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WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination – US
WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s No...

WTO DG: Why We Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Nomination – US

The United States has explained its stance not to back Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General position, noting the position must be held by ‘someone with real, hands-on experience in the field’. The US instead has thrown its weight behind South... read more »

#EndSARS: Schools in Lagos to Resume on Monday
#EndSARS: Schools in Lagos to Resume on ...

#EndSARS: Schools in Lagos to Resume on Monday

The Lagos State government has approved the reopening of private and public schools across the state from Monday, November 2, 2020 after they were shutdown in the heat of the #EndSARS protests. This was disclosed in a statement titled, ‘LASG approves reopening of schools from Monday’, by... read more »

Edo police parade 126 suspects for jail-break, looting, others
#ENDSARS: Edo Police Parade Suspects for...

#ENDSARS: Edo Police Parade Suspects for Jail-breaking Looting, and other O...

The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded 126 suspects in connection with the jail-breaks, looting and vandalism in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests across the nation. According to the breakdown released by the State Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, 106 suspects were arrested... read more »

NSCDC dismisses Officer Caught on Tape for Looting COVID-19 Palliatives
NSCDC Dismisses Officer Caught on Tape L...

NSCDC Dismisses Officer Caught on Tape Looting COVID-19 Palliatives

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismissed an officer Corps Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division, Abuja, who was caught on tape participating in the looting of COVID-19 palliatives discovered in the area. The Media Assistant to the Commandant General NSCDC,... read more »

WAEC Discloses SSCE Results Release Date, See When
WAEC Discloses SSSCE Results Release Dat...

WAEC Discloses SSSCE Results Release Date, See When

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced that the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations will be released next week. Students sat for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination between August 17, 2020 and Saturday, September 12 2020 after the... read more »

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NFF Appoints New Media Officers for National Teams as Old Ones Bow Out

NFF Appoints New Media Officers for National Teams as Old Ones Bow Out

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed new Media Officers for the country’s men and women senior football teams. This was contained in a statement by the football body’s... read more »

Bobrisky Buys Newly Released Iphone 12 Pro, See How Much

Bobrisky Buys Newly Released Iphone 12 Pro, See How Much

Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky has become one of the first Nigerian celebrities to acquire the newly released iPhone 12 Pro. The male-barbie took to... read more »

FG Declares Thursday Public holiday to Mark Eid-el Maolud Celebration

FG Declares Thursday Public holiday to Mark Eid-el Maolud Celebration

The Federal Government (FG) has declared Thursday as a public holiday to celebrate this year’s Eid-el Maolud. The celebration is in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet... read more »

Motorists Whine as Petrol Scarcity Rocks Abuja (Photos)

Motorists Lament as Petrol Scarcity Rocks Abuja (Photos)

There has been scarcity of Premium Motor Spirt (PMS) popularly known as petrol in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja as long queues were seen at most filling stations in the city,... read more »

Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise Television Fine

Abaribe Condemns NBC over Channels, AIT, Arise Television Fine

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Tuesday requested the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to stop limiting the right of Nigerians to free speech. Abaribe who made the request... read more »