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Shun Malpractice, WAEC Warns Students Ahead Of Exams

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has warned students, as well as schools, to shun all forms of exam malpractice ahead of the commencement of the examinations.   At a briefing on Tuesday in Yaba, Lagos State, the Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Mr Patrick E. Areghan, said regardless of the challenges …

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Reopen Churches For God’s Sake, CAN Tells Lagos, Ogun, Others

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on authorities in Lagos, Ogun, and other states where churches are still on lockdown to permit the resumption of activities in places of worship.   CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, made the call in a statement on Tuesday by his Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Pastor …

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Why Senate Didn’t Bow To Pressure To Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant – Lawan

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed why the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly refused to yield to pressure to declare Senator Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat and position vacant during the period of his incarceration.   He stated this on Tuesday when he received a delegation of the leaders of thought from Abia State …

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Property Seizure: Ex-Army General Sues Lagos Govt, Demands N8bn Damages

A retired Major General of the Nigerian Army, Abdul Tijjani, has dragged the Lagos State government and seven others before a Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging the alleged injustice perpetrated against him by officials of the state.   The plaintiff is specifically challenging the alleged sabotage of the execution of a court judgment which …

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Kwara Governor’s Chief Of Staff Dies Of COVID-19

The Chief of Staff to Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman of Kwara State, Aminu Logun, is dead.   The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, announced this in a statement on Tuesday.   He revealed that Logun, aged 73, died in the evening from complications related to coronavirus (COVID-19).   “With total submission to …

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Magu Probe: Presidency Says Nobody Is Above Scrutiny

The Presidency on Tuesday declared that the ongoing probe of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is an affirmation that nobody under the present administration is above scrutiny.   According to facts made available to State House correspondents by a source in the presidency who pleaded anonymity, the interrogation …

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Ondo Records 76 New COVID-19 Cases As Nigeria’s Total Infections Nears 30,000

Ondo state on Tuesday recorded at least 76 new COVID-19 cases as Nigeria’s total infections neared the 30,000-mark.   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in a tweet via its official handle.   As usual, Lagos, the country’s virus hotspot, reported the highest number of new cases among the states with 154. …

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Johnny Depp denies ‘wife-beater’ claim in London libel trial

The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star, 57, is suing the publishers of The Sun and the author of the article for the claims, which were made in April 2018. Depp, wearing a dark suit, white shirt and facemask, was met by a throng of cameras as he arrived at court while Heard, a 34-year-old actress, …

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