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N’Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions

    North Korea is gearing up to send propaganda leaflets over its southern border, denouncing North Korean defectors and South Korea, its state media said on Saturday, the latest retaliation for leaflets from the South as bilateral tensions rise. Enraged North Korean people across the country “are actively pushing forward with the preparations for […]

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COVID-19: NLNG donates medical equipment to Lagos

    Nigeria LNG Ltd. (NLNG) has donated medical equipment to the Lagos State Government as part of its contributions to the 30 million dollars Oil and Gas Industry Collaborative Initiative to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Eyono Fatayi-Williams, General Manager, External Relations and Sustainable Development, NLNG, said in a statement that the donation was received […]

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Coronavirus: Brazil becomes second country to hit one million cases

    Brazil has become the second country in the world to confirm more than one million cases of Covid-19, as the disease continues to spread. The figure, however, is believed to be higher because of insufficient testing. Only the US has had more infections, reports the BBC. Brazil’s health ministry has confirmed 1,032,913 cases […]

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Beijing reports 22 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases

  Beijing reported 22 newly confirmed domestically-transmitted COVID-19 cases, four suspected cases and two asymptomatic cases Friday, the municipal health commission said Saturday. By the end of Friday, Beijing had reported 625 confirmed domestically-transmitted cases, including 411 who had been discharged from hospitals after recovery and nine deaths. There were 17 asymptomatic cases still under […]

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NCDC confirms 667 new COVID-19 infections as A’Ibom records highest daily toll

  After close to one week without any COVID-19 infection, Akwa Ibom has recorded its highest daily toll with 17 new cases on Friday. This is the second time in June that the state has confirmed new cases; before the update for June 19, the last time the state confirmed new COVID-19 cases was June […]

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Obi celebrates Bishop Nwokolo at 53, Mbazulike at 91

F ormer Anambra State governor, Mr Peter Obi, has eulogized the Bishop on the Niger, Anglican Communion, Rt Revd Owen Chidozie Nwokolo and an elder statesman, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, both of whom recently celebrated 53 and 91 birthdays, respectively. In a statement, Obi described Bishop Owen as a servant of God who has continued to […]

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COVID-19: FG to prioritise indigenous innovation in fighting pandemic

T he Federal Government has said that it will prioritize attention to and also support indigenous innovations in the fight against coronavirus. It also said that  the present administration was working towards deliberate development and deployment  of local content in the fight against COVID -19,  calling  on Nigerian youths to unleash their ingenuity for economic […]

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Court stops Giadom from acting as APC national chairman

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has stopped Chief Victor Giadom from operating as the acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). eputy national secretary of the APC had through the court assumed office as acting national chairman following the Court of Appeal’s judgement upholding the suspension of […]

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Edo guber: PDP welcomes Obaseki amid fanfare

•Governor will be an asset to party –Atiku •His defection non-issue, says APC It was a new dawn for leadership and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State chapter as the state’s Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday formally joined the party, after weeks of speculations and political horse trading, following his disqualification by […]

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Osinowo: Lagos APC in dilemma as politicians renew 2015, 2019 rivalries

Less than a week after the demise of the lawmaker representing Lagos East Senator District, Senator Bayo Osinowo, politicians within his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially those within the constituency, might have put the party in dilemma over who succeeds the late senator. This is because the leaders of the party are said […]