Gunmen Attacks Senator Clifford Ordia A member of the National Assembly, Senator Clifford Ordia, was on Monday, reportedly attacked twice by suspected bandits along Okenne-Lokoja and Lokoja-Abaji roads.Narrating his ordeal to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, Ordia who represents Edo Central and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, said the suspected bandits opened fire on his convoy, while returning to Abuja from his hometown in Edo State.
Fear, Panic In Abuja Over Security Threat.Palpable fear has gripped residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja over the recent alarm raised by the Niger State Governor, Sani Bello that the Boko Haram insurgents have hoisted their flag in communities close to the nation’s capital.
Today's Headlines: Gunmen Kidnap Nasarawa Lawmaker’s Brother; FG warns passengers from Brazil, India
Gunmen Kidnap Nasarawa Lawmaker’s Brother Gunmen have abducted a younger brother to Mr John Osewu, a member of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, representing Doma South Constituency.Daily Trust gathered that the victim, Mr Jibrin Ede, who is a councillor representing Agbashi electoral ward in the Doma Local Government Area of the state, was kidnapped by yet to be identified gunmen in the early hours of Saturday when he was on his way to Okpata community in Doma LGA to meet a friend.
NAFDAC raises alert on harmful chemical in certain hair products The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against the use of hair smoothing products containing formaldehyde.The agency says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has informed it of the short and long-term effects of formaldehyde exposure in hair smoothing products.
Today's News: Buhari Meets With Northern Governors, Lagos Shut Down All Covid-19 Vaccination Centers
Here are today's trending news 83 KILLED AS BANDITS STRIKE AGAIN IN ZAMFARA According to Premium Times, at least 83 people have been killed as bandits strike again in Zamfara.It was gathered that apart from the 83 persons confirmed dead, over 100 others, including women and children had sustained serious injuries from the attack.
Bandits Attack Council Chairman A police orderly attached to Shoban Tikari, Chairman of Takum local government council of Taraba, was on Saturday killed by suspected bandits who opened fire on the chairman’s vehicle in Dogo-Gawa village in Takum LGA. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deceased policeman was from the 67 Mobile Police Squadron, located in the area. Mr Tikari, who confirmed the attack, said the militia, in their numbers, launched an attack on his motorcade while on his way to Takum,
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma has thanked workers in Imo State for their hard work despite suffering from covid-19 disease.He said this in a message he sent in commemoration of Labor Day today which is the first day of May.He also said that the era of criminal activity in the state is coming to an end.
Yesterday which was workers' day in Nigeria turned out to be auspicious day for Nigerian youths as federal government promised to increase the number of N-power beneficiaries from five hundred thousand (500,000) to one million (1000000) beneficiaries.This was made known by President Muhammadu Buhari in a message to commemorate the 2021 Workers’ Day celebration on yesterday in Abuja.
Sadiya Umar Farouq the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.The federal government of Nigeria have lamented how state Governors in Nigeria have refused to give a detailed account of how they shared the Covid-19 palliatives that were given to them to share to Nigerians during lockdown.
Image of the Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Iheakwazu.During the press briefing of the presidential task force on Covid-19 in Abuja, the NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Iheakwazu, disclosed that there's a new variant of Covid-19 called B.1.2.5 which has been detected in Nigeria and 15 other countries.
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US Grants $73 Million Coronavirus Assistance To Nigeria The US government has detailed the effect of its health missions in Nigeria, claiming that they have benefited more than 60 million Nigerians across all social strata and geopolitical zones.The world's most powerful state, in specific, has revealed that it has contributed more than $73 million in equipment and technical assistance since the outbreak of COVID-19, a highly infectious viral disease that has killed over 2,063 people in Nigeria.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Has Not Failed His Campaign Promises- Masari, Osun Governor Urges Muslims To Embrace Covid-19 Vaccine
Osun Governor Urges Muslims To Embrace Covid-19 Vaccine Gov. Ishaq Oyetola of Osun on Saturday urged Muslims to support government”s effort and embrace COVID-19 vaccination to curtail the spread of the life threatening virus. Oyetola gave the advice at the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society, Abuja Branch 26th Annual Ramadan Lecture and special prayer for the nation, held at the society’s Central Mosque at Maitama District, in Abuja. Newsmen report that the lecture has its theme: “Islamic Perspective on COVID-19 and
COVID-19 which is believed to have started in December 2019, in the city of Wuhan, China, was like a child's play initially, but before one could say Jack Robinson, the disease had circumnavigated the entire world, causing the deaths of thousands of people.
Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc has expressed optimism that the firm is well positioned for sustainable growth and profitability as key investments begin to reflect in its operations.Chairman of Transcorp, Tony Elumelu disclosed this at the 15th annual general meeting (AGM) in Abuja, yesterday.
Today's Headlines: S'East Will Produce Nigerian President In 2023-Ohanaeze, Nigeria Shall Rise Again - Hopeful Osun Governor Says
Fuel scarcity hit Abuja, commuters, car owners stranded.Commuters in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, were on Monday stranded as scarcity of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called petrol resurfaced across the city.DAILY POST correspondent who monitored the market situation on Monday evening observed that most filling stations between Kubwa and Zuba were not dispensing the product to customers.
It was really such a good news when it was announced that schools may resume July 29, 2020. However, minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba announced that guidelines were already established prior school reopening. He made this known on Friday at the Abuja Covid 19 briefing. He furthered that the ministry has partnered with the federal ministry of health, Nigerian Centre for disease control (NCDC) to publish safety guidelines for the reopening of schools. Nwajiuba also stated that schools are
There have been no deaths or blood clotting since the covid-19 vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine began on March 15, 2021, according to the Federal Government and the World Health Organization (WHO). However, according to the government, 8,439 mild adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) have been reported, including pain, swelling at the inoculation site, body pains, and nausea. In addition, 52 cases of AEFI with symptoms such as fever, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, dizziness, and allergic reactions
No Increase In Petrol Price In May – NNPC: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said there will be no increase in the ex-depot price of petrol in May.The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mele Kolo Kyari, disclosed on Monday on the company’s social media post during a meeting he held with the National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO)/Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD).
No less than 8,439 people the nation over have announced mild side effects after they got the AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibody. This was uncovered by the government, through its medical services office, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), on Friday in Abuja. Talking during a question and answer session, NPHCDA Executive Director, Faisal Shuaib, said the individuals who reported side effects were less than 100, adding that there has been no record of death or blood clumps related with the
Gboyega Oyetola, the Governor of Osun State, has stated that Nigeria will rise again if it is committed and determined to do the right things.This was claimed by Oyetola during the Ansar-ud-deen Muslim Society's Abuja branch's 26th inaugural Ramadan lecture over the weekend.'Islamic Perspectives on COVID-19 Pandemic and Vaccination' was the subject of the conference.