COVID-19 claims 16 more lives, as NCDC announces another 1,368 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,368 new infections of COVID-19 Tuesday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 148,296 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

NCDC confirms 1,114 new COVID-19 cases, total now 128,674

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1,114 new infections of COVID-19 Friday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 128,674 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

Nigeria reports 1,398 COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 103,999

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 1398 new infections of COVID-19 Wednesday. In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 103,999 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus…

*92 suspected cultists nabbed, as police foil robbery attacks in Lagos (DailyTrust) *Lagos discharges five patients (Nation)

92 suspected cultists nabbed, as police foil robbery attacks in Lagos (DailyTrust) The Lagos State Police Command yesterday said it has arrested 92 suspected members of various secret cult groups. The police alleged the suspects were behind the series of…

Buhari set to sign AfCFTA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), agreement. A statement by the President’s spokeman, Garba Shehu, says the by this, he will…

African Union suspends Sudan (Guardian)

The African Union on Thursday suspended Sudan, demanding a civilian-led transition authority to resolve a crisis which has claimed over 100 lives. “The AU Peace and Security Council has with immediate effect suspended the participation of the Republic of Sudan…

African Union concern over DR Congo vote (BBC)

The African Union (AU) says there are “serious doubts” about the outcome of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and has called for the final results to be suspended. Those figures gave victory to one opposition candidate,…

PMB to GEJ: Stop playing the ostrich

The Presidency has rejected what it describes as former president, Goodluck Jonathan’s astonishing claim that there is more corruption in the country compared to when he left office. “This is absolutely untrue,” said a statement by Special Adviser to the…

2018 AUC STC-YCS3: AFRIMA to present 2-year report in Algeria

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), is to present a two-year report its activities of the foremost awards event on the continent during the 3rd Ordinary Session of the Specialised Technical Committee Meeting on Youth, Culture and Sport (STC-YCS3) organised…

African Union, Ghana partner to unveil calendar for AFRIMA 2018

The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) annual calendar of programmes will be unveiled on Monday, May 21, 2018 by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with Government of the Republic of Ghana, and the International Committee of AFRIMA…

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