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Violence mars Nigerian Medical Association’s election in Enugu

By Taiwo Okanlawon Election into executive positions in the Enugu State Chapter of Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) descended into chaos after thugs allegedly sponsored by a faction of the body invaded the venue of the election. The much-advertised election was holding at the Michael Okpara square before the thugs stormed the venue with dangerous weapons […]

Security agents take over Edo Assembly, as parallel Speaker emerges

By Gabriel Enogholase & Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY-THERE is tension in Edo State, as security personnel from the police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and armed plainclothes security men took over the state House of Assembly complex over an allegation that 19 lawmakers were planning to storm the Chief Anthony Enahoro complex, elect […]

DMO releases details, puts Chinese loans at $3.1b

The Debt Management Office (DMO), yesterday, put Nigeria’s loan liability to China at $3.121billion as at March 31 2020, representing 3.94 per cent of the nation’s $79.3 billion debt portfolio. The move might have followed recent controversies generated by the issue in the public space. The government agency explained that in terms of foreign sources, […]

Buhari, Army silent as US warns ISIS, al-Qaeda planning to penetrate Southern Nigeria

By Rasheed Sobowale The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the Nigerian Army Headquarters have been silent since the media reported that ISIS and al-Qaeda groups are planning to infiltrate Southern Nigeria and expand across West Africa. Likewise, there was a sudden loss of voice of the Presidential Aides who are reputed for their quick reactions […]

Edo Assembly: Obaseki blames Oshiomhole, reveals next action

By Wale OdunsiEdo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has condemned Thursday’s incident at the House of Assembly. He declared that the action of the lawmakers was a coup and treasonable. The governor noted that the inauguration of the lawmakers was an “illegal assault on our democracy.” Obaseki stated that former national chairman of the All Progressives […]

NIS officials collect N50K bribe from migrants, Reps member calls for probe

Federal Lawmaker, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has called on the Nigeria Immigration Service to investigate allegations of bribery against its personnel in land borders and at airports. Akande-Sadipe, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs said that allegations of bribe collection from irregular migrants leaving the country are gaining grounds already and cannot be ignored. […]

Covid-19: Nigeria to resume international flights in weeks

PTF on COVID-19 Chairman, Boss Mustapha. *Virus now in 536 LGs as FG extends eased lockdown by four weeks By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA-The federal government has expressed its readiness to reopen the nation’s airspace for international flights in ‘a matter of weeks.’ This was as it lamented the growing wave of community transmission of Covid-19, […]

COVID-19: Buhari orders compulsory use of face masks nationwide

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to enforce the use of face masks in public places across the country. The Chairman, Presidential Task force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, made this known at the daily briefing on Thursday in Abuja. Mustapha, while reviewing the activities […]

Fani-Kayode reacts to US’ claim that Al Qaeda, ISIS planning to infiltrate South

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode says the claim by the United States that Al Qaeda and ISIS are planning to infiltrate the south is alarming. He said if it was true, the south would soon experience the barbarity and savagery that the north had been subjected to by these two terrorist organisations […]

Army: Nigerians Have Reason to Fear Al-Qaeda, ISIS Purportedly Penetrating Nigeria – By Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere | Rivers State, Nigeria | August 7, 2020- The Defence Headquarters had on August 6 2020 said that Nigerians have no reason to fear the USA shout out that Al-Qaeda and ISIS are on a mission to settle in Southern Nigeria and that Al-Qaeda were already in the north-western part of the […]

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