Police confirm kidnap of two passengers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the kidnapping of two occupants of a commercial vehicle travelling along the Emohua- Kalabari area of East-West road. Although details of the incident were sketchy as of the time of filing this report,…

Police Brutality: Victims demand justice at Lagos, Rivers, Ekiti judicial panels

Victims of police brutality have demanded justice at the judicial panels of enquiry sitting in Lagos, Rivers and Ekiti states. Some governors had set up the panels to probe police brutality, following the EndSARS protests that rocked the nation. In…

Senate approves N148bn refund for 5 states

The Senate has approved payment of N148 billion promissory notes to Bayelsa, Cross River, Ondo, Osun and Rivers states as refund for projects executed on behalf of the federal government. This followed the adoption of a report by Committee on…

2019 Annual States Viability Index: Only 6 states economically viable in Nigeria

The Annual States Viability Index (ASVI), released yesterday by Economic Confidential showed that only six states in the federation are economically viable. The states include; Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna and Enugu, while also listing the poor and insolvent states…

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…

Coronavirus: 573 more people test positive in Nigeria

The number of people infected by the novel coronavirus in Nigeria has increased to 573 the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. Making the announcement via its verified Twitter handle Monday night, NCDC notes that the total number…

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…

663 new cases take Nigeria’s confirmed COVID-19 infections beyond 13,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Tuesday confirmed a total number of 663 new COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the country via its Twitter handle.  This brings the total for Nigeria to 13,464 with 4,206 people so far discharged and…

Nigeria records 328 new cases of COVID-19, total now 11,844

As religious centres reopen a cross Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Friday said Nigeria recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 11,844. The NCDC Confirmed the…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise by 416 infections

The daily tally of Nigeria’s coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has increased by 416 infections. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Monday night confirmed the new cases in the country and a total of 12 deaths in the last 24 hours.…

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