Chinenye Ogbonna

  • Photo of Covid-19: FG considers fresh lockdown

    Covid-19: FG considers fresh lockdown

    The Nigerian Government has shared hint on imposing a fresh lockdown considering the increase in number of Coronavirus cases in the country. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Monday lamented that it was directly affecting governance and security in the country. This comes after some Governors and their families during the week had contracted the virus. Mustapha in his speech admitted the possibility of ordering a fresh total lockdown to curtail further spread of the virus. He, however, said events of coming weeks would determine the next line of action. “We will not speculate on…

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  • Photo of No Food will be served for domestic Flights – Minister of Aviation

    No Food will be served for domestic Flights – Minister of Aviation

    Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has made it known that there will be no serving of food in domestic flights. He said this during the daily briefing of the Presidential task force on Covid-19 on Monday adding that the new development is to reduce contamination level. Sirika said; “For this domestic operation, there will be no food. No food will be given to reduce contamination level and we will allow you to come with your mask. “Like the MD of FAAN had said the other day, we see it as your private thing. So it is you bring your mask,…

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  • Photo of Internet Fraud: EFCC arraigns Social media Influencer, @Adeherself

    Internet Fraud: EFCC arraigns Social media Influencer, @Adeherself

    The economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. She was arrested last month following intelligence received by the commission, and when interrogated agreed to being a picker in cyber crimes. “That you, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, on or about the 15th day of June 2020 in Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, with intent to defraud, had in your possession documents titled “WhatsAPP”, which representations you knew or ought to have known, was…

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  • Photo of WAEC reveals date for 2020 examination

    WAEC reveals date for 2020 examination

    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has revealed that examinations for graduating Senior Secondary School students will now commence on the 4th of August, 2020. According to Channels TV, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuiba, said tests for graduating students will now hold from August 4 till September 5. The exam body had during the weekend debunked examination timetable circulating on social media. It had stated that no timetable had been released for the examination as the one being circulated is a timetable for a previous examination

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  • Photo of DSS denies arresting EFCC Boss, Magu

    DSS denies arresting EFCC Boss, Magu

    The Department of State Services (DSS) has said that it did not arrest Mr Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday. This comes after there were reports that Magu was arrested few hours ago. Magu’s S.A. on Media, Tony Amokeodo said his boss was not arrested but only invited to answer questions regarding some allegations against the agency. He explained that Magu was invited to appear before a Federal Government panel set up to investigate the allegations of corruption levelled…

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  • Photo of Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Austin Ejide, Wife celebrate 7th wedding anniversary

    Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Austin Ejide, Wife celebrate 7th wedding anniversary

    Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Austin Ejide and his wife, Chitto are celebrating their 7th wedding anniversary today. He took to Instagram to share beautiful photos from his 2013 wedding to his wife and then wrote: “Two hearts that beat as one. Happy Wedding Anniversary to us. Oyibo things”

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  • Photo of Former APC Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdukadir is dead

    Former APC Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdukadir is dead

    A member of the ruling all progressives Congress (APC) national working committee recently dissolved by President Muhammadu Buhari, Inuwa Abdukadir is dead. He died at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, on Monday. His death was confirmed on APC’s official twitter handle; “RIP to our immediate-past National Vice Chairman (North-West), Alh. Inuwa Abdulkadir esq., the Magatakarda Babba of the Sokoto Sultanate. “May Almighty Allah be merciful and grant him Aljanat Firdaus.”

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  • Photo of 70-year-old man rapes 8-year-old girl, gives her N80.

    70-year-old man rapes 8-year-old girl, gives her N80.

    A 70-year-old Mohammed Sani Umar (Tela) has been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in the Chanchaga area of Minna, Niger State. He allegedly raped her twice before giving her N80 to keep quiet about the incident but later told her mother after examining her daughter when she noticed some strange behaviours. The girls uncle, Abubakar who narrated the ordeal said; “She was sick for some weeks and after every treatment, she was still not very well. Then, a neighbor advised her mother to keep a close watch on the girl, which the mother started doing. After some days,…

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  • Photo of Buhari is the Man of the moment for the entire South East – Arthur Eze

    Buhari is the Man of the moment for the entire South East – Arthur Eze

    Billionaire Oil Magnate, Arthur Eze says Buhari is the man of the moment for the Igbo’s and the entire south-east as they are in support of the president and pledge their loyalty to him. In a statement released by his media aide, Oliver Okpala, Eze said Igbos have benefitted massively from the Buhari-led administration, listing the benefits he said; “President Mohammadu Buhari and the Inspector General of Police have demonstrated uncommon goodwill towards the people of the South-East geopolitical zone and should now rest assured of our unalloyed support and loyalty. “The modernisation and uplifting of the Akanu Ibiam Airport…

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  • Photo of I will soon publish names of people who earn above N330m as pension – Hope Uzodinma

    I will soon publish names of people who earn above N330m as pension – Hope Uzodinma

    Governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma has promised toboybkush names of pensioners who receive payment above N330m in the state. He said this during a meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Owerri stating that the Government will start automating all payments to enable it migrate to the contributory pension’s scheme. He said “I’ll soon publish names of those who earn above N330m per annum as pension for Imo people to know. “Government will no more make use of microfinance banks for payments of salaries and pensions because they are no clearing houses for BVN…

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  • Photo of In Buhari’s administration corruption is official – Reno Omokri

    In Buhari’s administration corruption is official – Reno Omokri

    Ex-aide to former president Jonathan, Reno Omokri has claimed that corruption is official in Buhari’s administration. He said this while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics yesterday. Although he admitted that corruption was visible in previous administrations as it is a human government but has become official in this present administration. “When you compare this administration with former President Jonathan’s government or Yaradua’s government, yes, there was some corruption there; it’s a human government. “But the difference between that government and this government is that under Jonathan, there was corruption, in this administration, corruption is official,” Omokri said.

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  • Photo of Ize-Iyamu denies pouring acid on a young man during his undergraduate days

    Ize-Iyamu denies pouring acid on a young man during his undergraduate days

    The governorship candidate of the ruling all progressives congress (APC) for Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu has denied allegations of him pouring acid on a young man during his undergraduate days at the university of Benin. A video depicting Oshiomhole accusing Ize-Iyamu of doing the said crime in order to spite him in 2016 when he was contesting under the umbrella of the PDP emerged online and so Ize-Iyamu has come out to clear his name. Ize-Iyamu in an online television programme on July 5, denied the allegation. Setting the records straight, the politician said “When I was in the university,…

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