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Monthly Archives: February 2020


Buhari : Commiserates With Kano Emirs Over Uncle’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday expressed sadness over the passing of retired Ambassador Ado Sanusi, the Dan Iyan Kano and uncle to Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.  In a statement signed  by his senior special assistance on media  and publicity, Garba  [...]

February 29, 2020 Government and politics

NLC To Begins Strike On Tuesday

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Kebbi State chapter has ruled that it will embark on an infinite strike from Tuesday, March 3, over the state government’s inability to pay the N30, 000 minimum wage. This was revealed on Thursday by [...]

February 29, 2020 Government and politics

NHIS Applauds Gov. Emmanuel on Health Insurance Law … As Health Stakeholders Task Business Owners on Healthcare

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has commended Gov Udom Emmanuel for his backing on the Akwa Ibom State Health Insurance Bill, which will soon receive his executive assent. Speaking in Uyo, Friday February 28, the Akwa Ibom State coordinator [...]

February 29, 2020 Health issues
Kenya Installs the First Solar Plant

Kenya Installs the First Solar Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water

Water should not be a luxury product, but still in these modern times, one out of nine people does not have access to clean drinking water, so Kenya Installs the First Solar Plant That Transforms Ocean Water Into Drinking Water. [...]

February 28, 2020 Health issues
Bishop David Oyedepo

I curse Everyone in Government that is behind the killing of Christians in Nigeria – Bishop Oyedepo

Founder and General Overseer of Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo has placed a curse on the man who attempted to bomb his church in Kaduna State. Recall that the Kaduna State Police Command had on Sunday arrested a suspected [...]

February 27, 2020 Religion
Kazeem Tiamiyu

Kazeem Tiamiyu: IGP Adamu orders Immediate disbandment of SARS offices nationwide

To the joy and immense relief of many Nigerians, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has called for the immediate disbandment of all offices of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This was revealed by the senior special assistant [...]

February 27, 2020 Government and politics

El-Rufai, Why Presidency Should Return To South In 2023

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the Presidency has advocated for the return of the presidency to the Southern part of the country. He said: “The general political consensus in Nigeria is that the Presidency should rotate between the [...]

February 25, 2020 Government and politics

While Nigeria is still struggling with the US visa ban, the EU to put Nigeria under visa ban again…..

While Nigeria is still struggling with the US visa ban, the EU says there might be more in store for the country as far as visas are concerned. Nigerians may no longer find it easy to get visa to travel [...]

February 23, 2020 Government and politics

Niger Delta militants write open letter to Buhari over Lyon’s sack by Supreme court

The Niger Delta Militants, under the auspices of Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, have refuted an earlier threat to resume destruction oil facilities following the Supreme Court ruling that sacked Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon. On Tuesday The Coalition [...]

February 20, 2020 Military

Bayelsa: I’m Yet To Make Any Political Appointments – Diri

The Bayelsa state governor, Senator Douye Diri, has debunked rumours that he has made appointments of his kitchen cabinet. Instead, he stated that he “was yet to make any political appointment into his government”, and confirmed that he had uptil [...]

February 20, 2020 Government and politics

2020 UTME Registration ends today Feb. 17

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given the statistics so far for candidates registration, saying over 1.9 million prospective candidates for its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), with a few hours to the end of the exercise. [...]

February 17, 2020 Government and politics
Why we are releasing rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters – Military

Why we are releasing rehabilitated Boko Haram fighters – Military

The Defence Headquarters says it has rehabilitated and is releasing former Boko Haram fighters as a shift from the use of arms and weapons to a soft approach to the war against insurgency in the Northeast. The Acting Defence Spokesman, [...]

February 16, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror

Coronavirus: Travellers from China test negative for Nigeria

Coronavirus: For inside tweet, di agency say dia protocol, na to test all returning travellers wey dey come from China with symptoms of cough and difficult respiration. Since the beginning of #COVID19 outbreak, the protocol in Nigeria is to TEST [...]

February 16, 2020 Health issues

EFCC invite Kwara Govt to collect N200M looted fund recovered from Previous administration

The Economic and Financial crime commission (EFCC) has invited Kwara State governor Abdulramman Abdulrazaq to collect N200 Million looted fund recovered from the previous administration. While speaking to newsmen yesterday in Ilorin the State capital by the Governor said that [...]

February 15, 2020 Government and politics

Britain Declares Coronavirus a serious Threat To Public Health

Britain on Monday declared the new coronavirus a serious and imminent threat to public health, giving the government additional powers to isolate those suspected of being infected. Britain has recorded four cases of coronavirus so far while British nationals, who [...]

February 12, 2020 Health issues
Boko Haram Killings

Boko Haram Killings: Blame The Massacre On The Travellers And Not Us – Army

Boko Haram Killings: Major General Olusegun Adeniyi theatre commander. Reacting to the governor’s accusation, blamed the attack travellers for disobeying the 5p.m. highway curfew between Maiduguri and Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state. Mr Adeniyi. The incident would not have [...]

February 12, 2020 Boko Haram And Terror

Why Sacking Me, Others Won’t End Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff ,Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has said President Muhammadu Buhari sacking his service chiefs would not end Boko Haram. Naija News reports that the Senate, House of Representatives and Nigerians had called on Buhari to replace his service chiefs as they [...]

February 12, 2020 General
Boko Haram

Stop Releasing Our Killers – Soldiers Cry Out As 1,400 Boko Haram Suspects Are Released

The news of the return of 1,400 suspected Boko Haram members into the society in Borno State has attracted ‘worrying’ reactions from some soldiers. The disappointed soldiers lamented that the government is releasing ‘killers’ that they had previously captured back into the [...]

February 12, 2020 General
Archbishop Chukwuma

Enugu govt is not building Islamic Centre – Archbishop Chukwuma

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has described the allegation that the Enugu State Government was building an Islamic Centre at Uwani, Enugu, as untrue and misleading. Archbishop Chukwuma who spoke when the family of [...]

February 9, 2020 General

Stories about Abacha loot are lies-Al-mustapha

Abacha loot: A former National Security Adviser to late ex-Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, has revealed that he was forced to implicate President Muhammadu Buhari in a caseof public funds looting. Al-Mustapha disclosed that he was forced to implicate [...]

February 9, 2020 General

Why My House Was Bombed, Edo APC Chieftain, Inegbeniki Explains

In this interview, Chief Francis Inegbeniki, a chieftain of the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC spoke on the bombing of house in Benin City on Saturday, 1st February 2020 while he was away hosting a rally [...]

February 8, 2020 General
Governor In Imo

There Will Be No Governor In Imo Should Supreme Court Fail To Review Her Judgement.

The ex-deputy governor of Imo state, Hon Engr Gerald Irona has said that there will be no governor in Imo State if the Supreme Court fails to upturn her January 14 judgment delivered in favour of Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the [...]

February 8, 2020 General

Enugu govt distributes motorcycles, bicycles to 260 wards

The Enugu State Government has commenced the distribution of the 260 motorcycles and 260 bicycles it procured for the 260 electoral wards in the state, to complement and facilitate the operations of the Forest Guards. It would be recalled that [...]

February 6, 2020 General
Meet Ghana female teacher

Meet Ghana female teacher who spends her lunch break sewing pupils’ torn uniforms

A kindhearted Ghana female teacher has set the bar high for other educators by putting her all in her job. Naomi Awomeh has brought a new meaning to the word service as she always endeavors to leave smiles on her [...]

February 6, 2020 General

We can handle coronavirus – Health minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has assured that Nigeria has the capacity to detect and respond to the coronavirus if it is imported into the country. The coronavirus, a deadly new virus which originated in Wuhan, China, has [...]

February 5, 2020 General

I will establish 10,000 new churches in Nigeria ― Oyedepo

Dr David Oyedepo, President and Founder, Living Faith Church (LFC), says the church has commenced efforts at planting additional 10,000 new churches across the country in 2020. Oyedepo disclosed this while addressing the church workers forum at the International Headquarters [...]

February 3, 2020 General