Covid-19 Ganduje opens football viewing centers

…..Donates 40,000 Masks to viewing football centers. Ahead of the reopening of the major league soccer in Europe Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has ordered the reopening of football viewing centres in Kano state. The Governor gave the directive when the leadership of Soccer Viewing Centres Association, Kano State chapter, paid him a courtesy call at his office today in Kano. Speaking on behalf of the association, the State Chairman Mal. Shari Ahlan, urged the governor to ease the lockdown order for the Centres. According to the Chief Press Secretary who…

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NDLEA intercepts 3.1 tons of Cannabis in Kogi State

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Kogi State Command have intercepted 3.1 tons of Cannabis sativa along Okene-Lokoja Express Way.  The illicit substance was conveyed in a 30T HOWO Truck heading for the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The State Command Patrol Team halted the on-coming truck while an officer climbed into the truck to confirm the content, only for the driver to engage the engine and drove away with the hapless officer still in the bucket of the truck. The members of the team mobilized and pursued…

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Press Release: NDLEA dismantles first-ever Hashish Oil Clandestine Laboratory in Lagos

A clandestine laboratory for the production of Hashish Oil, a derivative from Cannabis sativa has been dismantled by the Serious Enforcement Team of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. In a press statement signed by the agencies spokesman, Mr Jonah Achema, ACN,the laboratory was located in an apartment on No. 7, Imam Augusto Close, Victoria Island-Lagos. He said “In the course of the operation code-named Hash-Caste, the Agency arrested one Oladapo Ifedayo Oluseyi Adedayo, “M”, the suspected owner of the laboratory which engages in indoor growing of cannabis sativa and…

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President Trump call upon governors to allow our churches and places of worship to open

*Calls churches and places of worship essential. President Trump on Friday announced that new CDC guidance will classify houses of worship as “essential,” he said “some doctors have deemed abortion centers as essential but have left out churches and places of worship, it is not right”. he called on governors to allow them to open “right now.” Trump announced the policy for churches, synagogues and mosques, during a briefing at the White House. “If they don’t do it, I will override the governors. In America, we need more prayer, not…

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FG’s School Feeding Programme, A Big Scam -PDP

20,000 APC members defect to PDP in Nasarawa Stat

–Exposes Plot to Fritter N13.5 billion. -Says Using Children to Steal Is Sacrilegious The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the school feeding claims by the Federal government, even when schools are shut due to Covid-19 pandemic, is a huge scam and a scheme by corrupt APC leaders and some officials in the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency to siphon a targeted N13.5 billion public funds to finance their wasteful lifestyle. In a Press Statement released by the Party on their Twitter handle @OfficialPDPNig, The party describes the use of innocent school children…

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Uber Sacks 3,500 Employees Via A Zoom Call

Today will be your last working day with Uber.’ Watch as choked up executive tells 3,500 rideshare employees they are being laid off effective immediately over a three-minute ZOOM call At least 3,500 Uber employees learned that they were being laid off in a three-minute Zoom call last week. Ruffin Chaveleau, head of Uber’s customer service broke the news  in a video which have gone viral online. ‘We are eliminating 3,500 frontline customer support roles,’ Chaveleau said. ‘Your role is impacted and today will be your last working day with…

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Lockdown: Gov. Wike arrests 14 persons hidden inside two trailers conveying cattles into Port Harcourt

• orders their prosecution and testing for coronavirus .• declares that the trailers and cattle will be auctioned Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Thursday effected the arrests of 14 Persons hidden in two trailers conveying cattle from Adamawa State to Port Harcourt. Governor Wike said that the trailers were intercepted following intelligence from well meaning Nigerians who some them making their way into Port Harcourt. They were arrested at Rumuigbo in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area. Governor Wike ordered the prosecution of the 14 persons by the Mobile Court…

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Nigeria receives $311.7m Abacha loot from US, Jersey

The Federal Government on Monday confirmed the receipt of $311.7M from the Abacus loot from the United States and Jersey. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, announced this through a statement by his spokesperson, Umar Ganduje.he said that the Nigerian government on Monday received $311,797,866 of the Abacha loot. The money was repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey after agreement was reached based on international law and guidelines that sets out the procedures for repatriation of the assets. According to Gwandu, the…

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Inferno: Lagos NNPC fire burns 30 vehicles

The Fire Incident at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) petrol station located along College road in the Ogba area of Lagos State has destroyed 30 vehicles. The Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu said on Tuesday. The Filling Station is located at Yahaya Abatan off college road Ifako-Ijaye Local government area of Lagos State. According to him, a tanker with 33,000 liter of diesel caught fire while discharging it content into an underground tank at the NNPC Filling Station.

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Just In: President Buhari to address Nigerians by 8pm Today.

President Muhammadu Buhari will today 27th April address Nigerians by 8pm. This information was made available by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity. On his official Twitter handle he said ” President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation Monday, April 27, 2020 at 8pm Television, radio and other electronic media stations are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the broadcast”. The President is expected to address…

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House of Representatives to Resume Plenary Tomorrow

The House of Representatives is set to resume Plenary on Tuesday after five weeks break as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic. This was contained in a letter signed by the clerk of the house Patrick Iwah. The house of reps went on break on the 24th March 2020 due to the pandemic to allow members educate their constituents on the COVID19 pandemic.

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Covid 19: NCDC Boss commends Nigerian efforts to solve test kits shortage

Nigerians have been commended for reaching out to solve the shortage of the guber nucleic acid RNA kits. DG Nigeria center for Disease control NCDC Dr. Chikwe Onyekwazu,  made this known  in his tweeter handle today. Dr. Ikweazu on Sunday tweeted ” we are desperately looking for more RNA extraction kits as we seek to expand covid19 testing. He tweeted on Sunday “We’re desperately looking for more RNA extraction kits as we expand #COVID19 testing Product: Total viral RNA extraction kits (preferably spin column and with a lysis buffer) Manufacturers:…

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Buhari’s Appointment As ECOWAS COVID-19 Response Champion: Our Concerns- PDP

20,000 APC members defect to PDP in Nasarawa Stat

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP has expressed concerns over the reported appointment of President Muhammad Buhari as the ECOWAS COVID-19 Response Champion given the failure to personally lead from the front, in the fight against the spread of the pandemic in Nigeria. In a press statement released by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party counsels the President Buhari to see this appointment as a serious wake up call to make himself more visible and personally involved in the front in this fight against the pandemic in our…

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ECOWAS Leaders Appoint President Buhari Champion Of COVID -19 Response

Presidents of West African countries under the aegis of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government have appointed President Muhammadu Buhari Champion of the COVID-19 response. In a Press statement released signed by Garba Shehu, He said “The appointment took place Thursday at the Extraordinary ECOWAS Summit on COVID-19 which was held via teleconferencing under the Chairmanship of His Excellency, Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger”. During the teleconference, President Buhari called on fellow ECOWAS leaders to look beyond the challenges posed by the COVID -19 pandemic…

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Gov. Uzodimma to rename IMSU Mallam Abba Kyari University

-Says COS is a patriot Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has hinted that plans are in place to rename the state-owned Imo State University to Mallam Abba Kyari University. The Governor made this call when the management staff of the university led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adaobi Obasi paid him a visit at the Executive Chambers of the Imo State Government House. The Governor went on to say that Mallam Abba Kyari played a pivotal role in the liberation of Imo State and no gesture is too big…

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COVID-19: Kogi Gov. Lifts Ban on Religious Gatherings

The Kogi State Governor His Excellency, Alh. Yahaya Bello have lifted the ban on Religious congregation across the state. Earlier the state Governor placed a ban on Religious and social gatherings in view of the fight against the spread Coronavirus. The Commissioner of Information, Evang. Kingsley Fanwo made the statement available to newsme in Lokoja. He said “Following the directive of His Excellency Alh. Yahaya Bello, the Executive Governor of Kogi State that the ban on religious congregations be lifted with immediate effect to allow religious bodies have their normal…

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COVID-19: Flourmills donates food products across the country

*Reiterates its commitment to feeding the nation, even in tough times. The Flour mills Nigeria PLC on Wednesday donated truck loads of food products to the Lagos State Government. The move was to kick start the food donation drive across the country, the company has donated several trucks of food products to Lagos State in support of the state’s ongoing food relief efforts. Speaking at the handover event, Boye Olusanya, the Group Chief Operating Officer, of the company said: “To reduce the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak, FMN will continue…

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COVID-19: Real Madrid stadium to store medical supplies

Real Madrid’s stadium will be used to store medical supplies needed in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, the Spanish club announced on Thursday. “Real Madrid Club de Futbol, in collaboration with the High Council for Sport, has launched a project in Madrid to supply and distribute strategic medical supplies to be used in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic,” the club said in a statement. “As a result of the close collaboration between the two institutions, the Santiago Bernabeu will offer a space that is equipped to store the…

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Covid-19:We do not make noise about our givings to humanity and we will not stop

-Says Bishop Oyedepo as he donates Ambulances, Test Kits, Food, Other supplies to Lagos And Ogun States *Over N1.3 Billion ($3.8million at the time) given towards scholarship in the recent past. Bishop David Oyedepo, Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners’ Chapel International) has made donations of ambulances, test kits and personal protective devices (PPEs) to the Lagos and Ogun State governments to assist in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) scourge in Nigeria. The Church also donated medical resources and food items as part of its phased and continuous…

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Covid -19: UBA donates N28M to Kogi State Government

The United Bank of Africa, UBA on Monday donated the sum of Twenty eight million five hundred thousand naira N28.5M to the Kogi State Government to enable her fight the Coronavirus pandemic. According to an online report credited to the Kogi State Commissioner of Information, Evan. Kingsley Fanwo he said, the government is happy to receive the sum of N28.5M donated to the State Government in an effort against the spread of the virus. The donation was received on behalf of the State Government by the Deputy Governor and the…

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