Tuesday , 2 June 2020
Latest News
Home » 2020 » May

Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sylva congratulates new NNPC Board members

Sylva congratulates new NNPC Board members

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE Minister of State for Petroleum and Alternate Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Board, Chief Timiprie Sylva, has extended good wishes and hearty congratulations to the members of the reconstituted Board of the national oil company (NNPC) for what he tagged as their well deserved appointment. In a statement, Sunday, March 31, 2020, in ... Read More »

Interview: Why I Am Called First Lady Of JAMB – IBANA …- Says Oloyede Is On Course With JAMB Mandate And Vision

Interview: Why I Am Called First Lady Of JAMB – IBANA …- Says Oloyede Is On Course With JAMB Mandate And Vision

Mrs. Anthonia Eno Ibana, popularly known and addressed as ‘First Lady’ within the Board, was a public servant par excellence. Mrs. Ibana, who had a blissful public service career in the Board, was the first staff member of the Board and a female one for that matter. *Mrs Ibana* The ‘First Lady’ had spent her youthful age in the service ... Read More »

Oloyede mourns Bakare… Nasarawa Gov lauds JAMB over multiple CBT Centres

Oloyede mourns Bakare… Nasarawa Gov lauds JAMB over multiple CBT Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has commiserated with the management of New Telegraph Newspapers over the demise of its Saturday Editor,Waheed Bakare. *Bakare* In a letter of condolence signed by the Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, the Board described the death of Bakare as shocking. Oloyede in the letter said “For us in JAMB, Alh. Bakare was a key ... Read More »

Review of N-Power Scheme would ensure consistency with programme structure –  Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs

Review of N-Power Scheme would ensure consistency with programme structure –  Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs

“What we have done in the Ministry in the past eight months is study the programme. We are now ready to reform and streamline N-Power to make it more efficient so that strict terms are implemented and applied.” – Minister PRESS STATEMENT Review of N-Power Scheme would ensure consistency with programme structure- Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development ... Read More »

 Tinubu Commiserates with  Buhari on Nephew’s Death

 Tinubu Commiserates with  Buhari on Nephew’s Death

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari over the passing of his nephew, Alhaji Ibrahim Dauda. Ibrahim Dauda died in Daura, Katsina State, following a prolonged illness. In a condolence message to the President, the APC leader said: “Mr. President, please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences over the passing of your nephew, ... Read More »

I Warned Donald Trump About This Uprising – TB Joshua

I Warned Donald Trump About This Uprising – TB Joshua

*SAYS ANOTHER UPRISING STILL COMING  Prophet TB Joshua has revealed that he warned President Donald Trump of the United States of America about the present uprising currently sweeping through the USA. According to the prophet, ” during my prophecy for 2020 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6aJLBVG96c)released on 28th December 2019, prophecy number four concerning America was given as follows: Approach to the security issue will ... Read More »

Col Umar in open letter to Buhari says: Mr. President, Please belong to all of us

Col Umar in open letter to Buhari says: Mr. President, Please belong to all of us

“At this time and in the light of all that have happened since you took office, any conversation with you Mr. President cannot gloss over the chaos that has overtaken appointments into government offices in your administration.” A former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Colonel Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (rtd)( August 1985-June 1988), during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida, ... Read More »

Lagos APC Carpets PDP Over Attack On Governor Sanwo-olu

Lagos APC Carpets PDP Over Attack On Governor Sanwo-olu

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to ignore Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recent attacks on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. In a press statement on Sunday, party spokesman, Honourable Seye Oladejo describing the PDP’s attack as a “seasonal blabbing of the opposition”. The APC Spokesman said he was not  “not surprised by the discomfort of the opposition party who ... Read More »

POLICE NAB 19-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT BEHIND BLACKMAIL OF SALAWA ABENI WITH NUDE PHOTOS

POLICE NAB 19-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT BEHIND BLACKMAIL OF SALAWA ABENI WITH NUDE PHOTOS

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS)of the Nigeria Police Force made a breakthrough over the week as they arrested , Olufowoke Oladunjoye Emmanuel, a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Waka Queen, Alhaja Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.   The suspect, a resident of Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, ... Read More »

George Floyd’s Brother Attacks Trump Says ‘He Didn’t Give Me An Opportunity To Even Speak’ During Phone Call

George Floyd’s Brother Attacks Trump Says ‘He Didn’t Give Me An Opportunity To Even Speak’ During Phone Call

George Floyd’s family spoke to both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden this week following Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Minnesota.   Speaking to MSNBC’s Al Sharpton, George’s brother, Philonise Floyd, said his conversation with President Trump was “so fast.” “He didn’t give me an opportunity to even speak,” Floyd said. “It was hard. I was trying to ... Read More »

Man aims bow and arrow at protesters before crowd tackles him

Man aims bow and arrow at protesters before crowd tackles him

A disturbing video of a man aiming a bow and arrow at demonstrators has emerged, as Black Lives Matter protests spread across the world demanding justice over the killing of George Floyd this weekend. The footage, viewed by more than 9 million on Twitter, shows an angry driver, later named as Brandon McCormick, getting out of his car yelling ‘all ... Read More »

It Will Take  £72m  That Arsenal Stumped For  Nicolas Pepe Last Summer For Me To Sell Osimhen – Lille Owner, Gerard Lopez Reveals

It Will Take £72m That Arsenal Stumped For Nicolas Pepe Last Summer For Me To Sell Osimhen – Lille Owner, Gerard Lopez Reveals

Lille have already received multiple offers for striker Victor Osimhen this summer but it will take a fee close to the £72million Arsenal paid for Nicolas Pepe last summer to land him, insists owner Gerard Lopez. The 21-year-old, who is described by club staff as the ‘Rubix’s cube’ of the side because he is so difficult to figure out on ... Read More »

George Floyd killing: #BlackLivesMatter Plan More Protests in London’s streets

George Floyd killing: #BlackLivesMatter Plan More Protests in London’s streets

Following yesterday’s protests in London as a result of the murder of George Floyd, a black man in the USA which has led to a global backlash against racism and police brutality, the anti-racist protesters may continue today and beyond. Another protest is planned today and on Sunday, June 7, in central London, the black journalist Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff said. Various ... Read More »

Labour MP Quits Top Job After Meeting Married Lover In Lockdown

Labour MP Quits Top Job After Meeting Married Lover In Lockdown

Labour MP Rosie Duffield has quit her frontbench role after she admitted breaking lockdown rules. The MP for Canterbury stood down as a party whip and apologised after confirming she met her partner while they were living separately, in breach of coronavirus restrictions. Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds said Ms Duffield was ‘absolutely right’ to have taken ‘immediately responsibility’ and resigned ... Read More »

Boss Mustapha Again: Restoring Sanity In Public Service, By Tajudeen Kareem

Boss Mustapha Again: Restoring Sanity In Public Service, By Tajudeen Kareem

As Nigerians come to terms with the rising cases of coronavirus, the polity has witnessed a rather disturbing trend in the past one month. Between May 4 and 20, three chief executives of Federal Government agencies were removed and replaced. Change is inevitable, for a country seeking good governance and for a people yearning for quick delivery of democracy dividends. ... Read More »

Fayemi: Fayose Leased His Apartment to Ekiti, Collected N120m

Fayemi: Fayose Leased His Apartment to Ekiti, Collected N120m

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi yesterday alleged that his immediate predecessor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose leased his personal apartment in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to the state and collected N120 million for a period of four years. Fayemi, Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), also alleged that Fayose illegally sold the official land acquired by the state’s first civilian governor, ... Read More »

COVID-19: Nigeria records 553 highest confirmed cases in one day

COVID-19: Nigeria records 553 highest confirmed cases in one day

Lagos state recorded its highest daily tally of confirmed coronavirus cases according to the latest statistics announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late yesterday. It recorded 378 new cases to bring its total to 4,755, which is exactly five times higher than that of Kano now 951, the state with the second-highest number of confirmed cases. In ... Read More »

Edo Primary: APC Govs To meet Tinubu Over Obaseki

Edo Primary: APC Govs To meet Tinubu Over Obaseki

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are scheduled to meet with the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The meeting, which is believed to be connected to last-minute efforts to ensure the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, clinches the party’s ticket for the forthcoming governorship election in the state, is scheduled to hold today (Sunday). It ... Read More »

Pantami delighted over ICT’s unprecedented 14.07% contribution to Nigeria’s GDP

Pantami delighted over ICT’s unprecedented 14.07% contribution to Nigeria’s GDP

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has expressed delight over report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on ICT contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020. His Technical Assistant (Information Technology), Dr Femi Adeluyi, stated this in a statement on Sunday titled ICT CONTRIBUTES UNPRECEDENTED 14.07% TO NIGERIA’S ... Read More »