COVID-19: US President Set To Announce Travel Ban On Brazil

*Tough-talking President of US, Donald Trump According information by AFP, the United States President Mr. Donald Trump is determined to announce a travel ban from Coronavirus (COVID-19)-hit Brazil. The hint came from Robert O’Brien, a top aide to Trump. “I think that we’ll have a new travel decision today with respect to Brazil and just like we did with the United Kingdom, Europe and China, and we hope that’ll be temporary,” Robert O’Brien, the US national security advisor, said on CBS’s “Face the Nation. But because of the situation of…

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Buhari, Wife Observe Eid Prayers At Aso Rock Villa

*Buhari (sitting 5th from left) during the prayers As the Presidency earlier communicated that President Muhammadu Buhari will observe this year’s in the Villa with members of his household as a result of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in strict adherent to the social distancing protocol, Buhari and members of his family on Sunday observed the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The prayers were also attended by his wife, Aisha and their children. President Buhari according to photos from the Villa was sighted sitting on a chair while…

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Africa Must Adopt Electronic Voting Former President Jonathan Says As He Seeks AU, ECOWAS Support In Election In Africa

Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, the former President and Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Ebele Goodluck Jonathan has called on the African Union and the continent’s sub-regional organisations to come to the aid of African nations whose scheduled major elections risk being shifted, as a means of avoiding political and constitutional crises on the continent of Africa. The continent is known to parade some of the world’s most ‘useless’ politicians who indulge in all sorts of malpractices including killing…

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Hong Kong Police Fires Tear Gas Following Return Of Street Protests

After weeks of calm in the Hong Kong protest that engulfed the whole country over the planned legislation before the arrival of Coronavirus (COVID-19), which obstructed everything and put the whole world on pause mode so to speak, reports monitored by dpa/NAN has it that the police in Hong Kong has fired tear gas at protesters in one of Hong Kong’s busiest shopping districts on May 24 as growing numbers took to the street in opposition to Beijing’s plans to impose a national security law that bypasses the local legislature.…

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You Have Done Well, NBA Tells Gov Uzodimma Over Repeal Of Brutish Law

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Orlu Branch, is happy with the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma for enacting the law revoking payments of pensions to former governors, Speakers of the state and their deputies. Chairman of NBA, Orlu branch, Mr. Celestine Agbordike, who reacted to the repeal before journalists in Awka on Sunday also applauded members of the Imo State House of Assembly for joining forces with the governor to repeal the anti-people law. According to him, the new piece of legislation had liberated the people of the state…

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Eid Mubarak To All Our Faithful, Stay Safe!

The Management, Editorial Board and Staff of www.newsbitsng.com hereby wish all our Muslim faithful, readers and advertisers a happy Eid-el-Fitr. Please while you celebrate, be conscious of the fact that Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is real. Take responsibility by following all protocols by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Please note that we join you in prayers to God Almighty to use this period of celebration to heal your home and heal our country from this infirmity and make us one united and progressive nation as this is not the…

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COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 265 New Cases With Total Cases Now 7526 And 2174 Discharged

May 23, 2020 at 11:51p.m., the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports that a total of 7526 persons have tested positive for the ravaging Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria with 2174 patients discharged and 221 deaths recorded. The NCDC also confirmed 265 new cases of the Coronavirus across various states of the country. The NCDC have continued to preach that the infection is now at community level, which makes contact tracing difficult and, wants people to take responsibility. The new 265 new cases of COVID19 in Nigeria as reported…

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‘Governors & Speakers Pensions & Privileges Law’ Was Anti-People – Says Sen. Uzodimma After He Abolished It

*Senator Hope Uzodimma of Imo State By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has explained why he repealed the devilish “Governors & Speakers Pensions & Privileges Law in the state. He described it as anti-people; a law that was done in bad faith and fraudulent to the good people of Imo State. The law was made to pay former governors, State House of Assembly Speakers among others huge sums of money after they leave office. Hope Uzodimma, who would have been a beneficiary of the law should…

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COVID-19: India Selects Air Peace To Evacuate Stranded Indians From Nigeria May 30

*Chief Allen Onyema, Air Peace owner Air Peace Airline has said the High Commission of India in Nigeria has contacted the airline to serve as vehicle that would evacuate stranded Indians from Nigeria to India. Air Piece made this disclosure through their verified official Twitter handle. This same information was again tweeted by India in Nigeria (As well as Benin, Chad & ECOWAS) on their official verified Twitter account of the High Commission of India in Abuja, Nigeria, accredited also to Benin, Chad and ECOWAS area. The Twit by the…

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Sultanate Council Declares Sunday May 24 As Eid-el-Fitr Celebration

*Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III After a month-long, dawn-to-sunset fasting and praying by Muslims in Nigeria and all over the world, the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Sunday May 24, as the 1st day of Shawwal 1441AH. Abubakar said this in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu the Chairman of Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs of Sultanate Council in Sokoto on Friday. A statement made available to the media said, “The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs working in conjunction with the National…

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