Police arrest 6 Shiites in Abuja over violent protest…

The FCT Police Command has arrested six Shi’ite members for alleged involvement in a violent protest in Abuja on Monday. The Command spokesperson, ASP Mariam Yusuf, disclosed in a statement that the police successfully restored calm in the Central Business District “after professionally dispersing a violent protest by some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement…

US President, Biden, speaks to Russia’s Vladimir Putin on phone,...

U.S. President Joe Biden spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday for the first time since taking office and raised concerns about Russian activities including the treatment of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the White House said. White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki announced the phone call between the two leaders at her daily briefing….

EFCC Arrests 13-Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Ibadan…

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, January 25, 2021, arrested 13 suspected internet fraudsters in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Others are: Bakare Omolayo, Adesuntola Adebayo, Ridwan Gbolahan, Abdulfatai Waliu, Olayiwola Olamilekan, Raji Wasiu, Olawale Ibrahim and Tajudeen Mojeed. Four cars, Phones, Laptops and other incriminating documents used in…

Profile: Meet Nigeria’s new Service Chiefs…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed new Service Chiefs to oversee the security apparatus of the country. This according to a statement by the Presidential Special Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, follows the resignation and retirement of the former service chiefs. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff,…

Gov AbdulRazaq signs 2021 budget, says Kwara poised for devt…

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on has signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law, with assurances that the administration will build on the ongoing infrastructural development and increased investments in social protection and youths empowerment. Signing the N137.6bn appropriation bill into law, the Governor commended the House members for their hard work, adding that the…

Reckless Driver killed Oshodi pedestrian not us – LASG Task...

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Task Force has said it is not responsible for the death of a young man which occured in the Oshodi Area of the state on Tuesday morning. In a statement issued via the official Twitter handle of the Lagos State Government, the Task Force described the social media…

Reckless Driver killed Oshodi pedestrian not us – LASG Task...

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Task Force has said it is not responsible for the death of a young man which occured in the Oshodi Area of the state on Tuesday morning. In a statement issued via the official Twitter handle of the Lagos State Government, the Task Force described the social media…

Sanwo-Olu launches three Mobile Chest X-RAY vans for TB screening…

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Joke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday launched three Mobile Chest X-ray vans to support Tuberculosis (TB) screening, active case search & improve TB diagnosis in Lagos Communities. “It is hoped that the introduction of this Chest X-ray screening will bridge the gap of inadequate logistics for TB diagnosis, improve childhood TB…

Thomas Tuchel appointed as Chelsea new head coach…

Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new head coach of Chelsea football Club. Tuchel joins the club following a two-and-a-half year spell at French champions Paris Saint-Germain, which came to an end last month. He will be the first German to manage Chelsea and arrives having guided PSG to four major honours and the…

Wike, PANDEF hail President Buhari over appointment of new service...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) have lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for sacking the service chiefs and appointing new ones. Wike in a statement by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, said though the appointment was belated, it shows the President was listening to calls for…

Kwara’s pioneer Grand Khadi, Justice Orire dies at 87…

The pioneer grand khadi of the Kwara state Shariah Court of Appeal, Justice Abdkadri Orire is dead. He died on Tuesday at the age of 87. In a condolence message, Kwara state governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq described the late jurist as an examplary leader who distinguished himself as erudite legal scholar, researcher, Muslim community leader…