More Tokyo 2020 Olympic Woes For Nigeria As Blessing Okagbare Fails Drug Test

Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Beijing Olympics silver medalist Blessing Okagbare has been suspended from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics competition less than a day after she qualified for the semi finals of the 100m. After easily qualifying for the semi finals yesterday with a time of 11.05, the four-time…

Strange Cow On Lagos Third Mainland Bridge: FRSC Begins Investigation

An investigation into the authenticity of a recent viral social media video of a cow straying on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos has begun. FRSC Sector Commander in Lagos, Olusegun Ogungbemide, said on Friday that the command had watched the trending video and condemned the incident. A…

Gov. Masari Of Katsina Says Nigerian Youths Are Jobless Because They Don’t Want To Work

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina has excoriated Nigerian youths suggesting they are unwilling to work, thus deepening the level of unemployment in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari, some years ago, had expressed a similar view describing Nigerian youths as lazy at an international forum. Messrs Masari and Buhari are…

Bauchi State Government To Prosecute 1,115 State/LG Ghost Workers

The Bauchi state government says it will prosecute the 1,115 ghost workers uncovered in the verification exercise of workers in the state and local government service. The governor, Bala Mohammed, stated this when he received the report of the 25-member workers’ verification committee on Thursday in Bauchi. The…

Full Extract Of Kyari’s Conversation With Hushpuppi That Nailed Him

Irrefutable facts have been emerging as a past conversation exchange between the two has been established. According to the extract, Hushpuppi forwarded the contact details to Kyari and on January 15, 2020, Hushpuppi sent an audio recording to Kyari via WhatsApp, stating that he wanted to remind Kyari…

Kano Vehemently Denies Purported Plans To Ban Women From Driving

The Kano State Government has debunked rumours on its purported plan to ban women, regardless of their faith, from driving in the state. Muhammed Garba, the state’s information commissioner, gave the rebuttal in a statement on Thursday, in Kano. Mr Garba described the trending online report as “fallacious”…

UNILORIN Final Year Student Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Cyber Crime

Afinal year student of the University of Ilorin has been sentenced to two years in a correctional centre. Ajani Samuel was convicted for offences bordering on cybercrime and romance scam. The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) secured the conviction on Thursday. The…

Ammend Civil Aviation Act, Remove Expiry Date From AOCs -Aviation Stakeholders

They made the plea during the 25th Annual Conference and Award Ceremony organised by the League of Aviation and Airports Correspondents (LAAC) in Lagos on Thursday. The 25th conference was with the theme, “Nigeria’s Aviation Industry: Management, Policy and Regulation.” Chairman of West Link Airlines, Ibrahim Mshelia, urged…

Atiku Reconciles With Wike On Party Affairs, Says Insecurity Worst Ever In Seven Decades

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, said he has reconciled on party affairs with Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike. Mr Wike, an influential governor in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, supported Aminu Tambuwal against Mr Atiku in the 2019 PDP presidential primaries. But Mr Atiku defeated his…

Angry Nigerians Urge Sports Minister To Resign Over 10 Athletes’ Disqualification From Tokyo Olympics

Irked by the shameful exit, many Nigerians have expressed anger and disappointment over the disqualification of 10 Nigerian athletes at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Ten Nigerian athletes were disqualified from the Olympics for not meeting the minimum testing requirements under Rule 15 governing the National Anti-Doping Federation.…
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