Gov Ayade Issues Executive Orders on COVID-19 Response
Following the prevalence of coronavirus infections in neighboring states, the Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade on Wednesday issued the following executive orders: Starting from 12am on April 3rd, 2020, no person will be allowed in public without a nose or face mask. The Cross River State Garment Factory is directed to work round […]
Chadian Troops Encircle Boko Haram, Enter Niger and Nigeria
Chad has deployed soldiers to Niger and Nigeria in a counter offensive to encircle the Boko Haram terrorists on all sides of Lake Chad Basin Speaking Tuesday on national television, Defense Minister Mahamat Abali Salah said that following an attack on a military base in Boma in Lac province on March 23 which killed 98 […]
No Nose Mask, no Movement in Cross River- Ayade
Following the proliferation of new cases of coronavirus in neighboring states, the Cross River state governor, Sir Ben Ayade has imposed new restrictions on residents of the state as follows: No citizen or resident of the state will be allowed to leave home without a face mask from Friday 3rd, April 2020. Failure to adhere […]
Oil Price War: Will Saudi Arabia Defy US?
Saudi Arabia has announced increase in oil production despite efforts by the United States President ,Donald Trump to mediate between Riyadh and Moscow. The Saudi defiance is already creating deep cracks within pro-Saudi alliance within the United States Congress. Sen. Kevin Cramer, a Republican senator from North Dakota — one of the hardest hit states […]
Presidency Denies Sacking Abba Kyari
Nigerian presidency has denied reports circulating on social media to the effect that President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked his Chief of Staff,Abba Kyari. Personal Assistant to the President ,Bashir Ahmed described the reports as fake news.
#Covid-19:Hon Bamidele Sallam Counsels Ejigbo Indigenes
Press Release I received with concern reports of the positive testing to COVID-19 of some recent returnees from Cote d’ivoire to Ejigbo in our Federal constituency. While acknowledging the good job of the Osun State Government team on COVID-19 which resulted in the isolation and testing of the returnees, I am equally worried about reports […]
Op-ed: Reconsidering US Sanctions Amid #Coronavirus and Oil Market Crash
Reconsidering US Sanctions Policy Amid the Coronavirus and Oil Market CrashBy Richard Nephew For energy markets, the profound economic disruptions caused by the coronavirus have broken the arrangements of the OPEC+ oil exporters to limit production, as Russia and Saudi Arabia failed to agree on production caps. Oil prices plunged as producers ramped up output, […]