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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 »

Policing With Love During COVID-19: Nigeria Female Police Officers Distribute Palliatives To Communities

Policing With Love During COVID-19: Nigeria Female Police Officers Distribute Palliatives To Communities

By Frank Mba The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has flagged-off a Community Sensitization Campaign and Palliative Support Program against COVID-19 on Tuesday, 19th May, 2020, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The program, a community-driven initiative of the Force, is aimed at supporting families within the policing communities adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic prevention lockdown and ... Read More »

NITDA Issues Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria

NITDA Issues Guidelines for the Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria

By Hadiza Umar The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in furtherance of its regulatory mandate, issues The Guideline for Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria, 2020. These Guidelines are issued as supplementary regulation to the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), 2019. The Guideline stipulates the requirements for the processing of personal data by Public Institutions in ... Read More »

Gambari’s appointment great asset to Nigeria, Africa, former UN Secretary General says

Gambari’s appointment great asset to Nigeria, Africa, former UN Secretary General says

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.” In a letter of congratulations addressed to Prof Gambari, dated May 18, 2020, the former UN Secretary-General wrote: ”I would like to sincerely congratulate you on your recent ... Read More »

Nigeria Set to Prosecute Pirates under New Anti-piracy Law

Nigeria Set to Prosecute Pirates under New Anti-piracy Law

… Inter-agency Collaboration Key to Maritime Security – Jamoh The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to collaboration among relevant agencies and stakeholders for the security of the country’s maritime domain. Director-General of the Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, stated this in Lagos during the official handover of pirates arrested by the Nigerian Navy for prosecution. ... Read More »

Past events being lifted out of context to vilify Gambari — Savannah Centre

Past events being lifted out of context to vilify Gambari — Savannah Centre

By MIKAIL MUMUNI The Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD) has said past events are now being lifted out of context, to vilify Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, and impugn his character. The centre stated this in a statement issued on Wednesday, May 20, by its Executive Director, Ambassador ... Read More »

Large doses of vitamin D won’t do anything to help with coronavirus

Large doses of vitamin D won’t do anything to help with coronavirus

Scientists have dismissed ‘very misleading’ claims that so-called ‘mega doses’ of vitamin D can protect against coronavirus. Some articles have claimed that it can act as a protective measure – which scientists say is ‘not true’ and prompted an urgent need to inform the public. However, they have emphasised the importance of maintaining a healthy level of vitamin D in ... Read More »

SGF Applauds NNPC Over COVID-19 Intervention Initiatives

SGF Applauds NNPC Over COVID-19 Intervention Initiatives

…As Corporation Promises to Construct 14 Permanent Medical Facilities Across 14 States BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha, has applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for its unwavering support and several medical interventions, geared towards providing a lasting solution to the novel coronavirus pandemic ... Read More »

COVID – 19: Further Palliative Measures No 4: Extension of AEOI-CRS Reporting Dateline for Financial Institutions – Muhammad Nami, FIRS Executive Chairman

COVID – 19: Further Palliative Measures No 4: Extension of AEOI-CRS Reporting Dateline for Financial Institutions – Muhammad Nami, FIRS Executive Chairman

PUBLIC NOTICE :COVID – 19: Further Palliative Measures No 4: Extension of AEOI-CRS Reporting Dateline for Financial Institutions The FIRS had earlier outlined a number of measures put in placeto support Taxpayers in managing their tax obligations during this very challenging time. Recently, the Service had been inundated with requestsfor an extension of the time for filing reports by Financial ... Read More »

Eid-ul-fitr: NSCIA directs Muslims to act according to COVID-19 protocols in their locations

Eid-ul-fitr: NSCIA directs Muslims to act according to COVID-19 protocols in their locations

As the 2020 Ramadan gradually winds to an end amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called on Muslims in the country to act according to the established protocol in their various communities and locations during the forthcoming Eid-ul-fitr. This was contained in a press statement released on Tuesday by Prof. Salisu Shehu, Deputy ... Read More »

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT “Derin Adebiyi’s case defective”- Wole Elegbede* By Olusola Ogunsanya

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT “Derin Adebiyi’s case defective”- Wole Elegbede* By Olusola Ogunsanya

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT “Derin Adebiyi’s case defective”- Wole Elegbede* By Olusola Ogunsanya *Chief Elegbede* In a bid to confuse the members of the public that the ruling of Justice Jude Okeke of High Court Nine in Abuja today was in their favour, Chief Wole Elegbede, former publicity secretary of the dissolved executives led by Chief Derin Adebiyi, has ... Read More »

Ogun APC commends Abuja Court ruling against former State Chairman

Ogun APC commends Abuja Court ruling against former State Chairman

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has hailed the ruling of an Abuja High Court, which on Monday, set aside the application for interlocutory injunction filed by the chairman of the dissolved state party exco, Chief Derin Adebiyi and other members of his dissolved executives. In a statement signed by the Publicity Secretary of the Caretaker ... Read More »

No tribal, religious discrimination at FIRS under my watch, says Nami

No tribal, religious discrimination at FIRS under my watch, says Nami

Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami has stated that the Service is a national institution of pride where tribalism and ethnic jingoism has no ground to take roots talk less of thriving. Mr. Nami made this assertion in a statement issued on Monday by Director, Communication and Liaison, Abdullahi Ismail Ahmad. According to Mr. Nami, “the ... Read More »

Kogi tribunal dismisses SDP Akpoti’s petition against Bello’s re-election

Kogi tribunal dismisses SDP Akpoti’s petition against Bello’s re-election

The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday, dismissed the suit by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the Nov. 16, 2019 governorship election against Gov. Yahaya Bello. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akpoti and her party, SDP, had filed a petition, asking the tribunal to nullify the victory of Governor Bello of the All Progressives ... Read More »