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

AWARDS

Nigerians in Saudi Arabia Honor Abike Dabiri-Erewa_Ada Nkong

The need to do more for Nigerians in Diaspora has been reemphasized. The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa made this call while receiving an award form Nigerians in Saudi Arabia.A statement by Abdur- Rahman Balogun,Head of Media Unit, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) stated that the award was received on behalf of Hon.… Continue reading Nigerians in Saudi Arabia Honor Abike Dabiri-Erewa_Ada Nkong

Governance · POLITICS · RELIGION

We have accepted whatever Allah decides-Deposed Emir_Femi Ehiabhi

The deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi has reacted to his removal from throne on Monday. Mr Sanusi was removed following a resolution of the Kano State Executive Council on March 9, on allegations of insurbodination. In a video message, which lasted over four minutes, Mr Sanusi accepted his dethronement as an act of destiny. “With almost… Continue reading We have accepted whatever Allah decides-Deposed Emir_Femi Ehiabhi

Governance · POLITICS

NEW EMIR OF KANO: Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero_Femi Ehiabhi

With the dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, by the Kano State Government on Monday, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero was announced as the new Emir of the ancient city. Not many people know who Bayero is. The new Emir was born in 1961 and he is the 15th Emir of Kano from… Continue reading NEW EMIR OF KANO: Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero_Femi Ehiabhi

INSURGENCY · Security

BANDITARY: Unrepentant Bandits Excesses Untackled_Femi Ehiabhi

A volunteer security outfit in Zamfara known as ‘Yansakai’ has urged the state government and security agencies to tackle the excesses of unrepentant bandits in the state. The group which is supporting security agencies to address banditry in the state said its members were under constant threats and attacks from bandits. Alhaji Sani Babban-Doka, Secretary… Continue reading BANDITARY: Unrepentant Bandits Excesses Untackled_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

COVID-19: New study says it take 5 days for symptoms to show_Femi Ehiabhi

It takes about five days for COVID-19 symptoms to show after contracting the virus.The vast majority of those infected will develop symptoms within 12 days.That’s in line with current CDC recommendations that call for patients to remain in quarantine or self-isolation for 14 days after potential exposure. It takes an average of about five days… Continue reading COVID-19: New study says it take 5 days for symptoms to show_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS

Ganduje Appoints New Emir_Ada Nkong

The Kano State Government has announced the appointment of Aminu Bayero as the new Emir of Kano to replace Sanusi Muhammadu. Mr Bayero, son of late Emir Ado Bayero, was until his appointment the emir of Bichi, one of the controversial new Emirates created by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. This comes few hours after the dethronement… Continue reading Ganduje Appoints New Emir_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Coronavirus: BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament Cancelled_Erik Ogar

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to spread across the globe and is increasingly impacting the world of sports. So far we've seen soccer games in Italy played behind closed doors, the NBA inform teams they should stop post-game handshakes and the NHL ban media from team dressing rooms. In the latest development, an… Continue reading Coronavirus: BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament Cancelled_Erik Ogar