Monday, October 19, 2020

I am not the owner of myself, whenever I do anything I do it according to the direction of Almighty God – Archbishop Chukwuma as he celebrate 30 years...

His Grace, Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma, the archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has said that evangelizing in an Islamic domain like Bauchi was his major challenge in his 30 years of episcopacy. Chukwuma, also the bishop of Enugu Diocese, who celebrated his 30 years anniversary of becoming a bishop in the Anglican Communion last...

FULL LIST: Mama Put, Danfo, Tokunbo Make Oxford Dictionary’s Updated Version

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has released an updated version of the widely used dictionary for January 2020 — with 29 new Nigerian expressions making the cut. The list, released earlier this year, featured several words used by popular authors including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian writer and Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel laureate. Danica Salazar, the world English...

BREAKING: Nigeria Confirms Four New Cases of Coronavirus, Now 40

Nigeria on Monday night (11pm) recorded four new cases of coronavirus with three recorded in Lagos and one in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Two of the cases are said to be returning travellers. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), as at 11.00 p.m. on Monday, there are 40 confirmed cases...

IRAN DENIES ‘MILITARY AGGRESSION’ AGAINST SAUDI ARABIA

Iran on Tuesday rejected accusations that it was responsible for “military aggression” in Saudi Arabia, after a missile was launched into the kingdom from neighbouring Yemen. “These insinuations are false, destructive, irresponsible and, above all, provocative,” said Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi, according to Iranian media. Instead of further aggravating the situation with such “absurd allegations,”...

Corona Virus: Updates on Atiku’s Son

For the purpose of putting the records straight and dispelling false narratives about the itinerary of a son of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakr currently undergoing treatment for Corona Virus (COVID-19) infection, I wish to make the following clarifications: 1. The clinical case returned to the country on 17th March via Switzerland from...

Nigeria’s Unhealthy Healthcare In Eye Of Coronavirus By Runcie C.W. Chidebe

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is here to teach us a lesson; I hope we learn. Nigeria’s healthcare is unhealthy. But instead of fixing it our rulers have been busy flying up and down to benefit from other country's productive health system. With Coronavirus, reality is upon us. No more running overseas for medical vacation. Our rulers...

HOW WE SPENT N33.4 BILLION PARIS CLUB – DELTA GOVT

The Delta State Government on Monday gave detailed explanation of how it expended the N33.4 billion it received as its share of the Paris Club refund from the Federal Government. Commissioner for Finance, David Edevbie, gave the explanation in Asaba at a post-budget media briefing to highlight the breakdown of N298.078 billion budget proposal for...

Myths About Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation earlier in the month, since then the no of confirmed cases and deaths has been increasing exponentially daily. In the midst of this global health crisis, there is an ongoing brouhaha on the social media platforms making the public carry out...

Covid-19: Sanwo-Olu Commends Lagos Anglican Diocese

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who is a dedicated member of Lagos Diocese (Anglican Communion) attended and indeed kicked off the Second Session of the 34th Synod of the diocese which has the theme ‘Pray, Serve and Grow.’ Sanwo-Olu said the church was a pillar of support to the state during the pandemic through...

Sokoto NMA Chairman tests positive for coronavirus

The Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Sokoto state chapter, Dr Sani Abubakar, has been confirmed positive to Coronavirus. Abubakar disclosed this via his social media platforms on Tuesday. ”One of my unpleasant responsibilities is when I have to break bad news to my highly cherished brethren. It became worse now that it is about me. ”I have...

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