COVID-19: Nigerian drug stores hike hydroxychloroquine price to over N50,000
The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission says it is investigating the matter.
Abuja authorities announce school resumption for exit students
Students in JSS3 and SS3 are expected to return to school to begin preparation for their final examinations.
EFCC secures final forfeiture of N827.6 million from NDDC contractors
Flank Power Resources Limited and GMFD Ventures Limited allegedly collected money and abandoned contracts.
70% of revenue shared between federal govt, states in July from tax — FIRS
“Only 30 per cent of revenue shared in July among the three tiers of government came from revenue generating-agencies like the NNPC) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)”.
Prices of tomatoes, rice, yam, eggs increase in June — NBS
Food prices generally rose in June across the country
Illegally detained lawyer sues SSS DG for flouting court judgment
Gabriel Ogbonna has spent over three months in the custody of the State Security Service (SSS) despite a court order for his release
Planned protest over corruption in NDDC, others ‘ill-advised’ — Presidency
A presidential spokesperson says the plan is an attempt to “stampede” the administration.
Nigerian govt asks schools to communicate reopening dates to parents
The government says most schools will reopen on Tuesday while others will continue to fine tune their preparations in the coming days for reopening.
Malabu Scandal: Judge chides EFCC over delay in filing amended charges against Adoke
Justice Ekwo refused EFCC’s request for a stand down and adjourned the matter to August 4, for the continuation of trial.
Chamber of Commerce lists draconian NIPOST guidelines that must be removed
A courier operator must contribute to the postal fund, could be compelled to render free services and must not deliver certain items weighing below 0.5kg.
EXPLAINER: CBN’s new GSI Policy: What bank customers need to know
The GSI policy will facilitate improved credit repayment culture in the country and reduce non-performing loans.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records 304 new cases, lowest in two weeks
The latest update of 304 cases is lower than the 386 cases recorded on Saturday, and the 462 and 481 reported on Thursday and Friday.
FRSC demotes officers, prosecutes tricycle rider involved in assault
The unclad rider, who was reportedly arrested for driving against traffic, also destroyed the agency’s patrol vehicle.
SERAP asks court to compel Buhari to publish loans taken since 2015
The group further asked the court to order President Buhari to publish the names of countries and bodies that have given the loans to Nigeria.
World Breastfeeding Week: WHO, UNICEF advocate enhanced skilled counselling for nursing mothers
“Breastfeeding counselling can help mothers to build confidence while respecting their individual circumstances and choices.”
World Hepatitis Day, COVID-19 pandemic, others dominate health stories last week
Nigeria recorded its lowest cases of COVID-19 infections in two weeks on Saturday
July Review: First female pilot, Buhari’s associate, ex-ministers, other prominent Nigerians who passed away
While some of them died of COVID-19, some died of undisclosed ailments, while the cause of some could not be ascertained. Only Ms Arotile was involved in an accident that claimed her life.
COVID-19 Weekly Review: Nigeria records more recoveries, fewer infections, deaths
In the past month, the figures have been fluctuating, which suggest that Nigeria is not close to flattening the curve of the pandemic.0
China Loan: Nigeria will pay back in 20 years – Amaechi
Mr Amaechi said the country has started repaying its loans, including those taken by the Goodluck Jonathan administration.
Governor’s convoy attacked, Daura rejects zoning, other major political news last week
Godswill Akpabio also named lawmakers who allegedly got NDDC contracts.
REPORTER’S DIARY: A day with Amotekun, illegal Chinese miners in Osun
A PREMIUM TIMES reporter joined the southwest regional security outfit for a raid.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records lowest number of cases in two weeks
Almost half of the new infections (150) on Saturday were found in Abuja.
Lagos reopens churches, mosques as COVID-19 cases decline
The Lagos government also directs the reopening of schools. Night clubs and cinemas are to remain closed.
Aubameyang scores twice as Arsenal win 14th FA Cup
Arteta is the first person to win the FA Cup with Arsenal as both captain and manager.