COVID -19: Chioma tests positive as Davido goes into isolation

Nigerian singer and songwriter, David Adedeji Adeleke popularly known as Davido on Friday announced that his fiancee Chioma has tested positive for coronavirus. The Afrobeat artist broke the news on his twitter handle on Friday. He said “Hey everyone ! I came back recently from America after cancelling tour. My fiancée Chioma also came back from London recently with our baby. We had no symptoms and still both feel perfectly fine but because of our recent travel history we decided to take ourselves and our all close associates we’ve come…

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Atiku’s son test positive for coronavirus

Former Nigerian Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the 2019 Presidential election, Alh. Atiku’s Abubakar has said his son has tested positive to Corona virus. He twitted in the early hours of Monday that his son tested positive to Corona virus and he is has been moved to Gwagwalada Specialist Teaching Hospital in Abuja. In the Tweet Atiku said “Corona virus is real” he urged the people to pray with him and he also asked people to stay safe.

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Sanusi Dethroned By Kano State Government

The Kano State government today, approve the dethronement of Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II. The dethronement of the Emir was announced after the State Council executive meeting presided over by the Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. In a press statement signed by the Secretary to the Kano State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, The Emir was in total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the State Governor and other lawful Authorities, including his persistent refusal to attend official meetings and programs organized by the government without lawful justification which…

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APC NWC Approves New National Officers

The National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the Party’s Acting National Secretary. According to information made available by the partys National Publicity Secretary Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu He said The decision was reached on January 14, 2020 during the meeting of the NWC at the party’s National Secretariat. Following the resignation of H.E. Mai Mala Buni as the Party’s National Secretary in May 2019 prior to his election as the Governor of Yobe State, the party subsequently gave notice for…

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Press Release: Price Gouging, Unreasonable and Arbitrary Increases in Prices of Protective and Hygiene Products on Account of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has warned suppliers and retailers across the country against increasing the price of face mask and sanitizer.   In a statement released on Saturday February 29 by Babatunde Iruekera who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), vendors were told that abusing citizens’ sensitivity, apprehension, anxiety and vulnerability, especially during emergencies that could adversely affect national security is a violation of law. He warned that Any exercise or exploitation of undue pressure in selling or the sale…

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First case of corona virus confirmed in Nigeria

The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and reported it to the Federal Ministry of Health. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria since the outbreak in China in January 2020. According to information released by the Lagos State Ministry of health, The case is an Italian citizen who entered Nigeria on the 25th of Febuary from Milan, Italy for a brief business visit. He fell ill on the 26th…

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Press Release: NDLEA aids release of Ibrahim Ibrahim Abubakar held by Saudi Arabia for alleged Drug Trafficking

Efforts by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to secure freedom for Ibrahim Ibrahim Abubakar, a Nigerian held by Saudi Arabia for Drug Trafficking has finally paid off. Abubakar has been released after three years of incarceration in Saudi following presentations from investigation reports by NDLEA that exonerated him. 2. Abubakar was arrested upon arrival in Saudi Arabia when his luggage was found to contain 1, 497 tablets of illicit tramadol. He has been standing trial since 2017 in Saudi Arabia where punishment for drug trafficking is execution. 3. A delegation from Nigeria in…

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Buhari not traveling to UK, Saudi and Australia -Presidency

The presidency today has dismissed reports that President Buhari is traveling to the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Australia. The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina said such report was a handiwork of mischievous people who want to cause disaffection, dissatisfaction in the country. The reports earlier said the President is expected to leave Nigeria on Wednesday and depart the Uk after a 20day vacation for Riyadh the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Adesina urged Nigerians to be mindful of what they accept as credible information…

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Former First Lady Patience Jonathan visits Aisha Buhari in Aso Rock

The first lady of the Federal republic of Nigeria Aisha Buhari on Monday received the wife of former President Dame Patience Jonathan at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Mrs Buhari disclosed this on Tuesday on her tweeter handle. The first lady said, their discussion centred on issues affecting the growth and development of women in the country, especially girl-child education, women’s participation in politics at local level. “Yesterday, I received my predecessor, Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan at the State House. “We discussed my efforts with regards to greater involvement…

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Armed Robbers Attacks Ondo Bank Kills 4 Persons

A group of heavily armed Robbers on Thursday afternoon invaded an old- generation bank in Oluji/Okeigbo local government area of Ondo State living four persons dead. An eyewitness told our correspondent that the robbers gained entry into the bank through the aid of dynamites. The incident took place around 4pm. Police spokesperson, Femi Joseph is yet to confirm the number of casualties. He said policemen have been deployed to the scene of the incident. The identities of those that were killed by the robbers cannot be confirmed as at the…

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Kogi Gov. Inaugurates 2nd Tenure State Excos (PHOTOS)

KOGI State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello earlier today, presided over the inaugural 2nd term State’s EXCO meeting today, Wednesday at the EXCO Hall, Government House, Lokoja. This is the first EXCO meeting after the Governor’s second term inauguration which held on the 27 of January, 2020. The New Cabinet members read the Oath of allegiance and that of secrecy before the commencement of the business of the day

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Just In: Commercial motorcyclist and Police clash at Iyana Ipaj

Commercial motorcyclist and men of the Nigerian Police of Lagos State command on Wednesday clashed in the popular Iyana Ipaja bus stop, Lagos. It was gathered that the police men were firing at the hoodlums who retaliated with stones and weapons. the clash is however, as a result of the ban of Okada from the highways in some parts of the State.  

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu Calls For Private Sector Participation as He launches new speed boats

Lagos State Government has formally kicked off commercial waterways transportation, with the official launch of eight newly acquired speed boats by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday. Sanwo-Olu unveiled the speed boats, which will be operated by the Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), at a ceremony held at Badore Ferry Terminal in Eti-Osa Local Government Area. Sanwo-Olu said the intervention represented a “great leap” in his administration’s strategy to deliver an effective and integrated inter-modal transportation system in addressing the perennial issue of traffic congestion on the roads. He said: “The narrative…

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Minimum Wage: Civil Servants in Niger Commences Indefinite Strike

The Nigeria Labour congress(NLC) Niger State branch has directed all its members to commence indefinite strike following the expiration of the 21 days ultimatum given to the state government to implement the new minimum wage. While the ultimatum was on, the state government, according to findings, commenced payments for lower cadre of civil servants, GL 1- 6, blaming its failure to pay other categories of workers on paucity of funds. According to Gov. Bello 80 percent of the state revenue was committed to payment of salaries and allowances, insisting that…

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Governor Bello Sues For Synergy Among Arms Of Government

Peterclaver Egbochue    Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has emphasized the need for the executive arm of government to work in synergy with other arms of government to fast-track the development of the state.   The governor stated this when he received members of the Niger State House of Assembly who paid him a congratulatory visit following his recent Supreme Court verdict that affirmed his victory at the 2019 poll.   He noted that the affirmation of his victory by the Supreme Court would enable his administration to…

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Governor Bello Reacts To Supreme Court Judgment

Peterclaver Egbochue    Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has described his landmark victory at the Supreme Court as the will of God and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate.   In a statement signed by Mary Noel Berje, the Chief Press Secretary, CPS Governor Bello stated that the judgment made by the supreme court in Abuja would enable the government focus more on meeting its mandate to  Nigerlites.   He reiterated that the present administration operates an all inclusive government which allows everyone to make contributions towards the development of Niger State.…

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NSITF South East Office in a Mess

Trouble is brewing at the National Social Insurance Trust Funds (NSITF), and the case may consume many heads at the corporate headquarters of the NSITF. The crisis rocking the agency is that of high politics of godfatherism, corruption, tribalism, high-handedness, power tussle and official recklessness of those at the South-east branch of the organization. Trouble started with the organization sometime early 2019, when the Principal Manager, the Zonal Director of the Federal Agency, and the head, South East, engaged themselves in power tussle that culminated into unwarranted transfers of some…

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Prince of Peace in search of Peace at Christmas

In Nigeria, the Christmas lyrics “Peace to the World” has failed to apply for many years It is one peaceful Christmas celebration in a long while in Nigeria. There was no large scale eruption of violence as characteristic of previous years. Nigerian Christians freely held programs to mark the Christmas festivities without any serious breach of security in places outside of North Eastern Nigeria where the Islamist terrorist groups hold sway. Before now, there used to be gloom in every part of the country as Christmas approached for fear of…

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Nigerians Reacts To The New Update On National ID Card

Many Nigerians took to social media to express their selves on the new policy updated on national Id Card. The Federal Government has incur price on National ID Card. so to get a National ID Card you must pay money and CBN also will charge you for every transactions made in your Bank. See More Comments:Tosin Olugbenga Give everybody a National Identification Number NIN,so if you want to open bank account,collect drivers license,get int’l Passport,or register for anything just present your NIN,which would be used to query the national database to…

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