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CORONAVIRUS: A Member of U.S Vice President’s office tests positive.

A member of Vice President Mike Pence’s office has tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesperson for Pence announced Friday evening.

“This evening we were notified that a member of the Office of the Vice President tested positive for the coronavirus,” Katie Miller, Pence’s press secretary, said in a statement. “Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the individual. Further contact tracing is being conducted in accordance with CDC guidelines.”

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Gov. Ikpeazu returns to Nigeria.

Following the recent news reports on social media, I reached out to the Abia state government. I can authoritatively inform you that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has returned to Nigeria from the United States and is currently in Lagos. He will arrive Umuahia, the Abia state Capital tomorrow. While the Governor was away on his foreign trip to the United States, the Nigerian government imposed a ban restricting travel to and from 13 countries including the United States.

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Ben Murray- Bruce loses wife to Cancer

Former Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray- Bruce has announced the death of his wife, Evelyn. He disclosed that he lost his late wife to Cancer. Taking yo social media he wrote:

‪I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence – awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken.‬

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U.S President Donald Trump sues CNN

EXCLUSIVE: President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday for publishing “false and defamatory” statements about seeking Russia’s help in the 2020 election.

“The complaint alleges CNN was aware of the falsity at the time it published them but did so for the intentional purpose of hurting the campaign while misleading its own readers in the process… the campaign filed this lawsuit against CNN and the preceding suits against The New York Times and The Washington Post to hold the publishers accountable for their reckless false reporting and also to establish the truth,” Senior Legal Adviser to Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Jenna Ellis told Fox News.

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