Tuesday, 14 July, 2020

Day: June 24, 2020


Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has postponed a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council earlier scheduled for Thursday. The NEC, chaired by the Vice President, has all state governors and a few relevant ministers as members. This is coming Read more…


Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says government will need to borrow US$7 billion from international finance institutions as one of the measures to cover the budget hole brought about by South Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, measures and reforms Read more…


Someone told me CBN governor Godwin Emefiele was so alarmed by the hundreds of billions of naira that Sabiu “Tunde” Yusuf has in his name in personal bank accounts that he advised Sabiu to mask some of the bank accounts Read more…


The Deputy Governor of Edo state, Philip Shuaibu has disclosed that he has a problem with the immediate past governor of the state Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who according to him became a dictator.  Speaking on a  Channels Television programme “Politics Today”, Shuaibu stated that Read more…


Bola Tinubu Former Lagos State governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s ambition to become Nigeria’s President has practically crashed to the ground after President Muhammadu Buhari rejected former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, to support Victor Giadom as Acting National Chairman of Read more…


Three members of Oyo State Executive Council have tested positive for COVID-19. Governor Seyi Makinde broke the news in a tweet on Wednesday.  Makinde, who advised residents of the state to take preventive measures against the disease, reiterated that COVID-19 Read more…


The Government of the State of Osun on Wednesday confirmed the discovery of seven new cases in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, made this known on Wednesday. In a statement signed by him, he also Read more…


The federal government has released new guidelines for schools and learning facilities that must meet before being allowed to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Federal Ministry of Education proposed that schools must create isolation spaces before reopening. This was Read more…


Members of the Sand Dealers Multi-purpose Co-operative Society Ltd have accused the Peoples Democratic Party Chairman of Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State, Mr Ogbueshi Dada Okonji, and his associates, Mr Victor Nnalue and Mr Dumnebi Eluaka of Read more…


National Treasury has set aside R21.5 billion for COVID‐19‐related healthcare spending for health and frontline services, as government continues to treat and contain the spread of the pandemic. The Minister revealed this while virtually delivering his Supplementary Budget on Wednesday. Read more…