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The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi Mashi, on an inspection visit to Port Health facilities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, said that any suspected case must be presented for relevant test in line with the global practice on disease emergency control and prevention.

Nigeria receives Jack Ma’s preventive, treatment commodities from China

The Federal Government on Wednesday received a cargo aircraft load of commodities for prevention and testing for coronavirus, from Jack Ma.

PFN chairman asks federal government to take responsibility, stop killing of Christians

Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Delta State chapter, Bishop Kingley Enakirerhi has called on the Federal Government to to take responsibility and stop the ongoing killings of Christians by suspected Boko Haram members.
Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.

China: We won’t fund Mambilla power until Nigeria settles legal dispute

The Chinese government has asked Nigeria to settle the legal dispute over the $5.8 billion Mambilla power failing which it would not provide the funds for the project.

Nigeria, China meet to sustain mutual trade relations

Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria have reached a new height following yesterday’s meeting of the representatives of the two countries.
Debbie Palmer, Head of DFID Nigeria, gave the advice in his remark at the opening ceremony of an induction of new and returning governors, organised by the NGF Secretariat on Monday in Abuja.

DFID advises federal government to invest in human capital

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), has advised Nigeria government to invest in its human capital, if it must attain it greatness.

GenCos accuse federal government of selling electricity to neighbouring countries on non-commercial terms

Electricity generation companies (Gencos) have accused the Nigerian Government of taking power from them and selling to countries in the West African region under the West African Power Pool (WAPP) on non- commercial but diplomatic terms.
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NRC: Lagos-Ibadan rail can run on electric in future

The ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project can be converted to electric train in future, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has assured Nigerians.
Labour unions protest ‘No Work, No Pay’ Policy in Abeokuta

Labour unions protest FG’s ‘No Work, No Pay’ policy in Abeokuta

The National Chairman Joint Public Negotiating Council, Comrade Abdulrafiu Adeniji, on Tuesday led a protest over the federal government’s new policy of “No Work, No pay” for striking workers.

Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire: Nigeria ahead in SDGs implementation

Nigeria is currently ahead of its target in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has said.

IPOB slams military over alleged invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s home

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the alleged second invasion of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s community in Afaraukwu, Umuahia, Abia State.
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Group demands unconditional release of Senator Abaribe

Igbo pressure group Voice from the East (VEAST) has called on the Federal Government to release Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, describing his arrest as intimidation and undemocratic.

UNICEF: 4.3 million Nigerian children don’t benefit from vaccinations every year

The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says about 4.3 million children do not benefit from vaccinations every year.

IPOB urges Igbos to boycott Anambra guber election

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has advised its members in Anambra State not to go out between 6pm November 17 to 6pm om November 18 in a bid to boycott the gubernatorial election in the state.

Nigerian Army cannot push me into exile – Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has declared that he will not embark on an exile following threats of his rearrest by the federal government.

Pro-Biafra group give fed govt 48-hour ultimatum to withdraw troops

The Biafra Zioninsts Federation, BZF, on Tuesday gave the Nigeria Government a 48-hour ultimatum to withdraw military troops from the South-East and other regions within the area.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria records 20 new virus cases, total now 131

Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.

Panic in Imo as hotelier dies

Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
The governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the people and government of Lagos State over the unfortunate explosion that claimed scores of lives in Lagos yesterday.

Governor Abiodun: How I begged President Buhari to shift Ogun lockdown

Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.

Coronavirus: JNI condemns misleading preaching of some Islamic clerics

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.

FRSC shuts of drivers licence processing centres

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.