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Seven athletes in the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State, have tested positive for COVID-19.Seven athletes in the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State, have tested positive for COVID-19.
The two athletes that tested positive for the virus have been immediately moved to the Stella Obasanjo Hospital Isolation Centre for proper care and monitoring.
Ahead of the 20th National Sports Festival (Edo 2020), the Senate of the University of Benin (UniBen) has ordered students to vacate its Halls of Residence from April 1.
Boniface Onovo, director, Enugu State Ministry of Youths and Sports, says 48 Enugu State athletes and officials for the forthcoming National Sports Festival have taken COVID-19 vaccine.
Fifteen members of a contingent of Ethiopian peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from the Tigray region, refused to return to Ethiopia on Monday, the UN said, citing their right to seek asylum if they fear for their lives.
The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has pledged his commitment to partner with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the task of uniting Nigeria and bringing sustainable peace and social harmony in the country.
Mr Dan Manjang, Chairman, Publicity Committee of the 2020 edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) holding in Jos, Plateau, says the contingents are undergoing tests for COVID-19 before participating in the festival.
The Nigerian Army has urged South-East and Cross River state residents not to panic over massive movement of troops, military vehicles and weapons as it holds a week-long military exercise.
Contingents from 25 universities have arrived in Plateau State University, (PLASU), Bokkos to participate in the Nigerian Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), according to Emmanuel Dandaura, Chairman, NUTAF Board of Trustees.
The foremost institutional Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has released its audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.
The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres paid tribute on Wednesday to the thousands of the UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic, the site of one of the UN's most dangerous missions and the most sexual misconduct allegations against peacekeepers and UN personnel last year.
Imo Government on Wednesday condoled with the family of Miss Divine Nwaneri, a first-year student of the Imo State University, who was killed by a stray bullet on April 24.
Lagos State Government says its World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project will construct 13.16km Farm Access Roads (FARs) in four cluster areas.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, has expressed sadness over the death of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Joshua Dogonyaro, at the age of 80.
Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal saved two match points to defeat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in a three-set battle and advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday.
Popular Nigerian singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, fondly known as D’banj, has revealed plans to unveil a new female signee to his record label, DB records.
A pregnant woman who was one of the 37 students abducted from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, has narrated how she lost her pregnancy in captivity.
A multi million Naira bridge constructed in Kogi State has collapsed about a week after it was completed. The Kogi State Government has frowned at the development insisting the Contractor must reconstruct the bridge.
Popular Israeli actress and model, Gal Gadot, has alleged that Hollywood filmmaker, Joss Whedon, threatened her career on the set of “Justice League.”
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has kicked off construction work in the Port Harcourt Refinery rehabilitation project with a firm commitment not to fail Nigerians.
Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has called for the President to be impeached for failing to solve Nigeria’s security problems.