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86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on […]

317 Stranded Nigerians In UK Arrive In Abuja

The Nigerian government has evacuated 317 more citizens stranded in the United Kingdom as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) announced the arrival of the returnees, including nine infants on Sunday, June 28, 2020, via its Twitter handle. It explained that the Air Peace flight conveying the Nigerians touched […]

Edo Governorship Election: PDP Issues Governor Obaseki Certificate Of Return

Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has received his Certificate of Return from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Party, on its Twitter handle, confirmed that the certificate was issued on Saturday, June 27, 2020, by the PDP National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus in Abuja. Mr Secondus also […]

COVID-19:145 Nigerians Stranded In Sudan Return Home

Another 145 Nigerians who were stranded in Sudan have returned to the country. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission announced this via its Twitter handle on Friday, June 26, 2020. According to NIDCOM, the returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 12:45 pm, via Air Sudan. All evacuees will now proceed on […]

APC NEC Dissolves National Working Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. This formed part of decisions taken on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the meeting of the APC National Executive Council held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Channels TV reports that the Party took the decision to […]

Appeal Court Affirms Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC National Chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as a member and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ruling on the interlocutory appeal filed by Comrade Oshiomhole, on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the appellate Court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court delivered […]

FG Fines UK-Based Airline ₦1 Million For Violating Aviation Regulation

The Federal Government has fined a UK-based airline with the sum of ₦1 million by for violating COVID-19 commercial flights’ ban regulation. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the fine was the maximum penalty provided for in the country’s civil aviation regulations. The Federal Government had banned international and local flights in the country […]

Coronavirus: Nigeria Reports 313 More Cases, Total Infections Hit 7,839

Despite efforts by the Federal Government to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the World, cases in Nigeria has increased further on Sunday, May 24, 2020, with 313 cases reported. The new cases, confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Twitter, took the Country’s total infections to 7,389 out of […]

Reps Question Health Minister On Whereabouts, Activities Of Chinese Doctors

Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding full details of the activities and whereabouts of the Chinese Doctors. The Lawmakers at their plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 3020, said they are not satisfied with the statement of the Minister that the Chinese Doctorate are not guests […]

Senator Accuses Military Of Abandoning Constituency In Sokoto

The Lawmaker representing Sokoto East Senatorial District, Senator Ibrahim Gobir, has accused the Military of abandoning the people of his constituency in the time of distress. He made the allegation during plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. In his contribution to a motion raised by […]