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Four feared dead in Ondo bank robbery

Groom, five others kidnapped in Taraba

A groom and five others were abducted by gunmen along the Wukari-Ibi road in Taraba on Friday evening, residents have told PREMIUM TIMES. The victims were returning from a wedding at...
Oyo LG workers to boycott work over return of sacked council chairpersons

Makinde sacks aide allegedly involved in peddling fake news

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has fired an aide who allegedly misinformed the public that the government purchased disinfecting machines to combat the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the...
Edo govt. begins fumigation of streets, public places

Edo govt. begins fumigation of streets, public places

The Edo State Government on Thursday begun the fumigation of streets, markets and other public places to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The State Deputy Governor and Chairman,...
Scarcity of protective tools hits Lagos hospitals

Scarcity of protective tools hits Lagos hospitals

Health workers in Lagos State may currently be at risk as the scarcity of personal protective equipment, especially masks, infrared thermometers, sanitisers and protective coverall has hit many of the...

Abuja resident doctors call off strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Abuja chapter, has called off its indefinite strike. The decision to suspend the strike which began March 17 was announced in a statement issued by...

Nigeria’s confirmed cases rise to 22

The federal government on Saturday announced 10 new cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 22. According to a statement signed by...
Coronavirus: INEC postpones bye-elections in Bayelsa, Imo, Plateau

Coronavirus: INEC postpones bye-elections in Bayelsa, Imo, Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of bye-elections for senatorial districts in Bayelsa, Imo, and Plateau states because of coronavirus. The affected districts in Bayelsa, according to...
Why Buhari is yet to address Nigerians - Lai Mohammed

Why Buhari is yet to address Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

It is not yet the ‘appropriate’ time for President Muhammadu Buhari to adress Nigerians on the coronavirus pandemic, the information minister, Lai Mohammed, suggested on Wednesday. Mr Mohammed told journalists that...
Enugu announces steps to tackle coronavirus, relocates isolation centre

Enugu announces steps to tackle coronavirus, relocates isolation centre

The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) has approved N320 million to prevent and/or tackle the scourge of Coronavirus – COVID-19 in the state in case of any outbreak. Briefing journalists after...

Coronavirus spreads to more African nations

The list of African nations hit by the coronavirus keeps growing, with Namibia, Rwanda, and Eswatini among those reporting their first cases. In Eswatini, formerly Swaziland, the health minister said the...

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