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The Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has launched a coordinated offensive to dislodge Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists from Tunbuns Islands of the Lake Chad.
Nigerian duo, Emmanuel Dennis and David Okereke, have been crowned champions of Belgium after Club Brugge were named as league champions and the rest of the season voided no thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigerian authorities must adopt a rights-respecting approach and give clear instructions to security agencies not to abuse their powers as the nation tightens its effort to tame the COVID-19 pandemic, Amnesty International, a non-governmental organisation, has said.
The traditional ruler of Umiaghwa-Abraka kingdom in Ethiope East local government area of Delta State, HRM Avwaeke I, has given reasons why the number of cases of the Corona Virus in Nigeria is still low at the moment in the country adding that the state and the federal government should be blamed for the number of cases recorded so far.
The Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning has deleted its tweet requesting for ventilators from South African billionaire, Elon Musk.
Heracles Almelo forward Cyriel Dessers hopes to play in one of the top five leagues in Europe, but has not rule out joining a big club in Belgium.
As part of efforts to stem the spread of the covid-19 scourge, Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has teamed up with some Nigerian sports icons and the Nigerian Olympic committee on a massive awareness campaign to educate people on keeping safe.
Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on Wednesday headed to Twitter to beg the founder of the electronic automobile company, Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, for ventilators.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.
Dr Solomon Chollom, a Jos based Virologist, has called on the Federal Government to increase testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The Defence Headquarters has dismissed the torture videos being circulated on social media alleged to have been perpetrated by the personnel of the armed forces while implementing the COVID-19 stay at home order.
The Convener, Writers, Authors, Speakers and Entrepreneurs Conference, WASEC, Mr. Kayode Adeogun, has said the need to help teachers and other professionals build, connect, expand and define with clarity their purpose informed orgainsing the event slated for later in the week year.
The U.S. has evacuated its national who tested positive for COVID-19 in Nigeria and was being treated at the Infectious Disease Centre in Lagos, an official has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with the Presidential Committee on the impact of the coronavirus on Nigeria’s economy, and directed the Ministry of Finance and National Planning to ensure that salaries were paid.
He also directed the ministry to ensure that critical infrastructure like roads, rails are protected and as much as possible, use local inputs so that the country retains value within her economy.
Akwa Ibom government demands second coronavirus tests, questions NCDC announcement of confirmed cases
The Akwa Ibom government appears to be contesting the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s announcement of cases of the novel coronavirus in the state.
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), has donated protective gears for port users worth N5 million and an additional N5 million to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos and FCT respectively.
The Bauchi State Government has said that two out of the three index Coronavirus (covid-19) patients would soon be discharged.
The Borno State Government has confirmed that the five suspected COVID-19 cases isolated in the state Public Health and Emergency Operation Centre tested negative.
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, has condemned what he described as “The apparent unprofessionalism and highhandedness exhibited by the Police officers as shown in a trending video on social media while trying to ensure total compliance to the lockdown order by the state government”.
More than 220 British nationals are being split between two cruise ships off Panama after four passengers on one of the vessels died amid coronavirus fears.
Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon man, reckoned his first reaction was shock when he heard at home in Kenya that the 2020 Olympic Games had been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Osun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man in Osogbo for impersonating the state government to swindle unsuspecting citizens of the state under the guise of providing social relief during the stay-at-home period.