El-Rufai Meets With Security Heads, Others Over Killings In Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has held an emergency security meeting with heads of security agencies over renewed attacks in some parts of the state. The meeting held on Friday at the Government House in Kaduna, two days after over 20 people were killed in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. After about four

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Kwara Gov Sacks Driver, Queries COVID-19 Team Over Mishandling Of Case

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has directed the sack of a government driver in charge of a COVID-19 response team ambulance. The driver in a video which has gone viral on social media is seen evacuating a suspected COVID-19 patient in an unprofessional manner with the help of members of the public. He was reported

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Atiku Faults Budget Review, Seeks Boost In Health, Other Sectors

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has faulted the review of the 2020 budget by the Federal Government. In a statement on Thursday, he noted that the government slashed the budget by 0.6 per cent, representing a reduction of N71 billion. Atiku decried the inability of the nation to expand its revenue base through the non-oil

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Gambari’s Appointment Is Well-Deserved, Says Oyetola

The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has congratulated Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari on his appointment as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor in a statement on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, described the appointment as deserving and well-thought-out. Governor Oyetola hailed President Buhari for making a ‘great choice’

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Jigawa Records 51 New COVID-19 Cases, One Fatality

Jigawa has recorded 51 new cases of COVID-19 and one fatality. The latest information brings the total number of confirmed cases in Jigawa to 169, and three deaths recorded so far. The Commissioner of Health, Dr Abba Zakari confirmed this to Channels Television, at the NYSC orientation camp in Kiyawa. According to him, 31 of

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Oyo State Commissioner For Environment, Kehinde Ayoola Is Dead

The Oyo State government has announced the death of its Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Honourable Kehinde Ayoola. The announcement was made in a statement signed on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Seyi Makinde. Ayoola, according to the statement drove himself to Frontida Critical Care Hospital, Iyaganku, Ibadan, two

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Gambari’s Appointment, A Befitting Development Rooted In Dedication – Kwara Governor

The Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of his new Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari. Governor AbdulRazaq described Prof. Gambari’s appointment as a befitting development rooted in dedication, loyalty, and history. In a statement signed by his spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor said, “The appointment is clearly

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Nigerian Officials Signing Loan Documents Written In Chinese Language, Lawmaker Claims

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Ben Ibakpa has claimed some Nigerian officials signed loan documents from China written in the Chinese language. Mr Ibakpa said this on Thursday when he appeared on Channels Television’s breakfast show, Sunrise Daily, claiming that the National Assembly is not carried along when the country takes loans

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Test Results Of Dubai, UK, US Returnees Will Not Be Shared With Public – NCDC

The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday said the agency does not share test results of individuals publicly and the test results of Nigerians evacuated from Dubai, UAE; the United Kingdom and the United States is not an exemption. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who was responding to questions during the Presidential Task

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