Politics

Oyo state governor tests negative for Coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has tested negative for the Coronavirus. This is coming six days after the governor tested positive for the COVID-19 and was in self-isolation. The governor had on March 30th, announced via social media that he had tested positive for the virus, stating that though he is asymptomatic, he will …

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COVID-19: Lawan faults Buhari’s N20,000 hand out

COVID-19: Lawan faults Buhari’s N20,000 hand out President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has faulted the N20,000 hand out being given to less privileged Nigerians to mitigate the hardship of the lockdown, occasioned by the pandemic COVID-19. Senator Lawan expressed his reservations at a meeting between the leadership of the National Assembly and Minister of …

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House of Representatives seeks for 2 months free power supply

Members of the House of Representatives are set to consider a fresh Stimulus Bill that will ensure that Nigerians get free electricity supply for two months to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Speaker of the House of Reps, Femi Gbajabiamila, in a statement issued on Saturday, noted that the proposed Bill will …

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FG seeks for NASS approval for 500 billion Covid-19 intervention fund

COVID-19: FG Seeks NASS Approval For N500bn Intervention Fund The Federal Government has sought the approval of the National Assembly for an intervention fund to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed met with NASS leadership on Saturday over an Executive proposal to establish a N500 …

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Nigerian army announces new posting of personnels

In the rekindle spirit of professionalism, the Nigerian Army has released the postings and appointments of some affected senior officers. The posting which was approved by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen TY Buratai is a routine/normal exercise intended to reinvigorate the system for greater professional effectiveness and efficiency. The major highlight of …

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Governor Abiodun dragged to court by 75 demoted traditional rulers

THE 75 Coronet monarchs demoted by Ogun State Government have dragged Governor Dapo Abiodun to court for reversal of their downgrading. In the suit, which joined the Commissioner for Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs; House of Assembly and the State Attorney General as Defendants, the aggrieved …

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Breaking: El-rufai tests positive for coronavirus

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has contracted COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. El-rufai announced his status via a video he uploaded on his social media handles on Saturday. His result makes him the second governor to test positive for the virus in Nigeria, after Bala Mohammed, his Bauchi counterpart. El-Rufai said he took the test …

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Nigerian senators in fears over 35 of its members coronavirus status

  Fear heightened on Monday over the fate of about 35 senators who have not complied with the measures to determine their Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) status. The senators last week returned from a trip to the United Kingdom (UK), where they attended a Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) seminar in London. It was learnt that …

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