Monday, 2nd October 2023


5 Sep
US First Lady Jill Biden on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, the White House said. President Joe Biden tested negative.
25 Aug
Foremost virologist, Prof. Oyewale Tomori, yesterday, warned that COVID-19 is still circulating in Nigeria, advising the authorities to urgently address the situation. He said an update from the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that at least two cases of a new COVID-19 virus subvariant, BA.2.86, have been identified in the…
23 Aug
With global incidents such as COVID-19, rising cost of living and food prices and many more people falling into poverty as a result of income loss, sickness or even inflation, more and more people are finding it difficult to eat and get by in general. Armed with a mission to change lives by alleviating hunger…
21 Aug
North Korea's national airline was set to make its first commercial flight in over three years on Monday, only for it to be abruptly cancelled at the last minute.
18 Aug
The World Health Organization and US health authorities said Friday they are closely monitoring a new variant of Covid-19, although the potential impact of BA.2.86 is currently unknown. The WHO classified the new variant as one under surveillance "due to the large number (more than 30) of spike gene mutations it carries", it wrote in…
18 Aug
The World Health Organization and US health authorities said Friday they are closely monitoring a new variant of COVID-19, although the potential impact of BA.2.86 is currently unknown.
7 Jun
Millions of Chinese students sat for notoriously tough college entrance exams on Wednesday, the first since the country lifted zero-Covid rules that forced classes online for months on end.
28 May
A Nigerian spoken word and performing poetry artist, Agu Prince Osinayah, held the spotlight at the Musings of a Mad Man poetry show which featured in Abuja recently.
23 May
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a warning to countries all across the world to be prepared for a disease even much deadlier than the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
17 May
The Presidency, yesterday, responded to The Guardian’s report, ‘Buhari leaves inflation at highest in 17-year’.
15 May
Ondo State Government has described as unfounded the rumours making the rounds in the state that funds allocated for vulnerable groups of people under the COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus, code-named “ONDO-CARES,” were mismanaged.
8 May
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the threat of the COVID-19 virus remains within many countries, particularly for high-risk groups. NCDC said this days after the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that COVID-19 was no longer a public health emergency of international concern. NCDC’s director general, Ifedayo Adetifa, said in a statement…


19 mins ago
In a bid to elevate the planning profession, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nathaniel Atebije, has charged its members to uphold the code of conduct and ethics to enable Nigerians to accord practitioners due respect.
21 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu has acknowledged the positive impact of the National Youth Games, saying it generates both direct and indirect employment opportunities in the sports value chain, particularly for the host state.
31 mins ago
Politicians and scholars are calling for a review of the variant of democracy that is in vogue in Africa, where citizens don’t get rewarded with a better life and the electoral process becomes something like magic, such that it becomes easier to take a voyage ....
31 mins ago
In a last-minute effort to stall the indefinite strike billed to commence tomorrow, the Federal Government has again sought concessions with labour unions by presenting new offers for consideration.
34 mins ago
The Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has extolled the qualities of Nigerian people in a newly released Afrobeats solo track produced to mark the country’s 63rd Independence anniversary.
36 mins ago
A consultant Cardiologist with the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Dr. Eze Nwafor, has said heart problems are increasing, because of economic challenges in the country. 
38 mins ago
Former President Muhammadu Buhari has never regretted decisions he took in office. Buhari’s former Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with BBC Hausa monitored in Kaduna.
40 mins ago
The Nigerian luxury real estate market has taken a beating lately due to several indices, which include stricter government regulations and economic factors.
43 mins ago
The wooden pews in Courtroom No 10 at Lagos Federal Court were packed on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, as lawyers assembled for the day’s listings, which included the trial of defendants Mohammed Berete, Traore Djankoba and Isiaka Musa.
45 mins ago
The average Nigerian or African believes that democracy’s promises to the people have been broken. Hunger, the prevalence of official corruption, the opulent lives of government elite, and collapse of institutions testify to this belief.