Imo: Key Things This Regime Must Recover

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma By Ogu Bundu Nwadike, M.A At the berth of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Aso Rock, the first thing it did was debt drive, for lack of a better name. The first brief to the New Sheriff in Town was the recovery of $1.2 billion arms procurement money. For a very long, and probably even till date, the “Change” cum “Next Level” cronies are still engrossed in debt recovery drives. But where is all the money they recovered? That was in Abuja, Nigeria, by…

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ISOPADEC Staff Protests Three Months Unpaid Salary, Block Entry Into Gov. House

Sequel to the recent protest by Imo State pensioners, another set of aggrieved staff of the Imo State Oil Producing Area And Development Commission (ISOPADEC) have started protesting three months of unpaid salaries in front of Imo State Government House in Owerri, the Imo State capital. As a result of the protest, activities have been grounded at the seat of power, as the angry staff have blocked all entry points into the Government House. Recall that Imo State Receives Oil Derivation Fund From the federal government every month, which runs…

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PTF Chairman Urges Christians Not To Exhibit Reckless Confidence Over COVID-19

SGF Boss Mustapha in church The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha has described as worrisome how some Christians exhibit what he called ‘reckless confidence’ in the face of the ravaging Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Mustapha spoke on Sunday at the Interdenominational Church Prayer Service, organised by the Nigeria Interreligious Council (NIREC) in Abuja. He said all Nigerians must realise that the pandemic has come to stay meaning that people have to take responsibility just as…

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COVID-19: 544 New Cases Recorded In Nigeria Brings Total Confirmed Patients To 28,711

At 11:36p.m. on Sunday July 5, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that Nigeria has recorded new 544 positive cases of the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19). NCDC made the disclosure on its Twitter handle on Sunday. With the new addition, the country now has 28,711 confirmed of COVID-19. Of this number, 11,665 have so far been discharged to reunite with their loved ones just as 645 deaths have occurred as a result of complications from the virus.  The full list of the 544 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria recorded…

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Miyetti Allah Blame Rise In Criminal Activities On Zamfara, Niger, Katsina Kaduna States, etc

Most of kidnappers and rapists that are ravaging Nigeria hail from Zamfara, Niger, Kaduna, Bauchi and Katsina States. This was disclosed by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breaders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). MACBAN Chairman in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Mohammed Hussaini, who made the disclosure also accused visitors from the far North and their children of causing problem in the state. He said, “Most of the kidnappers in the state were from Zamfara, Niger, Kaduna, Bauchi and Kasina states among others who have caused security problems in their respective states”, Hussain said…

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COVID-19 Cases Now 28,167 With 603 New Infections In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) positive cases is now 28,167 as of Saturday July 4, 2020 according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The centre on its Twitter handle announced additional 603 new infections, bringing the total cases to 28,167. The update showed that 11,462 recoveries were recorded just as 634 associated deaths from COVID-19 complications were recorded. The NCDC stated that the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja as well as Lagos, Edo, Rivers and Delta States recorded high cases on Saturday July 4, 2020. According to the NCDC, the 603…

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Bukayo Saka, Alexandre Lacazette Strike As Arsenal Beat Wolves 2 – 0

Arsenal teenager Bukayo Sako celebrated a new long-term contract by scoring his first Premier League goal and the first player to net against Wolves since lockdown. Mikel Arteta expects great things from 18-year-old Saka who last week committed himself to four years at The Emirates. And the winger didn’t disappoint by acrobatically twisting his body to fire Arsenal ahead shortly before half-time before substitute Alexandre Lacazette sealed the points late on. It was Saka’s fourth goal of the campaign with all the others coming in cup competitions and helped pushed…

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EPL: Manchester United Beat Bournemouth 5 – 2 To Move Into Top Four Zone

Finally, Manchester United has moved into the top four on the table in the English Premier League after United beat Bournemouth 5 goals to 2 on Saturday. Mason Greenwood struck a brilliant brace in a 5-2 victory over relegation-threatened Bournemouth. Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side went above Chelsea on the log, but Chelsea has a game against Watford, which is the last Premier game of today. The Cherries took a shock 16th-minute lead when Stanislas followed up his initial blocked effort and nutmegged Harry Maguire on the byline…

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Joseph Alhassan Of Apostle of Faith Agape Church Arrested In Kaduna For Raping A Minor

One Joseph Alhassan who calls himself Apostle of Faith Agape Church, Narayi Kaduna, Kaduna State, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl for the past five years. Alhassan was arrested at his resident, No 158 B, Abdulrahman Road, Shagari Low Cost, Barnawa Kaduna, by officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Alhassan, who is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Orphans and Widows Welfare Foundation International, was arrested following a complaint filed by the Kaduna State Ministry of Human Services and Social Development. The…

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Kano State Fire Service Saved 71 Lives In One Month – Muhammed

Not less than 16 people have been confirmed dead just as property worth millions of naira destroyed in various fire incidents in the past one month in Kano State according to information from the Kano State Fire Service (KSFS). The incidents destroyed over N40million. However, within the same period, KSFS said it saved not less than 71 lives and property worth N120 million in 51 fire incidents recorded in June in the state. Alhaji Saidu Muhammed, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Service, made the disclosure in a statement…

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