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Akwa Ibom Senators petition senate over nonconfirmation of Mary Uduk as SEC DG

Two senators from Akwa Ibom State Albert Bassey Akpan and Christopher Ekpenyong have expressed their disappointment over non confirmation of Mary Uduk who has been the acting Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) director general. They...

Court orders release of Orji Kalu from prison

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the release of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja. The judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, ordered Kalu’s release after ruling...

Police arrest suspect linked to murder of UNIBEN student

Nigeria Police Force have arrested the suspect linked to murder of University of Benin student Vera Omozuwa. According to the spokesman of Edo Police Command, Chidi Nwabuzor, the suspect was arrested after the fingerprint on...

Rights Group demands arrest of suspect in conspiracy, rape of Uwa

A human rights and good governance advocacy group Make A Difference (MAD) has asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to declare one Livinus Elem wanted for his suspected involvement in the gang rape...

Gunmen abducted resident doctor in Delta State

Gunmen,at about 11:30pm abducted resident doctor,Dr Sunny Afore at the central hospital in Ojobo Community,Vurutu Local Government Area Delta State The gunmen disguised as patient in the hospital in the process shot into the air...

Lagos to reintegrate victims of Abule-Egba pipeline fire into society

The Lagos State Government is set to reintegrate victims of the Abule Egba pipeline fire incidence back into the society by end of June 2020 . Reintegration of the displaced 300 persons includes 40 infants...

Former senator Muniru Muse is dead

Former senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian Senate, Muniru Muse, has died. A family source said Muse died at Ahmadiyya Hospital in Apapa on Tuesday morning. “I just lost a very caring and...

COVID-19: Death toll rises to 19 in Katsina

The death toll arising from coronavirus (COVID-19) complications rose to 19 yesterday in Katsina state. The figure which forms part of an update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Monday night, also...

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket flew over Nigeria on way to Space Station

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said the US SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on Saturday into space flew over Nigeria’s airspace on its way to Space Station. In a video by National Aeronautics and...

FRSC spokesman, others decorated with new rank

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has decorated the Corps Public Education Officer, (CPEO) Mr Bisi Kazeem and others with the new rank of Assistant Corps Marshal. Boboye...

Council issues guidelines for private laboratories to conduct COVID-19 test

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has issued guidelines for private sector medical laboratories seeking to provide testing through completely private arrangements for COVID-19. The MLSCN in information posted on its website stated...

Worshippers to wear masks as churches, mosques reopen

• Buhari okays full reopening of banks, hotels, others • Curfew now to last from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., media exempted• Ministry plans safe reopening of schools • Domestic flights to resume June...

JusticeForUwa: Students protest, demand justice for raped, murdered varsity student

With chants of ‘Say no to Rape’ and ‘Justice for Uwa’, protesters, including students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), activists and concerned individuals yesterday stormed the headquarters of the state police command in...

APC not aware of Obaseki’s wish for indirect primary, says Oshiomhole

• Edo gov meets Buhari as colleagues parley with party chair• Court restrains state govt from arresting party head• INEC seeks submission of membership register, delegates list National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Four remanded for allegedly killing corps member

A magistrate’s court sitting in Osogbo yesterday remanded four men for allegedly killing a corps member, one Adebayo Mukaila, in Osun State. The defendants, Jelili Kareem, aged 29, Oludayo Oludele, 34, Awodeji Muyiwa, 36 and...

Labour opposes proposed N20,000 infrastructure maintenance fee for youths

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has opposed the proposed plan by the Federal Government to pay some unemployed 1,000 youths N20,000 monthly to maintain public infrastructure nationwide for 12 weeks. It claimed the...

Bayelsa confirms nine new COVID-19 cases, seals six religious houses

Bayelsa State Committee on COVID-19 has confirmed nine new cases among the 307 cases announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), bringing the number of cases in the state to 21. Co-chairman of...

Let’s live with COVID-19 till vaccine comes, Wike tells Rivers people

• Kicks off free bus scheme as residents lament fares hike Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has told Rivers people to live with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and its consequences until an effective vaccine is...

N4.5tr budget deficit may trigger fresh recession, minister warns

With the deficit financing of the revised N10.509 trillion 2020 budget rising from N1.847 trillion to N4.563 trillion, the economy might be heading for another recession, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning,...

Akwa Ibom discharges two coronavirus patients, takes delivery of medical equipment

The Akwa Ibom State government at the weekend said it had discharged of two of the 29 persons undergoing treatment for the dreaded COVID-19 from its medical facilities. The State Incident Manager and Commissioner for...

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