Nigerian Govt draws up plans to reopen schools

On Tuesday, the Federal Government tendered proposed guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country to the National Assembly. Furthermore, Mr. Emeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education, presented the proposal during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education. Also, Nwajiuba explained the ministry’s plans for students to resume … Read more

Nigeria records 452 new cases of Covid-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, announced that the country has recorded 452 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Furthermore bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 21,371. Also, the NCDC disclosed this on its verified Twitter handle on Tuesday night. Read Also; 20 Delta COVID-19 team members have died The … Read more

Update: Nigerian army Lance corporal blasts Buratai, (VIDEO)

An officer of the Nigerian Army has called out all the Heads of Military structures in the country for their incompetence, which have led to insecurity in and around the country. Furthermore, the officer,identified as Lance Corporal disclosed in a video exclusively released by Sahara Reporters that the need to speak up was needed as … Read more

Nigerian High Commission building: Ghanaian President begs Buhari

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has apologized for the demolition of part of the Nigerian High Commission’s building in Ghana. Furthermore, they demolished the building on Friday. A source had claimed that a businessman said the Nigerian High Commission’s staff quarters were erected on his land. But Ghana claimed that unknown persons carried out the … Read more

Schools resumption: Oyo State Govt revises dates

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has revised the resumption date for Primary Six, Junior Secondary School 3, and Senior Secondary School 3 students in the state. Furthermore, this follows a meeting of stakeholders which lasted over two hours on Monday. A statement by Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, … Read more

Drama as Ondo state Deputy Gov. reappoints sacked aides

Drama in the Ondo State government on Tuesday as the Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, reappointed all seven aides attached to his office that Governor Oluwatotimi Akeredolu sacked today. Recall, wotzup.ng reported that the Chief Press Secretary to Aketedolu, Mr Segun Ajiboye, had in the morning released a statement sacking the aides. Furthermore, the affected … Read more

Tuface Idibia named new UNHCR ambassador

Legendary Nigerian musician, Innocent ‘Tuface’ Idibia designated as the new United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ambassador. Furthermore, Tuface took to his official Instagram page to announce the appointment. According to Tuface, the appointment will deepen his commitment to supporting the efforts of UNHCR. Read Also; President Buhari appoints new NECO registrar Furthermore, his … Read more

Akeredolu sacks Deputy Governor’s CPS, other aides

Recall wotzup.ng reported a few hours ago that the Ondo state governor, Akeredolu sacked the Special Assistant on New Media to the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Allen Sowore. Furthermore, now the Chief Press Secretary to the embattled Deputy Governor, Babatope Okeowo has also been sacked by the Governor, Akeredolu. Okeowo receives his sacked letter … Read more

Akeredolu sacks deputy’s media aide

Reports came in now that Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has sacked Mr. Allen Sowore, Special Assistant on New Media to the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, with immediate effect. Furthermore, according to NAN, the sacked letter came in a statement and it is issued on Tuesday in Akure by Mr. Olusegun Ajiboye, Chief Press Secretary … Read more

10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged as the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate. Ize-Iyamu was announced the winner of the just concluded primary election by the Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma. Read it here The All Progressives Congress … Read more

Lagos sacks LAWMA contractors over widespread fraud

A mild drama took place on Sunday after a government contractor, Ms. Wuraola Williams, aka Iron Lady, who was reportedly indicted in an audit report, stormed the Lagos House, Marina, with some street sweepers. Furthermore, according to the PUNCH, the operator said she doesn’t want to work for the government and ordered her workers to … Read more

Edo PDP: Obaseki vs. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the Edo state governor is about to meet his Waterloo as it seems he doesn’t know the rudiment of Nigerian politics which says ‘the political enemy of your friend, is not necessarily your friend’. Recall, wotzup.ng reported that yesterday, a court sitting in Port Harcourt granted a directive stopping Obaseki from participating … Read more

Nigerian Govt gives update on airport reopening, an increase in ticket prices

The Federal Government has confirmed that a simulation trial of domestic flights will be done at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos this Saturday. Furthermore, this is in preparation to reopen the country’s airspace to commercial flights. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, stated this on Monday at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task … Read more

FG decides on the interstate travel ban, others next week

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 said on Monday it had commenced reviewing the guidelines for the lifting of the ban on interstate travels. Furthermore, Dr. Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the task force, speaking at the daily press briefing of the PTF in Abuja, said the roads would be opened when the bus … Read more

Nigeria Records 675 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 675 new cases of the Coronavirus. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is now 20,919, with 7,109 persons discharged. The breakdown of figures recorded according to states is as follows: Lagos-288 Oyo-76 Rivers-56 Delta-31 … Read more

Singer Johnykore: “I will love to make DJ Cuppy my wife”

Upcoming Nigerian artiste David Oromidayo, popularly known as ‘JohnyKore‘ a young Nigerian artist took to social media to talk about his feelings for DJ Cuppy. According to Johnykore he said he really loves the popular Nigerian DJ, and he will want to wife her in the future. Read Also; Dan Foster: Details of his death … Read more

WTO DG: ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala, gives reasons

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has approved Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The tenure of the new WTO DG will be between 2021 – 2025. Furthermore, President of Niger and ECOWAS head, Mahamadou Issoufou, announced Okonjo-Iweala’s endorsement. Read Also; Naira Marley reacts … Read more

DSS arraigns man over Facebook post against Osun Speaker

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Monday charged a 48-year old man, Joshua Sayo, before an Osun State Magistrate Court for allegedly defaming Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon Timothy Owoeye. The DSS Prosecutor, Barr B.O Nweke told the court that the defendant committed the offense on June 19, 2020, in Osogbo. … Read more

Messi involved in heated training bust-up with Griezmann

It was an intense training session for Barcelona as manager Quique Setien reportedly had to separate the bust-up between Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann. Both players reportedly had a clash in training and it could be as a result of Barcelona’s 0-0 draw with Sevilla on Friday, June 20. Real Madrid on Sunday night moved … Read more