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Prof. Florence Orabueze of the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), has urged youths in the country to embrace work hard and shun craze for quick acquisition of wealth.
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN, Prof, Charles Igwe, yesterday condemned excessive killing and criminality in Nigeria, noting that no society can achieve success in an atmosphere of violence and criminality.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria has helped 997 Americans return home to reunite with family and friends during this time of unprecedented challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fitness enthusiasts numbering 202 were on Thursday tried by two Lagos mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba, for violating lockdown order.
The Department of State Services (DSS) in Osun, on Thursday, arraigned one Quadri Abiodun Akande, 34, before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for an alleged impersonation.
Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.
The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has deployed 150 personnel to monitor all major markets and neighbouring border in line with the government’s directives on border closure in the state.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
Against the rumour making the rounds, Delta State Government has said soldiers were not killed in Warri, Delta State, urging the public, particularly Deltans, to discountenance video clips purportedly on Warri residents defying the stay-at-home order of the state government over the Coronavirus pandemic.
The French economy shrank by six per cent in the first quarter of 2020, according to initial Banque de France estimates published on Wednesday.
The CONCACAF Nations League finals scheduled to be staged in Texas in June have been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the region’s governing body said Friday.