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The Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Anthony Ugochukwu, is dead.

Enugu commissioner passes on

The House of Assembly member was said to have described Ugochukwu, a Surgeon, as a genius and technocrat, adding: “He is a great loss to both Enugu state and Nigeria.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Coronavirus: Nigeria set to evacuate stranded national abroad

Nigeria’s Federal Government is set to evacuate stranded Nigerians abroad in the wake of ravaging Coronavirus pandemic in the world.
There was panic on Tuesday at the posh Games Village in Abuja following the evacuation of a woman and her three children suspected to have flauted the 14-day self-isolation directive.

UK returnee, kids evacuated in Abuja

There was panic on Tuesday at the posh Games Village in Abuja following the evacuation of a woman and her three children suspected to have flauted the 14-day self-isolation directive.

Man crushed to death by hit-and-run driver

A middle-aged man was on Monday crushed to death by a hit-and-run driver on Onitsha-Awka Expressway.
Fuji music singer, Abass Akande Obesere has boasted that he is the paramount king of music, with his release, ‘Egungun Be Careful,’ set 19 years ago still making wave today and raking in more money into his pocket.

Abass Obesere: I am the Paramount King of Music

Fuji music singer, Abass Akande Obesere has boasted that he is the paramount king of music, with his release, ‘Egungun Be Careful,’ set 19 years ago still making wave today and raking in more money into his pocket.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court to hear APC’s request for Bayelsa judgment’s review February 26

The Supreme Court has scheduled hearing for this Wednesday (February 26) in the application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking among others, a review of its February 13, 2020 judgment disqualifying the party’s candidate in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State, Lyon David Pereworimin.

Biodun Ogunleye: Why Nigeria operates below 5,000mw of electricity

Nigeria would continue to operate below 5,000 megawatts (Mw), as long as the Federal Government fails to explore the opportunities for electricity generation, the Chief Executive Officer, Power Cam Nigeria Limited, Mr Biodun Ogunleye, has said.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: PDP, Seriake Dickson beg Timi Alaibe over Governor Diri

A former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Timi Alaibe, has turned into a beautiful bride overnight for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State following Friday’s swearing in of Senator Douye Diri as governor.

EFCC quizzes former Abia governor, sons over ‘N150 billion fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a massive probe into alleged looting of over N150 billion by the immediate past governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, and members of his family.

Farida Waziri: Ex-President Jonathan sacked me because I went after oil thieves

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs. Farida Waziri, has said that she was sacked by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for trying to arrest some oil racketeers.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Governor Uzodinma under fire over allegation against INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has replied the Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, that his aspersions on the Commission cannot stop it from doing the right thing.

Police smash syndicate who kidnap kids for sale

The operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) have smashed a child trafficking syndicate, which specialised in abducting little children from their homes and selling them off.
Fresh scandal is rocking the Imo State House of Assembly following the alleged forging of the signature of the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Chiji Collins by his Chief of Staff, Mike Ohaka, in a letter to the Vice Chancellor of the Imo State University, Professor Adaobi Obasi, requesting to employ 46 persons, whose names were contained in the letter.

Imo speaker, other lawmakers defect to APC

The Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Collins Chiji, and seven other members of the house have announced their defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kidnap Victim

17-year-old student kidnapped in Abuja

A 17-year old student of Federal Government College, Rubochi, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja was abducted by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Southwest attorneys general meet over Amotekun

Attorneys General of the six Southwest states are to meet over the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun.

Single mother dies of Lassa fever in Delta

A single mother has died in Asaba, Delta State following an outbreak of Lassa Fever virus, Delta Commissioner for Health, Dr Morsi Ononye has said.

Gemade Estate: Residents pledge infrastructure upgrade, better living standards

Residents of Zone One Gemade Estate have been assured of plans to improve the quality of life for residents of the community, making it that of international standards.
Consultant to the World Bank, Prof. Abel Ogunwale

Unemployment rate set to rise – expert

Nigeria’s unemployment rate, which stood at 23.1 percent in 2018, will not continue drop, a consultant to the World Bank, Prof. Abel Ogunwale, has said.

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Iran's atomic energy agency has said the country plans to quadruple production of low-level enriched uranium and will reach the limit of the stockpile allowed under the nuclear deal within days.

Iran continues work on nuclear programme in spite pandemic

The Iranian Government on Wednesday said it was continuing to develop its nuclear programme despite COVID-19 wrecking havoc on the country
Tyson Fury has reportedly been invited by Manchester United to share his inspirational life story to the squad following his remarkable victory over Deontay Wilder.

Tyson Fury trolls Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder for heavyweight losses

The Gypsy King has been hosting daily exercise videos on Instagram with the UK on lockdown due to the coronavirus.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ deploys 80 medical personnel to coronavirus treatment, isolation centres nationwide

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Wednesday announced that the Nigerian Armed Forces has deployed 80 personnel from its medical corps to all COVID-19 treatment and isolation centres across the country.

YouTube bans conspiracy theories linking coronavirus with 5G from platform

Google-owned YouTube has altered its community guidelines to ensure all conspiracy theories which suggest 5G is the cause or an accelerator of COVID-19.
Aminu Masari

Katsina lifts suspension on Friday prayers

The Katsina State Government has lifted suspension on Friday congregational prayer with immediate effect.