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The Managing Director of NRC, Engr. Fidet Okhiria, disclosed this on Sunday while speaking on plans of the corporation to disinfect its facilities as a result of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.
As Nigerians live in fear over the coronavirus pandemic, the former Director, Planning and Monitoring, APC Presidential Campaign Council, Theodore Ekechi, has asked the federal government to ban church and mosque worships for 40 days.
Ghana moved swiftly to ban mass cluster gatherings, including prayer sessions in mosques and churches, as the country’s number of infected cases of the COVID-19 pandemic climbed from two to six Sunday.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state, has received the report of the Professor Buba Bajoga led committee on tertiary institutions saying that his administration will study the recommendations at the State Executive Council level with a view to taking decisions and coming up with implementation strategy that will be in the best interest of the people of the state.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is in talks with foreign governments to organise exchange programmes for experts to train teachers on technical subjects.
Digify Africa, in partnership with Facebook, has disclosed that it is developing Africa’s next generation of digital talent through its annual training of select university graduates in digital marketing.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.
The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has warned telecommunication companies, SIM registration agents and dealers against the sale of pre-registered SIM cards as it poses great security threats to the country.
For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
The Act establishes the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission as well as the Consumer Protection Tribunal to try violations.
The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Tukur Buratai, has responded to the joint Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough is Enough (EiE), and BudgIT requesting him to use his “good offices and leadership position to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in the Northeast.”
Hope of ending the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) dimmed on Friday as the union declared that it would not call off the industrial action until the Federal government honoured all the agreements it entered into with it since 2010.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that sensitising herbal and traditional medicine practitioners on best practices would make the trade earn foreign exchange for the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday launched his 2019 electioneering campaign yesterday in a grand style, presenting a document called the ‘Next Level,” of where he wants to take Nigerians.
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Mr Benjamin Bamidele, an Education Counsellor, on Tuesday called on the Federal and State Governments to urgently resolve the impasse over the conduct of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
As the Oyo State judiciary commences its annual vacation, on Wednesday, based on the provisions of the High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2010 and other enabling laws, the placement of area of operations for vacation judges has been released for judges that have shown an intention to work during the vacation so that there won’t be a vacuum for time-bound cases.
For the first time in many years, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, has confirmed Nigeria’s ability to cut its output from 1.7 million barrels per day, mb/d in May to 1.4mb/d in June 2020.
A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of a 55-year-old man, Abdullahi Haladu, at Goron Dutse Correctional Centre for allegedly raping 7-year-old girl.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has flagged-off distribution of fertilisers to 2,000 farmers affected by Boko Haram attacks in northern parts of the state.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to foster safe conducts and usage of personal data in the Nigerian capital market.
Nigeria has now recorded over 30,000 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 following the confirmation of 460 new cases on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
Manchester United take on an Aston Villa side tonight who are scrapping for their lives, captained by a player who is desperate to impress Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the powers-that-be at Old Trafford, Jack Grealish.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a global finance expert and Nigerian-nominated candidate for the position of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General, has said during her tenure as the finance minister of Nigeria, “we saved billions of dollars that were channeled to other priorities”.
Will Smith isn’t known for foul language but had no problem dropping the f-bomb on 50 Cent after the rapper took shots at his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.