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ABUBAKAR BELLO EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY TWO WEEKS

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State has extended the lockdown in the State by two weeks.

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PRESIDENT BUHARI FELICITATES WITH DAPO ABIODUN AS HE CLOCKS 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Ogun State Executive Council, members of All Progressive Congress (APC) and residents of the State in celebrating Governor Dapo Abiodun on his 60th birthday.

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NIGERIA NAVY ARRESTS 10 SEA PIRATES, RESCUE 18 CREW MEMBERS AND A CHINESE FISHING TRAWLER

The Nigeria Navy has rescued a Chinese fishing trawler called HAILUFENG 11 and 18 crew members while also arresting 10 sea pirates, the country’s Defence Headquarters announced.

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BREAKING: PRESIDENT BUHARI SEEKS NASS APPROVAL FOR $5.5Bn

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives to approve a loan of $5.5bn.

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GUNMEN KIDNAP CAN CHAIRMAN

Gunmen have kidnapped Bishop Joseph Masin, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Nassarawa State.

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KWARA STATE GOVERNMENT DONATES FOOD ITEMS TO UNILORIN STAFF

Not less than 643 staff of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has received food items donated by the Kwara State Government

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POLICE FIRE OFFICER WHO SAID IT IS UNFORTUNATE THAT MORE BLACK PEOPLE DID NOT DIE OF CORONAVIRUS

Police officer fired for saying it is unfortunate that more black people did not die of Coronavirus

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UPDATE: NAF UNVEILS LOCALLY FABRICATED VENTILATORS, APPEALS FOR PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday, May 27, unveiled two locally fabricated Emergency ventilators to provide indigenous solutions to tackle the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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AFDB PRESIDENT AKINWUNMI ADESINA DENIES CORRUPTION ALLEGATION AS THE US INTENSIFIES PROBE

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, has denied the allegations of corruption and nepotism against him as the United States insists on an independent probe.

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FG TO CERTIFY AIRLINES BEFORE FLIGHTS RESUMPTION

The Federal Government is to certify airlines and other operators in Nigeria before the resumption of flights once the country's airports are reopened for commercial operations.

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BUHARI APPROVES IMMEDIATE REORGANISATION OF THE INTELLIGENCE ARM OF NIGERIA POLICE, CREATES FIVE ...

President Muhammadu Buhari has ratified the immediate reorganisation of the intelligence arm of the Nigeria Police and created five more Zonal Commands.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S CORONAVIRUS CASES RISESE TO 8733 AS NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC)...

The number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria has risen to 8733 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 389 more infections.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S CORONAVIRUS CASES RISES TO 8733 AS NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC) ...

The number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria has risen to 8733 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 389 more infections.

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WE WILL NOT BE DETTERED BY CHEAP BLACKMAIL AND PROPAGANDA - WIKE

The Rivers State Government says its attention has been drawn to a recent petition, signed by a certain Mr Needam Promise Gogorobari, Owner of the Prodest Hotel.

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87 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

87 more patients have been discharged from the Isolation centres in Lagos.

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BUHARI ORDERS FINAL ENGAGEMENT WITH SIEMENS

President Buhari has directed the Ministry of Power, Ministry of Finance and the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to conclude the engagement with Siemens over Presidential Power Initiative.

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BREAKING: ONDO LIFTS BAN ON RELIGIOUS GATHERINGS AS IT RECORDS SECOND COVID-19 DEATH

Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the State.

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BREAKING: FG SETS TO RELEASE GUIDELINES ON REOPENING OF SCHOOLS

The Federal Government has said it will soon release guidelines on the reopening of schools across the country.

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REPS TO RESIT OVER REVISED 2020 BUDET

The National Assembly will forfeit recess and reconvene to review the 2020 revised budget, said NASS Clerk.

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PTF VALIDATES THREE COVID-19 HERBAL CURE

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has announced that three out of the numerous claims of COVID-19 herbal cure have been validated and forwarded to relevant authorities.

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OSUN HIGH COURT SENTENCES TWO PERSONS TO DEATH BY HANGING

Two persons have been sentenced to death by hanging by an Osun High Court for armed robbery, assault, and conspiracy.

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LAGOS EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR TAXPAYERS TO FILE ANNUAL RETURNS

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has extended the deadline for filing of Annual Tax Returns to June 30, 2020, as an effort to cushion the economic effect of COVID-19 lockdown on taxp...

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP FURIOUS AS TWITTER FACT CHECKS HIM FOR THE FIRST TIME

Twitter, for the first time, fact-checked two of Donald Trump’s tweets, eliciting an angry response from the US President.

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5 DEAD, OTHERS INJURED IN MOTOR ACCIDENT IN KANO

5 people have died from a ghastly motor accident in Rimin Gata, Ungogo Local Government Area, Kano State.

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BREAKING: TROUBLE FOR OBASEKI AS APC CHOOSES IZE-IYAMU

After rigorous screening of the right candidate for the All Progressive Congress Edo governorship election, The Adams Oshiomole led faction of the State chapter of APC has chosen Ize- Iyamu as the ...

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KANO SETS UP NINE COVID-19 SAMPLE COLLECTION CENTRES

The Kano State Government has set up nine COVID-19 sample collection centres to facilitate the detection and management of the pandemic.

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CHAOS AS POLICE THROWS TEAR GAS AT THOUSANDS OF PROTESTERS CALLING FOR THE ARREST OF POLICEMEN IN...

Police on Tuesday fired rubber bullets and teargas at thousands of protesters calling for the arrest of four white Minneapolis police officers involved in the killing of a 46-year-old black man, Ge...

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LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT PULLS DOWN 2-STOREY BUILDING IN SURULERE

The Lagos State Government has pulled down a two-storey building in Surulere.

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KATSINA INVESTIGATES UNUSUAL RISE IN DEATHS

The Katsina State Government says it is investigating the causes of the unusual rise in deaths being recorded daily across the state.

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UPDATE: POLICE NAB SUSPECTED CULTISTS IN OGUN

Some of the Cultists involved in a clash at Ijebu ode, Ogun State have been arrested.

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UNAUTHORISED CIRCULAR OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA IS IRRESPONSIBLE AND RECKLESS- HEAD O...

The Head of Service has warned all public office holders to stop the unauthorised circulation of official documents on social media, saying it is both irresponsible and reckless.

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PRESIDENCY DENIES CANCELLING FORMER CHIEF OF STAFF APPOINTMENTS

The Nigerian Presidency, yesterday, denied claims that President Muhammadu Buhari has canceled appointments and memos approved by his former Chief of Staff, Late Mallam Abba Kyari.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 8,344 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC...

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 8,068 to 8,344 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms on May 26th announced 276 more infections.

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BREAKING: KADUNA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN

Kaduna State Government has extended the Coronavirus lockdown imposed on the State by another 14 days.

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NIGERIANS IN MALAYSIA SET TO BE EVACUATED

Nigerians stranded in Malaysia would be evacuated this week

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LAUTECH TEACHING HOSPITAL ISSUES 2-WEEK ULTIMATUM TO FAMILIES TO REMOVE CORPSES

Management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo, Osun State, has issued a two-week ultimatum to families to remove corpses of their relatives and lov...

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12 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED AT ISOLATION CENTRE IN ABUJA

12 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged at the Isolation Centre in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

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BREAKING: BOKO HARAM FIELD COMMANDER SURRENDERS

Due to the ongoing offensive operations against insurgents by the military, a Boko Haram field Commander has surrendered to the Nigerian Army.

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NCDC SETS UP 2 NEW LABS IN OGUN AND KANO

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated two new molecular laboratories in Ogun and Kano States.

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MAN JAILED IN SOUTH KOREA FOR 4 MONTHS FOR BREAKING QUARANTINE RULES

A South Korean man has been jailed for four months for breaking quarantine rules twice.

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AFRICA IS "THE LEAST AFFECTED" BY COVID-19- WHO

The World Health Organisation DG says Africa is the least Affected region in terms of casualties.

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MAN JAILED IN SOUTH KOREA FOR 4 MONTHS FOR BREAKING QUARANTINE RULES

A South Korean man has been jailed for four months for breaking quarantine rules twice.

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NAF SETS TO UNVEIL LOCALLY FABRICATED VENTILATORS

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) locally fabricated ventilators are ready for use and will be unveiled soon.

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TWO MORE COVID-19 CASES CONFIRMED IN FMC, ABEOKUTA

Two more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba Abeokuta, Ogun State.

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ANAMBRA RECORDS FIRST COVID-19 DEATH

Anambra has recorded its first COVID-19 death.

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BABCOCK UNIVERSITY BEGINS RESEARCH FOR COVID-19 REMEDY

Babcock University, Ogun State, has commenced research for the covid-19 remedy, the Institution’s Vice-Chancellor has said.

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30 COVID-19 PATIENTS FLEE FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN GOMBE

30 COVID-19 patients have fled from the various Isolation Centres in Gombe State.

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30 COVID-19 PATIENTS FLEE FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN BORNO

30 COVID-19 patients have fled from the various Isolation Centres in Gombe State.

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POLICE ARREST FORMER DG OF IMO STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION FOR KILLING HIS WIFE

A retired Director-General of Imo State Broadcasting Corporation, Mr Theophilus Okere, 82, has been arrested for killing his wife.

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WHO SUSPENDS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE CLINICAL TRIALS

The World Health Organisation has suspended the on-going Hydroxychloroquine trial for the treatment of COVID-19.

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