Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu distances self, APC from Etsako-West violence

APC gubernatorial candidate in Edo, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Saturday dissociated himself and the party from the Aug.13 violence at a PDP rally in Etsako-West Local Government Area of the state.Recall that the election is scheduled to hold on Sept. 19.Ize-Iyamu denied the allegations at a press briefing in Benin, after he watched the footage[...]

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Apple Music and Apple TV+ set to be bundled at a discount

Apple is reportedly preparing a number of packages that would bundle its subscription services at a discount.The bundles, which the iPhone maker is internally calling “Apple One,” according to Bloomberg, will be launched alongside Apple’s new family of iPhones this fall. The goal of the bundles, the most basic of which pairs its streaming music[...]

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Amaechi, Lai Mohammed inspect Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tracks for the 156km modern rail project has been completed. Before departing for Ibadan in a modern train on the rail line, the ministers[...]

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Lagos APC chieftain, Lanre Razak, dies at 74

A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Lanre Razak, is dead.Razak, who was also a member of the party’s Governor’s Advisory Council, passed away on Saturday morning after a brief illness.The Balogun of Epe died at the age of 74 at the Reddington Hospital, Lagos.Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega[...]

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Tribunal quashes petition against Duoye Diri, affirms his election

Tribunal has Saturday quashed the petition submitted to it by mister Owei Woniwei of the Alliance for Democracy, against Senator Duoye Diri, saying that it lacks merit.In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Owodunni, the tribunal held that the petition is incompetent and lacks merit. The Tribunal further held that the petitioner failed to prove[...]

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Neuer feels a ’little sorry’ for Ter Stegen after Bayern humiliation

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer said he was saddened to see German rival and Barcelona counterpart Marc-Andre ter Stegen concede eight goals in Friday’s Champions League quarter-final humiliation. Bayern embarrassed LaLiga giants Barca 8-2 in Lisbon, where Neuer’s team-mates became the first team in Champions League history to score eight goals in a knockout match.Thomas[...]

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UN ‘strongly condemns’ rights abuses in Cameroon

The United Nations has “strongly and unequivocally” condemned reported cases of “serious human rights violations and abuses” in Cameroon.UN spokesperson, Stéphane Dujarric, stated the organisation’s position during his daily news briefing in New York on Friday.“On Cameroon, we have seen recent reports of serious human rights violations and abuses in that country.“These include a shocking[...]

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DG NTA lauds Lalong for peace efforts in Plateau

Director-General of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Yakubu Ibn-Mohammed, has lauded Gov. Simon Lalong on his initiative for peace efforts in Plateau.The DG gave the commendation when the governor paid a courtesy visit to NTA Headquarters on Friday in Abuja.“I want to congratulate Gov. Lalong for providing leadership in the state.“From 2000 to 2020, Plateau has[...]

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Borno Govt resettles 2,800 IDPs 6-years after insurgents’ attack

Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.The displaced families fled their homes and took refuge in Maiduguri, after the Boko Haram insurgents’ sacked the community in the past five years.Mustapha Gubio, the Commissioner for Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Resettlement (RRR), made the[...]

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