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Advertisements for more than 400 brands, including Coca-Cola and Starbucks, are due to vanish from Facebook on Wednesday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site.
A Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere, Lagos, on Tuesday sentenced a customer service representative of Airtel Nigeria Ltd, Jeremiah Mustapha, to five years in correctional centre, for facilitating a N2.2 million fraud.
The new Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC, Mai Mala Buni, has pledged to do justice to every party member and ensure the ensure the current challenges were amicably resolved.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday launched a 100-bed capacity isolation and treatment centre at the state NYSC Orientation Camp in Jalingo.
President Julius Maad Bio of Sierra Leone has assured President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, of his support and that of his country.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians against large purchase of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19, saying the drug had not been certified for use.
The United Nations (UN) Population Fund (UNFPA), says Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF), yearly.
Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding activities and whereabouts of the Chinese doctors.
The private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) yesterday strengthened the fight against the scourge with the handover of fully equipped isolation centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and donation of beds & accessories in Enugu, Enugu State.
A popular pastor, Chris Oyakhilome, has berated Nigerian pastors that complied with the government’s ban on large gatherings because of coronavirus.
Worried by the increasing number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state coupled with the rigours of going to Abuja for testing, Bauchi State Government has declared that it will soon establish its own testing laboratory.
The African Union (AU) Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), on Monday inaugurated a response situation room in Nigeria to boost the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
As part of measures to curb the spread of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic and further decongest Custodial centres in Delta State, 150 inmates were in the last one week set free by the State Chief Judge, Justice Marshal Umukoro from the Warri, Agbor, Sapele, Kwale and Ogwashi-Uku Custodial centres.
The United Nations (UN) on Tuesday announced that it received EUR 1.2 million from the European Union for the provision of lifesaving preparedness and response activities for COVID-19 in Nigeria.
Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have protested against an alleged decision by the authorities to site a cemetery for COVID-19 victims and other infectious diseases close to their residences.
The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.
The Enugu State Government announced 66 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 327.
The Council of the European Union has opened its borders to 15 countries, excluding Nigeria.
Iran said Monday it has called for Interpol to help arrest President Donald Trump and 35 other US officials for the January killing of its top general in an American drone strike.
The new Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Mr Comas Ugwueze, has promised to give priority to the protection of lives and property and workers’ welfare.
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have a point to prove against Liverpool when both teams clash at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Oyo State over the passing of former governor, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, whose contributions to the development of the state, and nation, will always be remembered.
The Abia Government has inaugurated a panel to probe the collapse of a three-storey building in Umuahia.
The Zaria Branch of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has called for the introduction of Virtual Court Proceedings to enhance speedy trial of cases in the Kaduna State.
When Apple announced its Security Bounty Program last year, researchers lined up to locate potentially dangerous bugs in the company’s platforms, keeping them secret in exchange for potentially large payouts