FG Insincere About Ending Killings By Insurgents, Herdsmen – Catholic Bishops

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on Wednesday said the Federal Government had not shown willingness to end the spate of killings by the Boko Haram insurgents and herdsmen in the country. The Catholic bishops, who stated this in a statement by their President, Augustine Akubeze, and Secretary, Camillus Umoh, said the failure of the government to arrest the criminals showed its insincerity and lack of commitment to protecting lives and property in the country. The CBCN issued the statement to mark the Ash Wednesday, which marked the beginning…

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Ash Wednesday: Catholics Mark Ash Wednesday In Black

  On this day, Christians all over the world begin a spiritual journey of repentance marked by prayer, penance, almsgiving and other forms of charitable works. We do this in order to participate more intimately in the suffering of our Lord Jesus Christ, in preparation for the celebration of the solemn feast of his Resurrection at Easter. As we begin the Holy Season, we, the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria, invite all Catholics in Nigeria as well as other Christians and persons of goodwill to unite in prayer and penance for…

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Amotekun: Governor Seeks Traditional Rulers’ Support

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has called on traditional rulers to support the South West Security Network, known as Amotekun, for adequate protection of lives and property in the region. Governor Abiodun made the call at Awujale’s Palace in Ijebu-Ode during the investiture of the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, as the new Chairman of the Ogun State Traditional Council. The Governor explained that Governors in the South West decided to float the security outfit as a means of checkmating the problems of insecurity…

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Aftermath Of Confirmation; FAAN Heightens Coronavirus Screening At Lagos Airport

…Places Airlines, Health Officers, Other Secondary Partners On Red Alert As Nigeria confirms its first victim of the Coronavirus, the Regional Manager, Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Mrs Victoria Shinaba has stated the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) and officials of Port Health, a unit in the Ministry of Health have intensified screening at the airport to detect any case of the deadly disease. This is just as the Regional Manager also disclosed that efforts are also in top gear to ascertain how the Italian went through screening procedures at the…

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Coronavirus: 28 Persons Identified, Quarantined Firm Shut Down In Ogun

At least 28 persons have been identified and quarantined in Ogun State after they came in contact with Nigeria’s first case of Coronavirus. The index case, an Italian, came into Nigeria on Monday aboard Turkish Airlines and went straight to Ewekoro, Ogun State, where he had contact with several Lafarge employees. Following an exclusive report on the incident and how the Italian exposed several persons to danger in Lagos and Ogun government has since shut down the cement factory in Ewekoro and quarantined several employees of Lafarge to avoid a…

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Coronavirus: We’ve Identified Those Who Had Contact With Italian Patient – Lafarge

The Ogun state government is doing everything it can to tackle the spread of coronavirus – The government is working hand-in-hand with the firm where the infected Italian had physical contact with some persons – The management of the company (a cement factory precisely) has revealed that it has identified all who were seen with the foreigner Less than one day after an Italian national was detected to have symptoms of coronavirus in Ogun, officials of a cement factory he visited have finally discovered those who had physical contact with…

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Coronavirus: Infected Italian Didn’t Show Symptoms Of Disease At Lagos Airport – Minister

Clarifications have been made as to how the Italian infected with Coronavirus was not detected as having the disease at the Lagos airport – The ministry of health has explained that as at the point of arrival in Nigeria, the foreigner had no obvious and detectable symptoms of the epidemic – The minister, Osagie Ehanire, said that health operatives carried out all preliminary and precautionary steps that were required Since the outbreak of the global epidemic, Coronavirus, in Lagos, residents in the state have been thrown into wonder as to…

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Coronavirus: Uber Driver Cries Out, Claims He Picked Infected Italian From The Airport

Hours after coronavirus (Covid-19) case was confirmed in Lagos State, Nigeria by the Federal Ministry of Health, a Nigerian man on social media identified as Olugbega Bodunrin (@boldjohnson07), has come out to make claims that he was the cab driver that conveyed the Italian citizen who was infected with the virus. The individual had responded to a post shared on the official Twitter page of The Guardian, which made it known that the Nigerian government has started working to identify everyone that came in contact with the Italian. Reacting to the post,…

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FG Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In Lagos

A coronavirus (Covid-19) case has been confirmed in Lagos State, Nigeria by the Federal Ministry of Health. Following the outbreak of the deadly disease in China, the case of Coronavirus which was confirmed on 27/02/2020 is the first case to be reported in Nigeria. In a statement issued by the Lagos State Government, the case has been confirmed and the state government has embarked on ways to curtail it. The statement from the Lagos state government reads: The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and reported it…

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Finally, FG admits Boko Haram targets Christians

The Federal Government has admitted that members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect and ISWAP have changed tactics. It said they had decided to be targeting Christians and Christian communities. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. It said the insurgents’ latest strategy was meant to trigger a religious war and throw the nation into chaos. The minister’s position contradicted the President Major General Muhammadu Buhari’s (retd.) assertion in an op-ed article published three weeks ago in a…

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