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FG considers lockdown in Abuja, Lagos, others as COVID-19 cases surpass 127,000

THE federal government says any other COVID-19 lockdown would be in Abuja, Lagos and other urban cities across the country. Mukhtar Muhammad, national incident manager...

COVID-19 second wave: Does Nigeria need another lockdown?

DURING the Thursday briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, national coordinator of the PTF, Sani Aliyu, said the federal...

VIDEO: Survivors narrate harrowing experience of Domestic Abuse during COVID-19 lockdown

DESPITE domestication of violence against Persons Prohibition (VAPP ACT), signed in 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, cases of Sexual and Gender-based Violence, SGBV are on the increase with those saddled with the responsibility of checking the scourge doing nothing to stop and protect those affected. The ICIR reports the travail of victims of SGBV during the COVID-19 lockdown.

COVID worsens problems of Nigerian autistic children, and their parents

The COVID-19 pandemic has widened inequalities for Nigerian children having developmental disabilities, especially autism, most have lost learning time since schools were shut down.In contrast, parents who can afford online learning have to spend more.

Day after declaring lock down, Kano confirms five new cases of Covid-19

THE Kano State Ministry of Health  has announced five new additional Covid-19 cases in the state. Salihu Yakasai, Media aide to Kano State Governor ,...

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Police arrest three bandits behind the kidnap of Kaduna Baptist school students

NIGERIAN Police Force (NPF) said operatives have arrested three suspected bandits responsible for kidnapping students of Bethel Baptist High...

DHQ reacts to viral video of NYSC member assaulted by soldier, vows to deal with erring officer

THE Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has reacted to viral footage showing a female soldier assaulting a female corp member in...

Fashola proposes ‘maintenance economy’, renovation of 25 federal secretariats

THE Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, proposed a new idea of maintaining government buildings and...

Leaked chats of British-Nigerian minister on colonialism spark a row  

THE UK’s newly appointed Minister of State for Equality Kemi Badenoch has come under criticism after private chats where...

Pensioners protest non-payment of 10-year outstanding gratuities in Ogun

LOCAL Government Pensioners' Association of Nigeria (LOGPAN), Ogun State Chapter, has taken to the state government's secretariat to protest...
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