FG loses over 40% revenue since the pandemic— Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that the COVID-19 pandemic slashed Nigeria’s oil revenue by over 40 per cent, following the nationwide lockdown. Osinbajo also declared that the expansion of job opportunities and stimulating the economy in order to ameliorate the difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic disease are the major goals of Nigeria’s fiscal and monetary…

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CORONAVIRUS: NCDC records 463 new cases, total 33,616

The Nigeria Centre for Disease control (NCDC) on Tuesday said that Nigeria recorded 463 new coronavirus cases bringing total cases reported in the country to 33,616. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this via their Tweeter page on Tuesday night. READ ALSO: NIGERIA: Coronavirus may be transmitted through air – NCDC The disease control commission also said that 13,792…

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Those looting NDDC funds must return them— Akpabio

Godswill Akpabio, the Niger Delta minister has said that those who embezzled the NDDC money meant for the development of the Niger Delta areas must return them no matter who the are. Following the on going probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the minister, Akpabio has said that some powerful and influential elements connived with the Agency’s staff…

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28-year old man lures, rapes 5-year old girl in Anambra

A 28-year old man, Chinonso Ugochukwu has been arrested for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl in Ndikokwu Umuaku, Uli in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. The suspect, popularly known as NEPA, reportedly had carnal knowledge of the victim after luring her into his room. READ ALSO: Teacher remanded over alleged rape of student in Osun Police spokesperson, Haruna…

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NIGERIA: Reps ask FG to reverse decision on WAEC

NIGERIA: Reps ask FG to reverse decision on WAEC

The Nigeria House of Representatives has asked the Federal government to reverse its decision on the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination. On Tuesday, the green chamber urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the ministry of Education to put in place all the necessary safety measures which will allow WAEC students in Nigeria to participate in the examination. READ ALSO:…

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COVID-19: Okowa and family discharged from isolation Centre

The Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday revealed that he, his wife and daughter had tested negative to covid-19, after undergoing treatment and recovering from the virus. Okowa made their recovery from the dreaded virus known in a tweet on his verified Twitter handle, @IAOkowa. READ ALSO: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s wife, tests positive for COVID-19 The Delta State Governor,…

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CYBER FRAUD: US judge denies Hushpuppi bail

A US court Judge, Jeffrey Gilbert on Monday denied the bail application of alleged Nigerian Cyber fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi which was filed on his behalf by his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky. The lawyer who has been battling to secure the release of his client, had applied for him (Hushpuppi) to leave jail with an electronic tag and live with…

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NIGERIA: Coronavirus may be transmitted through air – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that new evidence suggests that Coronavirus may be transmitted through air. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) boss said at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus briefing on Monday, he said “Over the past few weeks, increasing evidence has emerged that in addition to droplet infections,…

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Ekiti govt shut down schools flouting COVID-19 directives

The Ekiti State government led by Governor, Kayode Fayemi has ordered the closure of Victory College, Ilawe Ekiti, in the Ekiti South West Local Government Area of the state for flouting COVID-19 directives by resuming school activities. The order to seal the school premises for allegedly violating standing directives on the closure of schools as a result of the pandemic…

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CORONAVIRUS: Nigeria records 595 new cases, total 33,153

FCT Health Secretary tests positive for COVID-19

Following the speedy increase in the Nigeria Covid-19 figures, Nigeria recorded 595 new cases of coronavirus cases on Monday bringing the total number of cases reported to 33,153. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night disclosed on it’s official Tweeter page, that 595 new Coronavirus cases was recorded on Monday in Nigeria amounting the number of positive…

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