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NLC announces nationwide protest over petrol, electricity price increase

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has finalised its plan to stage a nationwide rally on September 28 to protest the increase in the prices of petrol and electricity tariff. The National Executive Council (NEC) of the NLC Tuesday endorsed the decision of the Central Working Committee (CWC) which resolved to commence …

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‘The Fight Is Over,’ Obaseki Extends Hand Of Fellowship To Oshiomole, Ize-Iyamu

The re-elected Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has extended a hand of fellowship to leaders and members of the opposing party, All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Obaseki while receiving his certificate of return on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, said the fight is …

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Unilorin To Resume Classes Sept. 30 – Management

The Management of the University of Ilorin Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) has disclosed that the school would commence academic activities for the 2020/2021 Session on Sept. 30. Prof. Esther Omosewo, the Director of the Programme, in University’s bulletin said that the session would run through June 2021. According …

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Governor Inuwa Yahaya pays condolence visit to Zazzau Emirate

Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has paid a condolence visit to the ancient city of Zaria where he commiserated with the royal family, the emirate as well as people of Kaduna state over the demise of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris, CFR who died yesterday at …

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ANALYSIS: How Gender factor ‘propelled’ Ishaku Abbo to victory against Binta, APC in 2019.

The senator representing Adamawa north in the Nigerian senate, Ishaku Abbo sailed through  less opposition to secure his first mandate into the Nigerian senate in 2019. Mr Abbo, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), polled  79, 337 to defeat his main rival, Senator Binta Marsi Garba of the All …

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Gombe Governor mourns Emir of Zazzau, HRH Dr. Shehu Idris

Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has expressed sadness over the demise of the Emir of Zazzau, His Royal Highness, Alhaji ( Dr) Shehu Idris, CFR who passed on today at the age of 84 years. Governor Inuwa Yahaya, in a condolence message, described the death of the traditional …

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Boss Mustapha hails peaceful polls

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has described the conduct of the Edo governorship election as satisfactory. Mr Mustapha said against popular predictions, “the election was quite peaceful except for a few and isolated skirmishes.” “Nigeria has disappointed those who predicted massive disruption. The elections …

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NAFDAC disowns Air Doctor, other COVID-19 blockers despite rise in their popularity

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has disowned Air Doctor and other products that are marketed as capable of blocking COVID-19 from infecting the wearers. The regulatory agency told newmen that the devices have not been registered by NAFDAC, even though it received applications for registration of some …

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Obaseki Takes Lead In Edo Governorship Election

Incumbent Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki sprung into a commanding lead Sunday morning as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) started to announce results of polls conducted across the state on Saturday. As expected by many, Obaseki’s closest challenger is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor …

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BREAKING: Lagos reopens cinemas, gyms, recreational centres, others

Lagos has approved reopening of cinemas, gyms, spas and recreational centres in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during a briefing on Saturday. Cinemas and other recreational centres were closed in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Sanwo-Olu, however, noted that cinemas must keep strictly to …

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