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The trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, resumes on Monday at the Kaduna State High court.

Kaduna court grants two Islamic clerics, 8 others N1 million bail

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court has granted bail in the sum of N1 million each to the clerics and their followers for allegedly violating the ongoing curfew in the state when they conducted congregational prayers on Friday.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa governor tests negative for coronavirus

The governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has taken the rapid diagnostic test for the coronavirus 2019 and came out negative two weeks after rumours went viral that he may have contracted the virus while attending the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja.
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PDP: Presidency has no justification barring media houses from Aso Villa

Leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the presidency has no justification whatsoever to shut media organisations out from covering activities of the presidency.
Authorities in Nigeria's largest city Lagos on Monday said that the death toll from a suspected gas explosion had risen to 17 as emergency services dug bodies from the debris. 1

Dismembered bodies litter Lagos explosion site as aid workers rescue three-year-old survivor

Following the explosion which destroyed many buildings and claimed not less than 17 lives in the Abule Ado community in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos, three additional bodies: two females and one male were discovered under the rubbles as dismembered parts of corpses littered the scene of the explosion.
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Anambra corps members donate humanitarian signpost to Red Cross

Anambra state branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society has unveiled a signboard donated by Corps members NEMA-CDS Group 2019 batch A, over the weekend at the state headquarters Amawbia, Awka.

Anambra: Three persons arraigned for impersonating revenue officials

Three persons have been nabbed by the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service for allegedly impersonating it officials and collecting revenue from unsuspecting citizens and shop owners across the state.
Passengers and passersby have expressed relief and satisfaction as the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, on Thursday, resumed mass transit train services along the Ijoko-Iddo, Ogun, Lagos State, respectively.

Lagos-Ibadan train service excites users as passenger volume surge

Passengers boarding the Lagos-Ibadan free train rides have expressed excitement at the reliability of the train services, demanding for an increase in coaches so as to have more passengers on board.

Lassa fever: Ekiti assemblyman sensitises constituents

As the outbreak of Lassa Fever begins to raise concerns in various states in Nigeria, a lawmaker in Ekiti state house of assembly, Princess Teju Okuyiga has tasked Ekiti people on cleanliness, in a proactive move to prevent an attack.

NUT to meet President Buhari over 65-year retirement age for teachers

The leadership of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) would meet with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, today (Tuesday).

18 fake toll collectors nabbed in Onitsha

No fewer than 18 persons, suspected to be fake toll collectors have been arrested by a combined team of law enforcement agents in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, on Friday.

NERC: Transition to cost-reflective tariff effective 2021 ending

Admist controversies trailing the purported increase in electricity tariff, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that the transition to cost-reflective tariff will take effect by the of 2021

Lagos assemblyman urges residents to refrain from destroying government properties

A Lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Lukmon Olumo has beseeched Lagos residents not to destroy government properties.

General TY Danjuma: We’re in a big hole as a nation

A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd.) has warned that in Yorubaland, everyone seems to have lost their voice in terms of speaking against “governance collapse.”

General TY Danjuma: Nobody will be able to sleep if I reveal what is...

A former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), says if he reveals what is happening in the country, Nigerians will no longer sleep.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Festus Adedayo: How Nigerian press contributed to collapse of First Republic

Dr Festus Adedayo, a Special Adviser on Media in the former Abiola Ajimobi administration in Oyo State, on Thursday said that the Nigerian press contributed to the collapse of the First Republic.
The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike to demand for improved working condition.

46 medical doctors resign from Anambra university hospital

About 45 medical doctors of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University COOUTH Amaku, Awka, Anambra state, have resigned from their services over poor management and neglect of workers welfare.

Tribune honours prominent Nigerians

African Newspapers of Nigeria PLC, publishers of the Nigerian Tribune, has honoured eminent Nigerians for their contributions to societal development.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan urges African leaders to embrace initiatives promoting unity

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has advised African leaders to embrace all efforts towards the unity where people will see themselves as one in the continent and beyond.

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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 23 new cases of coronavirus

For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO: Coronavirus cases will soon reach one million globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.

Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Coronavirus lockdown: Better to stay hungry to be alive than die eating – Rivers...

Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.