Folashade Ogunrinde

President Buhari arrives Maiduguri, receives warm welcome

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri for a one-day official visit. The president is in Borno state to assess the security situation in the North-east, which...

Buhari Flags Off NLNG Train 7, Targets $10bn Investments

President Muhammadu Buhari, has charged the International Oil Companies to execute more gas projects in the nation to harness the over 600 trillion cubic feet of proven...

Nigeria records drop in Headline Inflation at 17.93%-NBS

Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped further for the second consecutive month to stand at 17.93% in May 2021. This is a 0.19 per cent drop from the 18.12% recorded in...

Second batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine expected next month – FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday disclosed that it is expecting the delivery of the second batch of 3.92 million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine between...

COVID 19: Nigeria records zero causalities for 10 consecutive days

Nigeria has recorded 17 new cases of COVID 19 in the past 24 hours, raising the total infection tally to 167,095. The 17 new cases were reported from 3 states, Lagos...

Breaking: Nigeria Police Council confirms Baba as IGP

The Nigeria Police Council (NPC), at its meeting on Friday, confirmed the Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, as a substantive Inspector General (IG)....

Abducted staff of private school in Ondo state regains freedom

A staff of Chimola School, Akure, Ondo State, who was abducted on Thursday morning after gunmen hijacked the school bus has regained freedom. Speaking after the...

Nigeria records 25 new cases of COVID 19, total infection tally rises to 166,560

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 25 new COVID-19 infections in five states. Lagos topped the infection chart with 10 new cases, followed by Taraba State with nine new cases...

Chad and CAR agree to joint investigation of border attack

An attack that killed six Chadian soldiers at a border post with the Central African Republic will be jointly investigated by the two countries, after a high-level...

Senate passes bill scrapping HND/BSc dichotomy

Four years after the House of Representatives abolished the dichotomy in academic qualification, Nigeria’s House of Assembly has followed suit. The Senate, on...