Category Archives: Breaking

Infectious Disease Bill To Go Through Public Hearing After Igniting Controversy

A week after speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila unveiled the Infectious disease bill, the lawmaker has announced that will go through public hearing after much pressure. The bill which was sponsored alongside Chairman of the House Committee on Health Institutions Pascal Obi and Chairman of the House Committee on Health services Tanko Sanunu, had ignited backlash…

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COVID-19: Jigawa State Records Over 100 Mysterious Deaths In 10 Days

According to reports from Channels TV, over 100 Jigawa indigenes have died within the last ten days in Hadejia Local Government Area of the north-western state. The Special Assistant to the Local Council Chairman on Media, Sani Kakabori revealed that an average of ten people mostly above the ages of fifty have passed away daily for the last ten…

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NIDCOM To Begin Planned Evacuation Of Nigerians In Diaspora This Week

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has announced that the planned evacuation of Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom, the United States of America (USA) amongst other countries will begin this week. The Chairman of the commission, Mrs. Dabiri- Erewa made the disclosure on Monday through her Twitter handle. She wrote, “Planned evacuation…

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Just In: Nigeria Receives Another $311m Abacha Loot From The United States

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received over $311million recovered assets of General Sani Abacha repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey, Channels Television reports. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, confirmed this on Monday in a statement by the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations at…

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Mass Deaths In Kano State Connected To COVID-19, Presidency Reveals

The ravaging novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been linked to the mysterious deaths recorded in Kano state for the past few weeks, Dr Nasiru Sani Gwarzo, leader of the Presidential Task Force Committee on COVID-19 revealed. Disclosing this to newsmen on Sunday May 3rd, Gwarzo said tests carried out so far, established that COVID-19 was the…

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New Statistics Reveal 82.9 Million Nigerians Are Currently Living In Poverty

According to the 2019 Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics today May 4, 82.9 million Nigerians are currently living in poverty in Nigeria. This figure represents 40.09% of the total population. 52.10% of rural dwellers are living in poverty while the poverty rate in urban centres is 18.04%. The…

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