Palliatives: Nigerians slam government on N5,000 account balance criteria

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, on Wednesday, while briefing State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja stated that people with over N5,000 in their bank account will not benefit from the FG’s palliatives to cushion the effect of the lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This criterion according to Farouq is one of three that will be used by the Federal Government to define the “urban poor”, following President Buhari’s directive that…

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OBOREVWORI FELICITATES WITH OTUARO AT 52

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the State Deputy Governor, Barrister (Deacon) Kingsley Burutu Otuaro on his 52 years birthday. Rt Hon Oborevwori in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 lauded the Deputy Governor for his contributions to the administration of the State Governor, His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. Rt Hon Oborevwori prayed God to continue to give the Deputy Governor the strength and wisdom to carry on. “I join…

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NASA scientists find Earth-like planet

NASA scientists have just found an earth-like planet almost its size that may be capable of supporting life as we know it. The planet was found while analyzing data gathered by NASA’s planet hunting Kepler spacecraft, which was retired in November 2018. The exoplanet, Kepler-1649c, circles a red dwarf star that lies 300 light-years from Earth, a new study reports. Kepler-1649c completes one orbit every 19.5 Earth days, putting the alien planet in its host star’s “habitable zone,” the just-right range of distances where liquid water could exist on a…

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