Buhari, reiterates support for Okonjo Iweala over WTO job

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

President of the European Council, Charles Michel, on Friday reiterated Europe’s support for Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation ... Read More

JUST IN: IGP Tells Policemen To Attack Back
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JUST IN: IGP Tells Policemen To Attack Back

Mariam Ayodeji- October 30, 2020

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has given all personnel of the force a go-ahead to attack back on any confrontation while discharging their official ... Read More