NIGERIA TO GET COVID-19 VACCINE AS FROM JANUARY 2021- NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former minister of finance, has assured Nigeria and other African countries of access to COVID-19 vaccines as from the end of January through the first quarter of…

OSINBAJO SHIFTS GROUND, CALLS FOR NATIONAL DEBATE, SAYS COST OF GOVERNANCE TOO MUCH

The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria needs a national debate to examine the issues around the size and cost of governance, which has often been described as expensive…

43% OF THE WORLD’S POOREST PEOPLE NOW LIVE IN NIGERIA AND 2 OTHER COUNTRIES- WORLD BANK

Global economic growth could rebound next year but the number of people living in extreme poverty is expected to remain unchanged after a huge surge this year due to the…

CORONAVIRUS: NIGERIA INSTITUTIONALLY WEAK TO TACKLE EMERGENCIES

By Olu Fasan A FEW years ago, some foreign security experts visited Nigeria to study its crisis management system with a view to offering advice and support. What they found shocked…

DEBT BURDEN: SERVICING OF DEBTS TO GULP75% OF NIGERIA’S REVENUE BY 2024- WORLD BANK

A report published by the World Bank has projected that debt servicing will take up about 75 per cent of Federal Government’s revenue by 2024. The report entitled ‘State debt…

CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN WILL LEAD RO JOB, INCOME LOSSES, FOOD SHORTAGES AND INFLATION,MINISTER WARNS

The restriction in movement of people and goods is beginning to impact on Nigeria’s food supply chain and may lead to job and income losses, the Minister of Agriculture and…

CORONAVIRUS: WE ARE TESTING THE WRONG PEOPLE, NIGER GOVERNOR CRIES OUT

From Justina Asishana – Minna Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said the focus on a particular group of people to be those who are affected by coronavirus…

CORONAVIRUS: 3 NEW CASES CONFIRMED, NIGERIA NOW HAS 25 CASES

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HOUSE OF REPS BAN OPEN WORSHIP ACROSS NIGERIA, BARS VISITORS TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The House of Representatives, after a two-hour debate on Wednesday, banned all forms of open worships across the country over the corona virus pandemic. It said the measure was based…

CORONAVIRUS: AVOID USE OF CASH, IF YOU CAN, CBN WARNS NIGERIANS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt alternative payment methods like electronic transfers to avoid the spread of Coronavirus. The CBN Director of Corporate Communications,…

NIGERIAN TESTS POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS IN US

A Nigerian man has tested positive for deadly Wuhan coronavirus in the United States of America. This was announced on Saturday night by the Mayor of District of Columbia (DC),…

CORONAVIRUS: CHINESE CONTRACTORS RECRUITED BY IHEDIOHA FOR PROJECTS IN IMO ABSCOND

Chris Njoku, Owerri Chinese nationals hired by former Governor of Imo State Emeka Ihiedioha to execute road projects in the state have absconded from the sites for fear of being…

FRESH TROUBLE FOR NIGERIA AS CORONAVIRUS ENTERS TOGO, CAMEROUN

Eniola Akinkuotu There are subtle fears in some quarters that Nigeria may be at a higher risk of recording another case of the coronavirus disease following new cases recorded in…

CORONAVIRUS: 5 CHINESE, 39 NIGERIANS QUARANTINED IN PLATEAU

 Agabus Pwanagba Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Lar Ndam Nimkong said 43 persons including Chinese national have been isolated in mining sites in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau…

LAGOS GOVERNMENT BEGIN SEARCH FOR ALL CONTACTS OF ITALIAN WHO BROUGHT CORONAVIRUS TO NIGERIA

Sodiq Oyeleke The Lagos State State Government has begun a search for all the contacts of the Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria. This was contained in a press statement…

FG ON RED ALERT AS CORONAVIRUS SPREADS WORLDWIDE

AS CORONAVIRUS SPREADS TO 12 COUNTRIES… •To start screening persons, goods from China •Urges Nigerians not to panic, directs NCDC labs to be ready •54 killed, 1,287 infected, US, Malaysia,…