A British news group on Thursday failed in its bid to have a libel case brought by Hollywood actor Johnny Depp thrown out, paving the way for a full court hearing. Depp, 57, is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN) over an April 2018 article in The Sun tabloid that claimed he had been violent toRead More
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Dubai police, Thursday handed over a suspected internet scamster and an Instagram influencer, Raymond Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, in the US.
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Dayo Johnson – Akure Ondo state Health Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro is dead. Reports from government quarters said he died of COVID-19. Who is Wahab Adegbenro? Wahab Oluropo Adegbenro was born on 5th June 1955 at Ilara-mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. After his elementary education at Muslim Primary School, Ilara-mokin. BetweenRead
By Bashiru Babatunde June 25, 2020, was a very sad day for many indigenes of Oyo State as the sad news of the death of Senator Abiola Ajimobi, immediate past governor of the state filtered in. Only last December when he turned 70, Ajimobi was full of life but he took ill as theRead More
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By Olasunkanmi Akoni Men of the Lagos State Fire Service and State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, have been deployed to Ayobo, Ipaja area of the state following Thursday, alarm raised by residents over spillage of substance suspected to be Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly called petrol from a vandalised pipeline of the Nigeria National PetroleumRead
By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado Ekiti As the crisis in Ekiti state chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC) rages unabated, ex-governor Ayodele Fayose has told the Special Adviser to President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu and former Minister of Works, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, to perish the thought of coming to the People’s Democratic PartyRead
THE Lagos State Government has claimed that the state’s Wharf Landing Fees Collecting Authority has legal backing to collect fees from vehicles cleared at the ports in Lagos.
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The Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted a 49-member National Campaign Council led by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state for the Sept. 19, governorship poll in Edo. This was contained in a statement in Abuja on Thursday by APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena. “Gov. Hope Uzodinma ofRead More
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA — PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed that the recently developed Economic Sustainability Plan, ESP, aimed at stimulating the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will extend protection to very poor Nigerians and other vulnerable groups through pro-poor spending. A statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the PresidentRead
The Kremlin on Thursday hailed as a “triumph” overwhelming backing in a national vote on constitutional reforms to extend President Vladimir Putin’s rule. The Central Elections Commission announced that 77.92 percent of voters had backed the reforms with a turnout of 67.97 percent after all votes had been counted. The Kremlin “definitely considers this as aRead
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has claimed she was left “unprotected” by the royal family from “false and damaging” media articles when she was pregnant, according to leaked documents published on Thursday. The claims were made in submissions as part of her high-profile case against the Mail on Sunday, website Mail Online and itsRead
The First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi will on Saturday speak at a webinar on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) organized by Media Women Forum, in partnership with Women Radio (91.7).
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ONE person was yesterday confirmed dead while scores of others sustained various degrees of injuries in Evwreni community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State in the aftermath of a perceived assassination attempt on the immediate past Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engr Sam Adjogbe.
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THE Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, WMC, has destroyed seized cannabis sativa otherwise locally known as Indian Hemp, valued at about N1.0 billion in Lagos.
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By David Royal Lola Omotayo-Okoye, the wife of Nigerian Music star, Peter Okoye, has narrated her experience with coronavirus. The mother-of-two described coronavirus as a horrible experience that she wouldn’t wish upon her worst enemy in a video she shared on Instagram on Wednesday. She wrote “I want to thank my doctor Dr Ayo whoRead More
New Zealand’s Health Minister has resigned, following a series of missteps during the COVID-19 pandemic. David Clark called a surprise news conference on Thursday, announcing he had stepped down from the role. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern demoted Clark in April after he was twice caught breaching the country’s coronavirus lockdown rules. He offered his resignationRead
Brendan Rodgers says Leicester need to “reset mentally” to stay in charge of their Champions League destiny after their slump continued with a 2-1 loss at Everton. The Foxes remain third in the Premier League but are fading, claiming just two points from their three games since the Premier League resumed. They were fortunate fourth-placedRead
By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has appointed Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to chair the its 49-member National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election. The Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the APC disclosed this in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by the Deputy NationalRead
By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has named two of its former National Chairmen, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and Comrade Adams Oshiomhole into the National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election. Both men had been at loggerheads in the lead-up to the APC primary election in Edo state, with Odigie-OyegunRead More
Kenya has launched an electronic court filing system that will allow parties to file cases online. Through the digital system, lawyers, prosecutors, and litigants will be able to file cases and serve court papers to defendants from their homes or offices without physically visiting the court premises. Chief Justice David Maraga said the new system,Read More