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Borno: Zulum attends eid amidst strict COVID prevention 

Borno: Zulum attends eid amidst strict COVID prevention 

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum (Professor) on Sunday joined muslims for eid prayers under strict social distancing and use of face masks by worshippers. Zulum alongside the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi and top government officials were led in the performance of two raka’at prayers, by the Imam Idaini of Borno, ... Read More »

I Sold My Club World Cup Medal To Smoke Cocaine And Used It In Two Days – Brazilian Star Confesses

I Sold My Club World Cup Medal To Smoke Cocaine And Used It In Two Days – Brazilian Star Confesses

Former Sao Paolo star Flavio Donizete has shed a light on his struggles with drug addiction that blighted his promising career – admitting he sold his Club World Cup medal to fund the habit. The Brazilian, who played as a defender, had come through the ranks at Sao Paolo as a teenager in 2005 when the league winners took on ... Read More »

Governors Kick As Buhari Okays Autonomy For Assemblies , Judiciary

Governors Kick As Buhari Okays Autonomy For Assemblies , Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari may have pulled a fast one on state governors with Friday’s signing of Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 which grants financial autonomy to State legislature and the judiciary. Many governors were left shocked by the president’s action coming so soon after the financial autonomy granted local governments by this same administration. The aggrieved governors see the ... Read More »

Diaspora Commission not sent packing from Digital Economy Complex, says NCC

Diaspora Commission not sent packing from Digital Economy Complex, says NCC

By MIKAIL MUMUNI The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reacted to allegations that it threw out the Nigeria Diaspora Commission from an office space allocated to it at the NCC building. NCC in a press statement on Sunday, May 24, 2020, by Dr. Henry Nkemadu, its Director, Public Affairs also described as untrue, claims by Mrs. Abike Dabiri –Erewa, boss ... Read More »

Sallah: Malami Greets Muslims on Eid al-fitr

Sallah: Malami Greets Muslims on Eid al-fitr

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami felicitates with Muslims faithful all over the world on the occasion of this year’s Eid al-fitr. This is contained in a statement issued by Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, which was made available ... Read More »

Eid: Let’s see this festive period as a good time for self-reflection – IWF

Eid: Let’s see this festive period as a good time for self-reflection – IWF

“Eid-il-Fitr is one of the most important festival of Muslims in the Islamic calendar. The significance of Eid-il-Fitr is purely spiritual. This day does not mark any historical event but its existence gives Muslims an occasion to offer thanks to almighty Allah for having given us the strength and the will to observe fast and obey His commandments during the ... Read More »

Eid-el-Fitr : Omo-Agege harps on personal sacrifices, self denial

Eid-el-Fitr : Omo-Agege harps on personal sacrifices, self denial

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on Nigerians to draw enduring lessons from the holy month of Ramadan, which includes personal sacrifices and self denial. Senator Omo-Agege in his Eid-el-fitr message, also called for prayers for the country to overcome its challenges, even as he charged citizens on peaceful coexistence. In the message released by ... Read More »

Ibrahim-Imam, APC’s Cornerstone, Says Bisi Akande

Ibrahim-Imam, APC’s Cornerstone, Says Bisi Akande

The former Interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has described former Presidential Liaison Officer, Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, as the party’s cornerstone hitherto overlooked in appointments. He said Ibrahim-Imam played a crucial role in the merger of legacy parties culminating in the birth of APC. While congratulating Ibrahim-Imam on his appointment as Chairman, Board of Trustees of ... Read More »

Eid-el-Fitr : FCT Minister charges Muslims to continue to pray for quick end to COVID-19

Eid-el-Fitr : FCT Minister charges Muslims to continue to pray for quick end to COVID-19

…THANKS FRONTLINE WORKERS FOR DEDICATION TO DUTY The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa on behalf of the FCT Administration has congratulated Muslim faithful across the Territory for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and wishes them a pleasant and joyous Eid-el Fitr celebration. Malam Bello who said this as part of his Sallah message ... Read More »

The Battle Against COVID-19 in Nigeria: Something is Going Wrong – By Adegbenro Adebanjo

The Battle Against COVID-19 in Nigeria: Something is Going Wrong – By Adegbenro Adebanjo

There is a growing disconnect between the general public and those leading the fight against the Corona Virus pandemic in Nigeria. By the day the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, PTF and various State Governments seem not to be living up to the expectations of some Nigerians. Poor information management or put simply ... Read More »

Atlantic Hall Hosts Discourse On Global Trends In Education

Atlantic Hall Hosts Discourse On Global Trends In Education

The first in the series of dialogues on educational development hosted by Atlantic Hall Educational Trust Council kicked off today with global leaders and reputable managers of education. The webinar titled “Great to Greatest: Embracing the Opportunities for Education Post Covid 19”, drew participants from different continents across the globe who examined how to take advantage of opportunities and thrive despite the ... Read More »

Buhari to Muslim Ummah: Keep your spirits up in spite of Coronavirus

Buhari to Muslim Ummah: Keep your spirits up in spite of Coronavirus

  PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Saturday, said the President made the call in his Sallah message to Muslims on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr. According to President Buhari, ... Read More »

Barcelona ‘make MAJORITY of their players available for sale with only Lionel Messi and five others guaranteed a place

Barcelona ‘make MAJORITY of their players available for sale with only Lionel Messi and five others guaranteed a place

Barcelona are open to selling all but six of their entire players this summer. The club’s financial situation has been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic and that means that the majority of the first team squad’s futures are now unclear. Spanish outlet Marca claim only Lionel Messi, Antoine Girezmann, Gerard Pique, Frenkie de Jong, Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Ansu Fatu ... Read More »

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

Court Grants Bail to Two Chinese Accused of Offering N100m Bribe to EFCC Staff

By: Owolola Adebola   Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court,  on Thursday, May 21, 2020 granted bail to two Chinese: Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for offering N100million (Hundred Million Naira) bribe to the  Sokoto Zonal Head of the EFCC,  Abdulahi Lawal. The judge granted the defendants bail ... Read More »

​2020 EID EL-FITR CELEBRATION: IGP SALUTES NIGERIANS

​2020 EID EL-FITR CELEBRATION: IGP SALUTES NIGERIANS

– Says Mass Socio-Religious Gatherings Remain Prohibited – Assures adequate security The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu,  has congratulated Nigerians as the Muslim Ummah in the country celebrate this year’s Eid el-Fitr. The IGP notes that the successful conclusion of the Ramadan, a period of self-denial geared towards attaining wholesomeness, reinforces his belief that with the citizens’ collective perseverance and ... Read More »

THREE ARRESTED FOR HACKING INTO ANOTHER PERSON BANK ACCOUNT.

THREE ARRESTED FOR HACKING INTO ANOTHER PERSON BANK ACCOUNT.

By:Owolola Adebola Three suspects namely: Adebayo Oluwatosin 23, Obinna Abiogbe 27 and Segun Adefunmi were on the 18th of may 2020 arrested by operatives of Ogun State Police Command for hacking into the bank account of one Kolawole Sobande and siphoned the sum of #300,000 there in. The arrest of the suspects followed an information received from a P.O.S operator who ... Read More »

Kogi Election  Tribunal Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Election In A Split Judgement

Kogi Election Tribunal Upholds Yahaya Bello’s Election In A Split Judgement

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday in a split judgment upheld the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. The majority judgment delivered by Justice Kashim Kaigama upheld Bello’s election on the grounds that the petitioners failed to prove allegations of rigging and other malpractices in the November 16, 2019 governorship election. Justice Kaigama accordingly dismissed ... Read More »

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE – By NCC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE – By NCC

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON INTERNET DATA CONSUMPTION/DEPLETION/USAGE In view of recent developments pertaining to the unfortunate spread of the Corona Virus (Covid-19), the Federal Government directed a total lockdown of some States from the 30t​h of March 2020, while some State Governors also directed total lockdowns in their respective States. Due to the aforementioned, consumers are staying at home and ... Read More »