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Unidentified Elements Invasion: Our Lives, Security Under Threat, Igbo Group Cries Out

South East Governors Forum

…Dubs Invasion Clear and Present Existential Danger …..Wants South East Governors to Take Immediate Action The Igbo Patriotic Forum (IPF), a prominent socio-political organization, led by Chief Dr. Simon Okeke, OFR condemns in no uncertain terms, what it considers the unbridled and well orchestrated invasion of Igbo heartland by unidentified elements from the North. In a press statement the group ...

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Edo APC Crisis: Obaseki Signs Gazette Banning Political Gatherings in State, Approves Only One Venue

Adams Oshiomhole Edo APC

…Edo Gazette Bans Gathering of Over 20 Persons The embattled Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has hurriedly signed a new gazette aimed at stopping the proposed direct primary election by All Progressives Congress in the state. Besides, the Governor in the emergency gazette, banned social gathering involving more than 20 persons in the state without his explicit approval while ...

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Nigeria Confirms 350 New Cases of COVID-19

updates COVID-19 Nigeria June 4

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on the 4th of June 2020, said 350 new confirmed cases and 8 deaths were recorded in Nigeria and no new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. The Street Reporters Newspaper reports that till date, 11516 cases have been confirmed, 3535 cases have been discharged and 323 deaths have ...

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Edo APC Direct Primaries: Why Oshiomhole Must Be Called to Order, Jumu’ah Tells Buhari, Mustapha, Tinubu

Adams Oshiomhole

A Social Commentator and Political Analyst, Jumu’ah Abiodun has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria (SGF) and Chairman, Coronavirus pandemic Task Force, Boss Mustapha and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to call the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to order ahead of the party primaries scheduled for ...

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Ogbeogonogo Fire Disaster: Buhari Commiserates with Victims

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, commiserated with victims of Ogbogonogo fire disaster, assuring that they would not bear the burden of the unfortunate incident alone. The President who spoke through the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiyar Umar Farouk, also, commended the proactive measures taken by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to curb the spread of the ...

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Farouk Condoles Okowa over Ogbeogonogo Market Inferno

Farouk Condoles Okowa over Ogbeogonogo Market Inferno 1

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouk, on Tuesday commiserated with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and traders on the recent fire incident at Ogbeogonogo Market in Asaba, the state capital. The minister, who was accompanied by Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN) and Deneral General of the National ...

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KWASU VC, Prof Mustapha Akanbi Unveils Plans for the University

KWASU VC, Prof Mustapha Akanbi

… Pledges To Transform KWASU Into Financially Sustainable Institution The Vice Chancellor of the Kwara State University, KWASU, Professor Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi, given insights into his plans to transform the institution while restating his commitment to some of his core focus areas. Such core agenda include ensuring conducive learning environment, enabling policy oriented research, doubling efforts in community development and ...

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COVID-19 Infections in Nigeria Hit 10,578 after 416 New Cases Confirmed

416 new cases of COVID-19 Infections

…COVID-19 Infections Deaths Toll Now 299 Nigeria on Monday recorded 416 new cases of COVID-19 Infections, bringing the total number of infections in the West African country to 10,578. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official twitter handle confirmed 3,122 recoveries out of the 10,578 total infections, with 299 lives lost to the virus. Explaining that most of ...

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INSECURITY: “Operation Delta Hawk” Will not Stop South-South Regional Security Outfit – State Govt

Gov Okowa's Soft Pedal On Stay At Home Order Meets Public Expectations - EAC Oghenesivbe

Delta Government said setting up “Operation Delta Hawk” would not stop the state from participating actively in the proposed security outfit for South-South under the auspices of Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Edo and Delta (BRACED) Commission. Commissioner for Information in the State, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made the clarification on Monday while addressing Journalists of Warri, Ughelli, Isoko and Sapele ...

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UNICEF, Airtel Partner on Remote Learning for African Children

UNICEF, Airtel Partner on Remote Learning for African Children 2

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says it has partnered with Airtel Africa to provide access to remote learning for children in 13 sub-Saharan countries. Fayaz King, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, Field Results, who made the disclosure on Wednesday said they would also provide cash assistance for their families via mobile cash transfers. King said that UNICEF and ...

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