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ECOWAS Leaders Agree To Source COVID-19 Vaccines As A Bloc To Reduce Cost

The 58th regular session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State andGovernment was held on a virtual basis, in accordance with the protocols of Covid-19. Both heads of state and government attended the meeting, including the head of the...

COVID-19: FG Okays N6.45bn To Set Up Oxygen Plants In 38 Locations, N255m For Repairs In 5 Hospitals

In an attempt to improve the care of Covid-19 patients who need oxygen, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N6.45 billion for the setting up of gas plants in 38 locations nationwide. This revelation emerged at the first meeting of the...

President Buhari Commits $100m To Fight Terrorism In ECOWAS Sub-Region

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged $100 million to the battle against insecurity in the sub-region of the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS). At the virtual 58th regular session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS,...

National Assembly Postpones Resumption

The National Assembly has postponed its resumption initially scheduled for January 26, to February 9. This was disclosed on Saturday in a statement by the clerk to the National Assembly, Ojo Olatunde Amos. “This is to inform all distinguished senators and...

Many Feared Dead In Delta Gas Explosion

An explosion occurred at a gas plant in the Delta State Local Government Area in Agbor Ika South. Last night, the gas plant went up in flames, burning certain houses,killing an unconfirmed number of people and injuring several others seeking...

US Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin As Defence Secretary

Former Army General Lloyd Austin has been confirmed by the United States Senate as Secretary of Defense, making him the first African American to hold the highest Pentagon role. On January 19, Lloyd Austin, a newly retired army general, appeared...

FG Set To Expand National Reference Laboratory At NCDC – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said plans are on the way to expand the facilities of the Nigerian Center for Disease Control's National Reference Laboratory Centre. Osinbajo made the disclosure in Abuja when, in order to access thefacilities on the...

Troops Kill Five Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno – DHQ

Operation Troops Lafiya Dole killed five terrorists from Boko Haram and wounded others in the towns of Abbagajiri and Dusula in the Borno State Local Government Area of Damboa. In a statement released on Friday, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, acting...

Sale Of Govt Assets Will Benefit Nigerians, Boost Economy – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, on Friday said the proposed selling of public assets by the Federal Government would benefit Nigerians and help boost the economy. In an appearance on Sunrise Daily's Channels Television, Mrs Ahmed, who is also...

Japan Denies Cancelling Olympics

As Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he was "determined" to keep the Games, Japan denied a study saying officials see the cancellation of the Tokyo Olympics as imminent on Friday. The article in The Times, which quoted an unnamed ruling...

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SERAP Gives Government Deadline To Disclose Details Of N729bn Paid To Poor Nigerians

Ms Sadia Umar-Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Emergency Management and Social Development, has been advised by the Socio-Economic Rights...
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