WORLD NEWS

Breaking News: Donald Trump Impeached _Ada Nkong

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for "incitement of insurrection" at last week's Capitol riot. Ten Republicans sided with Democrats to impeach the president by 232-197. He is the first president in US history to be impeached twice, or charged with crimes by Congress. Mr Trump, a Republican, will now face… Continue reading Breaking News: Donald Trump Impeached _Ada Nkong

HEALTH

British Strain of Coronavirus Now in 50 Countries-WHO. _Ada Nkong

The coronavirus mutation first found in Britain has now spread to 50 territories, according to the World Health Organization, while a similar South African-identified strain has now been found in 20. The UN body also noted a third new coronavirus “variant of concern” found in Japan may impact upon immune response and needs further investigation.… Continue reading British Strain of Coronavirus Now in 50 Countries-WHO. _Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

FG Shifts School Resumption Indefinitely_Ada Nkong

The federal government has postponed resumption of schools indefinitely. Our source says the Minister of education has sent a seminar to principals of schools to that effect. The circular cited the rising cases of Covid-19 as the basis for the shift. Details later...

HEALTH

Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Laments High Number of Neonatal Tetanus Cases_Ada Nkong

Medical Women's Association of Nigeria (MWAN) has raised alarm over the relatively high number of cases of Neonatal Tetanus reported in a health facility in Zamfara State in the year 2020 - a total of 12 cases in the space of 8 months. National President of the Association, Dr. Minnie Oseji made this known to… Continue reading Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Laments High Number of Neonatal Tetanus Cases_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Breaking: Trump Impeachment Article Formally Introduced to Congress_Ada Nkong

A resolution to impeach Trump for his role in last week's violence was formally introduced by Democrats during the brief pro forma session that took place this morning. The document accuses Trump of "incitement of insurrection," and claims that Trump actively encouraged violence at the US Capitol. The article points to several false claims Trump… Continue reading Breaking: Trump Impeachment Article Formally Introduced to Congress_Ada Nkong

Transportation

FG Signs MOU For US$ 1.959 Billion Kano- Maradi Rail Project_Ada Nkong

In furtherance of its objective  of linking the entire country by rail,the Federal Government has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Mota- Engil Group for the construction of US$1.959 billion Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines.The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi  signed on behalf of the Federal Government while the Managing Director, Mota-… Continue reading FG Signs MOU For US$ 1.959 Billion Kano- Maradi Rail Project_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Paramedics We Need You! _Dr Biodun Ogungbo MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MScMBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

Paramedics are trained healthcare professionals whose primary role is to provide advanced emergency medical care for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. They are often the first on the scene of an emergency with the required training and expertise to help prevent disability and death. They can drive ambulances but not… Continue reading Paramedics We Need You! _Dr Biodun Ogungbo MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MScMBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

DISASTER

Fire Guts Buildings at Immigration Headquarters_Ada Nkong

Reports say there was a fire at the immigration services headquarters in Abuja early Sunday morning. Vital documents were reportedly destroyed by the fire. Though the cause of the fire is yet to be revealed by the NIS, it was successfully put out by the fire service according to reports on NIS official twitter handle… Continue reading Fire Guts Buildings at Immigration Headquarters_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Families and Friends of Indonesia Plane Crash Passengers Hopeful as Flight Recorders Found_Ada Nkong

Families and friends of the passengers on Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182 which crashed into the Java Sea soon after takeoff on Saturday have spoken about the deadly incident, saying they still have hope despite the plane’s flight recorders, which record cockpit voice and flight data, being located. Five members of Yudi Qurdani’s family were… Continue reading Families and Friends of Indonesia Plane Crash Passengers Hopeful as Flight Recorders Found_Ada Nkong