Latest News in Nigeria Today Friday 13th November 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Friday 13th November 2020 .
Saro-Wiwa: CSOs, natives, others call for environmental audit of Ogoniland
Civil society organisations, community leaders from within and outside Ogoniland, women leaders, youth groups, the academia and rights groups from across the world, on Thursday, got together to mark the 25th memorial of late Ken Saro-Wiwa, with a call on for an environmental audit of the Niger Delta.
IPMAN kicks as FG increases petrol pump price
By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has described the alleged increase of ex-depot price of premium motor spirit from 147.67 to 155.75 without any consideration for the current economic and political situation of the country as uncalled for. IPMAN therefore, appealed to the federal government to stay action onRead More
US Republicans shun Biden’s win, but to what end?
Most Republican lawmakers have yet to acknowledge Joe Biden as America’s next leader, a departure from political norms that suggests President Donald Trump retains an iron grip on his congressional flock. Five days after every major US media outlet projected Biden as the next president, more world leaders have publicly congratulated the Democratic winner —Read More
Judy Heumann to touch lives of over 1 billion persons with disabilities — ERPDI
American President-Elect, Vice President Joseph Biden has been urged to consider the return of Humanitarian Administrator of global repute.
Reps query BPP over N22m welfare package, N57m for travels
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement on Thursday rebuked the Bureau of Public Procurement over a ‘frivolous’ expenditure of N57million on local and international travels and N22 million spent on welfare packages for staff during the Covid-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: NCDC reports 212 new infections
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 212 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country on Thursday. The NCDC made this known via its verified website. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria has so far tested 697,544 persons since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemicRead More
FG worried over new cases of Lassa fever
The Federal Government has expressed concern over the number of new confirmed cases of Lassa fever in some states. The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, expressed the concern in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. He said that there had been reported cases of LassaRead More
Obiano donates 13 vehicles, cash to Police
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra on Thursday donated 13 operational vehicles to the State Police Command. The governor also gave cash gifts to the families of police officers who were killed or maimed during the violent attacks which followed the EndSARS protests in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the next-of-kinRead More
COVID-19: PTF concerned about mental health of survivors-Mustapha
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has expressed concern over the mental state of survivors of COVID-19 in the country. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the taskforce, expressed the concern in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the taskforce. “The PTF is still very muchRead More
Kaduna partners PAN, UNICEF, others to combat pneumonia among children
By Ibrahim HassanWuyo The Kaduna State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Amina Baloni – Mohammed has said that the state would partner the Paediatric Association of Nigeria, PAN, the UNICEF and other stakeholders to combat pneumonia among children in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state. Dr. Baloni spoke at a press conference to markRead More
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