Wednesday, January 27, 2021

News 30 Killed As Boko Haram Bombed El- Beid Bridge In Borno

At least 30 people were killed in the northeastern state of Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on El-Beid bridge . No group immediately took responsibility. Both Boko Haram and the regional offshoot of Islamic State, known as ISWAP, are active in the area. According to a wire report, the bomb detonated at roughly 5...

Buhari commissions 114 medical officers into Air Force

President Muhammad Buhari on Saturday commissioned 114 medical Officers into the Nigerian Air Force, to boast the nation’s fight against insecurity occasioned by insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling. The Officers among whom were two Consultants, 10 Medical Doctors, four Pharmacists, 18 Nurses, two Vetinary Doctors and two Biomedical Engineers among others, were members of...

NAF Flies Conjoined Bayelsa Twins To Yola For Separation

The Nigerian Airforce, on Thursday, airlifted conjoined twins and their parents to the Federal Medical Centre in Yola, where the twins, joined in the abdomen, would undergo medical procedure to separate them. Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, led by its Chief Medical Director, Prof. Auwal Abubakar, a renowned pediatric surgeon, and other doctors...

El-Rufai Appoints Deposed Emir Sanusi

The Kaduna State Government has appointed deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, into the board of the state Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA), about 24 hours after his removal. A statement from the Governor’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adekeye, on Tuesday, said that “the appointment is part of the reconstitution of the board of KADIPA, which is...

Nigerian Navy Impounds Seven Ships For Suspected Bunkering

The Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS BEECROFT, has impounded seven vessels involved in bunkering between December 3 and 30 last year, Commander I. A. Shettima has said. He spoke at a news briefing at NNS BEECROFT, Apapa, Lagos. The vessels:* MV TIM BEGELE with a crew of 11 Nigerians,* MT ZEEBRUGGE crewed by seven Sri- Lakans, *...

Nigeria Will Exit Recession By First Quarter Of 2021 – Finance Minister

Nigeria Will Exit Recession By First Quarter Of 2021 – Finance Minister
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Monday, said the country will exit recession by the first quarter of 2021. Ahmed spoke about the current recession in the country at the ongoing 26th Nigerian Economic Summit organised by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget,...

Wanted: Transparent judges appointment process

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has approved the appointment of 70 judges to various courts. Four of the judges were appointed as heads of special courts. They are: M.B. Dongban (President of the Court of Appeal); Muhammad Salihu (Grand Khadi of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Jigawa State); Muhammad Usman (Grand Khadi, Sharia Court...

Where Is Football Club In The Bible?, Rev Fr Oluoma Replies Olukoya

The last is yet to be heard of the controversial comment credited to the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM, Pastor Daniel Olukoya, following his description of Christmas celebration as unbiblical. Another reaction to the comment was the Catholic Priest Rev Fr Oluoma, who asked that Olukoya need to show the...

Shooting Unarmed Protesters is Highly Condemnable – Bishop Olumakaiye

The Bishop and Missioner of Lagos Anglican Diocese, Rt. Rev. Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye has strongly condemned the unruly act of shooting at the peaceful and unarmed protesters at Lekki, Lagos State on Tuesday 20th October 2020. In his words, “Shooting of unarmed protesters by Nigerian Soldiers is totally deplorable and is an outrageous act...

Primate Ndukuba Tasks Leaders To Take Governance And Development To The Grassroots

The Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Rev’d Henry Ndukuba has called on the Federal Government to grant autonomy to the Local Government. Primate Ndukuba who made this call in an interview with Press in his office in Abuja, also requested that Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should be allowed to...

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