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Gov Buni, Deputy, Other Senior Officials Donate Salaries to Yobe Effort Against COVID-19

Gov Buni, Deputy, Other Senior Officials Donate Salaries to Yobe Effort Against COVID-19

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI As the Yobe State Government, under Governor Mai Mala Buni, continues to adopt various measures to ensure that the coronavirus disease does not break out in the state, the governor and his deputy, Hon. Idi Barde Gubana have donated 50% of their basic salaries to the state’s COVID-19 Support Fund to help accelerate the all-hands-on-deck effort ... Read More »

COMMUNITIES IN BORNO COMMENDS GOV ZULUM ON SECURITY, APPEALS FOR MORE RELIEF ITEMS

COMMUNITIES IN BORNO COMMENDS GOV ZULUM ON SECURITY, APPEALS FOR MORE RELIEF ITEMS

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Communities of Multafu in Askira-Uba Local Government  Area of Borno State have commended the foresight of Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum for his support to security forces fighting Boko Haram sect, even as it called on the present administration to provide relief items to the displaced people as a results of attacks in the area. Multafu ... Read More »

Fuel hoarding: Zulum storms stations, wants offenders punished by DPR

Fuel hoarding: Zulum storms stations, wants offenders punished by DPR

Amidst suspected plans by some petrol marketers go create artificial scarcity under Covid-19 lockdown, Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday stormed some filling stations in Maiduguri with a call on the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to seal off stations hoarding products. Zulum, in surprise outing, evaluated quantities of fuel available at some stations he visited. The Governor’s ... Read More »

Major Shake up in Nigeria Army

Major Shake up in Nigeria Army

The Nigerian Army has approved the postings and appointments of some senior officers in the army. This was contained in a statement by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa on Tuesday. Maj Gen OG Adeniyi according to the statement has now been redeployed from the Headquarters theatre command, Operation Lafiya Dole, OPLD in the North-east which he headed to ... Read More »

REVEALED: Premier League plan to resume season behind closed doors at the start of MAY

REVEALED: Premier League plan to resume season behind closed doors at the start of MAY

The Premier League are working on an ambitious plan to restart the season behind closed doors on the first weekend of May with a scheduled finish date of Sunday July 12. The proposals, which will be discussed in detail on a conference call of the 20 clubs on Friday, would need to be endorsed by the Government, public health bodies ... Read More »

COVID-19: You are in total lockdown if you are staying at home, broke, with a troublesome wife – Senator Dino Melaye

COVID-19: You are in total lockdown if you are staying at home, broke, with a troublesome wife – Senator Dino Melaye

Controversial former senator, Dino Melaye, has brought a comic relief into the stay at home order introduced by the Federal Government and some states to contain further spread of coronavirus. Melaye who is now a rising star in Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, on his verified Twitter handle, Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM) @dino_melaye twitted that: “My People Life is for ... Read More »

Oyo Governor,Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Oyo Governor,Seyi Makinde Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Oyo state Governor, Seyi MAKINDE has tested positive to the dreaded coronavirus scourge. I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. In a statement today, the Oyo state helmsman revealed: “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the Head of ... Read More »

How I Conquered Coronavirus-Lagos Survivor

How I Conquered Coronavirus-Lagos Survivor

  Oluwaseun who was among the five patients discharged by the Lagos State government encourages all Nigerians to live a healthy lifestyle. Oluwaseun in series of tweets said; “Life finds ways of throwing LEMON at me. I’ve struggled w/ coming forward, but I want to inspire hope. I returned to Nigeria from the UK post-Commonwealth event (I totally enjoyed) & ... Read More »

Mikel Obi is  Biggest Nigerian Footballer Ever- Amokachi

Mikel Obi is Biggest Nigerian Footballer Ever- Amokachi

The former Super Eagles coach believes the 32-year-old’s achievements make him the greatest footballer to have come out of Nigeria Former Nigeria striker and coach Daniel Amokachi has named former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel as the greatest Nigerian player ever. Mikel enjoyed a successful international career with the Super Eagles before his retirement last July. He played at two ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Barcelona Players Agree On 70% Wage Cut

Coronavirus: Barcelona Players Agree On 70% Wage Cut

Lionel Messi has hit out at Barcelona and at suggestions players at Barcelona were being selfish and mean-spirited in their response to the coronavirus crisis, calling out the club’s board and promising to take an extra pay-cut so everyone gets paid. Messi used his Instagram account on Monday to confirm that Barcelona players WILL take a 70 per cent pay ... Read More »

Abba Kyari Speaks From Hospital, Says I’ll Resume Soon

Abba Kyari Speaks From Hospital, Says I’ll Resume Soon

Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally broken his silence on health status, six days after testing positive for the coronavirus. In a statement signed by him, Kyari said he is feeling well but will transfer from Abuja to Lagos on Sunday for further tests and observations. “This is a precautionary measure: I feel well, but ... Read More »

Covid 19: Full Text Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address

Covid 19: Full Text Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Address

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease ... Read More »

I tested negative for coronavirus – Dangote

I tested negative for coronavirus – Dangote

Business mogul,Aliko Dangote has tested negative to the dreaded coronavirus     Suspected by many Nigerians over suspicion that he had contact with some governors and the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, who tested positive, he tweeted, “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being. “As a global citizen and business ... Read More »

Coronavirus : WE MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK IN EKITI STATE-Fayemi

Coronavirus : WE MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK IN EKITI STATE-Fayemi

Text of the Address by   His Excellency Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria   on the occasion of the address titled:   Text of the Address by   His Excellency Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria   on the occasion of the address titled:   WE MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT AN OUTBREAK IN EKITI ... Read More »

Queen Elizabeth,Head of Commonwealth of Nations Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth,Head of Commonwealth of Nations Tests Positive For Coronavirus

  Royal Palace confirms Queen Elizabeth tests positive for coronavirus. Buckingham Palace revealed the monarch held a face-to-face with Mr Johnson on March 11. Her health, the palace added, remains good and stable though she has shown mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus. In a brief statement, the palace said, “HMQ has also tested positive and is currently self-isolating at ... Read More »

Tinubu @68: He’s Leader of Leaders,says Fayemi

Tinubu @68: He’s Leader of Leaders,says Fayemi

As the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu clocks 68 years old on Sunday, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has described him as leader of leaders, who has paid his dues in the country’s political firmament and beyond, thus deserving the respect of all and sundry across party lines. Fayemi, who is also Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ ... Read More »

COVID-19: OGUN ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF BORDERS

COVID-19: OGUN ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF BORDERS

  Ogun State Government has announced the closure of its borders with the neighbouring states and the international border with the Republic of Benin. The closure will be effected at 12 Midnight on Sunday, 29th March, 2020. It will be in force for two weeks in the first instance. With this restriction order, movement in and out of the state ... Read More »

Tinubu to Buhari: Print more money to Save the Economy

Tinubu to Buhari: Print more money to Save the Economy

_All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, has asked the Federal Government to print more naira notes in order to save the economy from collapse even as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to bite harder._ _Tinubu said this in a statement he wrote in commemoration of his 68th birthday._ _The former governor of Lagos State said the United States Federal Reserve had ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Italy’s death toll passes 10,000

Coronavirus: Italy’s death toll passes 10,000

…As almost 900 more die in a day Another 889 people have died in Italy after contracting coronavirus. The death toll in the country has risen to 10,023 over the last 24 hours – by far the highest worldwide and the latest in a series of increasingly tragic milestones, METRO reports. Italy’s largest daily total was registered on Friday, when ... Read More »

Ondo Explosion :Afenifere calls for Inquiry

Ondo Explosion :Afenifere calls for Inquiry

Afenifere expresses our heatfelr sympathy with the government and people of Ondo State over the explosion that occurred on Akure-Owo road early this morning. All accounts so far indicate that the explosion occurred from a possible fire incident from a vehicle that was carrying explosives through the state. Though the identities of the movers have not yet been known, the ... Read More »