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The Federal Government is not contemplating imposition of a travel ban on travellers over the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.

Coronavirus: Nigeria yet to place travel ban on any country

Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a conference with the diplomatic community about measures taken by the Federal Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria.
The Federal Government is not contemplating imposition of a travel ban on travellers over the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.

Nigeria: Index coronavirus patient to be discharged soon

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that the Italian man, the index case of Coronavirus in Nigeria, will be discharged soon.
Olusegun Runsewe

Olusegun Runsewe: 30 countries to participate in 2019 INAC

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Chief Olusegun Runsewe, on Friday said no fewer than 30 countries would participate in the International Arts and Crafts Expo slated to hold in Abuja.

New presidential guards brigade assumes duty

The nation’s 59th Independence anniversary on Tuesday was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, amidst tight security.
The Cote D’ivoire Ambassador to Nigeria, Her Excellency Toure nee Kone Maman has said solicited the collaboration of the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission in harnessing the Christian Holy Sites in her country.

Cote d’Ivoire: Why we should strengthen relations with Nigeria

The Ambassador of Cote d’Ivoire to Nigeria, Mrs Toure Maman, has called for deeper economic cooperation with Nigeria to strengthen trade relations between the two countries.
The Director General of NCAC,Olusegun Runsewe(middle) flanged by members of the Diplomatic community at the PRE-INAC Expo 2019 Diplomatic Dinner in Abuja.

NCAC to celebrate outing-going envoys to Nigeria

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it has planned to henceforth hold cultural farewell celebrations in honour of envoys posted to the country at their departure to promote cultural diplomacy.

UN deputy chief calls for peace in Gaza

The “cycle of violence” in Gaza serves no one and it must end, the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Thursday at the UN Forum on the Question of Palestine.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.