Stanbic IBTC donates to 100s of families affected by floods in Kogi, Anambra, Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers

Stanbic IBTC Holdings, a member of the Standard Bank Group, made donations of non-food relief items worth 20 million naira to 650 families. The donations were made in support of the Nigerian government’s efforts to provide relief to victims of…

Angry Delta youths chase Elumelu away over ‘non-performance’

The Ward-to-Ward campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta North Senatorial District on Tuesday was prevented by angry youths of Oko Community who said the politicians only make fake political promises. The youths in their numbers prevented especially…

Prepare for evacuation – FG warns as floods kill over 600, leave millions affected

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has warned state governments, local government areas and community leaders especially in Anambra, Delta, Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa states, of the impending floods in the coming…

Married man hypnotises 13-yr-old girl, rapes her to death in Delta

A 13 year old girl was Tuesday night, allegedly hypnotized and raped by a married man (names withheld) at Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State.  The Vanguard gathered that the victim died few hours after the incident at…

Newest Covid variant slips into Delta-freed Japan

After largely defeating the Delta variant, Japan has reported its first case of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus on Tuesday. The media said the patient is a diplomat from Namibia. The infection was detected in a man in his…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 19,808, as 506 have died

Nigeria has recorded 661 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 19,808. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Saturday night via tweet. Of the 19,808…

Nigeria records 681 new cases of coronavirus

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria increased further on Thursday with 681 new infections reported by the country.  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced via its Twitter handle the spread of the virus across 17 states. According to the new…

Nigeria’s rising COVID-19 figures hit 13,873, as 409 more people are infected

Nigeria’s total COVID-19 infections hit 13,873 with 409 new cases on Wednesday according to daily updates by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The NCDC announced via its Twitter handle @NCDCgov that 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory…

NCDC confirms 241 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 241 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total to 10,819 The NCDC made the announcement on the night of June 2 via its Twitter handle. Apart from the…

COVID-19: Nigeria records highest number in single day of 553 new cases

Nigeria has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections in single day with 553 new cases on May 30, bringing the total to 9,855. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a tweet Saturday night. There…

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