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A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor, who laid hand on Coronavirus patients to recover from the virus has died of the pandemic.

Popular pastor who laid hand on coronavirus patients dies of the virus

A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor, who laid hand on Coronavirus patients to recover from the virus has died of the pandemic.

Zimbabwe police accused assaulting journalists during lockdown

An African media watchdog charged Monday that Zimbabwean police had assaulted a journalist and forced him to delete pictures of them enforcing a Covid-19 lockdown.
Barely 24 hours after he appointed him as a member of the Board of Kaduna State investment agency, Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday gave the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi another key appointment.

General Abdulsalami: Emir Sanusi wouldn’t have been dethroned if President Buhari intervened

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari could have saved the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano.

Emir Sanusi’s dethronement: Our efforts didn’t yield results – General Abdulsalami

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military head of state, says the efforts to reconcile Abdullahi Ganduje and Muhammadu Sanusi II, former emir of Kano, did not yield the desired result.

US offers N2.52 billion reward for Boko Haram leader’s arrest

The United States Department of State has offered a juicy $7m reward, about N2.52 billion for information that can lead to the arrest of Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram leader menacing Nigeria and the neighbouring countries.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill over 50 in fresh attack in Kaduna

It was a tragic weekend for the natives of Kerewa village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as suspected bandits raided the village killing over 50.
Plans by the management of the Voice of America (VOA) have reached an advanced stage to set up its North-East Regional Reporting centre in Gombe for easy reach on members of the public who are listeners of the station particularly its Hausa service.

Voice of America to set up North-East regional station in Gombe

Plans by the management of the Voice of America (VOA) have reached an advanced stage to set up its North-East Regional Reporting centre in Gombe for easy reach on members of the public who are listeners of the station particularly its Hausa service.

Nigerian Army intensifies efforts to arrest Boko Haram leader

A Nigerian Army Commander, General Abdul Kalifa Ibrahim, has assured that the military has intensified effort to apprehended the dreaded Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: We released Omoyele Sowore, Sambo Dasuki out of mercy, obedience to court order

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Friday that the release of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, from detention by the Federal Government was based on compassionate grounds.
The former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has finally reunited with family tonight after four years in the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS)

Colonel Dasuki: I have no feud with President Buhari or anyone

A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, has stated that he has no feud with President Muhammadu Buhari who ordered his incarceration for four years despite meeting bail conditions.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Sunday Dare: A new sports sheriff is in town

To start with, we have a new minister. He is a breath of some fresh air after a long period in wilderness when nobody could tell where sport was going with crisis and confusion in most parts in administration.
FILE - People hold placards that read stop censorship during a rally against proposed government curbs on access to some websites in Ankara, Turkey, Jan. 18, 2014.

Censorship feared under Turkey’s new rules for online broadcasts

Turkish media freedom advocates are raising alarms about newly announced government powers to license, inspect and possibly censor online broadcasts in the country.

NGE mourns deputy president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has described the death of its Deputy President, Malam Umar Saidu, as a great loss to the profession. In a statement jointly signed by the Presidemt of the Guild,...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria has been secured from Boko Haram

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has performed well in addressing insecurity and the country is safer than it was in 2015.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Lai Mohammed: Corruption fight will be frontal in President Buhari’s new administration

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 15, 2016 shows the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, the Dalai Lama, gesturing as he arrives for a meeting with young people in Strasbourg. – The Dalai Lama is “doing very well” and will likely be discharged from hospital in New Delhi on April 12 as he recovers from a chest infection, his spokesman told AFP on April 11, 2019. (Photo by PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP)

Dalai Lama discharged from hospital

The Dalai Lama told his followers on Friday to “feel at ease” as he was discharged from a New Delhi hospital three days after being admitted with a chest infection.

Burundi bans BBC after critical coverage

Burundi has banned the BBC from the country and taken its radio off the airwaves, after what the government said was the broadcaster’s “false’’ reporting on secret torture centres.
Atiku Abubakar

APC: Why Nigerians cannot trust Atiku Abubakar

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council yesterday gave reasons why Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, cannot be trusted by Nigerians.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.