HUMAN INTEREST

Traffic Gridlock on Nyanya- Keffi Express Steals Man hours_Ada Nkong

For residents of the satellite towns on the Keffi Axis bordering the FCT, the only way to access the FCT where most of them work and transact business is through the Nyanya-Keffi express. The road has been bedevilled by gridlock for as long as anyone can remember. This is not unconnected to the high cost… Continue reading Traffic Gridlock on Nyanya- Keffi Express Steals Man hours_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY · Governance · POLITICS

We will bridge infrastructural gap with $22.7bn loan-BMO_Femi Ehiabhi

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), on Sunday, lectured Nigerians on the $22.7bn loan approved by the Senate. According to the group, the approved loan will bridge the country’s infrastructure gap and launch it into the league of nations with top-class infrastructure in the shortest possible time. In a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju… Continue reading We will bridge infrastructural gap with $22.7bn loan-BMO_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS

Covid-19:WHO Commends Nigeria’s Handling

The Director-General of the United Nations health agency, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, has recognised Nigeria's effort to stop Coronavirus in a tweet on Saturday. He also thanked the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) for its efforts since the index case of the virus. Ghebreyesus said Nigeria was swift and transparent in the way it shared… Continue reading Covid-19:WHO Commends Nigeria’s Handling

BANKING · ECONOMY · WORLD NEWS

India’s Yes Bank experience run by depositors_Femi Ehiabhi

Rana Kapoor, founder of India’s Yes Bank was arrested Sunday on allegations of money laundering. His bank has been experiencing a run by depositors, amid efforts by India’s Central Bank to formulate a rescue plan for the country’s fourth-largest private lender. In a late-night move Friday, the Central Bank seized control and imposed withdrawal limits… Continue reading India’s Yes Bank experience run by depositors_Femi Ehiabhi

OPINION

IWD 2020: Good Wife Vs Good Woman?_Ada Nkong

Women have been urged to excel in all that they do as this will help the cause for gender parity.Speaking on the sidelines if a roundtable organized by the Development bank of Nigeria to mark the International women's day, Mrs Jane Unah ,a banker stressed the need for an all round self improvement in women."If… Continue reading IWD 2020: Good Wife Vs Good Woman?_Ada Nkong

DISASTER

Hotel Used to Quarantine Covid-19 Suspects Collapse: 30 Still Trapped_Ada Nkong

About 30 people remained trapped early on Sunday after a five-storey hotel being used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, state media said.About four hours after the collapse, the Quanzhou municipality said 38 of the 70 or so people who had been in the Quanzhou Xinjia Hotel had been… Continue reading Hotel Used to Quarantine Covid-19 Suspects Collapse: 30 Still Trapped_Ada Nkong

Security

Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa Forest_Ada Nkong

The Nigerian Air Force says it has destroyed Boko Haram’s camp at Alafa ‘C’ in Sambisa Forest, Borno State in an air strike.A statement issued on Friday by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, says the action followed sustained onslaught by the Operation Decisive Edge of the Force against the… Continue reading Air Force Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa Forest_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Facebook Shuts Down London Office as Employee Test Positive _Ada Nkong

Facebook has shut its London office after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. The premises have been closed immediately and its facilities will be deep cleaned, it said. The closure comes after an employee from Facebook's Singapore office, who has been diagnosed with coronavirus, visited the company's London premises.That person was last in a London… Continue reading Facebook Shuts Down London Office as Employee Test Positive _Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Lagos State Covid-19 Suspected Cases Test Negative_Ada Nkong

All the three suspected cases of coronavirus have been discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital in the Yaba area of Lagos state says Lagos State Commissioner of health..Akin Abayomi, commissioner of health in Lagos, took to his Twitter handle on Friday evening to disclose this..He tweeted ,“All the three #COVID19 suspected cases; travellers from France,… Continue reading Lagos State Covid-19 Suspected Cases Test Negative_Ada Nkong