Nigeria news today headlines : Friday 14th February 2020
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Amotekun Won’t Run As A Regional Initiative — IGP
Victoria Ojugbana; Uche Nwosu Lagos / Umuahia – Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Thursday said that Amotekun will not be run as a regional security operation as initially suggested, noting that it will be driven by state-led effort. This is coming after the South West Regional Security Operation code-named Operation Amotekun has
Lassa Fever: NCDC Records 472 Cases, 70 Deaths
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 472 cases and 70 deaths of Lassa fever as at February 11, 2020, Director General of the centre, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said. He told newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, while giving an update on the Lassa fever outbreak that the overall case fatality rate (CFR) for 2020 stood
PDP Jubilates As Supreme Court Sacks APC Gov-Elect, Deputy
Temidayo Akinsuyi; Igoniko Oduma; Tony Ezimakor; Paschal Njoku;Samuel Ogidan Lagos / Yenagoa /Abuja – There was jubilation in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, on Thursday by supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Supreme Court invalidated the election of governor-elect, David Lyon, and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. However, there was disquiet in
Men Of Excellence
After reciting the Tashahhud, Ta‘awwuz, and Surah Al-Fatihah, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V (aba) stated: The companion who I will mention today is Muhammad bin Maslamah Ansari (ra). Hazrat Muhammad bin Maslamah’s (ra) fathers name was Maslamah bin Salamah. He belonged to the Aus tribe of the Ansar and was the confederate of the Abd-Ash’al tribe.
APC Lost Bayelsa Due To Oshiomhole’s Recklessness – Idahosa
Chief Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information in Edo state is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he speaks on the latest Supreme Court judgment sacking David Lyon, the Bayelsa state governor-elect, the reconstitution of the party’s Reconciliation Committee and latest developments in his home state.
Supreme Court Should Revisit Imo Governorship Issue – Akirika
Hon. Okoli Akirika is a legal practitioner, a former Commissioner for Lands in Anambra State, the Publicity Coordinator, Atiku / Obi Campaign Organization in the state. In this Interview with PERCY ONYEJEKWE, he argues that the Supreme Court Judgment that ousted Ihedioha was fundamentally wrong. He reasoned that a revisit of the judgment would save
Attempt To Alter Zoning Arrangement In Delta Will Spell Doom For PDP – Erute
Chief Hope Erute is a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Delta State. In this interview with JOHN AMUDO, he spoke on his party’s zoning arrangement in the state, which he said, favours the Urhobo to produce the next governor of the state. Excerpt: 2023 is still three years away, but the polity appears heated
‘Why Gas Has Not Impacted Nigeria’s Economy’
LAGOS – Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, yesterday stated that the Assa North-Ohaji South (ANOH) gas and condensate processing plant in Imo State slated to commence operations in 2021, will further boost the power generation in Nigeria by over 1,200 megawatts, adding that the uncertainties around changes in fiscal framework, local community crisis, mismatch in
NECA Lauds FG Over Exemptions On Forex Ban For Milk, Dairy Importation
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) yesterday commended the Federal Government’s policy on foreign exchange ban on importation of milk and dairy foods, adding that the decision is an indication of government’s responsiveness to good reasoning and the concern of businesses organisations in the country. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had last week placed
Senate Urges Speedy Completion Of Apapa/Oshodi/Oworonshoki Road
LAGOS – The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Works, Senator Adamu Aliero has urged the contractor handling the Apapa/ Oshodi/Oworonshoki Road to expedite action on the project in order to complete it in tandem with the delivery date, just as he commended Arab Contractors Nigeria Limited for not abandoning the Ikorodu-Shagamu road due to
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