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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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TWO POLICE OFFICERS AND A CIVILIAN ARRESTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY

Two police officers and an accomplice have been arrested for armed robbery, South Africa police say.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 4399 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 248 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 4151 to 4399 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Sunday, May

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HOTEL, NIGHT CLUB SHUT BY LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT FOR VIOLATING LOCKDOWN GUIDELINES

Two hotels have been shut by the Lagos State Government, on Sunday, May 10,for violating new lockdown guidelines issued by the State government.

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POLICE ARREST MADAM AND THREE OTHERS FOR THE MURDER OF A 16-YEAR-OLD HOUSE HELP

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a madam and three others for the alleged murder of a 16-year-old girl working as a house help.

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LAGOS DISCHARGES 21 COVID-19 PATIENTS

Lagos state government today discharged 21 more coronavirus patients from its isolation centres

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BREAKING: COVID-19: GOVERNOR YAHAYA BELLO LOSES CLOSE AIDE TO COVID-19

FMC has stated the cause of death as COVID-19 but the government is making franctic attempt to label the cause of death as Pneumonia.

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BREAKING: COVID-19: RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT DEMOLISHES TWO HOTELS FOR FLOUTING EXECUTIVE ORDER 6

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Sunday monitored the demolition of Prudent Hotel, Alode, Eleme, in line with Rivers State Government Executive Order 6, which banned the operation of ho...

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RIVER STATE GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

A Five Million Naira reward will be given to anyone who will give law enforcement agencies useful information that will lead to his arrest.

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COVID-19: LOCKDOWN LOOMS AS RESIDENTS VIOLATE GUIDELINES FOR RELAXATION

Recall, Lagos State, on May 5, commenced a gradual relaxation of the lockdown imposed on the state as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASE RISES TO 4151 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 239 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 3912 to 4151 as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC on Saturday, May 9,

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COVID-19: HEALTH WORKER AND FOUR OTHERS TEST POSITIVE TO COVID-19 AT FMC ABEOKUTA

"Two of them are staff of this Centre, a Nurse and an Administrative staff which brings the total number to five. So far, no Doctor in the Centre has tested positive for coronavirus contrary to som...

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: EDO POLICE BEGINS INVESTIGATION ON THE KILLING OF POLICEMAN

According to the operatives of Auchi Divisional Police Headquarters on Saturday, the policemen were ambushed and attacked by hoodlums at Iyetse quarters, Auchi, with guns and other weapons.

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NO FEWER THAN 11 SECRET AGENTS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

No fewer than 11 secret agents have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by Coronavirus, the Department for Homeland security documents reviewed by Yahoo news have revealed.

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RESIDENTS OF OWU ELATED AS GPC DONATES PALLIATIVES

Jubilation rocks the Papalanto residential area of Owu kingdom, Abeokuta in Ogun State as the GPC Energy and Logistics company in the area donated palliatives to residents to alleviate suffering of...

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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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