Zamfara: PDP insist Supreme Court can not reverse self

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday vehemently insisted that the Supreme Court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to review its judgment on the Zamfara Governorship election matter. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, stated this as the firm position of the party after a crucial meeting with critical stakeholders from Zamfara state, in Abuja, on Saturday. Ologbondiyan said the PDP stands by its earlier statement in which it raised alarms that the APC was behind the insupportable agitation that…

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FG shuts Lagos, Abuja airports Monday Over Coronavirus

The Federal Government says the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja will be shut effective Monday, March 23. This is contained in a statement signed by the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu. The closure of international flight operations at the Lagos and Abuja airports is in addition to the three other international airports in Kano, Enugu and Port Harcourt shut for flight operations on Saturday. Nuhu said the closure would last till April 23, adding that emergency and essential flights…

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Covid-19: Federal Government Stops Trains services nationwide

NRC STOPS ALL PASSENGERS’ TRAINS SERVICES The Federal government has announced the stoppage of all passengers trains services in the country. The Board and Management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation NRC made this known in a press statement Saturday by  the NRC Deputy Director Public relations Yakub Mahmood who said “board and management have decided to stop all passengers’ trains operation as from Monday 23th March 2020.” The statement added that is is  in view of the report of the already known CoronaVirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the country. Nigeria has…

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Covid-19: Stakeholders task FG on timely, full release of health budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to ensure the timely release of the budgetory allocations to health in full irrespective of dwindling oil prices due to coronavirus The chairman, National Advocates for Health, NAH, Professor Oladapo Ladipo, made this known in a statement in Abuja Professor Ladipo said the federal government needs to be committed to providing total allocation made for basic health provision fund, BHCPF, of N44.50 billion and N46 Billion allocated for the Health Capital Budget. That the importance of the health capital budget has a significant component…

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Nigeria’s Health ministry confirms 10 new cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria’s Federal ministry of health has confirmed 10 new cases of Covid_19 in the country. The minister of health Dr. Osagie Ehanire confirmed this in a statement made available to ITV news through our health correspondent Joseph Kadiri. The minister Says among the 10 cases, 3 in Abuja the nation’s capital while seven in Lagos. The statement says the ministry and the Nigeria centre of Disease control NCDC is working with University of Abuja teaching hospital Gwagwalada on the three cases. Saturday’s coronavirus cases are the first to be…

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