Monthly Archives: May, 2020

COVID-19: 268 Nigerians Return Home From China

Two-hundred and sixty-eight Nigerians have returned to Nigeria from China. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this on his twitter page on Saturday evening. Onyeama said: "They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, May 30, 2020. According...

We Need To Tackle ‘Horrific Scenes’ Of Bed Space Shortages -Ehanire

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has called on states to increase the bed capacity of their isolation and treatment centres to accommodate the increasing cases of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, nationwide. Speaking at the daily briefing of the...

Reopening Of Schools Depend On Opinion Of Experts – Education Minister

The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, has not announced any date for the reopening of schools across the country, the Minister of State for Education, Mr. Emeka Nwajiuba has disclosed. "Until we are sure that our children can go to...

UK Prime Minister’s Aide, Cummings Expresses ‘No Regret’ Over Accusations

The prime minister's chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, has said he does not regret driving 260 miles from London during the coronavirus lockdown. He revealed he had not told Boris Johnson when he decided to take his family to County Durham...

New Telegraph Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare Returns To His Creator

New Telegraph Saturday Editor, Waheed Bakare, who passed away on Sunday night after a brief illness, has been buried on Monday at his residence, in Ota, Ogun State. Speaking at the burial rites for the late editor on Monday, the...

Waheed Bakare: Buhari Commiserates With Media Industry

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with the media industry, particularly Nigeria Union of Journalists and Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the passing of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Waheed Bakare. Buhari joined many Nigerians to send condolences to family of...

Eid Mubarak Messages To Send To Family And Friends

    Today marks the end of the holiest month, Ramadan, in which Muslims observe fast from dusk to dawn. Eid is celebrated after sighting of the first crescent of the new moon. May Allah open the door of happiness and fulfil all...

Pakistan Passenger Plane With 107 On Board Crashes In Karachi

A passenger plane operated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) with 107 passengers on board crashed in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Friday afternoon, according to a PIA spokesperson.  "The plane crashed in Karachi. We are trying to confirm...

Ramadan2020: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday As Eid Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday – May 25 and 26, 2020 – as public holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitri celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government. This was contained...

COVID-19: NNPC, CBN Set To Cater For The Needs Of Evacuees

The leadership of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have expressed their willingness to support the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in catering for shelter and feeding of evacuees. Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, during...
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Court Orders Maina To Remain In Prison Till End Of Trial

Following the return of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team Chairman, Abulrasheed Maina, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal...
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COVID-19: Arik Air Lays Off 300 Workers

Management of Arik Air has terminated the appointments of 300 members of its staff to Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. The airline made this known on Friday...

Lai Mohammed’s Ministry Releases List Of Over 290 Fake Staff

The Federal Ministry of Infomation & Culture has released the list of over 290 fake staff within the Ministry. In an internal circular made available...

Maina Returns To Nigeria After Arrest In Niger Republic

Former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina has returned to Nigeria to face his ongoing money laundering trial. Maina was...

Buhari Ready To Appear Before NASS Over Insecurity Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his readiness to address Nigerians on the rising insecurity across the country through the citizens’ representatives at the National...