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Buhari Departs For France On Sunday

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to depart Nigeria on Sunday to Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit. In a statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, the summit will focus on reviewing African economy, following shocks from COVID-19 pandemic, and getting relief, especially from increased debt burden […]

Rivers Police Command Denies Killing Four Wounded IPOB Members, Nurse

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-There was confusion in Rivers State at the weekend as the police denied storming hideout of some of the fleeing wounded gunmen in Oyigbo Local Government Area, Rivers State, killing four of them and a female nurse. It was earlier gathered that a tactical team of the Nigerian Police carried out the […]

Ebonyi State Commissioner For Housing Passes On

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Ebonyi State Commissioner for Housing, Uche Okah, is dead. Ukah reportedly died on Friday at a hospital in Abuja, where she was receiving treatment over an undisclosed illness. Governor David Umahi on Saturday commiserated with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media […]

Maritime Journalists, Experts To Assess 1st Quarter Of The Industry Activities In Nigeria

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria (MAJAN) and maritime stakeholders has concluded plans to hold a one-day programme to review activities and policies in the maritime industry  in first quarter of 2021. A press statement sighted by  NewsRangers disclosed that the programme slated for Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Lagos, will pave the […]

Killings: Monarch, stakeholders Expel Customs Officials From Oyo Community

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Embittered by the unfortunate shooting and killing of four residents of Iseyin Town by men of the Nigerian Customs Service on Thursday, the Aseyin of Iseyinland, Oba (Dr.) Salaudeen Adekunle Ajinese and other stakeholders of the ancient community yesterday pronounced outright expulsion of the security operatives from the community. The monarch made […]

North Korea Pulls Out From 2022 World Cup Qualification

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Asian Football Confederation has announced North Korea has pulled out of qualification for the 2022 World Cup. “The (AFC) has today confirmed the withdrawal of the DPR Korea Football Association from the Asian Qualifiers,” the AFC said in a statement on Sunday. Pyongyang has not yet given an official reason for […]

Protesters Shut Down London, Manchester, Bristol Over Israeli Attack On Gaza

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Protesters took to the streets in London on Saturday to demonstrate against the ongoing violence in the Middle East. (May 15)Thousands of demonstrators marched from Hyde Park to the Israeli embassy in Kensington, after a week in which at least 126 people have been killed in Gaza and seven people have been […]

Leicester Thrashes Chelsea To Win First FA Cup

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers hailed the “historical achievement” of his side in beating Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday to lift the FA Cup for the first time in the club’s 137-year history. Youri Tielemans’s sensational winner was witnessed by 22,000 fans at Wembley. The largest crowd for a sports event in England since […]

Kid Reporter Who Interviewed Obama At White House Passes On At 23

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The student reporter who gained national acclaim when he interviewed President Barack Obama at the White House in 2009 has died of natural causes, his family says.  Damon Weaver was 23 when he died May 1, his sister, Candace Hardy, told the Palm Beach Post. Further details were not released. He had […]

Appeal Court Sets Aside Conviction Of Companies Linked To Patience Jonathan

LAGOS MAY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Court of Appeal has set aside the conviction of four companies linked to Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. A statement by the companies’ lawyer, Mike Ozekhome SAN, said the judgment was delivered today during a virtual (zoom) court session with attendance restricted to only parties and […]

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