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The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, General Olusegun Adeniyi has been sent back to school to be a research fellow at Nigerian Army Resource Centre(NARC) in Abuja.

Operation Lafiya Dole commander sent back to school in major reshuffle

The Theatre commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, General Olusegun Adeniyi, has been sent back to school to be a research fellow at Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) in Abuja. His posting was among the dozens...
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

Yobe governor closes boundaries, urges traders not to hike food prices

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has ordered the closure of the state’s boundaries from Tuesday.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno governor announces N23.5 million for families of 47 fallen soldiers

Borno Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Friday at Maimalari military barracks in Maiduguri, announced the sum of N23.5 million as cash support for families of 47 soldiers killed by Boko Haram last Sunday in Yobe state.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

At least 50 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

Boko Haram fighters killed at least 50 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush near Goneri village in northern Yobe state, according to military officials and villagers.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Yobe inaugurates 22-man coronavirus taskforce committee

Yobe State Government on Tuesday in Damaturu inaugurated 22-man taskforce committee to prevent outbreak of the Coronavirus disease in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new permanent services

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation.
The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has launched a national tour of the six geo-political zones to sensitise the nation, especially taxpayers, on the 2019 Finance Act.

Report: FIRS collected N338.1 billion tax in January 2020

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in January 2020 collected tax revenue of N338.1 billion as against a tax target of N620.2 billion.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Presidential committee on the impacts of Covid-19 on Nigeria’s economy to ensure that investments and the business of government continue to run without hitches.

President Buhari: Why I have not revisited IDPs camps

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday disclosed why he is yet to revisit Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps since last year August.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, receiving a visiting delegation of Yobe State Students in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, led by Muhammad Idris, on Wednesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.

Senate president harps on sacrifice, commitment in leadership

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Wednesday that leadership at all levels requires a lot of sacrifice and commitment.
Olurunnimbe Mamora

Coronavirus: Travellers from France, Germany, Spain to undergo secondary screening – minister

The Federal Government on Monday said travellers coming into Nigeria from France, Germany, and Spain would have to undergo a secondary screening at the nation’s international airports and self-isolate for 14 days.
Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, has emphasised on three pillars of trust, confidence and accountability for effective coordination and delivery of Global Fund (GF) in the country.

Coronavirus: Nigeria to begin secondary screening of travellers from high risk countries

The Federal Government is to commence secondary screening at points of entry for travellers from eight high risk countries with widespread community transmission to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunibe Mamora.

Coronavirus: Nigeria adds France, Germany, Spain to list of high-risk countries

The federal government, Monday, added France, Germany and Spain to its existing list of five high-risk countries with widespread community transmission.
Adams Oshiomhole and Bola Tinubu

APC crisis: Asiwaju Tinubu declares support for Adams Oshiomhole

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has declared support for the embattled national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, over the crisis rocking the party.

Terrorism: Group urges UK, US to assist Nigeria

A group, Coalition of Civil Rights Groups in Nigeria has sought the assistance of the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria.
The Federal Government is not contemplating imposition of a travel ban on travellers over the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s second confirmed case recovers, tests negative

The second confirmed Covid-19 case in Nigeria has now tested negative of the virus, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said on Friday.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Coronavirus: Why Nigeria remains adamant to place travel ban – minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday, explained why the Federal Government has remained adamant to several calls to ban flights from Coronavirus (COVID-19) endemic countries, to prevent further importation of the deadly virus to the country.
Gov. Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe has that the North East region was going through a hard time but it will bounce back.

Yobe governor appoints new press and media chief

Yobe Governor MaiMala Buni has appointed Mamman Mohammed, a journalist with newsmen, as his Director General for Press and Media.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

Corruption: Senate president seeks UN’s assistance on repatriation of looted funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sought the assistance of the United Nations on the repatriation of looted funds back to Nigeria.

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Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.

Coronavirus: Abuja lockdown frustrating – residents

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.

Uber pledges 10 million free rides and deliveries for workers affected by coronavirus

Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Coronavirus: Nigeria able to test between 500 and 1000 a day – NCDC

Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria confirms four new coronavirus cases, toll rises to 139

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.

Somali governor killed in bomb blast

Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.