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OGUN INCREASES HAZARD ALLOWANCE OF HEALTH WORKERS

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has increased the hazard allowance of health workers.

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ETHIOPIA SENTENCES FORMER MINISTER TO 6 YEARS IMPRISONMENT

An Ethiopian court on Friday, May 6 sentenced Bereket Simon, the country's former communications minister to 6 years imprisonment on corruption charges.

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LAGOS ANNOUNCES ROAD CLOSURE AS ROAD CONSTRUCTION RESUMES IN APAPA

Lagos state government has announced the temporary closure of Creek road in Apapa from May 8 to May 15 for the resumption of the ongoing road construction by HITECH.

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KOGI TURNS DOWN SUPPORT FROM NCDC

Kogi State government has refused to accept support from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC to trace COVID-19 patients in the State, NCDC laments.

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FG TO WITHHOLD PASSPORTS OF NIGERIAN RETURNEES TEMPORARILY

Following the evacuation of Nigerians stranded abroad as amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government has said it will withhold the passports of the evacuees for seven days.

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: GOVERNOR WIKE REWARDS LOCAL VIGILANTE WITH N5M, AUCTIONS CARS IMPOUNDED

Rivers state governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has rewarded a local vigilante with 5 million naira for ensuring effective lockdown compliance in the community, he also announced the list of cars ready fo...

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 3912 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 386 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 3526 to 3912 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Friday, May 8, announced 386 new confirmed cases.

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BREAKING: OGUN EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY ANOTHER 7 DAYS

Ogun state government has extended its lockdown by another 7 days following rising cases of Coronavirus in the state.

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BREAKING: 42 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

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

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BREAKING: FIRE GUTS SHOPS AT MONIYA,IBADAN,TWO FEARED DEAD

There is an ongoing fire at Moniya area of Ibadan, Oyo State. Two persons feared dead as a fuel-laden truck caught fire, reports say.

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WIKE ACCUSES POLICE OF ABETTING VIOLATION OF LOCKDOWN BY COLLECTING BRIBES IN RIVERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the State's Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Adamu Abubakar of supporting the violation of lockdown imposed on the State by collecting bribe...

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NIGERIAN EVACUEES ARRIVE LAGOS FROM THE UK

Nigerians stranded in the UK following the global travel restrictions caused by the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic have arrived in Lagos.

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TROOPS KILL SECOND MOST WANTED MILITIA LEADER IN BENUE

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke has killed the second most wanted militia leader in Benue, the Defense Headquarters said.

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FG MIGHT NOT GIVE KANO N15bn DUE TO ITS INABILITY TO JUSTIFY ITS DEMAND – FEMI FALANA

The Federal Government might not succumb to the demand of N15bn by Kano State Government to manage rising cases of COVID-19 due to its inability to justify the request.

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ORJI KALU: THE SUPREME COURT RULING IS A TECHNICAL AMBUSH, WE ARE READY FOR A RETRIAL-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has referred to Senator Orji Uzo Kalu’s victory in the supreme court as a technical ambush, declaring that the Commission is ready for a retrial.

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AISHA BUHARI WILL END UP IN JAIL- GROUP SLAMS NNAMDI KANU OVER COMMENTS

A group identified as Peace Accord Forum (PAF) has criticized the comments credited to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) about Aisha Buhari, which states that “the F...

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SENATOR ORJI UZOR KALU PLEDGE TO PURSUE JUSTICE FOR ALL AS HE REACTS TO HIS SUPREME COURT VICTORY

Former governor of Abia state Senator Orji Uzor Kalu today, pledged to pursue justice for all Nigerians while reacting to his supreme court victory.

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ABIA STATE INTERCEPTS CEMENT TRUCK TRANSPORTING PEOPLE FROM NORTHERN NIGERIA

Abia state has intercepted a cement truck transporting people from Northern Nigeria.

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BREAKING: ORJI UZOR KALU'S CORRUPTION CHARGES NULLIFIED

The Supreme court today has nullified the judgement which convicted Former Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu of corruption.

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TWO CHILDREN AMONG THE 11 INJURED IN RWANDA’S GRENADE EXPLOSION

A grenade explosion has killed one person and injured 11 including two children in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, police have said.

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FATHER AND SON ARRESTED OVER THE MURDER OF A BLACKMAN

A man and his son have been arrested for the fatal shooting of a jogger named Ahmaud Arbery and will face murder charges and aggravated assault, the police say.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 3526 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 381 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 3145 to 3526 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Thursday, May 7, announced 381 new confirmed cases.

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ALL VEHICLES THAT VIOLATE LOCKDOWN DIRECTIVES WILL BE IMPOUNDED AND AUCTIONED- GOVERNOR WIKE

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has warned that all vehicles caught violating the lockdown directives in the state will be impounded and auctioned to the members of the public.

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HERBAL PRACTITIONERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO USE COVID-19 PATIENTS AS "HUMAN GUINEA PIGS" - FG

The Federal Government has said it will not release COVID-19 patients to herbal practitioners to test the efficacy of their drugs.

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LAGOS DISCHARGES 48 COVID-19 PATIENTS

Lagos state government today discharged 48 more coronavirus patients from its isolation centres, Governor S

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SACKED COMMISSIONER WHO REJOICED OVER ABBA KYARI’S DEATH TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Former Kano state commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Muazu Magaji, who was sacked for rejoicing on social media over the death of Abba Kyari has tested positive for COVID-19.

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ONE OF THE COVID-19 PATIENTS WHO FLED AFTER GETTING HIS RESULT IN OYO STATE HAS BEEN FOUND

One of the two confirmed COVID-19 patients who fled before being admitted to an isolation centre in Oyo State has been found.

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LAGOS POLICE COMMAND RELOCATE CHECKPOINTS TO AID FREE MOVEMENT OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS

The Lagos state police command has relocated some checkpoints to aid free movements of commuters, especially essential workers.

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"TURN TO FACTS" CHINA HITS BACK AT US ON THE ORIGIN OF COVID-19

China has hit back at the US over accusations on the origin of Coronavirus.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 3145 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 195 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 2950 to 3145.

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NIGERIA RECEIVES $3.4bn EMERGENCY LOAN FROM IMF

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received $3.4bn emergency assistance loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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BREAKING: FIRST SET OF NIGERIAN EVACUEES ARRIVE LAGOS FROM UAE

The first set of Nigerians stuck abroad has been successfully evacuated as over 260 Nigerians arrived Lagos from Dubai on an Emirates Airline flight on Wednesday evening.

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BREAKING: 37 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

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

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NIGERIA EXTENDS BAN ON ALL FLIGHTS BY FOUR WEEKS

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has announced the ban on all flights will be extended by four weeks.

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POLICE DISCLAIM OWNERSHIP OF FACEBOOK PAGE IMPERSONATING THE IGP

The Nigeria Police Force has disclaimed affiliation with a Facebook page impersonating the Police IG, Abubakar Adamu Muhammed".

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BREAKING: DELIVERY ON BOARD DELAYS ARRIVAL OF NIGERIAN EVACUEES FROM DUBAI

A pregnant woman who was reported to have gone on labour on board delayed the arrival of the flight, conveying Nigerian evacuees from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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TWO COVID-19 PATIENTS FLEE AS OYO STATE CONFIRMS 5 NEW CASES

Two Covid-19 patients flee in Oyo as the state government announces five new cases.

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GLOBAL WARMING: UP TO 3 BILLION PEOPLE MAY LIVE IN AREAS TOO HOT TO HANDLE IN THE NEXT 50 YEARS, ...

A recent study has shown that if the earth continues to warm at the same intensity in the next 50 years, 1 to 3 billion people might live in areas too hot for humans.

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EDO COMMUNITY GETS PALLIATIVES FROM RESIDENTS BASED IN THE UK

The Sobe community that resides in the UK has donated relief items to the elderly men and women in Sobe, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State to cushion the effect of Coronavirus

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CHINA LIED ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF CORONAVIRUS, LEAKED INTELLIGENCE REPORT SAYS

Leaked reports from the "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance says China lied about the origin as well as the human to human transmission of the Coronavirus.

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265 NIGERIANS TO ARRIVE LAGOS FROM DUBAI TODAY

As plans to evacuate Nigerians abroad kick off this week, 265 Nigerians will arrive in Lagos from Dubai today, May 6, Foreign Affairs Ministry said.

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265 NIGERIANS TO ARRIVE LAGOS FROM DUBAI TODAY

As plans to evacuate Nigerians abroad kick off this week, 265 Nigerians will arrive in Lagos from Dubai today, May 6, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 2950 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 148 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 2802 to 2950.

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BREAKING: BORNO ASSEMBLY MEMBER DIES

Umar Audi, a member of the Borno State House of Assembly, representing Bayo constituency is dead.

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COVID-19 PATIENTS BROKE OUT OF ISOLATION CENTRE TO PROTEST ON FEDERAL HIGHWAY

Scores of COVID-19 patients broke out of the isolation centre at the Professor Idris Mohammed Infectious disease hospital Kwadon, Gombe State to protest on the federal highway.

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BREAKING: GANDUJE APPOINTS NEW EMIR OF RANO

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa, as new Emir of Rano.

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LEBANESE COMMUNITY DONATES FOOD ITEMS, AMBULANCE WORTH N82.5 MILLION TO LAGOS

The Lebanese Community in Lagos today, May 5, donated eight truckloads of various food items and an ambulance worth N82.5 million to the Lagos State Government to cushion the effect of the previous...

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PANIC IN OGUN AS SUSPECTED COVID-19 BENINESE PATIENT DIES IN TRANSIT

Panic strikes Adebo Library, Kuto area of Abeokuta, following the death of a suspected COVID-19 patient that died at a point opposite one of the entrances to the Guaranty Trust Bank in the area.

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LAGOS MAY SUSPEND LOCKDOWN RELAXATION BEFORE FRIDAY

The Lagos state government may suspend the lockdown relaxation directives before Friday to stop the rapid spread of the Coronavirus in the state.

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BREAKING: 60 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

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

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