Monkeypox: Panic in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, others over rumoured deadly vaccine, fresh outbreaks

Monkeypox: Panic in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, others over rumoured deadly vaccine, fresh outbreaks Tension, panic and confusion were the situation in Enugu, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi and Delta states yesterday as parents stormed schools to withdraw their wards over reports of alleged forced vaccination of pupils by soldiers and rumour of monkeypox fresh outbreaks. It was alleged that the troops, in their numbers, were visiting schools to force pupils to accept injections considered to be dangerous to their health. Unconfirmed reports said that the exercise, which took place in some schools…

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Xenophobia? Another Nigerian Killed in South Africa

Xenophobia? Another Nigerian Killed in South Africa The Nigerian mission in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Nigerian, Ibrahim Badmus, a native of Lagos State (Xenophobia). NAN reports that the killing occurred less than a week after Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year –old cellular phone technician was shot dead at Doornfontein, near Johannesburg. Geoffrey Onyeama. Godwin Adama, Nigeria`s Consul General (CG) in South Africa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone from Johannesburg that Badmus was allegedly killed on Tuesday at Vaal Vreneging, near…

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Beware of fake recruitment – Oyo NSCDC warns residents.

Beware of fake recruitment – Oyo NSCDC warns residents. The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has warned residents of the state to beware of some unscrupulous elements parading themselves as recruitment officers in a bid to defraud unsuspecting citizens. NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mr. John Oyedokun Adewoye gave this advice in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Friday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Oluwole Olusegun. Adewoye in his “Independence Message’ said that “the attention of the command has…

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PDP’s return in 2019 won’t be easy –Ex-ministers

PDP’s return in 2019 won’t be easy –Ex-ministers Two former ministers, who served in the Peoples Democratic Party PDP-controlled Federal Government, have declared that it will not be easy for the party to return to power in 2019. The two former ministers are a former Minister of Police Affairs, Mallam Maina Maziri, and a former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Zainab Maina. They spoke at the official declaration by Prof. Tunde Adeniran to join the race for the national chairmanship election slated for December 9 in Abuja. For the party…

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Gov el-Rufai weeps over boy blinded by ritualists

Gov el-Rufai weeps over boy blinded by ritualists Zaria—GOVERNOR Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, yesterday, broke down in tears when he met with five-year-old, Sàdiq Usman, whose two eyes were removed by ritualists in Zaria last year. Little Sadiq, who was at the commissioning of the Yahaya Hamza Primary School in Zaria, refurbished by Airtel, is being trained by staff of Airtel under Staff Volunteer Scheme. El-Rufai He has been enrolled at the Ango Abdullahi International School, where Airtel provided special equipment for his training. Governor el-Rufai, moved by the…

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‘How corruption keeps Nigerians in darkness’

‘How corruption keeps Nigerians in darkness’ Corruption in Nigeria: In May 2015, a Lagos-based lawyer, Toluwani Adebiyi, dragged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to court, seeking an order baring the commission from increasing electricity tariff until every household in the country enjoys at least 18 hours of uninterrupted power supply on a daily basis. The lawyer, in his suit, complained bitterly about the alleged fleecing of electricity consumers in the country, by electricity distribution companies which refused to issue meters to the consumers but preferred to issue estimated and usually…

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Fear of Boko Haram: 100,000 Nigerians deported from Cameroon

100,000 Nigerians deported from Cameroon Maiduguri—The Human Rights Watch, HRW, has said Cameroon deported 100,000 Nigerian refugees in the hope of stemming the spread of Boko Haram. This came as Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday said his greatest wish was for his successor not to inherit internally displaced persons, IDPs and the Boko Haram crisis as he did in 2011. HRW said in the report issued yesterday that the deportation defied a plea by UN refugee agency not to return anyone to north-eastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram killed thousands…

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Governor Campaign Manual: Between Obaze and Obiano

Governor Campaign Manual: Between Obaze and Obiano IN recent times, the aides to Governor Willie Obiano have written several articles with pseudo names alleging that Peter Obi is striving desperately to remain in the public eye to decide who governs Anambra State and is networking to become the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2019. Obiano and Obaze They also re-echoed what their master had made his campaign mantra – the comical claim that Obi demanded N7 Billon as campaign expenses – and that the N75 billion Obi…

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Nigerian government owing us $375,000 – Redeemer’s University

Nigerian government owing us $375,000 – Redeemer’s University The Vice-Chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Prof. Zacheus Adeyewa, has said that the Federal Government of Nigeria is owing the institution ‎the sum of $375,000. According to him, the said money was spent on research aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the country in 2014. The VC said this at a pre-convocation press conference held to announce the ninth convocation ceremony of the university on Monday in Ede, Osun State. He said, “We spent $375,000 during…

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Finally, Peter leaves PSquare squad

One of the members of the P-Square, Peter Okoye, has called it quits with the popular music group. The artiste, well known for his edgy dance steps, demanded that their agreement as a group (P-Square) be terminated in a letter to their lawyer Festus Keyamo. According to the copy of the letter that circulated on social media platforms on Monday, Peter claimed that his twin brother and partner, Paul , cancelled a music tour to the United States without consulting with him, among other allegations. Peter Okoye Peter also accused…

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