Coronavirus: Governor Wike Meets Religious Leaders
•urges them to work with state government to check Coronavirus Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appealed to religious leaders in the state to cooperate with his administration to enforce precautionary measures to stop the spread of coronavirus. Speaking during a meeting with religious leaders at the Government... Read more
COVID-19: NDDC To Intervene To Save Niger Deltans
The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Kemebradikumo Pondei, has assured that the Commission will intervene to protect the people of the Niger Delta region from the dreaded Coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Prof Pondei, who spoke in an interview at the NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt,... Read more
Coronavirus: Nigeria Records 44 Cases
Two new cases of the coronavirus disease have been confirmed in Nigeria, one in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and the other in the state of Bauchi. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the two cases have travel history to Germany and the UK. So far,... Read more
Nigeria Closes Land Borders, Asks Lagos, Abuja Residents To Stay Home
Nigeria, on Monday, marshalled out measures to check the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They include closure of Nigeria’s land borders for four weeks effective from today; suspension of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meetings until further notice; and postponement of the meeting of the Council of... Read more
Aiteo’s OML 29 Suit: Court Declines Application To Stay Hearing
A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa on Friday declined to halt proceedings in the ongoing litigation by Nembe Communities, hosts to Oil Mining Lease (OML 29) over the adverse impact of oil exploration on them. The Nembe communities in Bayelsa had filed a suit against Aiteo Exploration and... Read more
From: Dianaabasi Effiong Rivers State Government on Thursday re-assured all residents of the state of government’s resolve to provide enabling environment for legitimate businesses to thrive. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr. Tammy Danagogo, gave the assurances when he received leaders of the Hausa Traditional Welfare Association... Read more
Bayelsa Coastline Residents Report Dead Fishes As Environmentalist Seeks Investigation
Residents along Foropa, Sangana axis of the Atlantic coastline in Bayelsa have reported sighting dead fishes littering the shoreline amidst safety concerns in the maritime ecosystem Some of the residents who spoke in reaction say the development was strange and could be an indication of increasing toxicity of the... Read more
Anambra Lauds Nigeria’s Travel Restrictions Over Conoravirus
The Anambra State Government has lauded Nigeria’s Federal Government for placing a ban on travelers from the 13 countries most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak and for restricting its officials from foreign trips until further notice. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, led top... Read more
Nigeria Bans Travellers From 13 Countries Over The Coronavirus Pandemic
At the conclusion of its inaugural meeting today, Nigeria’s Presidential Task Force on the Coronavirus (PTF-COVID19) announced a number of decisions top of which was a ban on travellers fron the United States, United Kingdom, China and ten other countries most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The other affected... Read more
Kano Emir, Sanusi Dethroned By State Government
The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi ll has been dethroned by its appointing authority, the Kano State Government   The dethronement owed to what the state government described as the disrespect to the office of the governor and other government agencies. In a statement issued today, March 9,... Read more