Electoral Act: Buhari Is Protecting Nigeria’s Democracy, Says Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has given further insight into the President’s decision to withhold assent from the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021.

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Shops, Houses Destroyed In Ebonyi Fire Outbreak

An inferno has gutted some houses, lock-up shops and property worth millions of  Naira around the Mile 50 layout, off Mile 50 road in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital.

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More Than 30 Killed In Sudan Gold Mine Collapse

  At least 31 miners were killed and eight missing in Sudan on Tuesday when a rudimentary gold mine collapsed, a government official said. The disaster occurred near Nuhud, a town about 500 kilometres (310 miles) west of Khartoum, said Khaled Dahwa, the head of the state-run Mineral Resources Company in West Kordofan. “Thirty-one traditional … Continue reading More Than 30 Killed In Sudan Gold Mine Collapse

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Katsina Govt Set To Conduct Elections In 16 LGAs

Preparations to conduct the long-awaited Local Government Elections in Katsina State have reached top gear with more than 70 per cent of necessary logistics required is currently on ground.

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Finland Bars Unvaccinated Travellers To Fight Omicron

  Finland announced on Tuesday it would block entry for foreign travellers who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19, as it steps up its fight against the highly mutated Omicron variant. Only foreign travellers with a negative Covid-19 test who can prove full vaccination or past infection will now be allowed to enter, the interior … Continue reading Finland Bars Unvaccinated Travellers To Fight Omicron

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Seven Die In Niger State Boat Mishap

No fewer than seven persons have died in a boat mishap at Zhigiri village in Shiroro Local Government of Niger State.

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Lengthy COVID-19 Break Did Man Utd No Favours, Says Maguire

Harry Maguire said a 16-day coronavirus break had done Manchester United no favours after they salvaged a 1-1 draw at Premier League strugglers Newcastle, leaving them seven points off the top four. Ralf Rangnick’s men needed a 71st-minute equaliser from half-time substitute Edinson Cavani after Allan Saint-Maximin scored a superb early opener, and were indebted … Continue reading Lengthy COVID-19 Break Did Man Utd No Favours, Says Maguire

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Barca’s Jordi Alba Tests Positive For COVID-19

  Barcelona’s Spanish international left-back Jordi Alba has tested positive for Covid-19, the club confirmed on Tuesday. “Jordi Alba has tested positive for COVID-19, ruling him out of Tuesday afternoon’s training session,” the La Liga club said in a statement. “The player is in good health and self-isolating at home.” Alba, 32, joins Frenchman Clement … Continue reading Barca’s Jordi Alba Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Eight Killed As Trailer Collides With Bus In Anambra

Eight people have died in an accident involving three vehicles on Agulu Lake Bridge by Awka-Ekwulobia Road in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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APC Faction Demands Probe Into Attack On Zamfara PDP Congress Venue

The All Progressives Congress (APC) faction in Zamfara has condemned the attack on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress in the state, demanding a probe into the incident.

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