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COVID-19: RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES FREE BUS SCHEME

COVID-19: RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES FREE BUS SCHEME

Rivers State Government has launched a COVID-19 Free Bus Scheme to cushion the effect of the pandemic on citizens. Inaugurating the Scheme in Port Harcourt today, the Commissioner for Transport, Mr. Sunny Ejekwu commended Governor Wike for the initiative which is the first of it’s kind in the country. Mr. Ejekwu stated that the buses...

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TRUMP SLAMS GOVERNORS AS ‘WEAK’ , URGES CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTS

TRUMP SLAMS GOVERNORS AS ‘WEAK’ , URGES CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTS

Trump spoke to governors on a video teleconference with law enforcement and national security officials, telling the local leaders they ‘have to get much tougher.’ President Donald Trump on Monday derided the nation’s governors as “weak” and demanded tougher crackdowns on protesters in the aftermath of another night of violent protests in dozens of American...

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TRUMP TOOK SHELTER IN WHITE HOUSE BUNKER AS PROTEST RAGED.

TRUMP TOOK SHELTER IN WHITE HOUSE BUNKER AS PROTEST RAGED.

Secret Service agents rushed President Donald Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion, some of them throwing rocks and tugging at police barricades. Trump spent nearly an hour in the bunker, which was designed for use in emergencies like terrorist attacks, according to a...

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ARMENIA’S PRIME MINISTER TESTS POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS

ARMENIA’S PRIME MINISTER TESTS POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has tested positive for Coronavirus alongside members of his family.  The Prime Minister of the South Caucasus nation made the announcement in a self-recorded video message published on Facebook on Monday June 1.  Pashinyan who revealed that his journalist wife, Anna Hakobyan and their four children also tested positive for Coronavirus in the...

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THOUSANDS MARCH IN EUROPE IN SOLIDARITY WITH U.S PROTESTERS

THOUSANDS MARCH IN EUROPE IN SOLIDARITY WITH U.S PROTESTERS

Thousands of people marched through London on Sunday to support demonstrated across the United States in response to the Minneapolis death of George Floyd. Starting at Trafalgar Square and moving through the city to the U.S. Embassy, British demonstrators chanted slogans including “I can’t breathe,” and “Black Lives Matter.” “This is our respect to people in...

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POLICEMEN UNDER PROBE FOR RAPE OF MINOR

POLICEMEN UNDER PROBE FOR RAPE OF MINOR

POLICE  in Yobe State are probing the alleged rape by a mobile police sergeant of an eight-year-old girl in Fika Local Government Area of the state. The act was alleged to have been committed on May 28 at the local government secretariat. The suspect is identified as serving with Mopol 21  Abuja on a special...

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LAGOS GOVT CONSIDERS OPENING OF ECONOMY, GIVES CONDITIONS

LAGOS GOVT CONSIDERS OPENING OF ECONOMY, GIVES CONDITIONS

The Lagos State government is considering the full reopening of the critical sectors of its economy, following the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who revealed this on Sunday, however, stated that the move would not be pushed in a hurry. He spoke to reporters at the end of the State’s Security...

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Michael Jordan statement on racism: We have had enough

Michael Jordan statement on racism: We have had enough

Former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan has written a hard-hitting statement in which he discusses the need for people to come together and enact change after the death of George Floyd, an African-American, by a white police officer in Minneapolis. Floyd’s death has sparked mass protests in the United States and Jordan, who is often...

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FG REDUCES PETROL PUMP PRICE TO N121.50 PER LITRE

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA ) on Monday announced the reduction of the pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to N121.50 from N123 per litre. According to its guidelines price for the month of June 2020, the ex-depot price band is now N100. 13 and N108. 13 per litre while ex-depot...