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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Oba Of Benin

Oba Of Benin Warns Wike, Others: We Don’t Want Godfathers For Our Governor

Benin monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Square II, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, not to turn itself to another godfather to the reelected governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki. The Omo N’Oba who gave the [...]

September 30, 2020 Government and politics
PIB Scales First Reading In Senate

PIB Scales First Reading In Senate

THE Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB 2020( SB.510) was read the first time in the Senate on Wednesday. With the Bill scaling first reading on the floor of the Upper Chamber, it is a clear indication that the Senate has begun [...]

September 30, 2020 Government and politics
Aisha Umar

Aisha Umar: Abaribe Kicks As Buhari Nominates Chairman, DG For PENCOM Board

Senate Minority Leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has kicked against the nomination of Aisha Umar (North East) as Director General of the National Pension Commission (PENCOM). President Muhammadu Buhari had in a letter urged the Senate to confirm the nomination of Oyindasola [...]

September 30, 2020 Government and politics
Ondo Election

Ondo Election: Obasanjo, Mimiko, Others In Closed-Door Meeting

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has shown interest in the Ondo governorship election slated for October 10. Consequently, he invited the immediate past governor Dr Olusegun Mimiko to his Hilltop country home in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital to discuss political [...]

September 30, 2020 Government and politics
Army Barracks In Abak

Governor Emmanuel Inaugurates Projects At Army Barracks In Abak L.G.A

GOVERNOR EMMANUEL INAUGURATES PROJECTS AT ARMY BARRACKS Governor Udom Emmanuel has given a facelift to the Brigadier General Wellington Bassey Barracks at Ibagwa, Abak local Government Area. These include provision of water project, renovation of several blocks of flats, among [...]

September 30, 2020 Military
Vitamin D

Coronavirus: Vitamin D Reduces Infection And Impact Of COVID-19 – Studies

Perhaps this might be the break we have all waited for. If Vitamin D really will help to fight it then a lot of deaths will be avoided and even useful productive time and economies will be safe until a [...]

September 28, 2020 Health issues
Atiku Returns To Nigeria From Dubai

Atiku Returns To Nigeria From Dubai After Nine-Month Holiday

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has returned back to the country from Dubai been on a nine-month stay outside the country. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Atiku arrived in Nigeria on Saturday night through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The presidential [...]

September 28, 2020 Government and politics
middle-aged man has been swept away by flood in Iwaro Oka community

Flood Sweeps Away Man In Ondo, Ravages Kogi, Niger

A middle-aged man has been swept away by flood in Iwaro Oka community of Akoko South West Local Government area, Ondo State at the weekend. Sources said the motorcycle of the farmer, simply identified as Akede, was seen inside the [...]

September 28, 2020 Incidents
Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu

Get N2.5m Reward For Identifying Killers Of Military Men In Abia

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has placed 2.5 Million Naira reward on information leading to arrest of those who attacked military and police personnel recently in the state. This is contained in a statement issued on Monday by the [...]

September 28, 2020 Military
2020 IgbereTV Awards

Orji Kalu To Host 2020 IgbereTV Awards In Abuja (Photos)

By Ogochukwu Isioma, Abuja Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator (Dr.) Orji Uzor Kalu, MON, has been confirmed as chief host of the 2020 edition of the Igbere TV Leadership Excellence Awards. Senator [...]

September 28, 2020 Government and politics
Meet Femi Fani-Kayode's 5 Girlfriends

Meet Femi Fani-Kayode’s 5 Girlfriends, To Marry One As 5th Wife – Kemi Olunloyo

#FFKCase Chief @realFFK’s 5 girlfriends revealed EXCLUSIVELY to meShushing face I will introduce them to you one by one. Close pals say he is planning to marry one of these ladies soon as a 5th wife. I was also told [...]

September 26, 2020 entertainment
Nationwide Strike

Nationwide Strike: You Must Be At Work From Monday, FG Tells Workers

Nationwide Strike: The Federal Government has warned all federal civil servants on Salary Grade Level 12 and above, as well as those on essential services, to be at work from Monday despite the industrial action declared by labour unions. Due [...]

September 26, 2020 Government and politics
APC Caretaker Committee Nulifies Suspension Of Fayemi

APC Caretaker Committee Nulifies Suspension Of Fayemi, Ojudu And Others

*Disclaimer: Governor Kayode Fayemi, Other Purported ‘Suspensions’ a Nullity – APC* The attention of the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to a purported and widely-reported “suspension” of the Governor of Ekiti State, H.E. Kayode [...]

September 25, 2020 Government and politics
56-Year-Old Ghana Woman

56-Year-Old Ghana Woman Celebrates Her Graduation From Junior Secondary School (PICS)

It was a moment of joy and celebration as 57-year-old Elizabeth Yamoah completes her junior secondary school certificate examination. As the saying goes, age is never a barrier when you’re dedicated to achieving something. Shortly after finishing her junior high [...]

September 24, 2020 Education
Nigerian Embassy In Canada

Nigerian Embassy In Canada Reopens After One Month

The Nigerian high commission in Canada has announced it will resume operations on Thursday. PREMIUM TIMES had reported how the high commission suspended its activities indefinitely in August amid the COVID-19 pandemic and overwhelming passport renewal requests from Nigerians in [...]

September 24, 2020 International
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo Election: “I Didn’t Ask Obaseki To Return To APC After Win” – Ize-Iyamu

The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has called on the traditional media to perform due diligence in reporting events arising from Edo State, “as unprofessionalism would render them as tools for PDP”. This was in a statement forwarded to Igbere [...]

September 24, 2020 Government and politics
Obaseki

Obaseki: Tinubu’s Position In APC Is Not Constitutional

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has taken a swipe at the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Former National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, saying that their positions in the party were [...]

September 22, 2020 Government and politics
El-Rufai

El-rufai: Most People Think Governors Are Thieves

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says many people believe governors are corrupt and ineffective. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, he said being a governor is one of the most difficult things in the world. He also [...]

September 22, 2020 Government and politics
Nigeria Union of Traders Association in Ghana

More Hardships For Nigerian Traders In Ghana Despite Truce

Nigeria Union of Traders Association in Ghana (NUTAG) on Monday decried Ghanaian authorities’ refusal to open shops owned by Nigerians, even after several meetings between top officials of both governments. President of NUTAG, Mr Chukwuemeka Nnaji disclosed this in a [...]

September 22, 2020 General
Malabu OPL 245 Fund Transfers

U.S. Probes Obasanjo, Jonathan Over Malabu OPL 245 Fund Transfers

Malabu OPL 245 Fund Transfers: Two former Nigerian presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, were probed for years by the United States authorities, through the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury. PREMIUM TIMES’ [...]

September 22, 2020 Government and politics
Abia State chapter of APC

APC Moves To Take Over Power In Abia, Commences LG Tour

As part of moves to reposition the party for the 2023 election, the Abia State chapter of APC has commenced a tour across the 17 local government areas in the state. The party also says the tour will allow it [...]

September 21, 2020 Government and politics
Lift Ban On Betting Shops

Betting Companies In Kaduna Urge State Government To Lift Ban On Betting Shops

The Association of Nigerian Bookmakers is the national trade association of sports betting operators and our attention has been drawn to the recent forceful closure of several sports betting shops across Kaduna State by officials of Kaduna State Internal Revenue [...]

September 21, 2020 Business
Obaseki

Edo Decides: They Are Rigging Me Out – Gov Obaseki Cries Out

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds. Obaseki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and [...]

September 19, 2020 Government and politics
LASG

LASG Guarantees New Minimum Wage Next Month

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions in the state with effect from October. Some unions in the tertiary institutions had staged protests on Monday. All the executive of the [...]

September 16, 2020 Education
Benjamin Kalu

Benjamin Kalu: Akpabio’s Visit Has Nothing To Do With NDDC Probe

House of Representatives spokesman, Hon. Benjamin Kalu has dismissed media reports that reason behind Tuesday’s visit of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio to the National Assembly was to settle issues with regards to the probe of the [...]

September 16, 2020 General
Multi-Million Naira Chemotherapy Centre

Ooni Promises To Build Multi-Million Naira Chemotherapy Centre

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has promised to build a multi-million Naira Chemotherapy Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. This is contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the UCH, Mr Toye Akinrinlola on Wednesday [...]

September 16, 2020 Health issues
Jegede

Thugs Attack Convoy Of Jegede, Ondo PDP Governorship Candidate (PHOTOS)

AKETI thugs attacked all the vehicles of the Eyitayo Jegede San convoy at Oba-Akoko Evidences below Election is not Do or Die [...]

September 16, 2020 Crime
Obaseki

Edo 2020: “Turn Out En-Masse And Vote Obaseki”- Atiku Urge Voters

The Presidential Candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 General Elections, Atiku Abubakar, has urged the people of Edo State to cast and defend their votes for Governor Godwin Obaseki. The democracy that we enjoy today was [...]

September 15, 2020 Government and politics
Sandra Bassey

Sandra Bassey Contesting For Ward Councilorship Election In Akwa Ibom (PHOTOS)

As the forthcoming Local Government Elections for Councillors across the 368Wards from 31 local government Areas in Akwa Ibom State draws close, Nigeria Ex Beauty Queen, Shoemaker and Enterpreneur, Queen Sandra Bassey joins the race, as Candidate of the People [...]

September 15, 2020 Government and politics
Rock With Human Face

Pictures Of Rock With Human Face In Kwara

Mafari Discovers a New Nature, Rock With Human Face in Kwara State In our quest to explore the world, capture its beauty, and showcase life through the lens; nature came to us in a form we recognize. A form in [...]

September 14, 2020 Environmental issues