• Biden announces 13-member COVID-19 panel

    Biden announces 13-member COVID-19 panel0

    President-elect Joe Biden walks to his vehicle as he leaves the Queen theater after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden addressed the media earlier in the day about his response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The legal challenge mounted by President Donald Trump against

  • Trump again hits the golf course, a day after his defeat

    Trump again hits the golf course, a day after his defeat0

    US President Donald Trump golfs at Trump National Golf Club on November 7, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. – Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House, US media said November 7, defeating Donald Trump and ending a presidency that convulsed American politics, shocked the world and left the United States more divided than at any

  • Yakubu hands over as INEC chairman

    Yakubu hands over as INEC chairman0

    The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, handed over to Air Vice Marshall Ahmed Mu’azu (retd.) to oversee the affairs of the commission. Mu’azu would oversee the INEC pending the confirmation of Yakubu by the Senate.   Yakubu said, “You may recall that the current Commission was inaugurated in

  • Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks

    Senate panel suspends budget session over attacks0

    The Senate Committee on Interior, yesterday, suspended its budget defence session for agencies under its watch following attacks from #EndSARS and COVID-19 palliatives protesters.   The committee chairman, Senator Kashim Shetima, acknowledged that most of the paramilitary organisations were victims, as their offices were either vandalised or torched by the assailants. Since they have submitted

  • Looting continues nationwide

    Looting continues nationwide0

    A resident carries a bag of food on her head during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in Jos, Nigeria, on October 24, 2020. Ifiok Ettang / AFP • Youths risk death over expired foods, drugs• Many killed, many

  • Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army

    Excercise ‘Crocodile Smile’ not targetted at #EndSARS protest, says Army0

      Nigerian Army has said its ‘Crocodile Smile’ exercise is not targetted at persons protesting against police brutality in different parts of the country.   “This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020 has no relationship with any lawful protest under any guise