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Govs Disown Yahaya Bello COVID-19 Claim
Govs Disown Yahaya Bello COVID-19 Claim

Govs Disown Yahaya Bello COVID-19 Claim

Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have dissociated themselves from the reported claim by Kogi Governor Yahaya that coronavirus vaccines are meant to kill people and reduce population. The Governors, in a communiqué at the end of their virtual meeting on Wednesday, said their... read more »

Insecurity Deserves More Attention Than COVID-19 - Bafarawa
Insecurity Deserves More Attention Than ...

Insecurity Deserves More Attention Than COVID-19 – Bafarawa

Dalhatu Bafarawa, erstwhile Governor of Sokoto State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to channel the proposed N400bn for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines to tackle the deteriorating insecurity in the country. Bafarawa asked the Buhari administration to show more concern on insecurity than... read more »

PTF Urges Nigerians to Avoid Second Lockdown
PTF Urges Nigerians to Avoid Second Lock...

PTF Urges Nigerians to Avoid Second Lockdown

Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force, PTF, has admonished Nigerians to intensify efforts to avoid a second lockdown due to COVID-19 in the country. He disclosed this on Monday during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-10 in Abuja. Mustapha, who is also the... read more »

Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of School Resumption
Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of...

Reps Propose Three-month Postponement of School Resumption

The House of Representatives has frowned at the decision of the Federal Government to allow schools to resume on Monday despite a spike in cases of COVID-19. The Green chamber alleged that the Federal Government failed to consult the relevant committees of the National Assembly, contrary to their... read more »

COVID-19: NYSC Ignores Osinbajo Report, Mobilises Corpers to Camps
COVID-19: NYSC Ignores Osinbajo Report, ...

COVID-19: NYSC Ignores Osinbajo Report, Mobilises Corpers to Camps

Despite the rising cases of COVID-19 across the country, the Federal Government has once again ignored the recommendation by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led Economic Sustainability Committee and approved the re-opening of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, orientation camps nationwide next... read more »

Breaking: FG Directs Schools To Resume Jan 18

Breaking: FG Directs Schools To Resume Jan 18

The Federal Government has asked schools to resume on January 18, 2021 after “due consultation” with stakeholders. The decision was reached after a meeting with stakeholders, including... read more »

COVID-19: Is Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo Dead? (VIDEO)

COVID-19: Is Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo Dead? (VIDEO)

Veteran broadcaster, Bisi Olatilo has debunked speculations that he died of COVID-19 complications, African News Today has gathered. Olatilo made the clarification in a video posted online... read more »

ABU Announces Resumption Date

ABU Announces Resumption Date

The Senate of the Ahmadu Bello University has approved Monday, January 25th, 2021 as the resumption date for academic activities in the university. This was disclosed in a statement issued... read more »

Osimhen Still COVID-19 Positive After Second Test

Osimhen Returns Second COVID-19 Positive Result After Fresh Test

 Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has returned a second COVID-19 positive result after a new coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday, Napoli confirmed. The Italian side disclosed... read more »

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Varsities, Cites Absence of COVID-19 Guidelines

ASUU Kicks Against Resumption of Varsities, Cites Absence of COVI...

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said tertiary institutions across the country are not prepared for safe reopening. This was conveyed by chapters of the union, in separate... read more »