PTF reiterates recommending fresh lockdown over rising cases of COVID-19

ABUJA (RIPPLES NIGERIA) The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has reiterated that it might ask President Muhammadu Buhari to lockdown Nigeria again should the rising cases of COVID-19 continue in the coming weeks. The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, who stated this at the task force press … Continue reading PTF reiterates recommending fresh lockdown over rising cases of COVID-19

Protest at US embassy demand probe of Atiku, other PDP chieftains over alleged link with Hushpuppi

ABUJA, NIGERIA (RIPPLES NIGERIA) A group of protesters on Monday stormed the United States Embassy in Abuja and demanded the arrest of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Timi Frank, Dino Melaye and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains over alleged link with suspected internet fraudster, Raymond Abbas Igbalode, alias Hushpuppi. The All Progressives Congress (APC … Continue reading Protest at US embassy demand probe of Atiku, other PDP chieftains over alleged link with Hushpuppi

Ganduje lacks moral right to speak on corruption – PDP

KANO, NIGERIA (Ripples Nigeria) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday described the Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, as a “barefaced treasury looter who has no moral rectitude to speak on corruption.” The party was reacting to comments credited to the governor on how the All Progressives Congress (APC) would approach the September 19 governorship election … Continue reading Ganduje lacks moral right to speak on corruption – PDP

FG vows to identify, punish those who attacked Nigerian Embassy in Indonesia

Abuja, Nigeria The Federal Government has vowed to ensure some Nigerians who attacked the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia were fished out and punished for their actions. The Federal Government made the vow through the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. Some aggrieved Nigerians were seen in a video that circulated on social media on Thursday, … Continue reading FG vows to identify, punish those who attacked Nigerian Embassy in Indonesia

NIS RECRUITMENT SCAM: Court sacks seven of 11 charges against Senator Moro

Abuja, Nigeria A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has sacked seven, out of the 11 charges levelled against Senator Abba Moro and others in the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) alleged recruitment scam trial. Moro, a former Minister of Interior and four others are facing trial for money laundering, abuse of office, procurement fraud and … Continue reading NIS RECRUITMENT SCAM: Court sacks seven of 11 charges against Senator Moro

Nigeria’s image dented by Hushpuppi’s arrest – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abuja, Nigeria The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has stated that the arrest of Instagram celebrity, Raymond Abass aka Hushpuppi has dented the image of Nigeria. Dabiri-Erewa who reacted to the arrest of Hushpuppi on Twitter on Thursday night said that the arrest of the Instagram celebrity and his gang for allegedly defrauding over … Continue reading Nigeria’s image dented by Hushpuppi’s arrest – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Melaye mocks Oshiomhole over his removal as the party’s chair

Abuja, Nigeria Senator Dino Melaye has taunted the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole over his eventual removal as the party’s chair. The former Kogi West senator, in a post on his Twitter handle, @dino_Melaye, on Thursday wrote: ”Why did Buhari, APC take Oshiomole to Golgotha? Meanwhile myself and Sen Saraki are … Continue reading Melaye mocks Oshiomhole over his removal as the party’s chair

Coronavirus: Governor Obiano, orders closure of Eke Awka market over non-usage of face masks

Awka, Nigeria - The Anambra State government has ordered the shutdown of Eke Awka, over non-compliance with guidelines for preventing COVID-19, including the use of face masks. Governor Obiano ordered the closure of Eke Awka market on Thursday in a public announcement made on his behalf by the secretary to the state government, Prof Solo Chukwulobelu Obiano. … Continue reading Coronavirus: Governor Obiano, orders closure of Eke Awka market over non-usage of face masks

President Buhari approves reconstitution of NNPC board

ABUJA, (TVC) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016. This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Saturday. President Muhammadu Buhari The approval of the … Continue reading President Buhari approves reconstitution of NNPC board

Fanendo Adi: Nigerian born star donates bags of rice as palliative

BENUE, (LEGIT) Former Nigerian junior forward Fanendo Adi has thrown his weight of support for the vulnerable in Benue state as he donated 2000 bags of rice as palliative. Adi described the donation as his widow’s mite as he intends to help in cushioning the effect of the coronavirus which has crippled economic activities in … Continue reading Fanendo Adi: Nigerian born star donates bags of rice as palliative

Covid-19: NCDC announces 182 new cases, total now 8915

LAGOS, (LEGIT) The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, May 28 reported that there are 182 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria. The NCDC via its official Twitter account revealed that the new cases are as follows: Lagos-111, FCT-16, Akwa Ibom-10, Oyo-8, Kaduna-6, Delta-6, Rivers-5, Ogun-4, Ebonyi-4, Kano-3, Plateau-2, Gombe-2, Kebbi-1, Kwara-2, Bauchi-1, … Continue reading Covid-19: NCDC announces 182 new cases, total now 8915

COVID-19: NDDC shuts down headquarters as top director dies

PORT HARCOURT, (LEGIT) The head office of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Port Harcourt has been shut after the reported death of its executive director of finance and administration, Ibanga Etang on Thursday, May 28. The commission in a memo on Thursday informed staff that the head office was going to be shut … Continue reading COVID-19: NDDC shuts down headquarters as top director dies