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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 »

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 »

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 »

We Didn’t Give N300 Million Subventions to NITDA, Says NCC

We Didn’t Give N300 Million Subventions to NITDA, Says NCC

Contrary to report by an online publication that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) gave N300 million to Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the Commission states that the information is a falsehood, a statement by NCC Management signed by Director, Public Affairs, Dr. Henry Nkemadu, has said. The statement said in order to put the records straight, no agency of ... 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 »

Bomb Explosion Rocks Akure,Over 100 Houses Destroyed,Scores Wounded

Bomb Explosion Rocks Akure,Over 100 Houses Destroyed,Scores Wounded

No fewer than 100 residential buildings, school, churches were destroyed by an explosion suspected to be bomb blast in Akure, the Ondo state capital, on the morning of Saturday, March 28.   Thestateonline  gathered that the blast which occurred in the early hours of Saturday, March 28, cut off the ever-busy Akure /Owo road while many people were said to ... Read More »

DOCTORS, NURSES IN BORNO PLEDGES TO PARTNER WITH GOVT ON CONVID 19

DOCTORS, NURSES IN BORNO PLEDGES TO PARTNER WITH GOVT ON CONVID 19

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Doctors and Nurses working in Borno state under the auspices of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have pledged to partner with the State Government and various stakeholders to provide adequate, prompt identification, isolation, treatment and close monitoring of cases of Corona Virus diseases, should it appears in the ... Read More »

British Health Secretary,Matt Hancock Tests Positive For Coronavirus

British Health Secretary,Matt Hancock Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus, he has said. Mr Hancock tweeted: ‘Following medical advice, I was advised to test for #Coronavirus. I’ve tested positive. Thankfully my symptoms are mild and I’m working from home & self-isolating. Vital we follow the advice to protect our NHS & save lives.’ His announcement came just a matter of hours ... Read More »

Boko Haram: Zulum announces N23.5m for families of 47 fallen soldiers

Boko Haram: Zulum announces N23.5m for families of 47 fallen soldiers

By: Inusa Ndahi,Maiduguri … Addresses widows in barrack, approves SME support … Releases 2 transformers, 2 boreholes, school renovation Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was on Friday at Maimalari military barracks in Maiduguri where he announced cash support of N23.5m as support to families of 47 soldiers killed by boko haram last Sunday in Yobe state. Each family is ... Read More »

Coronavirus: US Beg Medical Professionals To File For Visa

Coronavirus: US Beg Medical Professionals To File For Visa

Few weeks after shutting its doors against the world,the United States has appealed to medical professionals across the world to  urgently file for work visas in a passionate appeal for help to combat the coronavirus pandemic. The appeal, published on the Department of State’s website Thursday night, highlighted that medical experts looking to move to the U.S. or visit on ... Read More »