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Buhari Appoints Buba Marwa As Head Of NDLEA

Following the end of tenure of Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd), on Monday, January 11, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) as the New Director-General of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Marwa's appointment as the...

JOHESU’s Strike Is Capable Of Endangering More Loss Of Lives- SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha,who doubles as the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has disclosed that Nigeria is winning the war against COVID-19 and strike at this time is...

Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has tested positive for COVID-19. This was made known in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso on Monday. The statement reads: "Subsequent to close contact with persons...

Just-In: Kwara Deputy Governor And Wife Test Positive For COVID-19

Kwara Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi and his wife Abieyuwa have tested positive for COVID-19. Spokesperson of the state Technical Committee on COVID-19, Rafiu Ajakaye, disclosed in a statement that Alabi who is the chairman of the Kwara state Technical Committee...

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...

COVID-19: FG Sets Hazard Allowance At 50% Of Health Workers’ Salary

The federal government has shelved the N5,000 hazard allowance for medical officials and has taken up a new scheme of payment for a period of an initial three months. This was announced during the Presidential Task Force Press Conference on Monday. The new hazard allowance...

We Apologize For Violating Protocols At Abba Kyari’s Funeral- PTF COVID-19

Members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 have expressed regret over the misconduct of some of its members at the burial of former Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss...

Coronavirus Cases In Turkey Hits 5,138 Within 24 Hours

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Turkey rose by 5,138 in the last 24 hours and 95 more people have died, taking the nationwide death toll from the pandemic to 1,101, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on...

COVID-19: Lagos Discharges Two Female Patients After Testing Negative

Having tested negative twice to coronavirus infection, two female patients have been discharged by medical authorities in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known today. Sanwo-Olu said this via his Twitter handle, @jidesanwoolu, on Monday. He said, “Dear Lagosians, I have...

COVID-19 : Akwa Ibom Govt. Gives Details Of Five Cases Reported

The Akwa Ibom State Government has disclosed further details on the recorded cases initially reported by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC). The revelation came after Akwa Ibom Governor, Emmanuel Udom, placed a 14-day lockdown on the state following...
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Banky W, Adesua Etomi Welcome Baby Boy

Popular Nigerian singer Banky W and his wife, Adesua Etomi have welcomed their first child. The couple tied the...
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Kagara Abduction: Crashed Plane Was Scheduled To Conduct Surveillance – NAF

The ill-fated military plane was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure...

Plane Crash: Buhari Extends Condolences To NAF, Families Of Victims

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep sadness over the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft on Sunday in...

Happening Now: Military Plane Crashes Near Abuja Airport (Pictures)

A military aircraft has crashed at the Abuja Airport enroute Minna.

Atiku Felicitates With Former Senate President, Anyim At 60

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has extended his goodwill message to the erstwhile Senate President, Dr. Anyim Pius Anyim on the occasion...