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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, other government officials and Christian leaders on Sunday attended the interdenominational church prayer service against the COVID-19 pandemic. The service is the culmination of three days of fasting and prayer organised by the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council. Meanwhile, ...
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Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the presidency announced Sunday. “The Analamanga region (under which the capital is situated) is returning to full lockdown,” the presidency said in a statement. ...
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There have been a major reshufflement in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with the announcement of new appointments and redeployments in the National Oil Company, as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen and reposition NNPC for greater efficiency, transparency and profitability in line with the Next Level ...
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The Alakija of Ikija in Ogun State, His Royal Highness, Oba Shamusideen Ayorinde, has joined his ancestors at the age of 88. The sad incident which happened on Saturday threw the people of Ikija Community in Egbaland, into mourning when news of his demise filtered in. Oba Ayorinde ...
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The Ekiti State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. (Mrs.) Yaya Mojisola Kolade has counselled Ekiti residents and religious leaders in the State to exercise more restraints at this time of COVID-19 pandemic; most especially, on the continuous closure of religious worship centres across the State. Dr. ...
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Nigeria has recorded 603 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country, as total infections from the virus rose to  28,167. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday. The NCDC said that as at the June 4, 603 new ...
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The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Nasarawa State, Dr Bulus Peter, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Bulus who confirmed his health status on Saturday said he developed some symptoms of the disease as a result of his fieldwork activities of attending to COVID-19 ...
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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested negative to COVID-19 weeks after he was confirmed positive. In a statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, Ikpeazu submitted samples on Thursday to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Thursday and the result came ...
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of Mr Yahaya Bello as the governor of Kogi State. A five-man panel of justices of the court upheld Governor Bello’s election in a judgement delivered on Saturday in the nation’s capital. The court had dismissed the ...
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President Donald Trump has told supporters at July 4 celebration that racial justice protests threaten foundations of US society. Trump who railed against “angry mobs” warned thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore that protesters that tried to tear down statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures were ...
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