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Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools
Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment ...

Conduct Weekly COVID-19 Risk Assessment – FG Tells Schools

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control has directed schools to conduct COVIDD-19 risk assessment weekly. The directive comes as part of measures to contain the spread of dreaded COVID-19 virus as more states are set to fully reopen schools on Monday. The NCDC equally ordered local governments and... read more »

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians
Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari...

Economy Will be Revatalised Soon, Buhari Promises Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the Nigerian economy would bounce back strongly, given the well-planned policy responses to the economic challenges which are fall out of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said his administration had implemented appropriate policies geared towards... read more »

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%
CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agr...

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10 percent by 2024. Emefiele advocated for a spike in the current four per cent. This comes on the heels of... read more »

Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date
Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date

Ekiti Set to Reopen Schools, Fixes Date

The governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has ratified September 21 for the resumption of primary and secondary schools in the South West state. This comes after the recent approval by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) for the reopening of schools which have been shut since March in an effort to... read more »

Put the Welfare of Your Patients First, FG Asks Striking JOHESU
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Put the Welfare of Your Patients First, FG Tells Striking JOHESU

The Federal Government has asked members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to disregard the strike action declared for Sunday midnight, asking them to “put the welfare of their patients and Nigeria first.” This comes after JOHESU in a statement said that with effect from midnight of... read more »

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Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 Session from 21/09/2020

Schools in Lagos State to Begin Phased Opening for the 2020/2021 ...

The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Lagos State Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has announced the plans for *both Public and Private Schools* resumption in the State after the lockdown of schools as a... read more »

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed all the remaining matches in Africa’s two continental club competitions for a second time due to COVID-19 concerns. The postponement was informed by a surge in COVID-19 cases in Morocco which caused cancellation of fixtures in the North African country during the first two weeks of September,... read more »

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has announced suspension of its nationwide strike. This was disclosed by Dr Aliyu Sokumba, President of... read more »

CBN Defends Policies, Responds to NESG’s Claims

CBN Defends Policies, Rebuffs NESG Claims

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has defended its intervention programmes aimed at stimulating economic growth, saying it everted food crisis during the peak... read more »

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions,...

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Tertiary Institutions, See Reason

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has warned against reopening of universities at the moment as it could lead to second wave of COVID-19 in the... read more »

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Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood, as Women Conclude August Meeting

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood as Women Conclude August ...

The Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu State have sensitised women of Agulu, Umana community in Ezeagu Local Government Area (LGA) on safe pregnancy practices and hygiene promotion on the occasion... read more »

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If…..

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has said the country can be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking if institutions of criminal justice , health and social services work hand in hand to provide long lasting solutions. He said this in commemoration of International day... read more »

Opinion: A President Only Deserves a Second Term Becaus...

A President only deserves a second term because he can WORK, not because he can WALK.

arba Sheu This is the response former aid to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri gave to Garba Shehu’s claim that President was fit to run... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a “Whooping”...

Nigeria: President Buhari Treks a Whooping 800 Meters

In an obvious attempt at showing Nigerians and the world that he is indeed fit, President Buhari today trekked the whole of 800 meters home. Buhari had gone to... read more »

Fitness and Well-being – Exercise Done Right

Fitness and Well-being - Exercise Done Right

Do you know why many people find it difficult to really exercise? Simple! They complicate things for themselves. How? Let’s assume you want to improve your... read more »

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Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention

Ousted President of Mali Flown Abroad for Medical Attention

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, recently deposed by mutinying soldiers was flown to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for medical attention in the late hours of Saturday, a top... read more »

Money Rain as President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan Weds (See Video)

Money Rain at Wedding of President Buhari’s Daughter, Hanan (See Video)

There was no shortage of spectacular scenes as President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan and her groom, Mohammed Turad wedded on Friday. The lavish wedding which had its planners flown... read more »

Osinbajo Advocates Accessible, Affordable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

Osinbajo Advocates Accessible, Affordable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said the distribution of COVID-19 vaccine should not be based on the highest bidder but rather be provided at an affordable and accessible manner. Osinbajo... read more »

Nigerians React to News of FG's Receipt of Covid-19 Vaccine from Russia

Nigerians React to News of FG’s Receipt of Covid-19 Vaccine from Russia

When the news broke today that the Federal Government had taken delivery of Covid-19 samples from Russia, Nigerians reacted with a lot of pessimism and even scorn. While Nigeria’s... read more »

Nigerian Government Approves Phased reopening of Schools

Nigerian Government Approves Phased reopening of Schools

Reviews curfew from 12am to 4am Lifts ban on market, cinema and gym Approves reopening of NYSC orientation camp   The Nigerian government has ratified the phased reopening of educational... read more »