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Buhari ecowas

Governors Kick As Buhari Okays Financial Autonomy For Assemblies, Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari may have pulled a fast one on state governors with Friday’s signing of Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 which grants financial autonomy to State legislature and the judiciary. Many governors were left shocked by the president’s [...]

May 24, 2020 General
Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak To All Muslims

Happy “Eid-El-Fitri” to all my Muslim brothers and sisters, may Allah (SWT) Makes us witness more of it in good health, more wealth and whatever good things we wish ourselves. [...]

May 24, 2020 Religion
Alhaji Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: FG’s N20k Cash Transfer, School Feeding Program A Fraud

Alhaji Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari has at the weekend said that the school feeding programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government, even when all schools are closed due to COVID-19 pandemic, as a fraud. [...]

May 24, 2020 Education
German Church Opens Doors For Muslim Worshippers During Ramadan

German Church Opens Doors For Muslim Worshippers During Ramadan

German Church Opens Doors For Muslim Worshippers During Ramadan: A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. Germany allowed religious services to resume on 4 May [...]

May 23, 2020 Religion
Enenche

Pastor Enenche And Wife Visit UATH, Donate Food, Medical Items

As part of their continued efforts to support the fight against the scourge of coronavirus in the country, the Senior Pastors of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul and Dr. Mrs. Becky Enenche, on Friday visited the University of Abuja [...]

May 23, 2020 General
Tijjani Yusuf

Kyari, Tijjani Yusuf, Others Still Listed As Buhari’s Aides

The late former Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, is one of those still listed as aides to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), weeks or months after they have vacated their seats either through death or [...]

May 23, 2020 Government and politics
Military Airstrikes Kill 135 Bandits

Military Airstrikes Kill 135 Bandits, Destroy Camps In Katsina, Zamfara

The Nigerian Military on Saturday said it has killed at least 135 armed bandits during air-raids across Katsina and Zamfara states. According to a statement signed by a military spokesman, Major General, John Enenche, the air raids, executed by the [...]

May 23, 2020 Military
Muhammad Musa Bello

Muhammad Musa Bello: Places Of Worship Remain Shut In Abuja

The Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has said that places of worship in the territory remain shut based on advice from medical experts and guidelines from the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. Churches and mosques have been [...]

May 22, 2020 Religion
pandemic

FG Appeals To Traders, Transporters Not To Hike Prices during Pandemic

The Federal Government has appealed to traders not to hike prices of food items and transportation as the country battles to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism, made the appeal [...]

May 22, 2020 Business
Damian Opara

Damian Opara Resigns As Imo PDP Publicity Secretary, Joins APC

The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State, Damian Opara, has resigned from the party. Opara resigned on Thursday in a letter he addressed to the state chairman of the party. The politician who thanked the party [...]

May 22, 2020 Government and politics
coronavirus patients

Why COVID-19 Patients Play, Dance In Isolation Centres — NCDC Reveals

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the fact that some coronavirus patients are seen in videos on social media playing and dancing in isolation centres does not mean they are not ill. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this [...]

May 22, 2020 Health issues
National Home Grown School Feeding Programme

FG Kicks-off Modified Home Grown School Feeding Programme In Lagos

The Honourable Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, on Thursday, flagged-off the modified National Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Lagos State. In her keynote address at the ceremony held at LASUBEB premises [...]

May 22, 2020 Education
coronavirus cases recorded in the state are from oil workers

Wike: 60% Of COVID-19 Cases In Rivers Are Oil Workers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that 60 per cent of coronavirus cases recorded in the state are from oil workers returning from rigs. Governor Wike disclosed this when the Management Team of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited paid him [...]

May 21, 2020 Oil & Gas
Facemask

Policemen Without Face-Masks Try To Arrest Man For Not Wearing Face Mask In FCT

Policemen seen arresting a citizen who is dragging with them for not wearing a face mask mean while two off the police officers out of five were not wearing a face mask.. this happened early yesterday evening at Sauka Lugbe [...]

May 21, 2020 Military
Lagos State Records ₦282.6 Billion Q1 2020 Revenue

Lagos State Records ₦282.6 Billion Q1 2020 Revenue

Lagos State Records ₦282.6 Billion Q1 2020 Revenue: Not many nations within the African continent can boast of the feat Lagos state has attained over the past decade. The state rivals economies of nations as it ranks the top 10 [...]

May 21, 2020 Government and politics
Dr. Elizabeth Jack-Rich

Dr. Elizabeth Jack-Rich Featured In Forbes China May Issue 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Jack-Rich, the vibrant and energetic Business Mogul and philanthropist, known for her great passion in empowering women/youth in Nigeria and shouldering the mission of helping fellow citizens achieve shared prosperity. Thus, highlighting the spirit of a new generation [...]

May 21, 2020 International
11 trucks conveying Almajiri’s into Cross River State have been intercepted

11 Trucks Of Almajirai Entering Cross River Intercepted By Task Force

No fewer than 11 trucks conveying Almajiri’s into Cross River State have been intercepted at the Gakem-Benue border in Bekwarra Local Government Area of the state. Cross River Government in collaboration with Peace Corps Nigeria intercepted and sent back the [...]

May 21, 2020 General
COVID-19 pandemic

Journalists, Doctors, Essential Workers Suffer As Police Disregard Exemption

Essential workers in Lagos, including doctors and journalists, were, last night, stopped from going about their duties by the Police, in enforcement of the curfew imposed by the Federal Government to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Some journalists and health workers [...]

May 20, 2020 Government and politics
Ooni of Ife

Man Breaks Ooni Ogunwusi’s Gates, Rams Into Ooni Palace

A yet-to-be-identified man on Tuesday evening broke two gates and forced his way into the compound where a house occupied by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was located in his Ile Oodua’s palace in Ile Ife. According to [...]

May 20, 2020 Government and politics
Sit-at-Home strike

Lagos Doctors Begin Indefinite Sit-At-Home Strike To Protest Police Harassment

The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association has directed members to embark on a “Sit-at-Home strike to protest alleged harassment of its member at the frontline of Covid-19 by security operatives. The group accused the Police in Lagos [...]

May 20, 2020 Health issues
Nyesom Wike

Rivers Uncovers Plan To Declare State Of Emergency – Commissioner

Rivers Uncovers Plan To Declare State Of Emergency: PORT HARCOURT: The Rivers State Government said it has uncovered plans by some citizens of the state living in Abuja to cause a breakdown of law and order in the state to [...]

May 20, 2020 Government and politics
Salary Of A Nigerian Professor

See Take Home Pay Of A Professor After IPPIS

The Salary Of A Nigerian Professor After IPPIS These people have made up their minds to completely destroy the public university system. Is this what a professors takes home in the universities that their own children do attend? 342k per [...]

May 19, 2020 Education
COVID-19

COVID-19 Not A Joke – Buhari To Governors

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, told state governors not to take the raging COVID-19 pandemic as a joke. He asked them to step up enlightenment of their people on the seriousness of the infection by ensuring [...]

May 19, 2020 Government and politics
Thomas Thabane

Thomas Thabane Resigns As Lesotho Prime Minister

Who is Thomas Thabane?Mr Thabane, 80, is one of Africa’s oldest leaders and has spent most of his working life as a politician. No stranger to political rivalry, Mr Thabane once fled to South Africa, alleging a coup plot by [...]

May 19, 2020 Government and politics
Boko Haram

Boko Haram Burns Hospital In Dapchi, District Head’s Palace

Residents of Dapchi in Yobe State have described the attack on the community on Monday as the biggest so far carried out by Boko Haram militants. During the attack, the insurgents burnt down the palace of Dapchi District Head and [...]

May 19, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror
Homegrown School Feeding Scheme

Oke Umurhohwo: Time To Put Homegrown School Feeding Scheme Through Scrutiny

Ideally, it should be consistent, but like almost every government programmes and activities in the country, the homegrown feeding scheme has escaped the scrutiny of the public for too long. But that can no longer continue, and from the look [...]

May 19, 2020 Government and politics
Igbokwe

Igbos In Lagos APC Replace Igbokwe With Idimogu For 2023

Though 2023 General Election in Nigeria is still three years away, Igbos in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos, have unanimously endorsed the dethronement of Chief Joe Igbokwe as their Apex Leader, while at the same time elevating Honourable Jude [...]

May 18, 2020 Government and politics
Bode George

Bode George: Pumping Billions In School Feeding When Schools Are Closed Absurd

Bode George: All over the world, from Australia to the farthest reaches of Iceland, from the blue fields of Nicaragua in South America to the steppes of Asia – every inch of moth­er earth is infected with the scourge of [...]

May 18, 2020 Economy
Air Peace

Air Peace To Evacuate Nigerians From China Today Over COVID-19

One of Nigeria’s domestic carriers, Air Peace, is expected to leave for China today to evacuate Nigerians willing to leave the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A source in the airline confirmed that the flight would take [...]

May 18, 2020 Transportation
Dokpesi

Dokpesi And His Son Clash Over Comment On COVID-19

Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television and Raypower, has asked both broadcast stations to stop airing his comment on COVID-19. Dokpesi had in a recent video said he was confused on the difference between [...]

May 18, 2020 Health issues