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FG Appoints Abdulkarim Obaje AS NG-CARES

The Federal Government has appointed Dr Abdulkarim Obaje, as the National Coordinator, Federal CARES Support Unit, Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES). The Director of Information, Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Imaobong Udoh, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in Abuja. Mrs Udoh said the appointment […]

Police Arrests 15 Kidnap Suspects In Abuja

Operatives of the FCT Police Command have arrested no fewer than 15 suspected kidnappers at various locations in Abuja. The men were said to be involved in the attempted abduction of the Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Gwagwalada Branch, Mr David Aigbefor. It was confirmed to Newsmen on Friday that the suspects were involved in […]

Minimum Wage: NLC Stages Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has staged a nationwide protest over proposed amendments to the minimum wage for Nigerian workers.  This protest which is being coordinated from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Wednesday, Marrch 10, 2021, is said to be holding following attempts by some Lawmakers at the National Assembly to remove the […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,114 Fresh Cases, 27 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 27 new deaths from the Coronavirus, even as the country recorded 1,114 fresh infections on Friday, January 29, 2021. This was disclosed in the report published by the NCDC in the early hours of Saturday, January 30, 2021. The new cases were recorded in 21 States […]

Governor Sule Visits Buhari, Raises Alarm Over Boko Haram Activities

Nasarawa State Governor Abdulahi Sule, has visited President Muhummadu Buhari and raised alarm over the havoc perpetrated by Boko Haram insurgents in the State. The Governor also sought the intervention of the Federal Government particularly for them to take over the Jitata road in Nasarawa, which serves as an alternative route from the State to […]

IGP Says SARS Disbandment Was In Response To Yearnings Of

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has said the dissolution of SARS is in response to the yearnings of Nigerians. According to a press release signed by the Force PRO, DCP Frank Mba, and made available to Journalists on Sunday, October 11, 2020, the IGP observed that by this dissolution, all Officers and men […]

Nigerians Take #EndSARS Protest To Police Headquarters, Other States

Nigerians have taken the #EndSARS protest to the Police Headquarters in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. The protest which is demanding an end to brutality and extra-judicial killings by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) also took place in other States including Lagos, Edo, Kwara, and Imo. In Abuja on Thursday, October 8, 2020, the […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 201 New Cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced that Nigeria has recorded 201 new COVID-19 cases. The NCDC announced this on its social media pages on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Of the new cases, Lagos State recorded 77; Rivers State recorded 37; Plateau State 25; 13 in the FCT; 12 in Kaduna and Ogun […]

Coronavirus Disease: NCDC Reports 197 New Cases, As Recoveries Push

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 197 more Coronavirus cases even as the number of people who have recovered from the disease pushes toward 44,000. The Agency said on Thursday, September 10, 2020, that the new infections were reported in twelve States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to a tweet […]

COVID-19 Update: NCDC Confirms 438 New Cases, Totaling 39,977 Cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 438 new cases of Coronavirus and 11 deaths, as the Country nears 40,000. A breakdown of the new cases confirmed by the NCDC on Saturday, July 25, 2020, shows that Lagos State recorded 123 new cases with Kaduna State trailing it with 50 cases. Rivers State […]