COVID-19: Buhari Gets Feedback from PTF as Nigerians await Opening of Economy
The Presidential Task Force on COVID- 19, yesterday submitted an update on the developments around the pandemic, to President Muhammadu Buhari, as Nigerians expect the decision of the Federal Government ,on when the economy will be thrown open. This is in fulfillment of the pledge of the Secretary to... Read more
Global Cases of COVID -19 Hit over 6m with Nigeria Recording 9,985
The number of COVID -19 cases worldwide has risen to  more than six million  even as Nigeria as at the weekend  has recorded about 9,985 people that have been confirmed positive with the coronavirus infection , as the country had the highest single figure of 553 cases on Saturday... Read more
Lagos to Replace Okada , Tricycle with Buses July, as BRT Fares Rise by 50%
The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to replace from July this year, the banned Okada and Tricycle, with what it dubbed the First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution This is as the operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Primero Transport Services Ltd. has said... Read more
COVID 19: NDDC Corporate Headquarters Shut Down
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Corporate headquarters  has been  shut down  following  a COVID-19 scare. triggered by the death of a member of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) , Mr. Ibanga Etang. Etang, who until his death, was the Acting Executive Director of Finance and Administration reportedly died... Read more
FG Tasks New NIMASA Board on Completion of Deep Blue Project
Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh (3rd right), NIMASA Board, Chairman, Honourable Asita O. Asita (2nd right) and other members of the NIMASA Board after their inauguration by the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, May 21, 2020, in... Read more
WHO  Backs  Madagascar on COVIDS Organics
Madagascar COVID- Organics syrup     The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus has lauded the Madagascar efforts in the discovery and production of the COVID 19 Organics – touted as  a preventive and curative syrup for the COVID 19 Pandemic, and for  contributing  to checking the... Read more
COVID-19: 1,872 Violators 483 Vehicles , Others In Police Net
A total of 1,872 alleged violators of measures put in place to  check the spread of COVID 19 pandemic , such as breaching social distancing, ban on interstate travels or dusk to dawn curfew have been arrested by the police in Lagos in the last two weeks Also, the... Read more
FG Says Nigeria Did Not Beg Madagascar for Its COVID- 19 Elixir
  The Federal Government has said that it did not make a formal reqest for the Madagascar COVID19 preventive and cure syrup ,but that the  country donated the elixir to Nigeria, which  accepted it  in the spirit of African brotherhood. The Chairman of  the Presidential Task Force( PTF) on COVID-19,... Read more
COVID -19: CBN Pledges N100bn Support for Made In Nigeria Vaccine
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has offered a N100 billion grant  for the support of researchers, science-based institutions, and biotechnology firms who can come up with an home grown  vaccine to fight COVID- 19  in Nigeria. Its Governor,Godwin Emefiele  who  made this revelation,  during his speech at the... Read more
FG Has Not Issued License for 5G In Nigeria- NCC
Says No Plan to Switch on 5G In Lagos The Federal Government has said that it has not issued any licence for 5G in Nigeria, and as such the mobile network operators (MNOS) cannot switch on such technology. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) made this clarification yesterday in a... Read more