President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, has told President Muhammadu Buhari and Governors that it was unfair to have locked states without provision of basic amenities amid the COVID-19 outbreak. NAN quoted him as warning federal and state governments that they may face rebellion from the masses. ASUU said while it […]
Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday, announced that eleven coronavirus patients have been discharged at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital. Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this in a post on his Twitter page, said the patients, which include two female and nine males tested negative. The Governor further thanked the health workers treating […]
Former two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman revealed that he counseled Deontay Wilder in the aftermath of his technical knockout loss to Tyson Fury back in February at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Wilder suffered his first career defeat and lost his WBC heavyweight crown when he was dropped twice and stopped in the seventhRead More
Youths of Ilutitun community in Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, vowed to resist plan by the state government to site an isolation centre in area. The Coordinator of Ilutitun Youth Development Forum, IYDF, Akintade Omokunle, said that the plan by government to convert the Mega School in the community to an […]
Courts are expected to attend to matters that are urgent, essential or time-bound, even during the lockdown, Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has said. Malami said this in a statement issued by Dr Umar Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Minister. “Speedy dispensation of justice is a cardinal principle ofRead
PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor told the Premier League and EFL on Wednesday that he will not agree to his members (footballers) taking a pay cut even while clubs face financial ruin and non-playing staff are being furloughed. According to The Guardian, only wage deferrals are ‘sensible’ and will be considered by the PFA. ItRead More
The Sokoto State Police Command has confirmed the recovery of 22 bodies of persons allegedly killed by bandits in Sabon-Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto state. The Command’s spokesman, Mr. Muhammad Sadiq, told journalists on Thursday that the deceased was shot when bandits attacked the area, NAN reports. Sadiq said police received information on Wednesday […]
The young nurse who took part in the treatment of the Benue Coronavirus index case in Makurdi, names withheld, who earlier allegedly fled from the town after the status of the index case was made public, has been apprehended and placed on isolation.
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Avocats Sans Frontières France (Lawyers Without Borders France), ASF France, has called on security agencies to exercise decorum and respect human rights in the discharge of their duty in maintaining law and order while enforcing the lockdown.
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ABUJA-THE federal government has expressed fears that its ongoing efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus may be derailed by persons coming into the country through land borders.
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The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria's land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.
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Belgian football chiefs have canceled the rest of the 2019/20 season and crowned Club Brugge champions of the Jupiler Pro League due to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe, according to the Daily Mail. They voted unanimously for cancellation in a conference call on Thursday, and it is expected to be approved by […]
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The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has carried out a successful raid on Boko Haram hideout. Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, said this in a statement on Thursday. The latest attack was executed at Parisu, a Boko Haram Terrorists’ hideout, within the Sambisa Forest on March 31. This followed […]
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