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The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has decried the complicity within the Ministry of Labour and Productivity, which, she said, has worsened the trafficking and dehumanising conditions of Nigerians abroad.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has commended passengers at both Lagos and Abuja airports on their level of compliance to the laid down protocols to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.
Barring any last minute change, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi, will in a matter of days move from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to his erstwhile party, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Gone are the lively meetings, the distribution of flyers on busy campuses. The coronavirus pandemic has put an abrupt stop to traditional US political means of courting young voters – forcing presidential candidates to turn to Snapchat instead.
Even though the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in South Sudan, the government is lifting several restrictions that are intended to control the spread of the pandemic.
A civil rights group, International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, Intersociety, has written to the Commissioner of Commerce and DSS Director in Anambra state to ensure credibility of the proposed election of executives at Ogbogwu International Drug market, Bridge Head, Onitsha.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has joined the clamour for debt relief for Nigeria from multilateral institutions, noting that this becomes inevitable under the current circumstances imposed on global economies, specifically, the novel coronavirus pandemic.
“Also, the Minister for Humanitarian Services, Hajiya Sa’adiyya Umar, will visit Kebbi to disburse the conditional cash transfer to vulnerable persons on behalf of the Federal Government,” the governor said.
The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, has faulted the decision to shut down churches in the name of fighting the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that the ideal thing would have been to ask churches to maintain social distance.
Some 34 fitness enthusiasts involved in a street exercise in Gbagada, Lagos, have been sentenced to one-month community service for violating the social distancing directives of the government.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has signed the Quarantine Regulations pursuant to Section 8 of the Quarantine Act, the Public Health Law and other legislation, as the state firms up its response framework to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
As the coronavirus lockdown in the UK entered its second week, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an unexpected boom in affairs is being noticed by experts.
The 36 state governors under the platform of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have agreed to hold their weekly meetings via tele-conferencing to check the spread of COVID19 in the country.
Neymar has refuted claims he has been ignoring social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria is set to release six coronavirus patients after they fully recovered from the infection. All six persons are in Lagos State, the hardest hit by the disease. It will bring to eight the total number of recoveries.
The University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital says it is restricting visitation to the hospital following the global Coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria’s political scene, already in overdrive over the 2023 general election, though most of the current elected leaders are yet to mark their first year in office, has effectively been shut down as cases of coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, increase in the country.
Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to challenge Liverpool in their pursuit of Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara.
Kasper Schmeichel is "as good as any goalkeeper in the Premier League", according to Mark Bosnich, who says the Leicester No 1 would be a "fantastic" signing for Manchester United.
The planned defection of the deputy governor of Ondo state, Hon Agboola Ajayi, to the Zenith Labour Party this week is generating heat within his People Democratic Party.
The Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says those who got “emergency contracts” are scared of the ongoing forensic audit.
Deposit Money Banks on August 1 commenced the implementation of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Global Standing Instruction which allows them to recover outstanding debts of debtors from other banks.
The political spectrum of those 12 candidates ranges from localists like Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, who advocate for political autonomy, to moderate pro-democracy figures like Alvin Yeung and Kenneth Leung from the Civil Party that advocates for human rights and rule of law.
PSG completed their domestic Treble, but needed penalties to beat Lyon, and had more injury concerns to Mauro Icardi and Layvin Kurzawa ahead of the Atalanta showdown.
Four retirees slumped and were hospitalised on Tuesday in Imo during a protest to demand for five months arrears of their pension allegedly owned them by the state government.
Enugu State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon. Manfred Nzekwe, says his plans for sports development in the state is to give grassroots sports the priority it deserves under his administration.
The main opposition party in Kwara State, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday urged the Speaker of the state house of assembly, Hon. Yakubu Danladi, to urgently swear-in Hon. Raheem Agboola representing Ilorin South state constituency in the assembly in view of the Appeal court judgment of Wednesday.