COMMUNITY POLICING TO KICK OFF BY SEPTEMBER – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has disclosed that community policing would kickstart across the country by September. He made this disclosure at an interactive session with Senate Committee on Police Affairs. Adamu stated that the implementation committees of community policing had since been inaugurated in all the 36 states of the federation.Continue reading “COMMUNITY POLICING TO KICK OFF BY SEPTEMBER – IGP”

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”

JUST IN: Ghana To Rebuild Demolished High Commission Building – FG

Ghana has promised to rebuild the demolished building in the Nigeria High Commission in Accra. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this on Thursday. Onyeama expressed satisfaction with the steps taken by Ghana on the issue, noting that the country had accepted responsibility and agreed to restitute. The minister flayed Nigerian officials in GhanaContinue reading “JUST IN: Ghana To Rebuild Demolished High Commission Building – FG”

COVID-19: PTF To Decide On Second Phase Of Lockdown By June Ending – SGF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 will continue to monitor developments nationwide in order to take informed decisions by the end of June on the second phase of  the lockdown. Mr Boss Mustapha, the chairman of PTF on COVID-19 and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said this at the daily pressContinue reading “COVID-19: PTF To Decide On Second Phase Of Lockdown By June Ending – SGF”

JUST IN: Court orders Orji Kalu’s release from prison

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, from prison. Kalu was jailed for 12 years last December following his conviction of N7.1 billion fraud.

AfDB: I’m Innocent Of All Charges – Adesina

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB), has maintained innocence with regards to allegations that seek to impugn his honour and the reputation of the bank.Adesina said this in a statement he personally signed and issued on Wednesday. The United States (U.S.) Department of Treasury had called for an independent probe of allegationsContinue reading “AfDB: I’m Innocent Of All Charges – Adesina”

Pregnant COVID-19 Lagos Patient Delivered Of Baby Boy, Discharges 67

Health workers in Lagos are basking in the euphoria of success in Lagos following a successful delivery of a baby boy by a positive COVID-19 patient. The baby was delivered at the Gbagada isolation centre on Saturday. Announcing the great feat recorded by the State Government through her health workers, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said theContinue reading “Pregnant COVID-19 Lagos Patient Delivered Of Baby Boy, Discharges 67”

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!”

COVID-19: Churches Should Remain Shut – Sam Adeyemi

Sam Adeyemi, the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, has said churches must remain shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Speaking on an Instagram live BBC Yoruba News interview, he said it is important for people to understand the shutting of worship places across the country. He cited the example of a church inContinue reading “COVID-19: Churches Should Remain Shut – Sam Adeyemi”

EXTENSION LOOMS!!! Presidency To Review Lockdown As Nigeria Records Almost 5000 Cases

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed that the relaxation of the lockdown will be reviewed this week. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, disclosed it during the daily briefing on Tuesday. Aliyu said the task force would not hesitate to change strategy if the current directive isContinue reading “EXTENSION LOOMS!!! Presidency To Review Lockdown As Nigeria Records Almost 5000 Cases”