Coronavirus – Cross River Engages Services of Town Criers for Public Enlightenment

The Ministry of Health, Cross River State, said it is making use of town criers and churches as parts of the informal channels to enlighten people in the state about coronavirus. The health commissioner, Betta Edu, stated this on Saturday while talking about the preparedness of the Cross River state government against the outbreak of the virus around the world. Only one infection has been reported in Nigeria so far. Health officials around the country are stepping up preventive measures to forestall the possible spread of the virus. The health…

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APC, PDP Trade Words Over Coronavirus

The Peoples Democratic Party yesterday urged Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians now on the deadly coronavirus technically called COVID-19. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement, alleged that it was absolute leadership failure that Buhari had not considered it imperative to show concern by directly addressing a panic-stricken nation even in the face of escalated national trepidations and conflicting reports. He also urged the regime to immediately step up its emergency response system to calm the pervading fear among Nigerians. Ologbondiyan said, “The PDP…

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FG, Discos to Sign Fresh Performance Agreement On Power

The federal government and the power distribution companies (Discos) are working towards signing a fresh performance improvement agreement that is expected to lead to an improvement in power supply in the country. The agreement expected to be signed before June this year, would outline the expectations from both the government and the power sector investors, so as to know who to hold accountable whenever any of the parties doesn’t perform. The Chairman of Ikeja Electric, Mr. Kola Adesina, who disclosed this during an interactive session with journalists in Lagos, at…

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