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COVID-19 pushed 115 million people into extreme poverty – World Bank

For the first time in over two decades, global extreme poverty is expected to rise in 2020 due to COVID-19.

UAE to Commence issuance of Visas to Nigerians Thursday

The United Arab Emirates, UAE, will begin issuance of Visas to Nigerians from Thursday, October 8, 2020. This was...

Visa restrictions: FG lifts ban on Emirates Airline

The federal government has lifted the ban on Emirates Airline flights into the country. Hadi Sirika, the minister of...

UK spent N867.3b to send polio out of Nigeria – British High Commission

The United Kingdom on Wednesday said that it invested £1.7 billion (N867.3 billion) since 1995 to help end the wild polio virus...

FG, Ireland sign MoU to return €5.5m Abacha Loot

Ireland has signed a memorandum of understanding with the federal government to return €5.5 million looted by Sani Abacha, the late head...

WHO urges Nigeria to decentralise coronavirus testing

The World Health Organisation has commended Nigeria for being able to set up 61 laboratories that can test for COVID-19 in the...

Russia’s coronavirus vaccine undergoes final testing phase

Russian Deputy Health Minister, Oleg Grinev, says a state laboratory vaccine for the novel coronavirus is undergoing final testing phase, expected to...

COVID-19: Nigerian government receives second Batch medical supplies of UN basket fund

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has joined other stakeholders to receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund...

Reps uncovers clauses conceding Nigeria’s sovereignty to China in loan deal

A House of Representatives committee has raised the alarm over clauses conceding Nigeria’s sovereignty to China in a loan agreement.

WHO: Hepatitis patients at higher risk of coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa says people with hepatitis-related complications are at a higher risk of...

Covid-19: India donates seven tonnes of hydroxychloroquine to Nigeria

The Republic of India has assisted Nigeria with seven tonnes of hydroxychloroquine as part of its contribution to the fight against the...

Bill Gates donates $1 million to address Covid-19 in Nigeria

A UN finance support platform tagged “One UN COVID-19 Response Basket Fund”, says it has received additional one million dollars to help...

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Ahmad Sajoh appointed Nigerian President of IPMA UK Executive Council

The International professional Managers Association UK has appointed Honourable Ibrahim Ahmad Sajoh its Nigerian council President. The Adamawa state...

Petrol, electricity tariff hike: Federal Government not ready for discussions – Organised Labour

The Organised Labour on Monday said the Nigerian Government was not interested in honest dialogue over the hike in electricity tariff and...

Correspondent Chapel to honour Kano Deputy Governor, AGF, 5 others

The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and Director General, National Information...

Open Latter To Baba Buhari On The Need To Avert Nigeria From Going into Depression

By Abba Dukawa Officially Nigeria has entered its second recession in five years as official figures published on Saturday...