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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 »

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 »

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 »

Incredible, Official Autopsy Says George Floyd Died of ‘Police Restraint, Combined With Heart Disease and Potential Intoxicants in His System’  And Not Asphyxiation Or Strangulation By Officer

Incredible, Official Autopsy Says George Floyd Died of ‘Police Restraint, Combined With Heart Disease and Potential Intoxicants in His System’ And Not Asphyxiation Or Strangulation By Officer

The family of George Floyd has hired their own pathologist for a separate autopsy after the official results claimed he did not die of strangulation or asphyxiation. The preliminary results of the county’s autopsy instead concluded Floyd, 46, died from a combination of heart disease and ‘potential intoxicants in his system’ that were exacerbated by the restraint placed on him ... Read More »

​NIGERIA POLICE FORCE UNDERGOES MAJOR REORGANISATION

​NIGERIA POLICE FORCE UNDERGOES MAJOR REORGANISATION

  – Now has 8-Departments, 8-DIGs, 17-Zonal Commands and 4-FCID Annexes Owolola Adebola In an apparent efforts at addressing threats posed by the dynamics of crimes in the country and the full implementation of the Federal Government Community Policing initiative, the Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the reorganization of the Nigeria Police Force. This reorganization includes full autonomy of ... Read More »

BREAKING NEWS: Premier League agree to restart the season in THREE WEEKS with Manchester City v Arsenal on June 17 lined up as one of the first games

BREAKING NEWS: Premier League agree to restart the season in THREE WEEKS with Manchester City v Arsenal on June 17 lined up as one of the first games

Premier League clubs have agreed to restart the season in just three weeks’ time in what is a huge breakthrough for their Project Restart plans. The Premier League have desperately been trying to finalise plans to get the season back underway again following its suspension at the beginning of March amid the coronavirus crisis. June 20 has been lined up ... Read More »

EDO, ONDO, OYO, 8 OTHERS GET NEW CPs

EDO, ONDO, OYO, 8 OTHERS GET NEW CPs

IGP redeploys 10 Commissioners of Police Owolola Adebola The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has redeployed no fewer than 10 Commissioners of Police, CPs, to various states, in a new redeployment exercises carried out yesterday, a signal exclusively sighted by our Correspondent revealed. Those affected include the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatunde Johnson Kokumo. He now heads ... Read More »

FARMERS CAN SAVE LIVES” – PRESIDENT BUHARI ECHOES TB JOSHUA PROPHECY

FARMERS CAN SAVE LIVES” – PRESIDENT BUHARI ECHOES TB JOSHUA PROPHECY

By:Owolola Adebola Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that farmers must double their efforts in producing more food for the country as Nigeria no longer has “any money to import food”. He made these statements in a short interview after observing the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at his State House residence because of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. “I wish the farmers ... Read More »

Sule Lamido Is The Face Of PDP – Bauchi Governor

Sule Lamido Is The Face Of PDP – Bauchi Governor

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. The PDP Governor’s Forum under the leadership of Sokoto state  Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday confirmed former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido as PDP leader and face of the country’s democracy. Speaking on behalf of the governor’s during the Sallah homage on Lamido at his hometown Bamaina, Senator Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state said our ... Read More »

COVID-19: FG VALIDATES THREE LOCAL CURE CLAIMS

COVID-19: FG VALIDATES THREE LOCAL CURE CLAIMS

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it has validated three of the numerous claims of local COVID-19 cures. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, made the disclosure this on Wednesday at the daily briefing of the Task Force. He said this followed the Federal Ministry of ... Read More »

FG Set To Roll Out Guidelines For School Reopening-SGF

FG Set To Roll Out Guidelines For School Reopening-SGF

The federal government says it will soon roll out guidelines for the reopening of schools across the country. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, disclosed this during a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday. “​Today, 27th May, 2020 is also Children’s Day worldwide and this brings to mind the need to build a legacy that would guarantee ... Read More »

Is this the language PHCN understands? By Bola Bolawole

Is this the language PHCN understands? By Bola Bolawole

turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 For one week plus, the bulb did not blink in my apartment in the Agege area of Lagos. At first, I took it in my strides, believing it to be one of those countless times the national grid is said to suffer total collapse. Power supply does not get better here; rather, it gets worse. The ... Read More »

Omo-Agege mourns New Telegraph Editor, Bakare

Omo-Agege mourns New Telegraph Editor, Bakare

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Mr Waheed Bakare. Senator Omo-Agege also commiserated with the late editor’s family, management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper, Nigeria Union of Journalists and the Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the unfortunate incident. Omo-Agege who ... Read More »

Minneapolis Explodes In Riots As Citizens Call For Prosecution Of Cops involved in the death of black man George Floyd

Minneapolis Explodes In Riots As Citizens Call For Prosecution Of Cops involved in the death of black man George Floyd

Chaos has erupted at a Minneapolis protest over George Floyd’s death as police in riot gear threw tear gas and rubber bullets at demonstrators demanding the white cops are charged over the black man’s killing. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis and surrounded a police precinct Tuesday night, after a video emerged of a police officer kneeling ... Read More »

Journalists Barred As Jigawa Assembly Attempt To Remove Speaker

Journalists Barred As Jigawa Assembly Attempt To Remove Speaker

BY DAHIRU SULEIMAN, DUTSE. Jigawa State House Of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Idris Garba Jahun  has barred journalists from reporting events at the emergency session of the assembly as a result of an attempt by his house colleagues to remove him as speaker of the house. The session which was called at the instance of the speaker was among others to ... Read More »

Ikun Dairy Farm begins Operation in Ekiti

Ikun Dairy Farm begins Operation in Ekiti

Ikun Dairy Farm, a joint venture company in partnership with Promasidor, is now operational for livestock and milk production with the first 100 cows in place, and with a plan to add 300 more once lockdown eases. Within the next 18-24 months, 10,000 litres of milk will be produced from the factory. This development is a result of the pact ... Read More »

Former Tottenham Coach, Harry Redknapp ‘lined up to take over as Nigeria manager by country’s sports ministry’

Former Tottenham Coach, Harry Redknapp ‘lined up to take over as Nigeria manager by country’s sports ministry’

Harry Redknapp has been lined up for a shock return to management with Nigeria But at 73 he could be set for his second foray into international management with the country’s national ministry hoping to install him in charge of the Super Eagles, according to ESPN. The Nigerian Football Federation are hoping to persuade coach Gernot Rohr to extend his ... Read More »

28  Governorship Aspirants Jostle To Unseat Akeredolu, Obaseki

28 Governorship Aspirants Jostle To Unseat Akeredolu, Obaseki

No fewer than 28 aspirants are jostling for the jobs of Ondo State Governor, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu, and his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, in the forthcoming governorship elections in the two states.   Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday released the elections’ guidelines stipulating the mode of campaign approved for contesting political parties, given the restrictive protocols of ... Read More »

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

NNPC explains parameters for employment, career progression in corporation

The Nigerian National Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parametres for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration. The National Oil company says unblemished academic competence, logical thinking, ability to engage meaningfully in problem solving in addition ... Read More »

Arsenal ‘open talks with Philippe Coutinho’s agent’

Arsenal ‘open talks with Philippe Coutinho’s agent’

Arsenal have reportedly opened talks with the agent of Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho ahead of launching a bid this summer. Coutinho is on a season-long loan deal at Bayern Munich but the Bundesliga club have revealed they won’t activate the option to make the move permanent. That means the Brazilian will return to Barcelona at the end of the season, ... Read More »