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President Buhari spending Eid-el-Fitr with family at home

  President Muhammadu Buhari will be spending the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations with his family at home. This is in observance of the lockdown measures in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, put in place "to save lives and protect people from all dangers." This...

Breaking: NIPOST Abuja headquarters on fire

  The headquarters of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) in Abuja was on Wednesday engulfed in flames.   The fire which affected the second floor of the building located in Garki area of the nation's capital, broke out in the morning.   Staff members...

FAAN, NAMA, others get marching orders to relocate to Abuja

  A marching order has been given to all aviation agencies operating in Lagos airport to relocate their headquarters to Abuja within 45 days. The order, according to the Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, is aimed at cutting cost of...

WHO to begin drug trial in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, FCT, others — Minister

      The World Health Organization (WHO) is to carry out COVID-19 treatment regimen solidarity trial in Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna, Sokoto, Kano and the Federal Capital Territory. More than 100 countries are to also participate in WHO’s “solidarity trial treatment”. The initiative is...

As FG Prepares Phased and Gradual Easing of Lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja, Nigeria Records 10 New Coronavirus Death

As most of Lagos and Abuja heads into the last weekend of a shutdown, the country recorded 10 new deaths tied to the novel coronavirus Friday, including 92 new cases in Kano State. Overall, 238 new cases of the virus...

Kyari’s burial: NUJ wants PTF members, other attendees to keep off COVID-19 media briefings

    The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has urged members of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 and other attendees at the burial of Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, to stay away from the...

INEC headquarters, Abuja, on fire

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Abuja, was on Friday morning torched. It was not, however, clear if the fire affected the stores and data section but sources said the Media Centre was destroyed. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information...

Corporate Affairs Commission Abuja HQ on fire

  Barely eight days after the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation in Abuja was torched, the headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has been gutted by fire. The fire which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday started...

Nigeria closing airports for all International Flights

Effective from Monday March 23, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos; and Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, will be shut against international flights as part of efforts to curtail the coronavirus pandemic. The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt....

Emirates to suspend flights to Abuja from March 22 due to coronavirus

  Emirates Airlines will suspend its flights to Abuja due to the coronavirus, which has forced several countries to close their borders to control its spread. Per Second News gathered that starting March 22 until further notice, No Emirates flight will...
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PANDEF’s claim of marginalization: NNPC says top management appointments based on merit

  21 Southerners including South-south are atop of managements in NNPC, subsidiaries.   Contrary to allegations of lopsidedness in management appointments at...
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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travels from Brazil

  President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that it was restricting entry for travelers from Brazil, which ranks only behind the United States in the...

Nigeria’s Communications Minister Has Always Degraded Women – Abike Dabiri

  Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has said Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has a long...

Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery: Elumelu Moderates as Presidents, US Senator Coons, Other Leaders Brainstorm at UBA Africa Conversations 2020 

    The President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah and United States Senator Chris Coons are among a high-level leadership...

Abike Dabiri-Erewa told a big, fat lie – Minister of Communications

    Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, on Sunday issued a stark warning for Nigerias to “ignore the lies" and insist on the truth...