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Manchester United,Man’ City,Chelsea’s European Competition In Jeopardy As UK Insists On 14-days Quarantine For Foreign Teams

Manchester United,Man’ City,Chelsea’s European Competition In Jeopardy As UK Insists On 14-days Quarantine For Foreign Teams

The European campaigns(Champions league and Europa) of several English clubs and major clubs in in Europe have been thrown into chaos after the government confirmed a two-week quarantine will be imposed on UK arrivals. All major European countries in Europe also subscibe to this rule as laid down by the World Health Organization (WHO). The crackdown was announced in England ... Read More »

Convid-19 : Face Mask Dangerous For Asthmatic And People With Lungs Infections -Expert

Convid-19 : Face Mask Dangerous For Asthmatic And People With Lungs Infections -Expert

People who have asthma or other lung conditions should not wear a face mask if it makes it difficult for them to breathe, experts say. People who have asthma or illnesses such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or cystic fibrosis may find masks or face coverings make it hard for them to breathe. Masks can make it more difficult ... Read More »

Borno: Ranking LG officials absent as Zulum surprises Chibok, Bama, Gwoza, 3 others 

Borno: Ranking LG officials absent as Zulum surprises Chibok, Bama, Gwoza, 3 others 

… Roll-call of absentees taken … Emirs on ground while officials absent By INUSA NDAHI, Maiduguri Senior officials, including some secretaries who currently oversee affairs, were conspicuously absent with secretariats mostly empty when Governor Babagana Umara Zulum undertook surprise tour of six local government areas in southern and central Borno state to monitor the quality of governance at the grassroots ... Read More »

Court Jails Fraudster Via Virtual Proceedings

Court Jails Fraudster Via Virtual Proceedings

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, secured the conviction of an internet fraudster, Lawal Sholaru, who bagged six months imprisonment or a N400,000 (Four Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for defrauding an American, Mr. David Geobel, of $1,200 in an online scam. Sholaru was convicted by Justice Mojisola Dada of Ikeja Special Offences ... Read More »

IGP CLEARS AIR ON CURFEW/INTER-STATE MOVEMENT RESTRICTION ORDERS

IGP CLEARS AIR ON CURFEW/INTER-STATE MOVEMENT RESTRICTION ORDERS

  The police top brass has cleared the air on restrictions order.This was contained in a release by the office e of the police image maker,DCP Frank Mba.Acvording to him,it becomes imperative to do so following unending inquiries on the status of essential workers in respect of the due enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction orders emplaced ... Read More »

Expensive Hair-Cut: Bournemouth Removes Nigerian Jordon Ibe From Team-list  For Breaking Convid-19 Lockdown Order

Expensive Hair-Cut: Bournemouth Removes Nigerian Jordon Ibe From Team-list For Breaking Convid-19 Lockdown Order

Jordon Ibe will not get the opportunity to finish the season with Bournemouth after the club decided against offering him an extended deal. The winger, who joined the Cherries for a club record £15million fee in 2016, is out of contract on June 30 and will be released immediately, according to Sky Sports. Premier League clubs are able to negotiate ... Read More »

Ceballos: Arsenal team have all tested negative

Ceballos: Arsenal team have all tested negative

Dani Ceballos has told TVE that the entire Arsenal team have tested negative for Covid-19 as the players return for individual training sessions. This is part of a phased process, which will ultimately lead to the recommencement of the 2019-20 Premier League season. The Spanish international has even revealed a time frame for that, suggesting that they’ve been told the ... Read More »

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

I’ll Challenge Adamawa’s N17billion Loan Approval Process In Court- Umar Ardo

Former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Dr Umar Ardo has vowed to challenge the legality of the recently approved loan for Adamawa State by the state’s house of assembly. Ardo expressed this desire today in a press statement .Questioning the process of approval,Ardo wondered how a N17billion loan scaled all legal approval mechanism ... Read More »

Ondo And Edo Gubernatorial Primaries :Adams Oshiomhole is Not Transparent-Lawal

Ondo And Edo Gubernatorial Primaries :Adams Oshiomhole is Not Transparent-Lawal

Fresh crisis is brewing in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the party’s governorship primaries in Ondo and Edo states. Deputy National Chairman of the party (North) Sen. Lawal Shuaibu, Wednesday through a statement accused his National Chairman Adams Oshiomohle of absence of transparency in the build up to the two primary elections in Indians Edo state respectively. ... Read More »

COVID-19: BORNO TO CONDUCT EID -EL FITR ON DESIGNATED PRAYER GROUNDS

COVID-19: BORNO TO CONDUCT EID -EL FITR ON DESIGNATED PRAYER GROUNDS

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Chairman, Borno State High-powered Committee on the prevention and mitigation of Covid-19, who is the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Umar Usman Kadafur has said that the general public, especially the Muslim Ummah would observe the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the designated Eid grounds between the hours of 8-10 am on that fateful day. Our Correspondent report that ... Read More »

Wanted: Yoruba National Development Plan  By Bola Bolawole

Wanted: Yoruba National Development Plan By Bola Bolawole

  turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 On April, 20, 2020, the Yoruba ethnic nationality of Nigeria was admitted into the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation UNPO). The euphoria that greeted the epochal event, which ranked the Yoruba 45th amongst UNPO members, followed closely by the Igbo who were registered as the UNPO’s 46th member, is yet to die down. The Yoruba ... Read More »

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

PRESS RELEASE OF THE LAGOS STATE BRANCH OF NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ON THE CONTINUED CONFLICTING DIRECTIVES OF GOVERNMENT AND LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENTS ON THE STATUS OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS, INCLUDING DOCTORS AND OTHER HEALTH-WORKERS AND THE INCESSANT HARASSMENT OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN LAGOS Whereas the directives of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhamadu Buhari, through the Presidential Taskforce ... Read More »

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State,  on Tuesday, May 19, 2020  set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward Odey Oluohu, Frank Asuquo Okon,  Godwin Etim Anwanadung and their companies, Blue Dolphin Limited and Lib-Zone Petroleum Limited, in a case of alleged oil ... Read More »

Zulum runs Borno with Passion by Yusuf Adamu

Zulum runs Borno with Passion by Yusuf Adamu

In the last one week, I have been receiving calls from friends and associates both within and outside the state. Some of these calls were even from Cameroon, Chad and Niger republic. Many of the callers wanted to know about the revolutionary act of governance being adopted by the Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum. My response to some ... Read More »

NO NEED TO PROBE MY HUBBY’S DEATH- HELEN PREST

NO NEED TO PROBE MY HUBBY’S DEATH- HELEN PREST

A former beauty queen, Helen Prest-Ajayi, says there is no need to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of her husband and Managing Director of First Foundation Medical Centre, Lagos, Dr Tosin Ajayi. Priest revealed her position through her lawyer, Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN), on Saturday. Five children of the deceased had through their lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), written to ... Read More »

New Commissioner Named For Ondo Police Command

New Commissioner Named For Ondo Police Command

A new Commissioner of Police, has been appointed by the Inspector-General of police, IGP, Mr Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, for Ondo state. He is Mr Bolaji Salami who untill his appointment, was at the police service commission, PSC. A seasoned police officer described by his colleagues as a loyal and cool headed officer, will bring to bear, his wide range of ... Read More »

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS TEACHING THE WORLD HUMILITY, SAYS WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL, AGREES WITH TB JOSHUA’S PROPHECY

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS TEACHING THE WORLD HUMILITY, SAYS WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL, AGREES WITH TB JOSHUA’S PROPHECY

  The Director General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Ghebreysus, has declared the coronavirus outbreak is “time for humility”, echoing the 2020 prophecy of Nigerian cleric TB Joshua. On Monday 18th May 2020, Ghebreyesus, whilst addressing world leaders who had gathered for the first virtual session of the World Health Assembly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, announced, “If this ... Read More »

Eid prayers: Zulum directs Imams, COVID-19 response team to meet over possibility 

Eid prayers: Zulum directs Imams, COVID-19 response team to meet over possibility 

By: Inusa Ndahi Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has directed the state’s COVID-19 response team, headed by the Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur, to consult the Shehu of Borno, and then host a meeting to be attended by the Imam Idaini of Borno and all Imams of Eid prayer grounds in the metropolis, to critically discuss the possibility of allowing ... Read More »

Three In  Watford,One In Burnley As FA Confirms 6 Coronavirus Positive Cases In Premiership

Three In Watford,One In Burnley As FA Confirms 6 Coronavirus Positive Cases In Premiership

Several more Watford players are refusing to train after the club provided three of the six positive coronavirus tests across the Premier League. Burnley also contributed one coronavirus positive case out of the six. The news of the six positive tests, revealed on Tuesday afternoon, kept the names anonymous but the Clarets broke rank with a statement to confirm that ... Read More »

Convid-19 Lockdown: Four Lagos Returnees Convicted In Ekiti

Convid-19 Lockdown: Four Lagos Returnees Convicted In Ekiti

The quartet, Afolabi Shuaib, Daramola Sulaimon, Ibe Gregory and Adeniyi Idowu were brought before Chief Magistrate Abdulhamid Lawal on a three-count charge. The prosecutor, Mr Clement Ayoola, the Director of Evaluation and Monitoring Department in the Ministry of Justice, told the court that the defendants were nabbed at Igbara Odo while attempting to illegally enter Ekiti while hiding inside the ... Read More »