Nigerian Youths Whose Only Calling is to Serve as the Politicians’ Sycophants

16 Views  The greatest mistake we have made as a generation and the youth in this part of the world is partitioning ourselves along hailing and wailing political cord. And allowing ourselves to be used for trivial and hole-and-corner jobs while our leaders get busier with maladimistration garnished with misappropriation of funds with which they tactically fuel our footling jobs with the crumbs to keep us busy working as their hailers and wailers. We must reorient ourselves and rediscover our role as the spinal cord of the society and the…

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COVID-19: No apology for saying I recovered by taking Chloroquine, Zithromax, Zinc ― Bauchi Gov

40 ViewsFollowing disapproval by the National Agency for and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and other Medical bodies over a comment made by the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed where he recommended Chloroquine, Zithromax and Zinc for managing Covid-19, the governor has said that he has no apology for saying he recovered from Covid-19 through the help of Chloroquine, Zithromax and Zinc. Governor Mohammed, during a press conference on Wednesday at the Government House Bauchi, expressed displeasure at the reaction that greeted his statement, while adding that he will do…

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Abia COVID:19: Kalu supports Ikpeazu’s efforts to protect Abians

11 Views  The Member representing Bende Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, has commended the efforts of Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the State. Hon. Kalu was speaking in a radio interview monitored in Umuahia recently. He said “I am supporting my Governor, the Governor of Abia State. He is in another party and I’m in another party and you also have to support the goverment of the day because in the peace of the land you shall have…

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KOGI COVID-19: PTF,NCDC to Visist Kogi and Cross River state Warns non-compliance with measures signals of danger ahead

11 ViewsThe Federal Government has extended the ban on all flights into the country for an additional four weeks. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced this at Wednesday’s daily of the Task Force. Recalled the federal government had in March 18th announced the restrictions of entry into the country for travelers from 13 countries including the US and UK. The restriction was extended to travelers from countries with more than 1,000 cases. They include…

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More doctors, policemen test positive for COVID-19

10 ViewsThe travail of frontline Coronavirus pandemic workers in Nigeria is far from over as more doctors, other health workers and police officers have reportedly contracted the virus. As at last week, the Federal Government confirmed that no fewer than 133 doctors as well as some security personnel have either been infected or had died from COVID-19 complications. In Kano, Abubakar Nagoma, chairman of the Association of Resident Doctors of the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) announced, yesterday, that samples taken from 10 medical doctors working at the hospital returned…

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COVID-19: While Kogi is still open,Benue, Enugu close down inter-states borders

14 ViewsThe Benue State Government and its Enugu State counterpart, on Tuesday, met at the border local government, Ogbadibo to close down the border between the two states indefinitely as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom who spoke during the official closure of the borders explained that closure of the border to restrict vehicular movements and influx of people from and to the two states within the period of a global pandemic would halt the spread of the dreaded disease. Ortom who…

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Nigerian troops kill 343 terrorists, 153 bandits in less than 2 months

17 ViewsThe Nigerian military says it’s winning the war against terrorism as its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole killed at least 343 Boko Haram terrorists, including their key leaders, in several operations in the north-east from March 18 to May 5, a period of less than two months. The military also said 153 bandits were killed in thenorth-west and north-central parts of the country within the same period. John Enenche, coordinator,Defence Media Operations (DMO), disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja. He, however, regretted that several soldiers were alsokilled while others…

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COVID-19: FG Sets up Committee for Creative Industry, Waives Licence Fee for Broadcast Stations

12 ViewsAt a meeting with the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed announced that the Federal Government had set up a committee of creative industry stakeholders that would advise it on the best way to mitigate the effect of the pandemic on the industry. The creative industry which covers mainly film, music, theatre, fashion and photography has been hit badly by the novel coronavirus since restrictions on social gatherings took effect. Mohammed in his speech stressed the critical role…

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COVID-19: FG Grants Two- month Licence Fee Waiver to Broadcast Stations

10 Views  The Hon. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has approved the request by the National Broadcasting Commission, (NBC), to grant a two-month Licence Fee waiver for terrestrial broadcast stations in Nigeria. This comes as a form of palliative from the National National Broadcasting Commission, in recognition of the commendable efforts of the Broadcasting stations in sensitizing the Nigerian people about the deadly virus. The Minister made this known at a meeting with the representatives of Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON), in Abuja, on Wednesday, May 6,…

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KOGI PDP: Abu Ibro Snubs PDP leaders says “I Will Not Abort My Legal Struggle”

14 ViewsA governership aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in last year Kogi Guber election, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, has vowed to continue with his case at the supreme Court where he’s challenging the declaration of Engr. Musa Wada as the winner of the party Guber primary. Some party bigwigs in the state led by the deputy Publicity Secretary, Kabir Mohammed had last weekend accused the Guber aspirant of sabotaging the party quest at the ongoing governership tribunal with his legal tussle at the supreme Court to seek redress after…

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