Buhari seeks int’l cooperation against COVID-19 spread

President MuhammaduBuhari has said that only a collective international approach will mitigate the devastating effect of COVID-19. He stated this today in Abujawhile assuring that Federal Government will intensify efforts to monitor,... Read more »

FG to evacuate over 700 Nigerians from U.S. on May 10

NIGERIA has concluded plans to evacuate about 700 Nigerians willing to home from the United States.   This was disclosed in a statement from the Consulate General of Nigeria in New York... Read more »

83m Nigerians live in poverty – NBS

ABOUT 40 per cent of Nigerians (or 82.9 million people) 82.9 million Nigerians lived below its poverty line of N137,430 per year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in its latest... Read more »

Coronavirus kills Zamfara Emir

THE ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another high caliber.   He is Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara, Alhaji Ahmad Ashawhkkggrujo who died yesterday from coronavirus complications,ater being isolated at the Yariman... Read more »

Katsina shuts down three major markets to curb COVID-19 spread

THE Katsina State government has ordered the shutdown of three more major weekly markets in the state. Secretary to the State Government, Mustapha Inuwa, announced this in a statement yesterday. Markets affected... Read more »

Over 50 almajiris from Kano test positive in Kaduna

OVER 50 almajiiris that recently returned to Kaduna from Kano State have tested positive to COVID-19.   Gov. Nasir El-Rufai disclosed this on his verified Twitter handle. “COVID-19 update: The Kaduna State... Read more »

Ganduje accepts blame for Kano deaths

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has finally accepted blame for the recent wave of deaths that rocked the centre of commerce.   He spoke in a statement released by his spokesperson,... Read more »

Expo 2020 Dubai postponed to Oct 2021

PEOPLE wearing masks for protection against the coronavirus, leave the Mall of Dubai on April 28, 2020, after the shopping centre was reopened as part of moves in the Gulf emirate to... Read more »

CBN orders suspension of staff sack in banks

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the bankers’ committee have agreed to suspend lay-offs in banks across the federation.   This agreement was reached at a special meeting of the Bankers’... Read more »

400 COVID-19 patients discharged across Nigeria

… Confirmed cases now 2,558 …. Russian toll soars past 145,000 THE number of patients who recovered from the coronavirus disease in Nigeria has reached 400. A post on Nigeria Centre for... Read more »

Anambra grants COVID-19 ticket waiver to tricycles

… Operators jubilate, commend Obiano COMMERCIAL tricycle or keke riders in Anambra State have been granted waiver for two-month daily ticket fees as part of economic stimulus to alleviate some harsh effects... Read more »