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COVID-19: It’s unethical to comment on Kyari’s health condition, says  Adesina

  …says Pres. Buhari’s refusal to brief Nigerians regularly on COVID-19 matter of style The Special  Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, absolved himself of blame for his reticence on the health condition of the Chief...

Coronavirus: Nigeria shuts three airports 

  Determined to curtail the spread of coronavirus, the Federal Government has shut three international airports. The airports are Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano; Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu; and the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa. The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil...

CONVID-19 : Dangote says alerted authorities about Indian national, conveyed him to hospital, not concealed

    …currently in isolation at Mainland Hospital, Yaba Contrary to some media reports, Dangote Industries Ltd says it alerted the authorities about an Indian national in one of its construction sites, who complained of high temperature and fever and moved him...

Coronavirus: WHO recommends paracetamol, not ibuprofen

    People, who suspect they have caught coronavirus should not take the popular drug ibuprofen without consulting a doctor, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. "We recommend paracetamol, not ibuprofen in self-medication,’’ WHO’s spokesman, Christian Lindmeier Lindmeier said. Giving the warning on Tuesday, WHO...

CONVID-19: CBN cuts interest rate to 5%, directs banks to restructure loan terms for Nigerians

  For the first time in several years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has reduced interest rates on all its intervention facilities from 9 percent to 5 percent per annum for one year effective March 1, 2020.  The...

FG’s Medical Outreach: A leap in bringing basic surgeries, critical health services to under-served, vulnerable — Osinbajo

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) says the Buhari administration is committed to leaping the hurdle of bringing critical public health services to vulnerable populations especially in the rural areas and other places difficult to access.   According to him, basic surgeries and...

Suspension: Oshiomhole’s appeal suffers setback Appeal Court adjourns hearing indefinitely 

    The hope of the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  Mr Adams Oshiomhole, to vacate his suspension order suffered a major setback on Monday.  The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has suspended  hearing in the case...

APC Rumpus: A Leadership Faux Pas

  With the political situation at the All Progressives Congress (APC) national office in Abuja and its National Working Committee (NWC) fast becoming raucous and the party embroiled in festering leadership crises, it has become imperative and near inevitable for...

Ease of Doing Business: Osinbajo hails World Bank ranking of Nigeria,  urges commitment for sustainable growth

  Impressed with the progress Nigeria has recorded in the Ease of Doing Business and its position in the World Bank rankings, Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo has called for efforts toward ensuring a long-term sustainable growth for the nation’s economy. “What...

Osinbajo restates FG’s commitment to boost agricultural production, collaboration with private sector

  The Federal Government has restated its readiness for increased support for agricultural production in the country using the 12 dams nationwide under its Transforming Irrigation Management Project.   The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) gave the assurance on Tuesday when he received...

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