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16 LGAs field officers dump Osun PDP guber aspirant

About16 members of local government coordinators/field officers, including two apex members of his campaign vessel: ‘Idera De Movement’, have dumped a former governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi.     It was gathered that the former members allegedly dumped Ogunbiyi and switched over to another aspirant, Senator […]

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Brazil hits grim milestone of 50,000 Covid-19 deaths

  Brazil, the world’s No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already grappling with more than 1 million cases, rising political instability and a crippled economy. Brazil now has a total of 1,085,038 confirmed cases and 50,617 deaths, up from 49,976 on […]

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Bolton: I hope Trump is one-term president

*Warns US will be imperiled by his reelection President Donald Trump’s longest-serving national security adviser John Bolton condemned his presidency as dangerously damaging to the United States and argued the 2020 election is the last “guardrail” to protect the country from him. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Bolton offered a brutal indictment of his former boss, saying, “I hope […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s daily toll drops below 500

  For the first time in close to one week, Nigeria’s daily toll of COVID-19 infections dropped below 500. The past week has seen the country confirm a record number of new cases in one day with the figure rising to as high as 745 on Thursday, making it the country’s highest daily toll ever. […]

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Makinde reopens Churches, Mosques in Oyo amidst rise in COVID-19

M any churches in Oyo state went agog yesterday after about three months of shutdown as they held their services with many of them complying with the 25 capacity attendance directed by Governor Seyi Makinde as well as hygiene protocols to curtail widespread community transmission of coronavirus.   Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force headed by […]

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Kwara: APC stakeholders drum support for AbdulRazaq

T he All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders, elders, leaders and office holders in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State have continued to drum support for Governor AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq even as they also recognised Hon. Bashir Bolarinwa, as the chairman of the party in the local government.     The stakeholders at the weekend […]

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Kalu, Nkole, others raise the alarm over Abia, C’River’s deplorable boundary

S enate Chief Whip and Senator representing Abia North in the Senate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has expressed concern over the incessant boundary clashes between the Isu Community in Arochukwu council area of Abia State and their Utuama neighbours in Biase council of Cross River State, which had claimed many lives and property.     […]

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Ganduje may reshuffle cabinet

I ndications emerged at the weekend that Kano State Governor, Dr. Umar Abdullahi Ganduje nay reshuffle his cabinet.   The governor at the weekend was seen  holding series of caucus meetings, reviewing the 2019 general election in the state.   It will be recalled that election in the state ended with the ruling All Progressives […]

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Uzodinma committee rolls out guidelines for Edo APC primaries

T he All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo State governorship election committee headed by Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State yesterday released guildlines for today’s primary election, which it said is compliance with the state government’s COVID-19 regulations.     Secretary of the committee, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, in a statement made available to newsmen in Benin, […]

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PENGASSAN, NUPENG to embark on 3-day warning strike over IPPIS

…describe IPPIS as defective, problematic T here are indications that the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), would this week embark on a 3-day warning strike over Federal Government’s threat on its personnel cost, if they failed to enrol unto […]