Category Archives: Breaking

Presidency Says The Increment Of Food Items Is Gradually Reducing

The Presidency has said the prices of food items in the country are dropping contrary to public opinions. According to him, it is as a result of the agricultural reforms of the Buhari-led administration. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, disclosed this while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Friday. Shehu…

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COVID-19: Delta Grants Reopening Of Cinema Houses, Hotels & Others

On Thursday September 10, the Delta State Government further relaxed the COVID-19 directives put in place to curb the spread of the ravaging virus. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made this known in in Asaba where he stated that cinemas, hotels, eateries, and others have been allowed to operate but should observe the COVID-19 protocols. He reportedly said, “We have…

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Kaduna State House Of Assembly Passes Bill Prescribing Castration For Rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly on Thursday, September 10 a bill that recommends total castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state. The Assembly reportedly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers. The assembly announced the approval…

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Buhari Says Food, Fertilizer Importers Should Not Be Given Central Banks’ Forex

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his administration will not allow people importing food or fertilizer into the country to be given foreign exchange from the Central Bank. Since his re-election, the President has been very keen on reviving the agriculture sector in order to meet local food demand; and diversify an economy that has been…

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Update: National Association Of Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The nationwide industrial action taken by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) last week has been suspended, Channels TV reports. Dr Aliyu Sokomba, President of NARD disclosed to the update to the TV station  on Thursday evening noting that the union will review the progress made in talks with the Federal Government in two weeks.…

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Nigeria’s Recovery Toll Push Towards 44,000 As NCDC Reports 197 New Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 197 fresh COVID-19 cases even as the total number of recoveries near 44,000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest updates on Thursday stating that the new infections were reported in twelve states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Plateau State which has now become the pandemic epicentre in the country had the…

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Lagos Tertiary Institutions To Resume September 14 For Only Final-Year Students

The Lagos State Government has revealed that final-year students will resume tertiary institutions across the state before students on other levels as schools prepare to reopen next Monday September 14. Tokunbo Wahab, Special Adviser on Education to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known on Thursday September 10 while speaking to Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. Schools in the country had…

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Nigeria’s Ukonwa Ojo Appointed As Chief Marketing Officer For Amazon’s Prime Video

On today’s episode of Nigerians doing extraordinary and remarkable things abroad, US-based marketing veteran Ukonwa Ojo has been installed as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Amazon’s Prime Video and Amazon Studios. According to Deadline, Ojo will be joining the e-commerce giant’s entertainment division and taking over the role from Andy Donkin. She’ll be responsible for leading global brand and originals marketing. Back in 2019, she moved…

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Resident Doctors Reach Agreement With FG, May Suspend Strike Today

Few days after the National Association of Resident Doctors embarked on an indefinite strike, the association has revealed that it may call off the action on Thursday, following an understanding reached with the Federal Government. According to Punch, NARD was expected to consult with its Executive Council with a view to calling off the strike within…

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