COVID-19: Nigeria temporarily suspends evacuation of citizens abroad
Evacuees would no longer undergo the 14-day government monitored quarantine if they test negative from their countries of residence.
COVID-19: Nigeria considers morning, afternoon classes for schools resumption
“Until we are sure that our children can go to school and return safely without taking COVID-19 home, we are not ready to take the risk of opening schools.”
NFF renews Rohr’s contract, says Nigeria must win next AFCON
Rohr has been in charge of the Super Eagles since 2016 but he is yet to win any silverware.
Obaseki to Oshiomhole: APC will pick governorship candidate in Edo, not Abuja
“It is hilarious to hear that a so-called consensus candidate for the party in Edo State governorship election was selected in Abuja.”
In 2019, Lagos, Rivers, FCT, Ogun earned more than other 33 states combined — NBS
Lagos State alone accounted for about N400 billion of this figure. almost one-third of the total internal revenue of all the states and Abuja.
Edo 2020: Whether it’s direct or indirect primaries, I will win, Obaseki says
Mr Obaseki admitted the role his friend-turned-political rival, Mr Oshiomhole, played in his ascension to his position as the governor but faulted his ways of running the party affairs.
Alleged Fraud: EFCC lawyer’s absence stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial
On March 23, the EFCC arraigned Mrs Oyo-Ita on an 18-count charge of N3 billion graft.
Buhari neither ceded power to Abba Kyari, nor cancelled his appointments – Presidency
When he was alive, Mr Kyari was accused by several officials including the First Lady Aisha Buhari and National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno of usurping presidential powers to take certain actions.
Boko Haram, Nigerian military repeatedly violate children’s rights – Amnesty International
Nigerian military subjects children to torture in prolonged, unlawful detention, the report states.
EXCLUSIVE: AfDB ‘whistleblower’ allegations against me false — Adesina
“Every single one of the 16 allegations against me in the disclosure remains unsubstantiated. I have not violated the Code of Conduct.”
Nigeria records 276 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths
Nigeria records one of its highest daily death figures since the beginning of the outbreak.
COVID-19: Nigeria won’t suspend hydroxychloroquine trial — NAFDAC
The announcement comes a day after the WHO announced a temporary suspension of hydroxychloroquine trials.
INVESTIGATION: Officials indifferent as Dangote refinery violated lockdown rules
With an estimated US$12 billion already invested, and the failure to meet its 2019 completion deadline, there is a race against time to bring the refinery on stream
Coronavirus: Nigeria records 229 new cases, seven deaths
The country has now confirmed over 8,000 cases of the deadly virus.
Nigeria’s economy grew in first quarter 2020 amidst global crisis
The rate of growth however was the slowest in more than a year.
Coronavirus: West African farmers count losses, fear for worse – Report
The farmers say the response to the pandemic has affected everybody because all activities have slowed down
Manager of demolished hotel among 27 new COVID-19 cases in Rivers – Commissioner
Rivers State recorded 27 new infections on Sunday, one of the highest so far recorded in a single day in the oil-rich state.
FG establishes 12 research ‘centres of excellence’ in Nigerian universities
The institutions, which will focus on research in science-based disciplines, will be located two in each of the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria.
AfDB: U.S. govt demands fresh probe into allegations against Adesina
The United States government expressed “deep reservations about the integrity of the committee’s process” and called for a fresh “in-depth investigation of the allegations.”
Produce more, Nigeria has no money to import food, Buhari urges farmers
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, Nigeria has restricted food importation.
Nigerian agencies fight on social media over office space
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) accuses the Minister of Communications of throwing them out of offices given to them by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)
EXCLUSIVE: Obinwanne Okeke surrenders, to plead guilty to wire and computer fraud
Mr Okeke was arrested by the FBI on August 6 in Alexandria, Virginia, as he was about to return to Nigeria. He was later charged with two counts of computer fraud and wire fraud.