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The brief: Gas hike; COVID comorbidities; Membership Club

Gas hike

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or cooking gas is now beyond the reach of the average Nigerian. What happens to Nigeria’s huge reserve?

Media Trust Limited has launched a membership club for Nigerian students. Are you a student or do you have students around you? Take advantage of this opportunity.

Reports have shown that the former deputy governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, Obadiah Mailafia, died of COVID-19.

Nigerians Groan As Cooking Gas Price Keeps Soaring

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or cooking gas is now beyond the reach of average Nigerians as many have turned to charcoal or firewood.

A kilogramme of cooking gas is now N625 or more, depending on the location, forcing many households and eateries, especially in urban centres to seek alternative means of cooking.

Restructuring: Jega Seeks Scrapping Of 24 States

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has called for the reduction of states in the country from 36 to 12 to fast track the development of the country.

Speaking at the inaugural caucus meeting of the Rescue Nigeria Project, in Abuja, Jega said the agitation for restructuring was a result of marginalisation and inequities in the management of the political affairs of the country as well as bad governance driven by incompetent, inept, inefficient and self-serving leadership among others.

Daily Trust Launches Membership Club For Students

Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust newspapers and other titles, has launched a membership programme for Nigerian students to empower and acquaint them with the rudimentary of the newsroom.

The initiative would allow students studying communications, journalism, languages and social sciences to get a firsthand view of journalism in the digital age and expose them to how Daily Trust is redefining the profession.

PODCAST: Why Citizens Are Aiding Bandits In Katsina, Other States

While government is busy trying to combat banditry through stringent measures, some persons have been giving oxygen to the outlaws. Of late, security operatives have nabbed persons supplying items such as fuel and bread to bandits.

Nigeria Daily takes a look at why some persons are working at cross purposes with the authorities on security. Click this link to listen to the podcast.

How Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Mailafia, Died — Official

The authorities at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) have described as “false and inaccurate” the allegation of poor management of the former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, by the hospital.

The hospital’s management exclusively confirmed that Mr Mailafia died of coronavirus disease “due to comorbidities.”

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Bayana Bayana Spank Super Falcons 4-2 To Win Aisha Buhari Cup

The Bayana Bayana of South Africa have proven once again that they are a force to reckon with on the continent following Wednesday’s convincing 4-2 victory over nine-time African champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria, to lift the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Women’s Invitational Football Tournament at the Mobolaji Johnson stadium Onikan, Lagos.

The Nigerian side endured a calamitous first half as they went down by 3-0. An own goal from Alozie Michelle opened the scoring in the 6th minute while Motlhalo Linda made it 2-0 from the penalty spot after veteran defender Enome Ebi handled the ball in the box.

Toyin Abraham breaks silence On ‘Beef’ With Funke Akindele

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, has spoken on the alleged beef with Funke Akindele Bello, her colleague in the industry.

In a radio interview, Abraham said she has no problem with Akindele and she did not know where that speculation came from.

“She’s my senior colleague and someone I respect a lot so I don’t know what people are talking about. She is one of the few I look up to but you know, sometimes people don’t understand that we are colleagues not family so you can not be talking to all your colleagues.