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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Coronavirus Scare: Plateau Government Isolates 3 Chinese Miners

Three Chinese miners in Wase Local Government Council of Plateau State were on Friday  diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus disease and have been quarantined. The...

Watford End Liverpool’s Premier League Unbeaten Run

Liverpool have suffered their first Premier League defeat in the current campaign, after losing 3-0 to relegation threatened Watford.  The league leaders lost scandalously to...

Chunk of Debts in AMCON Owed by Nigerians—Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on Saturday said people who take loan will be made to pay back, noting that...

Buhari Sends Delegation to Sanusi over Uncle’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent messages to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sunusi II extending condolences over the death...

Lagos State Pensioners to Enjoy Free Health Insurance Scheme From April

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said that pensioners above 60 years old in the state would from April this year begin to enjoy...

Late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Others Bag KOBA Posthumous Award

The Keffi Old Boys Association (KOBA), an umbrella body of ex-students of Government College, Keffi, Nasarawa State, has conferred posthumous awards on the late...

Buhari Orders Crackdown on Security Agents Undermining Border Drill

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered adequate punishment for the security agents responsible forthe unauthorized release of 295 smuggled petroleum tankers into the country. As part...

Coronavirus: People’s Health more Important than Football, Says Infantino

With confirmed cases of the coronavirus now on every continent other than Antarctica, Fifa president Gianni Infantino, has not ruled out next month's international...

Juventus vs Inter Game, Others Postponed over Coronavirus

Five Serie A matches this weekend have been postponed because of coronavirus, including Juventus' game at home to Inter Milan. Matches at Udinese, AC Milan,...

Tokyo 2020: Funke Oshonaike Qualifies for 7th Olympics, Sets Record

Funke Oshonaike on Friday made history by becoming the first African woman to qualify for seven Olympic Games, as she qualified for Tokyo 2020...

Buhari Suspends Amnesty Programme Coordinator

Following numerous allegations and petitions surrounding the Presidential Amnesty Programme, President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended its Coordinator, Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo. The National Security Adviser...

Coronavirus Patient was not Presented at LUTH—Official

Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, has said that the coronavirus patient in Lagos was...

Lagos Coronavirus Patient in Stable Condition, Yet to Show Respiratory Symptoms—Sanwo-Olu 

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has clarified that the first coronavirus patient in Nigeria was transfered from Ogun State to Lagos State for advanced...

Atiku Tells Buhari to Tackle Coronavirus Aggressively 

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be active and decisive in tackling the new epidemic coronavirus. He called on the...

Coronavirus Threatens  Liverpool’s Premier League Championship Title

According to a report by The Telegraph, there is currently no specific regulation in place for a scenario where the season will have to...

Coronavirus: PDP Berates Buhari For Negligence, Seeks Concerted Effort, Adoption of...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the Buhari Presidency for its negligence and laidback attitude to governance and the welfare of Nigerians leading...

Road Crash Claims 13 Lives in Bauchi

Not fewer than 13 lives were lost in multiple automobile accidents that occurred in Bauchi within few hours intervals. Information gathered by our correspondent has...

UNICEF to Partner with Media to Create Awareness on Child Protection

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), Kaduna Field Office, says it will be partnering with the media and other institutions to create public awareness...

Coronavirua: Newcastle United Bans Handshake

As part of measures to protect against coronavirus, Premier League side, Newcastle United has banned handshake, manager Steve Bruce announced on Friday. Bruce said the...

Buhari Lauds Nigeria’s ‘Strong’ Relationship with Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

The relationship between Nigeria and Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) is strong, and will remain so, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. The President spoke on Friday at...

APRM: Buhari Pledges Support for Second Country Review

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja strongly expressed the willingness of the Federal Government to partner with relevant stakeholders towards achieving a transparent national...

Buhari Mourns ‘Consummate Public Servant,’ Hajiya Halita Aliyu

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to family, friends and the government of Borno State over the death in Abuja of Hajiya Halitta Aliyu. According...

Buhari Congratulates Muhammad Sambo Aliyu on Turbaning as Magajin Rafin Gwandu

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Barr.  Muhammad Sambo Aliyu on conferment of Magajin Rafin Gwandu by Gwandu Emirate Council, urging him to use the...

Arsenal Dumped out of Europa League by Olympiakos

Captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a glaring chance with the last kick of the match as Arsenal crashed to a shocking Europa League defeat at...

Ighalo Scores as United Thrash Club Bruges 5-0

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo scored his first goal for Manchester United on Thursday night as they cruised into the Europa League last 16 at the...

Coronavirus: Don’t Panic, Measures in Place to Control Outbreak in Lagos—Sanwo-Olu 

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged Lagos residents to go about their daily activities and not panic as the first case of the...

NEC Explains how $254m from ECA was Spent, Says No Missing...

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have explained how $254m from the Excess Crude Account was spent between January and February 2020...

Senate Moves to Legalize Electronic Transactions, Criminalize Online Fraud

The Senate on Thursday considered a bill to provide enabling framework that would legalize all forms of electronic transactions undertaken in Nigeria. The bill, if...

Nigeria Records First Case of Coronavirus; Minister Assures Govt’s Preparedness

The Nigerian government on Thursday confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in the country since its outbreak in China.  According to a statement...

No Proper Screening of Passengers for Coronavirus at Nigerian Airports- Senator

Senator representing Ondo North, Professor Ajayi Boroffice, has said that there is no screening of passengers at Nigerian airports  Boroffice, who was speaking during plenary...

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