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Covid-19 pandemic

Fani-Kayode, Bello, Melaye and other conspiracy theorists spreading misinformation about COVID-19

SINCE the outbreak of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, there have been bogus and unproven claims by conspiracy...

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.

About 98 percent of Nigerians say they did not receive Govt’s palliatives -Report

A SURVEY report by SB Morgen intelligence in conjunction with the Open Societies Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), has revealed that about 98.8 percent...
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[FACT-CHECK] COVID-19: Is it safe to be in an aircraft without physical distancing?

Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on July 11 claimed that it is safe to be in an aircraft cabin without physical distancing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smallholder farmers recount tales of woes during lockdown

Smallholder farmers in Nigeria, majority of who are women, produce the bulk of the food that the nation feeds on. The COVID-19 pandemic has...

Children hawk facemask in FCT to survive during lockdown

By, Temitope Mustapha, Abuja. JUDE kadiri hits the road every day 6:30 am to sell facemasks since the COVID-19 pandemic surfaced in the Federal Capital...
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Was Access Bank in Onne, Rivers State shut down due to COVID-19 infection?

A viral voice note on WhatsApp last June claimed that Access Bank in Onne, Rivers State has been shut down due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

Smallholder women farmers and challenges of attaining food security in Nigeria

Nigerian women farmers are known for their active involvement in agriculture, which has contributed a lot to ensuring food security in the country. However,...


Bandits kill assistant commissioner of police, one other in Katsina

BANDITS killed an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) in charge of Dutsinma Area Command in Katsina State, Aminu Umar,...

Gunmen attack Buhari’s convoy in Katsina

GUNMEN have attacked the advance convoy of President Muhammadu Buhari in his home state, Katsina. Buhari is scheduled to be...

Motorists, workers groan as fuel scarcity bites harder

MOTORISTS and workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are still groaning under the impact of unceasing fuel scarcity...

How informal sector employees can access NSITF benefits in event of accident

INFORMAL sector workers can access benefits of the 'Employees Compensation' scheme from the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSIT)...

My missing high school result was second-best nationally in 1976 – Okowa

THE vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said his...
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