No fewer than 17 farmers have been reportedly killed in a fresh attack on Ancha village in Miango District, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, North-Central Nigeria by gunmen suspected to be armed herdsmen. The attack which took place from Tuesday night into the early hours of Wednesday also left many others injured with […]

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five,  health secretary, Sajid Javid has announced. Citing data from the UK Health Security Agency. Javid told the Commons “Two-thirds of positive cases are no longer infectious by the end of day five”.  This […]

An Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has granted an ex-parte application brought before it to remand one Olukayode Adebayo (37) in the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti. In her ruling, Magistrate Mojisola Salau said, remanding the defendant will allow the Police to complete their investigation while the Prosecutor, Inspector Sadiq Adeniyi […]

A U.S. man with terminal heart disease was implanted with a genetically modified pig heart in a first-of-its-kind surgery, and three days later the patient is doing well, his doctors reported on Monday. The surgery, performed by a team at the University of Maryland Medicine, is among the first to demonstrate the feasibility of a […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the death of one hundred and two persons due to Lassa fever. This confirmation comes via the website of the agency. NCDC noted that cases of Lassa fever have risen to 4,632 in the country, thus putting states in Nigeria on red alert of the virus. […]

Four Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been arrested by the Police in Osun state for kidnapping. They were said to have whisked a Bureau de Change operator to a bush along Ilesa road where they demanded ransom. Nineteen other suspects were also […]

Tricycle operators in kano on Monday embarked on a strike forcing commuters to trek long distances to their various workplaces as the strike came unannounced. They commenced an indefinite strike over a series of allegations against the Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA), with some of the allegations including extortion, over-taxing, and bad roads. The tricycle […]

Workers of the Ondo state-owned Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, in Ondo state, have commenced an indefinite strike over unpaid salary arrears of 13 months. The workers who protested at the gate of the institution carried placards with various inscriptions chanting solidarity songs to drive home their demands. The chairman of the Senior Staff Association of […]

Nigeria’s Senior Male National football team, the Super Eagles have arrived in Garoua, Cameroon ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, which begins on Sunday in the Central African country. The team arrived at Garoua Wednesday as they look set to win their 4th Africa Cup of Nations Title. A total of 25 […]

In preparation against the 2023 general elections, Nigerians in the northeast have been challenged to resist any scheme that will force a candidate on them using zoning tactics, stressing that the region must be given the opportunity to produce the next president come 2023. This is coming from the Members technical committee for Atiku Abubakar […]

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