Fruit juice kills 10, endangers 400 lives in Kano

... Lagos, C' River, Sokoto warn residents KANO State Government yesterday, said 10 people had died and 400 others...

In Oyo, NOA tasks youths on capacity building

IN AN Effort to reposition and encourage the youths to get more involved in national development, the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Oyo...

Army officers wives donate food items, cash to widows in Oyo

NIGERIAN Army Officers Wives Association NAOWA, on Tuesday donated foodstuffs, cash and clothes to widows of falling officers as well as members...

Communal clashes: Ebonyi donates 100 motorcycles to security agencies

EBONYI State Government has donated 100 motorcycles to security agencies in the state to enable them aid the process of restoring peace...

Oyo to partner body on food production, exportation

OYO State Governor, Seyi Makinde has said that the present administration in the state would partner the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC)...

EEDC blames rainstorm for inadequate power supply

THE Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) has attributed the loss of supply currently being experienced in parts of its network to the...

FG lifts ban on SIM registration

FEDERAL government has approved the activation of new SIM card registration with mandatory National Identity Number linking, starting from April 19, 2021.

In Enugu, ESUT patients protest against poor food, sanitation

PATIENTS and their relatives recently embarked on a protest against poor food offered to patients and poor sanitation in the hospital as...

Nigeria’s crude oil production per day unknown – NEITI

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, Orji Ogbonnaya Orji has stated that no Nigerian knows the exact...

Osinbajo commends Abiodun on digital economy

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday commended Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, over the launching of Ogun Digital Economy Infrastructure Project in...

Africa uncertain of second COVID-19 vaccine arrival

UNCERTAINTY now hangs over Africa's COVID-19 vaccine rollout and vaccination campaign, due to a shortage of vaccine doses across the continent.

More 7,359 Nigerians take COVID-19 jabs

... Total figure nears two million THE number of eligible people who have taken their first dose of the...

COVID-19: India records 217,000 virus cases, 1,185 deaths in 24hrs

INDIA saw an unprecedented surge of 217,353 coronavirus cases today as authorities impose further restrictions to contain a severe second wave of...

In Osun, youths protest man’s death after eating at child christening

SOME youths, yesterday, blocked Ikirun/Ada Road in Iragbiji,  hometown of the state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola to protest the death of a man,...

Anambra guber election: APC slates June 12 for primaries

ALL Progressives Congress, (APC) has announced that the party will hold its primary election for Anambra governorship election on June 26.

Expect continuity, Buhari tells Nigerians on return from London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians to expect continuity from his government after he returned from a medical trip to London, the...

Gunmen kidnap Ekiti monarch

GUNMEN have attacked the palace of the traditional ruler of Ilemeso Ekiti, David Oyewumi, and kidnapped the monarch.  ...

Lagos inaugurates Red Line Rail to ease transportation

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday flagged off the Red line rail project which, when completed, has the capacity to commute at...

Police deploy 17,500 personnel for Rivers LG poll

POLICE authorities have deployed 17,500 officers to provide security before, during, and after the local government election in Rivers State.

COVID-19 vaccine safety: Between perception and reality

THE announcement from the Joint Committee on Vaccines and Immunisation (JCVI) recommending the use of alternative vaccines to the AstraZeneca jab for...

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China ready to step up climate change cooperation with France, Germany

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Food prices soar in West Africa amid conflicts, COVID-19 – WFP

ACCORDING to World Food Programme (WFP), food prices in West Africa have jumped more than 30% since last year to their highest...

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Lightening kills eight-yr-old pupil in Bayelsa

AN EIGHT-year-old student of Matha Day Secondary School, Imiringi, in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Master Stephen Akana, has been...

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