Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases now 873

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) Wednesday said Nigeria now has 873 cases of coronavirus after recording another 91 in the last 24 hours. “As at 11:25 pm 22nd April there are 873 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in…

Why you need to forget everything you’ve heard about Northern Nigeria!

Have you tried googling “Northern Nigeria News”? You might shudder after the search, so be prepared. But we decided to skip Google and proceed with the ‘reality route’. Now, we can say that the “Arewa” region is stunningly beautiful, with…

Human Rights Commission establishes 13 more state offices (Nation)

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has established 13 more state offices. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Tony Ojukwu, who disclosed this at an event jointly organised in Yola by the commission and the United Nations High Commission for…

Psychiatrist raises alarm over drug abuse in Adamawa (Nation)

Dr Marcus Vandi, Head of Psychiatric Unit, Yola Specialist Hospital, Adamawa, has raised alarm over the increasing rate of drug abuse among youths in the state. Vandi, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in…

Flood: NEMA declares national disaster in five more states (ThisDay)

With ongoing efforts to tackle and assist flood victims, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has further declared national disaster in five states of Adamawa, Taraba, Rivers, Kebbi and Bayelsa, following devastating flood that ravaged the states. This, according to…

Strike’ll affect payment of salaries, FG warns (Vanguard)

Commercial activities in some states of the federation were grounded, yesterday, following the strike declared by organised labour to press home demand for a new minimum wage. This came as the Federal Government, yesterday, warned that the strike will affect…

In defence of the Fulani in our midst -Reuben Abati

State of the nation: In the last two weeks, over 200 persons in Plateau State were reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen, 45 villages were ransacked and sacked and those villages we are told have been taken over by Fulani, and…

Adamawa youths now use urine, dry leaves as intoxicant (Vanguard)

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Command in Adamawa says some youths have resorted to taking human urine to get high.This is just as the Commander of the Katsina State Command, Maryam Sani, said suspected drug dealers no longer…

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