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#Covid-19: “We’ve Started Immediate Cash Transfer To Poorest Households” – FG Says

Sadiya Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development, says the ministry has commenced cash transfer to poorest households in the country to cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. The minister said this during a press briefing by the presidential task force on the disease in Abuja, on Monday The Cable reports.... Continue Reading →

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Federal Government Sues Abuja Supermarkets For Hiking Price Of Sanitizers And Other Materials

The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is to prosecute four supermarkets and their proprietors in Abuja for the alleged arbitrary hike of prices of sanitizers, hand-wash liquids, disinfectants, and other anti-bacterial hygiene products. Court documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES on Friday named the four supermarkets, which also include their pharmacies as Prince Ebeano... Continue Reading →

‘There is no relationship between bleaching and Kingdom of God’ – Etinosa slams Apostle Suleman

Nollywood actress, Idemudia Etinosa has taken a swipe at the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman over his recent comment about bleaching. The cleric had described those who bleach as fraudsters in a recent sermon at the headquarters of his church in Auchi, Edo State. Apostle Suleman added that those who... Continue Reading →

I’m getting you pregnant again – Davido tells Chioma

Award-winning Singer and Father-of-three, Davido seems to be having the urge to father another child if his recent comment on his wife, Chioma’s page is anything to go by. Davido teased Chioma that he will be getting her pregnant again soon because she is so sexy. The two celebrities seem not to be backing out... Continue Reading →

Wizkid is the legend of his generation – 2baba

Sensational singer, Innocent Idibia also known as 2face or 2baba has said Nigerian Afropop singer Wizkid is the legend of his generation. According to the “One Love” crooner, Wizkid made his way to become one of the most influential artists in the country by giving his generation what they want. The veteran singer also regards... Continue Reading →

Griezmann Rescues Barcelona First Leg Draw At Napoli

Antoine Griezmann rescued a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Frenchman Griezmann struck just before the hour mark for Barca in Naples after Dries Mertens had put the hosts ahead in the 30th minute with his 121st Napoli goal, equalling the club all-time... Continue Reading →

SERAP Condemns Bill Seeking Immunity For Lawmakers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned the passing of a bill seeking to give leaders of federal and state legislatures immunity from prosecution for corruption. SERAP in a statement issued by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare on Tuesday, said the move is tantamount to ripping up the nation’s constitution. The organization, therefore,... Continue Reading →

We Are Confronting Infrastructure Deficit Head-On – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government will continue to invest heavily in the provision of infrastructure in a bid to confront the deficits facing the country. President Buhari during a working visit to Ondo State to commission some projects on Tuesday stated that Nigerians have been starved of adequate infrastructure due to... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s Salvation Lies In Decentralisation Of Federal Powers – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says decentralisation of some exclusive functions of the Federal Government, including the provision of security, can provide instant solutions to the security challenges bedevilling Nigeria. He said this on Tuesday while delivering a paper at the Freedom Online third annual lecture with the theme: “Nigeria: Foundation, Fundamentals and... Continue Reading →

Our Ordeal In The Hands Of Nigerian Police – Footballers

Following the horrific death of Remo Stars assistant captain Kazeem Tiamiyu, after he was arrested by SARS officials on Saturday, JOHNNY EDWARD and KELVIN EKERETE write on the experiences of some of the country’s star footballers in the hands of policemen, in this report The gruesome death of Remo Stars defender and assistant captain Kazeem Tiamiyu threw the... Continue Reading →

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