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How I tested positive for COVID-19 without any symptoms – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has narrated his experience with the deadly coronavirus. He said his household was avoiding him during the period. He disclosed this on Friday during a colloquium put in place to celebrate his 84th birthday in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The event took place at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta. Narrating his experience, […]

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Goodluck Jonathan Speaks On Alleged 2023 Presidential Ambition

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday, said rumours of his interest in contesting in the 2023 presidential election was “mere speculation.” Jonathan, who stated this when he paid a condolence visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State at Government House, Asaba, over the recent demise of his father, Sir Okorie Okowa, pledged to continue […]

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COVID-19 cases in sharp rise in Nigeria again

After weeks of respite, COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rose again on Thursday, with Adamawa State posting the highest figures among states. Figures churned out by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, showed that 709 new cases were reported on Thursday with 12 deaths. The new figures represented a rise from the 464 cases reported […]

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Nigerian Government extends work from home directive for GL12 officers, below

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja extended working from home directive for civil servants from GL 12 and below until the end of March. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), made the announcement in a statement issued by Abdulganiyu Aminu, Director Press and Public Relations, office of the HOCSF. “All […]

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Five arrested with fake COVID-19 certificate in Lagos airport

The Nigeria Police, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos Command has arrested and paraded five COVID-19 certificate suspects at the airport, while two others are still at large. The suspects, Achibong Idonrenyin, Moses Samuel, Popoola Adewala, Wale Aderele and Abdulmalik Ibrahim, the police said deal in selling fake COVID-19 negative certificates to unsuspecting travellers within the […]

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Nigeria ranks lowest in Internet affordability – Report

A global study on the quality of digital wellbeing in 85 countries has ranked Nigeria the lowest country in Internet affordability. According to the Surfshark’s Digital Quality of Life Index 2020, Nigeria comes last at 85th, following Columbia and Honduras, while Israel led as the country with the most affordable Internet globally. The report also […]

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I Am Ready To Resign If That Will Bring Peace To My State – Governor Matawalle

Bello Matawalle says he is ready to resign as governor of Zamfara if that will bring peace to the state. Matawalle who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today stated this when asked if he is intimidated by the Federal Government’s declaration of a ‘No-Fly Zone’ in Zamfara. He said: “I am ready to accept any solution […]

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2023: Saraki, Obasanjo in ‘closed door’ meeting

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo held a ‘closed door’ meeting with former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Tuesday ahead the 2023 presidency. Saraki visited Obasanjo on Tuesday and was hosted by the former president at the Pent House, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Abeokuta, Ogun State.   After the normal pleasantry, the duo and […]

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Burna Boy to perform at the 63rd Grammys

In another first, Burna Boy has been confirmed to perform during the 63rd GRAMMYs Award Premiere Ceremony which will take place Sunday, March 14. Burna Boy who is the first Nigerian artiste to earn back to back Grammy nominations, will now also be the first ever afrobeats act to perform at the event. The Nigerian […]

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Petrol scarcity persists in Nigeria, transport fares rise by 100%

Petrol scarcity in Abuja and neighbouring Nasarawa and Niger states persisted on Tuesday and provoked an over 100 per cent rise in transport fares in many locations of the affected areas. Also, hundreds of black marketers of petrol surfaced in various roads in Abuja and environs, as they sold the commodity at between N300 to […]

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One in four people will have hearing problems by 2050 – WHO

One in four of the world’s population will suffer from hearing problems by 2050, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday, calling for extra investment in prevention and treatment. The first-ever global report on hearing said that the causes of many of the problems — such as infections, diseases, birth defects, noise exposure and lifestyle choices […]

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FG Begins Online Registration Of Nigerians For COVID-19 Vaccination

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency on Monday announced that Nigerians can now register for the COVID-19 vaccination via its website. “To register for #COVID19 Vaccination, visit our website http://nphcda.gov.ng and click on ‘COVID-19 Vaccination e-registration,” the agency said in a tweet. Nigeria is expected to receive almost four million doses of the vaccine on Tuesday […]

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Divorce-seeking pastor’s wife accuses husband of sleeping with members in church

The wife of the pastor of a new generation church has approached a Yola Upper Area Court in Adamawa State for the dissolution of her marriage to her husband, whom she allegedly caught sleeping with female church members. Mrs Jummai Mala, who also claims to be the breadwinner of the family, alleged in court filings […]

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Nigeria almost seeing-off COVID-19, as new cases diminish further

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be receding from Nigeria as confirmed cases sank further. While on Saturday, 341 cases were announced, on Sunday cases dropped to 240. Here is a breakdown of Sunday 28 February cases: Anambra-85 Lagos-82 Osun-17 Ogun-10 Kwara-9 FCT-8 Kano-7 Abia-6 Borno-4 Edo-2 Bayelsa-2 Kaduna-2 Rivers-1     – PMNewsNigeria

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Nigerian Government Fully Reopens Third Mainland Bridge

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that the Third Mainland Bridge is fully reopened after rehabilitation works. Fashola made the announcement on Saturday via Twitter. The Federal Government had partially shut the Third Mainland Bridge on July 24, 2020 for another round of rehabilitation.

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases fall extremely low

Only 341 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded by Nigeria on Saturday, the lowest in February and since the second wave of the pandemic began last December. Until Saturday, the lowest number of cases this month was the 506 recorded on 7 February. The number of COVID-19 deaths similarly tanked: only three were announced by […]

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2023: ‘Young professionals’ donate N10m for Tinubu presidency

A youth group has called on a former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to run for the 2023 presidential election under the platform of the ruling party Samuel Alamoh, the director-general of the group known as ‘Tinubulate Nigeria Agenda’ (TINA), made the call at the inaugural […]

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Meet The 10 Top Graduates of DIVINE SHIELD FILM ACADEMY, Calabar (Photos)

These lovely ones just passed out recently from DIVINE SHIELD FILM ACADEMY (Calabar), and they are ready to storm the world with their polished talents. Dear Nollywood, please give them a chance to let their dreams come true… . Follow them on Instagram @debbys_family @kandyumoh_ @sharonugah @realpromise_akpan @cyrilbasaey @uwanawilson @realominiomini @vidaemmanuel_ @diva_uncensored @tony_amunde DIVINE SHIELD […]

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