A total of seven hundred and ninety (790) new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced the figure on Wednesday. NCDC said Delta State recorded 166 cases, while Lagos State followed with 120 cases. Nigeria now has a total of 26,484 […]

The Senate Wednesday urged the police and other security agencies to carry out a comprehensive investigation into attacks on Echori and Itakpa communities in Benue State and arrest the perpetrators. This followed a motion by Senator Patrick Abba Moro (PDP, Benue South), who noted that two persons were killed during […]

West Ham United coach, David Moyes has disclosed that his team defeated Chelsea 3-2 in the Premier League at the London Stadium on Wednesday night because his players took most of their chances against the Blues. Three goals from Tomas Soucek, Michail Antonio and Andriy Yarlomenko gave the Hammers all […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern that the spread of COVID-19 will worsen the already bad economic standing of poor families globally. He spoke in a recorded video message to a virtual high-level UN meeting on trends, options and strategies in poverty eradication across the world. The event, which took […]

The Enugu State Government has confirmed 66 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 327. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made the announcement in a statement on Thursday in Enugu. Obi said that the ministry confirmed the 66 new […]

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Dr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa as Managing Director of Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET). The Minister of Power, Engineer Saleh Mamman, a fortnight ago, announced the appointment of Dr. Ewelukwa by President Buhari as the substantive MD of […]

Police in Lagos on Wednesday announced the arrest of about 400 crime suspects, among whom were 97 robbers, kidnappers, rapists and murderers. Lagos State Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu, who paraded the suspects on Wednesday said the arrests were made in one month. Twenty-eight persons were arrested for domestic violence […]

Nigerians, on Wednesday, kicked against the increase in the pump price of petrol by over N20 by the federal government, saying it was ill-timed. A litre of fuel will now sell between N140.8 and N143.8 at retail stations across the country, up from the previous N121.50 and N123.50 band. The […]