HealthPlus Battles Hostile Business Takeover From Alta Semper Capital

On September 25, a press release appearing to be from the Board of HealthPlus, one of West Africa’s largest integrated pharmacy chains, stated that the company no longer needed the services of its Founder, Bukky George, as CEO. The decision to terminate George’s appointment came with the announcement of an interim leader: Chidi Okoro. AContinue reading “HealthPlus Battles Hostile Business Takeover From Alta Semper Capital”

Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas

The Federal Government may consider a lockdown of the 18 Local Government Areas considered to account for 60 per cent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria in the next phase of eased lockdown in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, gave the indication in an interview with The PUNCH andContinue reading “Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas”

Kogi Chief Judge Dies At Coronavirus Isolation Centre

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah is reportedly dead. TheCable reported that a member of the late Judge’s family who confirmed his death on Sunday morning, said he died at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ajanah died a week after the death of Ibrahim Shaibu Atadoga, the president of the KogiContinue reading “Kogi Chief Judge Dies At Coronavirus Isolation Centre”

JUST IN: Buhari endorses Giadom as APC acting national chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed support for Victor Giadom as the acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, told reporters at the State House on Wednesday that Buhari would be attending the virtual meeting of the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting which Giadom scheduled for Thursday. “The PresidentContinue reading “JUST IN: Buhari endorses Giadom as APC acting national chairman”

Akpabio Sacked Me Over “Oath Of Secrecy”, Ex-Ag MD NDDC, Joy Nunieh Reveals!

The recently sacked Ag Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Gbene Joy Nunieh has blown hot over her sack by the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio saying that the minister deceived members of the public on the reason for her sack from the office.It will be recalled that Nunieh wasContinue reading “Akpabio Sacked Me Over “Oath Of Secrecy”, Ex-Ag MD NDDC, Joy Nunieh Reveals!”

Chief Dokpesi Recovers From COVID-19

The founder of DAAR Communications, owners of AIT and Raypower, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been discharged from the COVID-19 treatment centre at Gwagwalada, FCT-Abuja after testing negative for the virus. This was made known in a statement signed by him on Thursday. Dokpesi was discharged with two of his grandchildren while the results ofContinue reading “Chief Dokpesi Recovers From COVID-19”

Prepare For Fresh Total Lockdown – FG

The Federal Government, on Monday, decried the nationwide non-compliance with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19’s guidelines for gradual reopening of the economy. The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this during the task force press briefing in Abuja, warned that the President, Major General Muhammadu BuhariContinue reading “Prepare For Fresh Total Lockdown – FG”

Dokpesi, Wife , Three Children , Others Test Positive For Coronavirus

Founder of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, has tested positive for coronavirus. His wife, three children and four other members of his household also tested positive. DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Raypower FM and Africa International Television (AIT), announced this in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, the media mogul and members ofContinue reading “Dokpesi, Wife , Three Children , Others Test Positive For Coronavirus”

BREAKING: Buhari Relaxes Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a phased and gradual easing of lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states from Monday, May 4. The President stated in a broadcast on Monday evening that the decision was informed by socio-economic impacts of the lockdown on Nigerians.

Nigeria Is Better Off Selling Palm Oil, Not Crude Oil, – ‘Tope Fasua

…I have done enough research to show that the tethering of our economic fortune to crude oil is totally unnecessary. Another research says that indeed we did not suffer from dutch disease, because more money was spent on agriculture after we had discovered crude oil. We suffered instead from the speed with which people lootedContinue reading “Nigeria Is Better Off Selling Palm Oil, Not Crude Oil, – ‘Tope Fasua”