Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Friday 22nd January 2021

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Bauchi Governor signs $70m MoU with UK-based firm on provision of electricity

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, on Friday evening signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PowerDot, a United Kingdom-based energy firm, on provision of uninterrupted electricity through incineration of municipal solid waste to energy at an affordable cost. The MoU, which is a $70million investment, according to a press statement signed and made …
Bauchi Governor signs $70m MoU with UK-based firm on provision of electricity

Why I invited PDP Governor to commission projects in Jigawa – Gov Badaru

Jigawa State Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar said he invited the Peoples Democratic party PDP Governors forum and Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal because they do politics without bitterness. Governor Badaru stated this at the official commissioning of 744 Housing estate township in Dutse, the state capital of Jigawa State. This is coming amidst some …
Why I invited PDP Governor to commission projects in Jigawa – Gov Badaru



COVID-19: Africa’s cases surpass 3.3m as death toll hits 82,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has said that there are over 3.3 million confirmed coronavirus cases on the African continent. The UN health agency made this known in a statement released via its official Twitter account on Friday. WHO said that there were over 3.3 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the …
COVID-19: Africa’s cases surpass 3.3m as death toll hits 82,000

BREAKING: Oyo: Makinde orders Police to arrest Sunday Igboho, others over Fulani quit notice

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has ordered the Police to arrest Sunday Igboho and others causing tension in the state. On Friday, Igboho went to Igangan to retstae his ultimatum to Fulanis to leave. Igangan is a community in Ibarapa North Local Government Area. The activist had accused the Fulani of perpetrating murders and kidnappings. …
BREAKING: Oyo: Makinde orders Police to arrest Sunday Igboho, others over Fulani quit notice

BREAKING: Nigerian university workers announce date to begin strike

Non-teaching staff in Nigerian public universities will commence a nationwide strike from February 15, 2021. The workers are opposed to the Federal Government’s handling of the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). They are protesting the sharing formula of the N40billion earned academic allowances and non-payment of arrears of the new minimum wage. The …
BREAKING: Nigerian university workers announce date to begin strike

Lloyd Austin is America’s first black Defense Secretary, Pentagon Chief

The Senate on Friday confirmed President Joe Biden’s Defense Secretary nominee, retired Gen. Lloyd Austin. He will become the first African American to run the department. Austin, who will head The Pentagon, retired in 2016 and had to be granted a waiver. The law requires a Defense Secretary be seven years off-duty before taking the …
Lloyd Austin is America’s first black Defense Secretary, Pentagon Chief

Zamfara NUJ bans unauthorised use of union’s sticker

The Zamfara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has banned unauthorized use of union’s sticker after its regular State Executive council (SEC) meeting on Thursday at the state Secretariat. The meeting was presided by the Council Chairman, Abdulrazak Bello Kaura. According to a press statement signed and made available to newsmen by …
Zamfara NUJ bans unauthorised use of union’s sticker



Akeredolu approves massive recruitment for Amotekun

Following the prevailing insecurity in Ondo State occasioned by the activities of kidnappers and bandits, Governor Okuwarotimi Akeredolu on Friday gave a nod to the massive recruitment into the state Security Network otherwise known as Amotekun Corps. According to the approval memo, the categories of officers to be recruited were regular officers, intelligence corps as …
Akeredolu approves massive recruitment for Amotekun

We came from Sokoto – Suspected kidnappers arrested in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Security Network Agency (Amotekun) has arrested four suspected kidnappers. The gang disclosed that they arrived from Sokoto a few days ago. Ekiti Commander of the Corps, retired Brig. General Joe Komolafe, briefed reporters on Friday in Ado-Ekiti. He said the quartet were arrested Friday morning at Eda Oniyo in Ilejemeje Local Government …
We came from Sokoto – Suspected kidnappers arrested in Ekiti

Bill Gates receives COVID-19 vaccine

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), has received COVID-19 vaccine. He disclosed this on his Twitter page even as he commended frontline workers for their services during this pandemic. On his Twitter page, Gates wrote:”One of the benefits of being 65 is that I’m eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. …
Bill Gates receives COVID-19 vaccine

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