LAGOS TO PROSECUTE FUNKE AKINDELE OVER HOUSE PARTY

Nollywood star, Funke Akindele may be prosecuted today. She will be charged before Ogba Magistrate Court 1 at about 11 a.m. The prosecuting team will be from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). Akindele on Saturday organised a house party to celebrate her husband JJC’s birthday at her residence in Amen Estate Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos…

NIGERIA REDUCES PETROL PRICE TO N123.5

The Nigerian Government has reduced the price of petrol from N125 per litre to N123.5. “Motor Spirit pump price hereby announces guiding PMS pump price of N123.50 per litre,” Nigeria’s Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) executive secretary Abdulkadir Saidu said in a statement. “The guiding price which becomes effective 1st April 2020, shall apply…

COVID-19: Kogi closes all entry points, bans motorcycle operations

Gov Yahaya Bello has ordered the closure of all land and water entry points into Kogi State as part of efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state. The state Commissioner for information, Mr Kingsley Fanwo confirmed this in a statement issued in Lokoja on Wednesday. According to Fanwo, passengers of commercial vehicles…

COVID-19: DANA AIRLINES SUSPENDS FLIGHTS OPERATIONS

Dana Airlines has announced the suspension of all its scheduled flight operations for 14 days, effective from midnight of March 25. Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, Media and Communications Manager of the airlines, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. Ezenwa said that the suspension was in response to the recent developments on COVID-19,…

CORONAVIRUS: OYO RECORDS FIRST CASE

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in the state. “The COVID-19 confirmation test for the suspected case at Bodija has come back POSITIVE. The result was released at 17:35 PM of March 21, 2020,” Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, said in a statement on Sunday morning. This brings…

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT REDUCES PETROL PRICE TO N125

The price of petrol has dropped to N125 from N145 following an approval given by President Buhari The decision was taken after a presentation by the Minister of State, Petroleum , Mr Timipre Sylva to the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday. The Nigerian government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation confirmed the new price of…

BUHARI DENIES HAND IN DETHRONEMENT OF MUHAMMADU SANUSI II

The presidential aide, in a statement in Abuja yesterday, described all such insinuations as untrue, malicious and politically motivated.He said: “The President does not have a history of intervening in the affairs of any state in the country, unless the issue at hand is of national consequence. “On such matters which impinge on national security,…