Daily Archives: July 20, 2020

Drama as acting NDDC MD collapses during interrogation; evacuated immediately

The Acting Managing Director Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr Kenebradikumo Pondei has collapsed in the ongoing house committee public hearing on NDDC. Mr Pondei was responding to allegations of 1.5billion naira of financial misappropriation when he suddenly collapsed and couldn’t respond to questions from the chairman of the probe panel. Efforts from witnesses to resuscitate…

Abducted widow of ex-Edo speaker regains freedom

Former speaker of Edo state house of assembly Zakawanu Garuba’s widow, Hassana has been released by her abductors after being kidnapped while on her way to her late husband’s burial on Saturday July 18. The former lawmaker’s wife, his mother and three children were conveying his remains to Edo when she was kidnapped. It was gathered that…

Nepotism is the worst form of corruption – Sanusi

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has described nepotism as the worst form of corruption in Nigeria. The former Emir of Kano who said this at a webinar themed: “The sustainability of society”, averred that corruption has impacted negatively on the society and that incompetent leadership has contributed to the degree of…

Madagascar herb can’t cure COVID-19 – NIPRD

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has shared its result from evaluation and analysis of Madagascar’s herbal drink ‘COVID Organics’. In a statement released on Sunday July 19, the NIPRD said that the drug which contains majorly Artemisia annua cannot effectively cure Coronavirus as claimed. It however reduces frequency of cough with maximum dose, producing an effect…

My deputy was a wrong choice – Governor Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has described his deputy, Agboola Ajayi as a wrong choice. Speaking at Igbekebo, headquarters of Ese-Odo local government during his “meet the delegates” tour ahead of next Monday primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Akeredolu said that his deputy who recently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) showed his ”true colour”…