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Sule Lamido Is The Face Of PDP – Bauchi Governor

Sule Lamido Is The Face Of PDP – Bauchi Governor

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. The PDP Governor’s Forum under the leadership of Sokoto state  Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday confirmed former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido as PDP leader and face of the country’s democracy. Speaking on behalf of the governor’s during the Sallah homage on Lamido at his hometown Bamaina, Senator Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state said our ... Read More »

Presidency creates 5 Additional Police Zonal Commands

Presidency creates 5 Additional Police Zonal Commands

By:Owolola Adebola President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, approved the establishment of five additional Police Zonal Commands, in a re-organisation execise, raising the number to 17 zones. It was reliably learnt that, the force Zonal structure begins from zone 1 and ends in zone 17. This coincides a change in the status of the commandants of the four existing police colleges ... Read More »

COVID-19: FG VALIDATES THREE LOCAL CURE CLAIMS

COVID-19: FG VALIDATES THREE LOCAL CURE CLAIMS

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it has validated three of the numerous claims of local COVID-19 cures. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, made the disclosure this on Wednesday at the daily briefing of the Task Force. He said this followed the Federal Ministry of ... Read More »

Minneapolis Mayor Wants Killer Cop Arrested And Prosecuted

Minneapolis Mayor Wants Killer Cop Arrested And Prosecuted

Wednesday, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called on Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman to charge the police officer involved in the incident that led to the death of George Floyd. Floyd was pronounced dead Monday night after he was taken into custody by police in south Minneapolis. A video that was circulated online shows an officer holding his knee on the ... Read More »

FG Set To Roll Out Guidelines For School Reopening-SGF

FG Set To Roll Out Guidelines For School Reopening-SGF

The federal government says it will soon roll out guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday. “​Today, 27th May, 2020 is also Children’s Day worldwide and this brings to mind the need to build a legacy that would guarantee ... Read More »

On field, Zulum meets farmers in 28 Alau communities

On field, Zulum meets farmers in 28 Alau communities

  Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum at the field on Tuesday 26th May, 2020 met farmers, during a tour of communities on the shores of Lake Alau in Konduga and Jere Local Government Areas. The Governor’s visit was aimed at achieving improved food security in Borno State. About 28 communities in the shores of Lake Alau are targeted ... Read More »

Is this the language PHCN understands? By Bola Bolawole

Is this the language PHCN understands? By Bola Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 For one week plus, the bulb did not blink in my apartment in the Agege area of Lagos. At first, I took it in my strides, believing it to be one of those countless times the national grid is said to suffer total collapse. Power supply does not get better here; rather, it gets worse. The ... Read More »

Minneapolis Explodes In Riots As Citizens Call For Prosecution Of Cops involved in the death of black man George Floyd

Minneapolis Explodes In Riots As Citizens Call For Prosecution Of Cops involved in the death of black man George Floyd

Chaos has erupted at a Minneapolis protest over George Floyd’s death as police in riot gear threw tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators demanding the white cops are charged over the black man’s killing. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis and surrounded a police precinct Tuesday night, after a video emerged of a police officer kneeling ... Read More »

Journalists Barred As Jigawa Assembly Attempt To Remove Speaker

Journalists Barred As Jigawa Assembly Attempt To Remove Speaker

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. Jigawa State House Of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Idris Garba Jahun  has barred journalists from reporting events at the emergency session of the assembly as a result of an attempt by his house colleagues to remove him as speaker of the house. The session which was called at the instance of the speaker was among others to ... Read More »

Brent crude surges pass $36, as major oil producers stick to their pledge on oil output cut

Brent crude surges pass $36, as major oil producers stick to their pledge on oil output cut

Brent crude gained on Tuesday’s London trading session, upon clear signs that major oil producers are sticking to commitments to reduce crude supply, even as more automobiles get back on the road following the lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns around the world. Brent crude futures gained about 0.7%, to trade at $36.25, 6.50 am Nigerian time adding to a 1.1% gain ... Read More »

Ikun Dairy Farm begins Operation in Ekiti

Ikun Dairy Farm begins Operation in Ekiti

Ikun Dairy Farm, a joint venture company in partnership with Promasidor, is now operational for livestock and milk production with the first 100 cows in place, and with a plan to add 300 more once lockdown eases. Within the next 18-24 months, 10,000 litres of milk will be produced from the factory. This development is a result of the pact ... Read More »

Former Tottenham Coach, Harry Redknapp ‘lined up to take over as Nigeria manager by country’s sports ministry’

Former Tottenham Coach, Harry Redknapp ‘lined up to take over as Nigeria manager by country’s sports ministry’

Harry Redknapp has been lined up for a shock return to management with Nigeria But at 73 he could be set for his second foray into international management with the country’s national ministry hoping to install him in charge of the Super Eagles, according to ESPN. The Nigerian Football Federation are hoping to persuade coach Gernot Rohr to extend his ... Read More »

28  Governorship Aspirants Jostle To Unseat Akeredolu, Obaseki

28 Governorship Aspirants Jostle To Unseat Akeredolu, Obaseki

No fewer than 28 aspirants are jostling for the jobs of Ondo State Governor, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, and his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in the forthcoming governorship elections in the two states.   Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday released the elections’ guidelines stipulating the mode of campaign approved for contesting political parties, given the restrictive protocols of ... Read More »

BOKO HARAM RAZES 90 RESIDENTIAL HOUSES, 1 CHURCH, CLINIC, SHOPS IN BORNO COMMUNITIES, AS DEP GOV PAYS SYMPATHY VISIT

BOKO HARAM RAZES 90 RESIDENTIAL HOUSES, 1 CHURCH, CLINIC, SHOPS IN BORNO COMMUNITIES, AS DEP GOV PAYS SYMPATHY VISIT

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI No fewer than 90 residential houses, a Church, Clinic, 9 shops, and other properties worth millions of naira were razed down in Debiro,Tarfa and Dakwaima villages of Biu Local Government Area when some group of insurgents suspected to be Boko Haram sect invaded the communities recently. This was disclosed on Monday by the District Head, Alh ... Read More »

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

The Nigerian National Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parametres for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration. The National Oil company says unblemished academic competence, logical thinking, ability to engage meaningfully in problem solving in addition ... Read More »

Arsenal ‘open talks with Philippe Coutinho’s agent’

Arsenal ‘open talks with Philippe Coutinho’s agent’

Arsenal have reportedly opened talks with the agent of Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho ahead of launching a bid this summer. Coutinho is on a season-long loan deal at Bayern Munich but the Bundesliga club have revealed they won’t activate the option to make the move permanent. That means the Brazilian will return to Barcelona at the end of the season, ... Read More »

Shanghai Shenhua Terminates United’s Odion Ighalo’s Loan , Orders striker  To Return For Chinese Season Next Week

Shanghai Shenhua Terminates United’s Odion Ighalo’s Loan , Orders striker To Return For Chinese Season Next Week

Manchester United have hit a brick wall in their attempts to extend Odion Ighalo’s loan deal with just a week to go before it runs out. Shanghai Shenhua have rejected United’s requests to keep Ighalo at Old Trafford for another three months and are demanding that the Nigerian striker rejoins them to prepare for the start of the delayed Chinese ... Read More »

OYO COVID-19: 143 Test Positive from Same Firm,As Government Battle To Curtail Rising Cases

OYO COVID-19: 143 Test Positive from Same Firm,As Government Battle To Curtail Rising Cases

An increase within the week, due to the rising number of cases among the staff of a customer centre outsourcing firm, iSON Xperiences, has brought the total number of positive cases in Oyo state to 233 as at Saturday evening. Out of the number, iSON Xperiences alone accounted for 143 persons who tested positive within the last three weeks. A ... Read More »

New Telegraph’s Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare, is dead

New Telegraph’s Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare, is dead

The New Telegraph Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare, is dead. Bakare died this evening after a brief illness. He was formerly with The Punch before switching to the New Telegraph newspaper. The late Bakare was a regular feature on Television Continental (TVC) Journalists Hangout. According to his brother, Bakare succumbed to an illness he battled in the last two weeks. He ... Read More »

Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim  Eid Prayers

Ramadan: German church opens doors for Muslim Eid Prayers

A church in Berlin today opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to find spaces to pray in their own mosque under new social distancing rules.   Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May but worshippers must maintain a distance of 1.5m (5ft). As a result the Dar Assalam mosque in the city’s Neukölln district could only hold ... Read More »