Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says a video circulating online showing hundreds of mourners at a funeral purported to be that of the late Emir of Rano is “fake”.
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Tony Allen Bows Out;
Masterful drummer and co-creator of Afrobeat, the fusion of funk, jazz and African styles that he pioneered with Fela Kuti
On 12 and 13 March there were two concerts in the Church of Sound series at St James the Great Church in Clapton, east London. They were staged in the round, with both the audience and the small band of brass, keyboards and guitar circled around the star player, arguably the finest drummer on the planet.
28th April 2020 – Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Announces End of Emergency Phase of 2020 Lassa Fever Outbreak
28 April 2020 | Abuja – NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL ANNOUNCES END OF EMERGENCY PHASE OF 2020 LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK
I Nigeria’s president has announced an immediate two-week lockdown in Kano, the largest city in the north, after local reports of a big rise in deaths in recent days.
The Federal Government has requested for the account statements of some former public office holders to 10 banks. Bloomberg reports that the public officers include former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience; former Ministers of Petroleum,
Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, says the agency does not know the status of the controversial 1,800 bags of rice sent to Oyo State.
The board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday approved Nigeria’s request for $3.4 billion emergency support to address the severe impact of the COVID-19.
Security forces enforcing the lockdown in parts of Nigeria have killed more people than coronavirus itself, a local rights group says.
EX-AGITATORS TO BUHARI, APPOINT A SUBSTANTIVE AMNESTY COORDINATOR, UNVERIFIED, NON-EXISTENT PROJECTS, NSA – MONGUNO, AMNESTY COMMITTEE TO PAY BILLIONS OF NAIRA TO FRAUDULENT CONTRACTORS FOR KICK-BACKS.
Niger Delta ex-agitators from across the region have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a Substantive Amnesty Coordinator that will initiate programmes capable of elevating the sufferings of ex-agitators and their families following the covid-19 lockdown.
An online platform had accused the commission of awarding the sum of N5,474,647,125.00 for the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health workers and provision of community-based sensitization campaign against the spread of COVID-19 in the region.