• COVID-19: NUC Issues New Directives On Reopening Of Varsities

    COVID-19: NUC Issues New Directives On Reopening Of Varsities0

    THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has released new directives to Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities for the safe reopening of universities for academic activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.In a memo addressed to the Vice-Chancellors sighted, the Commission announced that steps have been taken towards the reopening of universities in Nigeria following a significant decline in the

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  • COVID-19: Russian vaccine yet to arrive, FG tell Nigerians

    COVID-19: Russian vaccine yet to arrive, FG tell Nigerians0

    The federal government has disclosed that whenever the Russian COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Nigeria, it would be evaluated by relevant agencies before it is approved for citizens. The minister of state for health, Adeleke Mamora told a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, September 10, that reports claiming the Russian COVID-19 was already in Nigeria

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  • Expired seasoning cubes in circulation, Customs warn Nigerians

    Expired seasoning cubes in circulation, Customs warn Nigerians0

    Nigerians have been warned about an expired product being brought to the market. The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) issued the warning, stating that the products had expired since June 28, 2019. According to the memo dated August 19 and signed by Hassan Sabo, comptroller (enforcement). The document, titled “Re: Circulation of Expired Seasoning Cubes across

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  • 60 convicted over face mask violation in Ekiti

    60 convicted over face mask violation in Ekiti0

      COVID-19 Task Force in Ekiti, on Monday, arrested not less than 60 people who violated regulation on the compulsory use of face mask. The offenders were taken to a Special Court, where they were convicted for contravening Coronavirus Disease Regulations 2020. Prof. Bolaji Aluko, Chairman of the COVID-19 Task Force, who spoke on the

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  • 895 stranded Nigerians evacuated from UK, Dubai

    895 stranded Nigerians evacuated from UK, Dubai0

      The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that 590 stranded Nigerians have been successfully evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) and are expected to arrive Abuja and Lagos on Tuesday. The minister also confirmed the evacuation of 305 other Nigerians from Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), via Emirate Airline. The evacuees

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  • NCDC to establish COVID-19 testing centre in Nasarawa

    NCDC to establish COVID-19 testing centre in Nasarawa0

      The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has disclosed plans to establish a molecular laboratory in Nasarawa State to enable medical experts carry out COVID-19 tests. Director-General of the centre, Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this during a visit to the state governor, Abdullahi Sule, at the Government House, on Wednesday. Ihekweazu, who said the NCDC would

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