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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Buhari needs to isolate 50 of Nigeria’s best brains at a location like the Obudu Cattle Ranch for 14 days during which period they must come up with an economic resuscitation programme

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I am not sure the reality of what is coming has really hit the average Nigerian. My people appear to think that Covid-19 will soon be over and life will return to normal. Unfortunately, the government is not telling us that such thinking is utopian. Tough times lie ahead

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Tunde Bakare donates three buildings to be used as isolation centres challenging others churches to follow suit

FORMER vice presidential candidate Pastor Tunde Bakare has donated three buildings to the Lagos and Ogun state governments for use as isolation centres as part of his contribution towards the coronavirus relief effort.

 

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Saudi Arabia triples VAT and cuts spending to overcome effects of crude price collapse and a loss of hajj revenue

SAUDI Arabia has unveiled a radical economic revival plan involving the tripling of value added tax (VAT) and the suspension of monthly handouts to enable it recoup the heavy losses it as suffered as a result of oil prices collapsing and no religious pilgrimages.

 

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Woman bleeds to death after childbirth in Lagos church which she attended in defiance of lockdown

CHERUBIM and Seraphim Church prophetess Evelyn Owoleke has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command after one of her parishioners bled to death after giving birth during a service in defiance of a government lockdown order.

 

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