DISASTER

VP Osinbanjo’s Convoy in Accident, 1 Killed_Ada Nkong

The Vice-President , Prof Yemi Osinbajo 's convoy was reportedly involved in an accident om its way to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday. A source said one of the outriders in the convoy of the VP , Ali Gomina ,45,died in the accident. The vice-president was reportedly heading to the airport to catch… Continue reading VP Osinbanjo’s Convoy in Accident, 1 Killed_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Coronavirus: La Liga ,Eredivisie , Others Suspended_Erik Ogar

Spain's La Liga, the Dutch Eredivisie, Portugal's Primeira Liga and USA's Major League Soccer have been suspended over coronavirus concerns.There will be no action in the Spanish top flight for "at least the next two rounds of matches" as a result of the quarantine of the Real Madrid squad.Netherlands' top two leagues have also been… Continue reading Coronavirus: La Liga ,Eredivisie , Others Suspended_Erik Ogar

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