Power distribution companies on Wednesday announced that they were in support of the proposal by the National Assembly and the Federal Executive arm of government that Nigerians should get two months of free electricity. Speaking through their umbrella body, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, the Discos stated that modalities for the free power would […]

The visiting 15-member medical team from China have arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, despite opposition by the Nigerian Medical Association and Lawmakers. They were received by the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire. The personnel, who are experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery and anesthesiology, arrived with 16-ton […]

Confirmed cases of coronavirus have increased to 276 in Nigeria after 22 new infections were reported in Lagos, Bauchi, Edo States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Wednesday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made the announcement at 09.01am via its Twitter handle. Of the 22 new cases, it said 15 were recorded in […]

The Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, said on Wednesday that the nationwide curfew in Egypt to control the spread of novel coronavirus would be extended by 15 days. Madbouly made this known in a televised speech in Cairo, saying that the night-time curfew would start from April 9 to April 23. He said that the […]

The Federal Government has sent a revised budget to the National Assembly, cutting down some costs in view of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. A top source in the National Assembly shared a copy of the revised 2020 budget on Wednesday, noting that a meeting was ongoing between the leadership of the National Assembly and […]

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