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Nigeria Women Football League loses board member

Ms. Henrietta Ukaigwe By Olanrewaju Akojede The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) on Tuesday in Lagos announced the death of one of its board members, Ms Henrietta Ukaigwe. The NWFL Chairperson, Aisha Falode, who disclosed this in a statement, said the respected journalist died during a brief illness. “It’s a sad day for women football […]

57 health workers contract COVID-19 in Plateau -Official

By Martha Agas The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr. Nimkong Lar, said 57 health workers were infected with COVID-19 in the course of their duties in health centres in the state. Lar stated this at a press briefing after an executive council meeting on Wednesday in Jos. He said that they were workers managing […]

COVID -19: 63% of hand sanitiser in Abuja not registered by NAFDAC – PTF

Abujah Racheal The Presidential Task force (PTF), on COVID-19 has revealed that 63 per cent of hand sanitiser sold in Abuja, have no NAFDAC registration. The Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF Boss Mustapha, stated this while Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF COVID-19, in Abuja, […]

Military airstrike hits terrorists’ camp, kills scores in Borno

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram camp in Borno, killing several terrorists in a massive air strikes on July 15. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Thursday, said the air raid took place at Ngwuri […]

Harness youths for post-COVID-19 economic recovery

By Mustapha Sumaila The African Development Bank (AfDB) says harnessing the youth workforce can speed economic recovery in the post-COVID-19 era in the West African countries. The AfDB’s Communications and External Department made this known in a statement on Friday on in its regional economic outlook report. It stated that the virtual launch of the […]

NGF mourns Arotile

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed  deep sorrow at the tragic death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile. The   News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Arotile died  in a car accident on Tuesday in Kaduna. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, […]

Buhari commends strong bonds of Nigeria-Pakistan relations

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the strong bonds of friendship that exist between Nigeria and Pakistan which he said are characterized by extensive Military-to-Military engagement. The president made his feeling known at the virtual farewell meeting with Maj.-Gen. Waqar Kingravi, the out-going Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria, on Thursday in […]

WTO: FG inaugurates campaign strategy team for Okonjo-Iweala

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala By Emmanuella Anokam The Federal Government has inaugurated a Campaign Strategy Team for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is vying for the post of the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO). Mr. Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, while inaugurating the team on Thursday in Abuja, said it was key to […]

12 EFCC directors suspended

About 12 directors and top staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been suspended with immediate effect. The notice of suspension was communicated to the acting chairman of the commission, Mr Mohammed Umar, on Tuesday night by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation. Their suspension was said to be in […]

Unflattering book by President Trump’s niece breaks sales records

(NNP) The tell-all book written by the niece of President Trump, Mary Trump, titled “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,” has broken a previous record for the publisher, Simon and Schuster, set by the former White House National Security Advisor, John Bolton, by selling 950,000 copies on […]

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