Breaking : Gov. Ikpeazu Goes Into Self-isolation, Orders Members To Go For Test

199 ViewsGovernor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, on Sunday, said he will go into self-isolation following the outcome of tests conducted on close family members of a late member of the state executive council (Exco) and a member of the Inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19. READ ALSO: We’re Not Part Of Coronavirus Commerce, Kogi Tells NMA Gov. Ikpeazu also directed all members of the committee and those of the Exco who might have recently come in contact with the late commissioner to immediately undergo COVID-19 tests and isolate themselves thereafter pending the…

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We’re Not Part Of Coronavirus Commerce, Kogi Tells NMA

219 ViewsThe Kogi State government yesterday distanced itself from what it described as the “provocative position” of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on the COVID-19 controversies in the state, insisting that the medical body was “probably enraged that the state has refused to join the coronavirus money-making train”. READ ALSO: Buhari Appoints Magnus Abe, Others Into NNPC Board It also rejected the latest COVID-19 cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in the state, saying the Center is so desperate to impose the pandemic on Kogi State. Speaking…

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APC chairman killed in Katsina

1,002 ViewsThe Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Batsari Local government of Katsina state, Abdulhamid Sani Ruma was killed in his village. Ruma was said to have travelled to his village, Sabon Garin Dunburawa to attend to some family matters were  he was shot multiple times. Sources say, the assailants came from a forest on motorcycle and opened fire killing him on the spot. His corpse was later brought to the Batsari General hospital were he was confirmed dead on arrival by medical personnel. The deceased left for the…

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Buhari Appoints Magnus Abe, Others Into NNPC Board

254 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari has reconstituted the board of the Nigerian National PetroleumCorporation (NNPC) following the expiration of the previous board appointed in 2016. According to a statement signed by Buhari’s Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, said the appointment is for three years. The statement issued on Saturday listed Senator Magnus Abe from Rivers State to represent the South-South region. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed…

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UNIBEN student raped, killed inside Church in Edo

373 ViewsA 100 level student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) from the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has reportedly been raped and killed inside a church in Edo State. The 22-year-old victim was said to have been raped on Friday 29th May near Ikpoba Hill in Benin City, at her church, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). According to reports, the deceased had gone to the church to read as she prepared for the possible school resumption after months of staying at…

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EXPOSED: Multi-billion contract fraud rocks PTI

345 Views  The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun, Professor Sunny Iyuke has been accused of involvement in a contract fraud amounting to N5.8 billion. READ  ALSO :  El-Rufa’i and Ganduje, Must Put and stop this quarrel Audu Oshiokhamele, Chairman of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Effurun branch made the accusation. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Kidnappers Released Nasarawa CAN Chairman. The fraud busted by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) indicated that the N5.8 billion was allegedly withdrawn from PTI’s accounts…

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BREAKING: Kidnappers Released Nasarawa CAN Chairman.

196 Views  Chairman, Nasarawa State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN ), Bishop Joseph Masin, has been released by his abductors. He was kidnapped on May 27 by unidentified gunmen who stormed his residence in the midnight at Bukan Sidi area of Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, and took him away to an unknown destination. One of the CAN Chairman’s sons, Pastor Sam Joseph, said: “The Bishop was released around 11 pm on Saturday and arrived home around 2am this Sunday.” It is unknown if a ransom was paid…

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El-Rufai jabs Tinubu again: ‘We have our differences, Asiwaju is not my man’

9,766 ViewsAll is still not well between Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. El-Rufai who has never hidden his resentment of Asiwaju’s political philosophy, says Tinubu is not his man – this, he said, was due to the differences between him and the former Lagos governor. While speaking at a webinar in celebration of the 63rd birthday of the Minister of Interior and former Governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Saturday, El-Rufai, noted that Aregbesola remained…

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El-Rufa’i and Ganduje, Must Put and stop this quarrel

81 ViewsJust when all hands should be on deck and public authorities as well as private groups and individuals should all cooperate to try to see an end to the COVI-19 pandemic, two key Northern state governors are engaging in a personal and inter-state fight. For three weeks in a row, Governors Nasiru el-Rufa’i and Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kaduna and Kano states have engaged in a war or words as well as melodrama for reasons that the public finds very difficult to understand. On Tuesday, May 19, four days…

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