BIG STORY: COVID-19 Patients Hold Doctors, Nurses To Hostage In Kano

30 Views  Pandemonium broke out at one of the isolation centres located at Kwanar Dawaki,in Kano state,when some COVID-19 patients held health workers hostage for four hours. The former chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Kano branch, Professor Aminu Mohammed confirmed the aggrieved patients took two medical doctors and one nurse into captivity. He said the health workers were on routine medical ward round check when the incident occurred. According to him, the health workers, who wore PPE during the routine check were rounded up and locked up in an empty…

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Celebration in Spain as Barcelona return to training as La Liga eyes restart

30 ViewsBarcelona returned to training on Friday after the La Liga champions allowed their stars to enter their facility to prepare for a potential restart to football in Spain. Lionel Messi and company took the fields at Joan Gamper training centre for individual sessions, for which the players arrived alone in kit and took to the three pitches without passing through the changing rooms. As well as doing their routines, they were also subjected to tests to see what effect two months of coronavirus quarantine has had on their bodies.…

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Habitual Stealing: N40 billion fraud, Akpabio under pressure, denies allegation in NDDC

30 ViewsThe Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied allegation of N40 billion fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an agency supervised by his ministry. Reacting in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday, by Anietie Ekong, Chief Press Secretary to the Minister, he insisted that there was no corruption in the agency. He considered the prompting of Senators to investigate the allegation as an attack on the Interim Management Committee (IMC) set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to manage NDDC’s affairs.…

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You can only help people that needed it, Just in: The Director-General NCDC, has reacted to the faceoff between some of its officials and the Kogi state government.

24 ViewsThe NCDC officials arrived the state on Thursday May 7 to evaluate claims by the state government that no case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the state. They met with the state governor, Yahaya Bello, who insisted they quarantine for 14 days and be tested for Coronavirus before they can start working in the state. This was turned down by the NCDC officials who opted to leave the state. Reacting to the development, Ihekweazu while speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 in Abuja,…

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CAN raises concern over ‘distribution’ of almajiris

25 ViewsThe Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Anambra chapter, has raised the alarm over what it described as distribution of almajiris from Kano to other parts of the country. The body in a statement by Rev. Dr. Ndubuisi John, wondered the reason behind such act considering its health and security implications. The body alleged that most of the Almajiris sent to Sokoto, Jigawa and Kaduna states from Kano were carriers of the deadly virus. The statement partly read: “In as much as we commiserate with Kano State over the loss…

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Just In: Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, beautiful styles against COVID-19

32 ViewsAs for the people of ABIA state it’s all about be in Nigeria and buy Nigeria products, for others. It’s a matter of Chisom Orji wrote “When you have a leader who leads from the front. Indeed, it’s a New Normal #MadeInAba #IkpeazuSabiTheWork” Nobility Cosmos wrote: One major reason i love Dr Okezie Ikpeazu is his passion for promotion of made in Nigeria goods… keep it up our dear governor.  

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Breaking :Gov. Tambuwal’s father is dead

45 ViewsThe Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has lost his father, Sheikh Haruna Tambuwal. The older Tambuwal died on Thursday at 96. Sheikh Tambuwal was reported to have died in his residence during a brief illness at his residence in Tambuwal Council of Sokoto State. He is survived by children, including Governor

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Breaking News: Lagos Discharges 42 More COVID-19 Patients

27 ViewsThe ministry, through its verified Twitter handle on Friday, announced the discharge of 20 females and 22 males.   Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Lagos State Ministry of Health has announced the recovery and discharge of 42 COVID-19 patients. The ministry, through its verified Twitter handle on Friday, announced the discharge of 20 females and 22 males – all Nigerians. The latest discharge brings the total number of recoveries from the virus in the state to 448. Eight of the patients were released from the Lekki Isolation Center, two…

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Breaking: President Buhari Mourns As He Loses Nephew, Mutari Dauda Daura

35 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari has been thrown in a state of mourning as he loses his nephew, Mutari Dauda Daura.   President Muhammadu Buhari Death has dealt another blow to President Muhammadu Buhari as it snatched Alhaji Mutari Dauda Daura, his nephew, PM News reports. The deceased was the younger brother of 81 year-old Malam Mamman Daura, the President’s uncle. The cause of death was not stated. And it came less than a month after Buhari lost his Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari. A shattered Nigerian leader sent condolences…

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False allegation: How Taraba-based Magazine publisher was nabbed – Gov’s aide

35 Views  The publisher of Express Time Magazine Mr. Mark-Miracle Brave, and a Taraba-bsed journalist, who recently broke a false allegation that Taraba state Governor, Arc. Darius Ishaku impregnated the wife of the late Hon. Hosia Ibi has been arrested. Special assistant to the governor on New Media, Mr. Nelson C. Len, who revealed this while briefing journalists on Friday in Jalingo, the state capital said he used a special software that gave him access to the developers information. He said the Permanent Secretary, Taraba state Bureau for Local Government…

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