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Court sentences PTDF scammer 10 to years imprisonment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, yesterday secured the conviction of one Mobuse John before Hon. Justice Muhammad Sifawa of...

I have tested negative for COVID-19, says Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has denied being in self-isolation. He also clarified that he had since tested negative for the Coronavirus Disease...

Governors’ Forum DG, wife embark on self-isolation

The Director-General of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), Asishana Okauru, and his wife, Ifueko, have embarked on self-isolation after having contacts with several persons...

Police arrest hackers of bank accounts in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command, on Wednesday, said it had arrested members of a six-man gang suspected to be bank account hackers. The suspects were...

Gunmen kidnap Delta man after eating wife’s jollof rice

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a man simply identified as Mr Joseph after allegedly forcing his wife to cook jollof rice for...

2020 UTME: We’re reviewing CCTV footage, offenders to forfeit results –...

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said it is reviewing the Closed Circuit Television footage of its centres nationwide to discover possible cases of...

Coronavirus: 19,246 deaths, 427,940 cases recorded in 181 countries

The number of deaths around the world from the novel coronavirus cases stood at 19,246, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1100...

Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but ‘remains in good health’

Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said, adding that the Duchess of Cornwall, 72, has...

Coronavirus: Simple ways to keep your business running

Coronavirus is beginning to shake up businesses and consumer behaviour on a massive scale. Both the public and private sectors are scrambling to slow the...

FG alerts Nigerians to dangerous computer coronavirus

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the alarm over the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent coronavirus Ransomware application, which claims to provide...

NECO postpones 2020 national common entrance examinations

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2020 National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) into unity colleges earlier scheduled for March 28, 2020. The organisation...

Closure of Lagos markets, courts, recreation centres takes effect from tomorrow

The Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu, yesterday directed that all open markets and stores should close, except for sellers of food and medicines,...

Manchester United set to sign Ighalo in £15m permanent deal

Manchester United now plan on signing Odion Ighalo on a permanent basis as they’re unsure if the striker would be able to play for...

Gas unavailability hinders 4,024.5MW as TCN repairs transformers

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Tuesday announced that it had repaired one of its 60MVA 132/33kV power transformers in its Sokoto Transmission Substation,...

Kogi commercial driver beaten to death over N500

There was gridlock at the Lokoja end of the Abuja/Lokoja Expressway on Tuesday as the driver of a J5 commercial bus was allegedly beaten...

Police inspector kills couple, commits suicide in Imo

A police inspector, Kenneth Enamika, has committed suicide after killing a couple, Cajethan and Oluchi Aputanze, in Mgbidi, Oru West Local Government Area of...

Bauchi governor tests positive for coronavirus

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has tested positive to coronavirus following the clinical test carried out on him and his aides by the Nigeria Centre...

Sanwo-Olu orders closure of markets, stores in Lagos

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday ordered the closure of all markets and stores to contain the spread of coronavirus. The closure commences from Thursday...

Nigeria coronavirus cases rise to 44

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced two new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of persons infected in the country to...

Tokyo 2020: Olympic and Paralympic Games postponed because of coronavirus

The event, due to begin on 24 July, will now take place "no later than summer 2021". "I proposed to postpone for a year and...

Four new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, figure rises to 40

Four new cases of the Coronavirus disease have been confirmed in Nigeria. Three of the cases are in Lagos state, while 1 is in the...

ASUU begins indefinite strike over failed pact, IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, declared a total and indefinite strike over the failure of the Federal Government to keep to...

Teacher allegedly rapes 14-year-old pupil in Ogun

A 23-year-old secondary school teacher, Azunyere Chima, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge...

FUNAAB VC denies plot to assassinate expelled student

The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Prof. Felix  Salako, has  refuted an  allegation of assassination levied against him by an expelled student of...

Coronavirus: Umahi bans weddings, burials, others for 31 days

The  Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, on Monday, banned all forms of public gatherings in the state for 31 days. Umahi disclosed the ban during...

Government plans troop deployment as Aisha Buhari urges total shutdown

The Federal Government has said it wouldn’t rule out tougher decisions in its bid to control the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), even as it warned...