Shiite leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky distributes palliatives to both Muslims and Christians from detention

ISLAMIC Movement in Nigeria (IMN) leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has joined the list of affluent Nigerians handing out palliatives to the needy by authorising his Shiite organisation to distribute immediate food assistance to 111,000 Nigerians.

 

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Saudi Arabia plans to repatriate over 11,000 Nigerians who have been left stranded in their country

SAUDI Arabia has begun making plans to repatriate as many as 11,600 Nigerians stranded in the country by the coronavirus lockdown who have been unable to leave due to the closure of aviation facilities.

 

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House of Reps asks for review or cancellation of all debts owed to China under force majeure principle

LAWMAKERS in the House of Representatives have asked Nigeria's Debt Management Office (DMO) to liaise with the finance ministry and seek a review or the outright cancellation of all the country's loans to China.

 

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Poor Nigerians begin scouring rubbish dumps for discarded facemasks which are then sold

NIGERIAN health officials have raised the alarm that members of the public have resorted to scouring rubbish dumps in search of facemasks which they can then sell on as their demand grows in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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If Ibrahim Gambari wants to prove he is not just another member of the Jurassic brigade he has to spearhead a move away from this oil dependency which is nothing but economics of the gas chamber

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I must admit I am no fan of Ibrahim Gambari. He has not been made to account for his role in the Ken Saro-Wiwa murder. At the time, he defended the execution to the hilt, calling Saro-Wiwa and his co-accused common criminals

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Sanwoolu urges employers not to discriminate against staff who have contracted coronavirus

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu has warned employers in Lagos State against sacking employees who have contracted coronavirus pointing out that it is not right to discriminate against anyone who has contracted the virus.

 

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World Health Organisation meets with African traditional medicine experts in search for Covid-19 vaccine

WORLD Health Organization (WHO) officials have held a virtual meeting with 70 African traditional medicine experts concerning the treatment of coronavirus as part of a programme to see it they can find a herbal remedy for the virus.

 

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Buhari appoints Ibrahim Gambari as his new chief of staff to replace Abba Kyari who died from Covid-19

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has just appointed Nigeria's former foreign minister and ex-permanent representatives to the United Nations (UN) Professor Ibrahim Gambari as his new chief of staff to replace Mallam Abba Kyari who recently died after contracting coronavirus.

 

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Nigerian Bottling Company joins the list of private firms handing out palliatives to the public

COCA-Cola and soft drinks bottler the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) has joined the growing list of private companies distributing palliatives to the population in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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Nigeria's Catholic bishops offer their 425 health facilities as coronavirus isolation centres

NIGERIA'S Catholic community has offered all of its 425 health facilities across the country to the government to be used as isolation centres as its contribution to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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