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Arrest of pilots: FG knocks Gov. Wike, says Caverton helicopter pilots were duly authorized to fly

  … threatens to punish Police Commissioner, Air Force Base commander The Federal Government has reacted to the arrest of the two Caverton helicopter pilots over alleged lockdown violation in Rivers State, saying they were duly authorized to do so in...

FG hands off refineries — NNPC GMD

  … says fuel subsidy removal for ordinary Nigerians' benefits The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will no longer run and manage the nation’s refineries after their rehabilitation. On completion of the rehabilitation, private partners would be invited to invest...

GM signs contract on 30,000 ventilators for U.S National Stockpile

  U.S Health officials announced Wednesday that General Motors has signed a contract under the Defense Production Act to make 30,000 ventilators by August, almost two weeks after President Donald Trump invoked the emergency law against the automaker. GM is to...

66-year-old Briton dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

      A United Kingdom citizen, 66-year-old woman, who returned to Nigeria in March in the wake of coronavirus, has succumbed to the virus at one of the centres in Lagos State. The state has also recorded 10 new cases of COVID-19,...

Osinbajo salutes Tinubu at 68, calls him visionary, transformative leader

  As Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu turns 68 today, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has joined Nigerians and the APC family to celebrate the political enigma, extolling him as a visionary, transformative leader and a patriot. In a congratulatory message personally signed by...

Kaduna Governor El-rufai Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Is Self-Isolating

  Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, he announced Saturday. In a video announcement, El-rufai said his test came out positive and self-isolating at this time.  “The result came in this evening, and...

Lagos bans events of more than 20 people

  Lagos state government announced on Saturday that the state will adhere to guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus and prohibit events that draw more than 20 people. The Federal Ministry of Health had on Saturday confirmed 10...

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...

COVID-19 : FG may suspend religious gatherings, halt Edo 2020 sports festival

• May ban religious gathering, flights from high risks countries President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin City, the Edo State capital. He said with over 11,000 people...

New York, New Jersey, Washington closing bars, restaurants, night clubs indefinitely as US begins to shutdown

  D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Sunday ordered licensed nightclubs to shut down operations, and all eating and drinking establishments to eliminate bar seating while the city works to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. In New York, New Jersey...
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Arrest of pilots: FG knocks Gov. Wike, says Caverton helicopter pilots were duly authorized to fly

  … threatens to punish Police Commissioner, Air Force Base commander The Federal Government has reacted to the arrest of the...
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FG hands off refineries — NNPC GMD

  … says fuel subsidy removal for ordinary Nigerians' benefits The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will no longer run and manage the nation’s...

Covid-19: Chinese medical team arrives in Abuja 

    The expected 15-man medical team from China has arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.  The team came in a chartered Air Peace plane...

GM signs contract on 30,000 ventilators for U.S National Stockpile

  U.S Health officials announced Wednesday that General Motors has signed a contract under the Defense Production Act to make 30,000 ventilators by August, almost...

Nigeria’s $3.4bn facility request receiving attention, says IMF

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria’s application for a $3.4 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is currently under review. “We are...