Judiciary

Abuja High Court Orders Release of Former Emir Sanusi From Detention_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday has granted an interim order for the release of the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi from detention. Justice Anwuli Chikere granted the order following an exparte motion filed on behalf of the deposed Emir by Mr Lateef Fagbemi SAN. The judge noted that the order for… Continue reading Abuja High Court Orders Release of Former Emir Sanusi From Detention_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Nigeria’s First Lady Calls for Review of Multiple Taxation on Private Hospitals_Ada Nkong

The First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari has advocated a review of multiple taxation levied to private hospitals and a lack of access to reasonable credit facilities. The wife of the President said this while receiving the Guild of Medical Directors when they paid her a courtesy call Thursday in Abuja. Saluting the courage of… Continue reading Nigeria’s First Lady Calls for Review of Multiple Taxation on Private Hospitals_Ada Nkong

BRUTALITY · HUMAN INTEREST

Facebook Post earns Liberian Journalist Arrest_Femi Ehiabhi

Liberian authorities should drop the police investigation into journalist Kaluba Akoi’s work and allow him to cover the news freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Thursday. The CPJ said on February 28, the police in Voinjama, the capital of northern Liberia’s Lofa County, summoned Mr Akoi, a reporter with the Kintoma Radio FM… Continue reading Facebook Post earns Liberian Journalist Arrest_Femi Ehiabhi

Aviation

FG Restates Commitment to Reopening Akanu Ibiam Airport Before Easter_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Aviation,Hadi Sirika, has reiterated FG commitment to the reopening of the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu which was closed down last August for rehabilitation work on schedule.Sirika said it will be reopened for use before Easter 2020. A statement by James Odaudu, Director Public affairs says the Minister gave the commitment after… Continue reading FG Restates Commitment to Reopening Akanu Ibiam Airport Before Easter_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Tunisia Announces 6 New Cases of Covid-19_Ada Nkong

In a news conference on Thursday evening Tunisia's health ministry announced six new cases of coronavirus - bringing the the total of confirmed cases in the country to 13. A mandatory self-quarantine period of two weeks has also been imposed for all travellers arriving from China, Iran and the worst-affected European countries. On arrival in… Continue reading Tunisia Announces 6 New Cases of Covid-19_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Kenya Confirms First Coronavirus Case_Ada Nkong

Kenya has confirmed that a woman who travelled into the country from the US has tested positive for coronavirus. Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said the patient arrived in the country on 5 March but was given a positive diagnosis on 12 March. She had travelled from the US via London and was confirmed positive by… Continue reading Kenya Confirms First Coronavirus Case_Ada Nkong

HEALTH · SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before resuming season_Erik Ogar

The NBA suspended its season so abruptly on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak that a long-term plan was not yet in place for potentially resuming play when it was safe. Now, the details of the plan being formed are beginning to trickle out. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appeared on "Inside the NBA" on Thursday… Continue reading Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before resuming season_Erik Ogar

HEALTH · LEGISLATURE · SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

Arsenal head coach tests positive to corona virus_Erik Ogar

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus and their Premier League match against Brighton on Saturday has been cancelled. Arteta will now self-isolate in line with government health guidelines and it is expected the first-team squad - along with coaching staff - will do the same. Arsenal's trip to Brighton has now… Continue reading Arsenal head coach tests positive to corona virus_Erik Ogar

Crime · HUMAN INTEREST

3 day old child sold for N300,000 in Akwa Ibom_Femi Ehiabhi

The police has alledged that a woman in Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria, has confessed to selling her own three-day-old baby for N300,000. The police in Akwa Ibom State said the woman, identified as Nse U. James, also confessed that she has been involved in child-trafficking for several years. The Commissioner of Police in Akwa… Continue reading 3 day old child sold for N300,000 in Akwa Ibom_Femi Ehiabhi