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

Sokoto: PDP Laments Insecurity, Urges Buhari To Take Action, Condoles Tambuwal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expresses worries over the worsening insecurity in various parts of the country and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to wake up, end the propaganda in his administration and take immediate decisive action to secure our nation. The PDP condemns the bloody attack by bandits who reportedly had field day ravaging communities including Garki, Dan Aduwa, Kuzari, Kutuma, all in Sabon … Continue reading Sokoto: PDP Laments Insecurity, Urges Buhari To Take Action, Condoles Tambuwal

US Cuts World Health Organization Ties Over Virus Response

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has “total control” over the global organization. He said Chinese officials “ignored” their reporting obligations to the WHO and pressured the WHO to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered. He noted that … Continue reading US Cuts World Health Organization Ties Over Virus Response

Racism Cannot Be ‘Normal’ In US, Obama Says Of Latest Police Killing

Former President Barack Obama said on Friday he shared the “anguish” of millions of Americans over the death of a black man killed by police in Minnesota and that racism cannot be “normal” in the United States. “This shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America,” Obama said of the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd and several other recent racial incidents in the country. “It can’t … Continue reading Racism Cannot Be ‘Normal’ In US, Obama Says Of Latest Police Killing

Insecurity: Nigeria heading for breakdown of law, order, CAN warns FG

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed fear that Nigeria may experience an unexpected breakdown of law and order not too long from now if the Federal Government fails to address the issue of insecurity that is claiming the lives of innocent citizens, particularly in some northern states. CAN said in a statement released in Abuja, on Friday, that, “it’s disheartening, disappointing, and reprehensible, how … Continue reading Insecurity: Nigeria heading for breakdown of law, order, CAN warns FG