Coronavirus: Expect new directives from Buhari on Monday, SGF tells Nigerians

Nigerians should expect new directives on Monday as the movement restriction put in place to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 virus ends on...

New report highlights various dimensions to farmers-herders conflict in Nigeria

The violence in Nigeria’s northwest is rooted in the intense competition for land between Hausa farmers and Fulani herders, both of whom respectively mobilise...

Anambra gets approved COVID-19 testing Lab

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has approved Accunalysis Diagnostic Centre, a laboratory in Nnewi Anambra State as the 26th lab to the...

Coronavirus: Nigeria records 338 new cases, total nears 6,000

Nigeria, on Sunday, recorded 338 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of cases inched closer to 6,000. Six people were also confirmed...

Nigeria records 338 new cases, total nears 6,000

Nigeria, on Sunday, recorded 338 new cases of COVID-19 as the total number of cases inched closer to 6,000. Six people were also confirmed...

Coronavirus: Nigeria impounds British aircraft

The Nigerian government has impounded an aircraft owned by a United Kingdom company for operating commercial flights into Nigeria as the country battles coronavirus. The...

Lagos considers full reopening of economy, worship centres

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said Lagos State Government is considering full reopening of its economy and worship centres. “But, the move will not be pushed...

Wike’s spokesperson, Simeon Nwakaudu, is dead

Governor Nyesom Wike’s media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, is dead. The Commissioner for Information in Rivers State, Paulinus Nsirim, disclosed this in a statement...

INTERVIEW: COVID-19: What we discussed with Buhari

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, led members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to...

Nigeria’s Taiwo Awoniyi scores first Bundesliga goal

Nigeria youth international, Taiwo Awoniyi,l has finally scored his first goal in the German top flight. Awoniyi ended his wait for his first Bundesliga goal...

FG gives Kano 139 truckloads of foodstuff

The federal government said it has delivered a total of 139 truckloads of foodstuff to the government of Kano State for distribution to the...

Madagascar records first COVID-19 death

Madagascar has registered its first death from Coronavirus. The country’s national COVID-19 taskforce announced on Sunday that the victim is a 57-year-old medical worker who...

Nigerian basketball star distributes relief materials

A member of Nigeria’s national basketball team, D’Tigers, Kelechi Anuna, has donated COVID-19 relief materials to some residents in his home town, Mbieri, in...

Bribery allegations against Keshi baseless

A former Super Eagles assistant manager, Valere Houdonou, has joined the raging debate stirred up by bribery allegations levelled by some ex-national team players...

Mauritius, Eritrea, Cambodia among countries with no active cases

Coronavirus might have plagued about 213 countries and territories in the world, but no fewer than six of these countries currently do not have...

Photos: Buhari receives briefing from Presidential Task Force on COVID-19

President Buhari today Sunday, May 17, received a situation report from members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The President in March, imposed a...

COVID-19: Madagascar records first coronavirus pandemic death

Some weeks after developing a herbal mixture claimed to be capable of dealing with the coronavirus, Madagascar, on Saturday, May 16, recorded its first...

Doting husband and wife celebrate 15th wedding anniversary with their 11...

A black American couple has left members of the internet community inspired with their love story, as they celebrate 15 solid years of being...

Promasidor Contributes over N280 Million in Cash, Food Products towards COVID-19...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world with numbers of confirmed cases increasing astronomically daily in Nigeria and globally, Promasidor Nigeria Ltd...

INTERVIEW: Low budgetary releases limiting effectiveness of Nigeria’s military

Babajimi Benson is the chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Defence. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Mr Benson who represents Ikorodu...

Bauchi governor extends tenures of LG chairpersons, postpones council polls

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Sunday swore in four local government caretaker committee chairpersons following the extension of their tenures by...

Gambari’s appointment excites Governors – Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed excitement over the appointment of Ibrahim Gambari as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. The forum...

Oyo shuts down company after 30 employees test positive

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, said a company in Ibadan South West Local Government Area has been shut down after 30 of its...

Presidency announces ‘major proactive’ military operation in Katsina

A day after scores of residents of a Katsina community blocked a highway to protest incessant attacks by armed bandits, the presidency announced the...

Insecurity: University lecturer killed in Jos, businessman kidnapped in Makurdi

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the killing of Nandi Drenkat, a lecturer with the University of Jos, by gunmen. Edward Egbuka, the Commissioner...

Nigeria records 3,947 road crashes, 1,758 deaths between January and March

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has recorded 3,947 road crashes and 1,758 deaths in the first quarter of 2020. The Corps Public Education Officer,...

Over 1400 lives lost to violence in Nigeria between January and...

At least 1,416 lives have been lost to violence in the first quarter of this year in Nigeria, a new report by Global Rights...

Coronavirus: Three Nigerians evacuated from Dubai test positive

Three out of the 256 Nigerians recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for coronavirus in Lagos, an official has said. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos...

“I feed a lot of hungry people daily” – Bobrisky brags...

Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye mostly addressed as Bobrisky has shared some screenshots of his conversation with a number of people that he claimed...

Buhari extends Akabueze’s tenure as DG Budget Office

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Benjamin Akabueze as Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation. The renewal was contained in a...