Kogi Election Appeal: Group petitions NJC, others over panel composition (1)
By Editor 28 May 2020 | 1:09 pm Some individuals under the umbrella body of Nigeria Integrity Movement, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), and the Acting President, Court of Appeal, Justice Monica B. Dongban-Mensem, over alleged plan by some judges to subvert the composition of Kogi State Election Petition Appeal Panel. National Coordinator of the Movement, Mr.
Premier League clubs preparing for swap deal transfer market as big fees snubbed (8)
PLUS: Two Arsenal players among stars on special MTV Cribs series; EFL League One vote hangs on a knife edge; and Barcelona star rejects Juventus switch John CrossChief Football Writer 07:00, 29 MAY 2020 Premier League clubs are expecting an explosion in swap deals this summer. They are notoriously difficult transfers to complete because agreeing one deal is hard enough but to agree two within the same transaction with
External borrowings to rescue as Senate cuts 2020 budget to N10.509 trillion (1)
By John Akubo, Abuja 29 May 2020 | 6:00 am The Federal Government yesterday changed the earlier plan of drastically slashing the 2020 passed budget of N10.594trillion to N9trillion by reducing it with just about N85billion through a new proposal of N10.509trillion . Consequently the earlier approved N2.4trillion for debts servicing in the 2020 fiscal year, is now jerked up to about N3trillion, now standing at N2.951.710trillion.
How coronavirus endangers healthcare workers, by NHIS boss (1)
By Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze (Abuja) and Gordi Udeajah (Umuahia) 29 May 2020 | 4:06 am Abia State declares escapee positive case wanted Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Mohammed Sambo, has lamented that healthcare workers are becoming endangered by the Covid-19 pandemic, as many health facilities across the country are being deserted. Worried by the high number of frontline workers infected with the
Nigerian Navy appoints new officers (1)
Martha Obi, Abuja May 28, 2020 The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas has approved the appointment of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy. In a statement, Vice Admiral Ibas said "the major reshufflement affected a total of 110 senior officers, consisting of 33 Rear Admirals and 77 Commodores". The new Chief of Policy and Plans Naval Headquarters is Rear Admiral Ifeola Mohammed.
UNICEF appoints Cobhams Asuquo national Ambassador (1)
May 28, 2020 The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador. UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Peter Hawkins, announced the appointment in a statement made available in Kaduna on Wednesday. Mr Hawkins said that the appointment made the celebrated artist UNICEF Nigeria's first National Ambassador in the last 15 years.
Premier League Rumors: Red Devils Ready To Cash In On Werner After Liverpool Talks Stall (1)
By Joseph Patrick 05/29/20 AT 10:04 AM KEY POINTS Red Devils target Timo Werner Liverpool may pass on Werner due to financial issues Werner coudl be utilized better at Manchester United Even though it made no sense, Liverpool has been linked to Timo Werner of RB Leipzig.
COVID-19: Africa records over 128,500 positive cases, 53,000 recoveries (2)
May 29, 2020 The World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded over 128,500 cases of the #COVID19 in Africa- with more than 53,000 recoveries and 3,700 deaths Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus on the continent, every African country has been affected: In South Africa 27,403 people have tested positive for the virus.
Rwanda: Clare Akamanzi Appointed Board Member of WHO Foundation (1)
28 May 2020 The New Times (Kigali) By Edwin Ashimwe The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed Rwanda Development Board (RDB) CEO Clare Akamanzi as one of its founding members of a newly created foundation, an independent grant-making entity. The Foundation, according to a press statement issued by WHO, will support the Organization's efforts to address the most pressing global health challenges.
WHO: Breastfeeding is safe (2)
Thursday, 28 May 2020 © WHO/Aleksandra Olsen The coronavirus crisis highlights the need for stronger legislation to protect families from false claims about the safety of breast-milk substitutes or aggressive marketing practices. A new report published yesterday (27 May) by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals that despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of breast-milk substitutes, countries are