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Covid19: Madagascar Herbal drug lands in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to science before allowing traditional or any new medicines to be administered on Nigerians. At an audience meeting with President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine as shared to African nations by Madagascar, President Buhari said his position on all such herbal or traditional medicinal postulates had remained the same. “We have our institutions, systems and processes in the country. Any such formulations should be sent to them for verification. I will not put it to use without the endorsement of our institutions,” said the Nigerian President. On the main reason for his visit, President Embalo said having stabilized his country after the tussles that attended the general elections won by him, he had come to seek counsel from his “father,”

IMSG punctures another lie from the opposition.

Imo state government has punctured another fake news, by the opposition in the state, which has become there stock in trade in recent times. In a press release made available to Nigerian Notch, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, whose office was credited to an official release this morning, which turned out to lies said "The attention of the Office of the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to Governor Hope Uzodimma has been drawn to fake news making the rounds on social media, purporting that Imo State Government paid ₦8m to Fulani herdsmen, who allegedly lost their cows at Ezinihitte Mbaise." It went further to state that," in the said fake news, the criminals also purportedly wrote that the Governor met with the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) at the Government House, Owerri." "Those who generated the obvious fake news also criminally signed off for the Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser, Oguwi


The police in Anambra state has intercepted suspected robber's whose stock in trade was to snatch tricycles. In a press release made available to Nigerian Notch by the PPRO of Anambra state police command, SP Haruna Mohammad, stated that, Police operatives attached to Umuchu Division in conjunction with patrol team from MOPOL 29 PMF Awka while enforcing the COVID-19 Curfew in Umuchu,Aguata LGA intercepted one Ogbonna Chigozie 'm' aged 18 years from Uturu Okigwe LGA of Abia State but resides at Nkpor in Idemili North LGA, and Chimezie Afulor 'm' aged 33years from Akirra Umunokpa Uzowani LGA of Enugu State. They were intercepted at the border post in Umuchu inside a tricycle with registration number GDD 081 VC conducting themselves in a suspicious manner. Suspects were immediately searched and the following exhibits recovered in their possessions,one locally made pistol with four rounds of life ammunition,one tricycle,house breaking implements and cash sum of

Imo Govt To Partner with Online Media Practitioners Association of Ngeria

Imo State Government has expressed its intention to establish a working relationship with Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria Imo State Chapter for the discimination of right information about government activities. The Special Adviser to the Governor on New and  Electronic Media, Mrs Amaka Okafor, made this known when she hosted the leadership of the association in her office on the 13th day of may, 2020. Speaking during the meeting, the S.A. said finally she has met members of OMPAN who are the "real practitioners of the new media". According to her, too many people create platforms on the internet and claim that they are online practitioners and this has made it difficult for the members of the public to ascertain who the real practitioners are. The S.A. expressed satisfaction that this visit has made it possible for her to identify with the real online Media Practitioners in the state. Responding to questions from members of OMPAN, Mrs Okafor sa

Alleged missing Imo N19.63B: Report on Ihedioha to be sent to EFCC ― IMHA

The Imo State House of Assembly, Tuesday said that the factual findings on the alleged misappropriation of the local government funds under Emeka Ihedioha’s administration would be sent to the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to take action. The Chairman House Committee on Public Accounts Committee, PAC, Chigozie Nwaneri, alongside members of his committee, disclosed this in Owerri, even as they said that the work on the report had gone up to 50 percent. This is coming after several attempts made by Ihedioha, to stop his probe using the court had failed. However, Nwaneri, representing Oru East state constituency said that the House had involved the services of external auditor and an accountant to conclude the report as submitted to the House by the auditor General of local government in the state. The chairman of the committee Nwaneri said among other things that, “This Public Accounts Committee, PAC, started under the previous administration of Emeka Ihedioha, a


The Federal Government Joint Technical Task Team (JTTT) to assist in the free movement of food and farming inputs into Anambra State especially at this period of COVID-19 pandemic has been inaugurated in Awka, Anambra State. The Joint Technical Task Team is bestowed with the responsibility to work with relevant Agencies in the State and Local Government Areas to develop windows that will facilitate the free and unhindered movement of food, livestock and agricultural inputs without compromising the security and health of the State and the Nation. The Task Team, with the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr. John Bassey Abang as Chairman, has, in addition, the duty to issue out clear instructions to all security personnel in the three internal security outfits of Police, Civil Defence and the Army on the need to ensure agro-produce, excluding passengers, are allowed passages. Moreso,it would,as a matter of duty, ensure adequate information clarifying the controlled moveme

19.63B Council Funds: Court declines to stop Ihedioha’s probe

Former Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha on Monday  lost his bid to restrain the House of Assembly from probing the alleged mismanagement of N19.63billion council funds by his administration. An Owerri High Court rejected his application for an ex-parte order restraining the House from inviting or probing him. Justice S. I. Opara, in his ruling, held that rather than grant the ex-parte application, the case would be set down for hearing. After throwing out Ihedioha’s application, he ruled that all parties must file necessary documents for hearing. Imo Attorney-General C. O. C. Akaolisa represented the House of Assembly; S. A. Anyalewechi represented Ihedioha. The judge adjourned till May 27 for hearing. The state Auditor-General for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs had issued an interim audit report detailing how N19.63billion fraudulently disappeared from the local government accounts between May and December 31, 2019. Apparently worried that the House of As

Breaking News:Use Madagascar’s herbal drug to treat COVID-19 patients – Buhari

Following the treatment of about 55 COVID-19 patients with Madagascar’s herbal drugs, ‘COVID-Organics’, President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, ordered the presidential task force on COVID-19 to go for the drug. He advised them to use it for the treatment of covid-19 patients in the country.  Disclosing this at the daily briefing of the task force, the secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha said, Madagascar donated some of the products to Nigeria through Guinea-Bissau. He noted that arrangements are ongoing to bring it down to the country. “The president of Madagascar sent it to Guinea Bissau. Certain allocations have been made to different countries. “We have an indication of the quantities that have been allocated to Nigeria, and we are supposed to make arrangements to freight it out of Bissau to Nigeria. “I have received instructions from Mr President to make arrangements to freight it home.”