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Wanted: Yoruba National Development Plan  By Bola Bolawole

Wanted: Yoruba National Development Plan By Bola Bolawole

  turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 On April, 20, 2020, the Yoruba ethnic nationality of Nigeria was admitted into the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation UNPO). The euphoria that greeted the epochal event, which ranked the Yoruba 45th amongst UNPO members, followed closely by the Igbo who were registered as the UNPO’s 46th member, is yet to die down. The Yoruba ... Read More »

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

Police Harassment: Nigeria Medical Association Begins Sit- At -Home Protest

PRESS RELEASE OF THE LAGOS STATE BRANCH OF NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ON THE CONTINUED CONFLICTING DIRECTIVES OF GOVERNMENT AND LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENTS ON THE STATUS OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS, INCLUDING DOCTORS AND OTHER HEALTH-WORKERS AND THE INCESSANT HARASSMENT OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN LAGOS Whereas the directives of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhamadu Buhari, through the Presidential Taskforce ... Read More »

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Illegal Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Fresh Trial of Blue Dolphin Limited,  Others.

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State,  on Tuesday, May 19, 2020  set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward Odey Oluohu, Frank Asuquo Okon,  Godwin Etim Anwanadung and their companies, Blue Dolphin Limited and Lib-Zone Petroleum Limited, in a case of alleged oil ... Read More »

Zulum runs Borno with Passion by Yusuf Adamu

Zulum runs Borno with Passion by Yusuf Adamu

In the last one week, I have been receiving calls from friends and associates both within and outside the state. Some of these calls were even from Cameroon, Chad and Niger republic. Many of the callers wanted to know about the revolutionary act of governance being adopted by the Borno state governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum. My response to some ... Read More »

NO NEED TO PROBE MY HUBBY’S DEATH- HELEN PREST

NO NEED TO PROBE MY HUBBY’S DEATH- HELEN PREST

A former beauty queen, Helen Prest-Ajayi, says there is no need to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of her husband and Managing Director of First Foundation Medical Centre, Lagos, Dr Tosin Ajayi. Priest revealed her position through her lawyer, Abiodun Owonikoko (SAN), on Saturday. Five children of the deceased had through their lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), written to ... Read More »

New Commissioner Named For Ondo Police Command

New Commissioner Named For Ondo Police Command

A new Commissioner of Police, has been appointed by the Inspector-General of police, IGP, Mr Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, for Ondo state. He is Mr Bolaji Salami who untill his appointment, was at the police service commission, PSC. A seasoned police officer described by his colleagues as a loyal and cool headed officer, will bring to bear, his wide range of ... Read More »

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS TEACHING THE WORLD HUMILITY, SAYS WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL, AGREES WITH TB JOSHUA’S PROPHECY

CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS TEACHING THE WORLD HUMILITY, SAYS WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL, AGREES WITH TB JOSHUA’S PROPHECY

  The Director General of the World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros Ghebreysus, has declared the coronavirus outbreak is “time for humility”, echoing the 2020 prophecy of Nigerian cleric TB Joshua. On Monday 18th May 2020, Ghebreyesus, whilst addressing world leaders who had gathered for the first virtual session of the World Health Assembly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, announced, “If this ... Read More »

Eid prayers: Zulum directs Imams, COVID-19 response team to meet over possibility 

Eid prayers: Zulum directs Imams, COVID-19 response team to meet over possibility 

By: Inusa Ndahi Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has directed the state’s COVID-19 response team, headed by the Deputy Governor, Umar Kadafur, to consult the Shehu of Borno, and then host a meeting to be attended by the Imam Idaini of Borno and all Imams of Eid prayer grounds in the metropolis, to critically discuss the possibility of allowing ... Read More »

Three In  Watford,One In Burnley As FA Confirms 6 Coronavirus Positive Cases In Premiership

Three In Watford,One In Burnley As FA Confirms 6 Coronavirus Positive Cases In Premiership

Several more Watford players are refusing to train after the club provided three of the six positive coronavirus tests across the Premier League. Burnley also contributed one coronavirus positive case out of the six. The news of the six positive tests, revealed on Tuesday afternoon, kept the names anonymous but the Clarets broke rank with a statement to confirm that ... Read More »

Convid-19 Lockdown: Four Lagos Returnees Convicted In Ekiti

Convid-19 Lockdown: Four Lagos Returnees Convicted In Ekiti

The quartet, Afolabi Shuaib, Daramola Sulaimon, Ibe Gregory and Adeniyi Idowu were brought before Chief Magistrate Abdulhamid Lawal on a three-count charge. The prosecutor, Mr Clement Ayoola, the Director of Evaluation and Monitoring Department in the Ministry of Justice, told the court that the defendants were nabbed at Igbara Odo while attempting to illegally enter Ekiti while hiding inside the ... Read More »

MFM ISSUES FRESH PRAYER TEMPLATE

MFM ISSUES FRESH PRAYER TEMPLATE

  The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries has directed the repeat of her 30 days Prayer Retreat, whose second session ends this weekend. The General Overseer of MFM worldwide, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, who gave the directive, stated: “From 8th of June. We restart the prayers using the former booklet. “From 25th of May to 7th of June, members are ... Read More »

Chelsea Star,Callum Hudson-Odoi Arrested For Rape

Chelsea Star,Callum Hudson-Odoi Arrested For Rape

Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested on suspicion of rape in the early hours of Sunday morning after a model he met online and invited to his home was taken to hospital. Metropolitan Police officers attended reports of an incident at the England international’s apartment after being called by the woman. An ambulance also attended the scene. The 19-year-old was arrested by ... Read More »

Tipped Off By Arsene Wenger’s Former Head Of Scouting,Arsenal set sights on signing Serhou Guirassy

Tipped Off By Arsene Wenger’s Former Head Of Scouting,Arsenal set sights on signing Serhou Guirassy

Last year,Steve Rowley former head of scouting and recruitment under Arsene Wenger tipped off Arsenal about a certain Marcus Thuram playing for a relegation threatened team who could be bought cheap.The new power at Arsenal dilly dallied,Thuram went to Borrusia Glabach and is today worth £40m. Big regret. Fast forward, Steve Rowley has again tipped them off about a certain ... Read More »

BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

BREAKING: PTF Extends Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown By Two Weeks

  The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has extended the gradual easing of the lockdown by two weeks. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, announced this on Monday during the briefing of the members of the task force in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He said, “The reality is that in ... Read More »

FIVE IN POLICE NET FOR KILLING A 25YR OLD MAN IN OGUN STATE

FIVE IN POLICE NET FOR KILLING A 25YR OLD MAN IN OGUN STATE

By:Owolola Adebola      Men of ogun state police command on the 13th of May 2020 arrested five men namely : Toheeb Popoola, Ibrahim Ridwan, Mutiu Tijani, Akeem Ishola and Lawal Afeez for beaten a 25 year old Monsur Kareem to death. The suspects were arrested following a report by the deceased father one Najeem Kareem who reported at sango ... Read More »

BORNO CONDUCTS 3- DAY TRAINING FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON COVID-19, INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

BORNO CONDUCTS 3- DAY TRAINING FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON COVID-19, INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The National Primary Health Care Development Agency and Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BoSPHCDA) under the Executive Director, Dr. Sule Meleh on Monday flagged off 3- Day Training of Trainers (TOT) on Infection, prevention and Control of COVID-19 for over 270 participants/Primary Health Care Workers drawn for 27 local government areas of the state. ... Read More »

Buhari Won’t Address The Nation Today – Presidency

Buhari Won’t Address The Nation Today – Presidency

Femi Adesina, the special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, has said that contrary to the wide-published report, there is no plan the president will address the country. The plan to address the nation was earlier revealed by the national coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani. Sani said that in the address ... Read More »

People who lose smell or taste will be asked to self-isolate

People who lose smell or taste will be asked to self-isolate

Losing your sense of taste or smell is now officially listed as a symptom of coronavirus and anyone suffering must self-isolate for seven days. The loss of senses is to be added to the NHS coronavirus symptoms list, weeks after experts first raised concerns that Covid-19 cases are being missed. According to Metro.co.uk, England’s deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan ... Read More »

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 338 new cases, total now 5,959

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 338 new cases, total now 5,959

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 338 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country by yesterday May 17. The agency said that the 338 new cases were spread across 18 states. A breakdown Lagos recorded 177 new cases, Kano 64, Abuja 21, Rivers with 16, Plateau and 14, Oyo 11. Katsina recorded 9, Jigawa 4, ... Read More »

Convid -19 Lockdown: President Buhari To Address The Nation Tonight

Convid -19 Lockdown: President Buhari To Address The Nation Tonight

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation in a broadcast on Monday following the end of the first phase of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. The president had addressed the nation on COVID-19 measures on three previous occasions. Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, made the disclosure when he appeared on ... Read More »