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The Country Mourns Ajimobi

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Oyo State over the passing of a former governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Mr Ajimobi’s death was announced on Thursday. The president commiserated with the family of the former governor, who served as a senator before winning the governorship election in 2011. “As the party chieftain […]

Striking Doctors In Nigeria Demand COVID-19 PPE, Hazard Pay

Striking Doctors In Nigeria Demand COVID-19 PPE, Hazard Pay

A Nigerian doctors union is demanding that the government provide members with more personal protective equipment and hazard pay in treating patients infected with COVID-19, or they will escalate a strike that began Monday, its leader said. Dr. Aliyu Sokomba, president of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, said union members now caring for patients […]

Third Female Undergraduate Raped, Murdered In 2 Weeks

Third Female Undergraduate Raped, Murdered In 2 Weeks

The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed that another lady, a student of the Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State, Grace Oshiagwu, has been raped and murdered by suspected ritualists in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. Oshiogwu’s rape and murder on Saturday brought to three the number of ladies who met with the […]

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram insurgents reportedly killed 69 persons at Foduma Kolomaiya village, 11 kilometres away from Gazaure town of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday. Gubio, 96 kilometres away from Maiduguri is in the northern part of Borno State. Credible sources and residents told the Daily Trust that the attack, which was launched around […]

Why We Can’t Reopen Schools Now – Govt

Why We Can’t Reopen Schools Now – Govt

The Federal Government says it cannot reopen schools now as it is not yet safe to do so. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this in Abuja on Monday during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He described as fake, reports that the government would reopen schools on June […]

Equip Police Scientifically On Rape Cases, Women Tell IG

Equip Police Scientifically On Rape Cases, Women Tell IG

The Director-General of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Ms Mary Ekpere-Ita, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu, to use the Police Trust Fund (PTF) to equip and train police personnel on how to scientifically prove rape cases. Ekpere-Ita said that the rising cases of rape in the country warranted […]

The Story Corner : Their Butts Are Out

The Story Corner : Their Butts Are Out

  With the recent happenings, everyone is woke. People have come out to speak their truth. Nobody is keeping quiet anymore. We have seen people write on their Timelines how some notable men raped them. How they were taken advantage of. People in the movie industry have come out to speak too. Some actors and […]

Thousands Demand Justice For Women

Thousands Demand Justice For Women

Thousands of Nigerians have condemned the high wave of violence against women in the country. Most of them have to take to social media to demand “justice” after a series of high-profile cases of violence against women sparked outrage nationwide. The rallying cries #JusticeForUwa, #JusticeForTina and #JusticeForJennifer have reverberated among internet users, with celebrities like, […]

Buhari Laments Rising COVID-19 Cases In The Country

Buhari Laments Rising COVID-19 Cases In The Country

Concerned about the unabated spread of COVID-19, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday described the situation as frightening and appealed to Nigerians to adhere to the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to stay safe from the disease. The president’s concerns perhaps gained strength from reports yesterday that Lagos, the main epicentre of the disease, has […]

Worship Centres and The COVID Ban

Worship Centres and The COVID Ban

Many state governors have announced the lifting of the ban earlier placed on places of worship as a way of mitigating the spread of COVID-19, Daily Trust reports. The lifting of the ban is coming few days to the Eid-el Fitr celebrations during which millions of Muslims throng prayer grounds to mark the end of […]