Tags : NIGER

158 Stranded Nigerians Return From Niger

158 stranded Nigerian migrants have returned to the country from Niamey, Niger Republic. According to the Federal Government all 158 citizens were received by officials of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, and the National Emergency Management Agency. NEMA said in […]

Nine Dead, 20,000 Affected By Niger Floods

Heavy floods in Niger have claimed nine lives and destroyed more than 2,000 homes, affecting at least 20,000 people, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The southwestern Dosso region, central-south Maradi and Tahoua and Tillaberi in the west have been worst hit, it said in a statement. Niger, one of the world’s […]

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 […]

Banditry: Senate Asks Buhari To Extend Military Operations To Sokoto,

The Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the ongoing Military operations against bandits to Sokoto, Niger, Kaduna, Kebbi and Zamfara States. The Lawmakers made the appeal on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, during plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. Senator Aliyu Abdullahi who sponsored the motion recalled that the […]

COVID-19: Three Dubai Evacuees Test Positive

Three of the returnees recently evacuated from Dubai have tested positive for Coronavirus. According to Channels TV, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, announced this on Sunday, May 17, 2020, via his Twitter handle. He said the evacuees tested positive following a test conducted on them and have been admitted to […]

COVID-19: Oyo Records 31 More Cases

Thirty-one more people have tested positive for Coronavirus in Oyo State. The State COVID-19 Task Force confirmed this on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in its latest update on the disease in the State. The Task Force, in a statement, revealed that 30 of the cases were members of Staff of the same organisation based in […]

COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 381 New Cases, Total Infections Now 3,526

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the Country to 3,526. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed this in a tweet on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Of the new cases, 183 are in Lagos State, 55 in Kano State, 44 in Jigawa State, while […]

Oyo Records Six New Cases Of Coronavirus

Oyo State has recorded six new Coronavirus cases, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the State to 29. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control made the disclosure in a post on its Twitter handle on Friday, May 1, 2020. The post also disclosed that the State has also recorded nine recoveries and two deaths. […]

Workers Day: Niger Govt Calls For Safety Measures

Niger State Governor, Mr Abubakar Bello, has called on Civil Servants and the organised Labour to abide by the safety measures put in place by Health professionals and Government orders aimed at containing the spread of Coronavirus as they mark May Day celebration. In a statement issued on Friday, May 1, 2020, by his Chief […]

Nigeria Records 91 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, April 27, 2020, recorded 91 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the country’s total infections to 1,273. According to the NCDC in a tweet via its official handle, 43 of the new infections were recorded in Lagos, 8 in Sokoto, six in Taraba, five in Kaduna […]