Month: January 2021

COVID-19: Ghana reinstates ban on weddings, concerts, funerals

  Ghana has reimposed a ban on social gatherings as the number of Covid-19 cases spiral in the West African nation, the president announced Sunday. Schools reopened in January after a 10-month closure, but President Nana Akufo-Addo said a return to stricter measures was needed. “Until further notice, funerals, weddings, concerts, theatrical performances, and parties …

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TORNADOES HOLDS LECTURE ON NEW FIFA LAWS OF THE GAME:

  As preparation for the kick off of Nigeria National League (NNL) gathers momentum, Niger Tornadoes Football Club of Minna, have held a lecture on the FIFA new laws/rules of the game as amended. In his address during the lecture session, Dr. Jibril Isah of Niger State Referees Council, while commending the Management of Niger …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI REVALIDATES HIS MEMBERSHIP WITH APC AS HE FLAGS-OFF NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION AND REVALIDATION EXERCISE OF THE PARTY

  President Muhammadu Buhari has revalidated his Membership with the ruling Party the All Progressives Congress APC. President Buhari revalidated his membership at his home town in Sarkin Yara ‘A’ of Daura local government in Katsina State when he flagged-off the Nationwide Registration and Revalidation exercise of the Party. The exercise was conducted under the …

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Ambush: Troops kill B’Haram commanders

In a renewed counter-insurgency operation, Nigerian troops in collaboration with the Multi-Joint Taskforce (MNJTF) on Friday eliminated top Boko Haram Commanders in strategic ambushes. A military intelligence source told an online news platform, PRNigeria, that troops eliminated two terrorists’ Commanders Alai Bor and Maleum Modu and other Boko Haram fighters at different locations in Borno …

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Police arrest chief informant in bandits attack on Niger communities

One week after bandits attacked on some communities across two local government areas of Paikoro and Munya in Niger State, the state police command has arrested one of the major informants who aided the attacks. The attacks which saw the bandits in their hundreds invading about six communities in the two local government areas left …

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3 paraded for cattle rustling, open grazing in Benue

The Benue State livestock guards yesterday paraded two cattle rustlers and an under-aged herdsman before newsmen in Makurdi.   Speaking during the parade, Security Adviser to the Governor, Col. Paul Hemba (rtd), said the cattle rustler, Atsagba Ukua, and his son were arrested in Gbajimba, Guma Local Government Area with six cattle.   According to …

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NDLEA seizes cocaine worth over N30 billion at Lagos airport

Barely one week after the new Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa vowed to dismantle drug trafficking cartels across the country, the agency has made huge seizures of cocaine and heroin worth over N30 billion at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. One of the seizures, …

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NIN: Globacom begins registration of Nigerians

Globacom has fully commenced the enrolment of eligible Nigerians for the National Identification Number (NIN) at several of its retail outlets across the country following the licence it secured from the Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC). In a statement released by Globacom on Friday in Lagos, the leading telecommunications network stated: “We have deployed devices …

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COVID-19: Niger to make wearing face masks compulsory

As confirmed cases of the dreaded Coronavirus pandemic hit 695 in Niger State, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has directed the state Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Nasara Danmallam to as a matter of urgency, prepare an executive order to enforce compulsory use of face masks in the state.   The governor gave the directive …

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Onyekuru: I’ll meet Rohr’s target, return to Eagles

Super Eagles ace Henry Onyekuru has stated his determination to meet the conditions set by Gernot Rohr by ensuring that he pins a permament shirt with his team and has credited Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim and club teammates as the reasons behind his fantastic start on his third debut at the Turkish side. Onyekuru was …

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