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Monthly Archives: April 2020

Buhari Meets Yobe governor, Urges Army to Crush Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the armed forces to sustain the ongoing operations on the fringes of Lake Chad and the entire North East...

Lagos Discharges 12 COVID-19 Patients as Number of Recoveries Hits 199

Lagos State has discharged another twelve COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres, bringing to 199 total number of persons discharged in the state.  Governor Babajide...

Coronavirus Kills 25-Year-Old in Lagos

25-year-old man has died of the novel coronavirus in Lagos State. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter...

Egyptian President Condoles with Buhari over Abba Kyari’s Death

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. In a condolence...

68-Year Old Woman Dies of COVID-19 in Akwa Ibom

A 68-year old woman has died of coronavirus in Akwa Ibom State, taking the number of fatalities in the state to two.  The State Governor,...

COVID-19: Ooni Donates Motorized Modular Fumigator to Ondo

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has donated two motorized modular fumigator to the Ondo State Government, as part of his contributions...

FG Directs Civil Servants from level 14 to Resume Monday

The Federal Government has ordered civil servants in the country to resume work effective Monday, May 4. Head of Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade...

Buhari Mourns Former Borno Governor, Muhammad Goni

President Buhari has sent condolences to the people and government of Borno State over the passing of the first civilian Governor of the state,...

Buhari Condoles with Dr Sani Aliyu over Father’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, over the passing of his father,...

Lassa Fever Claims 39 Lives in Bauchi State

Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic bedevilling the country, Bauchi State Government has confirmed the death of  39 people from Lassa Fever since January. This was disclosed...

Northern Youths can Reside Anywhere in Nigeria, Zamfara Warns Osun Govt

Zamfara State Government has told its Osun State counterpart that Nothern youths are Nigerian citizens who can reside any where in the country.  The claim...

Northern Youths Sneaking into Osun State—Govt

Osun State Government on Wednesday said some Northern youths, mostly from Zamfara State, were sneaking into the state. Speaking with newsmen, the Deputy Chief of...

Sanwo-Olu Bans Commercial Motorcyclists, Says Schools Remain Closed

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has suspended commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada in all the areas of the state.  The governor who disclosed this during...

Aisha Buhari Donates Foods, Medical Equipment to FMC Abuja

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has donated medical equipment to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abuja, to support government’s efforts in the fight...

Former Borno Governor, Muhammadu Goni, is Dead

The first civilian Governor of old Borno, State, Alhaji Muhammadu Goni, has died. He died on Wednesday after a brief illness in Maiduguri. He was...

UNICEF Partners SUBEB to Commence E-Learning for Children at Home...

Towards addressing the gaps associated with the break in school calender resulting from Covid 19 Lockdown of schools,  the United Nations Children Fund, (UNICEF)...

Nigeria Records 196 New Cases of Coronavirus, 7 More Deaths

Nigeria has recorded 196 new cases of #COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 1728. The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Burkinabe President Condoles with Buhari over Abba Kyari’s Death

President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. ''On...

COVID-19: Account for 5bn Intervention Fund Released to NCDC, PDP Tasks...

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to account for the N5 billion released by President Muhammadu Buhari, as...

PDP Commiserates with Gov Fintiri over Mother’s Demise

The Peoples Democratic Party has commiserated with Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, over the demise of his mother, Hajiya Fatimah Umar Badami. The party in...

Covid-19: Lagos Discharges 49 Patients

The Lagos  state Government has discharged another batch of 49 patients who have been certified free from Coronavirus. According to a tweet from the handle...

COVID-19: Government Offices, Banks can Open from Monday – FG

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has said that federal offices nationwide can open from May 4 for workers to resume work. National Coordinator of...

Buhari Sympathizes with Adamawa Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, over Mother’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State over the transition of his mother, Hajiya Fatima Umaru Badami at...

World Vaccination Week: Nursing Mother Calls for Family Planning

As the world marks World Vaccination Week, nursing mothers have continued to share experiences in the successes recorded in the use of vaccines  for...

Arrest of Atheist, Mubarak Bala, Sparks Controversy on Twitter

The arrest of an atheist, Mubarak Bala, by the police in Kaduna has sparked controversy on social media app, Twitter, as many Nigerians called...

COVID-19: NLC Rejects Salary Cut, Threatens Government

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kaduna Chapter, has rejected the 25 per cent salary cut of senior civil servants in the state by the...

COVID-19: Boeing to Lay-Off 16,000 Workers

Boeing, US largest plane maker, on Wednesday announced it would reduce its workforce by 10 per cent as cost-cutting measures after reporting a first-quarter...

COVID-19: Japan Reaches 14,097

Japan on Wednesday confirmed 202 new cases of  COVID-19 in the country, increasing the total infections to 14,097, according to the latest figures from...

NDDC Key Staff on Mandatory Leave as Forensic Audit Begins

The Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) has placed some members of staff on mandatory leave with full benefits, pending the conclusion and outcome of the...

COVID-19: Sokoto Records 3 Deaths – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state. Tambuwal disclosed this in a statement signed by...

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