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Deregistration of 74 Political Parties, Court Upheld INEC Decision

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has upheld the power of the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provision of the law particularly section 225 A of the 1999 constitution as amended.

President Buhari Seeks Fresh $5.513bn Loan Approval For National Assembly

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The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is seeking approval from the National Assembly, for a fresh $5.513bn external loans.

Ahead 2023: PDP Sliding In Fresh Crises In Most States

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As the year 2023 is fast approaching, jostling for control of the party structure in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is threatening to tear the party apart from as political actors in states like Plateau, Kaduna, Ekiti, Ogun and many more states have commenced scheming ahead of time.

Nigeria Disease Agency Increases Coronavirus Testing Labs To 28

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has added two new molecular laboratory centres to its testing facilities across the country, increasing the number from 26 to 28.

Coronavirus: Nigeria Toll Now Hit 8,733 And 254 Fatalities

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has on Wednesday recorded an additional 389 new cases of the dreaded coronavirus pushing the toll now to 8,733.

Hydroxychloroquine Not Safe For COVID-19 Patients - WHO

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A clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as a means of treatment for COVID-19 has been temporarily suspended by the World Health Organization, WHO. The move by WHO followed new data suggesting that the drugs increase mortality among patients.

President Buhari Initiates Next Phase Of Siemens AG Power Infrastructure Revamp

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President MuhammaduBuhari has initiated the next phase of a deal with Siemens AG to upgrade Nigeria's dilapidated power infrastructure. The government of Africa’s largest economy and the German engineering firm signed an agreement in July 2019, to recover and then expand the country’s electricity grid. Only about 60% of residents in the country have access to power and even those that do are haunted by regularity.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said there would be few changes as arrangements are in place on passenger facilitation for the resumption of flights in the country. The General Manager Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu made this known during the aviation webinar for Women in Aviation (WIA) Nigeria titled, 'Aviation: The New Norm in the post COVID'.

Nigeria's GDP Grows To 1.87 Percent Despite Global Challenges

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Data from the National Bureau of Statistics show that Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product, GDP rose to 1.87% in the first quarter of this year. The bureau, in a report released on Monday, May 25, 2020, said the economy reflected the earliest signs of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, sharp decline on oil prices and restrictions on international trade.

EPL Sets June 17 As Resumption Date

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Premier League Shareholders has agreed to a new provisional restart date for the 2019/20 season of Wednesday 17 June, provided that all safety requirements are in place. Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal postponed due to the Carabao Cup final, will now take place on 17 June, followed by a full match round beginning on Friday 19 June.

Transfer: Real Madrid Set To Offer Four Players To Man Utd In Swap Of Pogba Deal

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Real Madrid in a bid to acquire unsettled midfielder  Paul Pogba from  Manchester United is ready to offer four players to seal the deal.

Premier League clubs approve return to contact training

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In another boost for Project restart, Premier League clubs have voted unanimously to approve a return to contact training.

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Federal Government Inaugurates Committees Towards Job Creation Scheme To Cover All LGAs

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The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo on behalf of the Federal Government has constituted special committees to conduct an extended public works programme. The committees will be responsible for identifying projects to be executed in state and members will be persons that are not holding any political position.

FG To Punish Workers Caught Leaking Official Documents On Social Media

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The Federal Government has made it clear it may no longer go easy on staff and officials caught leaking official documents on social media without authorization. In a circular marked HCSF/109/S.1/120 titled 'Unauthorized circulation of official documents/information on social media,'  the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr FolasadeYemi-Esan, said recent unauthorized disclosure of official documents on social media which amounts to gross acts of misconduct and punishable as contained in the Public Service Rules was becoming embarrassing and therefore unacceptable.

DJ Cuppy Becomes First African To Host Apple Radio Show

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DjCuppyDaughter of Nigerian billionaire FemiOtedola, singer, and producer has recently conquered another milestone in her music career.  Apple Music, one of the leading companies in the world has just launched its first radio show in Africa on Sunday with DJ Cuppy as its host.

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus global pandemic, there have been discussions about how Africa has been able to relatively contain the spread of the virus. Analysts have cited inadequate medical equipment, health facilities and compared same with other continents that boast of better systems.