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Elders tackle Obasanjo over ex-residence’s donation as isolation centre

Senior citizens resident on the Presidential Hilltop Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, have kicked against the decision of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to donate his former residence on the estate for use as an isolation centre for suspected COVID-19 patients. Obasanjo had, on Friday, in a statement by his media aide, …

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Coronavirus: Don’t come to police stations, IG tells Nigerians

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has counselled Nigerians to avoid social visits to police stations and other police offices asconfirmed cases of coronavirus rise to 30 in Nigeria. He also urged the citizens to minimise official visits to police stations, except where absolutely necessary. Adamu in a statement in …

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Senate okays Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request amidst protests

The Senate on Thursday approved the $22.79bn loan request of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The process of approval, was not however, without protests from the opposition senators led by the Minority Leader,  Enyinnaya Abaribe. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Loans, Senator Clifford Ordia, laid …

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Coronavirus: Ministers undergo thorough screening ahead of FEC meeting

Ministers were screened for coronavirus on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Executive Council meeting by the State House. Their body temperature was checked as they arrived at the Presidential Villa for the meeting about 10.23 am, The PUNCHreports. They were also given hand sanitisers to disinfect their hands. The ministers …

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