Consider suspending NYSC camps for 2 years – Osinbajo committee to FG

The Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has advised the FG to consider suspending the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp for two years. It can be recalled that the NYSC scheme submitted a proposal for reopening of its camps nationwide. The committee recommended the consideration of suspension of NYSC… Continue reading Consider suspending NYSC camps for 2 years – Osinbajo committee to FG

Nigeria Governors Forum replies Wike after he called the forum a ‘beggars forum’

The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s comment in which he described the forum as a ‘beggars forum’.  The Rivers state Governor had blamed the forum over the current travail of the Governor Obaseki who has been enmeshed in a long drawn battle with the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams… Continue reading Nigeria Governors Forum replies Wike after he called the forum a ‘beggars forum’

Coronavirus: Asymptomatic patients are infectious within 10-14 days – NCDC

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that asymptomatic patients are only infectious within 10 and 14 days of becoming infected. Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu [NCDC] Ihekweazu said this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF), media briefing on Monday in Abuja. The News… Continue reading Coronavirus: Asymptomatic patients are infectious within 10-14 days – NCDC

US to resume federal executions after 17 years

The United States will resume federal executions on July 13, after a 17-year stay, the Justice Department said Monday. There have been just three federal execution since the death penalty was reinstated by the US government in 1988. Attorney General Bill Barr announced a year ago he intended to resume the use of the death… Continue reading US to resume federal executions after 17 years

I have failed to protect you – Governor Masari tells Katsina residents

Governor Aminu Masari has said that he has failed in protecting the residents of Katsina state he governs, from bandits. The Katsina Governor who described the bandits as “animals who kill indiscriminately,” said he’s been an unhappy person because residents of the state have never had rest since he was elected as Governor.  Masari said;  “I don’t… Continue reading I have failed to protect you – Governor Masari tells Katsina residents

Nigeria loses $29b to power failure yearly – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday June 15, revealed that Nigeria loses about $29 billion yearly to irregular and poor power supply. The Senate President who revealed as he declared open an investigative public hearing on a motion entitled: “Power Sector Recovery Plan and the Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic” organised by the Senate Committee on Power in… Continue reading Nigeria loses $29b to power failure yearly – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Aisha Buhari’s ADC released after he was detained following his faceoff with President Buhari’s nephew

Usman Shugaba, the Aide De Camp to the first lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has been released by the police authorities after he was arrested and detained last week following his faceoff with the nephew of President Buhari, Sabiu Yusuf. Sabiu Yusuf, who also serves as one of the President’s Personal Assistant, was reported to have traveled from Lagos to Abuja… Continue reading Aisha Buhari’s ADC released after he was detained following his faceoff with President Buhari’s nephew

Gov Sanwo-Olu makes COVID-19 vow after Senator Osinowo’s death

The death of Senator Osinowo Adebayo popularly referred to as Pepperito, has come as a rude shock to many, and Governor Sanwo-Olu has made a vow to defeat COVID-19. Senator Osinowo who was representing Lagos East district in the 9th National Assembly, died on Monday 15th, as a result of complications from Coronavirus disease. Sanwo-Olu… Continue reading Gov Sanwo-Olu makes COVID-19 vow after Senator Osinowo’s death

Don’t renege in fight against NDDC buccaneers, agitators tell Akpabio

CAMPAIGNERS in Niger-Delta have urged Minister of Niger -Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio not to back down in his role as a blockade against money-making predators determined to clean out the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. Leader of the activists, who spoke under the auspices of 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta and Agitators with… Continue reading Don’t renege in fight against NDDC buccaneers, agitators tell Akpabio

Wadume: Falana gives AGF seven-day ultimatum to prosecute alleged killer soldiers

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), on Monday demanded that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr  Abubakar Malami (SAN), ensure the arrest and prosecution of 10 soldiers accused of killing three policemen and two civilians to set free an alleged Taraba State kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (Wadume), from police custody.… Continue reading Wadume: Falana gives AGF seven-day ultimatum to prosecute alleged killer soldiers