Osinbajo: Fighting Corruption Will Get More Difficult In Nigeria

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has spoken of why the fight against corruption in the country may continue to get difficult on a daily basis. By Adejumo kabir Mr Osinbajo spoke on Tuesday at the 20th-anniversary regional webinar organised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other offences Commission (ICPC). His speech was titled, “Combating corruption and illicit financial flows: New measures and strategies.” and was … Continue reading Osinbajo: Fighting Corruption Will Get More Difficult In Nigeria

Keyamo, Lawmakers Clash; Election Campaign Councils Named; And Other Political Stories Of Last Week

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) under the supervision of the minister of state, labour and employment on Monday constituted and inaugurated a committee to supervise the planned employment of 774,000 Nigerians. Unsatisfied with the modalities used in setting up the committees, the National Assembly joint committee on labour and employment invited the management of NDE and the minister. By Nasir Ayitogo What seemed like … Continue reading Keyamo, Lawmakers Clash; Election Campaign Councils Named; And Other Political Stories Of Last Week

Malami Under Attack Over Call for Magu’s Sack

The scathing remarks made by Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami on the acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has drawn the ire a pro-North organisation –  Kanuri Collective Agenda (KCA). June 22, 2020 Agency Reporter Malami reportedly urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Magu for alleged infractions, including recovered loot mishandling, insurbordination … Continue reading Malami Under Attack Over Call for Magu’s Sack

Domestic flight to resume soon, resumption date announced

June 1, 2020 Ayodeji Adegboyega Nigeria, on Monday, announced that domestic flights would resume at all airports by Sunday, June 21. To curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the federal government had suspended domestic flights in the country since March. During the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Monday, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the resumption of flights will be purely … Continue reading Domestic flight to resume soon, resumption date announced

COVID-19: Ventilator fabricated by Nigerian Air Force ready for use – Official

May 26, 2020 Abdulkareem Haruna The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, Monday announced in Maiduguri that ventilators locally fabricated by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) scientists are now ready for the treatment of COVID-19 and other respiratory-related diseases. Mr Abubakar, an air marshal, said the ventilators were jointly fabricated by the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and NAF. He made this announcement while hosting a Sallah luncheon … Continue reading COVID-19: Ventilator fabricated by Nigerian Air Force ready for use – Official

COVID-19: Osinbajo constitutes committee on reopening of economy

May 22, 2020 Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday constituted a committee on the reopening of the economy. This was one of the resolves after chairing a virtual National Economic Council (NEC) meeting on Thursday, May 21, the first since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement by Mr. Laolu Akande, the VP’s spokesperson, Osinbajo noted that members of the NEC reached … Continue reading COVID-19: Osinbajo constitutes committee on reopening of economy

COVID-19: Amid rising cases, Nigeria considers discharging yet-to-recover patients

May 22, 2020 By Nike Adebowale The Nigerian government has said it may consider discharging COVID-19 patients earlier than their required treatment and isolation period, even though they are still positive. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known at the daily Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Thursday. Mr Ihekweazu said new evidence shows that it is safe … Continue reading COVID-19: Amid rising cases, Nigeria considers discharging yet-to-recover patients

BREAKING: Yobe State loses longest-serving chief judge

• (Tribune) – May 19, 2020. Yobe State loses longest-serving chief judge | O’Central MEDIA NEWS. Yobe State again has been plunged into a state of mourning as its Chief Judge, Garba Nabaruma, died Tuesday morning after a protracted illness. The Yobe State chief judge, Nigerian Tribune learnt, had been sick for some time before being rushed to the National Hospital, Abuja for advanced treatment. … Continue reading BREAKING: Yobe State loses longest-serving chief judge

Popular pastor who laid hand on Coronavirus patients dies of the virus

• (Daily News) – Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Popular pastor who laid hand on Coronavirus patients dies of the virus | O’Central MEDIA NEWS. A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor, who laid hand on Coronavirus patients to recover from the virus has died of the pandemic. Fear has now gripped large number of his followers following his death. He had prayed for hundreds of his … Continue reading Popular pastor who laid hand on Coronavirus patients dies of the virus

Osun N’Assembly members clash over LG parliamentary system | O’Central MEDIA NEWS.

‌• By Sunday Aborisade, Abuja (for PUNCH) A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Oluwole Oke, had on Sunday described the system as unconstitutional. Oke, who represents Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency, in a statement issued in Abuja, said the parliamentary system in Osun LGs was an aberration, which should be dispensed without further delay. The lawmaker enjoined the Osun State House of Assembly, in conjunction … Continue reading Osun N’Assembly members clash over LG parliamentary system | O’Central MEDIA NEWS.