Comrade Abduljabar Ayelagba and Comrade Lamide Lawal
Ogun State government in the bid to ease the lockdown has distributed palliatives to over one hundred thousand youths in the state as part of efforts to cushion the effects of the stay-at-home directive.
The palliatives will reduce the pressure that the lockdown comes with and also slow the advance of Covid-19 pandemic.
Ogun Youths led by Abduljabar Ayelagba, the state Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria, described the efforts of the Governor as commendable.
In his words, ‘Governor Abiodun has shown that he’s a leader for the people, such kind of gesture in the distribution of … >>> Read Full Story
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… As shareholders approve 38 kobo dividend
By Peter Egwuatu
First Bank Nigeria Holdings, FBNH Plc has assured shareholders of repositioning the Group for greater height as it overcome its Non Performing Loan, NPL challenges, just as shareholders endorsed its proposed 38 kobo dividend per share for the financial year ended December 31, 2019.
The Group Managing Director/CEO, FBN Holdings, Mr UK Eke in his address to shareholders at the 8th Annual General Meeting, AGM said central to its strategy is the three-pronged focus of the Group aimed at restoring shareholders value over the last three years, which enhanced the revenue … >>> Read Full Story
A rare picture of the Late Halima Shitu
A pioneer female Hisbah Commander in Kano state, Halima Shitu has died at the age of 55.
According to the family source, she died on Monday after a brief illness in Kano.
“She left behind a husband who is a prominent Islamic Scholar Sheikh Abdulwahab Abdullah and six children to mourn her. Her eldest son is Malam Abdullah Abdulwahab, a system analyst at Bayero University Kano,” the deceased sister Maimuna Shitu said.
Kano Hisbah Command has benefitted greatly from the contribution of Late Mrs. Shitu.
She contributed to Islamic scholarship among women in Nigeria and Africa at … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:* As Only Motion on COVID-19 is in the Order Paper
By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- SENATORS resumed plenary this morning after spending thirty- six days at home following the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus( COVIC- 19) that is at the moment, ravaging the world on the nation.
Soon after the plenary commenced at 10 30am, the Senators went into a closed-door session ten minutes after.
The closed-door session is still ongoing.
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On the Order Paper, today is a motion titled ” COVID-19 Pandemic: Reviewing the National Response to the challenges and the way forward”
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The Presidency on Tuesday made clarifications on school resumption following the gradual relaxation of the lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Recall that Buhari had ordered a gradual relaxation of the lockdown starting from Monday next week, but was, however, silent on the reopening of schools.
However, Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina while featuring on TVC, said schools may re-open for those about to take exams.
Adesina said candidates about to take West African Examinations Council (WAEC) and other examinations may be allowed to go back to school.
He said: “If you look at Germany, they gradually reduced their lockdown … >>> Read Full Story
Abdulhamit Gul, Turkish Justice Minister
One hundred and twenty inmates in Turkey have tested positive for the coronavirus so far in four prisons, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Tuesday in Ankara.
The minister added none of the infected was in critical condition.
“All (inmates) are receiving treatment in hospital. There is no inmate in an intensive care unit; all are in a good state of health,” Gul told a televised news conference.
The minister would not disclose the locations of the prisons.
On April 13, Gul reported 17 coronavirus cases in Turkish prisons and said three of them had died of the disease.
There … >>> Read Full Story
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Wizkid, Davido and Tiwa Savage have redefined Afro sound, says Playboycasted, a songwriter and composer, who added that he would like to collaborate with on a song.
The Ebutte-Metta, Lagos-born, told journalists “I have worked with a number of artistes. Some of them include Junior Boy, Lyta, and many others.
“But I will love to create more sounds with Wizkid, Davido and Tiwa Savage.”
The “Top Boy” crooner went further to give details on why he looks forward to working with the artistes.
His words: “They have created the standard with Afro sound. The essence of featuring certain stars is to … >>> Read Full Story