Reps move to halt almajiri repatriation

MEMBERS of House of Representatives have called on the Federal Government to intervene and immediately halt the repatriation of the almajiri children to their states of origin.   This formed part of... Read more »

COVID-19: WHO to begin drug trial in Lagos, Ogun, FCT, others

LIGHT traffic passes with downtown in the background at dusk in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic on April 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California   Nigeria has joined other countries to... Read more »

Five coronavirus patients burnt to death in hospital

FIVE coronavirus patients were burnt to death in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a Russian hospital.   The accident happened today morning when fire broke out from a short-circuit in a... Read more »

Anambra trains teachers on post-pandemic teaching modalities

TRAINING of primary and secondary schools on post-COVID-19 modalities has commenced in Anambra State.   The Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, disclosed this during in a chat with the media... Read more »

FG warns on early resumption of schools

THE Federal Government has warned against resumption of any school at any level, saying all schools remained closed.   National Universities Commission (NUC) gave the warning while reminding Vice Chancellors of Universities... Read more »

Catholic bishops donate over 400 hospitals for COVID-19 treatment centres

THE Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has offered over 400 health facilities across the nation to now be used as COVID-19 isolation centres.   Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19... Read more »

Households to receive N4,200 under pupils’ home feeding

WITH the process of feeding school pupils at home commencing on Thursday, the Federal Government has announced that each household would receive N4,200.   This, it explains, is to enable parents and... Read more »

TB Joshua predicts better life after pandemic

SYNAGOGUE of All Nations Church General Overseer, Prophet TB Joshua says surprises await all people as life will be full of niceties when COVID-19 finally ends.    This was disclosed in a... Read more »

Buhari finally approves Madagascar’s COVID-19 herbal ‘remedy’

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved that the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 takes delivery of Madagascar’s Coronavirus herbal remedy.   Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and Secretary to... Read more »

Nigeria needs over N10t for post-COVID-19 economic recovery – NESG

NIGERIAN economy will require about N10.1 trillion stimulus to significantly mitigate the COVID-19 shock.   The projection was made by Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) in its Macroeconomic Outlook Update released yesterday.... Read more »

Gombe records first COVID-19 death

GOMBE State has recorded its first casualty from the dreaded coronavirus pandemic also known as COVID-19.   The state Taskforce Committee Chairman on COVID-19, Prof. Idris Mohammed, disclosed Tuesday during a press... Read more »

COVID-19: Udom orders closure of livestock markets to stem spread

AKWA Ibom State Government has ordered an immediate closure of all livestock markets in the state with immediate effect to stem the spread of COVID-19.   Governor Udom’s order was contained in... Read more »