Our target is to reduce the mortality of COVID-19 to 1% – Ehanire

The Federal Government has disclosed that its target is to reduce the COVID-19 mortality rate to one percent. This is even as it has reiterated its warning that the virus will spread more to rural areas across the country. The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made this disclosure  at Monday’s briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.   While urging Nigerians to … Continue reading Our target is to reduce the mortality of COVID-19 to 1% – Ehanire

Zulum orders immediate return of IDPs to their communities in Borno

The Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Monday directed the state task force on the return of refugees to ensure quick return of some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from camps to their communities. Zulum gave the directive on Monday in Maiduguri, Borno State capital during a visit by the United Nations Deputy Coordinator Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Alexander Kishara who led members of the UN humanitarian team … Continue reading Zulum orders immediate return of IDPs to their communities in Borno

Former Defence Minister Domkat Bali is 81 years

You are looking at General Domkat Yah Bali when he was in the military. He is 81 years old today. A retired four-star General of the Nigerian Army, he was Minister of Defence & member of the Supreme Military Council, 1984–1985. In 1983, President Shagari ordered that the troops earlier deployed to the northeast to combat smugglers be withdrawn. But Major General Muhammadu Buhari, then … Continue reading Former Defence Minister Domkat Bali is 81 years

PDP Berates APC For Defending the Mortgaging of Nigeria’s Sovereignty

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to trivialize the mortgaging of the nation by raising frivolous allegations against the PDP validates APC’s complicity in the pawning of our country to foreign interests. The party holds that APC’s jaundiced reaction to the attempt to send a future generation of Nigerians to China on slavery shows that the APC … Continue reading PDP Berates APC For Defending the Mortgaging of Nigeria’s Sovereignty

COVID-19: Ikpeazu flags off fumigation and decontamination of schools

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has called on all stakeholders in the education system to continue to show total commitment in advancing the cause of education in the State and ensure that processes of re-opening of schools as announced were seamless.The Governor stated this during the flag off of the fumigation, decontamination and clearing of schools in the state prior to resumption of students … Continue reading COVID-19: Ikpeazu flags off fumigation and decontamination of schools

COVID-19: Air Peace confirms termination of pilots’ appointments

…Says decision painful The management of Air Peace has confirmed the termination of pilots in its employ, saying it had to make the painful decision due to the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations and finances.  There were reports that Nigeria’s largest carrier terminated the employment of 69 of its pilots and other workers in its employ but the airline said the … Continue reading COVID-19: Air Peace confirms termination of pilots’ appointments

Wike Condemns Involvement Of Judicial Officers In Politics

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has decried the involvement of some judicial officers in partisan politics. According to him, this has manifested through comments, special affiliations, body language, and palpable commitments. Governor Wike was speaking at the handing over of 41 Sport Utility Vehicles to Judges in the State Judiciary as well as seven Judges of the State origin serving in the Federal Judicial … Continue reading Wike Condemns Involvement Of Judicial Officers In Politics

NDDC: Akpabio Names Orji Kalu, Uduaghan, James Ibori In Contract Scandal

Also linked to the contracts in the letter submitted to the House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, is a former lawmaker for the Imo North (Okigwe) constituency of Imo State, Senator Ifeanyi Ararume.In the letter with Reference Number MNDA/HM/04/IV/158, addressed to the Clerk to House of Reps, Patrick Giwa, and also copied to the office of the Attorney General of the Federation/Minister of Justice, Abubakar … Continue reading NDDC: Akpabio Names Orji Kalu, Uduaghan, James Ibori In Contract Scandal

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of N827.6m from NDDC Contractors.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the final forfeiture of N827, 679,098.32 (Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-Nine Thousand, Ninety-Eight Naira, Thirty-Two Kobo) from Flank Power Resources Limited and GMFD Ventures Limited, both of whom are firms linked to contractors with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. Matthew Edevbie is the Chief Executive Officer of Flank Power Resources Limited. … Continue reading EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of N827.6m from NDDC Contractors.

Udom, A Pride of PDP, Says Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has described the governor of Akwa-Ibom state, Governor Emmanuel Udom, as a pride of the party, going by his provision of democratic dividends for the people of his state in all sectors of life. Secondus, who spoke at the commissioning of the 1000-seater conference hall and a state of the art secretariat of … Continue reading Udom, A Pride of PDP, Says Secondus