60% of people in the South East don’t believe in COVID19- PFT coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu

Dr Sani Aliyu, the coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says a survey recently conducted showed that 60% of persons residing in the South East do not believe that COVID19 is an issue they have to worry about or adhere to all the precautionary guidelines. Aliyu said this while speaking at the presidential task force… Continue reading 60% of people in the South East don’t believe in COVID19- PFT coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu

Oby Ezekwesili’s mother dies of cancer at 78

Former Minister of Education, and ex-presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria in the 2019 election, Oby Ezekwesili, has lost her mother, Mrs. Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu.about:blank She was said to have died of cancer-related sickness in Abuja on Sunday night. A terse statement issued on Monday by Ezekwesili’s spokesperson, Ozioma Ubabukoh, said Ujubuonu died at… Continue reading Oby Ezekwesili’s mother dies of cancer at 78

FG summons Ghanaian envoy over demolition of embassy quarters

The Nigerian Government has summoned the Charge d’ Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Iva Denoo. Denoo was summoned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the demolition of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana last Friday, June 19. A businessman demolished the building, claiming the structure was built… Continue reading FG summons Ghanaian envoy over demolition of embassy quarters

Coronavirus: Hungary’s government seeks to remove rule by decree from far-right leader Orban

Hungary will seek to remove a state of emergency spurred by the coronavirus pandemic which had allowed its far-right nationalist prime minister Viktor Orban the power to rule by decree. Mr Orban was granted the right to rule by decree without the consent of parliament for an unlimited period of time in a move that… Continue reading Coronavirus: Hungary’s government seeks to remove rule by decree from far-right leader Orban

Canadian authorities launch investigation after 38 French bulldog puppies are found dead in plane cargo

Canadian authorities have launched an investigation after 38 puppies were found dead on a Ukranian plane at Toronto, Canada.  At least 500 puppies were on board the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane at Toronto Pearson Airport but 38 of them died, Canadian officials said on Sunday. Abby Lorenzen, a dog carer who was picking up… Continue reading Canadian authorities launch investigation after 38 French bulldog puppies are found dead in plane cargo

Osagie Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC Governorsip Candidate

Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the Edo state APC Governorship candidate after the Direct primary conducted today in the State. Senator Hope Uzodinma the Chairman of the Election Committee announced Ize-Iyamu as winner after the primary was concluded. He said Ize-Iyamu pulled a total of 27,838 votes to defeat Dr. Pius Odubu who scored 3,776 and Osaro… Continue reading Osagie Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC Governorsip Candidate

IPPIS: FG directs university bursars to compile list of problems

The Federal Government has directed bursars of universities to compile list of problems associated with payment of salaries through the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS). Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known while addressing newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. The minister also spoke on the notice of strike issued… Continue reading IPPIS: FG directs university bursars to compile list of problems

Kaduna evacuates 35,000 Almajiri children, receives more than 1,000 – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Government has evacuated 35,000 Almajiri children to 17 states and some neighbouring countries. Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’i [Twitter/@GovKaduna] Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development in Kaduna State, who made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna, said that the… Continue reading Kaduna evacuates 35,000 Almajiri children, receives more than 1,000 – Commissioner

Oyo state workers resume duties amid spike in Coronavirus cases

The Oyo State civil and public servants of all grade levels, on Monday fully resumed work following the directive of the state government after a three-month stay-at-home order. Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde provides updates on COVID19 within his jurisdiction (Twitter: @seyiamakinde) The state secretariat was closed on March 27 as part of the measures… Continue reading Oyo state workers resume duties amid spike in Coronavirus cases