Another doctor tests positive to Lassa fever in LUTH

Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi Araba, Prof Chris Bode said, yesterday, that another doctor had tested positive to Lassa fever. The new case was among the doctors under surveillance, who had close contact with the index, and

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FG stops seven varsities from running management courses

The Federal Government has asked seven federal universities of Agriculture and Technology to stop running Management courses and focus on their core mandate. The directive was handed down to the authorities of the seven universities by the Ministry of Education after

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FG deploys 24 perm secs, three to resume October

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo, has approved the deployment of 24 federal permanent secretaries. Fifteen of them were newly appointed and sworn in last week Wednesday. Three of those redeployed will resume in October while the rest are to complete handing and

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October 1 quit notice : why we set up Biafra guards –ipob

the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has debunked insinuations that it has set up a standing army, stressing that what it established is a vigilance group, Biafra Security Service, BSS, which would only gather intelligence and ensure that criminal elements do

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Police arrest ritualist in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Police Command yesterday, took custody of a 23-year-old man, Ifeanyichukwu Maxwell Dike, who was arrested by members of a vigilance group in the Eliozu area in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, while he was on the way to dispose the

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Pastor quits Trump’s evangelical advisory board, says ‘President has crossed the line’

New York City megachurch pastor, Mr. A.R. Bernard, became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump’s evangelical advisory board. He also announced his resignation via the Twitter. Bernard announced on Twitter Friday that “it became obvious that

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Suspected Nigerian drug trafficker jumps to death in India

Suspected Nigerian drug trafficker jumped to his death off the fourth floor of a building in southern New Delhi,India yesterday while trying to escape police arrest. Forty-year old Cyprian Ama Ogbonnaya had been trailed to the building by the police

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Drug Abuse: Kano govt to establish drugs marshals

Kano State Government on Friday said it had concluded plans to establish drugs marshals to curb drug abuse in the state. ‎The Executive Chairman, Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission disclosed this when the commandant of National Drugs Law

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Osinbajo redeploys 9 permanent secretaries

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the deployment of nine federal permanent secretaries to ministries and departments. The exercise followed the posting of 15 permanent secretaries earlier in the week. The latest development was conveyed in a circular issued on Friday by

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I’m “President in-waiting”, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose is famous for his controversies. On Saturday, ahead of President Muhammed Buhari’s arrival from London,  Fayode declared himself as Nigeria’s president in-waiting. He spoke at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo –the Taraba State capital

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