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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano opens online registration for volunteer health workers

The Kano State Government has opened an online registration portal for volunteer medical and health workers to assist in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.

Customs allegedly kill 15-year-old girl in Ogun

A 15-year-old girl, Sekinat Agbelade, was over the weekend allegedly shot dead by men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Agosasa, Ipokia Local area of Ogun State.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs seize, destroy N20.6 million poultry products in Lagos

Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone A in Lagos have intercepted and destroyed poultry products worth N20,678,400 loaded in seven different vehicles
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan college of medicine provost, deputy test positive for coronavirus

The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye respectively have tested positive for coronavirus.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Confusion over explosion in Akure

An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Youths close seven petrol stations in Bayelsa over petrol pump-price

The Central Zone of Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has locked down seven petrol filling stations in Yenagoa for allegedly not adjusting to the N125 pump-price.

Father kills son for beheading mother in Enugu

The rustic Iheaka community in Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, Wednesday, thrown into confusion as a man, Cyril Ugwu, allegedly beheaded his son, Kenneth Ugwu, who had earlier killed his mother for ritual.

Man electrocuted to death while cleaning tank in Delta

Ojolu (a suburb) in Sapele, Delta State, residents, were shocked on Wednesday morning when a workman, Elijah Etsemiju, a 28 years old man, was electrocuted to death while working in a house in the vicinity.
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Gunmen kidnap man after forcing wife to cook jollof rice

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a man simply identified as Mr Joseph after allegedly forcing his wife to cook jollof rice for them in Okpanam, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police enforces restriction order, stops unnecessary arrests, detention

Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police has announced its commencement to enforce strict compliance to social restriction orders as a means to curtailing the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano evacuates 780 exchange students

Kano State Government has evacuated 780 exchange students to their respective states of origin, to curtail the spread of COVID-19 disease.=
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP orders total enforcement on social restriction order

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commissioners of Police nationwide to enforce the social restriction order in a bid to curtail the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

UNN orders students to vacate campuses before March 23

In compliance with the order issued by the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, which asked universities to close for one month, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, has ordered the students to vacate the campuses on or before the 23rd of March, 2020.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has renamed its Postgraduate Hall after Senator Joseph Waku, the late Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council of the institution, who died on February 3, 2019.

FUTA, BUK suspend lectures, order students to go home

Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and Bayero University Kano (BUK) have suspended lectures for one month and asked students to go home, as part of measures to contain coronavirus.

Bayero University suspends lectures

Bayero University Kano (BUK) has suspended lectures for one month, following a circular from the Federal Ministry of Education through the National Universities Commission (NUC), ordering the closure of Univeristies to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Pregnant woman poisons self after discovering boyfriend is married

The woman, identified as Oluchi Akabilo from Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, allegedly took a liquid substance suspected to be poison to kill herself.
The panel investigating allegation of sexual harassment against a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, has submitted its report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede.

OAU sends students home over coronavirus

The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, have announced the closure of the university until further notice.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man declared wanted over rape of 10-year-old girl in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has declared one Ifeanyi Ukwuani wanted over his alleged defilement of a 10-year-old girl in Egede Community, Udi Local Government Area of the state.

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APC governors hail Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at 68

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
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Oyo records new coronavirus case, to fumigate markets

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
The Flash star Logan Williams has died aged 16.

The Flash actor Logan Williams passes on at 16

Williams, who played a young Barry Allen in eight episodes of The CW series, suddenly passed away on Thursday (April 2), the cause of his death has not been reported.

Abia coronavirus lockdown taskforce impounds vehicles, tricycles

Several vehicles and tricycles were on Saturday impounded by the Abia State Joint Taskforce on Enforcement of lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic.g
Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Pink reveals coronavirus diagnosis, donates $1 million to relief funds

Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.