Ex NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, Dies At 60

The immediate past Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru is dead. He died on Friday night at age 60. The current GMD of the NNPC, Mele Kyari announced the death on Saturday morning via a tweet. Kyari tweeted: “My brother, my friend, and my mentor, Dr. Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night. He was of … Continue reading Ex NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, Dies At 60

COVID-19 Update(29th May): 387 new cases with 2697 patients so far discharged and 9302 total confirmed cases

On the 29th of May 2020, 387 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 9302 cases have been confirmed, 2697 cases have been discharged and 261 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory The 387 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(254), … Continue reading COVID-19 Update(29th May): 387 new cases with 2697 patients so far discharged and 9302 total confirmed cases

Akpabio condoles family,NDDC over Etang’s death

The Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio is very saddened and pained by the tragic and unexpected death of the Acting Executive Director (Finance and Administration) of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Hon. Ibanga Etang. As the Commission has said in its statement, we are all awaiting the autopsy report to determine the cause of his death. The Minister hereby expresses his … Continue reading Akpabio condoles family,NDDC over Etang’s death

Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo, Sacks Workers, Refuses To Pay Salaries

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has sacked staff of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State, SaharaReporters has confirmed. In a letter by its Head of Human Resources, Administration and Procurement, Olanike Ogunleye, the management of the OPL said the organisation was overwhelmed by the adverse effects of the Coronavirus pandemic and had found it hard to sustain its workforce. The letter reads in … Continue reading Former Nigerian President, Obasanjo, Sacks Workers, Refuses To Pay Salaries

ICPC Discloses Measures taken in Managing Covid-19 Funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed various measures being taken to ensure transparency, accountability, and rectitude in the management of the Federal Government’s Covid-19 management funds and palliatives. These were part of the highlights of a Zoom Webinar tagged: Covid-19 Funds Management and Monitoring: Preventing a Slide into Old Habits organised by the Commission and anchored by its Chairman, … Continue reading ICPC Discloses Measures taken in Managing Covid-19 Funds

COVID-19 Update: 29 patients including two Indians were discharged from Lagos Isolation centres – Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19 Update by the Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Good people of Lagos, Today, 29 COVID19 Lagos patients; 24 males and 5 females, including two Indians were discharged from our Gbagada, Lekki, and Agidingbi Isolation facilities to reunite with the society. The patients, 20 from Gbagada, 6 from Lekki, and 3 from Agidingbi Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19. … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: 29 patients including two Indians were discharged from Lagos Isolation centres – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Youth Demand Compensation For Family Of Teenager Killed By Police

Youths in Lagos have demanded that the Nigeria Police Force adequately compensate the family of Ezekwe Tina, a teenage girl killed by policemen in Lagos. Oworo Youth Forum is also demanding that the officers involved in the killing, ASP Theophilus Otobo and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke attached to Bariga Police Station, must be made to face the full wrath of the law. It was gathered that … Continue reading Lagos Youth Demand Compensation For Family Of Teenager Killed By Police

5th Anniversary: Gov Emmanuel commissions Isolation Center

  … reassures A’Ibom of better days ahead As part of events to commemorate his fifth anniversary in office, Governor Udom Emmanuel has commissioned the 300- capacity Isolation Center in Ituk Mbang, Uruan Local Government Area while reassuring citizens of Akwa Ibom state of better days ahead despite the gloomy picture painted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Governor Udom Emmanuel and wife, Martha, accompanied by Deputy … Continue reading 5th Anniversary: Gov Emmanuel commissions Isolation Center

Displaced Persons In Sokoto Roam Streets Of Sabon Birni After Deadly Attack

Hundreds of women and children displaced by frequent attacks by gunmen on villages under Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been roaming around the town, begging for food and shelter. At least 74 people were killed on Wednesday night when gunmen attacked Garki, Dan Aduwa, Katuma and Kuzari villages under the local government area.  Many of the affected residents said men and … Continue reading Displaced Persons In Sokoto Roam Streets Of Sabon Birni After Deadly Attack

Tambuwal meets Buhari, demands more military presence in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, where the latter demanded more military presence in the state. The meeting which was at the instance of the governor held behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Tambuwal said he was in the Presidential Villa to update the president … Continue reading Tambuwal meets Buhari, demands more military presence in Sokoto