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Scores of Houses, Churches, Schools Others Destroyed As Bomb Explosion Rocks Akure

  In Akure, the Ondo State capital, scores of houses, churches, schools and others have been shattered by defeaning multiple explosions reportedly triggered by bombs being transported to some parts of the country. The explosions which reverberated across the city also...

Obasanjo donates his 32-room Hilltop mansion for COVID-19 isolation centre 

  In a rare magnanimity, Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has handed over his 32-room mansion at Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State, to the state government with immediate effect. The 85-year-old soldier-turned politician  has directed that the imposing facility on one of the highest...

Again, NUPENG assures FG, Nigerians of uninterrupted petrol supply amid partial lockdown 

In league with the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has promised uninterrupted fuel supplies as the nation grinds towards partial lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19...

Lagos Govt. imposes N100,000 fine, jail term for defaulters as lawmakers pass COVID-19 bill

    In a bid to ensure total compliance with its emergency regulations on Coronavirus, Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to that effect. The bill stipulates a fine of N100,000 for defaulters of coronavirus lockdown and one month imprisonment...

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...

COVID-19: FG Releases N10bn To Lagos, N1bn To Pharmaceutical Companies

  In a bold move to combat COVID-19 scourge, the Federal Government says it will release N10 billion to the Lagos State Government and another N1 billion grant to some pharmaceutical companies in the country. The Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan...

COVID-19: After self-isolation, VP Osinbajo tests negative

  After more than 24 hours in self-isolation, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), says he has tested negative for COVID-19. “Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo tests negative,” the Political Adviser, ex-Senator Babafemi Ojudu, announced the result of COVID-19 test conducted on him...

3 staffers in the office of the Chief of Staff test positive for coronavirus

Three staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari have tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19). A presidential source confirmed the development. Meanwhile all the aides at the Vice President’s wing with the exception of his media aide did...

Buhari approves appointment of 16 permanent secretaries 

  President  Muhammadu Buhari has given approval  for  the   appointment  of  new Permanent Secretaries to replace Permanent Secretaries from 16 states to replace those who will retire in 2020, and fill existing  vacancies. According to a statement by the Director of Communications in the Office...

Again, Nigerian Senate loses Senator Rose Oko

  Senator Rose Oko of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Cross River State, has been reported dead. Oko, 63 years old, who was the Chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment,  died on Monday night at a UK medical facility. She was...
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The Day In Pictures: Buhari, minister of health and DG NCDC at the Villa

  President, Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with the Minister of Health, Prof Osagie Ehanire, and the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre...

What triggered Akure explosion, by Gov. Akeredolu

  The multiple explosion which occurred about two kilometres to Akure Airport in the wee-hours of Saturday was triggered by a fire which ignited a...

Scores of Houses, Churches, Schools Others Destroyed As Bomb Explosion Rocks Akure

  In Akure, the Ondo State capital, scores of houses, churches, schools and others have been shattered by defeaning multiple explosions reportedly triggered by bombs...

Davido says his fiancé Chioma has coronavirus

  Music star Davido said Friday that his fiancé has tested positive for the coronavirus. He made the announcement on his Twitter page. Hey everyone ! I...