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Friday 10th July 2020,
Hope for Nigeria

Zamfara: Matawallen Gives 200 Vehicles To Security Agencies

Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) has handed over 200 operational vehicles procured by his administration in support of all operational security agencies in the state. Beneficiaries of the vehicles include the Army, the Police, the Dss, the NCDC, the Customs [...]

July 8, 2020 Government and politics
Nyesom Wike

Wike Replies Ganduje: Your Dollars Won’t Work In Edo

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election, Governor Nyesom Wike, has said his Kano State counterpart, Abdullahi Ganduje, is the one who deserves to be isolated, not him. He said this [...]

July 8, 2020 Government and politics
Dr. Chris Ngige

Ngige Threatens To Sue James Falake Over N2 Billion Allegation

Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige has threatened to sue the Chairman of the House of Representatives on Finance James Falake, for alleging that he inserted N2 billion projects in the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) 2020 [...]

July 8, 2020 Government and politics
Ibrahim Magu

Bishop Seun Adeoye: Arrest Of Magu Confirms Nigeria Stinks

Bishop Seun Adeoye, the Lead Bishop of the Worldwide Anglican Church in Nigeria, has reacted to the arrest of the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, by the Directorate of State Security as a development that confirmed his [...]

July 7, 2020 Government and politics
Agboola Ajayi,

Agboola Ajayi Denies Bribing PDP Aspirants To Step Down

Governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state at the weekend said they rejected the plot to buy them over Hon. Agboola Ajayi, the deputy governor of the state. Last month, Ajayi defected from the All Progressives [...]

July 7, 2020 Government and politics

EFCC Docks “Adeherself” For Possession Of Fraudulent Documents

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. The [...]

July 7, 2020 entertainment
Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Cross River

Cross River Doctors Declare Strike, Accuse Ayade Govt Of Hiding COVID19 Patients

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Cross River chapter has withdrawn its services from all medical facilities in the state. This was relayed in a letter addressed to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, from the state chairman of the association, [...]

July 6, 2020 Health issues
Goodluck Jonathan

Prophet Bomadi: Pray For Goodluck Jonathan, They Will Send Assassins To Kill Him

Message to Goodluck Jonathan: Assassins’ll attempt your life this year but’ll fail — Prophet Serimoedumu The general overseer of Mount Zion Divine Gospel Ministry Inc., Prophet Bomadi Serimoedumu, has again, cautioned former President Goodluck Jonathan to be careful, saying his [...]

July 6, 2020 Government and politics
bubonic plague

Bubonic Plague Hits China. Country Bans Eating Animals Carrying Black Death Bug

Authorities in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia are on high alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague, the disease that caused the Black Death pandemic, was reported Sunday. The case was discovered in the city of Bayannur, located [...]

July 6, 2020 Health issues
Bola Tinubu,

Tinubu Got The Message By Oke Umurhohwo

When considering the behaviour of a clever schemer like Bola Tinubu, you’ll hardly take his recent position on the 2023 presidential race so serious. Almost every newspaper went with the rider that suggests Tinubu is yet to make up his [...]

July 6, 2020 Government and politics
Broadcast Stations

FG Approves Bailout For Broadcast Stations

The Buhari-led Federal Government has announced a 60% debt cancellation and a further 40% discount on licensing fees for all broadcast stations operating in the country effective from July 10, 2020. The measures are part of moves to inject financial [...]

July 6, 2020 Government and politics
Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus

Ebonyi Governor Umahi Tests Positive For COVID19. Hands Over To Deputy

The Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday. He said himself and some of his close aides tested positive for the virus [...]

July 4, 2020 Health issues

Polio: Buhari Thanks Osinbajo For Making Nigeria Proud

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for making Nigeria proud by providing leadership that led the country to become polio-free. The President also commended other members of the Presidential Taskforce on Polio Eradication and world leaders who [...]

July 4, 2020 Government and politics
Orji Kalu

Orji Kalu, Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Boss Mustapha Hold Private Meeting (Photos)

Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu; President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila on Friday met privately in Abuja. Igbere TV gathered that Senator Orji Kalu, a former governor of Abia, also met separately [...]

July 4, 2020 General
Travel Ban

Flights Resumption: No More VIP Consideration At Airports – Sirika

Minister of Aviation Senator Hadi Sirika last night said as flights resume on Monday, aides of VIP passengers would henceforth be stopped from accessing the terminal. Sirika said airport officials have the right to stop every VIP accessing the terminal [...]

July 3, 2020 Transportation
Nigerians Aged 20 To 40 Spreading COVID-19

Nigerians Aged 20 To 40 Spreading COVID-19 — Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Federal Government has said that Nigerian youths between the ages of 20 and 40 are majorly responsible for the spread of the COVID-19, while the majority of those bearing the brunt are older people from 50 years and above. [...]

July 3, 2020 Health issues

INEC Displays Certificates Of Obaseki, Others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday in Edo State displayed the forms of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki, and those of 13 others at its annex office, located at the former state [...]

July 3, 2020 Government and politics
Alani Bankole

Alani Bankole: Stop Imposing Wrong Candidates On Nigerians

A foremost Nigerian businessman and politician, Chief Suarau Alani Bankole, described imposition of candidates by political parties as the bane of Nigeria’s politics and therefore asked the leading parties in the country to stop the practice in the interest of [...]

July 2, 2020 Government and politics

COVID-19: Obaseki Calls For Caution As Edo Cases Exceed 1000, Deaths Rise To 39

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed worry over the alarming rate of community spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state, urging residents to be cautious and observe precautionary measures against the spread of the infectious disease. In [...]

July 2, 2020 Government and politics
100 units Hand Washing Stations

Lagos Donates 100 Units Of Handwashing Stations To Strategic Locations (photos)

Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, said that it has adopted internationally-accepted safety protocols in curbing the spread of the Coronavirus across the State, just as it launched the deployment of 100 units Hand Washing Stations produced by the State Government, [...]

July 2, 2020 Health issues

INEC Says New Voters Won’t Participate In Ondo Governorship Election

New voters would not be registered ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said. During a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure on Wednesday, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Rufus [...]

July 2, 2020 Government and politics
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

N700m Fraud: Court To Decide Ize-Iyamu’s Fate Today

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming 19 Edo election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, will know his fate today when he appears at the Federal High Court, Benin City. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Ize-Iaymu is being [...]

July 2, 2020 Religion
Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu: Abia Has Become Miyetti Allah Cattle Market

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday says Abia State has changed from ‘Gods own state’ to Miyetti Allah-owned cattle market. He said this in a statement, titled, “Finally the reason why they initiated [...]

July 1, 2020 Nigerian-Biafran War
Okowa and his Wife

Governor Okowa And Wife, Edith Test Positive For Coronavirus

Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and his Wife, Dame Edith Okowa test positive for Coronavirus after daughter tested positive. The Governor made the disclosure on his Facebook page on Wednesday morning. My wife and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We [...]

July 1, 2020 Government and politics
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state

Ganduje Burns Fake & Illegal Drugs Worth Over N380 Million

Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state, takes a leaf from governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, in the fight against drug abuse, as observed by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, adding that Ganduje’s strategy is worth copying. [...]

July 1, 2020 Government and politics
10,000 Radio Sets

Lagos To Give 10,000 Radio Sets To Pupils For Homeschooling

Folasade Adefisayo, the commissioner for education in Lagos state, says the state is giving out 10,000 radio sets to pupils in underserved communities to continue their schooling. Speaking with TheCable via a live interview on Sunday evening, Adefisayo said the [...]

July 1, 2020 Education
private laboratory to conduct COVID-19 test

Private Labs In Lagos To Conduct COVID-19 Tests, To Cost Between 40,000-50,400

Lagos residents who are unable to get themselves tested in government own facilities would henceforth pay N50,400 in a private laboratory to conduct COVID-19 test. The state’s commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed this while launching the Lagos State [...]

June 30, 2020 General
fresh external borrowings totalling $5.513bn

Afenifere To Buhari: Sack Service Chiefs Like You Did To APC NWC

Pan-Yoruba socio-po­litical organisation, Afenifere, admon­ished President Mu­hammadu Buhari on Mon­day to tackle the lapses in the security architecture of the country like he did in his political party, the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC), last week. Following recommenda­tions by President Buhari, [...]

June 30, 2020 Government and politics

India Bans 59 Chinese Mobile Apps (Full List)

As tensions along the border continue, the Government of India has decided to ban Chinese apps diverting data and those with privacy issues. Government has announced a ban on 59 such Chinese apps, including Tik Tok. Government has decided to [...]

June 30, 2020 Technology
Nyesom Wike

I Pray APC Remains In Crisis – Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has said that he prays that the All Progressive Congress stays in crisis. Wike said this in an interview with Arise TV.He recalled that the ruling party jubilated over the confusion that rocked the Peoples [...]

June 29, 2020 Government and politics