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Travel Agencies, Businesses Lament As Foreign Airlines Shun Kano Airport

Passengers traveling on international routes through Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) have lamented lack of adequate foreign airlines as only the Ethopian Airline is operating at the airport.Other airlines are said to have moved their operations from MAKIA to Abuja or Lagos since the federal government reopened the airport for international operationsThe passengers noted that before the outbreak of Coronavurus, Ethiopian ,Egyptian ,Saudi and Badr Airlines were fully operating at the MAKIA.But…

Insecurity: Ogun Residents Will Suffer If We Join Strike – Pharmaceutical Society

The Ogun State chapter of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) says it would not participate in the ongoing strike by some health workers over the rising insecurity in the state.The Nigerian Medical Association and the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives in Ogun, on Tuesday, commenced industrial action over recent kidnapping of health care workers in the state.In a week, suspected Fulani herdsmen had abducted 3 health workers, two of which had since been released.THE WHISTLER had…

Oyedepo Speaks On Covid-19 Again, Says ‘Let Me See Who Will Come And Inject Me’

The presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Canaanland, Ota, Ogun state, David Oyedepo, has repeated his claim that the Church, rather than a vaccine, will defeat the Covid-19 pandemic.He therefore warned authorities not to compel or force anyone to be injected with the covid-19 vaccine, adding that it was immoral to do so.He shared his views on the ongoing covid-19 vaccination while preaching to his congregation on Saturday (and aired online) during the church's Covenant Hour of Prayer (CHOP).He…

Police Inspector Shot Himself While ‘Servicing’ Rifle

The Abia State Police Command has confirmed that a police inspector, Ochofie Ijimbile, shot himself in the chest while servicing his rifle.Ijimbile, who was attached to MOPOL 55 Aba, Abia State, on Friday allegedly shot and killed himself while servicing his rifle in readiness for the day’s job.Ijimbile was serving as a hotel guard in Aba.Social media reports had suggested that the man committed suicide.But Abia State Police Command spokesman, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna, while confirming the incident to our…

VIDEO: Nigerian Policeman Caught Begging European Tourist For Money

An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has been captured in a viral video begging for money from an European biker on world tour.The tourist, a Spanish man, was just arriving the country when he came in contact with policemen at a check point.On sighting the white man, the officer jumped up from where he was seated, approached the tourist and asked “what did you bring for us?”.The obviously smart tourist said he had no cash on him because he was yet to use his credit card to withdraw money, but the officer…

COVID-19: Vaccinated Nigerians Will No Longer Wait 3 Months For Second Dose – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has disclosed that frontline health workers and other eligible individuals who have received first jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine can now take a second dose before 12 weeks.The vaccinated persons, according to the agency, may no longer have to wait till 12 weeks from the date of the first shot as earlier stipulated, as they can return for the next jab after two months.The NPHCDA had planned to exhaust the 3.94 million doses of vaccine it recently received as…

Yoruba Self-Determination Activists Gather In Ibadan

Members of the Ilana Omo Oodua on Saturday staged a rally to sensitise the people of Ibadan on the need for Yoruba self-determination.The rally was schedule to take-off from the ancient Mapo Hall but the heavy presence of armed policemen and their vehicles at the entrance and around the hall forced the organisers to shift the venue to opposite the hall.The police however said they were there to prevent hoodlums from causing violence.Some Yoruba from Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Edo, Delta, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Ogun and Oyo…

Happening Now: Faisal Shuaib Meets FCT Primary Health Care Board On Vaccine Distribution

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Faisal Shuaib, is currently meeting with members of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Health Care Board over the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine.The meeting which is being held in Abuja is aimed at finding suitable ways of improving the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine across the country.As of April 16, Nigeria has vaccinated a total of 1,081,548 Nigerians, which is 53.8 per cent of the targeted proportion of her population.…

REVEALED! Gay Group Behind TB Joshua’s YouTube Channel Suspension

A United Kingdom LGBT-interest website, Open Democracy, has claimed responsibility for YouTube’s suspension of Prophet TB Joshua’s Emmanuel TV channel.It said the video-sharing platform “terminated” Emmanuel TV channel, “In response to our enquiries about TB Joshua’s controversial exorcisms,” adding that Facebook was also acting on a complaint it filed against the popular Nigerian preacher.THE WHISTLER earlier reported that Prophet Joshua had expressed shock over YouTube’s suspension of his church’s channel. He had…

KOGI: Data Shows Yahaya Bello Was Obstacle To Vaccination As Over 8,566 Receive Jabs In 10 Days

Kogi has vaccinated over 8,566 of its population and interestingly the state had only commenced its inoculation process barely 10 days ago.The feat which was attained within a short period showed that despite Governor Yahaya Bello's relentless efforts to discourage Kogi residents from receiving the vaccine, the people, especially health workers, still saw the need to be vaccinated.It also indicated that Kogi could have vaccinated more people by now if the Bello administration had prepared to receive the state's…