COVID- 19: FG begins distribution of N10.9b palliatives

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government has begun the distribution of palliatives worth N10.9 billion to households in the country. The President spoke yesterday via video-message, on the first day of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. The disbursement, according to the Nigerian leader, is part …

Suarez in tears as he leaves Barcelona for Atletico Madrid

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, on Wednesday said his final goodbyes to his teammates ahead of his free transfer to Atletico Madrid. Suarez was spotted crying in his car after he attended his last training session with Barcelona, Evening Standard reports. The 33-year-old looked visibly emotional as he left Barcelona’s Ciutat …

Nigeria at 60: IPOB orders sit-at-home on October 1

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday called on Nigerians from the Southeast to observe a sit-at-home on October 1, 2020. IPOB said the sit-at-home order was aimed at expressing displeasure over the bad governance being experienced in Nigeria. In a statement issued by its spokesman, Emma Powerful, the …

Kayode’s wife, Regina opens up on alleged domestic violence, abuse by ex-minister

Mrs Regina Fani-Kayode, the third wife of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation has opened up on the allegations of wife battery and other forms of domestic violence against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain. Fani-Kayode’s marriage with former beauty queen, Precious Chikwendu recently hit the rocks with the …

Fraud: Nigerian on FBI list surrenders to EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced an investigation of Felix Osilama Okpoh. Okpoh is on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) watchlist for alleged involvement in internet fraud. Okpoh, alongside Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode and Nnamdi Orson Benson, were declared wanted by …

FCT: A lady arrested in place of fiance dies in SARS custody

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, has ordered a probe of the death of Ifeoma Abugu. DSP Anjuguri Manzah, Public Relations Officer, made this known in a statement on Monday. Abugu is a graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology, IMT, Enugu State. She was …