Happenings In Nigeria

Monkeypox Spreads

The Monkeypox epidemic has spread to Akwa Ibom State, it was first detected in Bayelsa State. Monkeypox currently has no treatment and no vaccine. It looks like Smallpox but the rashes are larger while the disease is milder. (Punch)

There really is no cure for this, please let’s stay safe an practice a very clean hygiene, the only option is the vaccine for small pox.

China punishes 1.3m officials for corruption

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti-graft drive, which has targeted officials at all levels, has punished more than 1.3 million people in five years, the anti-corruption watchdog said Sunday.

More than 1.3 million officials at the township level or lower have been punished in the past five years, including 648,000 village officials, said the party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Critics say the president has used the anti-graft campaign as a way to purge political opponents and consolidate power, along with other strategies such as tightening the control over state media and restructuring the military. (Punch)

NEW TStv to roll out November 1, offers 5,000 decoders for free

TS tv , Telecom Satellite Television, has announced that it would commence commercial roll-out of its decoders to Nigeria ns by November 1, 2017.

TStv Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Bright Echefu, made the disclosure at the company’s head office in Abuja.

TStv introduces the Pay-as-You-Consume model, an option other providers had insisted was not possible, arguing that they bought the contents they relay as a whole and not in bits.

The DTH pay TV, offers 200 rich blend of local and international channels and packages for entertainment, including news, sports, kids, health, etc. (Will you be trying this brand?)

Dove’s Very Racist Ad

The ad says everything you need to know, however they have apologised but are they truly sorry as this is not their first time of making offensive ads.

Northern youths beg President Buhari to seek re-election in 2019:

“After a critical assessment of the President Buhari’s administration and its impact on the good people of North Central Nigeria, we have resolved that Buhari should seek re-election in 2019.

“The entire north central youths are ready and willing to support him in that regard.”

They adde that Buhari needed a second term in order to sustain the ongoing war against corruption and to ensure effective management of Nigeria’s resources.

Nigerian senators earn more than US President, UK Prime Minister’ – Ex-Daily Times editor

Oyebola said a Nigerian Senator earns $1.7m a year, which is far higher than the $400,000 yearly income of the United States’ President.

Oyebola had said, “It is also strange, unthinkable and very disheartening that a senator, not minding the grinding poverty of Nigerians, earns $1.7m a year, which is far higher than the $400,000 yearly income of the United States’ President, whose stupendous country is the richest in the world. Even a member of the House of Representatives also earns more than the American President. What a tragic and pathetic situation!

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