Guidelines for the Safe Management of COVID19: NCDC

Our Rapid Response Team #NCDCRRT is supporting the Cross River State health team in the investigation of suspected #COVID19 outbreaks & decontamination of facilities in affected areas in the state Read ‘Guidelines for the Safe Management of #COVID19 Remains’: Click to access MgtOfDeadBodies_elVIwls.pdf  519 total views,  2 views today

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COVID-19: Buhari Donates PPEs Worth N67m to Sao Tome and Principe

President Muhammadu Buhari has donated sixty-seven million naira (N67,000,000) worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to aid the fight against COVID-19 in Sao Tome and Principe. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this on Monday during a briefing by the PTF in Abuja. “I am happy to inform you that as ECOWAS champion in …

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NDA to conduct a screening test for 72 Regular Course intake

Reports reaching Television Nigerian confirm that the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) will conduct it Screening Test for 72 Regular Course will now hold on 15 August 2020 at designated centres by 7:00 AM prompt. This was disclosed in a release made available to this medium by the Academy’s Registrar, Brigadier General AA Aboaba. In the press release, General Aboaba said …

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HURIWA chasing wild goose against Humanitarian Affairs Minister – Group

The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NICL) says Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) is chasing after wild goose over allegations of corruption by the Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq. Rubbishing the claims as untrue, NICL stated that HURIWA’s motive is to undermine the minister’s various social intervention programmes which were acclaimed as transparent. In a statement signed by …

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Ondo 2020: Unite Behind Jegede, Group Urges PDP NWC

As the contention for who becomes the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) in the Ondo State governorship election gathers storm, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP and other party leaders have been reminded that doing anything other than supporting the party’s flag bearer in the October 10 election is a …

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PDP To Buhari: Call Oshiomhole to Order!

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council (PDPNCC) for Edo Governorship Election says the declaration by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, that he will follow the footprint of the sacked APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has destroyed his own campaign in his pipe dream of becoming the governor of Edo state. This was contained in a press …

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Boko Haram: Why I can’t be silent, Zulum explains to APC governors

.. Says Buhari, Buratai not to blame Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Sunday, told visiting governors in Maiduguri, that he cannot afford to be silent in the midst of killings because he has, by the oath he took on May 29, 2019, enter covenant with God to defend the people of Borno. Zulum stated this when he received the Governor’s …

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Owukpa mining dispute: Ortom constitutes probe panel

Governor Samuel Ortom has set up a committee to look into the controversy surrounding mining activities in Owukpa, Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Terver Akase disclosed this today in an interview with journalists at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi. Mr Akase said the Committee, headed by the Deputy Governor, Engineer Benson …

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‘We are not leaving Nigeria’ – Shoprite debunks rumours

Shoprite Nigeria has debunked the story making the rounds that it intends to close shop in Nigeria. The Country Director for Chastex Consult, Ini Archibong, in a telephone conversation said: “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria. “We have only just opened to Nigerian investors which we have also been talking to just before now. We are not leaving, who leaves over …

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Operation Whirl Stroke: We Destroyed Bandits’ Hideout Point, Not Legitimate Buildings –DHQ Insists

The Armed Forces of Nigeria says only buildings serving as hideouts for criminal bandits were destroyed in a recent raid and not legitimate business owners supposed properties belonging to one Mr. Paul Gaza as being peddled in the news. Coordinator, Defence Media Operations Maj. Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement Sunday. General Enenche noted that the troops acting …

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Baga: CSO demands inquisition into purported Boko Haram attack on Gov’s convoy

A civil society organisation, Coalition for Truth and Justice (CTJ) has called for an urgent probe into the alleged attack on the convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State by suspected Boko Haram terrorists. The CSO, in a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Barrister Charles Timothy, on Monday, said it is paramount to ascertain the real event in …

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Insecurity: Stakeholders tasked on home-made solutions to complement military efforts on final victory

With little or no aid coming from foreign nations, the Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has tasked relevant stakeholders to look inwards to complement the military’s quest to end terrorism, banditry and other criminal vices in the country. According to SHAC, the solution to the threats posed by the Boko Haram terrorists and other militant groups rest in the hands …

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Delta Police Wanted

Vigilante arrested the suspect on the Delta Police Wanted List

Vigilante arrested the suspect on the Delta Police Wanted List Udu Central Guard “A” arrested a wanted criminal on Sunday night who has been on the watch list of the security agency for the past three years. The suspect was identified as Oke Olodi Acha, also known as Sharp. The 30-year-old suspect was arrested in Asjam, in Dulu, Udu District, …

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Insecurity: Why we must support our military to win -Senator Ekwunife

… Scores Nigerian Military High The senator representing Anambra Central in the National Assembly, Uche Ekwunife, has rated the military highly in their fight against insurgency in the Northern part of the country. Although she acknowledged that more needs to be done, in this interview, she urged Nigerians to render maximum support to the military to enable them finish the …

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Breaking: Shoprite begins process to exit Nigeria

Shoprite, Africa’s largest retailer chain, is planning to exit the Nigerian market after posting continuous losses from its operations in the west African country. In a trading update filed at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on Monday morning, the retail giant said it was planning to discontinue its operations in Nigeria. “Following approaches from various potential investors, and in line …

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Edo 2020: Oshiomhole seeking 3rd term under Ize-Iyamu, says Shaibu

The Deputy Governor of Edo State Philip Shaibu, has accused former Governor and Immediate past National Chairman, of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, of covertly seeking a third term in office as the Governor through his ‘surrogate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.’ A statement signed by Shaibu’s special assistant on media Benjamin Atu, said Ize-Iyamu is merely a stooge of the …

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Southern Kaduna crisis not ethnic cleansing – Military

The Commander of Operation Safe Haven, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo has described the killings in Southern Kaduna as the activities of criminal elements on both sides and not ethnic cleansing as it is being claimed. General Okonkwo who briefed journalists after the high level security meeting which held at the council chambers of Government House Kaduna last Tuesday, said that …

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