453 New COVID-19 Cases, 334 Discharged And No Deaths On...

453 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-113FCT-72Plateau-59Enugu-55Kaduna-38Ondo-32Osun-26Ebonyi-20Ogun-9Delta-8Borno-7Akwa Ibom-6Oyo-5Bauchi-1Kano-1Ekiti-1 https://twitter.com/NCDCgov/status/1293676112913080320?s=19 Highlights On the 12th of August 2020, 453 new confirmed cases and no deaths were recorded in NigeriaTill date, 47743 cases have been confirmed, 33943 cases have been discharged and 956 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital TerritoryThe 453 new cases are…

Ex CBN Deputy Governor, Obadiah Honours DSS Invitation Over Comments...

Previous thread:https://www.nairaland.com/6048302/boko-haram-dss-summons-mailafia#92718044 A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia on Wednesday honoured the invitation of the Department of State Security Service (DSS) over his comment that government is culpable for the ongoing killings and in Southern Kaduna. Dr Obadiah arrived at the Plateau State Command of the DSS Jos…

Tonto Dikeh, Pauline Tallen, Julie Donli At Project ‘100 Girls...

Pauline Tallen, Julie Okah Donli, Tonto Dikeh, Others At Flags-Off Project -100 Girls In ICT For Youth Inclusion.., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HRzYpv9Oe4 Yesterday in Abuja, the Minister of state for Science and Technology, Mohammed Abdullahi, Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, Director General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, Actress Tonto…

Former US Ambassador To Nigeria, Walter Carrington Dies At 90…

A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead. This was confirmed in a statement signed by his wife, Arese Carrington. He was aged 90. She wrote: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for his life of selfless humanity that I announce the passing of my…

NBC To Sanction Nigeria Info Over Mailafia Interview…

The National Broadcasting Commission has begun moves to penalise a radio station, Nigeria Info, over a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailaifa. It was gathered that the NBC could term Mailaifa’s statement as hate speech and sanction the station. The PUNCH had earlier reported…

Two UNILAG Council Members Protest Against VC’s Removal, Attack Pro-Chancellor…

POLITICSNIGERIA.COM Two Senate representatives in the Governing Council of the University of Lagos, UNILAG have criticized the Pro-Chancellor of the University, Wale Babalakin over his role in the sack of the Vice-Chancellor, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Professor Olukemi Odukoya and Bola Oboh, in different statements, pointed fingers at Babalakin adding that Ogundipe was not given an opportunity…

How South East Lost Out In $93 Billion Foreign Investments…

Why investors shun region• Low returns, poor infrastructure trigger apathy• Investors attack governors• We’re doing our best, govs’ forum insists Despite relative peace in the region, the Southeast zone has remained unattractive to investors, a situation analysts ascribe to unfriendly tax regimes, poor quality of infrastructure and low return on investment. Of Nigeria’s $93,284,945,10559 billion…

Abuja Publicist, Alexreports Celebrates His Beautiful Wife’s Birthday (Pix)…

Esther Nwankwo, wife of famous Nigeria Publicist, Alex Nwankwo a.k.a. Alex Reports, has turned plus one today and has shared amazing photos on her social media handles. Mrs Nwankwo is celebrating her first birthday in marriage today, as she continues to receive amazing and delightful gestures from friends, family members, Beauty Queens from across the…

Police Arrest 67 IPOB Members, Native Doctor For Unlawful Assembly…

The police in Imo State on Wednesday arrested 67 persons, suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and a native doctor, for alleged unlawful assembly. The state commissioner of police, Isaac Akinmoyede, stated this in Owerri, the state capital. Mr Akinmoyede said the people were arrested in Orji, Owerri North…

President Buhari Finalises Nigeria’s Membership In African Trade Insurance…

Membership in African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) allows Nigeria to attract additional insurance capacity to help attract investments Nigeria becomes a full member country at an opportune time. It joins ahead of others that are fast-tracking membership given the trade and investment insurance challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and also recognizing the potential post-pandemic opportunities. Nigeria contributed…

FEC Approves N8.49 Billion For COVID-19 Testing Kits Procurement…

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N8.49 billion for the procurement of 12 items for the testing of coronavirus pandemic by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The virtual council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday, gave the approval after considering a…