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Coronavirus: WHO chief reacts to death threats, racist attacks

Nigeria, April 9 -- The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Wednesday, said he has received death threats and racist insults while running the global efforts to f... Read More


COVID-19 will have a negative impact on food security - Experts

Nigeria, April 9 -- Experts in the agricultural sector have said that the fast-spreading COVID-19 across the country will have a negative impact on food security in the nation. The Special Adviser to... Read More


Abacha loot: Nigerian govt disagrees with US senator's move against funds return

Nigeria, April 9 -- The federal government has refused an attempt by United States lawmaker, Chuck Grassley, to block the repatriation of $320m laundered by the late military dictator, Sani Abacha. M... Read More


Coronavirus: ECOWAS Commission announces support for West African countries

Nigeria, April 9 -- The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Commission has announced financial donations and equipment to its member states in support of their fight against the ravages ... Read More


Nigerian lawmakers repeatedly tried to manipulate NSIP beneficiaries - Presidential Aide

Nigeria, April 9 -- Nigerian lawmakers repeatedly tried to manipulate the list of beneficiaries of the government's social investment programmes (NSIP), a presidential aide has said. The Special Advi... Read More


'Internet of Things' can help fight COVID-19 - NITDA

Nigeria, April 9 -- The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says deploying Internet of Things (IoT) can help countries affected by the coronavirus respond to the pandemic better... Read More


Don't 'politicise' war on coronavirus, WHO replies Trump

Nigeria, April 9 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO), on Wednesday, defended itself against criticisms levelled at it by the United States President, Donald Trump, concerning the coronavirus pandem... Read More


Lockdown: Ebonyi partially restores religious activities

Nigeria, April 9 -- The Ebonyi State Government has granted a partial restoration of religious activities in the state. The government also relaxed the ban on burials by giving those in the state bet... Read More


Stabilisation Fund: We'll provide $150 million to Nigerian govt within 72 hours - NSIA

Nigeria, April 9 -- The disbursement of $150 million (about N52.5 billion) from the Stabilisation Fund to augment the monthly statutory Federation Account allocation to the three tiers of government w... Read More


COVID-19: DisCos promise Nigerians free electricity for two months

Nigeria, April 9 -- For the period of the coronavirus pandemic, electricity distribution companies (DisCos) have promised to supply electricity to their consumers free of charge for two months The pr... Read More