Monthly Archives: June 2020

Atiku Mourns Hama Bachama, Homun Honest Stephen

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has condoled with the family of the late Hama Bachama, His Majesty Homun Honest Stephen Irmiya, the Bachama Kingdom, and the Adamawa State Government over the monarch’s passing. Atiku, who described the news of the Hama Bachama’s passing as shocking, noted that he was more than just a traditional ruler and has been ...

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We’re Not Owing Any Worker In COOU Teaching Hospital — CMD

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Dr. Basil Nwankwo, Chief Medical Director, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) Amaku Awka-south local government area of Anambra state, has disclosed that workers at the hospital have assurances for their salaries and other benefits. Nwankwo said that it was the efforts of his administration since 2017 that restored hopes and aspirations of workers, as he ...

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BREAKING: PTF Briefs Buhari On Next Line Of Action Against COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari has just been briefed in the State House, in Abuja, by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the next line of actions in the national response against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The PTF, led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha, also updated the President ...

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Edo And The APC ‘Corn Men’

By Casmir Igbokwe That popular photo of Adams Oshiomhole and Godwin Obaseki relishing corn together a few years ago vividly describes the nature of our politics today. That was when both of them campaigned together for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State. Then, Oshiomhole, the just sacked National Chairman of the ruling party, was a delight to watch ...

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Lagos To Build International Infectious Disease Research Centre At Yaba – Sanwo-Olu

…as CACOVID hands over 150-bed isolation centre   Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu Sunday disclosed that plans are in top gear by the State Government to construct a purpose built International Infectious Disease Research Centre at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba as part of Lagos COVID19 response and other infectious disease preparedness in post COVID19 era.    ...

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Oshiomhole Was Just Playing Politics When He Said Bad Things About Me — Ize-Iyamu

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, talks to Sunday  Punch about his emergence at the party’s primary, allegations against him ahead of the forthcoming governorship election, and his chances against Governor Godwin Obaseki at the next poll Godwin Obaseki defeated you in 2016 to become Edo State Governor; now as governor, don’t you think ...

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Shell’s 20km Gas Pipeline Connects Industrial Zones In Aba

Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has completed the final phase of its 20km domestic gas pipeline expansion project in Abia State, connecting Agbor Hill, Osisioma and Araria industrial zones. The project has also enabled the supply of pipeline gas to Ariaria Market Energy Solutions Limited, the Independent Power Project (IPP) consortium that provides electricity to the popular Ariaria market in Abia ...

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COVID-19: SERAP Asks Court To Order FG, CBN To Name Beneficiaries Of Cash Payments, Donations

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to “publicly identify and name Nigerians who have so far benefited from any cash payments, cash transfers, food distribution and other reliefs and palliatives during the lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states ...

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Achala, Urum Land Dispute: ‘More People May Die In Awka-North’

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Urum and Achala communities in Awka-North local government area of Anambra state have been enmeshed in a land dispute that has allegedly claimed some lives and property. The communities are not willing to sheathe their swords as they both claim ownership of the disputed land. John Nwokoye, who is the lawmaker representing Awka-North state constituency in the ...

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Why We Lost Biafra War – Colonel Muoghalu (retd), Anambra Monarch

The traditional ruler of Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Colonel Christopher Muoghalu (retd) has given an insight into why Nigeria’s problems are still persisting despite all efforts made by the Federal Government. The monarch, who was deputy defence adviser to the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, United States, from 1976 to 1978, experienced the pre- ...

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