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Daily Archives: January 24, 2020

Nigeria qualifies for 2020 World Ultra Runners Championship

South African, Nigerian and Zimbabwean teams have qualified for the 2020 World Ultra Runners Championship at the Valuejet Remo 50 kilometres Ultra Race held in Sagamu and Ikenne. Dapo Sotiminu, Media Coordinator, 2019 Remo Valuejet Ulra Race, made this known [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Ekiti poll: Fayemi tasks police on killing

Governor Kayode Fayemi Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has directed the police to fish out the killers of one Dotun Kosedake who was shot during Saturday’s local government election in the state. The governor gave the directive in a statement [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Lagos: Doctors screen civil servants for hypertension, others

By Chioma Obinna Lagos State  medical doctors, on Saturday treated free of charge over 1000 civil servants under the employ of the state government for various ailments including hypertension, diabetes, malaria and other ailments.  The participants benefited from free medical [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Don’t be fulll time housewives NGO tells women

women Mrs. Rachael Adewumi, founder of TAKEM Empowerment Initiatives (TEIs), an NGO, has advised women against remaining full-time housewives. Adewumi, at an end-of-year party on Sunday in Abuja, urged women to get an employment or learn a trade. The  party [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

I won’t contest election at any level again – Goje

Danjuma Goje By Henry Umoru FORMER governor of Gombe state  and Chairman, Senate Committee on Marine Transport, Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje, of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  Gombe Central has finally withdrawn from politics, saying he will not contest in [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

BSN to govt: Alleviate suffering of disabled persons

General Secretary, Bible Society of Nigeria, BSN, Dr. Dare Ajiboye, General Director, Scripture Union, Mr. Philips Odelana, Coordinator Nigeria Sign Language, pastor Victor Ajayi and elder in charge of Christian Mission for the deaf church, Elder Bunmi James during the [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

PDP rejects Ekiti council poll, calls for outright cancellation

Peoples Democratic Party The State chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Barr. Adegboyega Oguntuase has rejected the results of the election, calling for outright cancellation. Oguntuase who made this known while addressing journalist in Ado-Ekiti on Sunday said the election [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Lagos Govt. seals 24 pharmacies, patent medicine stores

Lagos State Government The Lagos State Government says it has sealed 24 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in various parts of the state for illegal operation and operating beyond scope of pharmaceutical practice. Prof. Akin Abayomi, the state Commissioner for [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Osinbajo prepares to speak at UAE peace forum

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on  Sunday depart for the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates(UAE). Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president would deliver the keynote address [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Sowore, person of interest to DSS, says presidency

By David O Royal The presidency has noted that Omoyele Sowore is a person of interest to the Department of State Services, DSS. According to the presidency, it should not surprise anyone who has followed Sowore’s actions and words that [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Sowore: Disband DSS now, says CDHR

By Ozioruva Aliu THE Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, (CDHR) yesterday called for the disbandment of the Department for State Services (DSS) over the controversial re-arrest of right activist, Omoyele Sowore in a courtroom in Abuja. In a [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

WADA meet with Russia’s sporting fate in their hands

Russia will discover Monday whether they will be banished from sporting competitions, including the Olympic Games, for four years when the World Anti-Doping Agency hold a crunch meeting in Lausanne. WADA’s executive committee is expected to approve a recommendation by [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Nutrition Survey will lead to improved quality healthcare — Experts

Nutrition studies now in schools curricular — Nutrition Society of Nigeria Research experts with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), have said that the National Nutrition and Health Survey, known as SMART, would lead to an improvement in quality healthcare [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Egwunyenga takes over as DELSU VC, calls for reconciliation among staff

Prof. Andy Egwunyenga New Vice-Chancellor of the Delta State University, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Monday, called for reconciliation among staff and students, saying “ we all need to forgive each other in order to move the institution forward”. Egwunyenga made the [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

‘Son-aldo!’: Mourinho salutes South Korean’s wonder-goal

Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (L) speaks with Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho (R) during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Burnley at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on December 7, 2019. [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

NO ‘TURENCHI’: ‘Our abductors believed every Nigerian must understand Hausa!’

Danjuma …Danjuma, Vanguard man, narrates three days of horrors in kidnappers’ den By Dirisu Yakubu Freedom is priceless, says Danjuma Amoni, Vanguard’s circulation representative in Abuja, who was abducted by gunmen along Jos-Abuja expressway. After spending three days in a [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Club World Cup: FIFA switches stadium for final

Qatar has postponed to next year the opening of Education City Stadium, its second newly-built venue for the 2022 football World Cup, FIFA said on Saturday. The venue was due to be inaugurated when it hosted the semi-final of the [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say
Breaking: Andy Ruiz demands third fight from Anthony Joshua

Breaking: Andy Ruiz demands third fight from Anthony Joshua

During an interview after the match he lost to Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz shouted into the microphone, “Who wants to see a third fight”, Joshua replies: “If you’ve heard, you’ll see a third.” I take that as a confirmation they’ll [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Abonnema Youth Call for Immediate Burial of High Chief Dr O. B. Lulu-Briggs

Youth of the Oruwari Briggs House of Abonnema Community in Rivers State, comprising the 7 family compounds over which High Chief Dr. O. B. Lulu-Briggs, OON, DCF, DSSRS, presided as paramount ruler, have called for his immediate burial, without further [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Denuclearization off negotiating table with United States ― North Korea

US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un (L). PHOTO: AFP North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday that denuclearization is off the negotiating table with the United States and lengthy talks with [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say

Four dead in shooting near Mexico’s presidential residence

Four people were killed and two injured in a shooting on Saturday near Mexico’s National Palace, the presidential residence in the capital’s historic downtown, officials said. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was travelling outside of Mexico City on Saturday. Preliminary [...]

December 8, 2019 What the papers say