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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Economy too Fragile for Fresh Lockdown —Buhari
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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Economy too Fragile for Fresh Lockdown —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to enforce a fresh COVID-19 lockdown. He however, called on Nigerians to obey all protocols recommended by health authorities to curtail the spread of the lethal coronavirus. Buhari, who stated this on Thursday via his verified... read more »

AFCON Qualifiers: Akpeyi, Etebo, Uzoho, Osihmen Return
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AFCON Qualifiers: Akpeyi, Etebo, Uzoho, Osihmen Return

The coach of Nigeria’s super eagles Gernot Rohr has submitted the list of players who will feature in the AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone on November 13. OwngoalNigeria reports that Daniel Akpeyi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Joel Aribo, Francis Uzoho and Victor Osihmen are among the five players... read more »

Violence Erupts in Abakaliki
Breaking: Violence Erupts in Abakaliki

Breaking: Violence Erupts in Abakaliki

Abakaliki, the state capital of Ebonyi State has once again erupted in violence as gunshots rent the air in major parts of the city. The violence which began around 3pm caused panic in the city as residents scampered for safety. It was unclear where the gunshots were coming from or who was firing... read more »

#EndSARS: Buratai, GOCs meet over protest
#EndSARS: Buratai, GOCs Meet over Protes...

#EndSARS: Buratai, GOCs Meet over Protest

The top hierarchy of the Nigerian Army, including the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, General Officers Commanding (GOC) of the Divisions and Operation Commanders, are currently in a meeting where they are brainstorming on the recent threat to national security caused by the... read more »

#ENDSARS: NECO Postpones SSCE Exams Indefinitely over Protests
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#ENDSARS: NECO Postpones SSCE Exams Indefinitely over Protests

The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the postponement of the ongoing Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination indefinitely. Head, Information and Public Relations Division, NECO, Azeez Sani, announced the development in a statement released on Sunday. “In making this... read more »

Jailbreak in Warri Prison as Inmates escape amidst Shooting and Fire Outbreak

Jailbreak in Warri Prison as Inmates Escape amidst Shooting and Fire Outbreak

A yet-t0-be known number of prisoners have escaped the Nigerian Correctional Centre, commonly referred to as Okere Prison in Warri South council area of Delta State, amidst heavy shooting... read more »

No Jailbreak in Ikoyi Prisons, fire contained - Officials

No Jailbreak in Ikoyi Prisons, fire Contained – Officials

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) in Lagos has stated that the fire that broke out in a part of the Ikoyi Correctional Centre has been controlled. The service also dismissed fears... read more »

BREAKING: Hoodlums Attack TVC in Lagos

BREAKING: Hoodlums Attack TVC in Lagos

Irate hoodlums have attacked Television Continental (TVC) headquarters in Lagos State on Wednesday (today). The thugs thronged the entrance of the Television station in Ikosi-Ketu area of... read more »

Breaking News: Lagos State Declares 24-Hour Curfew from Today 20th

Breaking News: Lagos State Declares 24-Hour Curfew from Today 20th

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-olu has announced a 24-hour curfew starting by 4pm today, 20th of October 2020. In a statement made available to reporters, the governor said... read more »

#ENDSARS: Edo State Government Declares a 24-Hour State-wide Curfew

#ENDSARS: Edo State Government Declares a 24-Hour State-wide Curf...

A 24-hour curfew has been declared by the Godwin Obaseki led Edo state government. This curfew is to commence from 4pm today, the 19th of October across the state. According to a statement released... read more »