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COVID-19: Fayemi assessments optimistic

Ekiti monarchs sue Fayemi over appointment of chairman

Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti   THERE was anxiousness in Ekiti State on Wednesday as Governor Kayode Fayemi introduced that he examined optimistic for COVID-19. Fayemi, had beforehand achieved two assessments that turned out unfavorable. The governor made this announcement through his official twitter deal with @kfayemi on Wednesday, saying he has gone into self-isolation. Following the event, Fayemi had delegated …

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Osun discharges 12 sufferers – The Nation Nigeria

‘Reckless’ motorcyclist  arraigned for murder

Toba Adedeji, Osogbo   THE Osun State Authorities stated it discharged on Monday 12 Coronavirus sufferers from its Isolation and remedy centre. The state additionally introduced the demise of 1 affected person on account of the virus. A press release by the Well being Commissioner, Dr Rafiu Isamotu additionally stated the invention of an extra eight contemporary COVID-19 instances within …

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Cost of N30m month-to-month to energy corporations worrisome, says Senate

Senate probes banks’ alleged non-remittance of Withholding Tax

Sanni Onogu, Abuja   THE Senate on Wednesday expressed concern over the month-to-month fee of $30 million by the Federal Authorities for energy. It mentioned the fee had turn out to be statutory due to the Share Buy Settlement (SPA) signed by the Federal Authorities with AZURA and ACU gasoline crops. The Crimson Chamber mentioned it plans to interact the …

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813 Nigerians have died from COVID-19, says NCDC

813 Nigerians have died from COVID 19 says NCDC - 813 Nigerians have died from COVID-19, says NCDC

Adeyinka Akintunde   The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) on Wednesday night time introduced that the nation has recorded 543 new circumstances of Coronavirus . The centre, via its twitter deal with, additional revealed that there are to date 38,344 confirmed circumstances in Nigeria, with  15,815 sufferers discharged with 813 deaths recorded The state-by-state breakdown of circumstances recorded on …

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Jegede wins Ondo PDP main

Jegede wins Ondo PDP primary

  Osagie Otabor, Akure     A former Legal professional Basic and Commissioner for Justice in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, has gained the 2020 governorship main of the Individuals’s Democratic Celebration (PDP). Jegede polled 888 votes to defeat his closest rival, Ondo Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, who garnered 657 votes He was the occasion’s governorship candidate in 2016 however …

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APC slams Makinde over plan to borrow N100b

APC slams Makinde over plan to borrow N100b - APC slams Makinde over plan to borrow N100b

 Bisi Oladele, Ibadan   THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has slammed Governor Seyi Makinde’s determination to supply N100 billion mortgage by bond to finance tasks. The Govt Council had on Tuesday permitted the issuance of a N100billion personal bond to facilitate what it referred to as the execution of precedence tasks that might drive financial growth. Learn …

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17 die in Delta tanker explosion – The Nation Nigeria

17 die in Delta tanker explosion 

 Elo Edremoda, Warri   SEVENTEEN individuals reportedly burnt to loss of life on Wednesday the place a petroleum tanker fell and exploded into flames close to Koko Junction on the Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West council space of Delta State. 4 autos have been burnt within the incident. The Nation learnt that the tanker spilled its content material because it …

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217 crime suspects arrested in Kaduna

217 crime suspects arrested in Kaduna - 217 crime suspects arrested in Kaduna

AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna, and Nsa Gill, Calabar   POLICE in Kaduna have arrested no fewer than 217 individuals believed to be behind the frequent killings, kidnapping, armed theft and rustling within the state. This week, gunmen killed and kidnapped many in components of the state. Commissioner of Police Umar Muri, who paraded the suspects on the command’s headquarters in Kaduna …

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Magu to open defence earlier than Salami panel right this moment

Help recover our stolen funds, Magu begs UK

Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Abuja     AFTER ready for a duplicate of the allegations towards him, the Presidential Investigation Committee on the actions of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on Wednesday agreed to offer  the suspended Appearing Chairman of the company Mr. Ibrahim Magu a report back to enter his Defence. The report is that of the …

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Boko Haram executes 5 humanitarian staff

Domestic terrorism in Nigeria and the United States

Duku Joel, Maiduguri, Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   BOKO HARAM terrorists on Wednesday launched a video exhibiting the execution of 5 humanitarian staff that they earlier kidnapped. The Nation gathered that the insurgents had made contact, demanding about $500,000, which was not paid. It was indicated within the video launched on Wednesday that insurgents ran out of persistence and executed the …

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Mastercard: sustainable setting very important – The Nation Nigeria Information


By Lucas Ajanaku   MORE than three quarters of individuals say they’re “very involved” in regards to the setting and really feel firms must be doing extra to deal with their impression on the planet, Mastercard stated yesterday. As customers search for methods to assist deal with local weather change by their very own optimistic actions, many are limiting their …

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Courtroom orders NNPC to pay retirees harmonised pension

Court orders NNPC to pay retirees harmonised pension - Courtroom orders NNPC to pay retirees harmonised pension

By Robert Egbe   THE Nationwide Industrial Courtroom in Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC) and NNPC Pension Fund Restricted to pay harmonised pensions to NNPC retirees. Justice Elizabeth Oji gave the 2 defendants 90 days inside which to adjust to the order, whereas additionally awarding N20,000 prices in opposition to them. The choose made the order …

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NBS: meals costs soared in June

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)

From John Ofikhenua, Abuja   Tright here was astronomical improve in meals costs in June,  the Nationwide Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has mentioned. In its newest report entitled: “Chosen Meals Costs Watch – June 2020,” it mentioned the common worth of 1kg of yam tuber elevated year-on-year by 37.63 per cent and month on month by 5.83 per cent to …

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NNPC Retail, Auto Match companion on automobile care


  The Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC’s) downstream subsidiary, NNPC Retail Restricted, has entered right into a partnership with Automated Match and Power Restricted (Auto Match), to arrange a automobile servicing centre in Abuja. In a press release by Auto Slot in Abuja, the deal to arrange the NNPC Lube Bay is geared toward selling protected motoring and improve patronage …

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Fed Govt okays N10.5b for ports

Fed Govt okays N10.5b for ports - Fed Govt okays N10.5b for ports

From Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   The Federal Authorities yesterday permitted initiatives in two memoranda price above N10.5 billion for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). The initiatives embody cargo scanners for the Onne and Port Harcourt ports in Rivers State, and Tin Can Island Port in Lagos State, in addition to 10 assorted assault and provider boats. Minister of Finance, Price …

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Wema Financial institution builds coaching faculty

Wema Bank

By Collins Nweze   Wema Financial institution has constructed a brand new coaching faculty, Wema Purple Academy, to supply high quality coaching for employees members in addition to an area for innovators to collaborate. Wema Purple Academy, previously at Oba-Akran, Ikeja, is now situated at City Planning Method, Ilupeju, Lagos and serves as a pathway for brand spanking new workers …

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Senate passes BOFIA – The Nation Nigeria Information

Senate passes BOFIA The Nation Nigeria News - Senate passes BOFIA - The Nation Nigeria Information

From Nduka Chiejina, Abuja (Assistant Editor) and Collins Nweze   The Senate yesterday, handed the Banks and Different Monetary Establishments Act (BOFIA) and gave the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) powers to license, supervise and revoke licenses of monetary establishments. Nevertheless, for the BOFIA) CAP B3 Legal guidelines of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (Modification) Invoice, 2020, handed by …

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Teen siblings donate face shields to UNTH

Teen siblings donate face shields to UNTH - Teen siblings donate face shields to UNTH

From Chris Oji, Enugu   Two Enugu teenage siblings, via their Youth Advocacy Towards COVID-19 (YAAC) have donated 200 clear face shields to College of Nigeria Instructing Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu. The siblings, Kamdi and Indrani Okeke, pupils of Spring of Life Worldwide College, Enugu, via their organisation, have been concerned in fabrication and distribution of face shields to frontline …

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Mother and father urged to make use of lockdown to enhance writing expertise

improve writing skills

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   Mother and father have been suggested to assist their younger youngsters enhance their writing expertise whereas colleges stay closed as a result of Coronavirus pandemic. This was as major and secondary faculty pupils who participated within the fifth Rising Stars Writing Competitors and Awards (RSWCA) have been praised by the organisers (The Writers’ Nook) sponsors of …

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Lawmaker faults repatriation of almajirai


A member of Home of Representatives,   Balarabe Shehu Kakale has faulted the repatriation of Almajirai to their states of origin by some state governors within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, describing it as unconstitutional. Talking at a press brefing, Kakale who represents Bodinga/Dange Shuni/ Tureta Federal Constituency, informed reporters  that it was a violation of their rights and freedom …

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