Monthly Archives: May 2020

Fresh $5.513bn Loan: SERAP Writes Buhari, Seeks Spending Details, Audit Of Loans

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his “leadership position and the opportunity of the 5th anniversary of your government in office to provide spending details of all loans obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including details and locations of projects on which the ...

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Awka-North On Fire As Irate Youths Banish Septuagenarian, Family Over Alleged Sale Of Indian Hemp

Raymond Ozoji, Awka A 75-year-old man,  Mr Reuben Onwuegbunem from Orebe village, Amansea in Awka North Local government area of Anambra state has called on security agents and the Government to come to his rescue after few elements allegedly  connived and banished his family from the community. The father of six who was visibly crying while narrating his ordeal said ...

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Obiano’s Wife Rescues Two Children With Mouth Deformities In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Wife of the Governor of Anambra state, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, has once again upheld her native name which literally means Mercy of God. This mercy of God she has continued to bestow on the lives of the indigents and downtrodden in the society through her non-governmental organization called Caring Family Enhancement Initiative ( CAFE ). Mrs. Obiano ...

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Tinubu Is Not My Man, El-Rufai Affirms

In a fresh twist to the silent row between the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Kaduna governor has said Tinubu is not his man. Speaking at a webinar in commemoration of the 63rd birthday of the Minister of Interior and former Governor of Osun State, Mr ...

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Resident Doctors Threaten Indefinite Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to embark on indefinite strike 14 days from yesterday, if the government at all levels fail to attend to several issues that border on unpaid members’ salaries, entitlements, and other issues that concern the doctors. The doctors’ association claimed that its members are owed salaries and entitlements, particularly in Kaduna and ...

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Former NNPC GMD, Baru, Is Dead

The former Group Managing Director (GMD), of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, is dead. Dr. Baru, a consummate Mechanical Engineer, died Friday night after a brief illness, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Dr. Kennie Obateru stated this in a release today. The release said NNPC Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari expressed shock ...

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Nigeria’s Total COVID-19 Cases Now 9,302

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 387 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. This brings the total infection cases in Nigeria to 9,302 with 2697 patients discharged, and 261 deaths recorded. In a tweet Friday night, NCDC said Lagos State recorded 254 cases, the Federal Capital Territory recorded 29 cases, Jigawa State had 24 cases, Edo State recorded ...

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Nigerians Will Begin To Enjoy Stable Power Supply From 2021, Says Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government assured, yesterday, that Nigerians would begin to enjoy stable power supply from 2021. For starters, the government assured of 7,000  megawatts of power, next year, which will peak at 11,000 megawatts by 2023. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed these at a press conference in Abuja, where he highlighted the achievements of the President Muhammadu ...

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