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Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

Nigeria Reports First Coronavirus Death

The 1st death from #COVID19 in Nigeria has been recorded. The case was a 67 year old male who returned following a medical procedure in UK He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma & diabetes, and was undergoing chemotherapy Our thoughts are with his family.

The broken lives of Nigeria’s gay law suspects

The broken lives of Nigeria’s gay law suspects

From beatings to lost jobs: men arrested at a birthday party two years ago, accused of being gay, say their punishments have already begun. Strained relationships, lost jobs and violence: for 47 men due to stand trial in Nigeria under an internationally condemned law criminalizing homosexuality, the punishment has already begun. These are the stories […]

FG declares Monday, Nov 11 public holiday for Maolud Nabiyy

FG declares Monday, Nov 11 public holiday for Maolud Nabiyy

THE Federal Government on Thursday declared Monday November 11, 2019 as public holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Maolid celebration in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. A statement issued by Mohammed Manga,  Director, Press and Public Relations at […]

Offa Poly lecturer remanded in Ilorin prison over employment scam

Offa Poly lecturer remanded in Ilorin prison over employment scam

Mustapha Ilyas Abdulwasiu, a lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, was on Tuesday arraigned before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorinon by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ilorin Zonal office  on a nine count charge bordering on employment scam and obtaining money by false pretence. The defendant, who teaches […]

Kaduna Councillor Arrested For N11m Fraud

Kaduna Councillor Arrested For N11m Fraud

Chris Steven, Abuja The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested a councillor representing Kakuri Hausa, Ward, Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State, Theophilus Madami for offences bordering on alleged criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of funds to the tune of N11.8million. The suspect, allegedly […]

Minimum Wage Payment Takes Effect From April 18, Presidency Directs

Minimum Wage Payment Takes Effect From April 18, Presidency Directs

  Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo resolved on Wednesday that the full implementation and payment of the new minimum wage to Nigerian workers should take effect from April 18, 2019. The decision was sequel to an earlier agreement between organized labour and the Federal Government […]

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