Nigeria has recorded 1,358 COVID-19 deaths, even as cases of the coronavirus now exceed 100,000.  This is according to the latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC reports that a total of 100,087 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the country so far. The health agency also stated that out […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo believes that in spite of the religious, ethnic and political differences in the country, Nigeria is better off together.  Osinbajo noted this on Sunday at the Interdenominational Church Service for the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, which held at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. The former Commissioner for Justice and […]

The ongoing National Identity Number (NIN) registration appears to be running into more troubled waters, as Nigerians who have turned up for the exercise have been left unattended at various registration centres. This is because workers at the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have embarked on strike across the country. Some of the agency’s offices […]

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has been directed to suspend the planned bi-annual adjustment in electricity tariff until the joint ad-hoc Committee concludes their discussion by the end of January. The directive was contained in a statement by the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, on Thursday. NERC had on Monday, issued a circular regarding the […]

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday that more COVID-19 patients need oxygen in Lagos.  Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed this after closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. At the end of the meeting, the governor briefed State House correspondents on his administration’s commitment to addressing the second wave of COVID-19 […]

The Grammy awards celebrating music slated for January 31 in Los Angeles have been postponed due to COVID-19, which has been rapidly spreading in California, US media said Tuesday. The 63rd annual ceremony’s delay comes less than four weeks before it was set to take place in the shadow of the pandemic that has dealt […]

The South-East Governors Forum have accused desperate politicians of aligning with bandits to stabilise Nigeria. Chairman of the Forum and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, made the comments on Tuesday after a virtual meeting with the five governors of the region in attendance. “The governors are so worried about the killings and kidnappings that are […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of at least one oxygen plant in each of the 36 states of the federation. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced this during a briefing on Tuesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. President Buhari also gave approval for the rehabilitation of five […]

Former artist of the popular P-Square Duo, Paul Okoye has tested positive for COVID-19. The artist with the stage name Iamkingrudy took to his Instagram page on Tuesday to make the announcement. He said, “I know as typical Nigerian or African is very hard to believe 🤢🤢 some will say “experience is the best teacher […]

Nigeria on Monday recorded its highest figure of COVID-19 cases in a day since the outbreak of the disease in February 2020, as the Lagos State government issued a directive for schools to reopen. This was disclosed in a late-night tweet by the agency responsible for the management of disease outbreaks in the country – […]

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