CORONAVIRUS: SCHOOL DISINFECTIONS TO BEGIN JULY 7

‌ Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The disinfection of schools against the spread of COVID-19 in preparation for the resumption of class activities will begin on Tuesday, the Federal Government announced on Monday. It also explained why it delayed the decontamination process, adding that it had enough teams on ground to carry out the disinfection exercise. The Minister of Environment, Muhammad Mahmood, disclosed this in Abuja at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He said, “Earlier I told you that we have sat with the Ministry of Education and…

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ONIRU FIGHTS DIRTY WITH CHILDREN OF THE LATE OBA

Late Oniru’s children, new oba crisis turns violent The crisis between the children of the late Oniru of Iruland, Oba Idowu Abiodun; and his successor, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal, has degenerated into violent confrontations, The PUNCH has learnt. The violence, it was learnt, was over the control of some properties in highbrow Oniru, Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State. The PUNCH had reported that following the installation of Lawal as the 15th Oniru last month, the children of the late king continued to maintain control of some of the…

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SCHOOLS REOPEN IN OYO, SEE AS STUDENTS OBEY COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Oyo State Govt Reopen Schools, Observe COVID-19 guidelines As the terminal classes in primary and secondary schools in Oyo State reopen for academic activities today, one could observe the strict procedures stakeholders had put in place to combat the spread of the virus among students. As early as 7.30 am, students and pupils were seen trooping into their schools with nose masks and shields. OyoAffairs went around to see how the schools were responding to the directives from the taskforce. While speaking with one of the Teachers at Abadina College,…

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PROTESTERS INVADE AMERICAN EMBASSY, DEMAND ATIKU’S ARREST OVER HUSHPUPPI, SEE PICS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHNprQ0B9RkHushpuppi: Protest Rocks US Embassy As Nigerians Demand Forensic Investigation Of Atiku, Timi Frank Over Links With Alleged Cyber-Fraudster Some Nigerians, on Monday, protested to the US Embassy, Abuja, demanding a forensic investigation over ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, associate, Timi Frank and some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains link to alleged fraudster, Raymond Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi. The group, under the aegis of Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF), numbering over 500 persons submitted a letter to the US Ambassador and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, urging a thorough probe…

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36 GOVERNORS REJECT REQUEST BY NULGE TO JOIN SUIT CHALLENGING NFIU’S DECISION TO GRANT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FINANCIAL AUTONOMY

The governors of the 36 states of the federation have opposed the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees’ request to be joined in a suit regarding the state governments’ battle against Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit’s regulation on local governments’ financial autonomy. The NFIU regulations which came to effect on June 1, 2019, abolished the states’ local governments’ joint accounts through which governors exercised absolute control over LG funds in the country. The regulation officially referred to as ‘NFIU Enforcement and Guidelines to Reduce Crime Vulnerabilities Created by Cash Withdrawal From…

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AKEREDOLU DIDN’T WIN ELECTION IN 2016, HIS FORMER SSG REVEALS

The former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Mr. Sunday Abegunde, on Monday said the Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, didn’t win the election in 2016 but that some of them made it possible for him to become governor. He also said he had to resign from the Akeredolu-led government following the ill-treatment meted out to him by the governor for the three and a half years he was with him. The former SSG said these in an interview he granted in the Yoruba language on Crest FM, Akure, shortly after he…

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AKEREDOLU APPOINTS NEW SSG FOR.ONDO

Following the resignation of Ifedayo Abegunde as the Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday announced the appointment of Temitayo Oluwatuyi as the new SSG in the state. The governor disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle saying the appointment is with immediate effect. “Today, I announced the appointment of Hon. Temitayo Oluwatuyi “Tukana” as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) to resume immediately following the resignation of Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde,” Akeredolu wrote. The PUNCH had reported that Abegunde resigned on Monday and tendered and directed his…

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MAGU ARREST LATEST: DSS DENIES ARREST, HOW HE WAS STOPPED IN TRAFFIC AND TAKEN TO THE VILLA

The Department of State Security Services, DSS has come out deny that they were not responsible for the arrest of EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. According to a statement issued by DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, the Department was not instrumental to his arrest. Abujareporters however stands by its story that Magu was whisked into the Villa this morning. according to reports by media sympathetic to the EFCC, he was stopped in traffic while leaving the EFCC Wuse 2 annex by FCID officials (NOT DSS AS WE EARLIER REPORTED) Magu was said…

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