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Feud escalates between Aisha Buhari and Mamman Daura’s family

  The wife of the president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari  has escalated his feud with his husband's nephew Mamman Daura, accusing him of denying her access to an apartment at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   Aisha's broadside came...

VP Osinbajo Says Nigeria’s Support Strong for ICC, Rome Statute

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria backs ICC 100% and fully cooperating with the International Criminal Court (ICC) preliminary examination into issues related to insurgency in the North East to ensure the process is forthrightly concluded. Prof. Osinbajo stated this...

Sadiya Farouq Takes Over Social Investment Programme from Osinbajo

  Amid the removal of the federal government's Social Investment Programmes (SIP) from the office of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, took the reigns as the person...

Air Passenger Slumps, Dies At Lagos Airport Hearing Wife’s Death

The Murtala Muhammed lnternational Airport, Lagos, has again recorded another tragedy as a France-bound Nigerian passenger, Jude Oladapo, slumped and died. Oladapo reportedly slumped while going through the profiling procedures, required of passengers traveling out of the country. The spokesperson of...

Pastor Adeboye slams FG over VAT, toll gates, border closure

A rare criticism of the Federal Government came from the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday as he rejected the raising of VAT from 5 percent to 7.5 percent by the government.   He said the...

Frisky lecturer, son gang-rape teenage girl to death

Amid sex-for-mark scandal rocking the nation's higher institutions of learning, a  senior lecturer, Andrew Ogbuja, is facing trial at Makurdi High Court in Benue, for allegedly gang-raping a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje, to death  with his son.   Ochanya had died...

Aisha Buhari says she fell ill in London during annual holidays

The Wife of the President,  Mrs. Aisha Buhari  said she was ill in the middle of her annual vacation in London.   Last week Thursday the social media was awash with stories of her husband, President Buhari getting set to marry Minister of...

2020 budget: Buhari bars ministers, officials from overseas trip

By Kunle Akinsola To whip his ministers on line for early passage of 2020 budget by lawmakers, President Muhammadu Buhari has embargoed overseas travels by all ministers and heads of government parastatal gencies. The suspension of such travels is to enable functionaries and...

N1trn stolen public funds recovered, says Prof. Sagay

  By Kunle Akinsola As a proof of its anti-graft war, the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) says stolen fund totaling N1 trillion has been recovered. Its Chairman, Prof. Itse Sagay, said on the figure is exclusive of the cash and...

Education company express worry over high rate of Nigerian students seeking education abroad

  Education promoters, Skylandscape Media & Events Limited, have stated that despite the standard that has been set by Nigerian universities, particularly private universities, tens of thousands of Nigerian ‘education-seeking’ students still throng out to foreign universities, in search of...
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  By Dr Adaeze Oreh   The global count of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has since passed the six million mark, close...
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Looking beyond COVID-19: Developing Nigeria’s healthcare system

  By Daniel Obaseki The current COVID-19 pandemic has taken the world by storm and shaken the health systems worldwide. Nations that apparently had advanced and...

After self-isolation, Abia Gov. Ikpeazu says test negative for COVID-19

        After some days in self-isolation for being unwell, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State says he has tested negative for COVID-19.   The governor also said...

COVID-19: FG lists guidelines for reopening of churches, mosques

    guidelines are baseline for states, free to introduce other conditions Ahead of the reopening of churches and mosques nationwide, the Federal Government on Tuesday released...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s 812 health workers infected, now occupies 3rd position in Africa

          …40,000 pieces of PPEs distributed to health facilities   More than 812 health workers across the country have been infected by COVID-19 just as Nigeria now...