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HURIWA wants forensic investigation into rape, murder of Omozuwa in Benin Church

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to immediately constitute a team of investigators and speedily bring the... Read More →

COVID-19: Olubadan bans masqueraders’, orders stay at home rituals

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has banned masqueraders’ dance to his palace and to other chiefs during the 2020 Egungun Festival due to COVID-19 requirements. The Olubadan... Read More →

Manchester United agrees new deal to extend Ighalo’s stay until January 2021

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

Manchester United have agreed to extend Odion Ighalo’s loan spell from parent club Shanghai Shenhua for another seven months, reports mirror.co.uk. Ighalo seemed destined to return to the... Read More →

Dozens killed in Burkina Faso market massacre

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

Gunmen killed at least 25 people in an attack on a market in eastern Burkina Faso, the local governor said Sunday, a day after an attack in the north claimed 15 lives. Local residents say the... Read More →

Rocket fire kills five civilians in Libya capital

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

Rocket fire on the Libyan capital killed at least five civilians on Sunday, the UN-recognised government said, blaming rival forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar for the attack. “Five... Read More →

Commuters decry tariff hike by BRT, plans boycott of services

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

Commuters in Lagos have continued to express dissatisfaction over the hike in fares by the Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state. Recall that the... Read More →

Air Peace airlifts 312 Indian nationals

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, has evacuated 312 Indian citizens from Nigeria back to their country in a 10-hour non-stop flight. Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide, the Chief Operating Officer of... Read More →

PDP wins council polls in Cross River, result pending in eight

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won 10 out of the 18 local government councils’ polls. This is the result in the first set of result announced yesterday by Chairman of Cross River... Read More →

Top Boko Haram/ISWAP fighter surrenders to MNJTF

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

A top fighter (name withheld) of Boko Haram and Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP); has surrendered to Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), while conducting artillery and air... Read More →

COVID -19: Commission distributes PPEs to refugees in Cross River State

Sun May 31st, 2020     Comments

The National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has distributed various Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) items to refugees in Ogoja, Cross River state... Read More →