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24 Mar
Airlines are considering a standard ‘travel pass’ criteria for international air travellers in the COVID-19 era.
1 Mar
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said that Nigerians under the age of 18 years will not receive the COVID-19 vaccines in the country.
27 Jan
Head of Service of the Federation (HoSF), Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has directed officers on Grade Level (GL) 12 and below to continue working from home till the end of February.
27 Jan
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted on going ahead with its revalidation of membership and registration exercise in spite of fears nursed by some party faithful overspread of COVID-19.
25 Jan
Sir: Basking in the euphoria of relative containment of the dreaded coronavirus, Nigerians woke up to be confronted by an unprecedented spike on COVID-19 infected persons and deaths.
6 Jan
Nigeria has joined South Africa in reporting daily highest COVID-19 cases on the continent.
23 Dec 2020
Worried about the surge in infections, President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 till March 31, 2021.
4 Dec 2020
The Senate has urged the Federal Government to make sufficient funds available for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines on Nigerians.
3 Nov 2020
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has threatened to sanction travelers who refused to present themselves for a mandatory in-country Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test.
22 Sep 2020
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has said that Nigeria cannot afford a second wave of COVID-19.
11 Sep 2020
The Federal Government has approved additional N8.9 billion as COVID-19 hazard allowance for health workers in the country.
8 Sep 2020
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), in collaboration with the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), has launched the COVID-19 incidence, response tracker, and dashboard.   This, the NESG said, was to enable respective sub-national governments, alongside the Federal Government and donors, to identify needs and gaps that existed in critical areas of testing, contact tracing,…


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A Pakistani-American man accused of raping and beheading his girlfriend, the daughter of a former ambassador, went on trial Wednesday in the capital Islamabad. The brutal murder of Noor Mukadam, 27, in July sparked protests across the country and calls for reform to Pakistan's gender violence laws. Zahir Jaffer, 30, from a wealthy industrialist family,…
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In pursuance of the heinous onslaught of Osama bin Laden at the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the NATO troops and the US led Allies headed for Afghanistan; to pre-empt any further sordid event, and prevent Afghanistan from being used as a criminal hide-out to launch such deadly attack, even after apprehending Osama bin Laden.…
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President Muhammadu Buhari is at the moment holding a meeting with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Erdogan, who arrived Abuja Tuesday evening, is expected to also hold bilateral talks with President Buhari, as the two leaders are expected to consider about 24 agreements and Memoranda of Understanding (MOU)…
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Nigerian singer-songwriter and producer, Okwudili Okoli, professionally known as 6UFF, has said songwriters, and producers deserve more credit than they receive. The Anambra-born producer stated this while addressing some major challenges confronting the Nigerian music industry. According to him, a song will be a fruitless effort without the contributions of producers, songwriters, and engineers. "A…
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Recent findings by McKinsey shows that many organizations are experiencing one or more failure modes as part of their cloud journey. The reason for these failures were attributed to lack of flexibility and cost optimisation benefits despite migrating to public cloud platforms, and chaotic on-premise cloud environments leading to security risks. As organizations continue to…