Buhari Commiserates With Bishop Kukah Over Mother’s Death

Bishop Kukah

Buhari Commiserates With Bishop Kukah Over Mother’s Death     President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, over the loss of his mother, Janet Hauwa Kukah. The President’s condolence message was contained in a statement issued on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. According to the statement, President Buhari extended his heartfelt sympathy to members of Bishop Kukah’s family. He also prayed that God should grant the soul of Madam Kukah an eternal rest.

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Corruption Allegations: Magu Writes IGP, Seeks Bail

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Corruption Allegations: Magu Writes IGP, Seeks Bail       The suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, who is being investigated over corruption allegations by a special presidential panel, is asking the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to release him on bail. Magu, a serving police officer who has been in detention since his arrest on Monday, requested to be granted bail through a letter sent on his behalf by one of his lawyers, Mr Oluwatosin Ojaomo. He has been appearing before the…

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Abrupt Cancellation of WAEC is to Set Back Our Nation’s Youth, Says Atiku

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Abrupt Cancellation of WAEC is to Set Back Our Nation’s Youth, Says Atiku     Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the suspension of the 2020 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) by the Federal Government. Atiku’s reaction comes two days after the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu announced that no Unity Schools will participate in the scheduled WAEC exams. Speaking after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, the Minister asked the examination body and the state governments to reconsider their decision to open…

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Father Kills His Four-Year-Old Son In Anambra State

Anambra State

Father Kills His Four-Year-Old Son In Anambra State       A father identified as, Christian Alisigwe from Ihite Azia, Ihiala local government area of Anambra State has been arrested for killing and burying his four-year-old son. According to reports, the 35-year-old father allegedly butchered his son, Ebubechukwu Alisigwe with a cutlass. The Polie authorities currently investigating the incident are yet to confirm the reason for the father’s actions but revealed that the suspect buried his son after killing him. SP Haruna Mohammed, police spokesperson in Anambra said the corpse…

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COVID-19 Pandemic is Getting Worse in the World – Warns WHO Boss

COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic is Getting Worse in the World – Warns WHO Boss     World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has warned that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is “accelerating and getting worse” as lockdown measures are being relaxed in different countries around the world. He added that the coronavirus cases were increasing drastically, with almost 12million confirmed infections since the pandemic first began in China in December 2019. Speaking at the member state briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic evaluation, he said: “The virus has upended health systems…

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Twitter CEO Dorsey Donates $3 Million To US Mayors For Universal Basic Income Experiment

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Twitter CEO Dorsey Donates $3 Million To US Mayors For Universal Basic Income Experiment     Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has said he will donate $3 million to a group of  US mayors to experiment with the creation of universal basic income. The sum will go to the group Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI), a coalition of leaders from 16 cities who are in favor of universal basic income — regular payments to residents generally meant to fight poverty and meet citizens’ basic needs. “This is one tool…

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South African Rapper, AKA Tests Positive For Coronavirus

AKA Tests Positive

South African Rapper, AKA Tests Positive For Coronavirus     South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, known professionally as AKA has tested positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The rapper announced the news on his Twitter page on Friday. PRESS STATEMENT: AKA TESTS POSITIVE FOR NOVEL COVID-19 VIRUS Multi award-winning South African musician, AKA, has tested positive for the novel COID-19 virus, In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and to caution citizens to be more careful in their daily interactions with other, AKA has chosen to make his results…

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I am Not Afraid Of Osinbajo And his Minions – Jackson Ude

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I am Not Afraid Of Osinbajo And his Minions – Jackson Ude     Jackson Ude has stated that he is not afraid of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and that if he wants to sue him to court, then he should first resign from office. The Former Director of Strategy and Communications under President Goodluck Jonathan administration, stated this while reacting to Yemi Osinbajo’s petition to IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu after he accused him of receiving N4b from Ibrahim Magu. Reacting to the Osinbajo’s petition, Jackson Ude insisted that the Vice…

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EFCC: Buhari Confirm’s Magu’s Suspension, Appoints Mohammed Umar Acting Chairman

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EFCC: Buhari Confirm’s Magu’s Suspension, Appoints Mohammed Umar Acting Chairman       President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed the suspension of Ibrahim Magu as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Magu’s suspension by the President, which takes immediate effect, was announced on Friday in a statement from the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. The minister’s Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Umar Gwandu, who signed the statement explained that the presidential directive was to allow for an unhindered inquiry…

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Buhari Signs Revised 2020 Budget Into Law

Revised 2020 Budget

Buhari Signs Revised 2020 Budget Into Law     President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the revised budget of N10.8 trillion for the year 2020 today, Friday, July 10. He assented to the budget at about 11:06am on Friday at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. In his address, the President explained that the budget had to be revised because of the effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the nation’s economy. He disclosed that Ministries, Department, and Agencies (MDAs) of the government…

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