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89 soldiers killed by terrorists, Buhari mourns

Scores of Nigerien soldiers have been killed by a terrorist gang at a military base in Chinagodrar. The attack happened on 9 January near the border with Mali. Eighty nine soldiers were killed by the...

PHOTOS: Ogoni Women Protest Half-Naked As They Ask Governor Wike To Release Manager Of...

Ogoni Women Protest Ogoni women in Rivers State today staged a peaceful protest over what they termed the ''continuous detention'' of the manager of Prudent Hotel that was demolished under the supervision of the state...

COVID-19: NCDC activates two more labs in Ogun, Katsina

The total number of laboratories with COVID-19 testing capacity in Nigeria is now 28 across the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a message it posted on its Twitter handle, @NCDCgov,...

Amid coronavirus, Buhari’s aide, Garba Shehu invites Nigerians to public event

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has announced a public lecture amid the coronavirus outbreak. Shehu posted an invitation to the lecture on his Twitter handle on Saturday. Nigeria currently has 12 confirmed cases of coronavirus. But two...

Lagos Speaker, Members Pay Condolence Visit To Senator Bayo Osinowo’s Family~

The Speaker of Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, and members of the Assembly paid a condolence visit to the immediate family of late Bayo Osinowo at their Molipa, Ijebu-Ode...

See the new private university under construction in Benue State (Pictures)

The Gboko Catholic Dioceses has began work on its University.The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Most Rev'd William Avenya together with the project director, Rev'd Fr. Hyacinth Alia and few others...

BREAKING: Katsina suspected coronavirus case tests negative

The Katsina state indigene who returned from Malaysia and was suspected to have been infected by the dreaded Coronavirus has tested negative. The Katsina State Commissioner for Health, Engineer Nuhu Yakubu Danja, told newsmen  on...

Boko Haram: Senator Gyang cries out, reveals plot to exterminate Plateau citizens

Senator Istifanus Gyang on Wednesday cried out on the floor of the Senate that there’s an orchestrated plot by Boko Haram to exterminate citizens of Plateau state. This is just as the Senate devotes Wednesday...

Enyimba FC supporters club chairman MR OSSY assassinated

Enyimba FC Supporters club chairman, MR OSSY is dead. The Ideato Imo state born club administrator was killed few days ago in the presence of his kids and wife. Details will be provided soon

NCDC admits making a mistake about the number of Coronavirus cases in Nigeria

Disease Control said it committed an error in announcing confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. It said that the total number of cases in Nigeria as of 10:40 pm on Saturday was 541 and...

Wike signs Executive Order prohibiting burials without govt approval in Rivers, offenders to pay...

A new Executive Order signed by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to check the spread of the coronavirus pandemic has prescribed N10m fine for any burial conducted contrary to the provisions of the order. The...

Edo PDP confirms Obaseki as consensus candidate

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo State, Dr. Anthony Aziegbemi, has confirmed that three of the four aspirants of the party have stepped down for Governor Godwin Obaseki. This is even as...

Why we placed travel restrictions on Nigerians” — US govt makes shocking revelation

The United States has given reasons for imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians and five other countries’  nationals. It said Nigeria did not comply with the established identity-management and information-sharing criteria assessed by the performance metrics. The...

Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad.

The federal government has begun moves to bring back Nigerians who are stranded abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), asked those willing to return to notify the Nigerian...

Minnesota police arrest CNN correspondence on live broadcast

A CNN crew was arrested by police Friday morning while giving a live television report in Minneapolis, where the crew was covering ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd. The crew, including correspondent Omar...

Edo: COVID-19 kills one as 25 doctors go on isolation amid shortage of PPE

The Management of University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has announced that one of the three patients of COVID-19 in the state has died. The Chief Medical Director of UBTH, Prof. Darlington Obaseki, said this...

Covid-19 case in Benue State refusing to cooperate with doctors + other issues surrounding...

As the controversy over the status of the patient lingers , the medical center has posted an update for the public on Facebook. THE TRUTH ABOUT ISSUES SURROUNDING SUSAN OKPE'S TREATMENT AT BSUTH. The social media...

Things to know about the New Emir of Kano HRH Aminu Ado Bayero

Kano State, on Monday, approved the appointment of Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the 15th Emir of Kano. Here are things to know about the new Emir of Kano: Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero was born in...

COVID-19: No new case on Thursday – Kano Govt counters NCDC

The Kano State government has clarified that there was no new confirmed case of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday. The National Center for Disease and Control, NCDC, had on Thursday announced 5 new cases...

Photo Of APC Chairman Languishing In Police Detention On The Orders Of Senator OmoAgege

The Okpe Local Government Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mr Richard Egbo is still languishing in police detention on the orders of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omoagege. Over the...