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July, 2020

  • 6 July

    COVID-19: 238 Nigerians Evacuated From Turkey Arrive In Abuja

    A total of 238 Nigerians who were stranded in Turkey due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have arrived in the country. This was disclosed by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) on Twitter on Sunday. According to NIDCOM, the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on …

  • 2 July

    Gang Kills Zonal Officer In Auditor-General’s Office, Empties His Account

    Mohammed Danjuma, a zonal officer in the office of the Auditor-General of the Federation, has been murdered and all the money in his account stolen. Read Also: Ambode, Dabiri-Erewa, Ashafa Eyeing Osinowo’s Senate Seat The gang was said to have bought a Mazda car with the money. The police said the …

  • 1 July

    Lagos, Abuja Airports To Open July 8

    Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, has announced that the Lagos and Abuja airports will commence domestic operations as from July 8. He made this known via a tweet Wednesday evening. Read Also: FG Increases Petrol Pump Price To N143.80 The minister added that other airports in Kano, Port Harcourt  Owerri and …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    Kidnappers Kill Doctor, Son After Collecting N7.5m Ransom


    Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team have arrested members of a kidnap gang after killing a doctor, his son and a family friend after collecting N7.5 million ransom. Read Also: Doctor Healed Of COVID-19 On TB Joshua’s TV Programme Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in Abuja on …

  • 28 June

    Kogi Chief Judge Dies At COVID-19 Isolation Centre

    Nasir Ajanah

    Nasir Ajanah, chief judge of Kogi State, is dead. Read Also: I Hope APC Continues To Make Mistakes – Wike TheCable reports that a member of the family, on Sunday, disclosed that Ajanah died at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). His death came less …

  • 26 June

    Six Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Abuja

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Abuja Zonal Office on Thursday arrested six suspected internet fraudsters for alleged involvement in cybercrime. The arrest of the suspects was sequel to intelligence garnered over time about their suspicious lifestyles, the anti-graft agency said in a statement. They were arrested in the …

  • 26 June

    It’s Still Surprising How Ajimobi Contracted COVID-19 – Spokesperson

    Bolaji Tunji, an aide to the late Abiola Ajimobi, the immediate past governor of Oyo State, has said it was still surprising that his deceased principal contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Tunji, who served as the Special Adviser on Communication and strategy to the late Ajimobi, stated this in a …

  • 22 June

    COVID-19 Workers Protest Non-payment Of Hazard Allowance

    Frontline health workers battling the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have protested what they described as the non-payment of their hazard allowances in Abuja. The protesting workers were from the Abuja COVID-19 Emergency Response Team, including investigators and sample collectors. According to the protesters, their hazard allowance has not been paid for …

  • 16 June

    Marlians Won’t Use ExecuJet Services Anymore, Naira Marley Erupts After ‘Useless People’ Tag

    Azeez Fashola, popularly known by his stage name, Naira Marley, has told Sam Iwuajoku, Chief Executive of Executive Jets Services Limited, that Marlians (his fans) will not use his company anymore for labeling him and his crew useless people. Read Also: Sanwo-Olu Suspends Reopening Of Worship Centres Till Further Notice Iwuajoku …

  • 14 June

    FCTA Seals Jabi Lake Mall Over Naira Marley Concert

    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has sealed the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely for hosting a concert by singer Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley. Read Also: Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Ibidun Ituah-Ighodalo His concert violated the regulation on large gatherings as videos showed fans in a cluster …

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