Federal government instructs schools to conduct weekly Covid-19 risk assessment tests


NIGERIA'S federal government has directed all schools reopening on Monday next week across the country to conduct a weekly Covid-19 risk assessment tests on its pupils and staff to help prevent the spread of the virus.



Yahaya Bello challenges US visa ban saying it is an interference in the Nigerian judicial process


GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has written to the US government objecting the recent visa ban imposed on him over his alleged role in irregularities in the recent gubernatorial elections asking that the restrictions be lifted.



Nigeria establishes national vaccine company to help distribute coronavirus remedy


NIGERIA'S federal government has established a national vaccine company that will help with the procurement and possible manufacturing of a remedy for the dreaded coronavirus pandemic known as Covid-19.



Federal government apologises for error in asking bank customers to register their details again


FEDERAL government ministers have apologised for asking all Nigerian bank account holders in the country’s financial institutions for asking them to register their details again in a directive earlier this week.



Three English Premier League clubsides jostle for Tosin Adarabioyo's signature this window


SUPER Eagles hopeful Tosin Adarabioyo is eagerly being sought by at three English Premier League clubsides who are keen to secure his services before the end of the current transfer window as the 2020/21 season gets into full swing.



10 things I would do with the $8bn savings from the petrol subsidy removal were I in Buhari’s shoes

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Nigeria currently spends $8bn a year out of her paltry $28bn annual budget subsidising petrol marketers. As a nation we simply cannot afford this. One does not need to be genius to know this wasteful spending has to go

(2) Most Nigerians are rightly scared about the inflationary impact the subsidy will have, so I believe these fears can be negated if the cash is used to fund infrastructural development that will improve their lives in other areas


Ipob says southeast governors and Ohaneze Ndigbo leaders will regret getting them banned


INDIGENOUS People f Biafra (Ipob) leaders have warned the five governors of the southeast geo-political zone and the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo that they will live to regret their role in its proscription by the federal government.



Osinbajo visits Accra and assures Nigerian traders in Ghana that they will get justice


VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerian traders in Ghana that they would get justice as the negotiations between the two countries to reverse the $1m levy placed on them by the Ghanaian authorities continues.



US agrees to re-evaluate its visa restrictions on Nigerians introduced in January this year


WASHINGTON has said it is re-evaluating its ban on some categories of migrant visas for Nigerians having been satisfied with the country’s level of compliance with information sharing and other concerns.



Zamfara law firm offers to use all its resources to ensure musician is executed for blasphemy


ZAMFARA law firm Abubakar A Ashat & Co has volunteered to assist the Kano State government in prosecuting and ensuring its gets Yahaya Sharif-Aminu convicted and executed for producing a song deemed blasphemous against Prophet Mohammed.




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