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Easter: FG declares Friday, Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday as public holiday to mark the Easter celebration even though we’re already on forced holiday.

Coronavirus: 5 killed, several injured as police, youths clash over lockdown enforcement

According to report, five persons were killed during a clash between youths and police officers enforcing the stay-at-home order due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Kaduna state.

Afenifere: Police finally arrests suspected killers of Fasoranti’s daughter

The National Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, has said the killers of the daughter of the leader of the group...

Coronavirus: Heavy traffic in Lekki as residents flout lockdown order

Despite the lockdown in Lagos State to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of motorists were on Monday stranded in a gridlock on the Lekki-Epe Expressway.

Unilorin Teaching Hospital’s senior consultant suspended  over COVID-19 controversy

The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has suspended Alakija Salami, a senior consultant at the hospital.

There’ll be no petrol subsidy going forward – Mele Kyari

The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has said that subsidy payments on refined petroleum products are now a thing of the past.

Coronavirus: Kwara joins list as NCDC confirms six fresh cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed six cases of coronavirus in the country.

Fake Chloroquine: NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on circulation of 250mg tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians that fake Chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets are being circulated.

COVID-19: No research has linked 5G to coronavirus – Minister of Communication

As the controversy over the link between 5G and COVID-19 rages, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami...

Coronavirus: Nigerian doctors outrightly reject FG’s plan to invite Chinese medical team

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has rejected the federal government’s proposed invitation of an 18-member Chinese medical team to support the country’s fight against coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Communities ignore Buhari’s lockdown order

Residents of some communities in the Federal Capital Territory, Ogun and Lagos states on Sunday violated President Muhammadu Buhari’s lockdown order.

Makinde: Oyo governor announces he’s recovered from coronavirus

The governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, says he has received a second negative test for COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Death toll hit 5 in Nigeria as another 36-year-old dies

The Lagos State Government has announced that a 36-year-old man died of coronavirus in the state.

5G: FG hasn’t issued licence for 5G network in Nigeria

The federal government says it has not issued any licence for the deployment of 5G technology in the country.

Soldiers threaten to rape mothers, wives and daughters of Warri youths for killing their...

Two Nigerian soldiers have threatened to rape the mothers of the youths in Warri, Delta state who allegedly killed one of their colleagues yesterday April 2.

Coronavirus: Areas with highest number of cases in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has released the list of areas with the highest numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.

Abba Kyari: Those behind CSO’s death rumour are heartless – FFK

The former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called those behind the death of rumour of Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, “vicious and heartless”. There has been a rumour — mostly on...

Coronavirus: Atiku’s son speaks from isolation (Video)

Mohammed Atiku, son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who tested positive for coronavirus, has said he is well and optimistic about being discharged soon. In a video tweeted by his, a former vice president...

COVID-19: Buhari’s daughter returns from isolation (photo)

Unnamed daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari has reunited with her family after she returned from isolation over the coronavirus pandemic. It was learned that she reunited with her family on Thursday after she went into...

Coronavirus: Indian Couple names twin babies Corona and Covid

An Indian couple have done the unthinkable by naming their newborn twins as Corona and Covid, names connected with the pandemic raging in the world.

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