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Nigerian minister tests positive for COVID-19

THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Bello has tested positive for COVID-19.  His Chief Press Secretary Anthony Ogunleye broke the news in...

COVID-19: Why Nigeria slipped into fourth wave

ON Monday, December 20, the Nigerian government announced that the country had plunged into the fourth wave of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

How Nigeria lost nearly 300 working days to hospital strikes in eight years 

INCESSANT strikes by doctors and other health workers working in Federal Government-run hospitals in Nigeria resulted in loss of about 300 working days between...

Lassa fever kills doctor, pregnant woman in Nasarawa

NIGERIA has recorded two new deaths from Lassa fever. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a statement mailed to The ICIR...

COVID-19, poverty worsening gender-based violence in Nigeria – SFH

THE Society for Family Health (SFH) has blamed economic downturns and biting effects of COVID-19 as major drivers of gender-based violence (GBV) in Nigeria. Addressing...

Nigeria blames donors, manufacturers for expiration of one million COVID-19 vaccines

THE Nigerian government has blamed donors and manufacturers for the expiration of a large percentage of its COVID-19 vaccines. Reacting to a report by Reuters on Wednesday that...

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Missing arms not peculiar to Police alone -Wase

DEPUTY Speaker of the House Of Representatives Idris Wase said the issue of missing arms might not be limited...

Abdulsalami warns against fuel price hike as NEC proposes N302 per litre

AMID concerns that the Nigerian government is considering a National Economic Council (NEC) committee report that recommended hiking the...

How Sanwo-Olu purchased trains abandoned by US state

THE Lagos State government has received commendation for signing a deal with Talgo, a US-based Spanish company, for the...

Bauchi politicians betray people’s trust, plunder State’s forest reserves

By Haruna Mohammed SALISU IN Ningi Bauchi State, local politicians are enabling massive felling of trees in forest reserves despite...

Fresh controversy hits electoral bill over consensus option introduced by Senate

FRESH controversy has hit the Electoral Act Amendment Bill as civil society organisations (CSOs) have rejected the consensus option...
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