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Rt. Revd Manasses Okere, Bishop, Anglican Diocese, Isiukwuato in Abia, has said that the Coronavirus pandemic was a blessing in disguise as it created room for domestic church to thrive.
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have eliminated four armed militia men at Rafin Kada in Wukari Local Government Area and Yojaa in Donga Local Government Area of Taraba.
The Military high command says the Nigerian troops have killed over 188 terrorists in the North East, 411 bandits in North West and Central and rescues 236 victims in various operations in 21 days.
No fewer than seven patients died of coronavirus-related complications in Kano and Ogun states on Friday.
A 66-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, for trafficking an 18-year-old lady to Mali for forced labour and prostitution.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in Benue state have killed the leader of a notorious kidnap group Terugwa Igbagwa aka Orjondu.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday recorded 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,950.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the federal government might be forced to implement another lockdown if Nigerians do not comply with social distancing measures, leading to a new explosion of infections.
The federal government has made arrangements to ensure that prolonged power outages are reduced in the country throughout the period of the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwani Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen in a telephone interview, said that the victim is a female security guard whose samples was taken Monday and had returned positive for the coronavirus.
The federal government has urged Nigerians to use face masks or improvised cloth mask at public places where social distancing may not be practicable.
“You must ignore the Vaccine being hawked in Kano which is called ‘COVID19 Vaccine’. It is yellow in color, it’s not certified by anybody, please don’t patronize the hawkers,” Nigeria’s information minister Lai Mohammed said during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 briefing.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called for urgent measures towards the speedy trial of cases and decongestion of custodial centres in the country in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command, has threatened to seal all motor parks in the nation’s capital if the operators fail to obey the covid-19 Presidential Lockdown Order.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has concluded plan to donate modular fumigators, estimated at N144 million to the 36 states of the federation.
The Seoul Central District Court found Cho Ju-bin guilty of violating laws to protect minors from sexual abuse and of operating a criminal ring to make profits by producing and selling abusive videos.
Daria Nicolodi, Italian actress and mother of leading `me too’ activist Asia Argento, has died at the age of 70, her family said on Thursday.
A torrent of speculations has continued to trail the unusual “disappearance” of North Korean’s helmsman, the all-powerful Kim Jong Un.
The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam said the 2020 Nigeria pilgrims will be airlifted from the Yakubu Gowon Airport Jos to Israel.
Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CONEPD), has applauded the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, for summoning the courage to voice out on the worsening security situation in the northern part of the country.
The Commander OPSH, Major Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, who paraded the suspects at the headquarters of the command in Jos, said the arrest of the suspect came following the recent upsurge in cult-related crimes on the plateau.
Iraq’s Salahuddin province declared three days of mourning on Sunday after a deadly attack blamed on the ISIL (ISIS) armed group, as some criticised the authorities for failing to fight back.
The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Thursday said the Nov. 20 explosion at its oil field in Bayelsa would adversely impact crude export to the tune of 30,000 barrels daily.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has emphasized the need to explore the nation’s vast tourism potentials to create jobs, achieve inclusiveness and address youth restiveness.
EFCC insists former Senate president bought Ikoyi property with monies drawn from Kwara government...
A witness brought to testify in the trial of former Senate President Bukola Saraki before a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has narrated how Saraki allegedly purchased his Lagos properties with funds drawn from the coffers of the Kwara State Government.