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Akure Explosion: DIG briefs Akeredolu as IGP raises probe committee

DAMISI OJO, Akure The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Muhammed Adamu, has set up a fact-finding committee to unravel the cause of last Saturday's explosion...

FGN should release minimum of N74bn to states, FCT to fight pandemic – Obaze

Mr. Oseloka H. Obaze who is the MD/CEO of Selonnes Consult is a diplomat, politician and former governorship candidate of the People's Democratic Party,...

COVID 19: Firstbank donates N1bn, reiterates commitment to safety of Nigerians

COMFORT EKELEME ​ FirstBank has announced its donation of the sum of N1billon towards the joint effort by the Nigerian Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID)...

UK returnee doctor stirs Coronavirus scare in Nnewi

By Pamela Eboh, Awka The city of Nnewi, Anambra State was at the weekend thrown into a state of panic following the rumour of a...

Prince Charles recovers from coronavirus, out of self-isolation

Prince Charles has reportedly recovered from coronavirus and is out of self-isolation following his diagnosis for the deadly disease. The Prince of Wales 71, had...

Makinde tests positive for COVID-19

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has tested positive for coronavirus. The Governor made the disclosures through his twitter handle on Monday evening. Noting he doesn’t show any...

PGF DG knocks PDP, Adegboruwa over condemnation of Buhari’s broadcast

…Prays for Kyari, El – rufai, Mohammed recovery from COVID 19 The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum, Salihu Lukman has berated critics of...

Breaking: COVID-19: Nigeria records second death

Nigerian has recorded its second death resulting from coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made this known on Monday during the presidential task force...

Traditional herbal medicine has potency to cure coronavirus – Ooni claims

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has urged Nigerians to explore potentials in herbal medicine for the cure of coronavirus. The monarch speaking during...

Covid-19: Union Bank launches toll-free customer service line

COMFORT EKELEME As part of proactive efforts to ease banking worries during the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria, Union Bank, has introduced a 24-hour toll-free...
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Gunmen kill 13 in Benue, set houses ablaze

The Police Command in Benue, on Monday confirmed the killing of 13 villagers by unidentified gunmen in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government...

FMDQ admits new debt securities to its platform

COMFORT EKELEME In keeping to its commitment of providing a reliable and credible platform to support capital formation, FMDQ...

Towards credible guber poll in Ondo

Now that the governorship primary elections of the political parties in Ondo state have ended and the campaigns for the poll slated...

Edo Assembly Crisis : Senator Bamidele slams Obaseki

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja  Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele,on Sunday  berated  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over alleged  invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week. Bamidele while speaking with journalists in  Abuja on Sunday ,stressed that the continued onslaughts on the Honourable members of the Edo State House of Assembly by Obaseki should be condemned and resisted by all lovers  of democracy because the legislature is an integral and critical component of democracy anywhere around the world. He described  the alleged actions as unlawful,  subversive and a damning threat to democracy in Nigeria. He maintained  that the deliberate and inordinate sabotage of the legitimate activities of the lawmakers in the State legislature is a direct  invitation to anarchy  and this must be promptly halted before the situation is allowed to get out of hands.