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Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice.
He said similar protests will also take place in cities, towns and communities nationwide under strict working-class discipline and decorum, “to relaunch the campaign for an end to unabating looting of public resources and revamping of the social and economic fabric of our country.”
Police in Adamawa has arrested two suspects for alleged raping of two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
Kenya's coronavirus cases continued to increase sharply on Sunday with the Health ministry's announcement of 690 more infections.Of the 690 new cases, Nairobi accounted for 535, Kiambu 56, Kajiado 28, Nyeri 24, Busia nine, Machakos seven, Nakuru and Kisumu six each, and Embu and Garissa four each.
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 World Bank has released a second tranche of Sh4.6 billion ($43 million) for counties to use in strengthening devolution as they race against time to secure 300 beds for Covid-19 patients.
At least 120 Kenyan students from various universities in Sudan who are stranded following travel restrictions due to Covid-19 crisis could soon return home after Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir and well-wishers heeded to their cries to be evacuated.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announced Saturday that the country's coronavirus measures would be extended and its borders with Tanzania and Somalia closed.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
Power has been restored in the East African nations of Kenya and Uganda after they were hit by nationwide outages in the morning, the countries’ electricity providers said.
Gombe State has discharged 20 COVID-19 patients out of 109 cases in isolation centres across the state after they tested negative twice.
Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and strained critical infrastructure, with unprecedentedly high water levels at two dams forcing the evacuation of villagers at risk, officials said on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,950.
Lenders in the East African nation have so far restructured 81.7 billion shillings in loans since the central bank allowed them to offer relief to distressed borrowers on March 18, the central bank said last week.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the federal government might be forced to implement another lockdown if Nigerians do not comply with social distancing measures, leading to a new explosion of infections.
The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.
Dave Prowse, the British actor behind the menacing black mask of Star Wars villain Darth Vader, has died, his agent Thomas Bowington said Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for his Political will and commitment he has so far exhibited on the actualization of the Kolmani Oil Well Project in the Benue trough of the Gongola basin.
Edinson Cavani showed why Manchester United handed the veteran Uruguayan the bumper two-year contract others balked at as he turned defeat into victory at Southampton on Sunday.
The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the African continent has reached 2,163,284 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Chinese state media have said the virus existed abroad before it was discovered in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, citing the presence of coronavirus on imported frozen food packaging and scientific papers saying it had been circulating in Europe last year.