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The former governor of Abia state was released from the Kuje Correctional Centre last week. He had spent five months in prison.

The former governor of Abia state was released from the Kuje Correctional Centre last week. He had spent five months in prison.

former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu, who was jailed for allegedly stealing public funds, has been released from custody. SaharaReporters gathered that Kalu was freed from the Kuje facility in Abuja on Wednesday evening. A source close to the former governor said he was now in his Abuja residence, off Queen Amina Street, within...

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COVID-19 WILL NOT STALL ON-GOING PROJECTS IN RIVERS- Governor Wike

COVID-19 WILL NOT STALL ON-GOING PROJECTS IN RIVERS- Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reassured the people of the State that COVID-19 pandemic will not stop the completion of all on-going projects. He gave the assurance while on inspection tour of a number of projects in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas of the state. The governor noted with satisfaction the...

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COVID-19: Kogi resurrects controversy over index cases, insinuates NCDC scamming Nigerians

COVID-19: Kogi resurrects controversy over index cases, insinuates NCDC scamming Nigerians

COVID-19: Kogi resurrects controversy over index cases, insinuates NCDC scamming Nigerians | Ripples Nigeria The Kogi State government has reacted to a reported treatment of a COVID-19 index case identified as Chief Imam of Kabba, Shiek Ahmed Ejibunu and his son two weeks ago at the National Hospital, Abuja. The state government came short of...

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Five Gombe lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

Five Gombe lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

Five members of the Gombe state House of Assembly have tested positive for COVID-19. Chairman of the state task force on COVID-19, Prof Idris Mohammed, disclosed this today June 8 while briefing newsmen on the state’s fight against the novel Coronavirus. According to Mohammed, the lawmakers whose identities were not disclosed have been admitted at...

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Ex-Lagos commissioner of Police, Tsav, dies

Ex-Lagos commissioner of Police, Tsav, dies

Former Police Commissioner of Lagos state, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav is dead. Tsav died at Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi on Monday His remains will be laid to rest Monday evening in Makurdi according to Islamic rite. Details shortly…

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Nigeria Records 260 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12, 486

Nigeria Records 260 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12, 486

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 260 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. NCDC disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday night, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 12, 486. According to the health agency, Abia State recorded the highest number of infections for the...

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Romney Marches With Protesters in Washington

Romney Marches With Protesters in Washington

The senator from Utah appeared to be the first Senate Republican to join the demonstrations over the killing of George Floyd, putting himself at odds with the president again. Senator Mitt Romney of Utah marched with demonstrators toward the White House on Sunday, appearing to be the first Republican senator to join the thousands across...

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COVID-19 Funds: CBN disburses N107.45bn to beneficiaries

COVID-19 Funds: CBN disburses N107.45bn to beneficiaries

At least N107.45 billion has been accessed by beneficiaries from the N1.15 trillion Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) COVID-19 pandemic intervention funds within the last 90 days, data by the apex bank has indicated. The data showed that close to 6,000 beneficiaries, comprising organisations and individuals, had accessed the loans so far. The various CBN...

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Lagos Discharges 31 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Lagos Discharges 31 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

The total number of recovered persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) and discharged in Lagos State has surpassed the mark of 1,000. This follows the release of 31 more patients from various isolation centres in the state where they were treated for the disease. The COVID-19 incident commander and state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced the new...

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Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state, has tested positive for COVID-19

Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of Abia state, has tested positive for COVID-19

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor had gone into isolation before his result returned positive, and directed the deputy governor to act on his behalf pending the time he resumes duty, noted a statement issued by the commissioner of information in the state, John Okiyi Kalu on Monday. ”Recall...