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Nigeria in a deep and dysfunctional coma, Fan-Kayode replies Tinubu’s unity call

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said Nigeria has been in a “deep and dysfunctional coma” since the collapse of the regional autonomy which he insisted was the foundation of the creation of the country. He stated this while reacting to a statement credited the Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the ruling Read more

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Nigerian Govt. lifts ban on interstate travel, approves reopening of schools

The Federal Government of Nigeria has lifted the ban on interstate travel and has also approved the reopening of schools for graduating classes only. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, broke the news on Monday at the presidential task force briefing. He said students in primary six, Junior Secondary School 3 Read more

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Nigeria will not make any progress without restructuring, says Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the country will not make any progress if the country is not restructured. He stated this on Friday at the 2020 edition of the Sobo Sowemimo annual lecture organised by Abeokuta Club. Obasanjo further said insecurity is one issue common to all regions and no part of the country Read more

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COVID-19: Federal Government pays N9bn Insurance Premium for health workers

The Federal Government Nigeria says it has paid a total of N9 billion to fourteen insurance companies as group life insurance premium for health workers that are engaged in the fight against the spread COVID-19 pandemic disease in the country. This was confirmed to the media yesterday by Senator Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour Read more

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Nigeria will go bankrupt with current governance structure – says former Emir Sanusi

The former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, has said Nigeria is set up for bankruptcy with its current structure of governance. He spoke at a webinar hosted by Emmanuel Chapel, with the theme ‘mitigation of the economic impact of COVID-19 and the path to recovery’, The PUNCH reports.  Sanusi, also a former governor of the Central Read more

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Plots by Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB to set Nigeria against U.S., UK, others uncovered – Presidency

The Presidency says it has uncovered ongoing plots by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to set the country against some of its allies including the US, UK and the European Union. The Presidency made this known on Sunday while alerting Nigerians and the international community of the move described as a most Read more

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Nigerian government approved commencement of COVID-19 drug trial

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday, announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the resumption of coronavirus drug trial in the country. Ehanire disclosed this at the Presidential Taskforce (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. Nigeria had after the World Health Organisation (WHO) directive insisted that it would continue the trial with hydroxychloroquine. Read more

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Nigeria COVID-19 confirmed cases top 10,000… Records fresh 307

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria on Sunday night exceeded 10,000 mark after the country recorded its highest daily toll ever. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) had confirmed 307 new COVID-19 cases in 14 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). The number of recoveries in the country rose from 2,856 to 3,007 Read more

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COVID-19: 268 stranded Nigerians arrive Abuja from China

About 268 stranded Nigerians evacuated from China have safely arrived Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja on Saturday. African nationals had last month protested harassment from the Chinese government, amidst the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Asian country. In several videos circulated on social media, Nigerians and other African nationals were reportedly subjected to forced Read more