Former Super Eagles defender Ajibade Babalade is dead

< 1 min read Former Super Eagles defender and one-time player of both Stationery Stores and Shooting Stars, Ajibade Babalade died on Friday. Babalade passed on after suffering cardiac arrest. He was aged 48. His death came as he was reportedly being taken to the University College Hospital in Ibadan. He was survived by a wife and three children who are reportedly based in…

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ISWAP terrorists attack troops, kill three soldiers in Borno

2 min read The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Thursday confirmed the attack on troops’ location in Kukawa town in Borno, State by the Boko Haram/Islamic of West Africa Province Terrorists (ISWAP). The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, DMO, Major General John Eneche, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday in Abuja, noted that three soldiers who were fatally wounded later died at the military medical…

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Jihadists take hundreds hostage during raid in north-east Nigeria

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Residents of Kukawa in Borno state had just returned home after almost two years displaced in refugee camps

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Edo 2020: I honestly regret the mistake I made in 2016, Oshiomhole

2 min read The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, says he regrets his mistake of supporting Mr Godwin Obaseki for governorship in 2016. Oshiomhole said this on Sunday in Benin while addressing some members of the APC. He disclosed that he supported the governorship aspiration of Obaseki in 2016 to ensure the continuity of his projects…

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Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot Arotile dies

< 1 min read Nigeria’s first ever female combat helicopter pilot Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile is dead. Spokesman to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Ibikunle Daramola announced her death in a statement late on Tuesday. Daramola disclosed that Arotile died as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base in Kaduna State, northern Nigeria. Arotile, according to Daramola,…

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Lagos state COVID-19 death rises to 185

< 1 min read The Lagos State Government says it has recorded three new COVID-19 related deaths, raising the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state to 185. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made the disclosure through his Twitter account on Sunday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for July 10. He, however, did not give additional information on the…

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I am still in the governorship race – Rotimi Akeredolu

< 1 min read Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he is still in the State’s Governorship race in the Oct. 10 election. This follows rumours of his disqualification from participating in the July 20 governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the screening, which took place from July 8 to July 10…

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Ondo chief judge declines to set up impeachment panel

< 1 min read The impeachment process against Ondo State deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, has suffered a major set back as the chief judge of the state, Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, faulted the process. Akeredolu in a letter dated July 9, 2020, declared that the request earlier made by the state Assembly to her for the constitution of a 7-man probe panel didn’t meet the constitutional…

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Immigration stops 58 London-bound Nigerian doctors at Lagos airport

2 min read The Nigeria Immigration Service has stopped 58 doctors from travelling to the United Kingdom. The doctors were stopped at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Friday. According to the Comptroller General, Muhammad Babandede, 56 of the 58 doctors billed to be airlifted to the UK on a special flight for a “training programme” in London were refused departure as…

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COVID-19 cases in Nigeria hits 30,249 with 460 Wednesday

< 1 min read Nigeria COVID-19 cases has jumped to 30,249 cases as it recorded 460  cases on Wednesday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced on on its official twitter handle . The NCDC said that as at July 8 new confirmed cases was 460 with 15 deaths recorded, while no new state had reported a case in the last 24 hours. According to it, a…

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