BREAKING: No Nigerian infected with coronavirus – Chinese Ambassador

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BREAKING: No Nigerian infected with coronavirus - Chinese Ambassador BEWS DIGEST - No Nigerian or Chinese living in Nigeria is infected with the dreaded coronavirus, the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, has declared. He...

Coronavirus: 60 Nigerians ‘trapped’ in Wuhan as death toll rises

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Coronavirus: 60 Nigerians ‘trapped’ in Wuhan as death toll rises NEWS DIGEST--The Coronavirus infection has risen to 17,205 from 14,380 confirmed cases while 361 persons had died from the disease, which originated from Wuhan in...

Minimum wage: TUC keeps mum as ultimatum expires

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Minimum wage: TUC keeps mum as ultimatum expires NEWS DIGEST--The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Sunday declined to speak on its planned nationwide strike to protest the failure of some states to implement the...

IMF decries absence of scanners at Lagos seaports

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IMF decries absence of scanners at Lagos seaports NEWS DIGEST--The International Monetary Fund has lamented the poor roads, lack of single-window platform and absence of scanning machines for Customs operations at the seaports in Lagos. The...

Cancer treatment available in Nigeria–Expert

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Cancer treatment available in Nigeria--Expert NEWS DIGEST--An Oncologist and Clinical Consultant, Oncology, at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Abdulrazzaq Oyesegun, has said the Federal Government is trying to provide up-to-date cancer facilities across the country,...

Suspected jihadists kill 18 in Burkina Faso

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Suspected jihadists kill 18 in Burkina Faso NEWS DIGEST--Suspected jihadists have killed 18 civilians in an attack in northern Burkina Faso, the governor of Sahel region said. “The defence and security forces brought back the body...

Counter-insurgency: Army rewards 37 soldiers for bravery

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Counter-insurgency: Army rewards 37 soldiers for bravery NEWS DIGEST--The Nigerian Army on Sunday identified and commended 37 officers and soldiers attached to the Operation Lafiya Dole in the North-East for their “gallantry and professionalism” in...

NCC Commences Nationwide Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

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NCC Commences Nationwide Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign Sensitises secondary school students in FCT Set to take campaigns to 36 states NEWS DIGEST - The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has, again, demonstrated its commitment to making sure that Nigerian...

Encounter with embattled Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos’s spouse, by Nfally Fadera

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Encounter with embattled Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos's spouse, by Nfally Fadera NEWS DIGEST - Grrr...Grrrr! A BBC breaking news alert rocked my iPhone on a Sunday evening isolating me from the rest of...

Between Abdullahi Abbas and Abdulmumin Jibrin: A clear case of anti-party for personal interest

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Between Abdullahi Abbas and Abdulmumin Jibrin: A clear case of anti-party for personal interest NEWS DIGEST - Before now, I had wanted to keep mum on the recent rerun election that took place on the...