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COVID-19: Airlines lament low patronage

Some Airlines in the country operating at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja have expressed dissatisfaction over low passengers’ patronage since reopening after the COVID-19-induced lockdown. During separate interviews with…

Politics

Ondo Poll: AAC vows to sue INEC for replacing party’s deputy gov’s name

The African Action Congress(AAC) said it would take legal action against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for replacing the name of its Ondo deputy governorship candidate with an unknown one.…

Agriculture

Osun gives N2.2 million to 14 tomatoe, pepper growers

The Osun State Government on Monday kicked off its farming empowerment programme with the distribution of N2.2 million naira for 14 tomatoes and pepper growers. At the presentation of the…

Business

Customs in Seme intercepts 136,350 litres of petrol, 79 used cars

Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 79 used vehicles known as ‘Tokunbo’ and 136,350 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) called petrol in the last six…

Metro

Coronavirus: 53 Osun residents sentenced to 2-hour community service for not wearing face mask

An Osun State Magistrate in Osogbo on Tuesday sentenced no fewer than 53 residents to two-hour community service for violating COVID-19 guidelines. They were sentenced after the state Joint Task…

Sports

COVID-19: Airlines lament low patronage

Some Airlines in the country operating at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja have expressed dissatisfaction over low passengers’ patronage since reopening after the COVID-19-induced lockdown. During separate interviews with…

Religion

Eid-El-Kabir: Eburu felicitates with Muslims

The Eburu of Iba, Oba (Prof.) Adekunle Adeogun Okunoye, Oyedeji II, has felicitated with all Muslims in Iba on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. The monarch, in a congratulatory…

Education

Abuja authorities announce school resumption for exit students

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced the reopening of schools for students in final year classes. Students in JSS3 and SS3 are expected to return to school on August…

Health

NMA submits draft anti-quackery bill to C/River Assembly

The Nigerian Medical Association in Cross River has submitted the anti-quackery draft bill to the Cross River House of Assembly for legislative scrutiny. The Chairman of NMA in the state,…

Entertainment

Majek Fashek is dead

The Nigerian reggae legend, Majemodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, is dead. He died in a hospital in New York on Monday, according to his manager, Omenka Uzoma. Uzoma…

Law

Alleged money laundering: Court orders Diezani to surrender self for trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to appear before it and answer to a money laundering charge filed against her by the…

Opinion

Tribute to my political godfather – Pa Ayo Fasanmi.

By Chief Bisi Akande 1. I’m suddenly made a political orphan by the passing of Papa Ayo Fasanmi at this point. It is shocking and very painful to me personally…