Sallah: Lockdown won’t go longer than necessary – Buhari

Sallah: Lockdown won’t go longer than necessary – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has assured Nigerians that lockdown won’t go longer than necessary,measures put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus would not remain longer than necessary. He said this in a statement containing his message to Muslims on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr. The statement issued on Saturday was signed by the President’s…

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Atiku Abubakar charges govt at all levels to prioritize welfare

Atiku Abubakar charges govt at all levels to prioritize welfare

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Saturday advised governments at all levels to make the welfare of the people a priority in planning for the post- coronavirus era. Abubakar, who gave the advice in his Sallah message in Abuja, urged the people in leadership positions all over the world to learn from countless examples of how Prophet Muhammed (SAW) and his immediate…

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Former Spurs manager, Pochettino seeks premier league return

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino says a return to the Premier League is his “priority”, stating his eagerness to manage again six months after being sacked by Tottenham. The 48-year-old transformed Spurs’ fortunes during his five-and-a-half-year reign but failed to win a trophy and was sacked less than a year after leading them to the Champions League final. READ…

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Kaduna kidnap suspect: I arranged my brother’s killing.

Kaduna kidnap suspect: I arranged my brother’s killing.

Kidnap suspect: If someone had told Kadade Abdullahi that his blood brother would be the mastermind of his death in kaduna he wouldn’t believe. But that was exactly what happened to him around 11.30pm on March 21 when his younger brother, Ibrahim, hired some assassins to murder him. According to Ibrahim, who is currently cooling off his heels in police…

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Breaking: Zamfara construction of 423 classrooms.

Breaking: Zamfara constructs 423 classrooms.

…set to revitalize Basic Education. The Zamfara state Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has  approved contract for the construction of 423 classrooms in the state. The governor made this known during the presentation of certificates for the project to the benefiting home based contractors which held at his private residence in Gusau. Read also: 10 Health Benefits of Moringa, it’s leaves…

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Covid-19: Kaduna health workers commence strike action

Covid-19: Kaduna health workers commence strike action

Health workers in Kaduna state have commenced 7- days warning strike over issues that were yet to be resolved between them and the Kaduna State Government. This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the joint meeting of Kaduna State Health Workers Unions and Associations. The communiqué issued to journalists on Saturday was signed by Dr Danjuma…

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Air Force men allegedly assault Rivers doctor on way to work

Air Force men allegedly assault Rivers doctor on way to work

Some officers of the Nigerian Air Force have allegedly assaulted a medical doctor on her way to resume duty at a hospital in Rivers State. The incident was said to have happened on May 18 along Ohiamini-Psychiatric Road, off Rumuola, Port Harcourt, the state capital, about 5pm. The victim, Dr Otoide AO, said she was going to cover a night…

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Eid-el-Fitri: Enforcement of restrictions still in place —IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians of robust security during the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations, noting that proactive measures had been put in place nationwide. He enjoined the citizens to observe the Eid celebrations bearing in mind the unusual times occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic while stating that the Force would continue to enforce the restriction…

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Buhari appoints Godswill Obioma as new NECO registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Godswill Obioma as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, NECO. According to reports, the Ebonyi state Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Gods will Obioma, was named the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, NECO by President Buhari…

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Guinean Mory Kante, part of 1980s African wave dies at 70

Guinean singer Mory Kante, part of 1980s African wave dies at 70

Guinean singer, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, died on Friday in the capital Conakry, his son Balla Kante told AFP. Mory Kanté was born of  Guinean descent, into one of Guinea’s best known families of griots(hereditary) musicians. After being brought up in the griot tradition in Guinea, he was sent to Mali at the…

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