Wednesday, 01 April, 2020

Category: Politics


The Nigerian government says it spends around N10,000 to test one individual for coronavirus – This was disclosed by the minister of state for health, Dr Olurunnimbe Mamora, on Monday, March 30 – Mamora, a former minority leader in the Read more…


The Nigerian Guild of Editors yesterday urged the Federal Government to exempt all categories of media staff from the COVID-19 stay-at-home restriction which takes effect tomorrow. The Guild in a statement by its President, Mustapha Isah and General Secretary, Mary Atolagbe condemned Read more…


Pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, yesterday faulted the timing of the lockdown announced by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying people should have been given a few days’ notice to prepare for the shutdown. “While we agree that a lockdown is necessary at this point, it Read more…


Sodiq Oyeleke The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has announced that his son tested positive to coronavirus. He made his known via his Twitter handle on Sunday. “My son has tested positive to coronavirus,” he tweeted. Read more…


Fayemi in company of Obaseki visit Sanwo-Olu and Ganduje in LAGOS to “Inspect” the Abule Ido explosion


President @MBuhari receives in audience Bayelsa State Governor H.E. Duoye Diri this afternoon at the State House, Abuja-BA President @MBuhari receives in audience Bayelsa State Governor H.E. Duoye Diri this afternoon at the State House, Abuja. pic.twitter.com/3y3JNkwh3U — Bashir Ahmad Read more…


Deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja for an order for his release from banishment. Sanusi was taken to Awe in Nasarawa State since his dethronement on Monday. His team Read more…


The Senate, on Thursday, passed for second reading, a constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma or its equivalent as the educational qualification required for anyone seeking to contest the office of the Nigerian President or state governors. The Read more…


STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE ALLEGED ATTACK ON PRESIDENT BUHARI IN KEBBI: CONTORTIONISTS AT WORK AGAIN President Muhammadu Buhari was in Kebbi State Thursday to declare open the Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival. It was the first time the international tourism Read more…


The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday ordered His Excellency, Douye Diri and his Deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, who are the 3rd and 4th Respondents respectively in the petition filed by Vijah Eldred Opuama to be Read more…