Half of humanity confined, Masks ‘confiscated’, latest developments in the coronavirus crisis

Worshippers sit in an almost empty auditorium of the Methodist Church of Trinity, Tinubu in compliance to government restriction on social gatherings in Lagos, on March 22, 2020. – Nigeria, the most populated country in Africa, on March 21, 2020 tightened restrictions in three states on places of worship, airports and bars to try and […]

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Sex workers evicted from Benin hotel over fear of spreading coronavirus

Commercial sex workers were on Friday evicted from a hotel at Ugbague area of Benin in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State over fear of possible spread of coronavirus in the area. Speaking with journalists, the Owner of the facility who only gave his name as Osagie, said the eviction became necessary because of […]

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‘Army routine deployment will boost war against terrorism’

Terrence Kuanum, a researcher with renowned internal humanitarian group, Global Amnesty Watch, has applauded the Nigerian Army’s recent redeployment of its senior officers. According to the foremost author and activist, this exercise will positively boost the war against terrorism. In a major shakeup on Tuesday and approved by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur […]

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Lockdown order: No Nigerian should suffer harm or pain, Buhari warns security agents

The Federal Government has urged security and law enforcement agencies to deploy tact and caution in the course of enforcing the lockdown rules, even, in the face of provocation. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Taskforce Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha made the appeal on Friday in Abuja […]

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Plagues, politics and conflict: Hajj cancellations over the centuries

The Jamarat used to be small pillars which would be stoned, symbolising stoning of the devil Coronavirus may see pilgrimage scrapped for the first time since the founding of Saudi Arabia, but 2020 may join a long list of years that have missed the annual event   Saudi Arabia on Tuesday laid the ground for […]

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SGF speaks on rumoured sack of Buhari’s CoS, Abba Kyari

By Abbas Jimoh The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has responded to the rumour that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari had been sacked. There was a sack letter in circulation on social media last Wednesday, said to have been from the SGF,  announcing the sack of […]

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The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG), Chairman, Niger State Task Force on COVID-19, Ahmed Ibrahim Matane and Hon. Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mohammed Sani Idris today Thursday, 2nd April, 2020 at the studio of NSTV Minna discussing on the containment measures taken by the State Government to curb the spread of coronavirus in the State.

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Nigerian Military Launches Airstrikes on Bandits in Pandogari, Niger State

1. In continuation of operations aimed at flushing out armed bandits from the Country, the Armed Forces of Nigeria, through the Air Component of Operation GAMA AIKI, has neutralized some bandits at their hideout located about 10Km Southeast of Pandogari in Niger State. The attack was undertaken on 31 March 2020, sequel to credible human […]

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NIGER STATE COMMENCES FUMIGATION AGAINST COVID-19

 Niger State Government has commenced  fumigation of public places against the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state.This follows the directive of Governor ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO.Commissioner of Environment and Forestry, Mohammed Tanko Zakari who represented Governor Abubakar Sani Bello at the flag-off exercise at the Kure Ultra-Modern Market, Wednesday assured that the exercise will be carried […]

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With profound gratitude to God Almighty, the family of Chief Pharmacist Moses Makun( Hankuri chemist), announce the call to glory of our Mother, grandmother, greatgrand mother, sister and aunt. She is survived by six(6) children, fourteen(14) grand children, five (5) great grandchildren and many relations. Signed… Emmanuel Makun for the family.

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