We’ve taken opportunity of COVID-19 to strengthen our health care facilities — Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde By Adeola Badru GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, at the weekend, said his administration took the opportunity of the novel Coronavirus pandemic to strengthen the state’s health care facilities. The governor made this known at the commissioning of the upgraded Agbami Isolation Centre, Jericho, Ibadan. Also read: ONDO 2020: Makinde, Mimiko…

NSTIF: Ngige got presidential approval to suspend MD, others, Ministry insists

Dr Chris Ngige By Victor Young, Abuja The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment dismissed claims by the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, that the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, violated the disciplinary procedure approved by the President. Recall that President Buhari had approved the immediate, compulsory, and indefinite…

Political Notes: Keyamo’s good fight

Festus Keyamo By Emmanuel Aziken Those in the know allege that Mr Festus Keyamo belongs to the Mallam Nasir El-Rufai tendency in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. That is perhaps the first nexus between the two men who have carved a special niche in relationships between the executive branch of government and the legislature….

How we killed rivals in Lagos: Chilling confessions of cultists

Suspect By Evelyn Usman It was a harvest of the arrest of over 400 criminal suspects that have been terrorising Lagos State. Among them were robbery suspects, suspected kidnappers, self-confessed fraudsters, traffic robbers and cultists who confessed to belonging to different confraternities. Cult activities In Lagos State, one of the security challenges confronting the Police…

Police rescue minor from household grievous harm, battering in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has rescued a 10-year-old minor (name withheld) from household wickedness, grievous harm and unabated battering in Enugu metropolis. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said this in a statement on Saturday in Enugu. Ndukwe said that the rescued followed credible information received at Enugu Police Area Command…