Sunday, 31 May 2020

President Buhari Set To Approve Reopening Of Worship Centres

President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to approve the reopening of churches and mosques from Monday this week. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha says appropriate recommendations on the reopening

See Why Paul Pogba's Moves to Real Madrid is still Uncertain

The coronavirus pandemic has made the summer transfer window uncertain, but here are the rumours floating around Europe's big leagues and beyond.
Though the France international seems determined to leave Manchester United this summer, it doesn't

Kemi Olunloyo Accuses Davido Of Lying About His Newly Acquired Mansion In Banana Island

It looks like the feud between Kemi Olunloyo and Davido is never going to end anytime soon, especially as she always finds something to use against him.

This time, Madam Kemi Olunloyo has come out to accuse Davido of lying about hisnewly acquired

US Election: Prophet T.B Joshua Sends New Message To Donald Trump

The founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet T.B Joshua, has sent a fresh message to the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump.

The message is concerning the current security situation in the USA and the coming presidential

Veteran Actresses Omotola, Genevieve React To Death Of Tina & Omozuwa

Veteran Nollywood actresses, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Genevieve Nnaji have aired their thoughts on the murder of Tina Ezekwe and Vera Omozuwa.

17-year-old Tina was killed in Lagos on Tuesday by a trigger-happy policeman.

The police officer shot the unarmed teenager in an attempt to arrest a bus diver who violated curfew

#JusticeforUwa: Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Reacts To The Rape And Murder Of UNIBEN Student

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has reacted to the news of the rape and murder of a 100-level student of the University of Benin UNIBEN, Uwaila Omozuwa, inside a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish in the state.

Reacting via his Twitter handle, the governor said the police has been mandated to identify, arrest and

"Social Distancing In Church Is Like Blasphemous Infidelity" - Rev. Chris Okotie

Chris Okotie, the pastor of the Household of God Church, says the proposed guidelines by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for reopening of churches are “unbiblical”.

Like mosques, churches have remained closed in several states across the country for weeks as part of

Police Arrest 11 Suspects Over The Rape Of A 12-Year-Old Girl In Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa has arrested 11 suspects for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl (name withheld).

The Spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the arrest to the Newsmen on Sunday in Dutse.
Jinjiri said the suspects (names withheld) were arrested on May 30, in Dutse Local Government Area

PDP Sweeps Benue LG Election, Takes All 23 Chairmanship, 276 Councilorship Positions

Makurdi – The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has recorded a clean sweep of last Saturday’s council elections held across the 23 Local Government Areas, LGAs, of Benue state.

The party also cleared all the 276 available councilorship positions at the poll.

Five political parties including the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Labour Party, LP, African Action

N13bn Scandal: EFCC, Interpol Fail To Arrest Fugitive Ex-NIA DG, Wife 15 Months After

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the International Police have yet to arrest a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folasade, declared wanted for N13bn money laundering.

This is happening 15 months after they were placed on the global wanted list for failing to appear in

Two Suspected Thieves Burnt Beyond Recognition In Calabar (Graphic Photos)

Two suspected armed robbers were Saturday night burnt to death by unknown persons at Ekpo Eyo by Unwanse, Calabar South.

A resident of the area who preferred anonymity told Grassroot Reporters that the hoodlums who were

Buhari Meets Members Of Presidential Task Force On COVID–19 (Photos)

President @MBuhari receives briefing from members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID–19 this afternoon at his residence, in the State House, Abuja. See more below...

Edo Election: Godwin Obaseki, 7 Governors Meet Tinubu

*Govs Bagudu, Ganduje, Akeredolu, Sanwo-Olu, others meet in Lagos
*Obaseki’s second term bid top on agenda
Meeting also discussed mode of selection — direct or indirect primary

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State was on Sunday accompanied by seven other governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to a meeting with Asiwaju Bola

Tinubu over his second term ambition.

Vanguard gathered that the meeting was held behind closed doors at the State House, Marina, Lagos.

It was also gathered that apart Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, who is chairman of the

“Naija police dey kill Nigerians, no man fit sort this matter” – Wizkid reacts to police brutality

Iconic Nigerian singer, Wizkid has joined the league of celebrities who have been reacting to the police brutality civilians face around the world. See more below...

Toyin Lawani finds love again few years after breaking up with toyboy, Lord Triggs (Photos)

Controversial celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani has found love again few years after she ended things with her toyboy, Lord Triggs. See more pics below....

There will be a lot of babies as a result of this lockdown – Pastor Adeboye (Video)

The General overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has said lots of babies wiill be made as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.

The clergyman said this in his sermon on Sunday morning while listing some of the good things that

COVID-19: If God truly exists, he owes me an apology – Humanist Mmasinachi

A self-proclaimed Queen of Nature and Humanist, Mmmsinachi Peculiar has taken to her social media page to share her thoughts on the pandemic currently rocking the world.

In her post, she questioned the existence of God and said if he truly exists, he owes her an apology

Nigerian celebrities should ignore #JusticeforTina because it’s a local issue. George Floyd is a global issue — Rapper Slimcase

Street singer, Slimcase is currently under fire over his comment on Instagram.

It all started when he tweeted a picture of George Floyd writing: “FAME AFTER DEATH… any positive blow wey I gats blow God Let me blow am now that I am alive not after I am dead 💀 😓

Tiwa Savage bemoans the lack of constant electricity in Nigeria.

Popular Nigerian Singer, Tiwatope Savage, known professionally as Tiwa Savage has bemoaned the poor supply of electricity in the country.

The singer took to her twitter page today, 31st May to air her thoughts on the sad situation. See more below....

COVID-19: FG Bans Sales And Use Of Rapid Test Kits In Nigeria (Video)

FG Bans Sales And Use Of COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits In Nigeria

Watch the video here....

Disquiet As State Legislature, Judiciary Set For Financial Autonomy

Tongues are wagging over President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent endorsement of the Executive Order Number 10 granting financial autonomy to state legislature and judiciary.

What are the implications of this development on the independence and effectiveness of states’ judicial and legislative arms, and how are they reacting to the president’s action? Our correspondents

"Tinubu Is Not My Man" - El-Rufai Says, Congratulates Aregbesola At 63

In a fresh twist to the silent row between the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Kaduna governor has said Tinubu is not his man.

Speaking at a webinar in commemoration of the 63rd birthday of the Minister of Interior and former

Joshua, Antetokounmpo Make Forbes’ Highest-paid Athletes List - Sports

Anthony Joshua and Giannis Antetokounmpo have been listed in the top 20 of the Forbes’ latest list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world.

Antetokounmpo, who plays for Greece is 18th on the list with $47.6m in earnings from basketball

Edo Primary: APC Governors To Meet Tinubu Over Obaseki

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are scheduled to meet with the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Sunday PUNCH has learnt.

The meeting, which is believed to be connected to last-minute efforts to ensure the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, clinches the party’s ticket for the forthcoming governorship election in

UNIBEN Student Raped Inside Church In Edo, Dies (Graphic Photos)

Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 100 level student of the University of Benin, from the department of Microbiology, faculty of Life Sciences, has died from injuries sustained from rape.

The 22-year-old victim was said to have been raped on Friday 29th May near Ikpoba Hill in Benin

Prophet Odumeje Apologizes To Awka, Arondizuogu Indigenes

Popular Onitsha-based Prophet, Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere Odumeje has tendered unreserved apology to the people of Awka, Anambra state capital over hurtful statements he made in viral videos on their mode of worship.

The controversial cleric popularly known as Odumeje also apologized to the people of Arondizuogu

COVID-19: Governors Fume As Interstate Travel Ban Collapses

Some governors have expressed frustration at the apparent collapse of the interstate travel ban by many commercial drivers and commuters .
They worried that this trend might increase the spread of the coronavirus and shoot up the number of COVID -19 cases.

Fresh 553 cases were recorded on Saturday in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory .Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control showed that Lagos had 378 ; FCT , 52; Delta, 23 ;

Ondo 2020: I’m Ready For APC Direct Primary Or Any Other System — Akeredolu

Akeredolu Breaks Silence on Direct primary.

Ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election in Ondo state, the incumbent Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu at the weekend declared that he will be ready for any mode of primary election that will use to pick the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the

Lady Caught Stealing At A Shop In Warri Where She Previously Stole From - Crime

An unidentified lady got more than she bargained for after was allegedly caught stealing from a shop she stole from the previous day.

In the video which has gone viral online, the lady who was begging those who caught her in the act

Saturday, 30 May 2020

No plans to downsize workforce despite financial strait – Gov. Abiodun

It’s a drab first anniversary in Ogun State, where the governor, Dapo Abiodun, grapples with paucity of fund, inherited debt, and the COVID-19 pandemic, among other challenges.

Shortly after he assumed office, his government reportedly experienced financial constraints as he

Oyegun’s clamour for automatic ticket for Obaseki disappointing, says APC chieftain

APC Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun 'Robbed' In His House | APC ...
The clamour by former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, that the party should give automatic tickets to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his counterpart in Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has been condemned by Chief Lanre

"It Is Very Difficult For Nigeria To Win 2021 AFCON" - Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said it is hard for his team to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations because they are not the best team on the continent.

The German tactician recently agreed to a two-and-a-half-year deal to continue his work as the

553 New COVID-19 Cases, 159 Discharged And 12 Deaths On May 30

553 new cases of #COVID19;

On the 30th of May 2020, 553 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria
No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours.
Till date, 9855 cases have been confirmed, 2856 cases have been discharged and 273 deaths have

Enugu Fire Service Begins Decontamination Of Ogbete Main Market

Sequel to further directive of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Enugu State Fire Service, on Saturday, commenced the decontamination and fumigation of Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, IgbereTV reports.

It would be recalled that the state fire service carried out the first phase of the exercise in the market

Nigerians Groan, Protest DSTV/GOTV Tariff Increase

As the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis continues to plague Nigerians, subscribers to DStv and GOtv have taken to social media to reject and protest the latest increase in tariff.

The announcement of the tariff increase was recently circulated to subscribers via text messages and

268 Stranded Nigerians Evecuated From China Arrive Abuja Airport (Pictures)

268 stranded Nigerians arrive Abuja airport about 2.30 pm today ,from China . They will be proceeding for the mandatory 14 day quarantine.

Watch the video below...

Police Arrest 2 More Suspects In UNIJOS Lecturer’s Killing (Photos)

Police in Plateau has put two more people on parade on suspicion of being involved in the killing of a lecturer Nandi Drenkat of University of Jos, who was shot dead at his home and his seven-year-old daughter abducted on May 15.

It comes after police paraded Ali Muhammad as one suspect on May 17. Plateau State police

Ekiti Government Denies Selling State Lodge In Abuja

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Governor Fayemi said that his government was just carrying out reconstruction of the building located at the Federal Capital Territory, having been allegedly abandoned throughout the four years of

Reps To Give Legal Backing To Social Investment Programme - Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the House will provide strong legislation and codify the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs).

He said the programmes are now subjected to whims and caprices of some few people in charge. Gbajabiamila was quoted in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi

Uwem Ekarika’s Widow Cries For Sports Minister’s Palliatives

In the past few weeks, the minister of Sports, Mr Sunday Dare has been offering succour to relatives of fallen sports heroes including the aged mothers of Rashidi Yekini, Samuel Okwaraji and Ali Jeje.

Last week, ailing former Super Eagles defender, Sunday Eboigbe was also given some financial

New video shows three Minneapolis officers kneeling on George Floyd (WATCH)

New video shows three Minneapolis officers kneeling on George ...
A new video has emerged online and it shows three other Minneapolis Police Department officers kneeling on George Floyd during his arrest last Monday, which later led to his death. See more below..

“If helping people for clout still does the job and changes lives, then I love clout” – Davido reacts to being labelled a “clout chaser”

Nigerian record label executive and iconic entertainer, David Adedeji Adeleke better known as Davido has reacted to the tongues that label him a “clout chaser“.See more below...

Expect 11,000 MW of electricity by 2023 – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has told Nigerians to expect 11,000 megawatts of electricity by 2023 following the agreement the Nigerian government reached with German firm Siemens.

He said the German firm will be growing the present 3,400 megawatts to 7,000MW by the end of

Anita Joseph reacts after trolls said her marriage will crash soon

Anita Joseph reacts after trolls said her marriage will crash soon ...
Popular Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph has reacted after a troll predicted the end of her 4 months marriage.See more pics below..

BBNaija’s Khafi gushes over fiance Gedoni as she shares their private conversation

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Khafi Kareem is definitely head over heels in love with her beau, Gedoni Ekpata and she always wastes no time in showing this. See more below..

"This Child Is About To Change My Entire Life" - Regina Daniels Rocks Her Baby Bump

Regina Daniels who also confirmed this in an Instagram post, disclosed that she has never been this happy before. She also stated that the feeling of becoming a mum is the most amazing journey of her

"I'm Suffering From A Gang-Up. I’m The Most Investigated" - Governor Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Saturday said he was battling with a gang-up by people he had worked with before clinching the governorship position.

Mohammed made the revelation in Bauchi during a chat with journalists as part of activities marking

Chevron To Sack 6,750 Staff - Career

The United States super oil major, Chevron Corporation, has slated 6,750 staff for sack in one of the biggest global mass disengagement of work force. The mass sack, the company with third biggest Joint ventures in Nigeria said, represents a cut of between 10 per cent and 15 per cent of its

"Aso Rock Might Lose Another Special Aide" - Primate Ayodele

The founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church in Ejigbo, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari might lose another “special aide” if he does not pray.

In a series of prophecies, Ayodele urged the president to be active in governance and pray against

Edo APC Crisis: More Trouble For Obaseki As Loyalists Plot To Abandon Governor

With less than one month to the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary for the 2020 gubernatorial election in Edo State, there seems to be no let-up in the internal crisis rocking the camp of the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, as some of his loyalists within the party are said to be plotting to dump