WORLD NEWS

Joe Biden Makes a Comeback_Ada Nkong

A reinvigorated Joe Biden has a nine state Super Tuesday victory haul, capped by topping Sen. Bernie Sanders for an upset victory in Texas after his comeback campaign transformed the Democratic presidential race. Just four days ago, the former vice president's White House hopes were fading fast. Now, he has hugely overperformed expectations on the most critical night of the… Continue reading Joe Biden Makes a Comeback_Ada Nkong

Security

Oyo Lawmakers Growl Amotekun Bill Into Law_Ada Nkong

The southwest has perfected its security plan to secure the lives and property of it's people with Lagos, Osun, Ogun, Ondo and Oyo States Houses of Assembly passing the South-west Security Network (Amotekun) Bill into law. Ekiti State House of Assembly was first to pass the security initiative bill into law while the Lagos State… Continue reading Oyo Lawmakers Growl Amotekun Bill Into Law_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Guild of Medical Directors Partners NCDC to Build Capacity against Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

In a bid to ensure safe healthcare practises in Nigeria among Private health care practitioners, the Guild of Medical Directors of Nigeria has organized a training in collaboration with the NCDC to ensure all private health care workers are aware of the protocol to follow to prevent and control the spread of the deadly COVID… Continue reading Guild of Medical Directors Partners NCDC to Build Capacity against Coronavirus_Ada Nkong

SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

IOC backs TOKYO Games to go ahead despite epidemic_Femi Ehiabhi

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday gave further unequivocal backing to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, urging athletes to prepare “full steam” in spite of the coronavirus threat. “We are preparing for a successful Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020,” IOC head Thomas Bach said at an executive board meeting to discuss the July 24 to Aug.… Continue reading IOC backs TOKYO Games to go ahead despite epidemic_Femi Ehiabhi

EDUCATION

Unical Demotes 300L,400L Pharmacy Students _Ada Nkong

Reports reaching us say , the University of Calabar has demoted all its 400L and 300L students in a bid to get accredited. This demotion is sequel to the change in the faculty academic curriculum, from Pharm-B to Pharm-D in her quest for accreditation. In this wise, those in higher classes (400L & 300L) have… Continue reading Unical Demotes 300L,400L Pharmacy Students _Ada Nkong

Governance · OPINION

Unique Solution for same challenges_Femi Ehiabhi

It has been discovered that when decisions are taken, it is a truism that a lot of scenarios must have been considered before a final solution is implemented based on available options that might have propped up and can also have been considered as "viable" in addressing a particular challenge! It is therefore imperative to… Continue reading Unique Solution for same challenges_Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · FINANCE

Extractive Sector: FIRS to rake in N4trn in Tax Revenue_Femi Ehiabhi

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said it would rake in four trillion naira as tax revenue from the extractive sector of the Nigerian economy in the 2020 fiscal year. The FIRS made this known in a statement issued by Abdullahi Ahmad, Director, Communications and Liaison Department in the service in Abuja on Tuesday. The… Continue reading Extractive Sector: FIRS to rake in N4trn in Tax Revenue_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

NCDC BOSS QUARANTINED FOR CORONAVIRUS_Ada Nkong

The Director General of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, on his return from china, has been quarantined for 14 days as part of measures to stop the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from spreading into the country.The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, made this known in Abuja while briefing the leadership… Continue reading NCDC BOSS QUARANTINED FOR CORONAVIRUS_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Ihedioha Loses Again at Supreme Court _Ada Nkong

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, turned down the appeal to restore Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the Governor of Imo State. In a decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, the Supreme court reinstated its judgement on January 14, declaring… Continue reading Ihedioha Loses Again at Supreme Court _Ada Nkong