COVID-19: Sahara Foundation, ThisDay increase isolation centre capacity to 300 beds, 8 ICU beds

The Sahara Foundation and ThisDay have confirmed that the capacity of Abuja’s COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre will increase to 300 beds with additional eight Intensive Care Unit (ICU) transit beds amid rising cases in Nigeria. More than 600 cases…

Afenifere, CISLAC, PNM tackle US govt over Travel Ban (ThisDay)

Afenifere, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and Project Nigeria Movement (PNM) Saturday tackled the United States Government for not making public the names of Nigerian officials it had placed under travel ban. The organisations, thus, urged the US government…

Alleged Assault: Senate extends Abbo’s probe by one week (ThisDay)

The Senate Wednesday granted one-week extension to its Ad-hoc committee investigating Senator Elisha Abbo’s (Adamawa North) alleged assault on a nursing mother in an adult toy shop in Abuja recently. This is just as the Senate Deputy Minority Whip, Senator…

Boko Haram releases NYSC member, 4 others (ThisDay)

Boko Haram has reportedly set free a female youth corps member (namewithheld) held hostage since January. Also said to have been released were four other females with the following ages (22 years, 14 years,  15 years and 21 years, all…

Nigerian Guild of Editors calls for protection of journalists (ThisDay)

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has called for more protection for journalists before, during and after elections. This was the highpoint of a statement issued by the President of NGE, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, and the General Secretary, Victoria Ibanga,…

No 20m national housing deficit in Nigeria, Fashola insists (ThisDay)

The federal government yesterday disclosed that there was no 20 million national housing deficit in the country as being raised in certain quarters. The government, however, said that though, Nigeria has housing challenges, it is a universal problem across the…

Why Tinubu may have stayed away from Buhari’s Lagos visit (ThisDay)

Contrary to the official position that a former governor of Lagos State and one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, was absent at last week’s visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos, because he…

Buhari to Unveil $70m Oshodi Transport Interchange (ThisDay)

President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to inaugurate Africa’s first mega bus terminal, Oshodi Transport Interchange before May 29, officials of the Lagos State government have confirmed. Besides, the president will equally unveil the 10-lane Oshodi-Murtala Mohammed International Airport road, another…

Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, Anambra top reformed states (ThisDay)

Five states in the country last night received awards for being top five reformed states in the year 2018. The states in descending order included Kaduna, Enugu, Lagos, Abia, and Anambra. They received their awards from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo…

APC explains choice of Lawan, Gbajabiamila for N’Assembly leadership (ThisDay)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday moved to douse tension in the ranks of its senators and members of the House of Representatives-elect over the selection of Senator Ahmad Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate president and speaker respectively,…

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