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Resumption: Fumigation does not kill coronavirus – private schools

National Vice President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, South-South, Dr. Akpeme Ochukwu, has faulted the compulsory fumigation of schools before resumption as directed by the state governments, stressing that it does not kill COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police begin investigation into ‘killing’ of youth in Delta

The Police in Delta has begun investigation into the alleged murder of a youth in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps set up 30-man c’ttee to accelerate passage of PIB

A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Vigilante group nabs three ‘armed robbers’ in Bayelsa

A vigilante group in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state has arrested three armed robbery suspects in Oloibiri community and recovered firearms and stolen items.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 386 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 386 new COVID-19 cases, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Saturday.

Court grants Delta cleric bail over ‘rape’ of 19-year-old girl

The Delta State High Court II sitting in Warri has granted stringent bail conditions to the Founder of Victory Revival Fasting & Prayer Ministry in Warri, Bishop Elijah Orhonigbe, over allegations of rape and impersonation from the custody of the Police “A” Division in Warri.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari names railway stations after Jonathan, Awolowo, Saraki, Ransome-Kuti, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe/Ajaokuta/Aladja/Warri corridors after some Nigerian leaders.

NNPC suffers 47 percent drop in petrol sales revenue

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation saw its revenue from petrol sales plunge by 47.38 per cent to N107.61bn in April as supply dropped amid the coronavirus lockdown and the reduction in the pump price of the product.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari4

President Buhari names Itakpe-Warri Railway complex after Goodluck Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of Itakpe-Warri Railway Complex in Agbor, Delta State after former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: 602 repentant ex-terrorists swear oath of allegiance to Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said 602 repentant ex-terrorists have sworn to an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria after completing a deradicalisation, rehabilitation and reintegration programme undertaken by the government’s ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ initiative in Gombe State.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Consultant anaesthetist dies of coronavirus in Delta

A former Zonal Medical Director and consultant anaesthetist at the Central Hospital, Warri, Dr Toju Eresanara, is dead.
Pauline Tallen

Minister: At least 3,600 rape cases recorded during lockdown

Over 3,600 rape cases were recorded across Nigeria during the lockdown, the minister of women affairs and social development, Pauline Tallen, has said.

NDLF: No oil facility will be shut down in Gbaramatu kingdom

The Niger Delta Ijaw Leaders Forum (NDLF), led by Com­rade Fedeke Ebipade, has assured President Muham­madu Buhari and multi-na­tional oil companies operat­ing in Gbaramatu Kingdom and the Niger Delta region of safe and secure operations.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

SERAP gives President Buhari 14 days to probe over N300 billion missing public funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 60-year-old man for ‘defiling’ 13-year-old girl

A 60-year-old man simply identified as Ogheneovo has been arrested by the Police in Ovwian/Aladja Division for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl in Ovwian community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State.
Sympathisers thronged the Warri headquarters of Father’s House Bible Church in Effurun, Delta State, on Saturday, mourning following the death of the church’s founder, Pastor Richmond Leigh.

Popular Delta cleric Richmond Leigh passes on

Sympathisers thronged the Warri headquarters of Father’s House Bible Church in Effurun, Delta State, on Saturday, mourning following the death of the church’s founder, Pastor Richmond Leigh.

NUPENG issues two-week ultimatum to government over bad roads

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has given the Federal Government a two-week ultimatum to rehabilitate the bad roads across the country.

Former central bank chief tasks federal government on ailing refineries

Dr Titus Okunronmu,a former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the Federal Government to resuscitate all the nation’s refineries towards addressing the problem of fuel importation.

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Adamawa governor flags off N8.8 billion flyover construction in Yola

The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has flagged off the construction of two flyovers and township roads in Jimeta, the state capital.
Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada-Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.

House of Reps majority leader decries resurgence of insecurity in constituency

The Majority Leader, House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa has decried resurgence of insecurity in his constituency of Doguwa and Tudun Wada local government areas sharing a border with the Falgore forest.
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Edo guber: We restored pride, dignity to Edo people – deputy governor

Edo state deputy governor Comrade Philip Shaibu on Tuesday, said the current administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki restored the pride and dignity to Edo people through the administration’s focus on development.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months.

NCDC: Abuja overtakes Lagos with most active cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has included the number of recovered patients from the Lagos State home-based treatment of COVID-19 in its data, increasing the state’s COVID-19 pandemic recoveries to 13,106.
Angel Gomes has confirmed he has left Manchester United, following months of speculation over whether the 19-year-old would remain at Old Trafford.

Angel Gomes bids farewell to Manchester United amid links to Lille

Angel Gomes has confirmed he has left Manchester United, following months of speculation over whether the 19-year-old would remain at Old Trafford.