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Coronavirus: No Villa shutdown lurking, says Presidency

  Denies banning of some media houses Says no need to panic   The Presidency on Wednesday has given reason this week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting was suspended. “The Council was suspended because of the size. You have over 50 people...

Minister Enjoins Nigerians To Maintain Safety Procedures Against Covid-19

The Honourable Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Sampson Ogah has enjoined Nigerians and his beloved people of Abia State to ramp up personal safety procedures against the dreaded Covid-19 virus while abiding by all government...

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...

COVID-19: FG suspends train services 

  Following the closure of international airports as a result of Coronavirus, the Federal Government has announced the suspension of shuttle services by the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) nationwide. It is effective from Monday, March 23, an official said. Persecondnews recalls that COVID-19 cases...

Alleged Defamation: NCAC ex-Director Slams N50m Suit Against DG, Runsewe

      A former Director of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Mr Hilary Ogbechie, has instituted a suit against the NCAC Director-General, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe at a Federal High Court, Abuja over alleged defamation of character.   Ogbechie, who was...

Minister reveals lack of quarry dust may delay Enugu airport reopening

  Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation has hinted that the only thing that might delay the reopening of the Akanu Ibiam International airport, Enugu might be the challenge of acquiring quarry dust. This is even as it assures that the...

Nigeria cancels all issued, pre-approved visas

  Says no flight into Nigeria from March 21st Buhari will address nation when appropriate   The Nigerian Government has cancelled already issued visas to travelers from the 13 effected countries of coronavirus. This is as a result of the trend of...

Hourly train shuttle on Abuja-Kaduna route to be introduced in fews weeks

    ...NRC makes N200m monthly on the route The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) says it takes in about N200 million monthly on the Abuja-Kaduna route just as it plans an hourly shuttle on the route. “We make between N180 million and N200 million a...

Bayelsa governor vows to work for peace after meeting with Buhari

  Bayelsa Governor Douye Diri, has promised to work for peace in the state in particular and the Niger Delta region in general. He made the statement after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Villa. Buhari was meeting...

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...
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  Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, said Thursday that Italy has been...
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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...