PRESIDENT BUHARI CAME TO ‘STEAL, KILL AND DESTROY’ – FEMI FANI-KAYODE

Former Aviation Minister and critic, Femi Fani-Kayode, said the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 has plunged the country into darkness. Fani-Kayode said this while reacting to a statement credited to Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s spokesman. Femi Adesina had said, “Buhari’s emergence in 2015 saved Nigeria’s collapse” Adesina also stated that Buhari’s administration came … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI CAME TO ‘STEAL, KILL AND DESTROY’ – FEMI FANI-KAYODE

BUHARI SEEKS FRESH $5.513BN LOAN

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives to request for the approval of fresh external borrowings totalling $5.513bn. Buhari, in the letter read by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the plenary on Thursday, said the funds were for 2020 budget deficit, financing of critical projects, and some states … Continue reading BUHARI SEEKS FRESH $5.513BN LOAN

JUDE OKOYE BOWS TO PRESSURE, RELEASES CYNTHIA MORGAN’S CONTRACT (PHOTO)

Two days after responding to the allegations made by Cynthia Morgan, Jude Okoye has released the contract that the singer signed with the Northside Music. The contract which was made available to popular Instagram influencer Tunde Ednut, was signed on the 12th of October, 2013. It ran for 4 years and had a 2-year option … Continue reading JUDE OKOYE BOWS TO PRESSURE, RELEASES CYNTHIA MORGAN’S CONTRACT (PHOTO)

NIGERIANS ARE LUCKY TO HAVE BUHARI AS A PRESIDENT – FEMI ADEDINA

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, has said that Nigerians are lucky to have a leader like his principal at a time like this. Adesina stated this via his social media handle while dismissing attempts to pitch him against his boss, the president. According to him, he is a … Continue reading NIGERIANS ARE LUCKY TO HAVE BUHARI AS A PRESIDENT – FEMI ADEDINA

CELESTIAL CHURCH DONATES N25 MILLION TO LAGOS AND OGUN TO FIGHT COVID-19

The Celestial Church of Christ Worldwide on Monday said it donated N25m to the Lagos and Ogun states governments to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairman of the church’s Press, Publicity and Publications Committee, Kayode Ajala, said the sum also covered support for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Ajala, in a … Continue reading CELESTIAL CHURCH DONATES N25 MILLION TO LAGOS AND OGUN TO FIGHT COVID-19

WHO SUSPENDS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AS COVID-19 TREATMENT

The World Health Organization said Monday it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The decision came after publication last week of a study in The Lancet which indicated that using the drug on COVID-19 patients could increase their … Continue reading WHO SUSPENDS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AS COVID-19 TREATMENT

FCT MINISTERS DIRECTS MARKETS IN ABUJA TO OPEN THRICE PER WEEK

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has directed all markets in the nation’s capital to open thrice a week in order to mitigate the sufferings of residents who find it difficult to buy foodstuffs because of the COVID-19 lockdown. Bello said that with effect from Monday, May 25th, 2020, the number … Continue reading FCT MINISTERS DIRECTS MARKETS IN ABUJA TO OPEN THRICE PER WEEK

COVID-19 CASES RIDES TO 7,526 IN NIGERIA

Nigeria has been hit with 265 new cases of Coronavirus, with the overall total now standing at 7,526. In the figures released by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Saturday, Lagos topped the chart with 133 new cases, while Oyo ramped up 34 new infections. Edo recorded high figures, with 28 fresh cases, … Continue reading COVID-19 CASES RIDES TO 7,526 IN NIGERIA

GOVERNOR UMAHI BANS CATTLE MOVEMENT IN EBONYI STATE

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has banned movements of cattle in the state capital, Abakaliki and its environs with immediate effect. Umahi made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abakaliki during a statewide broadcast. “I have told relevant security agencies in the state that I will no longer tolerate seeing cows within the centenary city and … Continue reading GOVERNOR UMAHI BANS CATTLE MOVEMENT IN EBONYI STATE

COVID-19: BORNO GOVERNMENT AND ISLAMIC CLERICS AGREE TO HOLD EID PRAYERS

Alhaji Umar Kadafur, Borno Deputy Governor, said in a statement in Maiduguri on Wednesday that the decision was taking after a stakeholders meeting involving the COVID-19 committee and Islamic clerics. Kadafur, also Chairman, Borno COVID-19 committee, expressed the committee’s appreciation of Borno peoples’ support since the outbreak of the pandemic. He said that Muslims in … Continue reading COVID-19: BORNO GOVERNMENT AND ISLAMIC CLERICS AGREE TO HOLD EID PRAYERS

COVID-19: NO NYSC MOBILIZATION SOON – DIRECTOR-GENERAL

Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Ibrahim Shuaibu, has said that there are no plans to mobilise recent graduates in the country for the compulsory scheme due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Shuaibu in an interview with Economic Confidential said only Batch A, Stream 1, who were asked to leave camp due to COVID-19 … Continue reading COVID-19: NO NYSC MOBILIZATION SOON – DIRECTOR-GENERAL

BUHARI TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS ON MONDAY

President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians on Monday. Aliyu Sani, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made this disclosure when he appeared on a programme on Channels Television. Buhari is expected to speak about ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria and to decide on whether or not the … Continue reading BUHARI TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS ON MONDAY

IMMIGRATION PUNISHES 5 FEMALE STAFF OVER #DONTRUSHCHALLENGE

In what has been described as a punishment in many quarters, the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has reposted five female personnel that appeared in a viral social media challenge last month. The ladies had been shown transforming from their official uniforms to evening dresses in the #dontrushchallenge that trended in April. The ladies, Priscilla Irabor, … Continue reading IMMIGRATION PUNISHES 5 FEMALE STAFF OVER #DONTRUSHCHALLENGE