Abuja's Covid-19 emergency response team protest the non-payment of their allowances

STAFF of Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Covid-19 emergency response team have staged a protest to express their disgust at the fact that they have not been paid their N30,000 daily allowances for April and May.



I would like to see the formation of a people’s body called Fulanis Against Herdsmen Killings as in this post-coronavirus environment Nigeria can no longer afford the huge security costs involved

Ayo Akinfe

(1) We have all been dazzled by the huge public outcry over the killing of Floyd George in Minnesota. I am very pleased to see the massive revulsion across America over the racist murder and police brutality


Rohr promises to win the 2021 African Cup of Nations as payback for being given new contract

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has promised Nigerian football fans that he will win the 2021 African Cup of Nations as a payback for the recent extension of his contract until after the 2022 World Cup.



Orji Uzor Kalu regains his freedom after Lagos high court orders his release from prison

FORMER Abia State governor and current senate chief whip Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has regained his freedom after a Lagos federal high court ordered his release from prison following the recent annulment of the judgement hailing him for fraud.



Former world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather offers to meet the cost of George Floyd's funeral

FORMER world boxing champion and current fight promoter Floyd Mayweather has offered to pay for the funeral costs of George Floyd the black man who recently died in Minneapolis after a police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes.



Siemens report on Nigerian power says the sector will require subsidies for the foreseeable future

GERMAN engineering giant Siemens has published a damning indictment of the Nigerian power sector pointing out that it is grossly defective and will continue to require subsidies for new projects in the future.



Oshiomhole gets injunction preventing Obaseki from arresting him for fraud while was governor

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki has been refrained from arresting and prosecuting the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole by an Abuja high court over indictment contained in a white paper recently submitted to the Edo State government.



I dream of the day when Nigeria will send troops into any country where black people are being mistreated to protect them

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I will say this 100 times over again that one of the biggest problems the negro has is that as a people we have no protector of the pride. When I look at the way Russia always jumps in to safeguard Slav interests worldwide, the way China saved Korea from total US colonisation and the way Israel brought many Nazi war criminals to trial, it is clear that black people have no champion nation


Rivers State indigenes brace themselves for another lockdown as Wike threatens re-imposition

RIVERS State residents are bracing themselves for another possible coronavirus lockdown following recent threats by Governor Nyesom Wike to re-impose a shutdown in response to the disregard members of the public are showing towards observing social distancing.



Buhari expected to pass responsibility for further easing of lockdowns on to governors

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will be passing the baton on the further easing of coronavirus restrictions to Nigeria's 36 state governors later today on the recommendation of the presidential task force on Covid-19.




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