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A citizens and civil society initiative, “Kano against Covid-19” has expressed concern over the ongoing fight against the COVID 19 in the state.
The threats hanging over the African continent with regard to the spread of Covid-19 demand our individual and collective attention. The situation is critical. Yet this is not about mitigating another African humanitarian crisis, but to diffuse the potentially damaging effects of a virus that has shaken the global order and put under question the bases of our living together.
Some scholars have called on African governments to use the opportunity of the coronavirus crisis to develop models to improve the continent’s health sector, public policies and infrastructures in the service of its people.
Operatives of the Edo State police command have arrested two kidnappers who allegedly abducted and murdered one Faith Esekhagbona, a female student of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, on 9th of December, 2019.
Some economic experts have expressed concern over the Federal Government’s decision to base the estimated revenue from Value Added Tax in 2020 by 7.5 per cent instead of five per cent.
The Senate has described the legal action by some civil society groups against its plan to buy official cars for members, as an effort in futility.
The 6,721 concerned Nigerians who joined the suit as co-plaintiffs with SERAP, BudgIT and EiE include: Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) co-conveners, Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu; Jibrin Ibrahim; Edetaen Ojo; Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, and Deji Adeyanju.
Former Commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhmmad Garba, has said reconciliation between Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II can only be meaningful until the emir tender unresolved apology.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has cautioned politicians, especially incumbents, not to use desperation to retain power as the country prepares for 2019 elections.
The Nigeria Senior Working Group, a group of Nigerian senior civic leaders, have converged on the United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C., to rekindle hope for peace and stability in Nigeria.
The country is warming up to charged elections in two years and the U.S. assistant secretary believes the “2019 election will be critical to Nigeria’s continued prosperity and stability.
The Presidential Investigative Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement begins sitting in Abuja today (Monday).
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Abuja said a series of allegations of fundamental rights abuses levelled against the military were capable of undermining the war against terrorism.
By its terms of reference, he said the Commission is empowered to review extant rules of engagement applicable in the Armed Forces of Nigeria and extent of compliance thereto.
Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Olympiakos defender Konstantinos Tsimikas.
The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its strike in Lagos State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.
A section of the secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Asokoro, Abuja, was on Tuesday night gutted by fire.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Southern Kaduna Indigenous Peace Practitioners (SOKIPEP), has tasked locals in the area to always provide genuine and credible information to troops deployed there to assist them in stopping the attacks and crisis.
Governors in the North-East have elected Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as the pioneer chairman of their forum, for a period of two years..This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the forum’s second meeting, which held in Maiduguri on Saturday.
Hotels in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State have decried low patronage caused the advent of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
Kelechi Iheanacho won’t be leaving Leicester City for Aston Villa this summer, according to Foxes correspondent Jordan Blackwell.