Breaking : Minister of Health resigns

5,473 ViewsAccording to Aljazeera, Teich resigned on Friday after a month in office amid differences with President Jair Bolsonaro over handling of the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the country. The Minister’s office disclosed on Friday that he had handed in his resignation and would hold a press conference later in the day. Brazil President Bolsonaro has been pushing in recent days for wider use of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for coronavirus, a move the Minister was not in agreement with. The Minister and the President also disagreed over the sit-at-home…

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BREAKING: Son of former Gov shot dead

14,556 ViewsThe son of a former Ondo Military Administrator, Brig.-Gen. Okpaleye, was killed on Wednesday by gunmen in Lagos State. The incident, according to a source occured at a drinking spot at Adekunle Kuye, off Ikate street, Aguda in Surulere, when the deceased, Muyuwa Okpaleye, 40, was hanging out with his friends. The gunmen, who were reportedly four in number, parked their Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) at an adjoining street, then approached the joint where people gathered to drink herbal mixtures touted as COVID-19 cure. The source added that, on…

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Breaking : Aviation Minister orders NCAA, FAAN, others to relocate to Abuja in 45 days

298 Views  The Federal Ministry of Aviation has ordered all Aviation agencies and parastatals to move their corporate headquarters to Abuja within the next 45 days. This was disclosed by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, via the ministry’s Twitter handle on Friday. The minister explained that the directive is an attempt to enforce the 2012 Presidential directive that then ordered all government agencies to move their headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory. With this directive, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Airspace…

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Breaking: Governor Zulum of Borno State, Has Approved May Salaries For Early Sallah Preparations

313 ViewsBorno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has directed immediate release of salaries and pensions to enable workers and retirees prepare early for Sallah, State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Bulama Abiso announced on Friday. READ ALSO: Enugu govt. seals Lord’s Chosen headquarters Abiso in his message to workers and pensioners, shared online and copied to the government house media office, said even though the month is just half way, the early payment is intended to prevent rush preparations that could expose workers to demand-triggered inflation in cost…

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Enugu govt. seals Lord’s Chosen headquarters

272 ViewsThe Enugu State Government through the Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority (ECDTA) has sealed the state headquarters of a popular Pentecostal church, the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement. The action, according to ECDTA was to forestall likely casualty from the imminent collapse of the structure as it was built on waterway and has been ravaged by flood. Speaking on the development, the Executive Chairman of ECTDA, Dr. Josef Onoh, explained that the decision to seal the church was to save lives and property and avoid a recurrence of building…

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Dele Alli attacked, held at knifepoint by burglars while self-isolating

159 ViewsTottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli sustained minor facial injuries during a terrifying robbery at his home in London, according to The Guardian. The 24-year-old was reportedly held at knifepoint and punched by burglars who had broken into the house, where Alli, his brother and their two partners were self-isolating. The robbery reportedly occurred just after midnight Wednesday morning, with two men making off with numerous items in the house including jewellery and watches. Police are reportedly reviewing surveillance footage of the incident. Police were called at approximately 00:35 on…

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COVID-19: Stranded Abia Students Receive Palliative Materials

179 Views  Students of tertiary institutions in Abia State who could not travel before the ongoing COVID-19 necessitated lockdown in the state have received palliative items from the State Government through its inter ministerial committee on COVID-19. The items which included rice, yam, noodles, hand sanitizers and cash for conveying the items back to their respective institutions, were handed over to them by the Chairman of the inter ministerial committee on COVID-19, Barr Chris Ezem, through Presidents of the respective Students Unions, at Government House, Umuahia. Speaking during the presentation,…

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Breaking : Oshiomhole in court again, Seeks Court Injunction Restraining Gov Obaseki From Probing Him Over Benin Specialists Hospital

893 ViewsThe National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress and the former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has filed an action before the Benin Division of the Federal High Court for the enforcement of his fundamental rights over the Benin Specialists Hospital. READ ALSO: Man who boasted on Facebook after beating wife lands in court In the Originating Motion dated 25th of March, 2020 which was made available to TheNigeriaLawyer (TNL), Respondents in the suit are Edo State Government, Attorney-General of Edo State, Justice J.U. Oyomire (rtd.), Professor Emmanuel…

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Man who boasted on Facebook after beating wife lands in court

126 ViewsThe Police Command in Lagos has arraigned Sulaiman Maiyegun, aka Afobaje, before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court. Maiyegun is the man who beat up his wife and boasted about his action on social media. “I’m waiting for her police”, he wrote on his Facebook page with an image showing the wife’s bloody face. On Friday, Maiyegun pleaded not guilty to two-count charge of assault occasioning harm and offensive publication. The Prosecutor, SP Shinaolu Adeoye, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on May 5, at 12:13p.m, at Maiyegun…

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