FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitr celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May, 2020 as public holidays to…

COVID-19: FG to dispatch experts to re-engage Yahaya Bello

The Federal Government, on Thursday, announced that a ministerial team of experts would soon be dispatched…

COVID-19: Lagos reduces budget by 21%

The Lagos State Executive Council has approved review of the state’s 2020 Budget by 21 per…

IOC President: Tokyo Games will be cancelled if not held in 2021

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach, says the 2020 Tokyo Games would have to be…

Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria’s economy heading towards recession

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the economy is heading towards…

Why some COVID-19 patients dance in isolation centres, NCDC DG explains

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says some COVID-19 patients dance in…

Ese Oruru’s abductor, Dahiru, jailed 26 years

The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, has sentenced Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years…

COVID-19: Kano discharges 40 health workers

The Kano state government says it has discharged 40 health workers infected with COVID-19 at the…

Abayomi: Lagos has spent at least N640m on COVID-19 tests

Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in Lagos, says the state has spent N640 million on COVID-19…

Edo govt flays misleading video on Dangote truck allegedly intercepted by NDLEA

The Edo State  government has slammed a video circulating on social media with a footnote that…

Court fixes June 2 for Orji Kalu’s application seeking release from prison

Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed June 2 to hear an application filed by Senator…

Umahi bans movement of cattle in Ebonyi, says ‘I struggle with cows to enter Govt House’

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has banned movements of cattle in the state capital, Abakaliki…

Oil workers account for 60% of COVID-19 cases in Rivers, says Wike

Oil workers are responsible for 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases recorded in Rivers State, Governor…

Petrol pump price may drop in June, as operators explain why NNPC cut depot price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) took the latest decision of marking down the ex-depot price…

Northern govs demand relief funds…say region has 54% of COVID-19 cases

Northern governors say their states have 54 percent of the total COVID-19 cases recorded in the…

Lagos records highest daily toll as NCDC confirms 284 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 284 new COVID-19 cases in 12 states…

COVID-19: You can hold Eid-el-fitr prayers at home, sultan tells Muslims

Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, has asked Muslims to avoid large gatherings during Eid-el-fitr prayers. The…

How NIMCO, 54 other dredging companies defrauded Lagos govt

An interim report heard on the floor of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday…

JUST IN: Fuel tanker crashes into commercial bus on Otedola Bridge in Lagos

Many people have been feared killed after a tanker collided with a fully loaded commercial bus…

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