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Bar owners and commercial tricycle operators popularly called Keke NAPEP have defied Bayelsa State Government precautionary directives to contain the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
The 80-year-old abducted mother of the Chairman of Yenagoa Local Government Council Area, Bayelsa State, Madam Beauty Nimizuoa, has been rescued twenty one days after her abduction.
The Central Zone of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has locked down seven petrol filling stations in Yenagoa for allegedly not adjusting to the N125 pump-price.
The governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has taken the rapid diagnostic test for the coronavirus 2019 and came out negative two weeks after rumours went viral that he may have contracted the virus while attending the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja.
Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N293m, six parcels of land and 30, 000 MTN shares recovered from a former Commander of the military Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield, in the Niger Delta Maj Gen Emmanuel Atewe (retd).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) will Friday, March 27, 2020, know its fate in its bid to have the Supreme Court set aside the consequential order that made the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) beneficiary of all elective positions in the 2019 general election in Zamfara State.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has thrown big wigs including public officials and billionaires at risk and is upsetting human activities at the top echelons of the Nigerian government.
The son of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Mohammed Atiku Abubakar, has accused the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, of lying about how he contracted coronavirus.
The Bayelsa State government has banned persons coughing or sneezing from boarding commercial vehicles as part of preventive measures in the state against coronavirus.
Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said its preliminary records indicated that South East states of Imo, Anambra and Enugu top the list of states with high record of examination malpractices in just concluded 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it caught 149 candidates for various examination malpractices in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination which ended on Sunday, March 22.
The All Progressives Congress has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of attempt to intimidate the Supreme Court over its position that the apex court has no option than to dismiss the pending application by the APC to review its judgment on the Zamfara State governorship election.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in January 2020 collected tax revenue of N338.1 billion as against a tax target of N620.2 billion.
Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has put the total net revenue of the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at N2.57 trillion excluding the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
Manchester United have cleared striker Marcus Rashford to step up his rehabilitation from a back injury that has kept him out of action since January.
Osun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man in Osogbo for impersonating the state government to swindle unsuspecting citizens of the state under the guise of providing social relief during the stay-at-home period.
As part of efforts to ameliorate the socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, the federal government has been urged to extend her palliative to include suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for the ordinary Nigerians for two months.
Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have given the residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja enough time to prepare before announcing the lockdown of the states.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, Monday, urged governments in countries affected by the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic to keep the food chain alive in order to avoid the food crisis.
South Korea has also seen a large number of recoveries, with nearly a third of its infected population having recovered from the virus. Italy, despite having the largest number of confirmed cases outside China, has also seen recoveries than deaths since the outbreak began.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 14 new cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Bauchi State Commissioner for Education, Aliyu Tilde, on Wednesday said Nigeria may not be able to handle a large Covid-19 outbreak due to a shortage of test kits.
According to the lead agency in the battle against the scourge in Nigeria, the new cases were recorded in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and Lagos and Rivers States.
The Ogun State Government has announced the closure of its borders with its neighbouring states and the Republic of Benin to stem further spread of the coronavirus pandemic.