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Sam Ohuabunwa

PSN: Madagascar drug gift an embarrassment to Nigeria

President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Mr. Sam Ohuabunwa, Thursday restated the position of the association, describing as insulting the COVID-Organics donated to Nigeria by the government of Madagascar.
Kingsley Chinda, a member of the House of Representatives from Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the tardy and insincere response of the government to the current state of insecurity in the land.

PDP caucus leader calls for rejig of infectious diseases bill

The Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives, Hon. Kingsley Chinda, has called for a rejig of Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila’s controversial infectious diseases Bill, saying that the contents of the Bill are draconian in nature, with various sections grossly abusing the constitution and rights of citizens.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over efforts put together by some stakeholders to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Speaker Gbajabimila inspects isolation centre in Abuja

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over efforts put together by some stakeholders to contribute to the fight against COVID-19 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Farida Dankaka’s nomination refreshes storm over abuse of federal character principle

The nomination of Dr. Farida Muheeba Dankaka as chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari has refreshed the controversy over the president’s perceived non-application of the principle of federal character in his key appointments.
Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi (SAN) of the Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, has been appointed the Vice-Chancellor, Kwara State University, Malete.

Group defends Kwara governor over appointment of state university vice chancellor

A non political group based in Ilorin, Gambari Progressive Society, has defended the Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, over his recent appointment of Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi as the new vice chancellor of the state owned university, KWASU.
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Minister: Nigerian universities working on vaccine, cure for coronavirus

The federal government has disclosed that researchers in the country’s universities are working on vaccine and cure for COVID-19.
The management of THISDAY Newspapers Limited said it has suspended two of its deputy editors, Mr. Yemi Ajayi and Mr. Olawale Olaleye, over a recent story indicating that the presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo, was denied visa by the United States Embassy in Nigeria.

THISDAY suspends two deputy editors over Bishop Oyedepo’s story

The management of THISDAY Newspapers Limited said it has suspended two of its deputy editors, Mr. Yemi Ajayi and Mr. Olawale Olaleye, over a recent story indicating that the presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo, was denied visa by the United States Embassy in Nigeria.

Mike Adenuga emerges Nigeria’s entrepreneur of decade

Africa’s leading businessman and Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr., has been voted Entrepreneur of the Decade. He won the award at the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of ThisDay Newspapers held at Eko Hotel in Lagos on Monday night.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Shaka Momodu: A columnist as a Hater-in-Chief

For many years, week after week, Shaka Momodu opens the sewers, and pours vitriol on President Muhammadu Buhari on the back page of Thisday Newspapers. We ignore him, reasoning that when a mind is diseased, there is hardly much you can do to point such soul to decency. It remains impervious to anything not from the very nether region of hell.

OMSL faults NPA on threat to national security jab

Ocean Marine Solution Limited (OMSL) has faulted the claim by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) that the Secure Anchorage Area (SSA) manned by it, in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, constituted a threat to national security.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki commiserates with Thisday MD over wife’s death

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Managing Director of Thisday Newspapers, Eniola Bello, over the passing of his wife, Helen.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday condoled with the Managing Director of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello on the loss of his wife, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan.

Governor Okowa condoles Thisday chief Eniola Bello over wife’s demise

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday condoled with the Managing Director of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello on the loss of his wife, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan.
Moses Siloko Siasia

NYPF advocate measures to combat illegal migration

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has stated that it will lead a global intervention to stem the ugly tide of illegal migration and trafficking in person in Nigeria.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government lauds Facebook group for donating furniture to schools

Edo State Government has lauded a facebook group, Igbanke Unity Forum (IUF), for its continuous donations to schools in the community.
Indications have emerged that Heritage Bank Plc yesterday on an order of Federal High Court Ikoyi Division seized the property of Smooth Promotions Limited, owner of Hip TV, owned by Ayo Animashaun, situated at No. 4 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja; Lagos following inability to pay back the bank loan worth Hundreds of Millions.

Indebtedness: Heritage Bank takes over Hip TV

Indications have emerged that Heritage Bank Plc yesterday on an order of Federal High Court Ikoyi Division seized the property of Smooth Promotions Limited, owner of Hip TV, owned by Ayo Animashaun, situated at No. 4 Ogundana Street, Off Allen Avenue, Ikeja; Lagos following inability to pay back the bank loan worth Hundreds of Millions.

Kwara APC faction inaugurates campaign council

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Hon. Ishola Balogun-Fulani in Kwara State, yesterday, inaugurated a 45-man Campaign Council.
Funmi Falana

Funmi Falana laments rising cases of violence against women

The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Funmi Falana, at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase.
Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Going to court over Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate waste of time

Those challenging the non-submmision of academic credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari in court are abusing the judicial system in the country.

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Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.

US: Malta seizes $1 billion in counterfeit Libyan money

Maltese authorities have seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm and worsen the north African country’s economic problems, the US State Department said.
Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Sudan summons Ethiopia envoy over deadly cross-border attack

Sudan has summoned the Ethiopian embassy's chargé d'affaires over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian rebel fighters that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel and civilians, Khartoum said in a statement on Saturday.

Thirteen killed in Katsina bandit attacks

Thirteen people died on Friday when villagers fought back against armed cattle thieves in Katsina State where rustling has been on the increase.
Dr. Dominic Ukpong, Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Health

Akwa Ibom discharges two coronavirus patients

The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, who announced this on Saturday said those discharged have been certified negative by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing to 16, the total of those treated and discharged of the viral infection since the first set of cases were recorded on April 1, 2020.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.