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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio reveals names of National Assembly members linked to NDDC contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked some members of the National Assembly to some contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Punch reports that Akpabio in a list in which he copied the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, enlisted the former Chairman of the […]

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You are a small boy from Mushin – Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige drags Hon. Faleke (video)

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment who appeared before a house of representatives ad hoc committee investigating the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), dragged Hon James Faleke who he threatened with a lawsuit days ago. Before answering questions, Ngige stated that members of the committee were his younger […]

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Foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama contracts COVID-19

Foreign affairs minister , Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for Coronavirus. The Minister who made the announcement on Sunday July 19, said a fourth test conducted on him after he experienced throat irritation confirmed he had the disease. Onyeama further revealed that he is on his way to an isolation center. He tweeted; “Did my […]

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Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, denies reports of purchasing three new houses for his wives

Minister of Communications and Digital Economics, has denied reports he recently purchased three new houses for his three wives in Abuja. Sahara Reporters had published photos of three houses the Minister allegedly purchased for his wives. However, in a statement released by his media aide, Pantami denied the allegation. Describing the report as false, the […]

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Schools may reopen after ban on interstate lockdown has been lifted- Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba says

Emeka Nwajiuba, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, has suggested that schools may reopen after the ban on interstate travel has been lifted nationwide. The ban was placed by the Federal government as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the country. The Minister said this at the daily briefing […]

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Nigeria is heading towards recession – Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed says

Zainab Ahmed, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, has said that the coronavirus pandemic and falling oil prices are set to force Nigeria’s economy into recession. The Minister made this known today May 21, while speaking to state house correspondents shortly after attending the National Economic Summit meeting in Abuja. “On the economy, COVID-19 has resulted in […]

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Schools will reopen soon but no date yet – Minister of State for Education,Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has disclosed that plans are being made for the reopening of schools nationwide, however, it won’t happen in two weeks as being speculated in some quarters. Nwajiuba, made the clarification on Thursday during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, following rumours making the round […]

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Minister of Power Approves Sack Of TCN MD

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Usman Gur Mohammed has been sacked by the federal government. Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale who approved the sack of the TCN Managing Director also appointed Sule Abdulaziz in his stead in acting capacity. The Minister’s spokesperson Aaron Artimas, confirmed this in a statement released […]

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NAFDAC and Humanitarian Minister counter each other on how some states received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives

Minster of Humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Admininstration Control (NAFDAC) have both issued differing statements on how some states in the country received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives. Recall that the expired bags of rice some states received from the federal government has […]

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Over 40 Health workers have tested positive for COVID-19- Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that over 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. The Minister disclosed this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja today, April 23. Ehanire urged all health workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight, to always […]

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FG to use BVN to identify poor, vulnerable Nigerians – Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq says (Video)

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq , has said the Federal government will be using BVN/Bank accounts and mobile phone records to identify poor and vulnerable Nigerians who would receive the Conditional Cash Transfer in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. She disclosed this while responding to questions at the Presidential […]

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Coronavirus: FG did not invite Chinese doctors to Nigeria – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has dismissed claims of the federal government inviting Chinese doctors to help in the fight against Coronavirus in the country. The Minister who made the clarification while appearing on Channels TV’s News at 10, said the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) brought in the doctors to help the […]

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Do not treat Coronavirus patients privately – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie warns health workers

The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has warned health workers against treating suspected cases of Coronavirus privately. Osagie who said this at the Presidential Task Force daily media briefing on Friday April 10, directed all health workers to refer all cases to certified healthcare facilities for isolation and management. The Minister said; ”All medical practitioners, […]

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Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom,  Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms. According to CNN, the 55 year old prime minister, was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London with “persistent symptoms” on Sunday. A statement read: “Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been under the […]

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I’m yet to see any research linking 5G network with Coronavirus – Minister of Communication, Isa Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami has reacted to the controversy 5G network has ignited on Nigeria’s social media space in the last few days. In an interview on Channels Television’s News At 10 on Sunday April 5, the Minister said he is yet to see any research linking 5G network […]

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Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar re-registers as a medical practitioner to help fight Coronavirus in Ireland

Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar has re-registered as a medical practitioner to help his country during the Coronavirus crisis. Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before leaving the profession to become a politician. His name was removed from the medical register in 2013. His office has now revealed that he rejoined the […]

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German Minister Thomas Schaefer commits suicide over Coronavirus crisis

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide after becoming “deeply worried” on how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus crisis, state premier Volker Bouffier said on Sunday. The lifeless body of Thomas, a 54-year-old member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union, was found Saturday on railway […]

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Coronavirus may be transmitted sexually – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

According to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire there is a high possibility of coronavirus being transmitted sexually. Ehanire said this during an emergency press briefing in Abuja on Thursday March 26. He said; “I believe that if a person is positive, the virus can be transmitted sexually.” There is however a lot of research […]

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Coronavirus: Why we have not issued travel ban- Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire

Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, has explained why the Federal government has not issued a travel ban in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja today March 13th, Ehanire said the Federal government is looking at the Economic impact the travel ban would have on Nigeria. He added […]

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French minister Franck Riester tests positive for coronavirus

France minister of Culture Franck Riester,  has tested positive for coronavirus. “He is not in hospital, but rather confined to his home, with very few symptoms,” France’s health minister Olivier Véran said in an interview with French news channel BFMTV on Monday evening. The minister is believed to have contracted the virus at the country’s […]