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DSTV, STARTIMES, MTN, GLO, AIRTEL and ETISALAT urged to give Nigerians free service for 1 Month

General News, Politics
The Minister of State for Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo(SAN) has urge DSTV and STARTIME to extend the monthly subscription of all their customers to enable them follow up with the COVID-19 happenings in the country and also to ease the stress of those customers that won't be able to subscribe for the new month due to stay at home order. He has also pleaded with telecommunication companies like MTN, GLO and others to also gift out airtime and data for the ease of communication. The Minister said this on his tdwitter handle "As one of the Ministers entrusted with the welfare of Nigerian workers, I politely urge @DStvNg & @StarTimes_Ng to extend all EXISTING subscriptions by at least one month, free-of-charge, as their own contribution to ease the pains of Nigerian workers at this ...
Breaking: Buhari to make a National Broadcast by 7pm today

Breaking: Buhari to make a National Broadcast by 7pm today

Politics
The President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mohammed Buhari will be on a live broadcast today, 29th March, 2020 by 7pm Nigerian time. The special adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this on Sunday, Vanguard news reports. “Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) respectively for the broadcast,” he said.
Senators proposes pension fund for the rehabilitation and construction of roads

Senators proposes pension fund for the rehabilitation and construction of roads

Politics
The Nigerian senators have made a proposal to the federal government to use the funds saved by civil servants for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of roads in the Nation. Senator Adamu Aliero the chairman, Senate committee on works, made the call when he lead members of the committee on a courtesy visit to the Akwa-Ibom Governor, Emmanuel Udom on Saturday in Uyo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) revealed that the roads inspected included the Calabar-Itu road, Construction of Ikot-Ekpene border-Aba-Owerri road among others. According to Aliero this decision of as a result of the annual budgetary allocation is insufficient to fund the over 522 roads. He said that there was a proposal before the National Economic Council, that part of the fund which was almost N9 trillion, be used in...
NUC approves the lock down of University

NUC approves the lock down of University

Politics
The National University commission has announced the closure of all Nigeria University to better have a view of fighting the COVID-19. This is coming after almost 24hrs of the federal government of Nigeria declaring the luck down of every school in the country.   According to NUC, schools should be closed for a period of 1 month, beginning from march 23.   This is contained in a circular signed by the commission’s deputy executive secretary, Suleiman Rammon-Yusuf.   The statement reads “I write at the bearest of the Executive Secretary to inform Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities that as part of measures to contain and prevent the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) throughout the country, approval has been granted for the closure of all schools fo
Ben Bruce loses wife to Cancer

Ben Bruce loses wife to Cancer

Politics
Silverbird CEO, Ben Murray Bruce loses his wife of 41 years to cancer.   Bruce made this known via his social media handles as he revealed how devastated him and his children are.   He begged people to include his family in their prayers.   "I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence - awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken.‬ ‪Our children are devastated, I am too. But I have to be strong for them. Please put our family in your prayers. Like the sun, my wife was a blessing and touched the lives of everyone she met. Though she’s gone, she’d remain alive in our hearts forever
Nigeria stock with abundant unsold crude

Nigeria stock with abundant unsold crude

Politics
As a result of the weak global demand caused by the COVID-19 and the surplus supply by Saudi Arabia, Russia, OPEC and other nations, Nigeria is stock with abundant of high quality crude oil. Nigeria has been know to supply some of the easiest-to-refine crude that typically commands a premium, has 30 or more unsold April-loading cargoes, traders say, equal to 30 million barrels or 30 percent of daily world demand. The global market has lost around half its demand due to the CoronaVirus outbreak. So far there is no sign of Nigeria, Angola or the north sea holding back on production because of Lower demand, instead, they are maximising output to try to raise cash. Trade source says.
President Mohammed Buhari daugther on self isolation

President Mohammed Buhari daugther on self isolation

Politics
The president daughter who just came back from the United Kingdom is already on self isolation which is in line with the federal government directives to anyone coming from high risk countries to self isolate. This is was stated on the wife of president twitter handle "Good afternoon Nigerians, Earlier today my daughter returned from the UK being among the high Burden listed countries of COVID-19. "Based on the advice of the Hon. Minister Of Health , Presidential Task force on COVID - 19 and that of NCDC, She is on Self Isolation, not because she displayed any symptoms of the Covid-19 .Please I urge all parents to do the same if possible as prevention is better than cure . "Similarly, I have shut down my office for two weeks with immediate effect while essential staff can ...
PDP to APC: stop playing politics with the COVID-19 pandemic

PDP to APC: stop playing politics with the COVID-19 pandemic

Politics
The people's democratic party has alermed the all progressive Congress not to play politics with the outbreak of the CoronaVirus, but to join other well meaning Nigerians in eradicating this disease. The PDP said it is on record that the APC, even as a party in government, “has failed to adduce any meaningful suggestion on ways to address the raging pandemic, but had rather enmeshed in internal squabbles while the country is at risk.” According to a statement disclosed late on Wednesday night by party spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan read: “Nigerians will recall that the PDP had on several occasions advised the federal government on effective pre-emptive measures as well as the need for need for concerted efforts and safeguards in the fight against Covid-19, which Mr. President also implemen
FG Commissions National Emergency toll-free Number 112

FG Commissions National Emergency toll-free Number 112

Politics
President muhammadu Buhari had on Thursday,  19 March commissioned the National Emergency toll-free number, 112.   The president also commissioned The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Communications center. The president was at the Communications and Digital economy complex,  Abuja where he lunched programs and projects executed and supervised by the Federal ministry of Communications and  Digital Economy.   The programs are part of the innovative approach to enhance the security of Nigeria and drive a digital Economy for a Digital Nigeria.   https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/1240603173959671809?s=19
After the first one, another 2023 presidential campaign Vehicle of deposed Kano Emir Emerges

After the first one, another 2023 presidential campaign Vehicle of deposed Kano Emir Emerges

Politics
After the first Vehicle that was branded with the 2023 presidential campaign posters of the Deposed Kano Emir, Muhammad Sanusi II went Viral on Social Media, in a move that shows this idea is gaining more strength,  another campaign Vehicle of the Dethroned Emir Emerges.   Its the same Person, Popular Northern Nigerian Comedian,  Ali Artwork that revealed the first vehicle who also revealed the second one.   It could be recalled however, that a journalist with VOA, Sale Shehu Ashaka quoted Sanusi as sayin he would not venture into politics in order not to destroy his long built reputation.   Checkout the new 2023 presidential campaign Vehicle branded with Sanusi's images.