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ALGERIA REPLACES IVORY COAST AS OPPONENTS OF SUPER EAGLES IN UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY MATCH

African champions Algeria has replaced Ivory Coast as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged in Austria next month. The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), made this known in a statement on its official website yesterday. The Eagles were due to play the …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 213 new cases of COVID19 in the nation bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 58,062. Lagos and Plateau state tied-up with 51 new cases each followed by the Federal Capital Territory with 29  and Rivers state with 18. Other affected …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES FIRST INFECTIOUS DISEASE CENTRE IN THE NATION

The Federal Government has commissioned the first infectious disease centre in the country, in the University Of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada. The Infectious Disease Centre was commissioned by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control through the Federal Ministry of Health. Minister of Health,   Dr. Osagie Ehanire, commended the efforts of …

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MINISTER OF INTERIOR SIGNS DEPORTATION OF TEN EGYPTIANS, SEVEN SRI-LANKANS, AND TWO INDIANS

The Minister of Interior Oregbeni Rauf Agbesola has signed the deportation order of one Mr. Ali Mahamat Taher to France and one Mr. Kasinathan Ramasamy to India. According to a statement by the deputy comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service Mr. Sunday James, the deportees were found to be involved …

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MNJTF RESCUES HOSTAGES FROM BOKO HARAM AND ISWAP CAMPS IN LAKE CHAD

The Multinational Joint Taskforce has rescued women and children kept captives by BOKO HARAM and ISWAP camps. Chief of Military Public Information, Colonel Mohammed Dole said the troops acted on credible information and the location of the insurgents. According to him, the troops of Section 2 Chad of the Multinational …

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FCT MINISTER CONDOLES KOGI STATE OVER FATAL TANKER INFERNO

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has condoled with the Government and people of Kogi State over the accident that claimed the lives of 30 people, most of whom are school children. The minister who expressed shock over the untimely death of the victims especially the school children …

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FCTA COMMENCES DEMOLITION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES IN RUGA COMMUNITY

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced the removal of about 2, 400 shanties posing a security threat in the Ruga community along the railway corridor of Abuja. Director, FCT Department of Development Control, Mr. Mukhtar Galadima who stated this at the scene of demolition in Abuja, said the move …

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FCT’S MINISTER OF STATE DR. RAMATU TIJJANI ALIYU LAUNCHES SALE OF BUFFER GRAINS TO RESIDENTS

Minister of State for FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has launched the sale of buffer grains to FCT residents.   During the flagging off ceremony at the FCT Agric Secretariat’s Store in Gwagwa Abuja, the minister reiterated the commitment of the administration to job creation through the agriculture value chain. …

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COVID-19 UPDATE

The Nigeria centre for disease control has recorded 176 new cases of COVID19 in the nation, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 57,613. According to the agency’s website, Lagos state recorded the highest number of cases for the day with 73 followed by Plateau with 50 and the …

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KOGI STATE GOVERNOR OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO VICTIMS OF TANKER ACCIDENT

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has expressed shock over the unfortunate fatal tanker explosion which took place in the early hours of today in the Lokoja metropolis.   While expressing his deepest condolences to the family of those affected by the ugly occurrence, the governor expressed sadness …

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