Category: News in Short

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today [Mon-25-May-2020]

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today [Mon-25-May-2020] Here are top Nigerian newspaper headlines for Monday May 25 2020 latest from Nigerian national dailies. Vanguard Newspaper, Daily Sun, Guardian, Daily Independent, Punch Newspaper, Tribune, The Nation Newspaper, ThisDay Newspaper Headlines. Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Today [Mon-25-May-2020] About 10 Akwa Ibom Govt House Press corps reportedly test positive for COVID-19 […]

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines — May 24, 2020

COVID-19 Report for Sunday, May 24, 2020 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday, May 23, 2020 recorded 265 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) thus bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,526 With the latest announcement, the total number of discharged patients increased to 2,174, while the total […]

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today [Sun-24-May-2020]

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today [Sun-24-May-2020] Here are top newspaper headlines for Sunday, May 24 2020 from Nigerian national dailies. Vanguard Newspaper, Daily Sun, Guardian, Daily Independent, Punch Newspaper, Tribune, The Nation Newspaper, ThisDay Newspaper Headlines. Vanguard Newspaper Headlines Today [Sun-24-May-2020] Nigeria confirms 265 new cases of COVID-19, total now 7526; 133 in Lagos BOKO HARAM: […]

List of States With No COVID-19 Testing Labs in Nigeria [Updated May 23, 2020]

List of States without COVID-19 Testing Labs in Nigeria [Updated May 23, 2020] As the COVID-19 pandemic rages in the country, 20 states are yet to have testing laboratories. Nigeria’s testing capacity as a result, still trails behind what is obtained in neighbouring African countries. Some of the states experiencing community transmission are among the […]

Nigeria Records 245 New Cases of COVID-19, total now 7,261

Nigeria Records 245 New Cases of COVID-19, total now 7,261 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday, May 22, 2020 announced 245 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The announcement now brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 7,261. Total number of discharged patients is […]

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines — 22 May 2020

Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines — 22 May 2020 Executive Order President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, May 22, 2020 granted financial autonomy to the legislature and judiciary across the 36 states of the country. Buhari granted the autonomy after he signed the Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 for the implementation of Financial Autonomy of […]

President Buhari signs 2018 Executive Order on overseas assets declaration

President Buhari signs 2018 Executive Order on overseas assets declaration President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 Amended Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS). Special Assistant to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice on Media and Public Relations, Umar Gwandu, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja. “As […]

FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays The Federal Government on Thursday, May 21, 2020 declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to to mark Eldi Fitri Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola made the public holiday declaration on behalf of the Federal Government via his Twitter handle on Thursday. The minister congratulated all […]

Wike Shifts lockdown from Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 May, 2020

==> Governor Nyesom Wike has shifted the proposed second phase of total lockdown of Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt local government areas. ==> The total lockdown which according to Wike is measure to stop the spread of coronavirus in the state was supposed to resume on Thursday 14 May 2020 after the two day break he […]

Buhari Appoints Ibrahim Gambari as new Chief of Staff

==> President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, appointed Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, as his new Chief of Staff. ==> Gambari with his appointment, will now replace Mallam Abba Kyari, who died last month of COVID-19. ==> Gambari who is from Kwara State was the Minister of External Affairs […]

Daily PTF COVID-19 Briefing: May 11, 2020 Keynotes

Below are May 11, 2020 Keynotes from the Daily Briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. On Madagascar COVID-19 Syrup ==> SGF: Madagascar has made allocations to various countries, & sent them to Guinea Bissau. We‘re supposed to make arrangements to freight Nigeria’s allocation from Guinea Bissau; it‘ll be subjected to the standard validation […]

COVID-19: Wike lifts lockdown in Rivers

He said that the total lockdown will be lifted on Tuesday 12th May, 2020 and Wednesday, 13th May, 2020. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has on Sunday, May 10, 2020, announced the temporary lifting of the total lockdown on Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas for two days only, with effect from Tuesday 12th […]

Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases hit 4,151, with 239 new cases reported

==> Daily NCDC coronavirus report in Nigeria today – Nigeria recorded 239 fresh cases of Coronavirus on Saturday, May 9, 2020 shooting its overall total to 4,151 infections. ==> As usual, Lagos retained the first on the list of reported states with 97 new cases, while Bauchi recorded 44 new infections and Kano, ramping up […]

COVID-19: 160 Stranded Nigerians depart U.S. for Abuja

It is expected to arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, around noon on Sunday. Not less than 160 Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have made the first batch of nationals coming back to Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 160 Nigerians, including eight […]

Top Nigeria Newspaper Headlines: 09-May-2020

Rats are infecting humans with hepatitis E Virus, means of transmission not known The most recent case came a week ago; a 61-year-old man with abnormal liver function tested positive on April 30. And there might be hundreds more… Nigeria, four others, top list of countries with high COVID-19 cases and deaths The Africa Centre […]

Lagos Oldest Judge, Isiaka Isola Oluwa, dies at 102

Justice Oluwa was the judge, who sentenced Lagos socialite, Alhaji Jimoh Isola, a.k.a Ejigbadero, to death for murder of a farmer, Raji Oba, over a land dispute in 1975. Justice Isiaka Isola Oluwa, a retired judge reputed to be the oldest in Lagos State, has died at the age of 102 on Saturday, May 9, […]

Full list of Lagos State LGAs with highest COVID-19 cases

Abayomi said the State was using the data to plan its strategies and where to place increased surveillance and isolation capacity. The Lagos State Government, on Saturday, May 9, 2020 released a graphic presentation of LGAs with highest COVID-19 confirmed cases. According to Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who released the list, […]

Top Nigeria Newspaper Headlines: 08-May-2020

Nigeria, four others, top list of countries with high COVID-19 cases and deaths The Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) on Friday, May 8, 2020 said disclosed that South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, and Nigeria top the list of countries with the highest reported Coronavirus cases and deaths on the continent. COVID-19: First batch […]

FG directs NAFDAC to assess herbal mixture as possible COVID-19 treatment

==> The Nigerian government has ordered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to carry out necessary procedures for the assessment of a plant-based cough mixture as a possible treatment for COVID-19. ==> The directive was issued by permanent secretary in the ministry of health, Mashi Abdullahi, in a memo with […]

COVID-19: First batch of Nigerians evacuated from UK arrives Lagos

==> The first batch of Nigerians evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) arrived Lagos on Friday, May 8, 2020. The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri, confirmed the development saying; “First evacuation from the UK has landed in Lagos. The passengers will be proceeding to Abuja where they will be on 14-day compulsory […]

COVID-19: Our self-isolation policy has failed, Says FG

==> The Federal Government on Thursday May 7, 2020 said its policy on self-isolation, which prescribes that people should stay at home for certain time to authenticate their COVID-19 status has failed, saying this was the reason quarantining was made compulsory for all those coming into Nigeria. ==> The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, […]

NAQS to fully resume export certification activities at ports

==> As FG eases lockdown in the fight against the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, on Friday, May 8, 2020 said the Service will fully resume export certification activities at the nation’s ports to reactivate agribusiness in the country. ==> The news was disclosed by the Director-General, NAQS, Dr. Vincent […]

Forbes Nigeria Billionaires List 2020

Only 4 Nigerians made it to the Forbes annual exclusive billionaires ranking. Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group retained his spot as the World’s richest black person with a fortune of USD10.1 billion. Mike Adenuga, Chairman of Globacom who came in as second in Nigeria and third in Africa with a fortune of USD7.7 billion […]