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Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Prime Minister Set To Acquire Newcastle United For£300million

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Prime Minister Set To Acquire Newcastle United For£300million

The £300million takeover of Newcastle United is now in the hands of the Premier League, Sportsmail understands. Sources have disclosed to Daily Mail that all the necessary paperwork has been lodged with the competition, and that the potential deal now awaits their approval. They have added that the process should take around ‘three to four weeks’, meaning that a consortium ... Read More »

El- Rufai Speaks From Sick Bed, Says I’ve Not Recovered From Coronavirus

El- Rufai Speaks From Sick Bed, Says I’ve Not Recovered From Coronavirus

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has spoke from isolation where he is receiving treatment for Coronavirus, saying he is still positive for the virus. The governor also chaired a virtual meeting of the State Executive Council from isolation. El-Rufai, on his Facebook page, said he was yet to be cleared of the virus and that he would announce when he ... Read More »

FORUMS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, PERMSECS PRESENT COVID-19 HAND SANITIZERS, CASH TO BORNO GOVT

FORUMS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, PERMSECS PRESENT COVID-19 HAND SANITIZERS, CASH TO BORNO GOVT

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Borno State Forum of heads and Registrars of Borno State Seven Tertiary Institutions have presented 1014 pieces of hand sanitizers to the High powered Response Team for the control and prevention of Coronavirus. Presenting the hand sanitizers on behalf of the Forum, the chairman of the forum Mohammad Shettima Daluma said they unanimously agreed to ... Read More »

COVID 19: GROUP SCORES FAYEMI HIGH IN PROACTIVE LEADERSHIP

COVID 19: GROUP SCORES FAYEMI HIGH IN PROACTIVE LEADERSHIP

COVID 19: GROUP SCORES FAYEMI HIGH IN PROACTIVE LEADERSHIP Integrity Leadership Organisation, a development and civil society group, has praised Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, for his proactiveness in tackling the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the state. It explained that the governor’s initiative made it possible for the state to be one of the safest from the spread ... Read More »

119 persons found with symptoms of coronavirus during house-to-house search in Lagos – Commissioner for health

119 persons found with symptoms of coronavirus during house-to-house search in Lagos – Commissioner for health

The commissioner for health in Lagos state, Akin Abayomi, says a total of 118,000 households have been reached in the active case search of possible COVID-19 cases in communities. The commissioner said this at a media briefing on Tuesday, that community search was activated to limit the spread of the disease in the state which has the highest number of ... Read More »

Covid-19: BPE to concentrate distribution of food palliatives in FCT, environ – DG

Covid-19: BPE to concentrate distribution of food palliatives in FCT, environ – DG

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) will concentrate its distribution of food items to cushion the harsh effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) to the vulnerable in the society only in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and its environs, Director General of the Bureau, Mr. Alex A. Okoh has stated. Speaking before the distribution of ... Read More »

COVID-19: China approves two vaccines for clinical trials

COVID-19: China approves two vaccines for clinical trials

China has approved two experimental vaccines against the Coronavirus for phase one and two clinical trials. This is according to the country’s news agency, Xinhua. The vaccines are being developed by Wuhan Institute of Biological Products under the China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) and Sinovac Research and Development Co., Ltd, a company based in Beijing. One of the Chinese medical ... Read More »

Corps member tests positive for COVID-19 in Ondo

Corps member tests positive for COVID-19 in Ondo

Ondo state has recorded its third case of the Novel Coronavirus The third case in the state is a Corps member who is a Medical Doctor attached to the Army Clinic at the Barracks. He was said to have attended to the first index case while he was under observation. This was contained in a statement issued by the state ... Read More »

COVID -19: BORNO LAWMAKER DONATES HAND SANITIZERS, ANTISEPTIC SOAPS, WATER TANKS TO FIVE HOSPITALS

COVID -19: BORNO LAWMAKER DONATES HAND SANITIZERS, ANTISEPTIC SOAPS, WATER TANKS TO FIVE HOSPITALS

  BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The Honourable Member Representing Askira/Uba and Hawul Federal Constituency in Borno state, Hon Dr Haruna Mshelia has donated assorted number of Alcohol based Hand Sanitizers, Antiseptic Soaps and Geepee Water Tanks with taps to each of the five General Hospitals in his constituency to fight and prevent the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The ... Read More »

Ekiti Government Extends Lockdown Until 27th April, Gives Convid- 19 Updates

Ekiti Government Extends Lockdown Until 27th April, Gives Convid- 19 Updates

Extension of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Restriction of Movement/ Curfew until Monday, 27 April 2020 1. After careful consideration of available evidence on progress made to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Ekiti State and in recognition of similar efforts by neighboring states and the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has directed the extension ... Read More »

COVID-19: PRESIDENT BUHARI APPEALS TO NIGERIANS TO STAY AT HOME, ASSURES OF MORE INTERVENTIONS

COVID-19: PRESIDENT BUHARI APPEALS TO NIGERIANS TO STAY AT HOME, ASSURES OF MORE INTERVENTIONS

  President Muhammadu Buhari wholeheartedly thanks all Nigerians for their patience, resolve and strong determination to defeat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. The President said: “We realize that today, there will be sons and daughters unable to visit their parents, and elders that are isolated from young ones. And there will be those who live day-to-day, eating as they earn, ... Read More »

Palliative: ‘Osun Govt investigates source of adulterated rice’

Palliative: ‘Osun Govt investigates source of adulterated rice’

  The State Government of Osun says it has commenced investigation into claims that a few bags of rice out of the over 6000 bags distributed as palliatives to cushion the effect of the lockdown on people of the State, are adulterated. The State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, who disclosed this in a statement on ... Read More »

Anambra Closes Motor Parks, As Covid-19 Index Case Escapes After Testing Positive

Anambra Closes Motor Parks, As Covid-19 Index Case Escapes After Testing Positive

The Anambra State Government has ordered the closure of private and public motor parks in the state.   This followed the announcement of the state’s COVID-19 index case on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.   Our correspondent learnt that the whereabouts of the index case was unknown as of the time of filing this report.   It ... Read More »

Easter: Zulum greets Christians, says Covid-19 must not distract focus on “Covid-2009”

Easter: Zulum greets Christians, says Covid-19 must not distract focus on “Covid-2009”

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has felicitated with christians in Borno state and other parts of the country at easter. Zulum’s message, released by his spokesman, Malam Isa Gusau on Saturday, used the season to warn, that notwithstanding the global focus on Covid-19 pandemic, Nigeria and the international community must never lose sight of the Boko Haram insurgency, which the Governor ... Read More »

COVID-19: Ekiti Resource Mobilization Committee holds first Meeting with Fayemi, Adebayo, Fayose, Segun Oni in attendance

COVID-19: Ekiti Resource Mobilization Committee holds first Meeting with Fayemi, Adebayo, Fayose, Segun Oni in attendance

_…Afe Babalola, Olanipekun donate N100 million, 800 bags of rice, and N10 million worth of ventilators, respectively_ The Ekiti Resource Mobilization Committee held its first meeting on Friday 10 April 2020 with it patrons, Governor John Kayode Fayemi, former governors Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Ayo Fayose, Segun Oni in attendance. The meeting, which was presided over by the Chairman of the ... Read More »

NAHCON Chairman visits AGF over fire outbreak, prays against re-occurrence

NAHCON Chairman visits AGF over fire outbreak, prays against re-occurrence

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria ( NAHCON) Chairman/CEO Alhaji Zikrullah Kunle Hassan on Thursday, 9th April led the Hajj Commission’s delegation to the office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris, to sympathize him over the fire incident that gutted part of the Treasury House housing the AGF’s office. NAHCON CEO (in face mask) offering ... Read More »

Funke Akindele Hires Femi Falana To Appeal Conviction

Funke Akindele Hires Femi Falana To Appeal Conviction

Popular Nollywood actress and comic actor, Funke Akindele has hired human right activist, Femi Falana SAN, to quash her conviction for breaching social distancing law of Lagos state government Akindele and her husband, popularly called JJC Skillz, on April 4, held a party at their residence with over 20 persons in attendance. The duo later appeared in court charged with ... Read More »

FG, Discos Agree On Free Electricity For 2 Months Nationwide

FG, Discos Agree On Free Electricity For 2 Months Nationwide

The Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) on Wednesday said they have aligned with the federal government to provide a two-month rebate of free electricity to their customers nationwide. In a statement by the Executive Director, Research and Advocacy at the Association of Nigeiarian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Barrister Sunday Oduntan, said the decision was in recognition of the challenging effects of the ... Read More »

Coronavirus :German Bundesliga To Be Played Without Fans Until 2021-Bundesliga. CEO

Coronavirus :German Bundesliga To Be Played Without Fans Until 2021-Bundesliga. CEO

The Bundesliga is unlikely to have fans in stadiums until next year at the earliest, according to the league’s Chief Executive Officer, Christian Seifert There is optimism in Germany with all 36 clubs in the top two divisions welcoming their players back to training, while continuing to observe health protocols in their local areas. Amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, it ... Read More »

Fire guts Accountant-General of the Federation’s office in Abuja

Fire guts Accountant-General of the Federation’s office in Abuja

Fire this morning gutted the Treasury House, a building housing the office of the accountant-general of the federation (AGF). The building is located on Samuel Ladoke Akintola Boulevard, Garki 2, Abuja. It was believed the fire started from around the second or third floor, razing the building upwards including the Accountant General’s office and most of the important offices. The ... Read More »