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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the claims by a former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell that the 2011 presidential election he won was rigged. Jonathan’s media spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, in a statement said that Jonathan won the election in a credible, transparent, free and fair electoral process. Eze said the 2011 […]

Six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Osun State, Nigeria. As at 11:00 am 3rd April there are 190 confirmed cases of reported in Nigeria. There are 190 confirmed cases 20 discharged 2 deaths For a breakdown of cases by states- Currently; Lagos- 98 FCT- 38 Osun- 20 Oyo- 8 Akwa Ibom- 5 […]

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately direct Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), to reopen all refineries in the country, as a way of sustaining the economy at this critical period of global meltdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Chairman Delta state chapter of the body, […]

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that corpses of persons, who die of Coronavirus in the country can’t be claimed by their families for burial. According to Mohammed, such bodies would be contagious and therefore must be handled by ministry of health officials. Speaking in Abuja today, the minister who noted that […]

Anambra state Governor Willie Obiano says the state government is set to distribute no fewer than three million face mask. In a special broadcast yesterday, the governor stated that alongsie massive mask distribution, 63 markets will be fumigated. According to Obiano,althoug there isnt any confirmed case in the state, the gesture is aimed at minimizing […]

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has unveiled plans to deliver a weekly supply of 1,000 bottles of sanitisers as well as other safety and protective kits to the 120 depots and 300 stopovers for tanker drivers in the country. The President, NUPENG Williams Akporeha, stated this while flagging off the distribution […]

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, said it donated three ventilators as its support for the federal government to fight coronavirus in the country. The board said while two ventilators were donated to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada the other one was donated to the principal hospital in the Board’s host community, […]

Mauritania has declared its first fatality from coronavirus, adding to the growing death toll on the African continent. Reports gathered that The victim is a 48-year-old French-Mauritanian dual national who tested positive for the virus after she died. The woman had been quarantined alongside 16 other French nationals who landed in the West African state […]

Amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has warned government and emergency officials not to divert funds or engage in sharp practices. The Spokesperson for the ICPC, Rasheedat Okoduwa, said in a statement that public officials should also practice “social distancing from corruption” or face the consequences. The […]

Residents of Rivers State especially persons living close to Mbiama, a border community between the state and Bayelsa, have begged Governor Nyesom Wike to review his total ban on markets across the state. The residents said unless the governor allowed the selling of food items in the markets, they would die of ‘hunger virus’ even […]

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