Bring Fuel pump price down to N60 per ltr -Labour tells Buhari

Organised Labour, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to further reduce the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol, to N60. Labour said Nigerians should not pay more than N60 for a litre of petrol. Organised labour also asked that an investment of 20 per cent of the entire donations received by the government from individuals, groups and organizations to help combat the Coronavirus pandemic, should be used to fund the activities of various research institutes across the nation. President of the United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), Joe Ajaero, gave…

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Rivers pastor tests positive for Covid19, after praying to resurrect dead patient

Friday said a pastor had tested positive for Coronavirus after praying for a deceased COVID-19 patient in the state. Those, who also tested positive for the virus include two children of the deceased. Wike stated this while giving an update on efforts by the state government to contain the pandemic.  He blamed security operatives deployed to enforce border closure of sabotaging the efforts, accusing them of receiving gratification to allow people into the state. He said, “The logical conclusion therefore is that the pattern of transmission of COVID-19 in the…

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Easing of lockdown hasty, NMA tells FG

The Nigerian Medical Association has kicked against the Federal Government’s decision to ease lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital Territory effective May 4, describing it as “premature”. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), in a state broadcast on Monday, had announced the phased and gradual easing of the about five-week lockdown in the three places. But in a statement signed by the NMA President, Dr Francis Faduyile, in Abuja on Friday night, the association said the timing for FG’s decision was not right because the nation was…

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