FRENCH POLICE ARREST AFRICA’S MOST WANTED MAN OVER RWANDAN GENOCIDE

One of the most wanted fugitives in Rwanada's 1994 genocide has been arrested outside Paris, France, today, according to Daily Mail. Felicien Kabuga, 84, who had a £4m bounty on his head, had been accused of equipping ethnic Hutu extremists in the 100-day genocide that killed more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus.    Kabuga,…

COVID-19: NO NYSC MOBILIZATION SOON – DIRECTOR-GENERAL

Director General of the National Youth Service Corps, Ibrahim Shuaibu, has said that there are no plans to mobilise recent graduates in the country for the compulsory scheme due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Shuaibu in an interview with Economic Confidential said only Batch A, Stream 1, who were asked to leave camp due to COVID-19…

BUHARI TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS ON MONDAY

President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians on Monday. Aliyu Sani, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made this disclosure when he appeared on a programme on Channels Television. Buhari is expected to speak about ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria and to decide on whether or not the…

COVID-19: MOSQUES REOPEN IN WEST AFRICA

It’s been a Ramadan unlike any other for Abdourahmane Sall, far from the mosque during the Muslim holy month as coronavirus cases mount. With only a little over a week left, he decided joining thousands of others in tradition was worth the risk after authorities allowed prayers to resume. Men formed orderly lines outside the…

COVID-19: KANO INFECTION HIT 693, DEATH TOLL 33

The ministry said on its verified Twitter handle, that 11 additional coronavirus patients were discharged and one death recorded. It added that there were 546 active cases, with 74 discharged and 33 deaths. Total confirmed cases in Kano State are now 693, 11 additional COVID-19 patients discharged and one death recorded in the state.” it said.…

COVID-19: KANO GOVERNMENT EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY ONE WEEK

Kano State government has extended the lockdown in the state by a week to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Malam Muhammed Garba made this known in a statement issued on behalf of the government late Monday. It said the action became imperative after due consultations…

OYO GOVERNMENT PARTNER WITH HERBAL PRACTITIONERS TO FIND CORONAVIRUS CURE

Prof Idowu Olayinka says there have been a lot of mistrust over the years as regards traditional herbal medicine. Speaking with newsmen at the end of its second meeting at the University premises, Rev. Idowu Ogedengbe, the Executive Assistant to Gov. Seyi Makinde, said that some of the herbal practitioners have samples and mixtures. We…