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A Bride and dozens of passengers who were abducted by suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram on Friday afternoon along Maiduguri- Damaturu road have regained freedom. Families of the victims and Sources have said.
Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, in Abia State have rescued a teenage girl from Umuokoro Obinkita in Arochukwu Local Government Area, simply identified as Ada who was chained by the neck and limbs and locked away in their house by her mother.
Niger state government has ruled out paying any ransom for 42 students and staff abducted from Government Science Secondary School, Kagara.
A plan by Mexican lawmakers to put millions of cell phone users’ data in a biometric registry, billed as a tool to fight kidnapping and extortion, has sparked a backlash from telecoms companies and rights groups who warn it could lead to stolen data and higher costs.
The Primate of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Henry Ndukuba, has urged Nigerians, especially Christians, to ensure that they are inoculated against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic when general vaccination commences in the country.
In a bid to rid the country of unwholesome foods and other consumables as well as safeguard the health of the Nigerian populace, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut down a food manufacturing company over alleged revalidation of expired curry and thyme spices.
A statement signed by the Resident Media Consultant to NAFDAC, Sayo Akintola, said the company was shut following a tip-off by operatives of the Investigation and Enforcement Directorate of NAFDAC, who swooped on the main warehouse and factory located at Petu Village, Cele 2, Bus Stop Off Ibeju-Lekki, and No. 23, Tunji Lekki, Bello Street, Penuncular Stream 2, Lekki, Lagos respectively.
The Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nigeria, ACTSON, has tasked Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, to set up Cardiovascular Centre in the state.
The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has approved 12 additional hospitals for chemotherapy in the ongoing Cancer Access Partnership Programme aimed at over 50 per cent cost reduction.
The Lagos State Government has disclosed that the experience gained and lessons learnt, during the outbreak of Ebola and COVID-19 pandemic (first-wave) in the State, had prepared the present administration for the second wave of the disease, just as it also unveiled plans to deploy more technology to critical sectors to improve productivity and wellbeing of residents.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for an enhanced collaboration with the police towards ensuring peaceful conduct of elections in the country.
Unidentified gunmen have killed a young man travelling on motorcycle around Ndele Community axis of the East-West road in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N35 billion for the building of power station by the Nigerian Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), in Akamkpa, Cross River State.
Following a misunderstanding that broke out between some labourers and some expatriate at a mining site in Osun State, three Chinese expatriates have been reportedly kidnapped.
Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was 91.6% effective in preventing people from developing COVID-19, according to peer-reviewed results from its late-stage clinical trial published in The Lancent international medical journal on Tuesday.
Worried by the rising incidence of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the Delta Government, Friday imposed a fresh curfew in the state taking immediate effect as part of measures to check resurgence of the ravaging pandemic.
A Consultant Ocular Oncologist, Dr Abia Nzelu, has decried the growing incidence of cancer disease in Nigeria and the poor attention being given to it in spite of its ravaging effects.
The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) on Tuesday said it was targeting the rehabilitation of 250 kilometres of roads across the state in 2021 in addition to the 297 it repaired between 2019 and 2020.
One person has been killed and another badly injured after suspected armed bandits attacked a team of Benue State Livestock Guards and Agro Rangers of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Benue.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero needs time to rediscover his best form after a lengthy spell out and the Argentine will have to fight for his spot in the squad, manager Pep Guardiola said.
More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, data showed on Sunday as the country made more progress with Europe’s fastest vaccination programme
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has decried poor payment culture by its post-paid customers in the South-East despite the steady electricity supply improvement.
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was in no doubt his side should have been awarded a penalty, and claimed Attwell’s alleged comment to Maguire after the incident would not show the referee in a good light.
As part of steps to boost Science and Technology development in the country, the Presidency has directed the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to remit the statutory deductions accruable to the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI.
Parma and Spezia have become the most recent Italian clubs to pass into US ownership with more than a quarter of Serie A outfits now in the hands of north American owners.
After pausing half a billion dollars in arms deals with Saudi Arabia out of concern over casualties in Yemen, President Joe Biden’s administration may shift U.S. policy not only to cancel past deals that pose human rights concerns, but limit future military sales to “defensive” weapons.
The federal government has approved the expansion of the existing Free Trade Zones (FTZs), as well as the activation of existing ones to respond to the demands of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) and the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Director-General of National Assembly’s National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar Suleiman, on Saturday, said ethnicity and religious biases were largely responsible for the growing insecurity in the country.
The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has called on the Federal Government to carry out comprehensive study on the workings of cryptocurrencies to check financial excesses.