Nigeria Confirms 453 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 47,743…

  Nigeria has recorded 453 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 47,743. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Wednesday night via Twitter. Giving a breakdown of the figures, the health agency said the new cases were recorded in Lagos, the FCT and…

Biden, Harris Launch Campaign With Call To ‘Rebuild’ Post-Trump US…

WILMINGTON, DE – AUGUST 12: The new campaign logo is displayed at the podium before Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) arrive to deliver remarks at the Alexis Dupont High School on August 12, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Harris is the first Black woman and…

NAS Decries Southern Kaduna Killings, Seeks FG’s Action…

By Chuks Onwudinjo The National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has expressed concern over the resurgence of killings in Kaura, Zango-Kataf, Kajuru and Jema’a local government areas in southern Kaduna, that have left other innocent citizens brutalized, maimed and traumatized. In a press statement made available to THISDAY, titled ‘Stop the Killings in Southern Kaduna”…

Obaseki Promises Agbede Community Trailer Park, New Roads…

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called on leaders and residents of Agbede in Etsako West Local Government Area (LGA) to provide his administration with 10 hectares of land where a trailer park will be constructed to improve economic activities in the area. The governor also promised to construct more roads and other infrastructural…

Mikel Admits He’s Open to a Return to England…

Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel has left the door open to a return to English football. The 33-year-old, who won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012, is currently without a club having left Turkish side Trabzonspor by mutual consent in March. “Yes, there are interested clubs and England is a strong possibility…

Varsity senate, ASUU, others kick as UNILAG VC sacked

Tribune Online Varsity senate, ASUU, others kick as UNILAG VC sacked There were palpable fears, apprehension and confusion in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, community, on Wednesday following the counter-reports with one claiming the termination of the appointment of the university’s vice-chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin and the other refuted the claim. While the university’s registrar,…

Israeli Lawmakers Reject Bill Targeting Netanyahu Over Indictment

Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday rejected an opposition bill that would have made it illegal for an indicted member of parliament to form a government. SEE ALSO: Pressure Mounts on British PM Over Refusal to Sack Top Aide The motion was targeted at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is standing trial on charges of bribery, fraud…

EXCLUSIVE: UNILAG Senate Members Vow To Fight Humiliation, Removal Of...

Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Some members of the University of Lagos Senate have berated Chairman of the Governing Council and Pro Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin, over the humiliation and removal of the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Ogundipe’s removal was announced on Wednesday after a council meeting at the National Universities Commission headquarters located on…

International Youth Day: Our Time Is Now By Ezra Ajiboye…

Today should be a day of Reflection; a day to look inwards. Not like other days. Today, we, as youth, in the, arguably, most endowed territory of the planet-Earth, must take time out to ponder why our many Blessings have little or no impact on our Development as a people.  Today, we must look beyond…

Makinde approves promotion, payment of gratuity for 97 officers dismissed...

Seyi Makinde …. awards contract for completion of 12.5km Challenge-Odo Ona Elewe-Apata road By Adeola Badru GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, approved the promotion and payment of civil servants dismissed in 2012, by the immediate-past administration who were recalled by the present administration. This was disclosed to newsmen in Ibadan by the state’s…

Make Assembly Complex safe for our sittings – Edo lawmakers…

By Bisi Olaniyi, Southsouth Bureau Chief The 17 All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo lawmakers have directed security chiefs to chase the hoodlums occupying the Assembly complex. One of the 17 lawmakers confided in The Nation this was one of the resolutions at the sitting on Wednesday. They mandated the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone…