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We didn’t spend N18.9bn only on bush clearing – Agric Ministry...

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By DORIS ESA ÀBUJA - The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says it did not spend N18.9 billion only on bush clearing contract...

Osun to hold LG poll on Oct. 15

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By OLAJIDE IDOWU OSOGBO- The Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC), says it plans to hold the state local government council poll on Oct. 15.Otunba Segun...

Dollar scarcity, another pandemic against Nigerian tourism- DG NTDC

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By TAIYE OLAYEMI LAGOS- The Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) says the scarcity of the American dollar has become a worrisome threat to the survival...

Scores of PDP supporters defect to APC in Kebbi

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By IBRAHIM BELLO BIRNIN KEBBI- A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Maiyama Local Government Area of Kebbi State, Alhaji Abubakar Kurun-Kuku, alongside...

Gov. Abiodun presents 13 SUVs to Ogun judiciary

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By YETUNDE FATUNGASEA ABEOKUTA- Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has presented 13 Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) to the state judiciary to enhance welfare of judges...

Buhari receives outgoing ECOWAS President, lauds him for United ECOWAS

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BY ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the outgoing President of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, for...

You’ve indeed been worthy Ambassador of our country, Buhari tells Barkindo

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By ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the nation’s gratitude to the outgoing Secretary-General of  Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammed Barkindo, describing him...

FCT Minister pledges support for Ahmadu Bello memorial foundation

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By SALISU SANI-IDRIS ABUJA- The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has pledged support of the FCT Administration for the activities of Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial...

Hajj: Lagos to refund payments by prospective pilgrims over unavailable slots

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By FLORENCE ONUEGBU LAGOS- The Lagos State Government says it will refund payments made by prospective pilgrims over inability of the National Hajj Commission of...

FCTA threatens to shut down schools over violation of guidelines

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By SALISU SANI-IDRIS ABUJA- The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Education Secretariat, on Friday in Abuja vowed to shut down any school that failed to...

University students lament as ASUU strike continues

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By PRECIOUS AKUTAMADU PORT HARCOURT- Some students of Nigerian public universities  have expressed frustration over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU). Some...

Buhari inaugurates Presidential Council on Digital Economy, e-Government

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By ISMAILA CHAFE ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Presidential Council on Digital Economy and e-Government, promising that his administration will continue to take...

WHO D-G, Ghebreyesus, re-elected

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- The Member States of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday re-elected Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus to serve a second five-year...

Ogun first lady, captains of industry advocate end to digital gender...

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By RUKAYAT MOISEMHE LAGOS - Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, First Lady, Ogun State and captains of industry have stressed the need to leverage technology to...

As LCCI president Covid-19 pandemic my biggest challenge! I had to...

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Toki Mabogunje, lawyer, business consultant, capacity builder, corporate strategist and value chain developer, is the immediate past president of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and...

COVID-19: Managing the gradual return to normalcy, By Isaac N Obasi

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Across much of the world, COVID-19 pandemic is no longer seen as the most dangerous life-threatening disease facing society today, as was the case...

Nigeria makes use of face mask optional, set to relax all...

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ABUJA - The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 head by the Secretary to the Government of Federation, Boss Mustapha, has said the use of...

Holmes: A virus hunter in the Wuhan market

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For years, Edward Holmes worried about animal markets causing a pandemic. Now he finds himself at the center of the debate over the origins...

COVID-19: Two thirds of households with children have lost income during...

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....UNICEF-World Bank report finds that the lost earnings have left adults in 1 in 4 households with children going a day or more without...

Dogs sniff out virus with high accuracy variant that combines Delta...

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The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that...