Agency Reports

Gombe Molecular Lab Begins Testing for Covid-19

Gombe Molecular Lab Begins Testing for Covid-19 1

Gombe state Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, located at the public health laboratory complex, Specialist Hospital, Gombe has commenced operations, testing about 50 samples per day for now. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Ahmed Mohammed Gana said in due course the testing will increase to 120 per day. He said so far about 16 positive cases were recorded from the lab. He ...

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Presidency Sends EFCC Zonal Heads, Others Back To Police

EFCC Operatives

The Presidency has ordered some zonal heads and sectional heads in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who are police officers to return to the police headquarters. The latest development, Nigerian Tribune learnt, is part of ongoing clean-up at the anti-corruption commission, following the suspension of its acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu, in the wake of an ongoing investigation of ...

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How Gunmen Killed 18 Wedding Guests in Nigeria

IGP Mohammed Adamu New CPs

Gunmen have killed 18 guests at a wedding in northern Nigeria ‘s Kaduna state, local officials said Monday, in the latest violence in the region. The gunmen on motorcycles stormed Kukum-Daji village in Kaura district late Sunday and opened fire on the guests, they said. “The gunmen killed 18 people at the wedding party and injured 30 others, most of ...

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Over 700 Suspected Top-tier Criminals after Cracking Encrypted Phone System

Police Arrest Over 700 Suspected Top-tier Criminals

The Police have arrested no fewer than 746 suspected top-tier criminals involved in murder, gun smuggling and drug trafficking after infiltrating an encrypted phone system used by the suspects. In an operation led by the UK’s National Crime Agency, investigators have said they prevented contract killings – seizing £54m in cash and 1.5 tonnes of cocaine, The Street Reporters Newspaper ...

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Edo Poll: APC Screens Gov. Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, Others

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By Deji Abdulwahab The Screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun the screening of aspirants for the June 22 Edo governorship primaries. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the seven-member screening committee, headed by Prof. Jonathan Ayuba, had so far screened five aspirants out of six. Those screened included Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, ...

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Trump Threatens To Pull Out Of WHO Over COVID-19 Response, China

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organization, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a “puppet of China.” The American leader has been locked in a bitter spat with Beijing, alleging it covered up the initial outbreak in central China late last year before the disease unleashed death ...

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COVID-19: Dave Omokaro Foundation, GERAN Hail FG Palliative Initiative

Emem Omokaro

…Express Concern over Poor Nigerians Not Capture on Current Databases The Federal government is moving with speed to implement the recently announced social investment palliative for poor Nigerians, to cushion the socio-economic pressure of the lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19. The Executive Director Dave Omokaro Foundation & President Gerontology Association of Nigeria (GERAN), Dr. Emem Omokaro in a ...

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Eagles: Yakmut, Mohammed Laud Yobo’s Appointment

Yakmut, Mohammed laud Yobo’s appointment

Yobo Would Learn on the Job Two sports administrators, Alhassan Yakmut and Adam Mohammed, have hailed the appointment of former Super Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo, as assistant coach of the team. While Yakmut is a former Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), The Street Reporters Newspaper learnt, Mohammed is the current FCT FA boss. The Nigeria Football ...

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NYSC DG Advises Scheme’s PROs to Sustain Agency’s Media Visibility

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised the agency’s public relations officers to sustain positive media visibility of the organisation. Ibrahim gave the advice in Abuja on Wednesday at the NYSC Public Relations Officers Workshop with the theme, ‘’Action-Centred Communication: Panacea for Topnotch Performance”. He said they could achieve visibility for the scheme by ...

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Shivers as Supreme Court Decides Gives Verdict Ganduje, Tambuwal, Mohammed Today

Ahead of today’s Supreme Court judgement on the 2019 governorship election disputes. there is uneasy calm in Bauchi, Kano and Sokoto states. In Bauchi State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar, are challenging the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Bala Mohammed as winner. In Kano, candidate of the PDP, Mr. Abba Yusuf, is ...

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