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BREAKING: Buhari Shutdown Abuja, Lagos, Ogun And Local Flights Nationwide

After a long wait for President Buhari to address the Nation on the COVID-19 pandemic, he has finally broken out of his shell in a nationwide presidential address on Sunday, 29th March 2020.  The President announced the shutting down of all local (Commercial or Private) flights nationwide and also the lock down of the Federal...

Coronavirus: Abba Kyari Writes Gbajabiamila Over House Members

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari has prevailed on the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to request all members who recently returned from foreign trips to present themselves at the nearest NCDC centre for testing. Kyari in a leaked letter to the Speaker, dated 21st of March, 2020 informed...

COVID-19: Stay At Home For Now, FG Orders Civil Servants

Nigeria’s government on Monday through the Head of civil service, Mrs Folasade Yemi-Esan ordered civil servants to stay at home from Tuesday, 24 March,2020 as the spread of Coronavirus increases. The Nation’s Head of Service, in a memo said all civil servants from grade level one to 12 were to stay and work from home. She...

Finally, FG Closes All Land Borders, Suspends FEC Meetings Indefinitely Over COVID-19

The federal government of Nigeria has announced the closure of all land borders for four weeks as a measure to check the spread of coronavirus. The weekly federal executive council has also been suspended “until further notice”. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation and chairman of presidential task force on COVID-19, announced this on...

Atiku urge Buhari govt to take action after explosion rocked Abule-Ado

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to immediately take action following an explosion at Abule-Ado area of Lagos state. Newspot Nigeria had reported that residents of Lagos State were thrown into confusion following an explosion on Sunday morning. Several houses were shaken by the explosion, while some collapsed at Abule-Ado...

El-Rufai Appoints Deposed Kano Emir Into KADIPA Board

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...

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...

CAS Inspects Facilities In Minna, Assures Governor Of Air Force’ Continued Support

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has assured the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, of the commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to ensuring the safety and security of the people of Niger State, working in concert with sister services and other security agencies. The CAS made...

Maryam Sanda Appeals Judgement Which Sentenced Her To Death

Maryam Sanda has approached the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the judgement which sentenced her to death. She filed the appeal three weeks after she was convicted and sentenced to death by hanging by a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court over the death of her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. In the Notice of Appeal...

EXCLUSIVE: Abba Kyari-Monguno War: Army Chief Buratai moves against NSA

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, appears to have taken sides with Abba Kyari in the chief of staff’s raging battle against the national security adviser, Babagana Monguno, PREMIUM TIMES can report based on fresh documents and knowledgeable officials. In a move decried within the national security circles as being aimed more at “cutting the NSA...

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