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Manchester United  Agree To Sign Odion Ighalo for £15m in the summer

Manchester United Agree To Sign Odion Ighalo for £15m in the summer

Manchester united are ready to sign Odion Ighalo for up to £15million this summer after it emerged the Nigerian striker’s loan runs out on May 31. Sportsmail can reveal Ighalo’s temporary move from Shanghai Shenhua is set to end a month earlier than most loan deals. United may have to negotiate an extension with the Chinese club if the Premier ... Read More »

Ijebu Muslim Community Backs Ogun State Assembly On Burial And Installation Rites Bill For Traditional Rulers

Ijebu Muslim Community Backs Ogun State Assembly On Burial And Installation Rites Bill For Traditional Rulers

The Ijebu Muslim Community has thrown its weight behind the Ogun State House of Assembly on the Bill which will allow traditional rulers in the state to be installed and buried in accordance with their religious beliefs. In a letter signed by Shaykh Imam Miftaudeen G. Ayanbadejo​ and Shaykh Imam Ejalonibu President and Secretary respectively of the League of Imams ... Read More »

RE: Ojudu’s Distorted Opinion of Ekiti State’s Development Under Dr Kayode Fayemi

RE: Ojudu’s Distorted Opinion of Ekiti State’s Development Under Dr Kayode Fayemi

  Our attention has been drawn to a distasteful interview published in the Tribune where Senator Babafemi Ojudu insinuated that the Fayemi Administration had not recorded any achievements especially in the area of industrialization and youth empowerment. It is curious that such would be priority for an aide of Mr President in the midst of this global pandemic that Nigeria ... Read More »

SERG Commends Gov. Ugwuanyi on Efforts to Prevent and Contain COVID-19 Infection

SERG Commends Gov. Ugwuanyi on Efforts to Prevent and Contain COVID-19 Infection

The South East Revival Group (SERG) has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration’s preventive measures and the handling of the COVID-19 virus scare in the state as “encouraging and typical of the administration’s love for the ordinary citizens in the state.” In a statement issued in Abuja by the President and National Coordinator of the pan-South East pressure group, Chief Willy ... Read More »

Abba Kyari tests positive to Coronavirus…Buhari negative

Abba Kyari tests positive to Coronavirus…Buhari negative

 President Muhammadu Buhari has tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19, but his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has tested positive. THISDAY newspaper reported that the tests on Buhari and Kyari were carried out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. While the result for the President came in on Tuesday morning , that of Kyari was received on Monday. Kyari had ... Read More »

African Music Legend,Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus

African Music Legend,Manu Dibango dies of Coronavirus

Cameroonian jazz legend, Manu Dibango, has passed away according to reports by the BBC. The 86-year-old musician was “recovering and resting in serenity” at a hospital just outside Paris, France, after having tested positive for the coronavirus. Dibango’s family confirmed his death in a Facebook post which reads: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of Manu ... Read More »

Senators worried over COVID-19 status of 35 colleagues

Senators worried over COVID-19 status of 35 colleagues

Fear heightened on Monday over the fate of about 35 senators who have not complied with the measures to determine their Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) status. The senators last week  returned from a trip to the United Kingdom (UK), where they attended a Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) seminar in London. It was learnt that they were caught in the web ... Read More »

Nigerian Military Prepares Against Coronavirus Epidemic – General Enenche

Nigerian Military Prepares Against Coronavirus Epidemic – General Enenche

The Nigerian Military is in state of preparedness to combat the coronavirus surge through advanced medical facilities facilities in the country. The Cordinator of the newly established Directorate of Defence Media Operations, Major General Enenche gave the assurance at a press briefing in the Defence Headquarters in Abuja. General Enenche said the Nigerian Military has about four well equipped hospitals ... Read More »

COVID-19 : FIRS boss writes tax payers, says “We have taken concrete steps to support you during these challenging times”

COVID-19 : FIRS boss writes tax payers, says “We have taken concrete steps to support you during these challenging times”

COVID-19: Message from the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami to Taxpayers Dear Taxpayers As you are all aware, Nigeria has so far recorded more than thirty cases of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). This global pandemic is already impacting social, economic and other activities across the world. In Nigeria, the Federal Government through its relevant agencies such ... Read More »

Only those on COVID-19 solution related and emergency cases should visit our offices – Ogun Govt.

Only those on COVID-19 solution related and emergency cases should visit our offices – Ogun Govt.

“Visits to all Government offices are hereby put on hold until further notice, except those that are COVID-19 solution related and emergency situations only.” PRESS RELEASE Ogun announces further measures to combat Covid- 19 By Kunle Somorin Ogun State Government, Monday, announced new measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The decisions were taken after the daily review of developments at ... Read More »

COVID-19: PDP Directs Partial Shutdown, Skeletal Activities at Secretariats

COVID-19: PDP Directs Partial Shutdown, Skeletal Activities at Secretariats

March 23, 2020 Press Statement COVID-19: PDP Directs Partial Shutdown, Skeletal Activities at Secretariats By Kola Ologbondiyan In line with the measures being taken to safeguard our nation from the spread of COVID-19, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed a partial shutdown and skeletal activities at the National Secretariat, Abuja from Wednesday, March ... Read More »

Coronavirus: 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals postponed indefinitely — and could be scrapped altogether

Coronavirus: 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals postponed indefinitely — and could be scrapped altogether

UEFA have officially postponed the Champions League final – and have set no date when it could be played. European football’s governing body announced the Champions League final, Europa League final and Women’s Champions League final have all been put on hold – and could be scrapped altogether. It comes after a meeting of the European Clubs’ Association which is ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Buhari suspends weekly FEC meetings, asks Lagos and Abuja residents to stay at home

Coronavirus: Buhari suspends weekly FEC meetings, asks Lagos and Abuja residents to stay at home

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the weekly Federal Executive Council meetings until further notice as part of the the measures to halt further spreed of the coronavirus. Mr Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, who is also the Head of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19, disclosed this at a press conference ... Read More »

COVID 19: Borno bans visits to IDP camps

COVID 19: Borno bans visits to IDP camps

  BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Government on Monday imposed a four-week ban on visitors to all Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) camps in the state. The move was part of the state’s strategy towards containing the outbreak of the virus in the state. Zulum had last week appointed the state’s deputy governor, Umar Kadafur to chair a high ... Read More »

Coronavirus: CISLAC urges palliative measures for citizens

Coronavirus: CISLAC urges palliative measures for citizens

CORONA VIRUS: CISLAC URGES PALLIATIVE MEASURES FOR CITIZENS By Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Rafsanjani) The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Transparency International Nigeria notes with concerns the current trend in the spread of Covid 19 virus pandemic. The increasing global spread as well as the latest sporadic spread in Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja is worrying. We ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Atiku releases update on son

Coronavirus: Atiku releases update on son

Corona Virus: Updates on Atiku’s son By Paul Ibe For the purpose of putting the records straight and dispelling false narratives about the itinerary of a son of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakr currently undergoing treatment for Corona Virus (COVID-19) infection, I wish to make the following clarifications: 1. The clinical case returned to the country on 17th ... Read More »

How I Survived my Coronavirus Ordeal-Arteta

How I Survived my Coronavirus Ordeal-Arteta

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has spoken for the first time about his coronavirus ordeal after revealing he has made a swift recovery from the illness. Arteta became the first high-profile figure in English football to be struck down by the virus, which prompted the Premier League to suspend fixtures.   Since then, several more players, including Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi, have ... Read More »

Ex-PPMC MD, Achimugu dies of coronavirus

Ex-PPMC MD, Achimugu dies of coronavirus

The family of a former Managing Director of the Pipeline and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), Suleiman Achimugu, has confirmed his death to coronavirus. Achimugu thus became the first person to be killed by the virus in Nigeria. In a statement on behalf of the family, a family representative, Abubakar Achimugu, says, “Our family is deeply saddened to inform you of ... Read More »

Atiku’s Son Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Ex VP Calls For Prayers

Atiku’s Son Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Ex VP Calls For Prayers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says his son has tested positive for coronavirus. He made his known via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday, 22 March, 2020.   “My son has tested positive to coronavirus,” he tweeted, without mentioning the name of the son. According to the former Vice-President of Nigeria, his son has been ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Lagos Gives Guidelines on Sanitation in Motor Parks and Buses

Coronavirus: Lagos Gives Guidelines on Sanitation in Motor Parks and Buses

LAGOS STATEMENT MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION PRESS STATEMENT Monday, 23rd March, 2020. COVID 19: Public transport preventive measures guidelines to curb further spread of corona virus in buses, cabs, motor parks and garages. As part of the efforts by the Lagos State Government to further prevent a State- wide spread of COVID-19 especially in motor parks, garages and other public transportation ... Read More »