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

ECONOMY

Covid-19: CBN Advocates Alternative Payment Methods_Ada Nkong

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt alternative payment methods such as electronic transfers and be wary of using ATMs or cash to stop the spread of Coronavirus. The CBN Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okoroafor, gave the advice in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria… Continue reading Covid-19: CBN Advocates Alternative Payment Methods_Ada Nkong

Governance · POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

Biden on the move to capture Democratic ticket_Femi Ehiabhi

Joe Biden was quickly declared the winner in US Democrats nominating contests in Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho on Tuesday. And he looks poised to win Washington as well, giving him five out of the six states where the primary contest held. The victories have handed the former Vice President an unstoppable momentum toward winning… Continue reading Biden on the move to capture Democratic ticket_Femi Ehiabhi

OPINION

Dethroned Emir Sanusi: Matters Arising

For 48 hours, the former CBN Governor and dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido trended as development followed development. From reports saying he had accepted his fate as an act of God to fresh revelations that he would contest the issue in court. "Deposed Kano Emir Muhammad Sanusi II has vowed to challenge his dethronement… Continue reading Dethroned Emir Sanusi: Matters Arising

HUMAN INTEREST

Dethroned Emir Sanusi Airlifted to Unknown Destination_Ada Nkong

Reports reaching Newsannexonline say Dethroned Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi has left Loko residence, a town in Nasarawa to which he was banished . He was allegedly airlifted in a helicopter with no word about where he was being taken. It is speculated in some quarters that he was taken to Awe since Loko… Continue reading Dethroned Emir Sanusi Airlifted to Unknown Destination_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Pope Francis Tasks Priest to Help Coronavirus Victims_Ada Nkong

Pope Francis urged Catholic priests on Tuesday to “have the courage” to go out and help those sickened by the novel coronavirus, hours after Italy was placed on a nationwide lockdown. “Let us pray to the Lord also for our priests, that they may have the courage to go out and visit the sick… and… Continue reading Pope Francis Tasks Priest to Help Coronavirus Victims_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Covid-19: Italy Widens Restrictions_Ada Nkong

Italy has extended its emergency coronavirus measures, which include travel restrictions and a ban on public gatherings, to the entire country. On Monday, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte ordered people to stay home and seek permission for essential travel. He said the measures were designed to protect the most vulnerable. "There is no more time," he… Continue reading Covid-19: Italy Widens Restrictions_Ada Nkong