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April salaries of armed forces personnel paid – OAGF

By Jacinta Nwachukwu The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), Sunday said it had completed paying April salaries of Armed Forces personnel. Mr Henshaw Ogubike, Director, Information, Press and Public Relation disclosed this in a statement to newsmen in Abuja. Ogubike said that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) Department […]

FG begins payment of COVID-19 allowance to health workers

By Abujah Racheal The Federal Government says it has commenced the payment of the Upgraded Hazard allowances for frontline health workers fighting against the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, made this known at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in […]

Emefiele assures investors of safety of investment in Nigeria

Godwin Emefiele By Mustapha Sumaila  Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has assured investors of the security of their investments in the country in spite dwindling revenue from the sale of crude oil globally. The CBN’s Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, in a statement on Sunday, said Emefiele gave the […]

Olympic games to be scrapped if not held in 2021

Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori says the Olympic Games, already postponed to 2021, will be “scrapped” if it can not take place then. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese government last month postponed the Games until July 2021 because of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. With the epidemic’s worldwide infection rate climbing […]

Insurgency: Gov. Zulum establishes office in Auno

Gov. Babagana Zulum, Borno State Governor By Yakubu Uba Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno is to establish an outreach office in Auno village of Konduga Local Government, to encourage villagers fleeing from insurgency to return. Zulum, who stated this on Saturday during a visit to the village, said he would be using the office from […]

Former minister of health, Alhassan is dead

The former Minister of Health, Dr. Haliru Alhassan has died at the age of 66. Alhassan died on Sunday around 12 noon after a brief illness. Alhassan, who was a childhood friend of Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, was said to be diabetic before his death. He is survived by one wife and four children.A family […]

Cross River intercepts 5 truckloads of almajirai

Cross River State government on Thursday ordered five truckloads of almajirai including other passengers from the northern part of the country back to their destination after they were intercepted on state boundary. A border patrol team, comprising Peace Corps members, civilian vigilantes, Border COVID-19 Taskforce, youth groups had intercepted the trucks Wednesday night at the […]

Rivers United eying NPFL title despite coronavirus setback

Despite the setback caused by the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League due to the coronavirus pandemic, second placed Rivers United are still confident of lifting the league title. The General Manager of the club Okey Kpalukwu has said with the unflinching support from their front-of-shirt sponsor, Eunisell, they would achieve their ambition. He […]

After 5 months in prison, Kalu set to resume at Senate tomorrow

Barring any last-minute changes, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, who was released from a correctional facility in Kuje, Abuja on Friday is set to resume at the Senate tomorrow, Daily Trust reports. It could be recalled that the former Abia State governor was jailed in December 2019 over allegation of misappropriation of Abia’s state funds to […]

Pictures: Gov. Wike demolishes two hotels for flaunting lockdown orders

Pictures: Gov. Wike demolishes two hotels for flaunting lockdown orders (NNP) The governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike, on Sunday personally supervised the demolition of two hotels in the state for violating his executive orders for businesses to stop operation to control the spread of the coronavirus in the state. The hotels, Prudent Hotel […]

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