Nigeria records new highest daily figure of COVID-19 cases

Nigeria, July 2 -- Nigeria on Wednesday recorded its new highest daily figure of confirmed COVID-19 cases, as 790 new infections were announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). With ... Read More

Delta Governor Okowa, wife test positive for COVID-19

Nigeria, July 1 -- The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has tested positive for COVID-19. His wife, Edith Okowa, also tested positive. The governor announced this on his verified Facebook Pag... Read More

Undercover journalists expose Ghana's COVID-19 scam

Nigeria, July 1 -- Amidst the increasing number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases globally, many quack doctors in Ghana are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to exploit the citizens by selling f... Read More

Legislature, a misunderstood institution in Nigeria - Saraki

Nigeria, July 1 -- The Nigerian parliament remains a misunderstood institution because many Nigerians, especially the youth, have little knowledge about it, a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, h... Read More

FG says digital switchover to yield $1.1 billion

Nigeria, July 1 -- The Digital Switchover (DSO) will fetch Nigeria $1.1 billion from the collection of TV licences and digital access fees, the information minister, Lai Mohammed, has said. He said t... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria announces dates for resumption of domestic flights

Nigeria, July 1 -- The Nigerian government has announced that domestic flights will resume on July 8. Nigeria shut its airports to non-essential flights in March, to check the spread of COVID-19. Th... Read More

EPL Round-Up: Iheanacho scores first Premier League goal in 2020

Nigeria, July 1 -- Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first Premier League goal of the year on Wednesday night but it was not enough as Leicester City went down to a 2-1 defeat against... Read More

Nigerian writer becomes first black to win 'author of the year' British award

Nigeria, July 1 -- Nigerian-British writer, Bernadine Evaristo, has been named the author of the year at the British Book awards, the first black writer to ever win the category. The British Book awa... Read More

Why we've not published Nigeria's unemployment figures for two years - NBS

Nigeria, July 1 -- The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) will soon commence publishing (un)employment statistics two years after it stopped, the Statistician-General of the Federation, Yemi Kale, ha... Read More

Edo 2020: INEC recognises Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, 12 other candidates

Nigeria, July 1 -- INEC has said only 14 political parties submitted the names of their candidates who emerged from primaries ahead of the Edo 2020 polls. According to an INEC statement released on T... Read More