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Senator Rochas Okorocha has stood in defense of the Almajiri, insisting that Northern Governors have been unfair in their dealings with the child urchins.
The government said on Saturday it was still awaiting the delivery of equipment that would enable the truck and 12 GeneXpert machines in the several general hospitals to increase the number of testing labs.
Kaduna State government has disclosed that a four-month-old child, who earlier tested positive to COVID-19, has been discharged after testing negative for the virus.
The Federal Capital Territory FCT Ministerial Task-team on the Enforcement of COVID-19 Restrictions has arrested 74 persons travelling through the city to other parts of the country.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Wednesday unveiled emergency ventilators produced by its researchers to support government on the fight against coronavirus pandemic. ]
The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, has announced that ventilators locally produced by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) are now ready for use and will soon be unveiled for the treatment of COVID-19 and other respiratory-related diseases.
El-Rufa’i said on his Twitter handle, that the new cases were recorded in the 4 Local Government Areas of Kaduna North, Zaria, Chikun and Sabon-Garig
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved and augmented by the sum of N118 million, the completion of the Ose-Akwa Bridge in Anambra.
Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic. Niger State has recorded its first COVID-19 death out of the 22 positive cases recorded in the state since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The Kaduna State Ministry of Health has said a four-month-old girl is among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.
Barely a year after the Ministry of Aviation debunked the claim that it ordered the relocation of agencies’ headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the Ministry has once again directed the parastatals to move their corporate headquarters to the capital city.
The Police Command in Kaduna on Thursday confirmed the abduction of the Vice-Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Kaduna State chapter, Shu’aibu Idris-Lauge, and his daughter.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three additional laboratories, bringing the total number of laboratories in the country to 23.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Navy at the weekend moved to ameliorate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its host communities, stating that the current situation has brought untold hardship to the people.
The Borno Police Command has arrested 71 suspects for alleged kidnap, rape and procession of marijuana in various parts of the state.
South Africa will allow most economic sectors including mining and manufacturing to fully resume operations from next month as the country further eases coronavirus lockdown regulations, the government said on Thursday.
The World Health Organisation and its sister agency, UNICEF, have encouraged women to continue to breastfeed during the pandemic, even if they have confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection.
Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, has inaugurated a housing estate to resettle some of the Bakassi displaced people as part of activities marking his first term in office.