COVID-19: NCDC records 156,558 discharges at May 30

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says one person has been discharged on Sunday after recovering from COVID-19, bringing the total number of discharged cases to 156,558. The NCDC confirmed the new recovery in its latest update, via its official website on Sunday. It also reported 30 new additional COVID-19 infections in three states. […]

World Bank approves $700m loan for Nigeria

The World Bank has approved a $700 million loan for the Nigeria Sustainable Urban and Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (SURWASH). In a statement released Thursday, May 27, the World Bank said the loan will provide six million people with basic drinking water services and 1.4 million people access to improved sanitation services. […]

Politicians Are The Ones Giving Bandits Gun – Seun Kuti Reveals

Seun Kuti, musician and youngest son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Kuti has accused Nigerian politicians of aiding and arming bandits with guns in the country. He had disclosed that if Nigeria wants banditry to be dissolved, they should be mandated to outline names of those they have given guns to so that those guns can […]

Chris Okotie Speaks On Nigeria’s Situation, Says Crisis Is Looming

Shepherd Superintendent of the Household of God church, Rev. Chris Okotie has warned that Nigeria is at the threshold of a major crisis. In his second public statement in the last three weeks, the reverend said that the forces holding Nigeria hostage would be defeated in the impending explosion, after which the nation would experience […]

Nigeria should adopt 1963 Republican constitution and scrap 1999 Constitution –Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said the 1999 Constitution should be scrapped and the 1963 Republican Constitution should be amended and adopted as the country’s constitution. The 80-year-old senior advocate believed that the 1963 Republican Constitution contained all that were being agitated for in the country at the […]

Pastor Tunde Bakare Reveals Those Responsible For Nigeria’s Woes

General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, CGCC, Pastor Tunde Bakare said some youths in their 20s and 30s were responsible for Nigeria’s current woes. Pastor Bakare who stated this on Saturday, noted that these youths once trusted with power messed up the system in Nigeria. He explained that the older generation of leaders […]

NSCDC establishes female squad to tackle insecurity

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has established a Female Squad whose primary responsibility will be to enhance security in schools susceptible to bandits’ attack. The NSCDC Commandant-General, Ahmed Audi, disclosed this at the passing out parade of personnel of the squad at the corps training College in Katsina today May 21.   “Female […]

FG moves against proposed Lagos anti-graft commission

The Federal Government will move against the proposed Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has made it known. Malami stated that no state law can override the Constitution. The minister was on Politics Today, a current affairs programme on Channels Television on […]

Shell Announce Plans To Leave Nigeria, See Why

Multinational oil giant Shell has announced its plans to withdraw from Nigeria’s onshore oil sector. It noted that its continued operation in the beleaguered Niger Delta region was against the interest of the company. The CEO, Van Beurden, announced the development at the company’s annual general meeting on Tuesday. It was reported that Beurden said […]