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The Yobe Government on Thursday inaugurated a task force on the rehabilitation, resettlement and reconstruction of public buildings destroyed by insurgents.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has identified security as a major success so far recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration since the past five years.
The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) over non-payment of their salaries.
The World Health Organisation and its sister agency, UNICEF, have encouraged women to continue to breastfeed during the pandemic, even if they have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection.
The Federal Government on Sunday said it has sanctioned Flairjet, a UK company, after it was found to have violated the nation’s Civil Aviation Regulations.
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said the Federal government has impounded an aircraft belonging to Flair Aviation, a United Kingdom-based aviation company for violating the current flight ban into the country.
The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has expressed fears that an additional 950 Nigerian children could die every day from preventable causes over the next six months as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts routine services and threatens to weaken the health system.
Kenya has banned movement in and out of two huge refugee camps as part of containment measures aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus among the vulnerable communities.
Libya’s UN-recognised government Tuesday accused rival military strongman Khalifa Haftar of seeking to stage a new coup after he claimed to have a “mandate” from the people to govern the country.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday lamented the donation of 250 bags of spoilt beans to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state, as palliatives.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has established a $255 million appeal fund to urgently support its preparedness and response to the outbreaks of COVID-19 among the vulnerable worldwide.
The United States government says it has spent about $21.4 million in assistance to Nigeria over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nigerian Dental Association, NDA, has raised the alarm that over 80 per cent of private dental clinics have shut down due to their inability to procure the requisite safety kits due to the Coronavirus disease outbreak even as it appealed to the Federal Government to provide Basic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to all private and public dental facilities to enable practitioners to sustain the delivery of emergency dental services to Nigerians as well as prevent the spread of Coronavirus disease through such procedures.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno, has ordered a 14-day lockdown in the state over COVID-19 with effect from 10:30pm Wednesday.
Nigeria on Monday confirmed its first coronavirus infection in the insurgency-hit northeast of the country, after a medic with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) died from Covid-19.
Senator Smart Adeyemi has embarked on donation of food items to people of his constituency in order to help them cope with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. He represents people of Kogi West in upper legislative chamber.
In a surprise development, Football Italia reported Milan had entered the race to sign Lille striker, although Napoli still remain strong contenders.
The Acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, has been discharged from the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja, where he has been receiving treatment for COVID 19.
Sources stated last week that he was ready to reject the move, not so much because of Napoli, but as an act of defiance against those close to him who were trying to orchestrate the transfer.
The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.
As part of a new report on targeted killings using drones, a U.N. human rights investigator says a January U.S. strike that killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was an “arbitrary killing,” and that Iran’s retaliatory missile attack was not justified.
The final stages of this year’s African Champions League remain in doubt after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said it was still waiting to hear from Cameroon about hosting the matches.
A faction of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State loyal to the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the leader of the rival faction, Senator Magnus Abe, of throwing in spanner into wheel of all efforts to bring about peace and reconcile members of the the party
Uber has confirmed that it’s buying on-demand delivery company Postmates in an all-stock deal valued at $2.65 billion. The announcement comes after a week of speculation which culminated in Bloomberg reporting earlier today that the deal was done, though neither company has responded to the claims until now.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the N10.8 trillion revised 2020 budget into law.