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Govt Has No Idea Which Schools Are Ready To Re-Open – NMA President

Written by on 18 January 2021

The federal government has no statistics to measure which schools are prepared for re-opening amid the coronavirus pandemic, President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Professor Innocent Ujah, said on Monday. Prof Ujah made the comment while speaking with Newsmen on Monday. Based on the federal government’s directive, schools resumed in several states nationwide on Monday. […]

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Troops battle Islamic State to regain seized military base

Written by on 18 January 2021

Troops swiftly regained a military base from combined forces of Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram at the weekend. The terrorists’ wielding machine-guns mounted on trucks, seized Marte – a town 93 kilometres from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital – and the military base there on Friday night. Ground troops, backed […]

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NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387

Written by on 18 January 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. According to the public health agency, the new infections has taken the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 110,387, which includes 89,317 discharged cases […]

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Unclaimed dividends, dormant account balances safer with government – CAC

Written by on 18 January 2021

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has expressed support for Federal Government’s recent plan to borrow money from unclaimed dividends and dormant bank accounts’ balances to fund the 2021 budget deficit. The commission’s support came on the heels of the Finance Act 2020 recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, which provides that government can […]

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Nigeria Records Highest Number Of New COVID-19 Cases Ever

Written by on 16 January 2021

Nigeria has recorded 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, making it the highest daily record in the country ever. Of the new cases, Lagos recorded its highest ever with 713 new infections followed by Plateau and the FCT with 273 and 199 cases respectively. 117 cases were recorded in Kaduna, 79 in Oyo, 58 in Enugu, […]

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Plateau: Gov Lalong urges residents to support Security operatives

Written by on 15 January 2021

Residents of Plateau state have been called upon to continue to pray and support the various security agencies in the fight against insecurity bedevilling some parts of the country. This is as the Country commemorates the 2021 Armed forces remembrance day. Speaking as a special guest of honour at the occasion, Governor Simon Lalong made […]

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NYSC releases postings for ‘2020 B II’ corps members

Written by on 15 January 2021

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released postings for 2020 Batch B Stream II Corp Members. The Director General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, disclosed this on Friday at a sensitisation webinar for the prospective corps members. The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC […]

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Buhari, Osinbajo, others lay wreaths to honour fallen heroes

Written by on 15 January 2021

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, led top government officials and members of the diplomatic corps to honour the nation’s fallen heroes. The event was the traditional laying of wreath marking the end of activities in the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day which started with the launching of the remembrance emblem last […]

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