Katsina to borrow N48 billion for 2023 budget funding

Katsina State Government will source more than N48 billion foreign and domestic loans to fund its 2023 budget. Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, Abdullahi Abubakar, …

Popular Jos motor park gutted by fire

The NTA Park, a popular motor park in Jos, has been gutted by fire. Mr Matthew Edogbonya, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Federal Fire Service in Plateau, was unavailable …

2023: ‘Peter Obi not worth 10 kobo’ – Governor Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has dismissed online ratings that put Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party ahead of Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress …

Lassa fever: Bauchi records 16 deaths, 130 cases

The Bauchi State Government says it has recorded 16 Lassa fever deaths and 130 confirmed infections in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Mr Sabi’u Gwalabe disclosed this while briefing …

2023: Sultan, Tambuwal Urge Pilgrims To Pray For Good Leaders

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, have called on Nigerians going for the annual Hajj exercise to pray for the emergence of …

FG Receives 1,123,200 Additional Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The Federal Government has received additional 1,233,200 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19 vaccination in the country. Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, told …

Bauchi govt decries apathy towards COVID-19 vaccine, warns against fake vaccination cards

The Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed has decried people’s skepticism towards COVID-19 vaccine in the state despite government’s efforts in educating and sensitising them. …

COVID-19 – Airlines directed to refund passengers’ fares after two hours delay

The federal government has directed airline operators in the country to refund the full cost of travel tickets to passengers after a two-hour delay. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this …

Coronavirus: Nigerian government bans night clubs, bars, large gathering again

The Federal Government on Monday banned night clubs, bars and others from operating till further notice in a bid to further stem the tide of COVID-19 in the country. National Incident …

Active cases of COVID-19 rises to 7,782 as NCDC confirms more infections

The total active cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country has risen to 7,782. This follows the confirmation of 67 new cases by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. The …

NAFDAC confirms killer-chemical merchants involved in Kano deaths

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has apprehended merchants of dangerous chemicals used in adulterated flavoured drinks that led to loss of three lives in Kano …

COVID-19: Abia, Taraba states recorded lowest vaccinations, says NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has identified Abia and Taraba states, as having the lowest number of COVID-19 vaccinated people, even as over 800,000 people had so far …

Arrival of COVID-19 vaccines a significant milestone, says SGF

Boss Mustapha, chairman of the presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, says the arrival of AstraZeneca vaccines marks a significant milestone in the response to the pandemic. Speaking at the Nnamdi …