Buhari Must Listen To The People Or Put Nigeria ‘On...

A file photo of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.   Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari has an opportunity to address the demands of the people or put the country “on fire”. His comment comes two days after the federal government met with leaders of the South-South region. At the…

Ozigbo, Wike bag Business Hallmark’s People Of The Year Awards

The immediate past President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Plc, Valentine Ozigbo, has been named as a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Transformational Leadership Award at the 2020 edition of the People of the Year Awards. The post Ozigbo, Wike bag Business Hallmark’s People Of The Year Awards appeared first on The…

Turkey detains 70 people, including lawyers over alleged terror ties

All the suspects are accused of alleged links to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), designated a terrorist group by Turkey. The post Turkey detains 70 people, including lawyers over alleged terror ties appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Source link #Turkey #detains #people #including #lawyers #alleged #terror #ties

Health Commissioner Claims No Strange Death In Kogi, Says 43...

  Following an alarm raised by a lawmaker representing Olamaboro Constituency in the Kogi State House of Assembly, Ujah Anthony Alewo, that 50 persons have died of a strange illness in Kogi State, the Commissioner for Health, Saka Audu has denied the report. The Health Commissioner in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise…

78,000 people benefit from National Social Investment Programmes in Bauchi...

Tribune Online 78,000 people benefit from National Social Investment Programmes in Bauchi ― Govt No fewer than 78,000 people in Bauchi State have so far benefitted from the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs). The Chief of Staff to the Governor of Bauchi State, Dr Ladan Salihu, who expressed delight on the development during an interview,…

COVID-19: Some People Indifferent To Safety Guidelines – FCT Residents

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have said that while some persons were in strict compliance with the safety guidelines by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), some were indifferent. Chief Ugochukwu Nnam, President of Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), an Abuja-based NGO, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

Lagos East bye-election: PDP urges INEC to ensure only qualified...

The Campaign Organisation of Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial Candidate for the forthcoming Lagos East bye-election, has urged INEC and security agencies to ensure only qualified people are allowed to vote. Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, the Media Director of the Campaign Organisation, made this appeal in an interview with the News Agency of…

Measles killed 207,500 people in 2019 — WHO

Countries that have recently suffered large measles outbreaks include the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Central African Republic (CAR), Georgia, Kazakhstan, North Macedonia, Samoa, Tonga, and Ukraine. The post Measles killed 207,500 people in 2019 — WHO appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Source link #Measles #killed #people

Rivers: IPOB can’t speak for Igbo people – Gov Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has declared that the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, cannot speak for the people of the southeast. Umahi, who is the Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum, said IPOB can’t represent the interest of the Ndigbo. He spoke during a visit of Southeast governors to their counterpart in…

People Think Eminem’s Ad Won Michigan Votes For Joe Biden

Democratic presidential faithful Joe Biden is projected winner for the state of Michigan in the 2020 presidential election race and people are convinced that Eminem May have been involved in the former vice president’s victory.   As at Wednesday, November 4, citizens of America were yet to receive news on which of the two presidential hopefuls—Biden and…

Amuwo Odofin Youth Blast Lawmaker, Alli-Macaulay, Over Comments On Young...

Mojisola Alli-Macaulay The Amuwo Odofin Stakeholders Consultative Forum has berated Lagos Assembly member, Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, over her comments ascribing the destruction of properties to peaceful protesters. The group in a statement by Kingsley E. Nwanze, Convener, Amuwo Odofin Intelligentsia, and Gbenga N. Akinbinu, NYCN, Amuwo Odofin Chapter, said young people in the community stopped thugs…

A nation where people are hostile to one another is...

Dauda Birma, a former minister of Education, and onetime presidential aspirant under the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), in this interview with ZEBULON AGOMUO, laments the level of division in Nigeria and expresses pessimism over the continued existence of the country. Excerpts: How do you describe Nigeria at the moment with all the things…