Army redeploys senior officers to instill professionalism-Buratai

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian Army yesterday approved appointment and new posting of some affected senior officers in what it described as the rekindle spirit of professionalism. A statement issued by Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa…

Bauchi records third confirmed coronavirus case

From Ahmad Mohammed,Bauchi Bauchi State Government has confirmed the third case of a person positive to coronavirus disease in the state. The State Deputy Governor, Senator Baba Tela disclosed this at a press conference held at Bayara General Hospital Bauchi.…

Coronavirus: Nigeria records second death, discharges 3

•As senators donate 50% salaries to tackle virus By Tobias Lengnan Dapam , Musa Adamu and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, said Nigeria has confirmed second death from coronavirus. This is just as the Senate has announced…

Troops neutralize 40 bandits, recover weapons in Zamfara

Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d Gusau An intensified aggrieved operation against banditry in Zamfara State by the Nigerian army under Operation Hadarin Daji (OPHD) has smoked out and dispersed the terror groups who are now scampering for safety. Our reporter reports that,…

Coronavirus: Good the President addressed Nigerians, but…

Prof. Jibrin Ibrahim It took the President, Muhammadu Buhari five weeks to address the Nation on the COVID-19 pandemic we are facing, but we are glad he finally did it.This pandemic is a serious threat to the lives and livelihood…

Troops kill top B/Haram commander, others in Borno, Yobe

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian Army yesterday said its troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, killed top Boko Haram Commander, Abu Usamah, in Borno. The Army in a statement issued yesterday by Brigadier General, Benard Onyeuko, Acting Director, Defence Media…

Coronavirus: Army earmarks 17 centers across 6 geopolitical zones

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam In its determination to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Nigerian Army said it has earmarked 17 isolation and treatment centres spread across the 6 geopolitical zones of the country. Speaking yesterday during a press briefing…

Coronavirus: Buhari commends Tinubu, Adenuga, Offor, others over donations

Even Sunday Ode, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged, with deep appreciation, the kind gesture of captain of industries, corporate entities, missionaries, musical artistes and individuals who have consistently supported ongoing efforts to mitigate COVID-19 pandemic, which is ravaging the…

Oyo Gov, Seyi Makinde tests positive to coronavirus

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that he has tested positive to coronavirus. “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate,” Mr Makinde wrote on his…

Coronavirus: UBA donates N28.5m to Jigawa govt

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has presented a check of N28.5 million to Jigawa State Government as part of the bank’s contribution to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in the country. Presenting a notification letter…