CDS, Other Service Chiefs Visit Headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri

Operation Lafiya Dole

CDS, Other Service Chiefs Visit Headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri       New Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor and other Service Chiefs have paid a visit to the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri. New Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor on Sunday led other Service Chiefs on an operational visit to the Headquarters, Command and Control Centre of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, the Borno State Capital. Their visit to the theatre for the war against Boko Haram comes a…

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BREAKING: Osun Records Five New Cases of B117 COVID-19 Strain

Nigeria Records Zero Deaths

BREAKING: Osun Records Five New Cases of B117 COVID-19 Strain         The Osun State Government has announced the discovery of five cases of the deadly B117 strain of COVID-19 in the state which was first recorded in the United Kingdom. This is coming barely five days after the Chairman Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha announced that Nigeria has recorded four cases of COVID-19 B117 strain. The Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, confirmed the discovery of the COVID-19 in a public announcement…

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Breaking: Osun Government Worried over Deadly UK COVID-19 Strain 

COVID-19 Strain

Breaking: Osun Government Worried over Deadly UK COVID-19 Strain         Osun state government said it has recorded five cases of the more virulent and deadly B117 COVID-19 strain first reported in the United Kingdom in the state. The government said it is worried because it was barely a week ago that the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced the discovery of the strain in Nigeria. “Considering the continued disregard and defiance for safety protocols in the state, the government is extremely concerned about the days ahead,”…

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APC Express Sadness over Death of Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo

Fausat Gbadebo

APC Express Sadness over Death of Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo         The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of Lagos East Senatorial Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo. Gbadebo, 68, passed away during an undisclosed illness. She was the first Executive Chairman of Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA). Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, Lagos APC Woman Leader, paid a condolence visit to the family at Ijede in Ikorodu on Saturday. She said the deceased was a politician loyal and dedicated to the party. Okoya-Thomas recalled that Gbadebo…

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Two Arrested For International Child Pornography in Kano

Child Pornography

Two Arrested For International Child Pornography in Kano         Operatives of the Nigeria Police Interpol National Central Bureau, Abuja have arrested two suspects engaged in international child pornography. The suspects who are based in Kano are identified as Ibrahim Muazzam Mohammad Aminu and Mohammad Tahir Umar. Both men are accused of taking advantage of underage girls whom they sexually abuse, make video recordings of the act and share on an international social media Whatsapp group chat known as “Pervertidos”, owned and managed by a Brazilian called Adriana.…

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12 Governors in Nigeria Are Gay- Claims Actor Uche Maduagwu

12 Governors in Nigeria Are Gay- Claims Actor Uche Maduagwu         Controversial Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, has claimed that 12 Nigerian governors and 40 percent of lawmakers are gay. He made the claim in an Instagram post days after declaring his sexual orientation as gay. He however didn’t mention names. He slammed the anti-gay law former President Goodluck Jonathan signed in 2014. The actor called on U.S. President Joe Biden to sanction the Nigerian government over the 14-year jail term for homosexuals in Nigeria. He wrote, “Dear…

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NDLEA Seizes Cocaine, Heroin Worth over ₦30bn at Lagos Airport

Cocaine

NDLEA Seizes Cocaine, Heroin Worth over ₦30bn at Lagos Airport         The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has seized cocaine and heroin worth over ₦30 billion at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The seizures were made within the space of one week, and also, barely a week after the new NDLEA Chairman, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa vowed to dismantle drug trafficking cartels across Nigeria. According to a top official of the agency, one of the seizures, 26.840 kilograms of cocaine is the biggest single…

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Egypt To Receive Coronavirus Vaccines Today

AstraZeneca Vaccine on Children

Egypt To Receive Coronavirus Vaccines Today         Egypt said Saturday the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca would arrive on Sunday. The Egyptian authority in charge of the acquisition of pharmaceuticals announced “the arrival of the first batch of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine tomorrow, Sunday January 31, 2021”, without specifying the number of doses. Last week, officials said they had ordered 20 million doses, according to Egyptian media. Egypt, the Arab world’s most populous country with around 100 million people, has recorded…

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Fighting Corruption: Corps Marshal Asks Public to Report Unprofessional Conducts of Personnel

FRSC

Fighting Corruption: Corps Marshal Asks Public to Report Unprofessional Conducts of Personnel         Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has called on the public to leverage the availability of the ‘Flag it’ Anti-Corruption App, to report conducts exhibited by FRSC staff. This is in a bid to achieve total eradication of all incidences of disservice, indiscipline, and corruption among personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for punishment and reward where applicable. Contained in a statement by Bisi Kazeem, the Corps Public Education Officer, the Flag it…

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Photos: Buhari Revalidates APC Membership

Membership

Photos: Buhari Revalidates APC Membership         President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, Katsina State. After completing his revalidation, Buhari tweeted: “Today in Daura, I participated in the membership registration and revalidation exercise of our great party. “All good people must get involved in the task of nation-building and improving their society. Register for your party, and register to vote. “I thank our Party for choosing a bottom-up process of registration. Our party style and structure should no…

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