Entries by The Pace News

Stop creation, start scrapping and merging of agencies – Akin Alabi says

by Owoyemi Khaleel Nigerian lawmaker, Oloye Akin Alabi, has shared his opinion on President Buhariʼs approval of the Oronsaye Report on Rationalisation and Restructuring of Nigeria government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies. The lawmaker representing Egbeda/Ona-Ara federal constituency in Oyo state, has suggested the halt of all bills on creation of new agencies and institutions. He […]

Money should not decide if football returns, Parlour says

by Owoyemi Khaleel Former Premier League player, Ray Parlour has said the return of football amid the coronavirus pandemic should not be decided because of money. Parlour, who won the 2002 Premier League title with Arsenal, said the revenue from TV money, clubs’ finances and the economy should not decide if football returns next month. […]

Kinnear hopeful Leeds achieve Premier League promotion

Leeds Unitedʼs Chief Executive, Angus Kinnear is hopeful his club can achieve Premier League promotion as uncertainty remains in the world of sports. Kinnear said in the Yorkshire Evening Post: “The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport are now leading regular meetings with the larger governing bodies [of which the Premier League and EFL […]

DAGRIN: Rest on Chief Executive Omoita

Nigerian indigenous rapper, Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, popularly known as Dagrin, 10 years ago died after getting involved in an accident in Lagos. The rapper’s songs centered around the the ghetto lifestyle, the struggle of the less privileged and the oppression of the government. He sang songs like ‘Democracy’, ‘Thank God’, and ‘Pon Pon Pon’. Dagrin, […]

Give free electricity to Nigerians for two months – Gbajabiamila urges President Buhari

Leaders of the National Assembly, NASS, on Tuesday held a meeting with President Muhamamdu Buhari over the proper management of the funds donated to fight coronavirus. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, used the channel to discuss about providing free electricity for Nigerians as result of lockdown. He said the provision of free electricity will make Nigerians more […]

COVID-19: NASS leaders urge appropriate management of donations

The leaders of the National Assembly, NASS, on Tuesday held a meeting with President Muhamamdu Buhari over proper management of the donations for COVID-19 fight. The money donated by individuals and organisations to support the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country. Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Speaker, House of […]

COVID-19: Lockdown vs Fear of Hunger

People have gradually forgot about the virus itself, they’re now battling fear upon hunger. When last have you seen 85% of Nigerians use hand sanitizers? Maybe facemasks? Or even gloves? Because they don’t even remember them when they have a whole lot of fear to battle. Everyone managed to sustain the two weeks unaware lockdown, […]

Lagos identifies 119 COVID-19 cases in one week during house-to-house search

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, said about 119 people with coronavirus symptoms has been identified through house-to-house search the state has embarked on. Abayomi, on Tuesday, said during a press briefing that Lagos state is strengthening the process of identifying possible carriers of COVID-19 in the state. The commissioner revealed that 118,000 households […]

Coronavirus is not a “money-making business” – PDP tells Buhari’s cabinet

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Diran Odeyemi, has advised President Muhamamdu Buhari-led government officials to place the people’s interest first before any other thing. He stressed that the outbreak of coronavirus should not be seen as an opportunity to make money. Odeyemi made this statement while talking about holding […]