Eagles missing dressing room leaders – Etebo

Getafe midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has admitted that the exit of Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo from the Super Eagles has left the team short of leaders in the dressing room. Both players retired from the Eagles after featuring at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. the 24-year-old midfielder said, “They are leaders who […]

CSO kicks as Lagos demolishes houses during lockdown

Civil Society Organisation, Enough is Enough Nigeria, has condemned the demolition of houses in the Ogba area of Lagos State amid the coronavirus lockdown. It said the demolition exercise carried out by the Lagos State Government negated the stay-at-home and social distancing order of the government. It stated, “Reports reaching us say, Lagos State Government […]

Coronavirus: Don’t extend lockdown, NLC tells FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress has called on the Federal Government not to extend the lockdown order on COVID-19, warning that doing so might cause social unrest in the affected states and the Federal Capital Territory. In a letter addressed to the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and dater April 14, 2020, which […]

Tinubu mourns Anumudu’s death

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has mourned the death of the Chairman of Globe Motors Limited, Chief Willie Anumudu. Anumudu died on Wednesday. In his condolence message, Tinubu described the late Anumudu as a prominent businessman reputed for his industry and humanitarian activities. “Anumudu was a renowned philanthropist and businessman.  […]

Kwara begins budget review Friday

The Kwara State Government has said that it will on Friday begin its 2020 budget review session. This is designed to rework the N162bn budget to align with the current global economic realities. This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Mrs Oyeyemi Olasumbo, in Ilorin on Wednesday. She said […]

WHO warns ‘long way to go’ in coronavirus crisis

The global coronavirus crisis will not end any time soon, with many countries still in the early stages of the fight, health experts have warned as researchers revealed the first US deaths from the disease came weeks before the alarm was raised there. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than 180,000 people and infected 2.6 […]

Tom and Jerry, Popeye creator Gene Deitch dies at 95

Gene Deitch, an American Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, film director, and producer has died. He was 95. His Czech publisher, Petr Himmel, told The Associated Press Deitch died unexpectedly during the night from Thursday to Friday in his apartment in Prague’s Little Quarter neighborhood. No further details were given. Deitch’s movie “Munro” won the Academy Award […]

Life won’t return to normal after COVID-19 – Ihekweazu tells Nigerians

-Nigerians have been informed that life won’t return to normal; after the COVID-19 pandemic – This was stated by the director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu – The NCDC boss said a return to the pre-COVID lifestyle could bring about a high resurgence of the infection The director-general, Nigeria […]

Ghana Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown on Improved Preparedness

Ghana is Monday lifting a 21-day lockdown of its biggest cities after the restrictions bought the government enough time to improve its preparedness for the coronavirus pandemic, said President Nana Akufo-Addo. Ghana has spent the three-week lockdown to conduct more than 68,000 tests, more than seven times the amount of tests conducted in Nigeria. Ghana […]