RT @TheNationNews: ‘We will stop Edo election if we perceive...

RT @TheNationNews: ‘We will stop Edo election if we perceive violence’ INEC warns https://thenationonlineng.net/we-will-stop-edo-election-if-we-perceive-violence-inec-warns/ (Feed generated with FetchRSS) Ondo State Governorship Election Updates, Nigeria

COVID-19: Govt issues strong warning as worship centres, schools set...

Subject to the fulfilment of some laid down protocols, worship centres in Ekiti State may resume for services as from Friday, July 17th. This is in line with the agreement reached by the state government with leaders of religious organisations in the state. Governor Kayode Fayemi who disclosed this on Tuesday in a statewide broadcast…

SaharaReporters: Edo/Ondo 2020: @INECnigeria To Accredit Observers, Media Online |...

Edo/Ondo 2020: @INECnigeria To Accredit Observers, Media Online | Sahara Reporters Yakubu said the party had learned from previous election conducted and the humongous number of litigations that followed election conduct. READ MORE: https://t.co/0AXPhvL6GN pic.twitter.com/6UccAfPkdj — Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) June 30, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Ondo State Governorship Election Updates, Nigeria

US Could Hit 100,000 New COVID-19 Cases A Day –...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on June 30, 2020, in Washington, DC. Al Drago – Pool/Getty Images/AFP   A top US health expert warned Congress on Tuesday that new coronavirus cases could more than double to…

State Selection C’tees on extended Special Public Works Programme inaugurated

The Federal Government has inaugurated the States’ Selection Committees on Extended Special Public Works for the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians to be engaged under the programme. Performing the virtual inauguration of the Committees in Abuja on Tuesday, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, stated that the Committees would be responsible for identifying and…

Nigeria is in a ‘very terrible state of development’ —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday decried the vulnerable nature of the Nigerian economy as well as the infrastructural deficit. The president, who spoke during a virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), urged the council to do more to help the country to exit its “very terrible state of development.” Buhari,…

Parties and survival of Nigeria’s democracy…

Ayodele Okunfolami   Sir: Practically everything in life, we all need forebearers or referees to get or recommend us to the higher level we aspire to. We need a voice to speak and vouch for us. That is the role godfathers play in politics. Since the godfather is already an established name with wide political…

Poor waste management practice and Covid-19 spread…

Aisha Agyeno   SIR: In Nigeria, waste are dumped in open pits; flowing gully water, drainage channels and poorly managed dumpsites, which have become very rigorous to maintain, and where waste pickers without wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) would scavenge for recycled materials. Such dumpsites also serve as a “food bank” for livestock like…

Let’s try attitudinal overhaul…

By Alade Fawole   Without a critical and positive attitudinal change towards the new global realities occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, Nigeria and its people would no doubt be worse off after the Covid-19 pandemic. Rather than being an apocalyptic prediction, everything in fact points in the direction of unprecedented changes across the globe from…