Obaseki-and-Oshiomhole

The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has accused Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of committing a taboo by standing before Oba Ewuare of Benin wearing a cap. [adinsertername=”Block2”] Oshiomhole made this allegation while speaking on Arise TV today. The former Edo Governor condemned Obaseki’sContinue Reading

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The meeting which commenced about 10am at Telly Hotel along  Okigwe Road, Owerri. The opening prayer and kola presentation was moderated by one Mr. Issac, an APC faithful. [adinsertername=”Block2”] Prince clement onyeli who moderated as the chairman of the meeting pleaded to the party members for being behind the schedule InContinue Reading

FG says there is no safe design for reopening the Nigerian tertiary institution

The hope of lifting the ban on the higher institutions in Nigeria has been dampened as the federal government insisted that there is no arrangement for such development. Briefing pressmen on Tuesday, June 30, Sani Aliyu, the coordinator of the presidential task force on Covid-19, made this known as NigeriaContinue Reading

Uzodimma Receives Report on Verification of Staff, Salaries of Imo LGAs

 Governor Hope Uzodimma has received the report submitted by Committee on Verification of Staff and Salaries of the Unified Local Government Councils in Imo State.  Receiving the report at the Exco Chambers, Government House, Owerri, Wednesday, Governor Uzodimma said the verification became necessary as a result of what was observedContinue Reading

Buhari Expresses Concern Over New Regional Currency

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the decision by regional francophone countries to replace CFA Franc with a regional common currency, Eco, ahead of other member states. Buhari cautioned his counterparts in Ecowas bloc of possible dangers brought by Eco if not well-thought-out. “It gives me an uneasyContinue Reading

Nigeria's economic growth will contracts further in 2020 says (IMF)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday said the Nigerian economy will contract by 5.4 per cent in 2020. The Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department at the organisation, Gita Gopinath, announced the projection during an online press conference on the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Wednesday. The new projection,Continue Reading

Nigerian woman plead for help to return home after accused of murder in Lebanon

Oluwakamisi Mary Omolabake, a Nigerian woman trafficked to Lebanon, has narrated her ordeal at the hands of her traffickers and is seeking help to return home. Omolabake told SaharaReporters that she was approached by an agent named Alfa Mohammed Abu in April 2019, who told her that there was anContinue Reading

HOPE UZODIMMA

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State. astor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Edo State.   Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State Governor, Senator HopeContinue Reading

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THE Nigerian Bar Association, Ibadan Branch, has advised Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to rescind his directive on the resumption of pupils and students in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School Class 3 and Senior Secondary School Class 3 for academic activities on Monday, 29 June 2020. The association throughContinue Reading

The deal behind Smart School Policy

we have a smart campus policy which we launched officially. And that policy is to move away from manually way of doing things to doing them digitally and electronically. We now have a registration process that is fully automated from beginning to the end. So it is now easy forContinue Reading

KOROCHA

By Sussan Ogadimma. Chief press secretary and senior reporter /advert executive to evergreen  newspaper and online media Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has replied the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), saying that the Commission never recovered N7.9 billion or another money from him. In a statement by hisContinue Reading

Buhari

Fellow Nigerians,    The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and struggles.    It is a day to honour our founding fathers who toiledContinue Reading

YEMI

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the multi-million naira international yam market in Zaki-Biam, Ukum Council, Benue State, promising that the Federal government will provide roads and street lights in the market. Prof. Osinbajo, who performed the virtual commissioning from Abuja, said that Zaki Biam market accounted for over 70Continue Reading

PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari could not address the nation on May 29. The party said that President Buhari did not address the nation on the May 29 Inauguration day because he must have assessed his administration and rightly adjudged it a failure.Continue Reading

Rauf

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement on Monday via a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah. While congratulating Nigerians at home andContinue Reading

HUNGER CAUSED THE DEFECTION OF PDP MEMBERS TO APC IN IMO STATE

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo has said hunger caused the defection of its members to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). PDP Acting Chairman, Martin Ejiogu, stated this at a media briefing on Thursday. Former chairman, Charles Ezekwem, ex-Publicity Secretary, Damion’s Opara, ex-Youth leader, Williams Ahanonu, among others,Continue Reading

NDDC DIRECT OFFICIALS TO GO INTO SELF ISOLATION, SHUTS DOWN OPERATIONS

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) hurriedly shut down its operations on Thursday. The NDDC, through an internal memo announcing the shutdown, directed all its workers to go into self-isolation for two weeks, creating an impression of a COVID-19 scare within the commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. “All activities inContinue Reading

UNKNOWN GUNS MEN KILLS SCHOOL TEACHER AND 4 OTHERS IN NZHARUVO COMMUNITY PLATEAU STATE

A female secondary school teacher and three men have lost their lives when unknown gunmen attacked a fast food joint in Nzharuvo community, in Miango District of Bassa LGA of Plateau State, late Thursday evening. President Miango Youth Progressive Association (MYPA), Nuhu Yakubu, who confirmed the incident, said the attackContinue Reading

BUHARI'S EMERGENCE HAS PLUNGED THE NATION INTO A DEEPER ABYSS; FANI-KAYODE

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has described the five years of President Muhammadu Buhari as “disastrous.” He disagreed with Special Adviser to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, whose weekly column argued the President’s emergence, saved the nation from collapse in 2015. Fani-Kayode, on his verifiedContinue Reading

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  Imo State House of Assembly Speaker, Mr Chiji Collins, has revealed in a statement on Thursday, May 21 that it was necessary for the house to make a huge sacrifice of approving the bill which will stop former speakers and ex-governors from receiving pensions and other entitlement for the benefit andContinue Reading

AUTOMATED AND SEMI AUTOMATED HAND SANITIZER MANCHINE MANUFACTURED AT POLY NEKEDE, IMO STATE

In an interview session with Honourable Ikechukwu Sunday Umeh commissioner for technology and development on Thursday, he said they have come up with a manual automated handwashing machine which the governor has seen and has asked to mass-produce and he is giving out 100 Imo youths to be trained andContinue Reading

INTERVIEW SESSION WITH HONORABLE IKECHUKWU SUNDAY UMEH COMMISSIONER FOR TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT

THE REGIONAL EDITOR OF EVERGREEN NEWSPAPER AND ONLINE MEDIA, DR KELLY IHETU ACCOMPANIED BY NEWS EDITOR MBAOMA CHISOM,  SECRETARY SUSSAN OGADINMA AND SENIOR REPORTER AKUCHIE AMARACHI WITH CREW MEMBERS VISITED HONORABLE IKECHUKWU SUNDAY UMEH (COMMISSIONER FOR TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT IMO STATE) AT HIS OFFICE, STATE SECRETARIAT, NEW OWERRI, IMO STATE,Continue Reading

-WAY-OFRIGHT

  The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), on Thursday commended Governors and Houses of Assemby of Imo and Ekiti states for the implementation of the approved Right-of-Way (ROW) price. Ajibola Olude, Secretary of the Association, gave the commendation in a statement in Lagos. He hailed the orders issuedContinue Reading

alwa ibom

  Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has directed a 20% reduction in the salaries of all political office holders in the state. According to a statement signed on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State government, Emmanuel Ekuwem, the decision is due to the prevailing economic realities of dwindlingContinue Reading

Hope

Governor Uzodinma, through his media aide Oguwike Nwachuku, has denied paying herdsmen N8m for alleged missing cows – The Imo state governor described the allegations as fake news sponsored by the opposition PDP – Uzodinma urged the people of Imo state and members of the public generally to be waryContinue Reading

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Governor Hope Uzodimma has claimed to be the reincarnate of the former governor of the state, Samuel Mbakwe – The Imo state governor noted that both he and the late Mbakwe share a lot in common – According to Uzodinma, the prayers of Imo state people was answered following hisContinue Reading

ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE HAVE ATTACH A GREAT PREMIUM TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND FAIRNESS IN IMO STATE

When we were sworn in, I made it clear that this administration focuses its attention on the liberty of her citizens and that we attach a great premium to the establishment of social justice and fairness. Personally, I have been an advocate of social justice and I am in painContinue Reading

imolite are enjoying the benefit of Gods divine hands in the government of imo that's why there is no cases of COVID-19 in Imo State

Chief C.O.C Akaolisa Attorney General and Commissioner for justice in an interview section with Evergreennewsonline on Thursday said the government confronted coronavirus pandemic with all sense of responsibility. It is not easy to claim that what we put in place made it possible for the coronavirus pandemic not to beContinue Reading

imolite are enjoying the benefit of Gods divine hands in the government of imo that's why there is no cases of COVID-19 in Imo State

THE PUBLISHER OF EVERGREEN NEWSPAPER AND ONLINE MEDIA, REV. ENGR. EMMANUEL NWAEZE, ACCOMPANIED BY REGIONAL EDITOR DR KELLY IHETU,  SECRETARY SUSSAN OGADINMA AND SENIOR REPORTER MBAOMA CHISOM WITH CREW MEMBERS VISITED CHIEF C.O.C AKAOLISA, (ATTORNEY-GENERAL AND COMMISSIONER FOR JUSTICE IMO STATE) AT HIS OFFICE, STATE SECRETARIAT, NEW OWERRI, IMO STATE,Continue Reading

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  Mr Abiodun Owonikoko, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), yesterday said that the Supreme Court lawfully quashed the conviction and 12-year imprisonment of former Abia State Governor, Dr Orji Uzor-Kalu. Owonikoko, while reacting to the judgment of the apex court, said the Federal High Court in Lagos which lastContinue Reading

Hope-Uzodinma

  The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, Monday revealed the plan of his government to arraign in court those behind the payroll fraud discovered in Imo civil service. Uzodinma disclosed this at the Government House in Owerri, while swearing into office, the acting President of the state Customary Court ofContinue Reading

Hope

Denies Impounding Vehicles Conveying Beverages In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma has directed the release 36 inmates in various Correctional Service centres in the state. The governor has also directed the state’s acting Chief Judge, Ijeoma Agugua, to commence accelerated trials andContinue Reading

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  Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Justice Matthew Njoku as the Acting President of the Customary Court of Appeal of Imo State. The appointment is with immediate effect. Uzodimma, in a letter he personally signed on Thursday, April 30, 2020, communicated the appointment to Justice Njoku. UzodimmaContinue Reading

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THE PUBLISHER OF EVERGREEN NEWSPAPER AND ONLINE MEDIA, REV. ENGR. EMMANUEL NWAEZE,  ACCOMPANIED BY REGIONAL EDITOR DR KELLY IHETU AND  SENIOR REPORTER MBAOMA CHISOM WITH CREW MEMBERS VISITED HONORABLE DECLAN EMELUMBA, (COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION IMO STATE) AT HIS OFFICE, STATE SECERTARITE, NEW OWERRI, IMO STATE, NIGERIA AT 11:00 AM GMTContinue Reading

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Police inspector attached to Imo state government House found dead a day ago 2591 views by  Ogadimma Sussan- A police inspector was found dead along the roadside near the Shell Camp, in Owerri, Imo state – The officer identified as Haruna Kawura was attached to Imo state Government House –Continue Reading

The Kaduna State Government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown by thirty days.  Governor Nasir El-Rufai disclosed this via a Twitter thread on Sunday evening. The governor’s statement as posted on Twitter reads: KADUNA UPDATE: Malam Nasir elrufia has extended the quarantine orders in the state for another 30 days, effective from 26thContinue Reading

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday said Imo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus (COVID-19). The centre also said that Nigeria recorded 87 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday including the one recorded in Imo state, a development which has taken the number of activeContinue Reading

EMEKA AND HOPE

  Imo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of looking for the legitimacy that has eluded him since he stole the mandate given the party and has been spreading falsehood against his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha, and the seven-month administration that many still remember with some nostalgia.Continue Reading

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  His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has appointed Mr. Dan Okoro, a retired Commissioner of Police (CP) as his special adviser on security. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Oguwike Nwachuku, said Okoro comes into the job with a huge experienceContinue Reading

ASUU

Members of the Owerri žone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has donated cartons of alcohol-based hand sanitisers to the Imo State government for onward transmission to the communities in the state to fight and prevent the transmission of the novel Coronavirus (COVID- 19) pandemic in the state.Continue Reading

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By  ogadimma sussan,in owerri ,IMO STATE. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State  has given a herculean task to  Chuck Chukuemeka, the new commissioner of finance, to  bring  out  all that is in his arsenal  and work towards a sharp spike in the state’s internally generated revenue (IGR). The work is seenContinue Reading

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  Imo State government, on Wednesday, said it has saved N300 million pensioners funds by sacking the consultant contracted by the short-lived administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, made this known in Owerri, adding that government was able to save the amountContinue Reading

imo state university

Imo state government denies plans to rename university after Abba Kyari 12 hours ago 2918 views by  Oluwatobi Bolashodun – Plans to rename the Imo State University after late Abba Kyari have been dismissed by the Imo state government – Oguwike Nwachuku, the chief press secretary to the governor, describedContinue Reading

UZODINMA

Imo state governor his exellency Hope Uche Uzodinma has made a step of choosing some politcal calibas that will work together with him. This are some  ways of repaying the people of the state for the confidence and trust they have to reposed on him since he assumed office. GovernorContinue Reading

sanwo olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed to prosecute victims of COVID-19 who lied to health professionals about their travel history. The governor disclosed this during a press briefing on Monday. Sanwo-Olu revealed that the state executive council has resolved to prosecute people found guilty of this, adding that fourContinue Reading

Ben ayade

The Cross River State Government on Monday began the monthly payment of 30,000 stipends to beneficiaries of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) as a way to cushion effect of COVID-19 lockdown on poor residents. The disbursement is in collaboration with the World Bank. Commissioner for International DevelopmentContinue Reading

ekeji

  Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appointed former Nigeria International and retired Director-General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr Patrick Ekeji, as his Deputy Chief of Staff. Ekeji’s latest appointment was coming barely a month after he successfully carried out a previous assignment given to himContinue Reading

wike

River state has released twenty-two workers of ExxonMobil arrested for violating Governor Nyesom Wike’s border closure order – Zaccheus Adangor, Rivers state commissioner of justice, said the ExxonMobil staff were released without charge following the intervention of well-meaning Nigerians – Adangor stressed that Rivers will do everything to prevent theContinue Reading

emeka

Imo state government has given updates on the investigation of ex-governor Emeka Ihedioha – Declan Emelumba, the state commissioner of information, said the ex-council chairmen said they were ready to shed light on the alleged misappropriation of the N19.63 billion LG funds – Ihedioha was sacked as the governor ofContinue Reading

Theodore orji

Formal governor of abia state and Representative of Abia Central Senatorial District, Theodore Orji has declared that he will quit politics after serving his present tenure in 2023, insisting that he reached the decision to grow democracy and give space for the younger generations. Orji, who was immediate past governorContinue Reading

abba kyari

e Presidency has announced that there will be no condolence visits to the family of the late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari. The Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, said this in a series of tweets on Saturday, shortlyContinue Reading

lawan

  A file photo of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary at the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila over the death of his mother-in-law, Mildred Bisalla. In a statementContinue Reading

Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his second nationwide broadcast on the efforts by the Federal Government to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the lockdown in Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Read the text of his full address below: ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADUContinue Reading

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The British Prime minister, Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital after being in intensive care with COVID -19. Boris Johnson has been receiving treatment for coronavirus at St Thomas Hospital in London since last week Sunday.according to news,he said throughout his time in the hospital, he was in goodContinue Reading

-SCALE INVESTIGATION FOR FIRE OUT BREAKS IN ABUJAPDP DEMANDS FULL

The people’s Democratic party has demanded a full -scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire out break in critical offices at the head-quarters of the office of the Accountant General of federation Abuja on Wednesday being 8th of April 2020. The party says investigation is imperative given”apprehensive in theContinue Reading

Breaking : president Buhari gave Easter massages to all Christians

President Muhammadu Buhari in his good will massage to all Christians in celebration of Easter says this period for Nigerians to remain faithful and hopefull In God. The president said although this Easter comes amid the COVID -19 pandemic, it is an opportunity for all be hopeful that with intensifiedContinue Reading

FG TELLS SECURITY PERSONNEL'S TO STOP MANHANDLING CITIZENS WHO DISOBEY STAY AT HOME ORDER

The Presidential Task Force on coronavirus (COVID-19) has cautioned security agents against manhandling citizens who disobey the order to stay at home over the pandemic. Speaking at the daily media briefing of the task force in Abuja on Friday, its chairman and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), BossContinue Reading

PDP CONDEMN KILLING IN WARRI BLAMES BUHARI

The reported brutalisation of Nigerians by security agents across the country has been condemned by the PDP – The party has enjoined Nigerians to hold the Buhari-led government responsible for the brutalisation and killing of a man in Warri According to Kola Ologbondiyan, security agents cannot be brutalising innocent citizensContinue Reading

ASSAULT ON EX BEAUTY QUEEN BY COMMISSIONER IS BEEN INVESTIGATED BY KOGI GOV

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has ordered an accelerated investigation into the alleged battering of a beauty queen, Elizabeth Oyeniyi, in the state by the state Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr Abdumumini Danga. The commissioner allegedly assaulted, beat and raped Oyeniyi over a piece of advice to provideContinue Reading

IN THE REQUEST FOR VENTILATORS FROM AMERICAN BILLIONAIRE FG APOLOGIZE FOR BEGGING

The Federal Government has apologised for openly begging American billionaire businessman, Elon Musk, for ventilators. The President Muhammadu Buhari administration came under fire for the undignified manner it went about requesting between 100 and 500 ventilators from the United States citizen. Reacting, the Federal Ministry of Finance and National PlanningContinue Reading

FG SAYS LATTER FOR DONATIONS AND PROMISING OF FREE DATA FAKE

The Federal Government on Thursday said it has not promised Nigerians free internet data as is being spread online. It said neither was a letter on COVID-19 donations from the government. The government stated this in separate statements from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget andContinue Reading

COVID-19: Shoot dead anyone disobeying lockdown orders – Phillipine President tells military

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has instructed the country’s military to shoot dead anyone causing trouble in areas locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic. So far, Philippine has recorded 2,311 cases and reported 96 deaths forcing it into a two-week lockdown, which has resulted in protests from some quarters complainingContinue Reading

TRUMP

President Donald Trump has grown more and more irate as his attempts to contain the political fallout of coronavirus — much less the health crisis itself — continue to fall short, people close to him said. Trump watched angrily from the West Wing Thursday as stock markets tumbled to their worst percentage loss since the 1987 BlackContinue Reading

9 SUSPECT TESTED NEGATIVE ON COVID-19 IN KANO STATE

Nine suspects on Friday tested negative for coronavirus in Kano State, commissioner for health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa said. The new negative results were confirmed a week after the government revealed that three other suspected cases also turned out negative. While addressing a press conference, the commissioner disclosed that theContinue Reading

UK PRIME MINISTER

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday. On his Twitter account, Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms and was self-isolating. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I willContinue Reading

coronavirus -I am doing fine in isolation Bauchi State Governor-BALA MOHAMMED SAYS

The governor of Bauchi state, Bala Mohammed, has said he is doing great in isolation after testing positive for the deadly coronavirus. Mohammed who disclosed this information on his official Facebook page on Friday, March 27, thanked everyone for their love and concern he has received. While giving an updateContinue Reading

COVID-19: Sowore alleges plot to arrest him over Abba Kyari’s report

The convener of RevolutionNow campaign, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the federal government of planning to arrest him over Sahara Reporters’ report that exposed Abba Kyari’s coronavirus infection. According to the publisher of the online newspaper, the Nigerian government is planning to use the Nigerian Army to allegedly arrest him. MrContinue Reading

Nigerian military to recall retired medical personnel

The Defence Headquarters has concluded plans to recall its retired medical personnel back on active duty to help deal with the response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic.The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the preparedness of the military to support the fight againstContinue Reading

Government, banks and wealthy individuals contribute billions to fight coronavirus in Nigeria

The Nigerian government has approved a 10 billion Naira grant (about $27 million) to fight the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the country. According to a statement from President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, the money will be released to Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial centre, which has the highest number ofContinue Reading

China bars all foreign nationals from entering country, stops international flights

The Chinese government has barred all foreign nationals and stopped all international flights from entering China, stating that this was a precautionary measure to stop the spread and return of the deadly coronavirus disease. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this known in an announcement on Thursday, stating thatContinue Reading

NNAMDI KANU REVEALED WERE ABBA KYARI IS SECRETLY RECEIVING TREATMENT FOR COVID-19

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has alleged that Abba Kyari has “scampered” to Cuba for Coronavirus treatment. Kanu wondered why former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu and former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisah Metuh are in jail while Kyari, who,Continue Reading

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB reports Buhari to UN, make claims

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has submitted materials chronicling alleged human rights abuses perpetrated against the Igbo-speaking people in Nigeria to Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur at the United Nations, UN. The group’s leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said their goal is to ensure that the human rights violations occurring acrossContinue Reading

COVID-19: Apostle Johnson Suleman suspends physical church service amid Coronavirus

Amid the Coronavirus scare in the country, Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries, says there will be no physical services in his church. Suleman, who recently turned 50 urged his members to join live services via the church’s media platforms television. In a statement he posted on his TwitterContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS: Abia bans weddings, burials, other ceremonies above 30 people

The Abia State Government on Wednesday banned social functions, including weddings and burials, that attract more than 30 people, as one of the measures taken to curb the spread of Coronavirus. The state government also said religious gatherings that attract more than 50 people have also been banned for the next oneContinue Reading

Abia’s Ikpeazu gives fresh order to LG chairmen on COVID-19 pandemic

Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia State, has issued 48 hours ultimatum to the Transition Committee Chairmen of the seventeen local government areas of the state to launch grassroots information service on the increasing cases of Coronavirus pandemic ravaging some states in the country. The governor threatened to sanction erringContinue Reading

NEWSCOVID-19: Anambra Government places border areas under watch

The Anambra State Government has placed all its six entry points under full-scale watch as part of precautionary measures toward containing Coronavirus pandemic in the state. Anambra State has boundaries with six states including Enugu, Imo, Abia, Delta, Kogi and Rivers. This followed the State Government’s multi-sectoral approach aimed atContinue Reading

COVID-19: Lawyers commend CJN for suspending court sittings

Legal practitioners have applauded the directive by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammad, for ordering the suspension of all court sittings except in matters that are urgent, for 14 days because of COVID-19. Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN), the lawyers said the directive wasContinue Reading

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has tested negative for coronavirus

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) after undergoing a test on Wednesday. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Obaseki had gone into self-isolation after coming in contact with Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, who bothContinue Reading

NIGERIA RECEIVED COVID-19 TEST KITS FROM ALIBABA FOUNDER JACK MA

Nigeria on Wednesday received test kits and protective gear from China’s richest man, Jack Ma, to help fight coronavirus, which has so far claimed one life and infected 45 others in Africa’s most populous nation. Nigeria’s top health official, Abdulaziz Abdullahi, told AFP that the country had received 100,000 faceContinue Reading

BIAFRA: PLAN BY BOKO HARAM, HERDSMEN TO ATTACK IPOB WILL CAUSE WAR- OHANAEZE WARNS

The Ohaneze Ndigbo youths council worldwide, OYC, has raised the alarm over a planned attack on pro-Biafra groups, the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, and the movement for the actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra, MASSOB, by Fulani herdsmen. OYC demand immediate action to prevent the looming danger ofContinue Reading

Trump and Congressmen

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and isContinue Reading

World Jet Fuel

Global jet demand is likely to see a dramatic drop possibly by up to 70% especially in the second quarter of 2020 as an increasing number of countries apply travel quotas to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), experts foresee. Cuneyt Kazokoglu, director of Oil Demand at London-basedContinue Reading

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ABUJA—THERE is palpable fears at the State House as three staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). A presidential source confirmed the development. Meanwhile, all the aides at the Vice President’s wing with the exception of his media aide didContinue Reading

King

A 16-year-old Prince, Oloyede Adeyeoba, has been approved by the Ondo state government as the Arujale of Okeluse in Ose local government area of the state. The ratification of the appointment of the Senior Secondary 3 Student was done alongside two others by the state executive council presided over byContinue Reading

School Closed

The Edo State Government has shut down and withdrawn the operating license of the Salvation International School, for flouting the directive of the government on the closure of all schools in the state, as part of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Special Adviser to the Governor, ProgrammeContinue Reading

HOUSE-OF-REPRESENTATIVES

ABUJA — THE  House of Representatives on Tuesday,  passed for concurrence by the Senate, an Emergency Economic Stimulus Bill, 2020. The Bill was introduced by the Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and fast-tracked to Third  Reading, to provide a stimulus for the Nigerian economy and roll back the depleting effect ofContinue Reading

Trump

President Donald Trump appears to have made his choice in the awful dilemma posed by the coronavirus pandemic — whether to destroy the nation’s economic foundation in order to save lives. In his zeal to fire up American prosperity after helping to trigger an unprecedented self-inflicted economic meltdown, Trump is already losing patience —Continue Reading

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•Nigeria records first COVID-19 death; confirms 36 •Fears, as Bauchi gov goes into self-isolation •Atiku’s son didn’t attend S/West PDP rally — Oyo govt •All land borders shut, FEC meetings suspended indefinitely By Emma Ujah, Chioma Obinna, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Joseph Erunke, Charly Agwam, Adeola Badru Wife of theContinue Reading

Scientist

Three months into the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s still unclear which drugs could combat the viral disease and which won’t, despite public figures like President Donald Trump extolling the unproven promise of some medications. With public health on the line, the scientific community is searching for answers faster than ever.Continue Reading

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN

Reports have it that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has released 800 tigers and lions to clamp down on citizen’s movement across the country. This according to reports was to stem the spread of coronavirus in the country. Russia, a country of 146 million people has about 253 infected peopleContinue Reading

APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomole and the Party’s Deputy Chairman (South) Sen. Abiola Ajimobi

The bottled-up tension towards the proposed All Progressives Congress (APC) emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, last week Tuesday, finally died down owing to series of interplay of factors on the eve of the meeting. Several contentious court judgements procured by both camps of the gladiators which clashed sporadically for attentionContinue Reading

MAJOR CITIES IN INDIA RESTRICT DAILY LIFE ACTIVITIES; PEOPLE UNDER CORONA VIRUS LOCK DOWN

A great number of individuals across India have been set under lockdown until the month’s end as endeavours to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus in the nation increase. Occupants living in 75 locales the nation over, remembering for significant urban areas, for example, the capital New Delhi, Mumbai,Continue Reading

Femi Kayode

…As Ndume condemns presidential system of government FORMER Senate Leader and Chairman, Committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South, has declared that the Presidential system of government being practised in the country was part of the problems  Nigeria was currently confronted with. Speaking yesterdayContinue Reading

President of Cameroon National Assembly

For not wanting to comply with government instructions, the behavior of the Right Honorable Cavaye Yeguie Djibril exposed the lives of 167 deputies and their relatives, Ghanaweb reports. According to hospital sources, the President of the National Assembly of Cameroon has tested positive for Coronavirus. Indeed, the latter was partContinue Reading

LAGOS STATE GOV'T

•Private sector urged to follow suit, tasks market leaders on hygiene •Oyo gets first positive case; 4 of 39 cases in FCT positive •Confirmed cases in Nigeria now 30; I had vision of forced holiday — Adeboye •Bankers’ Committee directs oil firms to sell forex only to CBN •Kwara govtContinue Reading

I SEE NNAMDI KANU BECOMING THE FRIST BIAFRA PRESIDENT ON OCTOBER THIS YEAR –TB JOSHUA

The founder and president of Synagogue Church of Nations Prophet TB Joshua has released another prophecy concern Nnamdi Kanu. According to him the republic of Biafra will be established on September this year and Nnamdi Kanu will be the first Biafra president the following month. He said Biafra restoration willContinue Reading

Religious/Social Gathering Banned In Abuja Over Coronavirus

  All religious and social gathering of more than 50 persons have been banned in Abuja over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, The Federal Capital Territory” This was made known on Friday by the Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Minister on Media and Strategic Communications, Malam Abubakar Sani.   Federal Capital Territory AdministrationContinue Reading

Ortom

•They come without cattle, kill, destroy and withdraw •Resolves to set up security outfit •Insists state must be secured for farmers to return By Peter Duru, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has resolved to replicate the South West security outfit, ‘Operation Amotekun’, in Benue state. Ortom who grantedContinue Reading

VON DG

Despite ongoing effort to reconcile warring factions in the All Progressive Congress, APC, the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Chief Osita Okechukwu, on Friday, insisted that the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is no longer a valid member of the party. Okechukwu, while reacting to the decision of the CourtContinue Reading

Muslims Praying

Muslim faithful who observe Friday Ju’mat’s prayer in the Presidential Villa, underwent multiple screening for the coronavirus pandemic before they were allowed into the Aso Rock mosque for prayers.  They were also given hand sanitizers before stepping into the mosque. President Muhammadu Buhari was part of those who observed theirContinue Reading

Jack Ma

Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma, says he will donate masks, test kits and protective suits to all countries in Africa to help the continent in its fight against the novel coronavirus. Ma’s foundation will donate at total of 1.1 million testing kits, six million masks, and 60,000Continue Reading

FG places ban on flight to high risk countries

The Federal Government has placed a ban on travel by public servants to countries highly affected by COVID-19 pandemic disease. Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), announced this on Tuesday after a closed-door meeting with the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja.Continue Reading

FIFTEEN PERSONS ARRESTED BY NSCDC FOR SELLING PREREGISTERED SIM CARD IN JIGAWA STATE

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, has arrested fifteen persons for selling preregistered SIM Card in Jigawa State. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SC. Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to DAILY POST in Dutse.   He said, the Command in collaboration with the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) hadContinue Reading

 THAI GOVERNMENT OFFICE IN YALA, BOMBS EXPLODE OUTSIDE AND 18 PEOPLE WOUNDED

Two bombs detonated before an administration office in Thailand’s uprising hit southern Yala region on Tuesday, injuring 18 individuals, a security official said. The blasts occurred before the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC), a Thai government body that directs the organization of three for the most part Malay-Muslim lion’sContinue Reading

TEN MONTHS AFTER SURVEYS, BELGIUM GETS GOV'T DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Belgium’s guardian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes has been given unique forces to lead the nation through the coronavirus flare-up, 10 months after uncertain races conveyed poor possibilities for an alliance. Ruler Philippe ordered Wilmes to frame a legislature on Monday in Brussels, the Belga news organization revealed, after seven resistanceContinue Reading

 West African leaders to travel to Guinea ahead of the referendum vote says Buhari

Pioneers of the West African coalition ECOWAS will make a trip to Guinea on Tuesday in front of a rescheduled submission that has started fears of savagery, senior Ivorian sources said The four-man appointment will involve the leaders of Ghana, Ivory Coast, Niger, and Nigeria, as indicated by sources nearContinue Reading

SAVING LEAH SHARIBU

AS I write this, it will be about two years that 15- year-old Nigerian school girl – Leah Sharibu – was abducted with her mates at Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. She was among the 110 girls that Boko Haram insurgents forcefully took away only for themContinue Reading

BOLA TINUBU TALKS TOUGH ON LAGOS EXPLOSIVE, SAID THOSE INVOLVED MUST BE PUNISH

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has condemned the explosion in Festac Town and Abule Ado areas of Lagos, which reportedly killed 15 persons. He commiserated with families and relations of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate occurrence. In a statement Sunday night by his MediaContinue Reading

Obaseki-and-Oshiomhole

Efforts to remove the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole continued yesterday with the resolution of South South leaders of the party to replace him with Victor Giadom in acting capacity. They also insisted that the party’s National Executive Committee scheduled for next week Tuesday,Continue Reading

NIS ANNOUNCE NEW APPLICATION FOR FRESH RECRUITMENT INTO THE SERVICE

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has announced a new application platform for fresh recruitment into the service. In a statement by the Immigration spokesperson, Sunday James, the NIS unveiled the new website for easier accessibility.   Read the NIS statement below:   RE: RECRUITMENT ADVERTISEMENT – CHANGE OF WEBSITE SequelContinue Reading

Coronavirus

1 hr 5 min ago There are more than 142,000 cases worldwide There are now more than 142,000 coronavirus cases globally and more than 5,300 related deaths, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization. Here’s the latest breakdown: Total cases: 142,320 Deaths: 5,388 Countries or territories with cases: 129 ChinaContinue Reading

HOPE UZODINMA APPOINTS JUSTICE IJEOMA AGUGUA AS THE NEW ACTING CHIEF JUDGE OF IMO STATE

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has approved the appointment of Justice Ijeoma Agugua as the Acting Chief Judge of the State. Justice Agugua is currently the Administrative Judge of High Court Owerri, Imo State. The governor appointed Justice Agugua hours after the former Chief Judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi retired.Continue Reading

Obaseki

The South-South Consultative meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, convened Thursday night by Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has held, in spite of calls for a boycott by the National Vice Chairman of the party for the zone, Hilliard Eta. The meeting which held at the Edo StateContinue Reading

Sanusi

UNDER the Constitution and laws of Nigeria, state governors have wide-ranging powers to appoint, sanction and sack traditional rulers. This is a carryover from our colonial heritage which effectively put traditional rulers, irrespective of the splendors of their imperial past, under the British Crown. With the dawn of independence, thisContinue Reading

Top Brazilian political aide tests positive for coronavirus days after meeting Trump

A top Brazilian political aide tested positive for coronavirus days after he met with Donald Trump, according to Brazilian news outlets. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten, accompanied his boss at a dinner with Trump at Mar-A-Lago on Saturday. On Wednesday, Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo reportedContinue Reading

POLICE YET TO TAKE PROACTIVE MEASURES AGAINST A STAFF OF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN SEX SCANDAL

One month after a staff of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife was busted for his involvement in a sex scandal with a student, the police are yet to take proactive measures, POLITICS NIGERIA can report. Monday Omo-Etan, a tutor who teaches Chemistry at the OAU Centre for Distance Learning (CDL)Continue Reading

NEWSReps order investigation of NOSDRA over five years oil spill in Niger Delta

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday in Abuja, ordered an immediate probe of the cleanup of spills and remediation in oil-producing areas of the country in the last five years. Considering a motion sponsored by Abubakar Hassan Fulata at plenary presided by Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, it resolved to set upContinue Reading

…CBN to fund local drugs production, specialist hospitals …It’s wake-up call to life without oil — Finance Minister …To drastically reduce budget …How outbreak’s delaying completion of Lagos-Ibadan rail project — Amaechi As top Federal Government officials battle to find ways to minimise the impact of the oil price crashContinue Reading

‘HE’S GONNA GET US ALL KILLED’: SENSE OF UNEASE AFTER TRUMP CORONAVIRUS SPEECH

Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address – that almost sacred altar for US presidents on prime time television – came in January 2019 amid a partial government shutdown and asserted that only a border wall can keep out dangerous illegal immigrants. His second such address on Wednesday night was again couched in termsContinue Reading

NIGER GOV REQUIRES DIVERSIFICATION OF FINANCIAL SYSTEM AMID FALLING CRUDE OIL PRICES

Niger State Governor and Chairman, North Central Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Sani Bello, has mentioned that there’s a pressing want for the diversification of the Nigerian financial system on account of the volatility within the international value of crude oil. The governor mentioned the fixed fluctuation of crude oil costs onContinue Reading

Sanusi

•Dethroned Sanusi speaks, links his removal to God •Says his predicament nothing new •Solicits support for new Emir •Loko too local for Sanusi — Emir •How influential northerners forced Ganduje to change Sanusi’s banishment from Opanda to Loko •Uncertainty trails deposed Emir Sanusi’s whereabouts in Nasarawa •Stop sending me condolenceContinue Reading

Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, berated South East governors for delaying the setting up of a security outfit to protect their people. The IPOB leader said the South East governors should not rely on the Federal Government to protect the people of SouthContinue Reading

Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, made this known, yesterday, during a press conference at his office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital. The commissioner, who bemoaned high incidence of open defecation in the state, particularly in the metropolis, said 500 public toilets would be built by the state in conjunction withContinue Reading

VICTOR OCHEI FORMER SPEAKER OF DELTA STATE’S HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY APPOINTED AS THE NEW NIMASA

The former speaker of the Delta State’s House of Assembly, Victor Ochei has been appointed as the new head of Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services in the Nigerian Maritime Administration And Safety Agency (NIMASA). Following the expiration of Dakuku Peterside led board; President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of MrContinue Reading

nigerian teachers

Says unqualified/unregistered teachers are cheats …Adamawa, Yobe, Borno excluded for security reasons Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, will today begin a nationwide screening of teachers in public and private primary and secondary schools, with a view to weeding out unqualified/unregistered persons from the system. The exercise, according to theContinue Reading

China has made eating wild animals illegal after the coronavirus outbreak. But ending the trade won't be easy

A strict ban on the consumption and farming of wild animals is being rolled out across China in the wake of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, which is believed to have started at a wildlife market in Wuhan. Although it is unclear which animal transferred the virus to humans — bat, snakeContinue Reading

Trump threatens cities known to harbour undocumented migrants

New York City fights back as US president threatens to pull federal money from so-called ‘sanctuary’ cities. United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will pull funds from so-called “sanctuary” cities and states that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities. His announcement on Twitter comes days after a US court ruled in favour of theContinue Reading

Malaysia's anti-corruption chief who investigated 1MDB resigns

The resignation follows the collapse of Malaysia’s ruling coalition and the appointment of a new prime minister. Malaysia’s anti-corruption chief who investigated the 1MDB fraud said on Friday that she had resigned, the second such exit from a government official in the last few days after a party that was defeatedContinue Reading

Why Presidency should return to South in 2023, by El-Rufai

…Says no justification for Northerner to take over after Buhari’s 8 years As the permutations for the 2023 Presidency begins to dominate political discourse nationwide, Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said the Presidency should rightly return to the Southern part of the country. Although the governor, acclaimed toContinue Reading

ALHAJI MUHAMMED SABO NANONO LAUDED THE EFFORT OF RICE FARMERS IN NIGERIA

The Nigerian Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono has lauded the effort of rice farmers in Nigeria, stating that it will help actualize Government’s agenda in the Agricultural sector being food sufficiency, job creation and economic growth. The Minister made this disclosure during a working visitContinue Reading

THIS IS NOT THE BEST OF TIMES FOR THE EMIR OF KANO, MUHAMMED SANUSI ll.

An eight-member panel was on Wednesday raised by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate him on some infractions. Also on Wednesday, the monarch was summoned by the state’s anti-graft body to defend his role in the disbursement of the Emirate Council’s budget. The development followed allegations levelled againstContinue Reading

The Queen was not wearing gloves at this ceremony in December 2018.

As global concern mounts about the spread of the coronavirus. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has been pictured wearing gloves at a ceremony. The monarch wore long gloves at the investiture ceremony Tuesday, prompting speculation about whether it was a precaution against coronavirus. Queen Elizabeth was pictured in long gloves at Tuesday’s ceremony. BuckinghamContinue Reading

ACROSS THE WORLD DEMOCRACY HAS REDUCE AND TRUMP IS PART OF THE PROBLEM

For the 14th year in a row, a major annual report on the health of global democracy warned of its decline. In its survey evaluating 195 countries and 15 territories, Freedom House, a nongovernmental, nonpartisan advocacy organization established in 1941, found that political freedoms and civil liberties across the worldContinue Reading

PROTEST IN LAGOS BY N POWER BENEFICIARIES

Some beneficiaries of the Nigerian government empowerment programme N-Power on Tuesday protested at the Lagos Television, Alausa, and Lagos State. The aggrieved beneficiaries accused the Lagos State Government of ignoring them in its recruitment processes. “We have volunteered for them for like three years and there is a lot ofContinue Reading

EL-RUFAI SAYS, FRESH KADUNA KILLINGS: WE WON’T NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS, BANDITS

Senator Nasiru Ahmad El Rufa’i of Kaduna State yesterday promised to defeat out scoundrels from the state, saying he would not haggle with psychological militants. The representative, who denounced the background of Sunday late evening’s killing of more than 50 individuals in Giwa and Igabi Local Government Areas by anContinue Reading

Putin proposes to enshrine God, heterosexual marriage in constitution

Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted to parliament a number of new constitutional changes, including amendments that mention God and stipulate that marriage is a union of a man and woman. Putin in January unleashed a political storm by proposing an overhaul of the constitution, the first changes to theContinue Reading

FUEL-PUMP-ATTENDANT

The Federal Government, through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, paid N43.09 billion as subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, in the month of February 2020, according to data obtained from the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA. The amount paid as subsidy in January 2020Continue Reading

GBAGI

*After Buhari power should go to South-West Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, former minister of state (Education), and one of the founding fathers of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State is a criminologist, lawyer and business tycoon. Recently, accompanied by his wife, daughters, and associates, Gbagi visited the Corporate HeadquartersContinue Reading