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COVID 19: Coordinator tasks people living with HIV/AIDS on safety measures

by Badejo Oluwaseun Mr. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, National Coordinator, Network of People living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN), on Wednesday, urged members of the group to comply with safety measures against the Coronavirus pandemic.  Ibrahim told Newsmen in Abuja, that compliance with directives of the World Health Organisation (WHO), and the National Centre

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Coronavirus: MTN, 9mobile pledge to keep Nigerians connected, businesses operational with uninterrupted internet service

by Badejo Oluwaseun As more cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are confirmed around the country, telecommunication service providers have reassured Nigerians of constant internet service connection to enable them access to timely information on the virus and to stay connected with their loved ones. With the recent shutdown of all schools, restriction

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NRC shuts down Lagos-Ogun mass transit train services

by Badejo Oluwaseun The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Lagos-Ogun Mass Transit Train Services (MTTS) with effect from Wednesday evening. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Mr. Jerry Oche, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the new development had become imperative to contain

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NECO Postpones National Common Entrance Exam Indefinitely

by Alli Mustapha The National Examinations Council (NECO) has postponed the 2020 national common entrance examination indefinitely due to the spread of Coronavirus in the country. The National Examination Council which is one of the main secondary school examination bodies in the country, In a statement by the Head, Information and Public

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Covid-19: National Assembly Adjourns For Two Weeks

by Alli Mustapha The Nigeria National Assembly has adjourned plenary in the Senate and House of Representatives chambers for two weeks. This announcement was made by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday.  He established that the lawmakers would resume plenary on April 7. This followed a resolution reached by members of

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BREAKING: Osinbajo tests negative for COVID-19

by Alli Mustapha Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has tested negative to Coronavirus (COVID-19) just after it was announced he has entered into self-isolation after making contact with the country’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari who tested positive to the virus. The announcement of the Vice President’s status was made

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COVID-19: China extends support by donating ICT equipment and medical supplies to FG

by Alli Mustapha In a bid to curtail the spread of Covid-19 in the country, the Government of the People’s Republic of China has donated infection prevention and control materials and information communication technology (ICT) equipment to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Dr Zhou Pingjian, The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, presented the

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