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 […]

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 […]

Lagos opens coronavirus testing sites in 20 councils

The Lagos State government has disclosed it has opened test centres in 20 Local government areas in the state. The government revealed that the testing site is operating based on appointments and not emergency, as it urged residents to call the centers if there’s need for tests to be conducted To book the appointment, residents […]

BREAKING: Abba Kyari dies after battle with coronavirus

The Presidency has announced the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari. Media aides to the president Garba Shehu and Femi Adesina Twitted Saturday morning. “Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari, passes on. May God rest his soul. Amen. Funeral arrangements to be announced soon.” Femi Adesina […]