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Residents of Birshin Fulani village in Bauchi Local Government Area of Bauchi State have accused a construction company, Triacta Nigeria Limited of polluting their environment while blasting a rock located in the area for gravels and cracking their buildings.
Worried by the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state coupled with the rigours of going to Abuja for testing, Bauchi State Government has declared that it will soon establish its own testing laboratory.
The Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC) in Bauchi State, has called for the early conduct of Local Government election to bring government closer to the people at the grassroots.
The Bauchi State Governor-elect, Sen. Bala Muhammed, said he was optimistic that the petition of outgoing governor, Muhammed Abubakar, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging his victory at the tribunal, would fail.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has resumed the collation of the Bauchi State governorship election results for the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA) which was earlier suspended.
Residents of Kano State on Tuesday woke up to sad news of the demise of a Chairman-elect, Alhaji Ali Namadi, Bebeji Local government area, days after he won the election.
US President-elect Joe Biden’s spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of Europe and Brazil would be lifted, underlining the fractious transition of power.
The 36 state governors in Nigeria will hold a virtual meeting on January 20 to discuss issues relating to the second wave of COVID-19.
Mr Ekpenyong died on Monday in Uyo, an official of the Akwa Ibom government who did not want his name mentioned, told newsmen, Tuesday morning.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has revealed that one in every five persons tested last week for the virus in Nigeria returned positive.
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment in response to a question about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s decision this month to lift restrictions on contacts between U.S. officials and their Taiwanese counterparts.
According to the Times, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who was working remotely from a private island the day the riot occurred, was not totally convinced a temporary ban on the president that day was the right decision. Twitter executives told Dorsey that the response to Trump’s tweets in the day after the riot suggested there was great potential for more real-world violence, ultimately leading to the permanent suspension.
The Anambra State chapter of the United Independent Proprietors of Private Schools Association of Nigeria complained that such plans by the state government would not only cripple the educations sector in the state but has already exposed school children to unimaginable dangers.
The Washington Post said Trump is trying to stiff Giuliani, who has spent the past months traveling the country and spreading wild conspiracy theories about the November election on behalf of the president.
The Associated Press is quoting an adviser for the Africa Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as saying the African Union has secured close to 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses.