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COVID-19: Lagosians to Pay N50,400 for Test.

. .Lagos residents who are unable to get themselves tested in government own facilities would henceforth pay N50,400 in a private laboratory to conduct COVID-19 test. . The state’s commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed this while launching the Lagos State Private-Public Consortium on the management of COVID-19 to increase the capacity of the state government in the management of the pandemic. . He said though the tests were being conducted in government owned laboratories free, the approved private laboratories will conduct COVID-19 tests in the state at a…

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SHEIKH ZAKZAKY’S IMPRISONMENT: BUHARI TO BLAME -GROUP

  A group of Sheilk Ibrahim El-Zakzaky followers from Ibadan, Oyo state Nigeria has blamed President Muhammad Buhari for the continuous detention of their leader by the Nigeria government. In a press release obtained by SuncityNews signed by MIFTAHU ZAKARIYA, representative of Sheikh Zakzaky’s followers in Ibadan, the group demands the immediate and unconditional release of El-Zakzaky. “The injustices of the directionless regime of Buhari continue to wreak havoc on the lives of the populace to such an extent that large sections of the country are practically lawless wastelands under…

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Malami wants Magu removed for diverting recovered loots, writes President

Accuses EFCC boss of diversion of recovered loot, insubordination Says Magu reckless, liability to anti-corruption war The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari the sacking of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu. Malami, in a memorandum to the president, anchored his recommendation on several grounds “raging from diversion of recovered loot to insubordination and misconduct” by Magu, we learnt. Multiple sources told our source yesterday that Malami included a…

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Insecurity: We condemn the Senseless Killings in Nigeria -IMN

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, has vehemently condemned the height of insecurity in Nigeria which leads to the upsurge and incessant killings in the northern part of the country. In a press release obtained by SunCity News and signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, for the Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, the group frowned at the inability of the government in power and security agencies to contain the menace “As sacred as human life, Nigeria has suddenly been turned into an area of land in which the existence…

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Edo election: Obaseki may return to APC

Scheming for the control of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by various camps ahead of 2023 general elections has worsened the crisis rocking the ruling party. Two top chieftains of the party yesterday claimed to be its acting chairman following the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The chieftains represent two key camps of the party who are out to grab the leadership position. The upholding of the suspension of Oshiomhole by the Court of Appeal had created a vacuum in the leadership of the party. To fill the vacuum, the…

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Buhari warns Security Chiefs: Excuses no longer to be tolerated

The President is unhappy with the current state of the security situation in the country. Disclosing this to State House Correspondents on Thursday, after a security briefing, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd.), said the President had charged managers of the nation’s security to redouble their efforts. According to Monguno, the President said, though the security chiefs had been doing their best, their best had not been good enough for the challenges facing the nation. He has therefore declared that excuses will no longer be tolerated,…

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U.S Government Commissions Upgraded Cross River State Emergency Operation Center for COVID-19. Commends Cross River State

. United State Government on Tuesday through her Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard joined Executive Governor Benedict Ayade to virtually commission an upgraded Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Cross River State, which has been equipped with support of the American people to track and control the spread of the deadly COVID-19. Cross River is the first of nine states to receive the EOC upgrade. The commissioned EOC comes with a new call center. The EOC is coordinating the Statewide public health response to the COVID-19 outbreak and other diseases of public…

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Appeal Court sacks Oshiomhole as APC National Chairman

Oshiomole The Court Of Appeal, Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Adams  Oshiomhole as a member and National Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC. The Appellate Court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court which in March ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole as well as stopped him from parading himself as the national chairman of the party. In a unanimous judgement in the first appeal delivered by Justice Eunice onyemanam, the court held that the FCT High Court had territorial jurisdiction to have entertained the suit as…

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“Boko Haram has become an industry” – Senate President

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan says Boko Haram has stopped been a religious sect and has become mechandised as a big industry. Lawan said Boko Haram now consists of people from different religions and from different countries. “Bokoharam has metamorphosed from initially a group of may be religious zealots into now an industry. It is an industry because what they do is no more religious, they are people from different faiths, from different countries they go about as Boko Haram”. Lawan lamented how the activities of Boko Haram had…

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Glowing Tributes to DCP Abba Kyari, receives “Award For Outstanding Service”

Standing ovation to DCP Abba Kyari at the National Assembly after he was presented with Award for Outstanding Service by the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives. The House of Representatives has honoured leader of the Inspector-General of Police’ Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, over his exceptional service to the Nigeria Police Force and Nigeria. Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, was invited in the chamber during Thursday’s plenary. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, paid glowing tributes to the police officer, whom he described as an intelligent officer Mr.…

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