Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Bureau of Public Enterprises is not opposed to the planned forensic audit of the power companies in Nigeria by the Federal Government. The Director-General (D-G) of the agency, Mr Alex Okoh, said in a statement yesterday, that BEP was, therefore, not part of the decision by the eleven powerRead More
By: Victoria Ojeme Nigerians in Diaspora Commission at the weekend called on all Heads of Ministries, department and agencies to apply emotional intelligence at all times in the service of the administration and the nation. In a statement made available to journalists, signed by the public Relation officer Abdur-Rahman Balogun, called for the release ofRead
…….bans handshakes, hugging …….assures El-Rufa’i of healthy reopening of Churches By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has assured the state government that it has adopted modalities of a healthy reopening of churches in the state amidst COVID-19. CAN In a letter to the state government signed by the Chairman,Read
By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday said Nigeria recorded 387 new cases of the Coronavirus, (COVID-19), in the country, the total infections now 9,302. It said “On the 29th of May 2020, 387 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria No new state has reported a caseRead More
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday said Nigeria recorded 387 new cases of the Coronavirus, (COVID-19), in the country, the total infections now 9,302. “387 new cases of #COVID19; Lagos-254 FCT-29 Jigawa-24 Edo-22 Oyo-15 Rivers-14 Kaduna-11 Borno-6 Kano-3 Plateau-2 Yobe-2 Gombe-2 Bauchi-2 Ondo-1 “9302 cases of #COVID19Nigeria “Discharged: 2697 “Deaths: 261” NCDC alsoRead
An environmentalist has said wetland is more beneficial to the ecosystem than buildings. Mr. Adedamola Ogunsesan, Project Manager, Lekki Conservation Foundation, LCF, said this during a zoom programme organised by Lagos State Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, to mark World Biodiversity Day celebration. According to him, there was a need to integrate urban development,Read
In a study published in The Lancet, researchers found that amongst SARS-CoV-2 infected patients, who underwent surgery, mortality rates approach those of the sickest patients admitted to intensive care after contracting the virus.
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Former African leaders have thrown their weight behind the embattled President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, stating that no nation has veto power over the Bank, and no nation should have such power.
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The President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, has responded all the 16 but one allegations levelled against him by whistleblowers.
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The white Minneapolis police officer in the United States seen on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was arrested on murder charges Friday and accused in court papers of ignoring another officer who was worried about the handcuffed black man who died after pleading that he could not breathe. Derek Chauvin, 44, was charged withRead More
US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a probe into the actions of Chinese companies listed on American financial markets as tensions flared anew between the world’s two biggest economies. The announcement followed Beijing’s move to implement a new security law on semi-autonomous Hong Kong that critics say would stifle freedom, as well as withRead
Kylie Jenner isn’t a billionaire after all, Forbes magazine said Friday as it accused the reality TV star’s family of “inflating the value of her cosmetics business for years.” Forbes declared the 22-year-old a billionaire in March 2019 owing to the popularity of her Kylie Cosmetics brand but has removed her from their list, citingRead More
Two UN peacekeepers in Mali have died from the coronavirus, officials said Friday. Out of the some 100,000 UN troops deployed on about 15 different missions around the world, these two are the first whose deaths were directly linked to the pandemic. “Unfortunately, I also want to say that yesterday and today two of ourRead More
President Trump, on Friday, announced the United States of America, USA's termination of its relationship with the World Health Organisation, WHO, over the body's response to COVID-19.
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As Obaseki commends health workers’ resilience, commitment The Edo State Government has announced the discharge of 11 more Coronaviruses (COVID-19) patients, who have tested negative for the virus and cleared from the state’s isolation centres to return to their families. The state also recorded two more COVID-19-related deaths and exited 1159 suspected cases, including 340Read
By Ibraheem Abdullateef If you are a Kwaran but have never been to Kpada, Yikpata, or National Museum, Esie among other remote communities in the state, you may not be able to understand what level of rural development Kwara has undergone in the last one year. Especially if you wait on the ratings by aRead More
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that over 10 million Nigerians will benefit from the Mambila power plant which is currently heading towards completion. President Buhari, who disclosed this in an article he contributed to Newsweek magazine on post-Coronavirus Africa, said that all the impediment on the power plants have been sortedRead
As part of events to commemorate his fifth anniversary in office, Governor Udom Emmanuel has commissioned the 300- capacity Isolation Center in Ituk Mbang, Uruan Local Government Area while reassuring citizens of Akwa Ibom state of better days ahead despite the gloomy picture painted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Two policemen: Theophilus Otobo, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke, attached to Bariga Police Station in Lagos, have been arrested for firing the shot that snuffed life out of a teenager, along with Berger, by the Third Mainland bridge.
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai on Friday said that the issue of banditry has become a scourge for the North West geopolitical zone of the country as the Boko Haram is to the North East. Governor el-Rufai also said that the ravaging dreaded Coronavirus pandemic has made itRead More