Category: Local

  • More Benue State University Staffs Test Positive for COVID-19.

    The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.Prof. Gundu made his status known in a letter he wrote to the Vice Chancellor of the institution and university community. This came after the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Msugh Kembe last week announced he tested positive […]

  • Nigerian Striker Tests Positive for Covid-19.

    Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu, has emerged as the first Nigeria national team player to test positive for coronavirus. Onuachu’s positive test was revealed on Wednesday in his base in Belgium where he plays for for Genk. Ahead of the Genk’s exhibition game, all the players of the club including the Nigerian duo of Stephen […]

  • FCTA Health Secretary Tests Positive for Coronavirus.

    The Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretariat of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Dr Mohammed Kawu has tested positive for COVID-19. Kawu, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen at the Asokoro District Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment, on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, his journey to the isolation centre began […]

  • Flight Operation Resumes in Lagos.

    Domestic airlines in Lagos resumed operations following three months of COVID-19 lockdown. We should recalls that the Federal Government had directed the resumption of domestic flights on July 8, after the March 30 lockdown of the airlines. As at 6.30 a.m. on Wednesday, Arik Air passengers had started boarding for the first flight from Lagos […]

  • FIRS Extends Debt Payments to August 31

    The Federal Inland Revenue Service has extended the closing date of its waiver of penalty and interest window on tax debts owned by individuals and businesses from June 30, 2020 to August 31, 2020. The FIRS Executive Chairman, Muhammad Nami, revealed this in a statement issued on Wednesday by the agency’s Director of Communications and […]

  • No School Would Participate in WAEC – Adamu

    The Federal Government has reversed it’s earlier announcement of schools resumption saying federal government schools across the country won’t open for the WASSCE. The examination which was earlier postponed from March indefinitely over coronavirus restrictions. But the Minister of state for education Emeka Nwajuiba had announced that the examinations would take place from August 4 […]

  • 7 Confirmed Dead As Explosion Rocks NNPC Facility.

    The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reported that an explosion incident which occurred at Gbetiokun, Oil Mining Lease (OML 40), operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), its subsidiary has caused 7 deaths. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman Dr Kennie Obateru, in Abuja on Wednesday. He said […]

  • 2019/2020 Nigeria Women’s Football League Cancelled.

    The 2019/2020 season of the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) has been Scrapped following a meeting with Clubs representatives due to coronavirus disruptions. The campaign, which was initially set to kick off on March 25 was postponed indefinitely four days earlier over the global health crisis.  This cancellation means the women’s leagues, including the top-flight, […]

  • Senate Urge Federal Government to rename Airport after Ex-governor.

    The Nigerian Senate have urged the Federal Government to name the Ibadan airport in Oyo State after late Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of the state. The Senate also resolved to send a delegation to the family of the deceased. This resolutions were as a result of a sponsored motion by Abdulfatai Buhari, the senator representing […]

  • Oyo State Closes Clinics in Ibadan and Saki over Quackery.

    OYO State Government has shut five private health facilities in Saki and Ibadan allegedly for contravention and unethical practices. The state task force on private health facilities, headed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Basiru Bello, shut down the facilities for engaging quacks, using unapproved premises; and failing to adhere to other rules guiding the […]