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A former governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara State and Labor leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said that if measures were not put in place urgently, there might be renewed worsening mass illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adamu Adamu, one of the suspects that killed Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti, has recovered from coronavirus.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has cautioned Nigerians to remain indoors, saying gradual easing of lockdown does not mean the pandemic is over.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has dismissed report that Maryam Sanda had been granted presidential pardon.
The Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested negative twice to the coronavirus disease after self-isolating, an official has disclosed.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has allayed fears over the planned recruitment of workers in 774 Local Governments Areas of the country as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A former President of the Trade Union of Nigeria, Mr Peter Esele, on Monday expressed his delight on the posthumous pardon granted to two prominent Edo citizens by the Federal Government.
At least three-quarters of Nigeria’s total prison population are inmates serving time without being sentenced, the Nigerian Correctional Service said this on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has granted amnesty to 2,600 prisons inmates in all the Correctional Centres in the country.
The Nigeria Government on Thursday granted amnesty to no fewer than 2,600 inmates as part of measures to decongest prison facilities in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
President Muhammadu Buhari has granted pardon to some inmates of the Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCoS,.
The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, yesterday rejected plans by the Federal Government to invite Chinese doctors into the country, describing it as an embarrassment to their members and health workers in the country.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it will complete and deliver the Pen Cinema Bridge by November, 2020.
To further increase land availability for housing and infrastructure development, the Lagos State Government has expressed the desire to continue to create more man-made islands at its waterfront across the State.
The Kogi State government has insisted the State is still free from the rampaging Coronavirus disease even as it has given condition for recognizing any Covid-19 test conducted outside it’s boundaries by it’s citizens.
RB Leipzig missed the chance to secure second position in the Bundesliga after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Hertha Berlin.
The coronavirus death toll in the United States hit 100,000 on Tuesday.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa has reached 20,125, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday.
The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted direct primary for the Edo State governorship election, two members of the NWC said, a move that has been condemned by the state chapter of the party.
Kano State Council of Ulamas has opposed the decision by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to allow mosques and churches to resume congregational prayers.
Former Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has been linked with a sensational return to St. James’ Park ahead of the 2020-21 season.