Daily Archives: October 13, 2020

#EndSARS protest is organized by kids who have no understanding of what the root issues are — Lauretta Onochie

President Buhari’s media aide, Lauretta Onochie has again lashed out at #EndSARS protesters.  Onochie in a tweet she shared, stated that the protest is being organized by kids who have no understanding of what the root issues are. She further shared a screenshot of Zahra Buhari’s Instastory post in which she condemned police brutality to back…

Governor Akeredolu and his Deputy receive their Certificate of Return

Rotimi Akeredolu who was re-elected as Governor of Ondo state, has received his certificate of return alongside his Deputy, Lucky Ayedatiwa. Presenting the certificate of return to Akeredolu and Aiyedatiwa, Ondo Resident Electoral Commissioner Ambassador Rufus Akeju urged the Governor to continue to provide basic services, basic amenities and infrastructure for the masses. Akeredolu on his own part hailed…

Renowned Nigerian poet J.P. Clark dies at 85

Renowned Nigerian poet, Prof. John Pepper Clark has died at the age of 85. The emeritus professor of Literature who is also the younger brother of former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, died today, October 13, 2020. His death was announced in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark. The statement reads: “The…

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus while on international duty for Portugal

Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus while on International duty for PortugalThe Juventus striker is not suffering any symptoms, but is now self-isolating and will play no part in Portugal’s clash with Sweden. The Portugal’s Football Federation said in a statement: “Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after…

Another man commits suicide in Benue State

A middle aged man identified as Alumun Igbaze has allegedly committed suicide in Benue State. Igbaze was found was hanging on a tree at Mbaayilamo community in Buruku Local Government Area of the state on Sunday evening, Octobr 11. Recall that the lifeless body of another middle aged man, Tyoaka Tyosue, was found hanging in the classroom of…

Nasarawa State Governor suspends aide over alleged impersonation and forgery

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the suspension of his Senior Special Assistant on Development Control, Architect Stanley Buba, over alleged impersonation and forgery.Recall that the state House of Assembly had recommended Mr Buba’s suspension, following his accusation of usurping the powers of the Managing Director, Nasarawa Urban Development Board, NUDB,…

Senate Minority Caucus rejects Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as INEC Commissioner

The Senate Minority Caucus has rejected the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as National Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).  In a statement released by the lawmakers, President Buhari was accused of “willfully going against the constitution” as his Special Assistant on social media is allegedly a card-carrying party member.  Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe urged Buhari…