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BREAKING: Pakistani Airliner Carrying Over 100 People Crashes

A Pakistan International Airlines plane has crashed. Flight PK8303 crashed on Friday near the neighbourhood of Model Colony. More than 100 people were on board the Airbus A320. The plane hit the ground in a residential area in Karachi and there are fears of additional casualties. Karachi is the country’s most populated city. Airline spokesperson Abdullah Khan told CNN...

NDLEA Destroys Lagos Lab Allegedly Producing Hashish, Recovers Drugs, Bullets

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has destroyed a clandestine laboratory for the production of Hashish Oil. It also recovered 13 rounds of live ammunition with other drugs and substances in Lagos. NDLEA spokesman, Jonah Achema, made this known in a statement on Friday. Hashish is a drug made from the resin of the cannabis plant...

COVID-19: Shehu Sani Questions Claims Of Bed space shortage

Former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has queried claims by the Lagos State Government that it was out of bed space to treat COVID-19 patients. DAILY POST had reported that the State Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, had said mild cases of coronavirus will now be treated at...

Petrol Price: Nigerian Oil Marketers Send Message To Buhari

Nigerian oil marketers have asked the Buhari administration to provide a pricing formula that will guide the monthly adjustments in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol. They said this would forestall dislocations at the retail end of the value chain. The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Depot...

COVID-19: I Am Treated As A Suspected Case – Boss Mustapha

The chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has admitted he is treated as a suspected case of coronavirus in his house. Mustapha stated this on Thursday while speaking at the PTF’s daily briefing in Abuja. The Secretary to the Government also appealed to Nigerians to take personal responsibility in preventing the spread...

Lagos Reduces N1.168trn 2020 Budget By 21%

The Lagos State government has commenced a downward review of the year 2020 budget as a result of the negative economic and social effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget in Lagos, Sam Egube, disclosed this on Thursday, noting that the review was approved by the State Executive Council. He...

PTF Decries High Purchase Of Hydroxychloroquine By Nigerians

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has decried the rate of purchase of hydroxychloroquine by Nigerians. While addressing reporters in Abuja on Thursday, the PTF Chairman, Mr Boss Mustapha, warned the citizens against self-medication, especially when they have the symptoms of COVID-19. He explained that the drug has not been certified for the treatment of...

‘Embark On Strike, Lose Your Job’ – Kaduna Govt Warns Health Workers

Kaduna State government has warned against the planned strike by the Congress of Health Workers Unions and Associations in the State. The State government has, therefore, introduced a register to be signed by those willing to work with the government, despite the salary-cut. Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Communications in...

FG Lists Diseases Responsible For 70% Of COVID-19 Deaths

The federal government has said health challenges like tuberculosis, hypertension, diabetes, HIV, kidney disease and cancer are responsible for 70 per cent of COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria. The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, stated this during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday. Ehanire also noted that 70 per cent...

SGF Mustapha Reveals Discussion With Osinbajo, Governors

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has given details of Thursday’s National Economic Council (NEC) meeting. The first-ever NEC teleconference was chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. State Governors and relevant government officials joined virtually. In a statement, Mustapha said during the meeting, the issue of alignment of their state level actions with...

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