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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Boss Mustapha, has revealed that no fewer than 731 of the 34,418 Batch B members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2020, tested positive for the deadly disease. Speaking on Tuesday at a briefing by the task force, Mustapha said...
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, Wednesday mourned the death of his younger brother, Haroun, who died of complications arising from the dreaded novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Haroun died on Tuesday at the age of 37. Until his death, he was a medical doctor at a public health centre in Orile...
To protect its image in view of the ongoing allegations of extramarital affairs with an ex-staff of the bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has announced that Yemisi Edun would act as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, while the embattled Adam Nuru would proceed on leave. "In line with normal corporate...
Less than 24 hours after its pronouncements on the indefinite closure of all public and private schools below the tertiary level due to the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government Monday directed that the affected pupils/students to resume for the second...
Former Vice President and co-founder of Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), Atiku Abubakar, has finally sold his shares in the company through a series of transactions executed by Guernsey Trust in an open-secret deals that began in December 2018 but reached its climax last year. With the transaction over,...
A former Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, has died of complications arising from the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The former University don passed away on Sunday, January 3. This was confirmed by the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) UNILAG branch, Dele Ashiru. He said the...
The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Lagos State Government Sunday night announced that all public and private schools below tertiary level in the state remain closed indefinitely due to the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The governor, in a statement by Lagos State Ministry of Education, noted that the latest...
Commissioner for Environment in Ogun State Honourable Abiodun Abudu-Balogun has been suspended from the State's Executive Council pending the conclusion of an independent investigation into alleged sexual harassment of a 16-year old Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun. The Ogun State Government disclosed the suspension of the embattled commissioner in a statement issued...
Nigeria Defence Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has taken out more Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) hideouts and eliminated several of their fighters at 2 locations - Kote Kura and Bulama Isamari - both in Borno State. In a statement on Sunday, Coordinator of Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, the...
Following spike in food prices that has caused many Nigerians to groan in the outgoing year, the Nigerian Government has vowed to keep a keen eye on food inflation in the New Year while giving a strong directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, not to give any...