Saturday, August 15, 2020

COVID -19: Minister Raises Concern over Resurgence among Health Workers

The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has expressed concern over the continuing spread of COVID-19 infection among health workers in the country, despite all efforts being made

Bakassi Council Chairman Appeals to Buhari to Help with Town’s Permanent Resettlement Plan

The Chairman of the Bakassi Local Government Council in Cross River, Mr Amboni Iyadim, has on Friday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to hearken to the voices of the displaced

Kogi CJ Lauds Gov Bello for Establishing Citizens’ Rights Commission

The Acting Chief Judge of Kogi, Justice Henry Olusiyi, has commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for establishing the Office of the Public Defender and Citizens’ Rights Commission (PDCRC), to provide legal

Beirut Blast: UNICEF Appeals to International Community to Help with $46.7M for Displaced Children

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is urging the international community to help fund its appeal for 46.7 million dollars to help 100,000 children impacted by the massive blast in Beirut.

Bauchi Speaker Mourns Slain Colleague

Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Abubakar  Suleiman  has described the death of member representing Dass Constituency in the Assembly Hon. Musa Mante  Baraza as shocking

DSS Warns Nigerians against Using Inciting Statements

The Department of State Services (DSS) had issued a warning to Nigerians against the use of inciting and unguarded statements capable of causing a breakdown of law and order. The

Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 27.1%, over 17,000 PhD Holders Jobless—NBS

Nigeria's unemployment rate has increased to 27.1 percent according to the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics report released on Friday. The figure is the highest for the country in the last

Breaking: Arsenal Announce Willian Capture, Hand Him Jersey Number 12

Arsenal have announced the signing of Brazilian winger, Willian, from Chelsea on a three year deal.  The Premier League giant announced the 32-year old capture, Friday, on their official website. 

Lai Mohammed Unilaterally, Illegally Reviewed Broadcasting Code—NBC Board  

The Board of the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission has distanced itself from the amended Sixth edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code which was launched in Lagos on August 4, 2020 by

BREAKING: Gunmen Kill Bauchi Lawmaker, Kidnap Wives

The lawmaker representing Dass State Constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Musa Baraza, is dead. It was gathered that Baraza was killed by gunmen on Thursday night at

President Buhari Returns to Abuja after Sallah Holiday in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday resumed official duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after Sallah break at his country home Daura, Katsina State, the...

Landmark Varsity Gets New VC, Registrar

The Board  of Regents  of  Landmark University, Omu Aran, has appointed Prof.  Adeniyi Olayanju as the third  substantive Vice-Chancellor of the institution. Olayanju’s appointment was...

NBS says Nigerians will feel impact of exiting recession gradually

Dr Yemi Kale, the Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said that the effect of Nigeria coming out of recession will...

FG Promises to Implement Acceptable, Pragmatic Population Policy

The Federal Government on Wednesday pledged to implement a pragmatic and acceptable National Population Policy (NPP) for sustainable national development goal. The Chairman, Committee on...

Recession Exit: Experts Task FG on Monetary, Fiscal Policies Strenthening

Some financial experts on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to strength current monetary and fiscal policies which exited the country out of economic recession. The...

Recession: Don wants NBS rating to reflect on prices of goods

A don , Dr Charles Nwaekeaku, has advised the Federal Government to ensure that the country’s exit from economic recession translates into lowering of ...

President Buhari Departs Daura for Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Daura for Abuja after spending his Eid el-Kabir break. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent reports that the presidential...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Denounces Terrorists

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, on Wednesday blamed “terrorists’’ for “a huge iceberg of misinformation’’ on the violence in Rakhine state. However, she was silent on the...

Thousands of Indonesians Join anti-Myanmar Rally in Jakarta

Thousands of Indonesians, led by Islamist groups, held a rally near the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta on Wednesday to protest against the treatment of Rohingya Muslims. The...

Shekau’s deputies Killed on Sallah Day- Army

Two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorists group, were killed in a successful military operations at...

My Son is Alive, Strong, Healthy- Gov. Okorocha

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo says his first son, Mr Ahamefula Okorocha is alive, strong and healthy, contrary to social media reports on Sunday that he...

Strike: Resident Doctors in FMC, Owo, Rule out Skeletal Services

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo in Ondo State says it will provide any skeletal service during its...

LASG to Shutdown Unregistered Tutorial, Educational Centres

The Lagos State Government, through its Agency for Mass Education, says it will start to shutdown  all unregistered tutorial and continuing educational centres (CECs)...

Clark Condemns Biafra Agitation, Quit Notice

Elder statesman Edwin Clark on Tuesday condemned the Biafra agitation led by Nnamdi Kanu. Clark made this known when the Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign...

NOA Partners Stakeholders to Promote Respect for National Symbols

Dr Garba Abari, the Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA) says the agency is collaborating with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Zeitgeist Aesthetics Ltd....

Commissioner Calls for More Dedication to Service in Ondo

The Ondo State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget,Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan has charged staff of the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget to be...

Police Arrest 3 Men with Human Heads, Hands in Osun

The  Police Command in Osun on Tuesday said it arrested three male suspects, with two human heads and hands in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Mr...

Recession: Dogara Excited over Latest Stats

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has expressed happiness over the latest report released by the National Bureau of Statistics...

Doctors’ strike: FG Authorises Federal Hospitals to Engage Doctors on Ad-hoc...

The Federal Government has directed Chief Medical Directors of Federal Hospitals to immediately engage the services of locum doctors, to augment the services of...

Buhari Calls off FEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has called off the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting for Wednesday. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said President  Buhari...

Exit from Recession Shows Buhari is Working – Adesina

Nigeria’s exit from economic recession is a clear testimony that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is working for the progress and prosperity of all Nigerians,...

Senate Celebrates Nigeria’s recovery from Recession

The 8th Senate has expressed delight over the report by the National Bureau of Statistics that the Nigerian economy has recovered from recession. According to...

Nothing to Celebrate until Nigerians Feel Impact of Economic Recovery –...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the real impact of coming out recession will be better felt when ordinary Nigerians experience a change in their...

APC on Self-corrective Measures

Former Sokoto State Governor and top notch of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (APC, Sokoto North) has disclosed that members...

Kogi Assembly Members, Journalists now to Wear Name-tags – Speaker

Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly Prince Matthew Kolawole said on Tuesday that legislators and staff of the state House of Assembly would now have to...

Ondo Gets New Police Commissioner

The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the arrival of Mr. Olugbenga Adeyanju as the new Commissioner of Police in the state. Speaking with The...

Civil Society Group Says No to Biafra.

A civil society group, the Centre for Civil Society and Justice (CCSJ), made of members from the six geo-political zones of the country, on...

El-rufai Orders Reopening of Tertiary Institutions in Southern Kaduna, Announces Multi...

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai in Tuesday ordered the reopening of all tertiary institutions in the southern part of the state. He also announced...

Kenyan Opposition Rejects New Election Date, Kenyatta Rebuffs Demand

Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga said on Tuesday his coalition would not participate in the re-run of a presidential election proposed for Oct. 17 unless it is given...

Ondo Govt. promises to Create New Industries to Curb Unemployment

Ondo State Government has promised to create new industries and revive the moribund ones to meet the needs of unemployed youths in the state. Otunba...

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