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Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Something bigger than covid-19 will hit Nigeria — Zakaria

Something bigger than covid-19 will hit Nigeria — Zakaria

It was supposed to be a great year, but all of a sudden, the world came to a stand still as people are forced to stay home since the outbreak of covid-19 became mainstream. Since the first case of the [...]

April 6, 2020 International
Three-storey building collapses in Enugu

Three-storey building collapses in Enugu

A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in Enugu State. The building, which was located at Ezeluike Street, Olympic Layout, off One Day, Agbani Road, Awkunanaw in Enugu South Local Government Area of the state collapsed on Sunday about 8:20pm. [...]

April 6, 2020 Environmental issues
Buhari approves withdrawal of $150m from Sovereign Wealth Fund

COVID-19: Buhari approves withdrawal of $150m from Sovereign Wealth Fund

The President, Major-General Muhamadu Buhari (retd.), has given approval for the withdrawal of $150m from the Sovereign Wealth Fund for distribution to the three tiers of government. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this [...]

April 6, 2020 Government and politics
Palm Sunday procession

COVID-19 lockdown stalls Palm Sunday procession

Perhaps for the first time in history, Christians in the country yesterday marked this year’s Palm Sunday in their homes and neighbourhoods to which they have been confined by the government because of the coronavirus. Because churches and mosques are [...]

April 6, 2020 Religion
Outrage over government’s move to invite Chinese doctors

Outrage over government’s move to invite Chinese doctors

The move by the Federal Government to bring Chinese medical experts to help it check the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria has drawn the ire of local stakeholders. Health Minister Osagie Ehanire had announced last Friday that an “18-man team of [...]

April 6, 2020 Health issues