BREAKING: Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Club.  More details later.

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Senate Amends Law For FCT Customary Courts To Undertake Criminal Trials

  The Senate on Thursday commenced amendment to the Federal Capital Territory Customary Court Act, 2007, to expand the jurisdiction of customary courts in the FCT to include criminal trials. According to the sponsor of the piece of legislation under consideration, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele (APC – Ekiti Central), the bill proposes amendments to Sections 2,14,48,49 … Continue reading Senate Amends Law For FCT Customary Courts To Undertake Criminal Trials

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Poverty: Senate Urges FG To Prioritize Resources For Human Capital Development

  The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, prioritize the allocation of resources for human capital development so as to mitigate against the impact of poverty in the country. The Senate made the call in resolutions reached sequel to the consideration of a motion on the urgent need … Continue reading Poverty: Senate Urges FG To Prioritize Resources For Human Capital Development

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Corruption: Lawan Seeks UN’s Assistance On Repatriation Of Looted Funds

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sought the assistance of the United Nations on the repatriation of looted funds back to Nigeria. Lawan made the appeal on Wednesday when the United Nations Country delegation paid a visit to his office at the National Assembly, Abuja. The Senate President, while responding to anti-graft concerns … Continue reading Corruption: Lawan Seeks UN’s Assistance On Repatriation Of Looted Funds

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Falling Oil Price: A Challenge For Nigeria To Look Inwards – Lawan

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday said the global falling price of crude oil should be a challenge for Nigeria to devise other means of growing the nation’s economy. Speaking to members of the Council For New Nigeria (CFNN) when they visited him in his office, Lawan said with appropriate policies and … Continue reading Falling Oil Price: A Challenge For Nigeria To Look Inwards – Lawan

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Up To 150 Million Americans Could Get Coronavirus – US Lawmaker

  The physician for the United States Congress expects between 70 to 150 million people in the country to eventually get infected with the novel coronavirus, a lawmaker said Thursday. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made the remarks during a hearing of the House of Representatives with members of the president’s coronavirus task force, confirming what was … Continue reading Up To 150 Million Americans Could Get Coronavirus – US Lawmaker

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Alleged N450m Fraud: Court Adjourns Belgore, Sulaiman’s Trial Till April 23

  Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned until April 23, 2020 for further hearing in the alleged N450m fraud charge involving Mohammed Dele Belgore, SAN, and a former Minister for National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman. The defendants are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, … Continue reading Alleged N450m Fraud: Court Adjourns Belgore, Sulaiman’s Trial Till April 23

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Brazil President Bolsonaro Undergoes Coronavirus Test – Son

  Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has undergone a test for the new coronavirus after a top aide contracted the disease following a trip on which both met with Donald Trump, his son said on Thursday. “President Bolsonaro has been tested for coronavirus and we are waiting for the results. However, he is not exhibiting any … Continue reading Brazil President Bolsonaro Undergoes Coronavirus Test – Son

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France To Close Schools Over Coronavirus

  President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday announced schools in France would close indefinitely from next week to curb the spread of the coronavirus, also urging people over 70 to stay at home. In an address to the nation on the fight against COVID-19 which has already killed 61 people and infected almost 2,900 in France, … Continue reading France To Close Schools Over Coronavirus

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Governor Sule Visits Deposed Emir Sanusi In Nasarawa

  Nasarawa state Governor Abdullahi Sule Thursday evening visited the deposed Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II in Awe local government area of the state. The Governor and his entourage were received by the Emir of Awe. Journalists were refrained from taking photographs or videos of the visit and the government has also declined any … Continue reading Governor Sule Visits Deposed Emir Sanusi In Nasarawa

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