Saturday, September 26, 2020

Diocese of Ikeduru distributes Palliatives to Anglicans and non-Anglicans members

Today, His Lordship, the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Ikeduru; Rt. Revd. E.C Maduwike, Ph.D, JP supervised the disbursement and distribution of the Third tranche of food stuffs and life supporting items as palliative to over 600 hundred people in Ikeduru. In the words of the Bishop, “The Diocese at a time like this...

FG To Evacuate Over 270 Nigerians From U.S. On Sunday

The Nigerian Government has concluded plans to evacuate about 270 Nigerians willing to return home from the United States. This was disclosed in a statement dated May 3 from the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York. The consulate explained that a one-way flight has been arranged for the evacuation of stranded Nigerians in the US...

Coronavirus: Corruption In Health Care Could Get In The Way Of Nigeria’s Response

Since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in Nigeria in 2015, anti-corruption has been at the heart of his administration. However, a lot of effort is focused on grand corruption at the higher levels of governance and politics. There is less emphasis on the less-talked-about but vulnerable areas such as the health sector. We have been involved...

Leah Sharibu’s Parents Accuse Buhari’s Govt Of Deceiving Nigerians

The parents of Leah Sharibu, who was abducted two years ago by Boko Haram insurgents, has accused the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari of deceiving Nigerians and the international community with promises of rescuing their daughter. Dr Gloria Samdi Puldu, the spokesperson for the family and President, Leadership Empowerment Advocacy and Humanitarian (LEAH) Foundation, in...

82.9million Nigerians are Poor – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says more than 82.9 million Nigerians are poor by national standards. The NBS made this known in its report on Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria 2019, released on Monday, NAN reports. It explained that the figure showed that 40.1 percent of the total population was classified as poor, adding that...

BREAKING: Nigeria Receives $311.7m Abacha Loot From US, Jersey

The Federal Government on Monday confirmed the receipt of the sum of $311.7 million from the United State Government and the Bailiwick of Jersey as part of the money looted and stashed away by former Nigerian leader, Gen. Sani Abacha. The drawdown of the huge cash, which is referred to as ‘Abacha Loot 3’,...

Amotekun: Governor Fayemi Names Governing Board For Security Outfit

- Governor Fayemi has appointed members into the governing board of operation Amotekun - The giant move came barely a month after the Ekiti governor assented the Amotekun bill into law - Governor Fayemi said the appointment will take effect immediately in order to ensure effective take-off and efficient management of the state security...

Woman Arrested After Slapping Policeman In Oyo

Nigerian Police, on Sunday, disclosed that the woman who slapped a policeman 13 times and bit two others in Oyo State has been arrested. The woman was seen in a video that went viral on social media slapping an ASP, Adeyemi Ogunyemi who is a Divisional Crime Officer at Eruwa Police Division. The police identified the...

Italy Begins To Emerge From World’s Longest Lockdown

Stir-crazy Italians were free to stroll and visit relatives for the first time in nine weeks on Monday as Europe’s hardest-hit country eased back the world’s longest remaining coronavirus lockdown. More than four million people — an estimated 72 per cent of the men — returned to their construction sites and factories as the economically...

Ex-Minister Turaki Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud Charges

A former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Tanimu Turaki, has pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges preferred against him by the Federal Government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed 16 counts of unlawful and criminal misappropriation of funds against the former minister, his aide, and two companies. Others listed as...

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