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All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senate president greets Asiwaju Tinubu at 68

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who turns 68 on Sunday, 29th March, 2020.
The Lagos State Government on Monday said two foreign nationals suspected to be infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) have tested negative.

College seeks decentralisation of testing centres

As Nigeria continues its battle against coronavirus, the College of Nigerian Pathologists, CNP, has called for decentralisation of testing centres in the country.

Akwa Ibom declares one-week stay-at-home for workers

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has advised workers to prepare to stop going to work and stay at home for one week with effect from Monday 30 March 2020.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Friday, charged the newly inaugurated Chief Judges of the Federal High Court and the National Industrial Court to help themselves first for God to help them to justify their oath of office.

Lawyers commend Nigeria’s chief justice for suspending court sittings

Legal practitioners have applauded the directive by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammad, for ordering the suspension of all court sittings except in matters that are urgent, for 14 days because of COVID-19.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Enugu approves welfare package for doctors, others

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the immediate provision of Group Life/Group Personal Accident Assurance Policy for all medical doctors in the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Nigeria commends IOC on postponement of Tokyo Olympics

Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has commended the International Olympic Committee for postponing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the covid-19 pandemic.

Sick passenger on Air Peace flight causes coronavirus panic in Kano

A video clip of a sick passenger on an Air Peace flight from Lagos that landed at the Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, on Tuesday caused fear of a COVID-19 spread in the city.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba inaugurates committee to check influx of refugees from Cameroon

Cameroon is bordering Nigeria across four local government areas of Taraba state, Kurmi, Sadauna, Ussa and Takum local government areas.

Group wants state of emergency declared on education in North

A group, the Area Education Renaissance Initiative (AERI), has canvassed for the total declaration of state of emergency on education in Northern Nigeria.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Sports minister mourns Rangers’ Ifeanyi George

Youths and Sports Development Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed deep regret and sadness on the death of three players of Rangers International of Enugu last weekend in a ghastly motor accident.
A man passes by Nigerian movie billboards at a cinema in Lagos. [Cristina Aldehuela-AFP-Getty Images]

Why Nigerians living abroad love to watch Nollywood movies

The Nollywood industry – which came to life in the early 1990s – is often seen as a natural heir to the Nigerian TV series which had already produced roughly 14,000 feature films in the previous decade

Coronavirus: Ondo shuts down public, private schools

Few hours after a suspected case of Coronavirus in Ondo State, the State Government, on Thursday, announced the closure of all public and private schools in the state, effective from Friday, March 20, 2020, until further notice. =
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senator Lawan: Nigeria doing poorly in agric research

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has decried Nigeria’s poor performance in the area of Agricultural Research and Development.

Coronavirus: Dangote fertilizer contractor staff quarantined

The attention of the management of Dangote Industries Limited has been drawn to a flash report of a suspected case of personnel currently being kept in isolation at the Mainland hospital, Yaba, Lagos.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

CAN, Catholic Bishop commiserate with VP Osinbajo, Lagos explosion victims

The Christian Associa­tion of Nigeria (CAN) has commiserated with the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the death of his police con­voy escort, Inspector Ali Gomi­na in Abuja as well as victims of Sunday explosion in Lagos.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Boko Haram: Governor meets Borno’s retired generals, police, SSS, others

Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has invited citizens of the state, who retired as Generals and similar ranks in the air force and navy, those who retired as senior officers of the Police, the state security service and the paramilitary, for a strategy meeting.
She was very stable in the isolation centre at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Parklane and receiving the best available medical treatment.

Suspected Coronavirus patient in Enugu tests negative

The Enugu State Ministry of Health has disclosed that the suspected patient of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state tested negative to the investigation.
President Donald Trump declared a federal state of emergency as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the US. The move frees up additional funding that will allow the government to address the effects of the pandemic.

Donald Trump: I’ve been tested for coronavirus

The US president, Donald Trump, on Saturday, said he was tested for the novel coronavirus Friday night.

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World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.

World Athletics to review 2020 season calendar

World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.
Bursaspor full-back Shehu Abdullahi has urged people to unite in order to defeat the coronavirus.

Shehu Abdullahi: We will defeat this virus together

The pandemic which is currently causing problems across the world has claimed thousands of lives, paralysed major activities and affected the economy.
Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.

Dillian Whyte: Anthony Joshua pretending he wanted all-British fight

Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.
One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.

Many women have sexual problems – sex therapist

One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.
Manchester City star, Riyad Mahrez, has split from his wife — and is now dating the daughter of a Real Housewives of Cheshire star.

Manchester City won’t sell Riyad Mahrez – reports

The French champions have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian winger, but City have no intentions of offloading the 29-year-old who joined them from English Premier League rivals Leicester City in 2018.