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The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has directed officials of the Local Government Task Force to identify hotels operating during the lockdown for demolition, following the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
Speaking, Prof. Henry Ugboma, the Chief Medical Director of UPTH, stated that two Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, machine used for testing COVID 19 are in the facility ready, thanking the FG in collaboration with Shell SPDC for supporting the hospital with the medical equipment.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused a Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state of sabotaging the lockdown imposed on the state to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state by issuing illegal letters to companies to operate.
The Rivers State Government has reversed its decision to allow churches in the state hold services on Easter Sunday.
The Benue State Action Committee on Coronavirus has commenced the distribution of hand sanitizers to the 23 local government areas of the state.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday apologised to pensioners over government’s inability to pay pension and gratuities arrears.
The Senate will fast-track the passage of bills passed in the eight Senate but not signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said .
Concerned members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Otukpo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have condemned the modalities that led to the emergence of George Alli as the consensus candidate for the party election in the local government.
Uganda’s Irene Nakalembe, winner of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship, on Saturday in Abuja explained the reasons behind her success and that of Ugandan ladies in golf in Nigeria.
Pope Francis on Saturday formally announced the appointment a priest of Makurdi Diocese, Revd Fr. Stephen Beba as “Chaplains to His Holiness” with the title of Monsignor.
Federal Government, yesterday, announced the establishment of Federal University of Health Sciences (FUHS) Otukpo.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, yesterday, cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the release of a chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ozo Emeka Agwumadu (a.k.a Baby Awka) and three others arrested for alleged sponsorship of cultists in Awka.
Landlords and traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital have been urged to be mindful of fraudsters promising to protect their illegal structures from removal by the security sub-committee, of the state task force on COVID-19.
According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said the almost five-decade reign of the monarch has witnessed peace, prosperity and development, with natives and settlers alike in Ogbomoso enjoying the amity that has attended the time of the respected Oba.
The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.
Facebook is renaming Calibra, the digital wallet it hopes will one day be used to access the Libra digital currencies, Novi. In a blog post the company said that the new name was inspired by the Latin words “novus” and “via,” which mean “new” and “way,” respectively. Novi Financial is the new name of the Facebook subsidiary that will develop the company’s digital wallet.
Microsoft has identified digital transformation as a means for social and economic development in Nigeria, just as it’s an opportunity for every Nigerian citizen and business to achieve more, in a presentation.
No fewer than 24 Coronavirus patients in Bauchi State have been discharged on Saturday after results of their tests by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC turned out negative.
Shanghai Shenhua sporting director, Zhou Jun, says Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo would be a perfect fit at Manchester United.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated Nigerian Muslims for concluding this year’s Ramadan fast and marking Eid-el-Fitr peacefully.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on Nigerians to be steadfast and imbibe the culture of compassion as they celebrate the eid el fitr amidst the pandemic.
The extending of the Self-Defense Forces’ (SDF) dispatch to the headquarters of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan to May 31 next year was approved by Japan’s Cabinet on Friday.