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NASU, SSANU to begin indefinite strike February 5

Written by on 22 January 2021

The Joint Action Committee of the Non Academic Staff Union and the Senior Staff Association of NigeriaUniversities says it will embark on an indefinite strike with effect from on 5th February 2021. General Secretary of the Non Academic Staff Union, Peter Adeyemi made this known to newsmen in Abuja while addressing them on the resolution […]

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Kwara APC Leaders Urge Abdulrazaq To Be Focused

Written by on 22 January 2021

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the Kwara South senatorial district of Kwara State, Chief Gbenle Adeyemi, has appealed to Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, not to be distracted by current frictions in the ruling party, but to concentrate on providing dividends of democracy to his people. Speaking on the present political crisis in […]

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Italy Probes ‘TikTok Challenge’ Death Of 10-Year-Old Girl

Written by on 22 January 2021

Italian prosecutors have opened a probe into the accidental death of a 10-year-old girl who allegedly took part in a “blackout challenge” on the video-sharing network TikTok. The girl died in a Palermo hospital after being discovered Wednesday by her five-year-old sister in her family bathroom with her cellphone, which was seized by police. TikTok, […]

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Nnewi gas explosion: Petrol station, shops razed

Written by on 22 January 2021

Dispensing meters of a petrol station, tanker and shops were gutted by fire on Friday following a gas explosion along Nnewi-Nnobi Road, Nnewi, Anambra state. The fire incident, which occurred around 8am, was said to have also razed a motorcycle, generator, deep freezers and other items along the road. News reporters gathered that although no […]

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El-Zakzaky’s Wife Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Prison, Says IMN

Written by on 22 January 2021

The wife of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria(IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Zeenat, has reportedly contracted COVID-19 at a correctional centre in Kaduna State. The spokesman of the group, Ibrahim Musa, confirmed the news to Newsmen on Thursday. He said Zeenat tested positive for COVID-19 a second time on January 20, 2021. […]

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Technical University Sets February 14 Resumption Date For New Students

Written by on 22 January 2021

The Senate of the First Technical University has approved Sunday, February 14, as the resumption date for all new students of the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Rising from its meeting held on Thursday, the Senate also approved Sunday, February 28 as the resumption date for all returning students. While orientation programmes for freshmen […]

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Real Madrid coach Zidane tests positive for COVID-19

Written by on 22 January 2021

Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish club announced Friday. This comes a day before Madrid travel to Alaves in La Liga seeking to bounce back from an embarrassing midweek Copa del Rey exit. Zidane, popularly known as Zizou, is a French former professional football player who played as an […]

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Adele and estranged husband Simon Konecki ‘reach divorce settlement after 2 years’

Written by on 22 January 2021

Adele has reportedly reached an agreement with estranged husband Simon Konecki on their divorce settlement. Us Weekly have claimed that the 32-year-old singer filed judgement package with the court on January 15. This would come nearly two years after the couple announced they would be splitting, in April 2019. The pair have reportedly represented themselves […]

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Arsenal sign goalkeeper on loan

Written by on 22 January 2021

Arsenal have announced the signing of Australian goalkeeper Mat Ryan on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion. The 28-year-old international has made 124 appearances since signing for the south-coast side in 2017. Technical director Edu said: “Mat is an experienced goalkeeper, a proven talent in the Premier League and has also played many internationals for […]

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Oyo Herdsmen: Tension as Sunday Igboho’s quit notice expires

Written by on 22 January 2021

There is palpable tension in Igangan and other parts of the Ibarapa area of Oyo State on Friday morning as the quit notice given to herdsmen in the area expires today. Newsmen learnt that some youths have gathered in the area waiting for the arrival of the Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday […]

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