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POLICE INSPECTOR ARRESTED FOR FATALLY SHOOTING A MAN

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one of its members, attached to the Ikotun Division, Inspector Okoro Charles on May 5th, 2020 for shooting and killing a certain Fatai Oladipupo.

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THE US SECRET SERVICE IS INVESTIGATING A NIGERIAN CRIME RING WHO STOLE OVER $100 MILLION UNEMPLOY...

The US Secret Service is investigating a crime ring of suspected Nigerian hackers who allegedly used false unemployment claims to steal about $100 million of taxpayer dollars intended to cushion th...

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NSCDC DEPLOYS 3000 PERSONNEL TO ENFORCE TRAVEL BAN IN KADUNA

NSCDC Kaduna State Command has deployed 3,000 of its personnel to enforce ban on interstate and intrastate travels as the Eid-el-Fitri celebration approaches.

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COVID-19: 40 DOCTORS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE IN KANO

Kano State has announced that 40 out 50 doctors who got infected with Coronavirus have been discharged from the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano.

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BREAKING: FG DECLARES MONDAY, TUESDAY PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday, May 25 and 26 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Eid-el-Fitri celebration.

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COURT GRANTS BAIL TO CHINESE NATIONALS ACCUSED OF OFFERING EFCC N100M BRIBE

A Sokoto High Court has granted bail to two Chinese officials accused of offering N100 million bribe to an official of the EFCC

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CRISIS IN ANAMBRA TOWN AS POLICE ALLEGEDLY SHOT YOUTH TO DEATH

According to the angry youths, the police shot the deceased while trying to enforce the COVID-19 lockdown in Enugwu-Ukwu Njikoka local government area of Anambra State

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SULTAN OF SOKOTO SUSPENDS EID-EL-FITR PRAYERS NATIONWIDE

The Sultan of Sokoto and Head of Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), Sa’ad Abubakar III, has ordered the suspension of Eid-el-Fitr congregational prayers in the outskirts of towns and cities across the c...

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TWO DAY OLD BABY DIES OF CORONAVIRUS

A two-day-old baby has died of Coronavirus

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VOLKSWAGEN WITHDRAWS 'RACIST' ADVERT AFTER PUBLIC CONDEMNATION

The Volkswagen Group has withdrawn an advert posted on its official Instagram page for its Golf cars for being "racist."

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BREAKING: COURT SENTENCES ABDUCTOR OF ESE ORURU

The abductor of a teenager, Ese Oruru has been sentenced to a 26-year imprisonment.

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PIRATES ABANDONED HIJACKED CARGO VESSEL, ESCAPES

Pirates have abandoned the cargo vessel that was attacked around 5 pm yesterday, escaping with only some of the ship’s equipment.

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OYO, ANAMBRA RELAXES CURFEW

Oyo and Anambra State Governments have relaxed curfews and have asked residents to resume some of the suspended activities.

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BREAKING: MANY FEARED DEAD IN TANKER ACCIDENT ON OTEDOLA BRIDGE

Many feared killed in a fatal accident on the Otedola Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Thursday, May 21.

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NIGERIANS SLAM BUHARI OVER THE SACK OF NECO REGISTRAR

Nigerians slam President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing NECO registrar with a Northerner.

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BREAKING: NMA LAGOS STATE CHAPTER CALLS OFF STRIKE

Nigeria Medical Association, Lagos State Chapter has called off its Sit-at-home strike after meeting with the State Government.

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BENUE INDEX COVID-19 PATIENT DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE

The index Coronavirus case in Benue State, Mrs. Susan Idoko-Okpe, has been discharged.

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TROOPS OF OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE AIR TASK FORCE DESTROYS BOKO HARAM/ISWAP TERRORISTS’ LOGISTICS ST...

The operation was successfully done by the Air Task Force who “scored accurate hits in their bombing runs on the target area."

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 6,677 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC...

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have increased from 6,401 to 6,677 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on May 20th, 2020 announced 284 new confirmed cases.

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TROOPS AMBUSHED BY BOKO HARAM BLAMES THE NIGERIAN ARMY (VIDEO)

The Nigerian Soldiers make uncomplimentary remarks about the Nigerian Army and the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai after being ambushed.

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AYADE LIFTS BAN ON WORSHIP CENTRES IN CROSS RIVER

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has ordered that worship centres can re-open activities stating that they must wear face masks and observe social distancing.

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LAGOS JOURNALISTS CONDEMN HARASSMENT OF ITS MEMBERS

The Lagos Journalists' League (LJL) has disapproved of the action of the Lagos State Police Operatives who reportedly harassed its members.

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NASSARAWA LIFTS BAN ON RELIGIOUS GATHERINGS FOR 2 WEEKS

The Nasarawa State Government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state for 2 weeks.

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BREAKING: 17 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

Seventeen more patients have been discharged from isolation centres in Lagos.

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BREAKING: GOVERNOR WIKE RELAXES LOCKDOWN IN SOME PARTS OF PORT HARCOURT

Governor Nyesom Wike has relaxed the lockdown on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt

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78 YEARS OLD MAN DIES OF CORONAVIRUS IN DELTA

A 78-year-old man has died of Coronavirus in Warri, Delta State.

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BREAKING: PIRATES ATTACKS CARGO VESSEL

There is an ongoing Pirate attack on a cargo vessel at Southwest of Brass.

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BREAKING: LAGOS STATE HEALTH WORKERS SET TO STOP OPERATIONS

Lagos State Health workers are set to embark on an indefinite strike which takes effect today, Wednesday, May 20 till further notice.

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BELLO VOWS TO KEEP ALL WORSHIP CENTRES SHUT IN ABUJA

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Mallam Mohammed Bello has vowed to keep all worship centres shut.

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LAGOS HOSPITAL DENIES CONSPIRING WITH PATIENT’S LOVER TO DUPE HIM

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital has denied the allegation of conspiring with a patient’s lover to dupe him.

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8 DOCTORS TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS IN ZAMFARA

8 Doctors are confirmed to have tested positive to Coronavirus disease in Zamfara State, the State’s branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has said.

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ADAMAWA RELEASES 173 INMATES

Adamawa State Government has ordered the release of 173 inmates from various correctional centres in the State to contain the spread of Coronavirus.

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BAUCHI LIFTS LOCKDOWN ON RELIGIOUS GATHERINGS

Bauchi State Government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings which was initially imposed in April to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the State.

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CUSTOMS GETS FEC APPROVAL TO BUY COMPUTERS WORTH N623.7M

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N623.7 million for the Nigeria Customs Service to buy computers for its zonal and area commands.

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COVID-19: KOGI DOCTORS ACCUSES GOVERNOR BELLO OF FRUSTRATING THEIR EFFORTS

Doctors at the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State, have accused Governor Yahaya Bello of frustrating efforts to test patients who have COVID-19 symptoms.

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SEYI MAKINDE REVEALS COMPANY WHERE 63 WORKERS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has revealed the name of the company where 63 workers have so far tested positive for Coronavirus in one week.

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PORT HARCOURT AIRPORT SETS TO RE-OPEN, AWAITS NCAA APPROVAL

The Port Harcourt International Airport is set to re-open operations.

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IGP RESTORES EXEMPTION OF MOVEMENT FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rescinded an order restricting the movement of essential workers during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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292 NIGERIAN EVACUEES ARRIVE FCT FROM SAUDI ARABIA

292 Nigerians have arrived in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, from Saudi Arabia.

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

5 more patients have been discharged from the Isolation centre in Sokoto.

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BREAKING: FIRE GUTS NIPOST HEADQUARTERS IN ABUJA

There is an ongoing fire at the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) headquarters in Abuja.

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I WILL PERSONALLY PATROL KADUNA BORDERS FROM MORNING TILL NIGHT ON SALLAH DAY - EL-RUFAI

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai has said he will personally patrol the Kaduna-Kano borders on Salah day to disallow penetrators from Kano State.

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WE WILL FIGHT COVID-19 WITH EVERY TOOL WE HAVE - WHO

Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), says the agency will utilize every tool at its disposal to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RIVERS STATE EXPOSES ABUJA BASED POLITICIANS PLANNING TO USE COVID-19 TO CREATE A STATE OF EMERGE...

The Rivers State Government has exposed the plans of some Abuja based politicians trying to use COVID-19 to create crisis

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THE WORST IS YET TO COME - MINISTER OF HEALTH

The Minister for Health, Odagie Ehanire has told Nigerians to prepare for the worst.

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UNKNOWN MAN BREAKS INTO OONI OF IFE’S PALACE

A yet-to-be-identified man on Tuesday evening broke two gates and forced his way into the compound where a house occupied by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi

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MEDICAL DOCTOR TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN BAYELSA

An unnamed medical doctor has tested positive for Coronavirus in Bayelsa.

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BREAKING: LESOTHO GETS NEW PRIME MINISTER

Moeketsi Majoro, former Minister for Finance in Lesotho has been Sworn in as Prime Minister of Lesotho following the resignation of Thomas Thabane

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PASTOR WHO PRAYS FOR CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS DIES OF DISEASE

A popular pastor who prayed for Coronavirus dies of disease.

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COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT

6401 COVID-19 cases now in Nigeria. 226 infections recently discovered.

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