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Billionaire Businessman, Bolu Akin-Olugbade, Dies of Covid-19

Aare Boluwatife Akin-Olugbade, Owu Kingdom's Ona Kakanfo Arena, is gone. The man of means, taste and style who is thought to be one of the largest Rolls-Royce collectors in the world is confirmed to have died of Covid-19. He was said...

Ndubuisi Kanu, Ex-Imo And Lagos Military Administrator Is Dead

Ndubisi Kanu, the former military governor of the states of Imo and Lagos, is buried.The former Rear Admiral, 78, passed away after a brief illness in a hospital on Wednesday. His region of birth, Ugwunta in Isukwuato, Abia State Local...

President Buhari approves 95 Ambassadors designate

The posting of Ambassadors-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad was authorised by President Muhammadu Buhari. This development was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs via its Permanent Secretary, Amb. Gabriel Aduda, on Tuesday. 43 Career Ambassadors and 52 Non-career Ambassadors are...

Benue State Governor Urges Citizens To Take COVID-19 Test, Observe Protocols

In order to complement the government's efforts to tackle the pandemic, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged the citizens of the state to go for testing and recognize their COVID-19 status. In a statement by its Chief Press Secretary,...

Court Dismisses Suit Against Rotimi Akeredolu, Says The Case Is Statute-barred

The Federal High Court of Abuja dismissed a suit questioning the legitimacy of the primary election that Rotimi Akeredolu had made as the nominee for governor of the All Democratic Congress in the most recent governorship election. The presiding judge,...

North Korea’s Kim Vows To Strengthen Nuclear Arsenal

On Wednesday, days before Joe Biden takes office as US president, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to improve his country's nuclear arsenal as he delivered his closing address to a top ruling party conference, state television showed. Kim...

YouTube Suspends Trump Channel For Week Over Violence Fears

Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday suspended the channel of President Donald Trump temporarily and deleted a video for breaching its policy against encouraging crime, joining other social media sites in blocking his accounts after the Capitol riot last week. Trump's...

IGP Redeploys 21 Commissioners Of Police

The Police Inspector-General, Mohammed Adamu, directed 21 Police Commissioners to be redeployed to new commands and formations. A statement on Tuesday by CSP Aremu Adeniran, Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, said the redeployments were with immediate effect. Those affected include CP...

Two killed, Others Injured In Kaduna Community

Two locals between Bakin Kogi and Narido village in the Kauru Local Government area of Kaduna State have been ambushed and killed by unknown gunmen. Operation Safe Haven troops, on Tuesday, told the Kaduna State Government of the attack. Samuel Aruwan,...

COVID-19: Buhari’s Government Gives Reasons For Second Lockdown

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said that if the increase in COVID-19 cases continues, the Federal Government will be left with no other choice but to enforce another lockdown. According to her, “We hope we never have to...
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COVID-19: LASU Shuts Hostels As Three Students Test Positive

The Management of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, have ordered the closure of all hostels. Mr...