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Why we discharged Benue index case – National hospital

The National Hospital Abuja has given reasons for discharging a 58-year-old Nigerian-British, Susan Idoko-Okpe, who was the index case of coronavirus in Benue State. The NHA said no COVID-19 patient is currently being detained in the hospital. Deputy Director and Head of Information and Protocol for the hospital, Mr Tayo Haastrup, said this in a …

Forgery: Police invite lawyer for demanding minister’s probe

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja National Coordinator of Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates, Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi, was on Thursday summoned by the police over his coalition’s forgery allegation against the Minister of State, Mines and Steel, Uchechukwu Ogah. The coalition had, through a May 20, 2020 letter authored by Olajengbesi, a lawyer and Principal Partner, …



Nigerians purchasing hydroxychloroquine in large quantities, says PTF

The  Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has raised the alarm that the government had received reports of abuse and misuse of hydroxychloroquine as a  cure for coronavirus. Speaking in Abuja at the press conference of the PTF,  he said, “Through the surveillance …

Cholera outbreak kills 13 in Kenya

Kenya’s Ministry of Health said on Thursday that 13 people have died due to cholera following heavy rains pounding several parts of the nation. Cabinet Secretary for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, said medical personnel are working round the clock to control the reported 550 disease cases, mostly appeared in northern Kenya. “It is unfortunate that we …

Rohr accepts new two-year deal to coach Eagles

’Tosin Oluwalowo Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, on Wednesday agreed to terms of a new two-year contract sent to him by the Nigeria Football Federation, our correspondent has learnt. A member of Rohr’s backroom staff, who spoke with our correspondent on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that the Eagles coach had already agreed to the …

We can’t postpone Tokyo Olympics again – IOC

A senior Olympics official has warned that holding the postponed Tokyo Games next year faces “real problems”, with even a vaccine unlikely to stave off the threat of the coronavirus. John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s pointman for Tokyo 2020, indicated that officials would start deciding in October if and how the pandemic-hit Games could …

El-Rufai says doctors threatening strike risk job loss

Kayode Oyero Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said medical doctors and other health workers threatening to embark on industrial action in the state risk losing their jobs, noting that his administration would not “bow to blackmail”. In a statement on Thursday night by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, the governor …



Slain Saudi journalist’s sons ‘forgive’ killers on Ramadan holy night

The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Friday they “forgive” the killers of their father, an announcement analysts said effectively grants clemency to five convicted people on death row. Khashoggi, a royal family insider turned critic, was killed and dismembered at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul in October 2018, in a case that …

Edo ex-commissioner collapses after police harassment

Sola Shittu, Benin A former Commissioner for Education in the defunct Bendel State, Dr Nosa Omoregie on Thursday collapsed and was rushed to hospital following a shock he suffered after a team of policemen from the state Criminal Investigation Department visited his property at Aigbokhian Street, off Sapele road, Oghoghobi, Benin City. The wife of …

*-11-days-after-wedding/ Bauchi teenager kills husband over s** 11 days after wedding

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi An 18-year-old housewife, Salman Hassan, from Itas Gadau in Bauchi State, has narrated how she stabbed her husband, Mohammed Mustapha, to death over s**, just 11 days after their wedding. Speaking with journalists in Bauchi on Thursday during her parade alongside other suspects, Salma said she stabbed her husband in the chest …

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