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The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) says it tracked about 544,951 out of school children in Adamawa in 2019.
The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has flagged off the construction of two flyovers and township roads in Jimeta, the state capital.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
Police in Adamawa has arrested two suspects for alleged raping of two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Command in Adamawa has paraded 33 kidnappers and 10 robbery suspects, as well as 16 others allegedly involved in inciting communal conflict in the state.
The federal government has made arrangements to ensure that prolonged power outages are reduced in the country throughout the period of the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwani Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen in a telephone interview, said that the victim is a female security guard whose samples was taken Monday and had returned positive for the coronavirus.
The federal government has urged Nigerians to use face masks or improvised cloth mask at public places where social distancing may not be practicable.
“You must ignore the Vaccine being hawked in Kano which is called ‘COVID19 Vaccine’. It is yellow in color, it’s not certified by anybody, please don’t patronize the hawkers,” Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed said during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 briefing.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for urgent measures towards the speedy trial of cases and decongestion of custodial centres in the country in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command, has threatened to seal all motor parks in the nation’s capital if the operators fail to obey the covid-19 Presidential Lockdown Order.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has concluded plan to donate modular fumigators, estimated at N144 million to the 36 states of the federation.
Africa, the continent that was last to confirm cases of coronavirus now has more than 20,000 cases. As of Tuesday, according to Worldometer, the continent has 24,501 confirmed cases, 1,167 deaths, and 6,531 recoveries.
Checks by newsmen on Tuesday revealed that the face masks were the first batch produced and they were distributed to the officials on April 20, as part of effort to combat the spread of Covid-19 in work environment.
The Nigerian naira fell to its lowest level against the dollar in three years on the black market on Tuesday, traders said, a day after a historic oil price rout pushed U.S. crude futures below zero.
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is reportedly edging closer to joining Atlético Madrid this summer.
Human Rights Activist, Maxwell Opara, has dragged the Imo State Governor and the Attorney General of the State to Court over the provisions of sections 484 and 485 of the Imo State Administration of Criminal Justice Law, 2020.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to prosecute some staff of the National Examination Council (NECO) over alleged fake certificates.
A 90-year-old man, Obong Ene Iso has slammed a suit against some police officers over alleged extortion amounting to the sum of #300,000 and unlawful detention.
Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has sought after the consent of the sports minister Sunday Dare to be a member of the Bureau of the united world wrestling.
Niger State Government says it will not go back on the restriction order placed on heavy trucks plying the state-owned roads which took effect on the 15th September, 2020.
James Rodriguez wanted to join Atletico Madrid before completing a transfer to Everton, his stepfather has claimed.
Police in Cross River State have arrested an alleged serial rapist, Aniefiok Etukudo, for defiling one Esther (other names withheld), along Federal Housing Estate, Calabr Municipal local government area of the State.
The Commissioners of Education in the 19 Northern States, say they may reopen schools before October 30, but subject to approval of their respective state governors.
Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on its performance at the just concluded Sept. 19, governorship election in Edo state.