Monthly Archives: April, 2020

Northern Youths Hint of Impending Defeat of Boko Haram

A group, Northern Youth Anti Corruption Ambassadors have hinted of impending defeat of the Boko Haram insurgents in the north east following the renewed onslaught championed by the Chief of Army Staff, Brig. Gen. Tukur Buratai. According to the group,...

COVID-19- Reps summon PTF, DG NCDC, Health Minister

The House of Representatives have summoned the Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 to appear and brief it on May 5 on the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and its template for the intervention in all the...

COVlD-19: Edo Govt. records 29 confirmed cases, 3 deaths – Commissioner

Edo Government says the state has recorded 29 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) with three deaths. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Benin on Tuesday. According to him, since the first outbreak of...

FG declares May 1 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020, as a public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement...

Breaking : IPDI accuses NNS Delta of killing , indiscriminate shooting in communities

It’s a lie to discredit our crusade against illegal bunkering – Navy WARRI:  Ijaw  Peoples Development Initiative , IPDI, has accused the Nigerian Navy of allegedly killing an Ijaw youth , Mr Danzu Michael when it invaded Benneth island in...

[BREAKING] 2020 budget: Senate approves Buhari’s N850bn loan request

The Senate has approved the N850billion loan request of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, which was read at the plenary on Tuesday. The loan request is to finance projects in the 2020 budget. The President had asked the Senate to approve N850 billion...

COVID-19: Dellta lifts lockdown, face masks made compulsory

Delta State Government on Tuesday lifted the lockdown in the state while directing that social distancing should be maintained to curb the spread of COVID-19. The State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, in a statewide broadcast also directed the compulsory use...

FG’s palliative rice: PDP wants Kwara govt to test consumption fitness

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has asked the state government to carry out test on the 1,800 bags of rice it received from the Federal Government as palliatives, to ascertain its quality...

Breaking! Shehu of Bama is Dead

The Shehu of Bama in Borno state, kyari Ibn Umar Elkanemi is passed away today Monday . Early reports did not give details, but our cirrespondent gathered that arrangements are being made for his burial tomorrow. The Shehu,...

500,000 households to benefit from Aisha Buhari’s donation in Kano

Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, through her foundation, ‘Future Assured’, has donated 16 trucks of assorted food items and for distribution to 500,000 households in Kano State. Mrs Buhari also donated Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) to the Kano...
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Kwara South Senator lauds Gov AbdulRazaq on infrastructure

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Senator representing Kwara South, Lola Ashiru has lauded Governor AbdulRahman...
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Saudi Arabia denies Netanyahu held secret meeting with crown prince

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Saud denied on Monday reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia...

Immunisation: WHO, experts call for safe resumption of services amid COVID-19 pandemic

As countries prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccines, experts caution that falling immunisation coverage could lead to outbreaks of other vaccine-preventable diseases.

APC rents Ebonyi lCC as secretariat, says Pub. Sec

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has rented the ultra-modern International Conference Centre, Abakaliki as its new state secretariat.The party’s state...

NEMA seeks partnership with insurance coys

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it is seeking partnership with insurance companies and brokers to create awareness on the need...