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The South Korean government has expressed its willingness to invest in Cross River State. South Korean Ambassador, Kim Young-Chae gave the indication in Abuja during a meeting with Governor Ben Ayade. Ambassador Young-Chae who explained that big corporations in South Korea were set to do business in Cross River if encouraged, solicited close ties with […]

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has stressed the restriction order on religious and other mass gatherings in the state as cases of COVID-19 rises. Sanwo-Olu said the situation at hand requires reactivation of full compliance with all COVID-19 protective protocols already outlined by the State Government. He said this while giving an update on the coronavirus […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians against the use of certain hand sanitizers. Mojisola Adeyeye, the director-general of NAFDAC  said in a public alert issued on Monday that the US Food and Drug Agency (USFDA) had placed all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on a countrywide import […]

Police in Kano have arrested 45-year-old Mohammed Aliyu for parading himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police. Details of the arrest are contained in a statement released by the state command’s Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Kiyawa. Kiyawa said the suspect went to a hotel in the metropolis and requested accommodation to lodge some of his […]

Former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Adedibu Ojerinde, has been granted bail in the sum of 200 million naira and two sureties in like sum pending the hearing of the trial of his funds’ diversion case. Justice Obiora Egwuatu in ruling on a bail application said the two sureties must […]

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has identified Lagos State as the epicenter of Tuberculosis in the country, adding that more than 300,000 cases are left undiagnosed nationwide every year. Speaking during a virtual interview with journalists yesterday, the director, technical programmes, USAID Tuberculosis Local Organizations Network (TB LON 3) project, Olugbenga Daniel, said […]

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced drilling of six officials of the Oyo State House of Assembly over alleged conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, misappropriation of public funds, and abuse of office to the tune of over N1.3 billion. The officials interrogated include Kolawole Samuel Kayode (Director […]

The Chinese Government wants the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work together for the development of Nigeria. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Cui Jianchun gave the advice while addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday during the Communist Party of China (CPC) and World Political Parties Summit held virtually. Speaking at […]

The Federal Government is seeking the support of United Nations (UN) to persuade developed countries to redeem 100 billion dollars pledge made to support developing countries to attain Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) target. The Minister of Environment, Dr Mohammed Abubakar said this yesterday when the UN Deputy Secretary General, Hajiya Amina Mohammed paid him a […]

The governors of southern states have rejected the proposed three percent share to host communities in the Petroleum Industry Bill recently passed by the House of Representatives. A communique issued by the governors at the end of their meeting in Lagos said, the governors, instead, supported five per cent shares to the communities. The governors, […]


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