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The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has ordered the suspension of annual Tafsir sessions and congregational Tarawih prayers during the upcoming Ramadan in various mosques to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
Nasarawa state government has banned congregational prayers and ordered the shut down of all neighborhood mosques across the state, ahead of the coming month of Ramadan.
The federal government has disclosed that researchers in the country’s universities are working on vaccine and cure for COVID-19.
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Tuesday, said the state is isolating suspected cases of coronavirus in hotels to avoid the spread of the diseases at the community level.
Kano State Government has on Monday declared that it will investigate a story doing the rounds on social media on the purported increase in number of deaths within two days that were buried in some cemeteries in the ancient city.
As the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to ravage the world with attendant impact on the poor, Social Action has faulted the method of distribution for palliatives, to the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers borders to prevent Coronavirus spread.
Niger State government on Wednesday discharged 27 suspected COVID-19 patients who were placed on isolation, after testing negative to the deadly virus. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Makusidi, disclosed this to journalists while...
Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
Fear has gripped health workers at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH, Edo State, over alleged medical blunder made by some physicians at the hospital in the result of the tests conducted on two suspected COVID-19 patients sent to Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, ISTH, in Edo State.
Ahead the November 30 local government election in Niger State, a vigilance group in Mashegu intercepted a vehicle loaded with sensitive election materials.
At least 2,667 houses, farmlands, roads, and bridges have been destroyed by flooding in 17 local government areas in Niger State.
The Police Command in Niger State says it has arrested 10 suspects linked to kidnapping, armed robbery as well as unlawful possession of firearms and other crimes in different parts of the state.
Brazil’s Charles Oliveira rallied with brutal efficiency to knock out American Michael Chandler early in the second round at UFC 262 in Houston, Texas, on Saturday and be crowned new lightweight champion.
Most poor households in Nigeria are not connected to the country’s electricity supply network as only 22 per cent of the poorest of them have access to grid power, the World Bank has said.
Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday rescued anaccident scene at Ekulu Bridge, Abakpa Nike, Enugu East Local Government Area, where a petroleum products truck lost control and fell into a ditch.
The new figure raised the total number of infections in the country to 165,702, an update published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Saturday night indicates.
Belgian club KV Kortrijk have celebrated former player Terem Moffi’s first invitation to the Super Eagles.
A USAID funded project, Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) project, has held a dialogue session with the military, police, civil society organizations (CSOs), government, media, and other stakeholders as part of its dialogue series aimed at strengthening collaboration for safeguarding civic space in Nigeria.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has declared that Capital Market Operators, CMO, who fail to renew their registration before May 31, 2021, will not be allowed to operate in the market.
Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Hon. Daniel Igali, is hopeful Team Nigeria wrestlers will get the right kind of preparations that ‘would get them over the hurdle’ at the Tokyo 2020 Games in Japan, as the athletes commenced camping for the global multi-sport fiesta.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have discussed how to build stronger economic ties with both countries.
Olasunkanmi Tegbe, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Oyo State in 2019, has distributed about 5,000 packed food stuffs to the less privileged for Eid el-Fitr celebration.