APC Reacts To Atiku’s Suggestions On Economic Diversification

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to suggestions by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar to the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration on the need to diversify Nigeria's economy.

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Buhari Appoints Muhammed As NEMA DG

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Air Vice-Marshal Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed as the New Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria (NEMA). The appointment was announced in a statement Willie Bassey, the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in a statement … Continue reading Buhari Appoints Muhammed As NEMA DG

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Warren Buffet’s Company Loses $50bn In Q1 Amid Pandemic

  Hard-hit by the market rout surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of Warren Buffett, has reported first-quarter net losses of nearly $50 billion, it reported Saturday. The company, based in Omaha, Nebraska, called the setback “temporary” but said it could not reliably predict when its many businesses would return to normal … Continue reading Warren Buffet’s Company Loses $50bn In Q1 Amid Pandemic

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COVID-19: Kaduna Approves Daily Incentives, N5m Life Insurance For Health Workers

The Kaduna State Government has announced that it will pay daily incentives to frontline health workers and also provide them with additional insurance coverage for death and disability,

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Emir Of Rano Dies

  The Emir of the Rano Emirate in Kano State, Tafida Abubakar-Ila, has died. He died at a hospital in Kano on Saturday, almost one year after the Kano State Government created four new Emirate Councils and made him a first-class emir in Rano. A member of the House of Representatives and Turakin Rano, Alhassan … Continue reading Emir Of Rano Dies

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Kaduna Records First COVID-19 Death, Awaits Test Results For More Almajiri Children From Kano

    Kaduna state has recorded its first death from COVID-19 pandemic out of the 35 cases recorded in the state so far. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Amina Baloni, said in a statement on Saturday that the deceased male patient was one of the three COVID-19 cases that were confirmed in the state … Continue reading Kaduna Records First COVID-19 Death, Awaits Test Results For More Almajiri Children From Kano

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France Extends COVID-19 Emergency Until July 24

  France will extend a health emergency imposed to fight the new coronavirus for another two months until July 24, Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Saturday. A draft law says a lifting this month of the emergency, which began on March 24, would be premature and carry the risk of an intensifying outbreak. “We … Continue reading France Extends COVID-19 Emergency Until July 24

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We Are Set To Increase Our Health Budget To About 18% – Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state is making plans to increase its budget for health from the current 12% to about 18 to 20 per cent.

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UK PM Boris Johnson And Carrie Symonds Name Son Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas

    Boris Johnson’s fiancee, Carrie Symonds, on Saturday said they had named their newborn son after their grandfathers and the hospital doctors who treated the British prime minister for COVID-19. Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson was born on Wednesday, just days after his father returned to work following several weeks recuperating from the virus and … Continue reading UK PM Boris Johnson And Carrie Symonds Name Son Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas

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South Africa To Replace SAA With ‘New National Carrier’

  South Africa’s cash-strapped national carrier will be replaced by a new airline after years of mismanagement and debt, the government said Friday, as plans for its rescue have been marred by the coronavirus outbreak. South African Airways (SAA) was placed under a state-approved turnaround plan in December as a last-ditch resort to save the … Continue reading South Africa To Replace SAA With ‘New National Carrier’

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