Tag Archives: Abuja

COVID-19: FG Evacuates About 102 Stranded Nigerians From Morocco

Nigeria has recorded the return of about 102 stranded nationals from Morroco. The evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Thursday with Air Morocco from Casablanca. Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed the news via their official Twitter handle. Prior to their return, the commission noted that the evacuees tested negative to COVID-19 and will…

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Federal Government Directs All Civil Servants To Undergo COVID-19 Test

The federal government has issued a circular mandating all its civil servants in Abuja to undergo COVID-19 test. According to the Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office in the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr. Evelyn Ngige, the move is part of the strategy to curtail the spread of the virus. Ngige in a…

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Senate Honours Late Gallant Pilot, Arotile As She’s Laid To Rest In Abuja

The funeral rites of Tolulope Arotile has commenced in Abuja after the Flying Officer remains arrived at the military cemetery on Airport Road, The Punch reports. Spotted paying final respects to Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot at the burial are members of her family; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; Chief of Defence…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Says 63% Of Sanitizers Are Counterfeit

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said that about 63 per cent of alcohol-based hand sanitisers in circulation are not registered and may not be genuine while condemning the activities of those taking advantage of the pandemic to flood the market with substandard products. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the…

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Ex-NDDC Boss, Joy Nunieh’s Home Invaded By Security Operatives In Rivers State

Dozens of security operatives have invaded the home of Joy Nunieh, the former acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), who is scheduled to testify before Senate committee today as part of the ongoing probe of the commission today, Wednesday July 16. The policemen reportedly arrived at Nunieh’s residence at 3 Owuru Creek View,…

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ICYMI: Hundred More Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Dubai, UK

Flights conveying hundred more stranded Nigerians around the globe has landed in Nigeria amid rising Coronavirus cases being reported daily. According to the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) report on Tuesday, 329 nationals arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Earlier, 261 more evacuees had arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja at exactly…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 595 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Now 33,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpasses 33,000 following the record of 595 new infections in the country. In a statement on Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the new infections were recorded in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Lagos maintained the lead position with a total of 156 new infections, followed…

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Vice President’s Daughter, Kiki Osinbajo Reacts To Journalist’s N800m Investment Claim

Kiki Osinabjo, daughter of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has reacted to online claims she invested N800m in the Abuja property where she’s running her business in. Jackson Ude, the Former Director of Strategy and Communications under President Goodluck Jonathan administration made the allegations via Twitter on Friday where he stated that Kiki invested N800 million in the property housing her…

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ICYMI: NCDC Confirms 499 New COVID-19 Cases — 157 In Lagos

On Thursday July 9 2020, the total caseload of the COVID-19 in Nigeria’s COVID-19 arose to 30,748 with the record of 499 new cases. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest update via Twitter where they noted that the new infections were identified in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Lagos State maintained…

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