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Nigeria needs to embark on massive testing and isolation of patients to check the spread of COVID-19 infection in the country, a member of the House of Representatives, Mansur Soro (APC, Bauchi), said on Sunday.
All Progressives Congress, APC, chairman, Kwara State chapter, Bashir Omolaja Bolarinwa, BOB, has described as shocking, recent claim by Yekini Nabena, a party stalwart, stating that he has taken over office of the publicity secretary of the party at the national level. BOB says that such claims are not only outlandish, but also calculated to bring chaos to the party.
An Enugu-based group, Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP) have expressed dismay at the rising wave of drug abuse among the youth in the country. =
Access Bank Plc has taken its Global Money Week sensitisation campaign to Nasarawa State to educate students on how to use money to transform their communities.
No fewer than five soldiers and three terrorists were feared dead in a fierce encounter yesterday, as a group of terrorists laid ambush on troops at Ngurosoye village situated along Bama-Banki-Pulka-Gwoza road.
Nigerian Army says it has recently stepped up anti-banditry operations in the North Central and western parts of the country, to protect lives and properties.
Troops of Nigerian Army fighting to rid the North East of Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists as well as the North West and Central to rout armed bandits have neutralized 7 terrorists and 9 bandits after several confrontations.
The former head of Ghanaian football Kwesi Nyantakyi was on Wednesday charged with fraud at a high court in Accra, after a landmark undercover investigation which exposed widespread graft in African football.
A bill that seeks to establish South West Development Commission (SWDC) has scaled second reading at the Senate.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, to immediately release the sum of N620m to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), an amount budgeted for emergency response to the Coronavirus (COVID–19) outbreak.
The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has said states in the North Central have no plan of toeing the path of their South-West counterparts in the creation of a regional security outfit to tackle insecurity.
The Joint Border Drill in the North Central Zone with headquarters at the Nigerian Customs Service, Kwara Command, Ilorin in its fight against smuggling has confiscated contraband items and goods worth over N135m.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMET, has concluded arrangements to establish Regional Centre of Excellence in Meteorological Research in the six geo-political zones of the country with the University of Ilorin hosting that of the North Central.
The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, to head the party panel that will probe the performance of the party in the 2019 presidential election, other elections including the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The Joint Border Operations Drill Sector 3 of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has seized more than N135 million worth of illegal contrabands in the last one month in North Central Nigeria.
Those inaugurated were Ahmed Kadi-Amshi, Chairman, (Yobe, North East); Babagana Modu; (Borno, North East); Abubakar Tutare (Taraba, North East); Hakeem Akamo (Lagos, South West); Tunrayo Akintomide (Ondo, South West); Atanomeyorwi Francis (Delta, South-South)
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered Russians not to go to work for the rest of April to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
A bus transporting people of European extraction came under attack in Kinshasa, from locals who claimed they had brought coronavirus to the DR Congo.
A member of the House of Representatives, Usman Kumo, has been dismissed from the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the leadership of the Kumo East Ward of Akko Local Government.
The Mirror says Klopp sees managing the national side as a natural development in his career with a growing enthusiasm for him to be Joachim Low’s successor within Germany.
The Osun State Government has disclosed that its priority would be the sick and poor residents of the state while distributing its relief materials.
The Federal Government has announced a further reduction in the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)’s pump price to N123.50 per litre.
The Federal Government said it has commenced the disbursement of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to indigent households (poor) at the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has on Monday ordered the arrest of the defaulter, no fewer than nine vehicles who defied the order on closure of all borders linking in and out of the state as part of measures to prevent the spread of the raging Coronavirus to the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported four more confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The United States Government has announced a 7 million dollars (about N2.6 billion) emergency health and humanitarian aid to Nigeria amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.