Obafemi Awolowo’s eldest child, Tola Oyediran is dead
Rev Tola Oyediran, the daughter of the Western Region Priemer, Obafemi Awolowo, is dead.
Oyediran, who is the eldest child of Awolowo died on Friday, October 16, 2020, at 79 years.
She was billed to celebrate…READ MORE
Leicester City Coach Rodgers Provides Update On Ndidi’s Injury Situation
Leicester City coach Brendan Rodgers attended the customary pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of his side’s Premier League meeting with Aston Villa and one of the subjects he touched on was the injury situation of Wilfred Ndidi.
Ndidi pulled out of the Nigeria squad for their games in October against Algeria and Tunisia due to an adductor injury…READ MORE
Sen Sani blasts Northern Govs for kicking against #EndSars protests
Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani has taken a swipe at Northern Governors for kicking against the ongoing #EndSars protests.
The public commentator in a post on his official Twitter handle on Friday lambasted their declaration of support for the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The former lawmaker was reacting to comments made on Thursday by the Chairman…READ MORE
#EndSARS Protesters Observe Juma’at Prayer at Lekki Toll-gate, Assembly Road, Reject MC Oluomo’s Food
As the #EndSARS protest enters Day Nine on Friday, the spirit of solidarity amongst protesters appears to be growing even across religious boundaries, as Muslims amongst them observed their regular Friday prayer openly at the Lekki Toll Gate and on Lagos State Assembly road, both of which had been grounded by protesters since the the protests began last week.
THISDAY reports that protesters also observed Friday prayers on some Abuja roads…READ MORE
Two killed as thugs attack #EndSARS protesters in Edo
The #EndSARS protest on Friday turned violent in Benin City, the Edo State capital, when suspected thugs threw rocks at protesters who besieged the Edo State House of Assembly and shot sporadically, leaving two persons reportedly dead and many injured.
The protesters, in a reprisal attack, took the fight back to where the thugs were converging at the museum ground in King’s Square (Ring Road) where they engaged in a brawl.
A victim who was caught in the web…READ MORE
Flood kills 54, destroys 30,356 houses in Kano
The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Friday said that fifty-four persons lost their lives and 30,356 houses destroyed by flood this rainy season in the state.
The Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr Saleh Jili, made this known in an interview with NAN in Kano.
Jili explained that the data which cut across the 44 Local Government Areas of Kano was recorded from June to October 2020…READ MORE
Seven feared killed, others injured in Delta communal clash
At least seven persons were feared killed in a suspected communal clash between Oleh and Ozoro communities in Isoko South and North council areas of Delta state.
It was learnt the incident, which occurred between Thursday and early hours of Friday, saw several others injured.
The casualties and other victims…READ MORE