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Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

2019/2020 Academic session: LASG directs schools to resume January 6th

Kindly Share This Story: Lagos State Government By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Government has directed students of both Public and Private Schools to return to school for the second term 2019/2020 Academic Session on Monday, January 6, 2020. A statement [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

FAAN closes Port Harcourt Airport temporarily over bush fire incident

Kindly Share This Story: New Port Harcourt Airport Intnl terminal The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the temporary closure of  Port Harcourt International Airport runway following a bush fire incident near the area. The General Manager, Corporate [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

14 killed in Burkina Faso bus blast

Kindly Share This Story: At least 14 people have died and four injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blew up a bus in north-western Burkina Faso. The vehicle was mainly carrying students back to their places of study after [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Solskjaer set for talks with Pogba over Raiola’s Man Utd insults

Kindly Share This Story: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he will speak with Paul Pogba after his agent Mino Raiola made inflammatory comments about Manchester United earlier this week. “Pogba’s problem is Manchester: it is a club out of touch [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Aino Oni Okpaku is like Susanne Wenger, art critics testify of late proprietress of Quintessence

Kindly Share This Story: Aino Oni Okpaku, the late proprietress of Quintessence Arts Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos. By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor Those who knew the proprietress of Quintessence Art Gallery Ikoyi Lagos, Chief Mrs. Aino Oni Okpaku who died in [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Why peace efforts fail in Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian Flag By Tonnie Iredia Every human society is open to conflict because disputes thrive in any event which involves divergent interests. Five men docked for alleged cultism in Lagos If conflict is thus an inevitable [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

NDLEA arrests 127 drug suspects, convicts 34 in Adamawa

Kindly Share This Story: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamawa Command, convicted 34 drug offenders and arrested 127 suspects in 2019. The NDLEA Commander in the state, Alhaji Idris Bello told journalists on Saturday in Yola that the [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Every day is minus one

Kindly Share This Story: By Muyiwa Adetiba The year 2019 and its baggage, came to a final, inexorable end this week. It was without a whimper. In fact, it was so seamless that one had to make an effort to [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

14 students killed in northwestern Burkina Faso

Kindly Share This Story: Burkina Faso Flag Fourteen students died on Saturday morning in Toeni, Sourou province, in northwestern Burkina Faso when the bus transporting them jumped on a mine, Xinhua learned from a security source. “A bus transporting students [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Adamawa commences implementation of minimum wage

Kindly Share This Story: By Umar Yusuf Adamawa state has commenced the implementation of new minimum wage with effect from December 2019. The state did not only start the implementation of the #30, 000 as approved by the Federal government, [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Police arrest 27 for suspected kidnapping, robbery in Benue

Kindly Share This Story: Police Peter Duru – Makurdi At least 27 persons were arrested for alleged kidnapping, robbery and theft during the yuletide period in Benue State. The state Commissioner of Police, Garba Mukkadas, who disclosed this at a [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Bayern to sign young Schalke keeper on free transfer

Kindly Share This Story: Alexander Nuebel Goalkeeper Alexander Nuebel has agreed to join Bayern Munich on a free transfer becoming the latest potential successor to Manuel Neuer, the club announced on Saturday. The 23-year-old, who has played 17 times for [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Damilola Ogunbiyi out of REA takes top UN Energy job

Kindly Share This Story: Damilola Ogunbiyi October 29, 2019, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi, as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of United Nations-Energy. Guterres welcomed the [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Jim Montgomery: Fired Dallas Stars coach enters alcohol rehab

Kindly Share This Story: Jim Montgomery Former Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery, fired last month as coach of the NHL club, said Friday he is receiving treatment for alcohol abuse and has entered a rehabilitation program. Montgomery, a 50-year-old Canadian [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

N700m election fraud: Ize-Iyamu, four others to be re-arraigned Feb 13

Kindly Share This Story: Ize-Iyamu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2016 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and four others will on Thursday, February 13, 2020, be re-arraigned on charges bordering on a N700 million [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say
Why Lai is unusually quiet

Why Lai is unusually quiet

Kindly Share This Story: By Emmanuel Aziken The relative quietness of Alhaji Lai Mohammed in the face of raging political agitations within and outside his native Kwara State is not for nothing. Lai, who led the O‘to‘ge revolution, apparently has [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Greek referee’s home attacked for a second time

Kindly Share This Story: The home of a Greek referee was on Friday attacked for the second time in two weeks, raising the possibility of a strike by football officials. The glass entrance door to Angelos Evangelou’s home was smashed [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Nwodo, indigenous priests, professors storm Nanka for annual lecture series

Kindly Share This Story: …As Igwe Ezeilo celebrates 1st Ofala, marks 3 years on the throne By Nwabueze Okonkwo The people of Nanka community in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra state are already in high spirit as they [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

2023: Northern agenda will create instability — Iwuanyanwu

Kindly Share This Story: •It’s the turn of South East to produce president•Says restructuring must start now in the interest of federating units By Chinonso Alozie Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu ELDER statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has warned that the Northern agenda to [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

My Stella: One in a Million

Kindly Share This Story: Very few women break through the glass ceiling in their careers. This is not necessarily because women are not hard working; it’s just that no matter how much they try, the barriers and limitations to their [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Series of bomb letters reported in Dutch cities

Kindly Share This Story: Web Image Following several bomb letters in recent days, a new bomb letter was reported on Friday at the Okura Hotel in the south of Amsterdam, the Dutch police reported. “Employees from the mail room of [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Tawari Attack: Buhari condemns killing of 19 people by gunmen

Kindly Share This Story: President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the murder of 19 people by unknown gunmen attack in Tawari community of Kogi Local Government Area, Kogi State. The president expressed his feelings in a statement by [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Soleimani was plotting ‘big action’ threatening US lives ― Pompeo

Kindly Share This Story: Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani was planning imminent action that threatened American citizens when the general was killed in a [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say

Iranian commander: UN chief urges restraint as tension rises

Kindly Share This Story: Guterres United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has urged “maximum restraint” as tension heightens in the Gulf over the killing of top Iranian military commander, Qasem Soleimani, in a United States strike in Iraq. “The Secretary-General has [...]

January 4, 2020 What the papers say