Aisha Buhari, Daughter-Hanan & Others Escape Air-Crash on Return From Dubai Trip

According to an exclusive report from SR, Nigeria was saved from a national disaster and calamity over the weekend when the private jet returning the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, and her daughter, Hanan, from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, lost control for about 10 minutes after five hours of flying. Recall that TellAfrica had reported that the First Lady sneaked out to the UAE, disguising the trip as a medical emergency under the government imposed lockdown to shop for the forthcoming wedding of Hanan. On their return trip to…

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COVID-19: Irish Senator Jerry Buttimer Resigns Following Backlash For Attending A Dinner Which Violates Guidelines

A Fine Gael Senator, Jerry Buttimer has resigned his role as Leas Cathaoirleach of the Seanad as a result of the backlash following the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in Galway. Jerry Buttimer becomes the second politician to resign a senior role in the wake of the event, after Dara Calleary resigned as Agriculture Minister this morning.  Buttimer is of the 80 attendees at the event in a hotel in Clifden on Wednesday night. Attendees were strongly criticised given the public health guidelines against large abd informal gatherings to help prevent the…

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Covid 19: Irish Minister, Dara Calleary Resigns Following Attendance Of Event & Violations

The Minister for Agriculture in the Republic of Ireland, Dara Calleary has resigned from the cabinet after attending an event in Clifden, Co Galway, with 80 other people on Wednesday night. Taoiseach Micheál Martin has accepted Mr Calleary’s resignation. In a statement, the Taoiseach said that Mr Calleary’s attendance at the event was “wrong and an error of judgement on his part”. “people all over the country have made very difficult, personal sacrifices in their family lives and in their businesses to comply with Covid regulations. “This event should not…

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COVID-19: Why The Government Looked-Away With 2 Dead and Others Infected At The Dangote Refinery Site In Lagos

The Federal Government of Nigeria tend to have deliberately looked away at the violation of its lockdown order by the Dangote Group in Lagos at the site of the Africa’s biggest oil refinery in the making. Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 among the workers, which resulted in the death of at least two Indians, and some others infected at the Lekki site in Lagos; no call to order, strigent or punitive measures was taken by both state and federal government. The Nigerian police have denied knowledge of the ongoing massive…

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Pursuaint To Power Vested In Executive Order, Governor Wike Demolishes 2 Hotels That Violated COVID-19 Lockdown

-YOMMY AYILARA.   Rivers State Governor orders for Demolition of Two Hotels In Rivers.   Governor Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State has demolished two hotels in the state. Wike made sure to supervises the demolition of a hotel in Rivers State today the 10th of May, 2020.   This demolition was backed up with the claim that the hotels violated the lockdown order in the state.   The affected hotels are Prodest Hotel in Alode and Etemeteh Hotel in Onne and both hotels are located in Eleme Local…

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Class Violation Of Social Distancing Rules Persist In Nigeria

When popular actress, Funke Akindele held a parlour party for her husband during the pandemic, tongues were wagging and eventually she was convicted by a court sitting in Lagos for the violation of the social distancing rule by hosting her neighbours at the birthday. Shortly after putting the actress through the traumatic experience during this period, the Chief of Staff of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari died and the burial experienced thousands of people including government officials in droves graced the occasion without any form of physical or social…

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