Troops kill several Boko Haram terrorists, recover weapons

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigerian Military yesterday said its troops within the week, achieved various successes in the fight against the Boko Haram sect. Specifically, it said Troops of Sector 1 Operation Lafiya Dole, (OPLD) in the last…

Kano deaths: Presidency cautions against political point-scoring

By Egena Sunday Ode The Presidency on Wednesday said it would not profit anybody if the COVID-19 spread got out of hand in Kano. Accordingly, it cautioned groups and individuals, even the state and the federal government from taking delight…

Coronavirus: NCDC commends Benue govt, urges improved surveillance

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi The National Center for Disease Control, NSCDC has commended the commitment of the Benue State government in the fight against coronavirus. Contact person and Technical Assistant of the Centre attached to the State, Dr. Steve Abah…

Court rejects EFCC application on Maina’s bail revocation

By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, Wednesday, rejected the request by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for the revocation of the bail granted Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team…

Katsina reviews 2020 budget over coronavirus

From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina A meeting of katsina State Executive Council presided over by Governor Aminu Bello Masari has resolved to review the state’s 2020 budget. At the end of the meeting, the state Commissioner of Budget and Economic…

Lock down: Police arrest 986 violators in Kaduna

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested and paraded 986 persons for violating the lockdown order imposed by the state government with a view to curbing the spread of the COVID- 19 pandemic…

Buhari sympathises with Gov. Fintiri over mother’s death

By Egena Sunday Ode President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State over the transition of his mother, Hajiya Fatima Umaru Badami at the age of 68. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to…

Coronavirus: Sokoto records three deaths – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has announced the death of three COVID-19 patients in the state. Mr Tambuwal disclosed this in a statement Wednesday signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Muhammad Bello. The governor noted…

ECA mourns as ex-economist Teriba buried in US

  The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has joined others in mourning the death of one of its most distinguished Chief Economists, Owodunni Teriba, who was buried on Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America. In a…

Coronavirus: Persons with disabilities protest exclusion from programmes

From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Persons with disabilities on Wednesday in Asaba, Delta State protested their exclusion by the state government, and various communities against the pandemic virus in the Covid-19 sensitisation programme to reduce the spread of the deadly disease…