Nigerian doctor dies of Lassa Fever, few months to the end of his housemanship

A Nigerian doctor has reportedly died of Lassa fever. The deceased identified as Dzuana Vanen Philip got admitted into Benue State University after several years...

NNPC seeks smooth movement of petroleum tankers nationwide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called on security agencies to allow petroleum products tanker drivers move freely, despite the lockdown ordered by...

More Amazon workers plan to walk out over handling of coronavirus

Amazon workers at a fulfillment center near Detroit, Michigan, plan to walk out over the company’s handling of COVID-19. Workers at the facility, called...

MultiChoice gives N1.2b to support Nigeria on COVID-19

MultiChoice Nigeria has announced  some initiatives to support the Federal and Lagos governments’ efforts in ameliorating the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak in Nigeria. The...

‘I didn’t know I was carrying explosives’

Osagie Otabor, Akure Isiaka Yinusa, the driver of the truck that exploded last Saturday at Eleyewo in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State,...

Aregbesola: virus won’t spread to correctional centres

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja  MINISTER of Interior Rauf Aregbesola on Wednesday said measures were being taken to ensure that COVID-19 does not spread to custodial centres...

Bamidele donates N10m to Ekiti govt

Rasaq Ibrahim,  Ado Ekiti CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has donated N10 million to Ekiti State. The senator’s...

Cooking gas sellers get exemption from lockdown

Joseph Jibueze COOKING gas retailers have obtained an exemption from the lockdown, the Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) said on Wednesday. Its Executive...

DG hails Akanbi’s appointment as VC

Sanni Onogu, Abuja The Director-General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, on Wednesday congratulated Prof. Mohammed Mustapha Akanbi, SAN, on...

President Buhari mourns Nigerian author Phoebean Ogundipe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the death of a foremost Nigerian educationist and author, Phoebean Ogundipe. A statement by the presidency described the life...

Lagos rules out use of rapid test kits for coronavirus

The Lagos State government on Tuesday ruled out the option of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19 testing, saying “most results from rapid tests are...

Kaduna residents complain of hunger

Some residents of Kaduna have expressed reservation over the stay-at-home order imposed on the state government and alleged that starvation was setting in. A cross-section...

Army: We’re on standby

Precious Igbonwelundu There will be no military roadblocks within Lagos and Ogun states except when necessary, the Nigerian Army said on Tuesday. General Officer Commanding (GOC)...

Pastor Adeboye donates surgical masks, hand gloves to Lagos

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, on Monday donated some medical supplies to the Lagos State...

Governor Abiodun: How I begged President Buhari to shift Ogun lockdown

Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday. Buhari had ordered a...

Coronavirus: JNI condemns misleading preaching of some Islamic clerics

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay...

Fed Govt deploys relief materials to Lagos, Ogun

Faith Yahaya, Abuja The Federal Government on Monday deployed relief materials to Lagos and Ogun states as well as Abuja as directed by President Muhammadu...

Fed Govt prepares fiscal stimulus package

 Nduka Chiejina, Abuja The Federal Government plans to re-introduce the 2012 corporate tax (exemption of profits) order granting companies that create  employment opportunities  tax rebates. It...

Elumelu, family test negative for COVID-19

Tony Akowe, Abuja Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has announced that he tested negative for coronavirus pandemic alongside members of...

Buhari signs COVID-19 law

The President last night signed the law declaring COVID-19 pandemic a dangerous infectious disease. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi...
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