Politics

Nigerians who came in contact with Mr Kyari should be handled with dispatch

The menace of COVID-19 has remained a cause for worry around the Globe with Nigeria not being an exception. This is the reason why we must show all atom of patriotism and sportsmanship in this moment of trial for us all posed by COVID-19 even as Mr Kyari had tested positive. We need to avoid the temptation of politicizing the reality facing us at the moment and therefore should eschew all manners antagonism and work as one body to deal with our common energy. The Director General of Global Initiative for Good Governance (GIGG), and Protocols, PDP youth Alliance, Chief…
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Coronavirus: Buhari told to shut down Abuja, Lagos immediately

Coronavirus: Buhari told to shut down Abuja, Lagos immediately

A former lawmaker representing Kogi West at the Senate, Senator Dino Melaye, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to shut down Lagos and Abuja without further delay over Coronavirus spread OTVNews has learnt. He also said that government alone cannot fight the coronavirus pandemic, calling on wealthy Nigerians, multinationals, international oil companies (IOCs), and others to lend their financial support. Melaye, former Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory, FCT, made the call in Abuja on Tuesday. The ex-lawmaker wants every Nigerian to act as if they already had the virus and see everyone as a carrier of the virus also.…
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Terrorists kill 70 soldiers in Borno ambush

Terrorists kill 70 soldiers in Borno ambush

At least 70 Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush on their convoy by Boko Haram terrorists in the restive northeast, military and security sources said on Tuesday.  Insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at a lorry carrying troops as it travelled near Gorgi village in Borno state on Monday, two military officers told AFP without giving their names.  “It was a huge loss, at least 70 soldiers have perished in the ambush,” one of the officers said. “The terrorists specifically targeted a truck loaded with soldiers with RPGs and incinerated the vehicle, killing all on board,” a second officer said. “So…
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COVID-19: Gov Wike announces the closure of Public Parks, Night Clubs and Cinemas

• sets up border surveillance posts • sets up Local Government Monitoring Teams • Bans Public Burials and Weddings • Directs religious bodies to temporarily stop open worship In furtherance of the commitment of the Rivers State Government to protect residents of the state, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Monday announced that beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, all public parks, night clubs and cinemas will remain closed till further notice. In a State Broadcast on Monday, Governor Wike directed religious groups to temporarily stop all forms of open worship. He said: "with effect from the same date(Tuesday, March 24, 2020),…
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Arrest those plotting to circulate fake T. A. Orji for President poster now

Arrest those plotting to circulate fake T. A. Orji for President poster now

COALITION OF SOUTH EAST YOUTH LEADERS (LEADERS). PRESS RELEASE ARREST AND PROSECUTE THOSE PLOTTING TO CIRCULATE FAKE POSTERS OF SEN. T. A. ORJI FOR 2023 PRESIDENCY. We call on the police and other security agencies to immediately arrest and prosecute those evil plotters who have perfected plans to circulate fake posters of Senator Theodore Ahamefula Orji for 2023 presidency. This is wickedness taken too far and we demand for immediate action against those misfits and charlatans to serve as deterrent to others. The revered Senator representing Abia central senatorial zone is presently preoccupied with the mandate given to him at…
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