Tuesday 11th August 2020,
Hope for Nigeria

Daily Archives: January 18, 2020

Harry and Meghan drop royal duties, HRH titles

Kindly Share This Story:   Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their His Royal Highness (HRH) titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Why my faith remains strong in Nigeria, democracy ― Ihedioha

Kindly Share This Story: Emeka Ihedioha Mr Emeka Ihedioha, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Imo, said his faith remained strong in Nigeria, its democracy and institutions, in spite of the Supreme Court judgment that removed him as governor of [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

APC governors forum urges Nigerians to defend judiciary

Kindly Share This Story: All Progressive Congress The Progressives Governors Forum (PGF)  under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians and lovers of democracy to rise to the defense of democratic institutions, especially the judiciary. [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Diabetes increases risk of eye diseases — Ophthalmologist

Kindly Share This Story: An Ophthalmologist, Dr. Adeniyi Irefin, says diabetes increases the risk of eye diseases like cataracts, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to blindness if care is not taken. Irefin, who works with SeeWell Ophthalmic Eye [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Kwara governor constitutes committe on KWASU

Kindly Share This Story: Governor AbdulRazaq Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has set up White Paper committees on the reports of the Visitation Panel to Kwara State University (KWASU) and the Kwara State Social Assessment Vulnerability Indicator Committee (KW-SAVI). The [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Jimenez inspires thrilling comeback for Wolves in 3-2 win over Southampton

Kindly Share This Story: Wolves secured their first win in six games with a stunning comeback away at an in-form Southampton side on Saturday afternoon. Wolves started the better of the two sides but Southampton still took the lead after [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Brain Drain: FG expresses displeasure, signs Seat Agreement with ICMPD

Kindly Share This Story: Brain Drain: FG expresses displeasure, signs Seat Agreement with ICMPD By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja As part of measures to effectively manage its migration crisis, the Federal Government has signed a “Seat Agreement” with the International [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

2023: South West destined to rule Nigeria, APC chieftain replies Miyetti Allah

Kindly Share This Story: By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti — Immediate past Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe, has said the southwest region is destined for the next presidency, going by the silent principle [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Suspected arsonists raze PDP building in Enugu

Kindly Share This Story: Peoples Democratic Party Chinenyeh Ozor – Enugu The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) building in Nsukka local government area of Enugu State has been burnt down by unknown arsonists. The incident is linked to the understanding among [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Gunmen kill 2 in Kaduna community

Kindly Share This Story: Two persons have been killed following an attack on Gora-Gan community in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State by gunmen. Mr Elias Manza, the Chairman of the local government area who confirmed the incident, [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

5,070 suspects arrested in 2019 for crimes, says Edo Police Command

Kindly Share This Story: The Edo Police Command on Saturday said that it arrested no fewer than 5,070 suspects for various crimes in 2019. The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Photos: Joseph Ayo Babalola University honours Obasa, as he bags Ph.D

Kindly Share This Story: t. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly being congratulated by Pastor( Dr.) Ademola Odunaiya, Chancellor of Joseph Ayo Babalola University and Professor Kola Sonaike, the Vice-Chancellor after the government of Doctorate degree in [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Oyo ALGON charges S’West govs to subject Amotekun to democratic control

Kindly Share This Story: By Adeola Badru THE sacked local government chairmen in Oyo State by Governor Seyi Makinde under the umbrella of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) have urged the South-West governors to subject the operation of [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

World’s shortest man from Nepal dies at 28

Kindly Share This Story: Nepal’s Khagendra Thapa Magar, the former record-holder as the shortest man of the world, died on Friday at the age of 28. Magar, who was admitted to Pokhara based Manipal Teaching Hospital after undergoing some health [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

I am dying to meet Rihanna – Brownie

Kindly Share This Story: By Sylvester Kwentua Camsiyochukwu Uche, who wishes to be known as Brownie, an upcoming artist, surely dreams of doing music that will take him to the top! He has lofty dreams of impacting people with his [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

CBN, state govt. pledge support for cotton farmers in Ekiti

Kindly Share This Story: Cotton Farm The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) has assured members of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) Ekiti chapter of its financial assistance to enable them embark on massive production of cotton in the state. [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Bollywood star slams Uber after ‘scariest experience’

Kindly Share This Story: Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has warned Uber users against the ride-hailing app in London after suffering “the scariest experience” with a driver in the British capital. The award-winning actress, 34, daughter of “Slumdog Millionaire” star [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Obaseki did not manage assembly crisis well— Ize-Iyamu

Says consultations on going whetherto contest governorship electionExpect more defections from PDP By Ozioruva Aliu Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. Pastor Osagiue Ize-Iyamu is a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state but left for [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Awolowo coup of January 1966

Kindly Share This Story: Obafemi Awolowo By Emeka Obasi You do not need to take part in a coup d’etat to be chosen as leader. Chief Obafemi Awolowo was in jail for treasonable felony when the first military coup took [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Luxury retailer Louis Vuitton buys world’s second-largest rough diamond

Kindly Share This Story: Luxury retailer Louis Vuitton has snapped up the second-largest rough diamond in history as its owner stakes a bigger claim in the high-end jewelry market. The French fashion house bought the 1,758-carat “Sewelô” diamond in a [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Google parent company Alphabet joins ‘trillion-dollar’ club

Kindly Share This Story: Google and  Alphabet CEO, Sundar Pichai Alphabet on Thursday became the fourth company in the world to reach a $ 1 trillion market value. Shares of the Silicon Valley-based parent of Google on Thursday rose 0.8 [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Pentagon denies trying to underplay injuries from Iran attack

Kindly Share This Story: Defense Secretary Mark Esper participates in a briefing with President Donald Trump and senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) U.S. President Donald [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

‘Satanic’ group tortures pregnant woman, six children to death

Kindly Share This Story: A pregnant woman and five of her children are among seven people who have been killed in a suspected exorcism in Panama. The victims, who were from an indigenous community, were rounded up by 10 lay [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say

Ex-Juve striker and 1968 European champion Anastasi dies, aged 71

Kindly Share This Story: Anastasi Former Juventus striker Pietro Anastasi, who scored in Italy’s 1968 European Championship final victory over Yugoslavia, has died at the age of 71, the Turin club announced Friday. “Today is a sad day for Juventus, [...]

January 18, 2020 What the papers say