SpaceX Brings NASA Astronauts Safely Home In Milestone Mission

    America’s first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade returned safely to Earth on Sunday, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico. The mission, carried out jointly by NASA and the private company SpaceX, demonstrated that the United States has the capacity once more to send its … Continue reading SpaceX Brings NASA Astronauts Safely Home In Milestone Mission

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Mother Of Victim Killed By Fallen Container Demands Justice

  A week after a freak accident claimed the lives of some bus passengers at Ilasamaja bus stop in Lagos State, the mother of one of the victims is seeking for justice. Mrs Chineze Ajoku who is a widow and mother of 27-year-old Chidinma Ajoku who died alongside her colleague while returning from work, wants … Continue reading Mother Of Victim Killed By Fallen Container Demands Justice

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Dele Adesina Calls For Fresh NBA Elections

  One of the presidential candidates in the 2020 elections of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dele Adesina, has asked the Body of Trustees of the association to cancel the just concluded polls. In his 11 page petition to the body, Adesina described the election as “electronic fraud, illegal and unconstitutional.” The elections were conducted … Continue reading Dele Adesina Calls For Fresh NBA Elections

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Ogun Cancels COVID-19 Test Requirements For Returning SS3 Boarding Students

  The Ogun state government has stepped down its stand which held that the COVID-19 test is to be used as a mandatory requirement for returning students in exit classes.  Governor Dapo Abiodun announced the cancellation of the initial injunction via a Twitter statement on Monday. In his communique which was titled “Ogun Makes COVID-19 … Continue reading Ogun Cancels COVID-19 Test Requirements For Returning SS3 Boarding Students

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Falana Calls For Probe Of Conditions In Nigeria’s $79bn Foreign Loans

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana has called on the National Assembly to probe the conditions of Nigeria’s foreign loans totalling about $79.5bn. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, Falana wondered why much emphasis should just be on the $3.1billion to be secured from … Continue reading Falana Calls For Probe Of Conditions In Nigeria’s $79bn Foreign Loans

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Late Funtua Was A Pillar Of Support To My Government – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said the late Isa Funtua was a pillar of support to his government, saying his death is a national loss.  Funtua passed away on Monday, July 20th, aged 78 with President Buhari in a letter to the family, saying the late publisher helped his government in several ways. “Malam … Continue reading Late Funtua Was A Pillar Of Support To My Government – Buhari

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Thousands Evacuated As Firefighters Battle To Contain California Inferno

    More than 2,200 firefighters were battling a blaze that was burning out of control Monday in southern California, threatening thousands of people and homes east of Los Angeles. The Apple Fire, which broke out Friday near the city of San Bernardino, has so far burnt more than 20,000 acres (8,000 hectares), sending up … Continue reading Thousands Evacuated As Firefighters Battle To Contain California Inferno

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CAF Approves Revised Calendar For Inter-clubs Competitions

  The Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football, (CAF) has approved the revised calendar for the Inter-clubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. CAF also announced that the semi-final matches of the CAF Champions League will be played on a home and away basis in September. Following the withdrawal of Cameroon … Continue reading CAF Approves Revised Calendar For Inter-clubs Competitions

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WAEC: Kano Govt To Reopen Schools On August 10

  Kano State Government has approved the reopening of Senior Secondary Schools in the state on August 10 to enable exit students to sit for their final examinations. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by the state Commissioner of Education, Sunusi Kiru. The Commissioner explained that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje approved the resumption … Continue reading WAEC: Kano Govt To Reopen Schools On August 10

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Wike Signs Revised N300bn 2020 Budget

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has signed into law the revised 2020 budget of N300.3billion. The budget represents a 48 per cent decrease after a downward review from N530.8billion initially proposed last year. Governor Wike signed the budget on Wednesday in the presence of the deputy governor, the Speaker of the House, members of … Continue reading Wike Signs Revised N300bn 2020 Budget

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