Advisers

Sanwo-Olu swears in special advisers on PPP, agriculture

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, sworn in Mr Ope George and Dr Oluwarotimi Fashola as Special Advisers on Public-Private Partnerships and Agriculture (Rice Mill Initiative) respectively. Sanwo-Olu also signed three bills into law during the weekly State Executive Council meeting at the Executive Chamber in Lagos House, Ikeja. The three bills were […]

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Emails reveal scientists suspected COVID leaked from Wuhan lab – then quickly censored themselves

headed by Anthony Fauci. The latest e-mails don’t prove such a conspiracy, but they make it more plausible for two reasons: because the expert virologists therein present such a strong case for thinking that the virus had lab-made features, and because of the wholly political reaction to this bombshell on the part of Francis Collins, […]

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MSNBC Taps Democratic Strategist Symone Sanders for Weekend, Streaming Shows

Symone D. Sanders spent a good portion of the past two years of her life touting the accomplishments of the Biden campaign and administration to TV-news personalities. Come Spring, she will be one of those pundits. MSNBC has hired Sanders, who at age 32 has already worked as a media strategist in two different presidential […]

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Colleges take COVID testing way too far and spread hysteria

are randomly tested for COVID weekly. A positive PCR test, which can detect tiny amounts of dead virus, sends asymptomatic students to a room in a designated building where they spend 10 days in confinement. Food is dropped off once a day at the door. I spoke to several holed-up students. One told me she […]

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2022: Don’t listen to prophets of doom, Abiara tells Nigerians

Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara, the Worldwide General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), warned Nigerians, particularly those in Lagos State, on Saturday to avoid those he described as prophets of doom. He gave the charge during the New Year Service in Lagos House, Marina, which was held concurrently by Christian and Muslim faithful at […]

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Ex-NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik turns over documents to Jan. 6 committee

Bernard Kerik turned over a slew of documents to the House of Representatives’ Jan. 6 Select Committee on Friday. Kerik was slapped with a subpoena in November related to his work with former President Donald Trump’s legal team attempting to find fraud in the 2020 presidential election. However, an attorney for the former NYPD leader […]

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Ozekhome: NASS can override Buhari if he vetoes electoral bill

Popular lawyer and activist, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has disclosed that the constitution empowers the National Assembly to override the President Muhammadu Buhari, if he fails to assent to the Electoral Bill. Ozekhome while expressing doubts that President Buhari might not assent to the Bill, wondered why he would miss the opportunity to put his signature on […]

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Gov. Mohammed appoints 15 advisers, 5 heads of agencies in Bauchi

The Bauchi state government has approved the appointment of 15 Special Advisers and five heads of government agencies. Mukhtar Gidado, the adviser on media to Governor Bala Mohammed, said the appointees have since been deployed to their respective positions as indicated in their appointment letters. He said the appointees were carefully selected based on consideration […]

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U.S. coronavirus vaccination drive heads to nursing homes

The U.S. government and two of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains on Monday began a nationwide campaign to vaccinate nursing home residents against COVID-19, a week after the first vaccines authorized in the country went to healthcare workers. The program led by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and CVS Health Corp is the latest effort to […]

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Second U.S. vaccine ready to ship as coronavirus surge pushes hospitals to brink

An unrelenting U.S. coronavirus surge pushed hospitals further to their limits as the United States pressed on with its immunization rollout on Thursday and prepared to ship nearly 6 million doses of a new vaccine on the cusp of winning regulatory approval. COVID-19 hospitalizations rose to record heights for a 19th straight day, with nearly […]

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After the White House, Donald Trump faces uncertain future and legal threats

President Donald Trump is leaving the White House but he is not going to fade away quietly. After failing in his legal efforts to overturn his Nov. 3 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, who on Monday won the state-by-state Electoral College vote that formally determines the U.S. presidency, Trump will re-enter private life on […]

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Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by east Libyan forces

Turkey has condemned the interception of one of its ships by eastern-based Libyan forces in the Mediterranean Sea, saying it must be allowed to resume its journey while warning of reprisals. Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) said on Monday it intercepted the Turkish ship Mabrouka, under a Jamaican flag, that was heading to […]

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Joe Biden picks Xavier Becerra to lead health and human services

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has selected Xavier Becerra, the Democratic attorney general of California, as his nominee for secretary of health and human services, tapping a former congressman who would be the first Latino to run the department as it battles the surging coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Becerra became Mr. Biden’s clear choice only over […]

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Joe Biden introduces top economic advisers Tuesday, as pandemic threat worsens

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will formally introduce his top economic policy advisers on Tuesday as his administration prepares to take power amid a slowing economic recovery hampered by the resurgent coronavirus pandemic. Biden will appear at an event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, alongside his selections for senior roles, including his nominee for U.S. […]

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U.S. braces for post-Thanksgiving coronavirus surge

After a Thanksgiving weekend when the number of people traveling through U.S. airports reached its highest since mid-March, a top government official said on Monday some Americans could begin receiving coronavirus vaccinations before Christmas. U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar said Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized and shipped within days of a Dec. 10 […]

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