Rainstorm Wreaks Havoc In Borno IDP Camp

  A rainstorm has blown off temporary shelters of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in a host community-based camp in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The camp located at Low-cost B Shagari Housing Estate is home to 40 households ejected from a private property last year. The temporary shelter was provided by the Redeemed Christian … Continue reading Rainstorm Wreaks Havoc In Borno IDP Camp

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Seek Sound Legal Advice On Disease Bill, Falana Tells NASS

    A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has condemned the National Health Emergency Bill before lawmakers in the Senate. He faulted the bill on Monday during a special programme ‘A Citizen’s Town Hall’ on Channels Television. The human rights lawyer described the bill as unnecessary and asked members of the National Assembly … Continue reading Seek Sound Legal Advice On Disease Bill, Falana Tells NASS

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Rockets Hit Baghdad Airport Close To US Troops

  The Iraqi army said Monday a rocket had struck within the grounds of Baghdad airport, where US forces are deployed, in another attack against American interests in Iraq. While a wave of similar attacks that began in October has since eased, the latest strike came three days ahead of US-Iraqi talks as part of … Continue reading Rockets Hit Baghdad Airport Close To US Troops

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Bail Set At $1 Million For Policeman Charged With Floyd Murder

  Bail was set at $1 million on Monday for the Minneapolis police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd as mourners paid their respects in his hometown of Houston to the African-American man whose death has sparked massive protests for racial justice across the United States and beyond. In Washington, Democratic lawmakers knelt … Continue reading Bail Set At $1 Million For Policeman Charged With Floyd Murder

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Governor Sule Relieves SSG Of Appointment Over Alleged Fund Misappropriation

    Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has relieved Mr Ahmed Tijjani of his appointment as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The Permanent Secretary of the Government House Administration, Hamza Gayam, announced this in a statement on Monday. According to the statement, Governor Sule asked Tijjani to hand over all the government properties … Continue reading Governor Sule Relieves SSG Of Appointment Over Alleged Fund Misappropriation

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No Going Back On Health Emergency Bill – Senator Utazi

  The Senator representing Enugu North Senatorial District, Senator Chukwuka Utazi, says there is no going back on the Health Emergency Bill in the Senate. Utazi disclosed this on Monday during an interview on the Control of Infectious Disease Bill Townhall which aired on Channels Television. “I want to say that there is no going … Continue reading No Going Back On Health Emergency Bill – Senator Utazi

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Alleged Land Scam: Court Dismisses Sanusi’s Request To Stop Probe

    The Federal High Court sitting in Kano has dismissed the application of deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, seeking to stop the State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission (PCACC) from investigating a petition against him over N2 billion alleged land scam. In his judgment on Monday, Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa held that the … Continue reading Alleged Land Scam: Court Dismisses Sanusi’s Request To Stop Probe

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APC Primaries Suit: Court Asks Parties To Maintain Status Quo 

  The Federal High court in Benin City has adjourned till Thursday the 11th of June for definite hearing in the suit seeking a restraining order against the All Progressives Congress (APC) from going ahead with its planned direct primaries for the Edo governorship election. The suit filed by a member of the APC, Kenneth … Continue reading APC Primaries Suit: Court Asks Parties To Maintain Status Quo 

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Next Pandemic Must Not Catch Us Unprepared – SGF

    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SFG), Mr Boss Mustapha, believes the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has offered Nigeria an opportunity to develop its internal capacity ahead of disease outbreak in the future. He stressed the need for the nation to look inward and plan ahead, saying the COVID-19 pandemic would not … Continue reading Next Pandemic Must Not Catch Us Unprepared – SGF

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George Floyd: Staff At US Embassy In Nigeria Join Protest For Justice

  The staff of the United States Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria, showed their support in the call for justice regarding the killing of African-American, George Floyd, by the police. In a photo posted by the Embassy on Monday staff could be seen going down on one knee, a gesture that shows support for the ‘Black … Continue reading George Floyd: Staff At US Embassy In Nigeria Join Protest For Justice

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