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COVID-19: Don’t be afraid, take precaution – Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned against fear and panic over the outbreak of Coronavirus. Buhari assured that his administration was taking steps to “mitigate the...

Maurice Iwu chairs Imo State committee on prevention of coronavirus

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has constituted a 9-member committee on prevention of coronavirus with Prof Maurice Iwu as chairman. Other members are: Dr. Okeji...

Trump approves Chloroquine to treat coronavirus

The US is fast-tracking the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “We’re going to...

Gov Makinde host PDP South West rally

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde (third right); his Bayelsa counterpart, Mr Duoye Diri (second right); PDP Deputy National Chairman South, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi...

COVID-19: Aisha Buhari shuts down office, daughter in self-quarantine

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has shut down her office following the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country. Mrs. Buhari also said...

COVID 19: Diocesan Bishop in Lagos directs Anglican Church members to comply with govt directives

 The Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, the Rt, Rev. Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, on Thursday directed all Vicars of Anglican Parishes in Diocese of Lagos...

Coronavirus: Senate stops public hearings till further notice…..We’re prepared in case of any suspected victim –Borno  govt

KUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja and AHMED MARI, Maiduguri Senate on Thursday closed all public hearings excursions till further notice over the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic. The Senate...

American dies of Coronavirus in Nigeria

An American has died of Coronavirus in Ekiti, Southwest Nigeria, the Ekti State Government disclosed on Wednesday. Ekiti Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, said...

Fifa puts revamped Club World Cup on hold

Fifa confirmed the postponement of the new Club World Cup on Wednesday as it pledged to take a series of "exceptional measures" to protect...
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Gunmen kill 13 in Benue, set houses ablaze

The Police Command in Benue, on Monday confirmed the killing of 13 villagers by unidentified gunmen in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government...

FMDQ admits new debt securities to its platform

COMFORT EKELEME In keeping to its commitment of providing a reliable and credible platform to support capital formation, FMDQ...

Towards credible guber poll in Ondo

Now that the governorship primary elections of the political parties in Ondo state have ended and the campaigns for the poll slated...

Edo Assembly Crisis : Senator Bamidele slams Obaseki

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja  Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele,on Sunday  berated  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over alleged  invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week. Bamidele while speaking with journalists in  Abuja on Sunday ,stressed that the continued onslaughts on the Honourable members of the Edo State House of Assembly by Obaseki should be condemned and resisted by all lovers  of democracy because the legislature is an integral and critical component of democracy anywhere around the world. He described  the alleged actions as unlawful,  subversive and a damning threat to democracy in Nigeria. He maintained  that the deliberate and inordinate sabotage of the legitimate activities of the lawmakers in the State legislature is a direct  invitation to anarchy  and this must be promptly halted before the situation is allowed to get out of hands.