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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 600 new cases on Friday of the Coronavirus Disease in the country, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 155,076.
As Nigeria marks one year since the index case of COVID-19, the number of active cases has continued to rise. The country recorded 600 fresh infections across 21 states on Friday.
Up to 300 police officers serving in Ebonyi State command have been redeployed to force headquarters Abuja to shore up efforts to tackle ongoing insecurity in the north of the country.
Nigeria recorded 634 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, making it exactly one week of reporting less than 700 daily cases.
The Federal Government has taken over the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, has said.
The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS says Nigerians paid more for fuel in January 2021 as the price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit (petrol) increased by 12.88%.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has set aside $19 million to train 100,000 health workers in some parts of Nigeria.
Police in Ebonyi on Tuesday detained a commercial sex worker on allegations she intended to sell her son for N40,000.
The South-East Governors Forum has waded into the impasse between the Imo government and the state’s former Governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha.
Following the Non-Inclusion of Chief Nwaeze Prince among stakeholders for board appointment in Ebonyi state, the All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain has written to the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the party.
Fresh facts have emerged on what transpired at the recent closed-door meeting between former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by a former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra State Chapter, Chief Basil Ejidike, has alleged that suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) attacked registration officers and workers, carted away materials meant for the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise at Isseke in Ihiala local government area of the state.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to provide leadership and unite Nigerians.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has threatened to mete out penalties against ostracization of Persons in Ebonyi communities and other parts of the country.
Former President of the Senate and Chairman, National Committee on Reconciliation and Strategy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bukola Saraki, has said that former governors under the platform of the party are committed to the victory of the PDP in the 2023 general elections.
The Ebonyi government has directed immediate deployment of more security personnel to quell the renewed intra-communal crisis between Effium and Ezza-Effium indigenes of Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state.
Former governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s Reconciliation and Strategy Committee led by former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, are presently having a meeting in Abuja.
Nigeria recorded an increase in COVID-19 cases Tuesday as Anambra State recorded its highest daily infections since the beginning of the pandemic.qg
The idea of having a near-perfect country out of a ruptured Nigeria is illusory. The composite parts of the country each contribute to the miasma of confusion that Nigeria is. No single entity is responsible for Nigeria’s problems. All the ethnic nationalities are equal shareholders in the failing of the Nigerian enterprise. There is enough blame to go around.
The House of Representatives has commenced investigation into the huge recurrent expenditure incurred by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, including the payment of N1.2 billion allowances to members of the National Youth Service Corps.
The International lounge of the Asaba International Airport hosted prominent Deltans, top Government functionaries and investors Tuesday as the Airport was concessioned to a master concessionaire (FIDC-Menzies Consortium, now incorporated as Asaba Airport Company Limited) and sub-concessionaires of technical partners with a designated area of investment for 30 years by the State Government after five years of rigorous and painstaking exercise.
The students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, are still with their captors, the state government has said.
Against the backdrop of rising murders and kidnappings in the country, the Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with bandits in order to serve as a deterrent to others.
“This is to confirm that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is with the DSS and he is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by sections of the public,’’ he stated.
Former Bolton Wanderers and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Jay-Jay Okocha has urged Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah to join Barcelona.
Ethiopian Airlines has appointed a new traffic and sales manager, Mrs. Senait Ataklet for Abuja, Nigeria.
In a split decision, the Supreme Court, on Thursday, struck out an appeal Senator Stephen Odey filed to be declared the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Senatorial by-election that held in Cross River North on December 5, 2020.
The woman was artificially inseminated in Cambodia, gave birth in Russia in April 2020 and left her baby with the men, according to officials, who said she returned to Kazakhstan and received 13,000 dollars for the sale of the boy.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard was full of praise for Joe Aribo after he put in another strong performance against Dundee United in the Sottish topflight.