DRC begins vaccination against latest Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has started vaccination against the latest Ebola outbreak in the northeaster North Kivu province, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday. The vaccination has targeted high risk populations in North Kivu, in which the provincial health minister and the provincial coordinator of the Expanded Program on Immunization […]

Enugu state Govt. seizes 48 caskets

Officials of the Nsukka Local Government Council in Enugu State have demolished shops and seized caskets in a bid to force traders to relocate to a new market. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent in Nsukka reports that the action was carried out by the council officials late on Wednesday. No fewer than 48 […]

2018 Hajj: Over 1 million pilgrims arrive Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Directorate General for Passports has announced that 1,057,880 pilgrims, arrived in Saudi Arabia for the 2018 Hajj. The Directorate said that he number was an increase of 64,905 pilgrims with growth rate of nearly 7 per cent, compared to the same period last year. According to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the directorate […]

10 ships with petrol, others arrive Lagos ports

Ten ships carrying various products are waiting to berth at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday in Lagos. It said five of the vessels contained petrol, while the remaining five would berth with bulk urea, container, frozen fish, aviation fuel and bulk fertiliser. The NPA also said 39 […]

Transfer my case from Justice Nyako, Magu tells CJ

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has urged the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice, Adamu Abdul-Kafarati, to transfer all the lawsuits challenging his appointment as the EFCC helmsman from Justice Binta Nyako. The lawsuits are 11 in number and they have all been consolidated before Justice […]