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 COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In Rivers – Wike
COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In R...

COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In Rivers – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has threatened to re-impose the suspended COVID-19 lockdown measures if residents fail to comply with COVID-19 protocols. Wike said this in a broadcast in Port Harcourt. He said that daily figures released from the National Centre for Disease Control showed that... read more »

Christian Pilgrims Barred From Travelling Over Refusal To Take COVID-19 Vaccine
Christian Pilgrims Barred From Travellin...

Christian Pilgrims Barred From Travelling Over Refusal To Take COVID-19 Vac...

Seven intending Christian pilgrims from Bauchi State have been barred from embarking on a religious pilgrimage to Israel due to their refusal to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine, even as 18 scholars from two universities in the state volunteered to take the jab. This was disclosed by the... read more »

Oshoala Recovers From COVID-19, Receives African Player Of The Year Trophy
Oshoala Recovers From COVID-19, Receives...

Oshoala Recovers From COVID-19, Receives African Player Of The Year Trophy

Asisat Oshoala has recovered from Covid-19. Barcelona Femeni posted a picture of the Nigerian striker training after recovering from the disease. She has also received her African Player of the Year trophy, more than a year after she won the award in January 2020. Oshoala is a 4-time African... read more »

Robbery Suspects Lynched in Imo
Robbery Suspects Lynched in Imo

Robbery Suspects Lynched in Imo

Three suspected armed robbers faced jungle justice in Orlu, Imo State State at the weekend. The three men were said to have robbed traders. A mob descended on them, setting them ablaze, it was said. It was gathered that the incident happened on Saturday. Eyewitnesses said they were “beaten to... read more »

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Misinformation Against Vaccines
COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Mis...

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Misinformation Against Vaccines

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has decried rumours, misinformation, and conspiracy theories against the intake of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria. This was made known in a statement on Friday, which revealed that the Governor spoke at the South-West Edition of Town Hall Meeting on COVID... read more »

Buhari Receives Second Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

Buhari Receives Second Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the second jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine. A statement by the Presidency Twitter handle said President Buhari received the jab on... read more »

ASUU Lost 30 Members to COVID-19, Ogunyemi Says During Farewell Speech

ASUU Lost 30 Members to COVID-19, Ogunyemi Says During Farewell Speech

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said that about 30 members of the union died as a result of the COVID-19 virus. This was... read more »

House Of Representatives Queries NHIS Over N152 Million Spent On Sanitisers, Face Masks, Others

House Of Representatives Queries NHIS Over N152 Million Spent On Sanitisers, Face Masks, O...

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Finance has queried the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Mohammed Sambo, over how the scheme had been spending its... read more »

COVID-19: FCT Minister bans Prayer at Eid Ground

COVID-19: FCT Minister bans Prayer at Eid Ground

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has banned Eid prayers at the National Eid prayer ground on the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, Airport... read more »

COVID-19: FG extends Work-from-home Directive for Workers tíll June 11

COVID-19: FG extends Work-from-home Directive for Workers tíll Ju...

As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government on Monday extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade... read more »