COVID-19: NGF Asks FG To Cancel All Deductions, Restructure Debts

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have urged the Federal Government to cancel all funds deductions from States. The Governors also asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restructure all commercial debt service payments from States. The NGF Chairman, Governor Kayode Fayemi said this at the Governor’s COVID-19 teleconference meeting held on Sunday, […]

Davido’s Father Donates ₦500 Million To Fight COVID-19

Davido’s father, Mr Adedeji Adeleke, has donated ₦500 million to the Federal Government to help fight the Coronavirus. The popular Nigerian musician whose original name is David Adeleke made the announcement of the donation on his Twitter handle. He disclosed that the Adeleke’s will also be donating 6,640 bags of rice to the Ogun State […]

F.G Suspends Work In Enugu Airport Over COVID-19

The Federal Government has suspended work at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State, over the rising cases of Coronavirus in the country. The Minister of Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika stated this on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, during a working visit to ascertain the level of work done. According to him, the Easter deadline initially […]

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Coronavirus: 10 New Cases Confirmed In Nigeria

Nigeria now has 10 new cases of the coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, discloses this on Saturday, March 21, 2020, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 22. According to the Minister, Lagos has 16 cases, FCT has three cases, Ogun and Ekiti States have two and one cases respectively, […]

Buhari Appoints Yemi-Esan As HoS; Retires Oyo-Ita

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita from the Federal Civil Service with effect from Thursday, 27th February 2020. This is according to a communique by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Mr Olusegun A. Adekunle (Esq), who wrote on behalf of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. […]

Australia Launches National Inquiry Into Bushfires

Australia has set up a national inquiry into its month-long bushfire crisis that affected three in four Australians and prompted widespread criticism of the Government for its sluggish response to the blazes. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the vast scale of the fires, which killed more than 30 people and destroyed thousands of homes, required […]

Sowore, Bakare Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Treasonable Felony Charges; Case

Mr Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare has pleaded not guilty to two-count amended charges of conspiracy to commit treasonable felony and treasonable felony levelled against them. The Prosecutor, Mr Kayode Alilu announced on Thursday, February 13, 2020, the preparedness to proceed with the trial but the Defence Team led by Mr Abdul […]

F.G To Re-Arraign Sowore On Fresh Charges

The convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore will be re-arraigned on fresh charges by the Federal Government. This was after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the case following the resumption of Sowore’s trial on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The prosecutor, Mr Kayode Alilu informed the Court that the […]

NECO Releases November/December 2019 SSCE Results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the results of the 2019 November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE). The acting Registrar of the Council, Mr Abubakar Gana, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Mr Gana said a total of 70,140 candidates registered for the examination, and 65,207 sat […]

F.G Signs Tripartite Agreement To Repatriate $318 Million Abacha Loot

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of $318,460,329 looted and stashed away by former Head of State, General Sani Abacha. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, the agreement was sealed on Monday at […]