Daily Archives: July 27, 2020

Barcelona legend, Xavi Hernández announces he has tested positive for Coronavirus in Qatar

Barcelona icon, Xavi Hernández has tested positive for Coronavirus but is asymptomatic and currently in self-isolation. The 40-year-old Barcelona and Spain legend, who is the current manager of Al Sadd in Qatar, announced his diagnosis today July 25 on Instagram. He wrote on his page: ‘A few days ago, following the QSL (Qatar Stars League) protocol, I tested positive…

Two men bag two years imprisonment for producing and distributing fake engine oil (photo)

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted two men, Uche Johnson and Kingsley Meteke, for producing and distributing substandard engine oil. The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) charged both men with four counts of production, possession, dealing in, and distribution of substandard engine oil. Both men claimed the products were good for public…

438 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

438 new cases of Coronavirus was recorded in Nigeria on Saturday July 25, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-123, Kaduna-50, Rivers-40, Edo-37, Adamawa-25, Oyo-20, Nasarawa-16, Osun-15, Enugu-15, FCT-14, Ekiti-13, Ondo-13, Ebonyi-11, Katsina-10, Abia-9, Delta-8, Kwara-4, Ogun-3, Cross River-3, Kano-3, Bauchi-3, Yobe-2, Sokoto-1, Niger-1. …

Insecurity has made Nigeria uninhabitable and unattractive to investors – Gbajabiamila

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has stated that the insecurity witnessed in the country has made Nigeria uninhabitable for citizens and unattractive to investors. Gbajabiamila said this during a public presentation of the updated legislative agenda of the house of representatives tagged ‘our contract with Nigerians’. The speaker who also noted that…

Army lacks power to subject civilians to identification process – Court rules

The Nigerian Army’s “Operation Positive Identification” has suffered a setback as a federal high court sitting has ruled that the Nigerian Army lacks the power to implement such programme. Justice Rilwan Aikawa presided over the Fundamental Rights Enforcement suit lawsuit filed by Femi Falana (SAN), against the planned exercise by the Army. The human rights activist who asked the…