Some survivors of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says  mental health is key to defeating the virus. The COVID-19 survivors said this in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. Ms Mary Adenuga, 29, and a lawyer said that she...
The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice. The institution disclosed this in a statement issued to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by Mrs Uredo Omale, its Head, Public Relations and Protocol Unit, on Saturday in Lokoja. Omale said the decision was...
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and  Displaced Person (NCFRMI) has commended Mrs Sadiya Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, for effective coordination of humanitarian disasters in the country. Mr Sadie Abdullateef, Special Assistant on Media to the Federal Commissioner of NCFRMI, Mr Basheer Mohammed, said...
The unemployment rate in Edo dropped from 25.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2018 to 19 per cent in the second quarter of 2020. A statement by Mr Chris Nehikhare, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benin on Friday, said this. The statement was credited...
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee. The party,  in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan  in Abuja on  Friday, said that committee would be chaired by Bashir  Dutsen,...
The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria has expressed its disappointment over the ruling of the Rivers State High Court affirming the enforcement of the purported sale of interests in the company’s JV’s  assets in Kidney Island and specified interests in OML 11 to the Rivers State government. In...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos chapter, says there is no going back in its rejection of the removal of the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the institution’s Governing Council headed by Dr Wale Babalakin had on Wednesday...
The leadership of the Edo State House of Assembly, led by its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Francis Okiye, have obtained an order of substituted service on members-elect to halt the unlawful take-over of the Anthony Enahoro Assembly Complex and the assembly’s legislative activities. The order was given following the suit filed...
Showmax, an internet television service on Friday said the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on that platform This was contained in a statement given to newsmen in Lagos, by the organisation which added that the development had proved that local content definitely had...
Electorate in Avbiosi Ward 5, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo on Friday defied an afternoon rain to compliment Gov. Godwin Obaseki campaign tour in the area. Obaseki, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate ahead of the Sept. 19 gubernatorial election in the state, lauded the electorate for their...
The Kwara government has warned Secondary School Principals in the state against aiding any form of examination malpractice as  the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) starts on Aug. 17. Mrs Fatimoh Ahmed, Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, echoed the warning on Friday in Ilorin. The meeting involved...
Global e-commerce giant Amazon has rolled out an online pharmacy service in India on Friday. The service beginning with information technology hub Bengaluru as part of its efforts to ramp up operations in a country it sees as a major emerging market. Customers in Bengaluru would be able to order prescription...
Mosques in Ogun sytate have resumed physical services on a promising note, with many of them observing basic social distancing protocols in view of the coronavirus pandemic. This is coming four months after they were shut in line with state directives in compliance with social distancing to checkmate further spread...
The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA) Ekiti  chapter, has called on Muslim leaders in the state to adhere strictly to laid down protocols and preventive measures to check the spread of COVID-19. The chapter’s NSCIA President, Alhaji Yakubu Sanni, made the call in a statement on Friday in...
The management of Kwara  Polytechnic, Ilorin, says the state government has not suspended its Rector, Abdul Muhammed. A statement by the institution’s Head of Information and Publication Division, Mr Ajibola Jimoh, on Friday described the report as false and a mischievous attempt to denigrate the person of the rector and...
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the electorate in the state to go out and vote massively on the Sept 19, governorship election. Obaseki made the call on Friday in Ukhuse in Owan West Local Government Area, when addressing members of the Party (PDP) at the Ward 6 campaign...
The Plateau chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a smooth, free and fair by-election for the state Southern Senatorial zone. The State Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party, Mr Yakubu Chocho, made the call during an interview with...