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COVID-19: FG restricts Passengers from Brazil, India, Turkey
COVID-19: FG restricts Passengers from B...

COVID-19: FG restricts Passengers from Brazil, India, Turkey

The Federal Government has resolved to  deny non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India or Turkey within 14 days entry into Nigeria. This decision was part of the decisions reached by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 following increasing cases of... read more »

Gov Ganduje Set to Establish Centre for Hermaphrodites in Kano   
Gov Ganduje Set to Establish Centre for ...

Gov Ganduje Set to Establish Centre for Hermaphrodites in Kano   

The Government of Kano state has expressed readiness to establish a hermaphrodite centre for people with intersex complications in the state. A statement by the Abba Anwar, spokesman to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said the project would be carried out in collaboration with the TETFund Centre of... read more »

Femi Adesina: Hounding the President, Will They Ever Learn?
Femi Adesina: Hounding the President, Wi...

Femi Adesina: Hounding the President, Will They Ever Learn?

From Sunday afternoon till evening, I was harried and harassed with phone calls by some people in the media. Can you please confirm the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari? He came into the country on Thursday, and he hasn’t been seen since then. Information at our disposal says his... read more »

No COVID-19 death recorded in Nine Days - NCDC
No COVID-19 Deaths Recorded in Nine Days...

No COVID-19 Deaths Recorded in Nine Days – NCDC

The Nigerian Center for Disease Control reported zero COVID-19-related deaths for the ninth consecutive day as the nation’s fatality toll remains 2,061. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the country last registered a... read more »

Why I Won’t Take COVID Vaccine – Oyedepo
Why I Won’t Take COVID Vaccine – Oyedepo...

Why I Won’t Take COVID Vaccine – Oyedepo

The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church, aka Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo, has defended his decision not to take the COVID-19 vaccine. The clergy during his sermon at the church’s Covenant Hour of Prayer programme, described the vaccine as illegal. Oyedepo affirmed that despite the... read more »

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Lagos State Govt. eases Restrictions on Social gatherings, Event Centres

Lagos State Govt. Eases Restrictions on Social Gatherings, Event ...

The Lagos State Government has eased restrictions on social gatherings and event centres across the state. This was contained in a press statement titled ‘Lagos State Government eases restrictions... read more »

Fed. Govt. to Continue Administration of AstraZeneca

Fed. Govt. to Continue Administration of AstraZeneca

The Federal Government has disclosed that it will continue the administration of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. It said evidence has shown that asides from being 76 per cent effective at preventing COVID-19, it also prevents severe disease and hospitalisation. Head of Public Relations Unit of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency... read more »

Where’s Your Faith? Pst Chris Oyakhilome Queries Christ...

Where’s Your Faith? Pst Chris Oyakhilome Queries Christian Receiving COVID-19 Jabs

The founder and pastor of the LoveWorld Incorporated, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has called into question the faith of Nigerian Christians taking the AstraZeneca... read more »

FG Warns against Fake COVID-19 Vaccines from China

FG Warns against Fake COVID-19 Vaccines from China

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians over fake COVID-19 vaccines currently in circulation in Africa. It stated that about 3,000 of the fake vaccines,... read more »

There’s no COVID-19 in Kogi – Lawmakers Express Doubt O...

There’s no COVID-19 in Kogi – Lawmakers Express Doubt Over Taking Vaccine

Federal lawmakers from Kogi State have said they are indecisive on whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Senate receive a... read more »

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Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys

Adesina: Buba Marwa and the Bad Guys

New things are happening at the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and suddenly, there’s a throwback to the 1996-1999 Lagos State, when the then Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa was the... read more »

Man Excretes 86 Wraps of Cocaine at Abuja Airport

Man Excretes 86 Wraps of Cocaine at Abuja Airport

A suspected drug trafficker intercepted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has excreted 86 wraps of cocaine, according to the agency. NDLEA’s spokesperson, Jonah Achema, said the suspect, Oluchukwu Onu Friday, aged 39, was arrested during the outward clearance of India bound... read more »

Ogun Police Arrest Nine Suspected Land Grabbers

Ogun Police Arrest Nine Suspected Land Grabbers

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Sunday arrested nine suspected members of a notorious land-grabbing syndicate for unleashing violence on the people of... read more »

NDLEA Seizes Cocaine Worth N28bn From Hair Stylist, Oth...

NDLEA Seizes Cocaine Worth N28bn From Hair Stylist, Others at Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, recovered cocaine worth N21bn from a hairstylist, identified as Jennifer Onyejegbu at the... read more »

Health: Lagos Assembly Calls For Ban of “Sokunday...

Health: Lagos Assembly Calls For Ban of "Sokundaye," Others

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called for the ban and sales of consumption of “Sokundaye” and other hazardous liquid substance in the... read more »

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FCMB MD Proceeds on Leave as Paternity Scandal Probe Begins

FCMB MD Proceeds on Leave as Paternity Scandal Probe Begins

Adam Nuru, the Managing Director of First City Monument Bank Limited, has been embarked on leave to enable the bank duly investigate his indictment in the paternity scandal involving a former... read more »

Red Cross Symbol Not a Religious Sign – Says Red Cross Secretary as the Group Seeks Muslim Community’s Collaboration

Exclusive: Red Cross Symbol Not a Religious Sign – Says Red Cross Secretary as the Group Seeks Muslim Community’s Collaboration

The Red Cross Society in Enugu has paid a courtesy visit to the Chief Imam of the Central mosque in the state to introduce and seek the collaboration of the Muslim community in addressing humanitarian challenges facing the state. Speaking during the visit, the organization’s Branch Secretary, Mr Tony Udegbu, described the Red Cross Society as a... read more »

Red Cross Trains Over 80 Volunteers on Safety, Security

Red Cross Trains 80 on Safety, Security

Over 80 volunteers of the Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu have been trained on volunteer safety and security, African News Today has gathered. The... read more »

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood as Women Conclu...

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

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... read more »

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug A...

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... read more »

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Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto warn residents

Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto wa...

The Kano State Government on Thursday said 10 people had died and 400 others hospitalised after drinking a poisonous fruit juice. The state government had last month said the poisonous... read more »

Resident Doctors Suspend Strike

Resident Doctors Suspend Strike

The striking Nigerian doctors under the aegis of the National Association of Resident Doctors has announced the suspension of its ten days old national strike. This was confirmed by Uyilawa... read more »

Why I Chose to Receive Treatment in Nigerian Hospital, Rather Than Travel Abroad – Aisha Buhari

Why I Chose to Receive Treatment in Nigerian Hospital, Rather Than Travel Abroad – Aisha B...

First Lady Aisha Buhari has adduced her rationale behind favouring receiving treatment at a private clinic in Nigeria over going to London, United K after she fell ill. Aisha Buhari... read more »

Doctors' Strike: You have No Justification for Strike - FG

Doctors’ Strike: You have No Justification for Strike – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday stated that the National Association of Resident Doctors has lost all moral and legal grounds to continue its seven-day-old strike, urging them to call... read more »

“No Work, No Pay” – FG Warns Striking Resident Doctors

“No Work, No Pay” – FG Warns Striking Resident Doctors

The Federal Government has threatened to implement the ‘n work, no pay rule’ if the striking resident doctors fail to resume duty. This was disclosed by the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige during... read more »