LEGISLATURE

Bill Seeking HND as Minimum Qualification for President, Governors Passes Second Reading_Ada Nkong

A constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma or its equivalent as the educational qualification required for anyone seeking to contest the office of the Nigerian President or state governors has passed second reading.The bill was sponsored by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party from Plateau State, Senator Isfifanus Gyang.It also seeks to… Continue reading Bill Seeking HND as Minimum Qualification for President, Governors Passes Second Reading_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Nigeria’s Prime Covid-19 Patient to be Discharged Soon_Ada Nkong

The prime Covid-19 patient in Nigeria will soon be discharged. Minister of health, Dr Osagie Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a conference with the diplomatic community on measures being taken by the Federal Government to tackle the spread of of the disease. The minister emphasised that there are only two confirmed cases… Continue reading Nigeria’s Prime Covid-19 Patient to be Discharged Soon_Ada Nkong

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFE STYLE

Tom Hanks And Wife Test Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Tom Hanks has announced he and wife Rita Wilson have been diagnosed with coronavirus.The 63-year-old Oscar-winning actor has been in Australia filming a forthcoming Elvis Presley biopic and said he started experiencing symptoms of the virus.Hanks said he felt like he had a cold, while Wilson, also 63, suffered from chills.They have both subsequently tested… Continue reading Tom Hanks And Wife Test Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

HUMAN INTEREST

Sanusi’s Family Visit Him in Exile_Ada Nkong

Deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, was visited yesterday at his new abode in Awe town in Nasarawa State by one of his wives.Reports say that the wife of the dethroned emir who arrived Awe at about 11.15 am was accompanied by three of the deposed emir’s children. She arrived in a white SUV… Continue reading Sanusi’s Family Visit Him in Exile_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Trump Suspends Travel From UK to US_Ada Nkong

US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping new travel restrictions on Europe in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus. But he said the "strong but necessary" restrictions would not apply to the UK, which has 460 cases of the virus. A presidential proclamation issued later specified that only travellers from the 26… Continue reading Trump Suspends Travel From UK to US_Ada Nkong

LEGISLATURE

Senate Moves to Ban Importation of Generating Sets_Ada Nkong

In a bid to curb environmental pollution, the senate has initiated proceedings to ban importation and use of generating sets (generators) in the Country as well as jail anyone selling/buying generator for a period of ten years respectively.The Generating Set( Prohibition/ Ban) Bill, 2020( SB.366 had first reading at Plenary Wednesday in the Senate. The… Continue reading Senate Moves to Ban Importation of Generating Sets_Ada Nkong

Transportation

Jamoh Resumes at NIMASA_Ada Nkong

The newly appointed Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Yusuf Jamoh, has resumed duty as the 6th DG of the maritime regulatory Agency since the merger of National Maritime Authority with Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council to form NIMASA. Jamoh took over from Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside whose four-year term… Continue reading Jamoh Resumes at NIMASA_Ada Nkong

INFRASTUCTURE · Transportation

Failed portion of Eko Bridged Closed-LASG_Ada Nkong

LASG has announced alternative routes for motorists as the Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Adedamola Kuti confirmed the closure of a section of Eko Bridge to enable rehabilitation works on worn-out bearings noticed between Alaka and Costain portion inwards Apongbon The Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure Engr. Aramide Adeyoye, issued a… Continue reading Failed portion of Eko Bridged Closed-LASG_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

UK Health Minister Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

Health minister and Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has been diagnosed with coronavirus.Ms Dorries, the first MP to test positive, said she had taken all the advised precautions after finding out and has been self-isolating at home.This comes as a sixth person died from the virus in the UK, which has a total of 382 cases.The… Continue reading UK Health Minister Positive for Coronavirus_Ada Nkong