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FG suspends electricity tariff hike

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have agreed on the deferment of electricity tariff hike. The two leaders gave the nod after separate...

Pantami inaugurates two ministerial  inter-agency committees on completed projects

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has inaugurated two inter-agency committees with the mandate to review, collate,...

EDO GUBER POLL: 14 parties nominate candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said that 14 political parties submitted nominations for Edo governorship election. The commission disclosed this in a...

Nigeria records 561 new cases of COVID-19 total number of infections hit 25,694

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

What the papers say – July 1

Lawan to DisCos: give Nigerians meters before tariff hike SENATE President Ahmad Lawan has urged electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to install functional meters for...

Infectious Diseases Bill: Court dismisses Melaye’s suit

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by a former Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, challenging some provisions of...

COVID-19: Akeredolu tests positive, seeks prayers

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tested positive for coronavirus. Akeredolu confirmed his status via his Twitter handle on Tuesday. The Governor tweeted: “Today, I...

Bandits: Police nab foreign collaborators during airstrike operation on bandits’ hideouts

Nigerian Police has arrested two foreign collaborators allegedly training and assisting bandits terrorizing several communities in some Local Government Areas of Niger State during...

Hajj 2020 cancellation: Oyo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board assures intending pilgrims on deposits

The Oyo State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has assured intending pilgrims for 2020 Hajj in Saudi Arabia that their deposits were intact and safe...

Stop patronising fake recruitment sites – NIS

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS)  has warned applicants against patronising fake recruitment sites as no fee was charged for NIS recruitment. The Comptroller General, NIS, Mr...

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Telcos in Ghana offer free packages to support fight against COVID-19

Telecommunication companies in Ghana are offering various free packages as their contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement, the Telecommunications...

NCDC confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases in 5 states, as figure rises to 407

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 34 new positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest cases were from Lagos, Kano,...

BREAKING: COVID-19: Chief of staff to president, Abba Kyari, passes on

Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President  Muhammadu Buhari, has died of COVID-19 on Friday, Presidency announced. According to a press statement signed by...

BREAKING: Kano records first COVID-19 death, confirms 12 new cases

Kano State Ministry for Health has confirmed first COVID-19 death in the state. It also confirmed twelve new cases of coronavirus. “Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As...