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200 NIGERIAN EVACUEES DELAYED IN CANADA DUE TO FLIGHT POSTPONEMENT

The evacuation of about 200 Nigerians from Canada hoping to return home on Thursday has been postponed.

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6 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED AT ISOLATION CENTRES IN TARABA

6 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the State’s isolation centres after having tested negative twice for the virus.

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5 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED AT ISOLATION CENTRES IN AKWA IBOM

5 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged at isolation centres in Akwa Ibom with only one positive case left in the State.

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BREAKING: IBRAHIM GAMBARI CONFIRMED THE CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Ibrahim Gambari has been officially announced the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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BREAKING: IBRAHIM GAMBARI, NEWLY APPOINTED CHIEF OF STAFF TO PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ARRIVES P...

Ibrahim Gambari, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari just arrived the Presidential Villa.

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LET US TRY TRADITIONAL MEDICINES- REPS TELL FG

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to go for traditional medicines to treat COVID-19 patients and ignore directives by the World Health Organization.

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KWARA VOWS TO PUNISH INTERSTATE TRAVEL VIOLATORS

Kwara State Government has vowed to inflict a penalty to those who defy its interstate travel ban.

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COVID-19: RWANDA TO DEPLOY ROBOTS IN TREATMENT CENTRES TO REDUCE TRANSMISSION RISKS

Rwanda is introducing Robots in Coronavirus treatment centres and other public places to reduce transmission risks, the country’s ministry of health said.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 4787 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 146 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 4641 to 4787 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Tuesday, May 12, announced 146 new confirmed cases.

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BUHARI CONDEMNS REOCCURRING KILLINGS IN FULANI COMMUNITIES IN KADUNA

President Muhammadu Buhari has criticised the incessant attacks on people among the Fulani and Addara communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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TROUBLE IN BOKO HARAM CAMP AS SHEKAU CRIES OUT IN LEAKED AUDIO

The security forces are evidently winning the battle against Boko Haram as its leader Abubakar Shekau

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15 KILLED AS ARMED MEN ATTACK KADUNA VILLAGE

Fifteen persons were reported killed by unknown armed men, on Tuesday, at Gonar Rogo village, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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BREAKING: 22 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN SOKOTO

Twenty-two more patients have been discharged from isolation centres in Sokoto following their full recovery from COVID-19.

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VIOLENCE IN NORTH-WEST OF NIGERIA FORCES 23,000 REFUGEES TO FLEE TO NIGER

About 23,000 persons in the North-western part of Nigeria have been compelled to find safety and security in Niger due to the increasing violence rate in this region in the past one month. This is ...

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BREAKING: BUHARI WITHDRAWS ALL COVID SECURITY PERSONNEL IN RIVERS STATE AS IGP ORDERS IMMEDIATE R...

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn all the security personnel attached to the Rivers State COVID-19 Task Force

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OGUN DEBUNKS RUMOUR THAT THE CORPSES LYING AT THE FRONT OF AN HEALTH CENTRE WAS THAT OF A COVID-1...

The Ogun State Ministry of Health has debunked rumours claiming that the corpse in a viral video, at Primary Health Centre Oke-Illewo, Abeokuta is that of a COVID-19 patient

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WUHAN TO TEST OVER 11 MILLION RESIDENTS IN 10 DAYS AFTER NEW COVID-19 CASES EMERGED

China’s city of Wuhan is set to test over 11 million residents in 10 days for Coronavirus after new COVID-19 cases emerged despite strict lockdown measures intended to eradicate Coronavirus from th...

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BUHARI REQUESTS SENATE'S APPROVAL OF 42 AMBASSADORIAL NOMINEES

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, asked the Senate to approve 42 nominees as the country's ambassadors.

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EFCC ARRAIGNS TWO CHINESE NATIONALS OVER 100M BRIBE

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two Chinese nationals for offering a 100million naira bribe to Abdulahi Lawal, the head of the Sokoto Zonal Office.

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FG GETS REPS APPROVAL FOR 850bn LOAN

The House of Representatives has agreed to release 850Bn to President Muhammadu Buhari to fund the 2020 budget.

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EIGHT NEW JUDGES SWORN IN BY SANWO-OLU

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, May 12, swore in eight Honourable Judges of the High Court of Lagos State.

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DOYIN OKUPE ANNOUNCES RECOVERY FROM CORONAVIRUS

Former Presidential Spokesman, Doyin Okupe has announced his recovery from the coronavirus disease

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BUHARI APPOINTS PROFESSOR IBRAHIM GAMBARI AS NEW CHIEF OF STAFF

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Gambari as the new Chief of Staff of Nigeria.

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TRUCK CONVEYING 30 ALMAJIRIS INTERCEPTED BY TRACE CORPS IN OGUN

Operatives of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps intercepted a truck carrying 30 almajiris on Monday, May 11.

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KANO EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY ONE WEEK

Kano State Government has announced the extension of the lockdown enforced on the State by President Buhari by one week to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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ETHIOPIA ADMITS TO SHOOTING DOWN KENYAN PLANE CARRYING MEDICAL AND HUMANITARIAN SUPPLIES TO SOMALIA

Ethiopia has admitted that it was behind the shooting down of the Kenyan plane carrying medical and humanitarian supplies to Somalia, killing all of the 6 people on board.

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MADAGASCAR CRITICIZES THE WEST FOR UNDERESTIMATING THE EFFICACY OF ITS COVID-19 MEDICINE

Madagascar President, Andry Rajoelina, on Monday, criticized the West for undermining the efficacy of the COVID-19 medicine manufactured by his country.

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NIGERIA TO PARTICIPATE IN WHO SOLIDARITY TREATMENT FOR COVID-19

Nigeria has joined over 100 countries to participate in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Solidarity Trial Treatment for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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SENATOR SLAMS NORTHERN GOVERNORS OVER ABOLISHMENT OF ALMAJIRI SYSTEM

A Senator representing Kano south, Kabiru Gaya has criticised the decision of Northern Governors to abolish the Almajiri system.

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MARITIME WORKERS UNION OF NIGERIA THREATEN TO WITHDRAW OPERATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY IF ARRESTED ...

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria has threatened to withdraw operations across the country if Governor Wike does not release its arrested members.

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19 SAILORS KILLED, 15 INJURED IN IRANIAN EXERCISE ACCIDENT

A missile from an Iranian Navy frigate struck another Iranian naval vessel during a military exercise in the Gulf of Oman, on Sunday, killing at least 19 sailors and injured

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CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS DIES IN FIRE INCIDENT IN RUSSIA

Five covid-19 patients have died from a fire outbreak in an intensive care unit at the St Petersburg Hospital, Russia.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 4641 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 242 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 4399 to 4641 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Sunday, May 11, announced 242 new confirmed

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1 PERSON INFECTED 533 WORKERS WITH COVID-19 AT A FISH PROCESSING FACTORY IN GHANA, PRESIDENT AKUF...

One person infected 533 workers with COVID-19 at a fish processing plant

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FG URGES STATE GOVERNMENTS TO CONVERT ABANDONED FACILITIES TO ISOLATION CENTRES

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has advised state governments to start converting abandoned buildings and structures to isolation

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THE CATHOLIC BISHOP CONFERENCE DONATES ALL ITS 425 HOSPITALS AND CLINICS ACROSS NIGERIA AS ISOLAT...

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria has donated all its 425 hospitals and clinics across Nigeria as isolation centres.

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TOTAL E&P TO NIGERIANS : WE WOULD HAVE HAD REDUCED CASES IF OTHER STATES WERE AS PROACTIVE AS GOV...

Total Exploration and Production Limited (Total E & P) has commended Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his proactive approach towards tackling the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the ...

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BREAKING: 33 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

Thirty-three more patients have been discharged from isolation centres in Lagos following their full recovery from COVID-19.

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SIX MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE IN SOKOTO

Six more patients have been discharged from isolation centre in Sokoto following their full recovery from COVID-19.

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ANGRY STUDENTS DEMAND THE REMOVAL OF CUSTOM BOSS OVER INCESSANT KILLINGS

Following the incessant killings of students in Ogun State by custom officers, The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) have dema...

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FORMER COMMISSIONER IN BENUE TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Benue State has recorded a new case of COVID-19, bringing the total cases in the state to three.

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MEDICAL DOCTOR CONTRACTS CORONAVIRUS IN OSUN

Osun State has confirmed that the newly recorded covid-19 case in the state is a medical doctor.

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ABOUT 210 ALMAJIRI CHILDREN REUNITES WITH THEIR FAMILIES IN KADUNA

About 210 Almajiri children recently deported from Kano, Gombe, Niger and Plateau States have reunited with their families in Kaduna state after testing negative to COVID-19.

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WE HAVE DONE NO WRONG - WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that the demolition of the two hotels in Eleme Local Government Area of the state is in line with Government laws and they have done no wrong.

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EKITI, ONDO RECORDS 5 COVID-19 CASES

A total of five new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ekiti and Ondo states. Three cases have been recorded in Ekiti, while Ondo has confirmed two.

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WIKE LIFTS CURFEW FOR 2 DAYS IN RIVERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has temporarily lifted the 24-hour curfew in the state capital comprising Port Harcourt and Obio-Akpor local Government areas for two days.

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BREAKING: ONE DIE, SEVERAL INJURED IN AUTO CRASH IN ANAMBRA

A young woman has lost her life, while others sustained fatal injuries in a motor accident at Obosi Road, Nkpor Anambra State.

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INSURGENCY: ARMED FORCES KILLED 17 BANDITS IN JOINT OPERATION IN KADUNA

Seventeen armed bandits were killed in a joint operation launched by the Armed Forces of Nigeria and troops of Operations THUNDER STRIKE and WHIRL PUNCH with air support from the Air Component of O...

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COVID-19: NIGERIA JOINS OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES TRYING OUT MADAGASCAR'S HERBAL CURE

Nigeria has joined other African countries trying out Madagascar's herbal remedy as it imports a shipment of the East African country's Coronavirus drugs for testing.

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COVID-19: 60-YEAR-OLD US CITIZEN VISITING LOVER DIES IN DELTA STATE

A 60-year-old US national suspected to have shown symptoms of COVID-19 has died in Delta state.

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