MAY DAY! MAY DAY!! PRESIDENT BUHARI, DON ALLAH, REOPEN THE ECONOMY IMMEDIATELY! By Tope Fasua

Forgive me if I repeat myself. I may have written about some of what I will write about here at a previous recent occasion. I am writing with almost unprecedented energy after I visited Arise TV a few minutes ago, to attend a financial show with ace anchor, Charles Aniagolu. The station is situated inside Transcorp Hilton Hotel, which I had never seen to be so ghostly. It was eerie. Even spooky, as the wind swept the empty parking lot and the vast reception echoed at the sound of every…

LOCKDOWN : CP Niger warns policemen against citizens’ rights violation

Furtherance to Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed A. Adamu directive to caution Policemen against trampling on citizens’ rights, the Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command, CP Adamu Usman has directed all Area Commanders, Divisional Police officers and Heads of Departments to lecture and warn their men on the expected Police professionalism, civility, respect for rule of law and general courtesy while enforcing the lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. CP Adamu who was not happy with complaints from across the state over Police high handedness, incivility and brutality…

Covid-19: Oyo Govt’s efforts yielding results -Task Force Chairman ..…as state commences training of 100 health workers, volunteers 

The Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Temitope Alonge said on Friday that efforts of the state government at curbing the spread of the virus were yielding positive results. Prof. Alonge, who addressed newsmen at the newly completed Infectious Disease Centre, Olodo, Ibadan, stated that due to the efforts of the Task Force, cases of infection are not on the rise in the state. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, also said that the state was flagging off the…

Gbajabiamila celebrates Oshiomhole at 68

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on his 68th birthday. Gbajabiamila said Oshiomhole’s sterling leadership qualities as the APC National Chairman have contributed tremendously in stabilizing the party since his coming on board in July, 2018. In a congratulatory message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said Oshiomhole has proven to be one committed Nigerian, who continues to work tirelessly in moving the country forward. Describing…

COVID-19: FG gives guidelines for  evacuation of Nigerian nationals

Sequel to requests by Nigerians stranded abroad in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has directed all its missions abroad to compile lists of willing nationals who wanted to come back home. According to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission  (NIDCOM), interested Nigerians are advised to inform the missions  in the various countries they are in, who will then collate and coordinate with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She, however, said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has instructed that the financial implications…

NAHCON: Joining the Fight Against COVID-19 By Fatima Sanda Usara

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) is an agency committed to protecting welfare of its staff, stakeholders and other Nigerians of all faiths. This explains why its social outreach initiatives, such as the quiz prize from NTA’s “As You Answer the Call” program is reserved for whoever answers the question first irrespective of creed. In line, ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, NAHCON had been on the alert, introducing measures that will augment government’s fight against threats of the virus. For instance, early on, immediately after Nigeria’s index…

Sports Minister commiserates with Brila radio Chairman over mother’s death

The minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare  has  condoled with the family of the Chairman of Brila Fm, Dr Larry Izamoje over the demise of their matriarch Mrs  Felicia Otiti Izamoje. Dare in a statement from his media office said  “My sincere   condolences to Dr Izamoje and the entire family over the demise of their dear mother.  While she led a good life as evidenced  in the quality  of her children, it is not easy to lose a dear mother. But be consoled by the fact she…