School Leaving Certificate Examination Cancelled In Ireland

The Leaving Cert exams have been cancelled, Minister for Education Joe McHugh has announced.     The government has decided that all students will be offered the option of accepting ‘calculated grades’ or sitting the Leaving Certificate at a later date.     Joe McHugh while speaking said this is an historic decision as the Leaving Certificate has been cancelled.     “These are exceptional times,” McHugh stated. “But the interests of the students must come first.”   We’ll bring you all the details of the announcement imminently, he added.…

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EFCC Set To Commence A Fresh Trial Of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stated its readiness to commence a fresh trial of former Governor Orji Kalu immediately.     The EFCC said this in a statement by its Spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, on Friday, while reacting to the order by the Supreme Court.   Where the  court of last resort  upturned Kalu’s conviction and also ordered a fresh trial on the grounds that, the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, was not competent to hear Kanu’s case since he had been elevated to the Court of Appeal.    …

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Orji Uzor Kalu Walks Free As Apex Court Squash 10 Years Corruption/Pilfering Conviction Based On Technicalities

According to the unanimous decision of the Supreme Court on Friday, which sets out the conviction of a Federal High Court in Lagos against Orji Uzor Kalu, the Leader of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State.     Senator Orji Uzor Kalu representing Abia North is said to be heading to his Abuja home, after leaving his prison confinement, where he had been since his conviction alongside Ude Udeogu, a former Director of Finance and Account at the Abia State Government House.     The Supreme Court, upturned Kanu’s…

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Doctors Warned Not To Indulge Unauthorised Treatment Of COVID-19

Minister tells Doctors Not To Indulge In Unauthorised Treatment Of COVID-19 Patients, Minister Tells Doctors.     The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has advised medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to spurn unauthorized treatment of persons infected with coronavirus.   This announcement was made on the 7th of May, 2020 during a briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, the nation’s capital.   In his words; “All healthcare professionals and associated personnel should diligently follow safety infection prevention and control protocols – both inside…

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Juventus Striker Dybala Recovers From COVID-19

-YOMMY AYILARA. Juventus Striker Dybala Recovers From COVID-19.   Juventus star Paulo Dybala disclosed on Wednesday that he has been cured coronavirus, but Serie A rivals Torino confirmed that one of their players had tested positive.   He revealed via twitter- “Many people talked in the past weeks … but I can finally confirm that I am healed. Thank you once again for your support and my thoughts on all who are still suffering from it.”     However, city rivals Torino disclosed that an anonymous player had been diagnosed…

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Ogun State Police Command Ready To Impound Vehicles Of COVID-19 Violators

-YOMMY AYILARA. Ogun Police To Impound Vehicles Violating COVID-19 Protocols In the State.   The Ogun State Police Command has notified residents of the state against non-compliance with the gauges put in place to deter the spread of coronavirus in the state.   The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, took  to a statement to ask the owners of commercial vehicles and motorcycles in the state not to carry beyond the required number of passengers.   He explained that the command has authorized its personnel to arrest any…

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Boris Johnson Lights Candle In Remembrance Of Unknown Soldiers Who Fought The 2nd World War

In a post shared by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson he reminds us of the rememberance of the veterans who fought the 2nd world War.   In his words; “Tonight I lit a candle by the grave of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey in remembrance of those who gave their lives for the cause of freedom in the Second World War, which ended in Europe 75 years ago tomorrow.”   These unknown soldiers, offered the lives to save their nation.   Today Mark’s 75 the end of the…

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