The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has on Monday announced that the first UK COVID-19 variant also known as “B.1.1.7” has been detected in Nigeria.
Kwara State Government on Tuesday explained reasons why it can’t accept the demands of the state’s organised labour unions wholly over the new national minimum wage.
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has on Wednesday disclosed that it has seized assets and frozen bank accounts belonging to a Nigerian businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim over failure to pay a debt of N69 billion. In a statement, AMCON said seized assets have been taken over by its debt recovery agent, Pinheiro Legal Partners. These assets include NICON Investment Limited at Plot 242, Muhammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District, Abuja; NICON Hotels Limited building at Plot 557, Port-Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street, Abuja and the building of NICON Lekki Limited also at No. 5, Customs Street, Lagos.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria has denied reports that it rejected the visa application of Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners' Chapel International. According to Punch, a newspaper had reported that the cleric was denied a visa, a report which went viral on social media.