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Delta commends Army for apprehending soldiers threatening peace

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

Delta State government has commended the Nigerian Army for arresting two soldiers in an online video threatening the people of Warri that went viral. The state government insisted that no soldier... Read More →

World's virus toll tops 60,000 as mask debate rages

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

The global death toll in the coronavirus crisis soared past 60,000 on Saturday as calls grew for citizens to wear face masks to halt the pandemic’s devastating spread. New York state, the... Read More →

COVID-19: Reps seek 2-month free power supply to Nigerians

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says the House will pass a stimulus Bill to ensure Nigerians get free electricity supply for two months. In a statement on... Read More →

Pregnant British PM's fiancee tests positive for coronavirus

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

Carrie Symonds, the pregnant fiancee of British prime minister Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus, reports in British media said on Saturday. “I’ve spent the past week... Read More →

Nigeria eyes $1.3bn health fund to tackle COVID-19

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

Nigeria is looking to set up a $1.3 billion (1.2 billion euro) fund to boost its fragile healthcare system for the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday. Finance minister... Read More →

Three arrested for robbery during lockdown

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

The trio of Abass Bashiru (27), Hakeem Jimoh (23) and Mustapha Balogun (25) were arrested on Friday night at Toyota Bus Stop, around Ladipo Auto Spare Parts International Market in Oshodi area for... Read More →

Mask slips: U-turn as leaders tell public to cover their faces

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

Having told their populations that wearing masks was all but useless against the coronavirus, several Western countries have performed dramatic U-turns in the last few days. The rapid rethink as... Read More →

Liverpool put some non-playing staff on furlough

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

Liverpool<br />Liverpool on Saturday became the latest Premier League club to put some of their non-playing staff on furlough during the coronavirus shutdown. The Premier League said on... Read More →

Missing Osun COVID-19 patient found - Government

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

The Osun government says it has found the missing COVID-19 patient who reportedly absconded from the Isolation Centre in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday. Mrs Funke Egbemode, the... Read More →

Nigeria will take 'informed decision' on 5G, says Pantami

Sat Apr 4th, 2020     Comments

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Ali Pantami Nigeria’s minister for communications and digital economy Isa Ali Pantami Saturday said the country has not approved any 5G... Read More →