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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Public Offices Spend N5.3tr for Salaries, Overheads

A new report has disclosed that nearly half of the federal and 36 state governments’ budgets of N12.2 trillion for the year will be...

Buhari Condemns Menace Of illegal Miners

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the activities of illegal miners in the country, saying that special security team had been set up to...

Fraud Puts Inauguration Of Elected LG Chairmen On Hold in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has revealed that fraud discovered in the local governments' salary vouchers had put on hold the inauguration of...

NigerDelta: Military Deploys Warships, Fighter Jets to Creeks

Military Deploys Warships, Fighter Jets to Creeks The federal government has deployed an armada of five warships, 100 gunboats and fighter jets to the creeks...

NEITI: Solid Minerals Exported Without Permits

An independent audit of the operational processes and financial payments to Nigeria from companies that mine her solid mineral resources has shown that more...

Unrepentant Avengers Mocks Tompolo, Threatens Bloody Attacks

NIGER Delta Avengers, NDA, has derided former militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, over the sufferings and untold hardship soldiers have subjected innocent people...

Buhari’s Administration Met Economic Recession – Ngige

MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Nwabueze Ngige has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, on assumption of office...

Citing Legal Reasons, FG Backtracks On Unveiling Looters Of Public Funds

...Says details of stolen assets to be released before end of this week Following the disappointment expressed by many Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure...

Military Averts Attack On Agip Pipeline, Arrests 10 Militants

...FG meets ex-militants, agreement reached to end bombings of oil facilities The Nigerian Army said that it successfully averted planned attacks by militants on oil...

Fuel price hike raises possibility of high inflation

There are heighten concerns over a possible rise in inflation following the recent hike in the pump price of fuel and start of the...

Democracy Day: Text of President Buhari’s Anniversary Speech

  My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By...

NDAvengers Vows to shock the world After Deadly Attacks on Installations

Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the new militant group that has launched multiple attacks on oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta region, has...

Killer herdsmen Have Links with Boko Haram–Army

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has said that the violent herdsmen attacking some Nigerian communities may have links with the dreaded...

Who Should I sack Among My Ministers- Buhari Asks

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to pass a verdict on the performance of his appointed officials during the administration’s first year in office...
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Govt Freezes $1.8bn Assets of Aluko, Omokore, Atlantic Energy

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted a Mareva injunction permitting the Nigerian government to freeze assets owned by two Nigerian businessmen, Kola...

Anyone Invited by EFCC Can’t Come out Clean, Says Magu

... EFCC secures conviction of 140 suspects in six months The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said there...

46% of households borrow to eat in North-East —UNDP

A report unveiled by the United Nations Development Programme in partnership with Oxfam Nigeria revealed that 46 per cent of households in Nigeria’s North-East...

Nobody Can Arrest Jonathan, Ijaw youths Dares Buhari

The Ijaw Youths Congress (IYC) has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government not to contemplate arresting former President Goodluck Jonathan over the ongoing...

Ex-militants To Return For Pipeline Protection – FG

In order to find a lasting solution to the renewed militancy in the Niger Delta region, the federal government has agreed to re-engage ex-militants...

Children’s Programmes To Gulp N12.6bn

The federal government has set aside N12.6bn to cater for the needs of children's programmes in this year’s budget. In his Children’s Day message, President...
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United States 1,745,803
Cases: 1,745,803
Deaths: 102,107
Recovered: 490,130
Active: 1,153,566
Brazil 414,661
Cases: 414,661
Deaths: 25,697
Recovered: 166,647
Active: 222,317
Russia 370,680
Cases: 370,680
Deaths: 3,968
Recovered: 142,208
Active: 224,504
Spain 283,849
Cases: 283,849
Deaths: 27,118
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 59,773
United Kingdom 267,240
Cases: 267,240
Deaths: 37,460
Active: 229,780
Italy 231,139
Cases: 231,139
Deaths: 33,072
Recovered: 147,101
Active: 50,966
France 182,913
Cases: 182,913
Deaths: 28,596
Recovered: 66,584
Active: 87,733
Germany 181,895
Cases: 181,895
Deaths: 8,533
Recovered: 162,800
Active: 10,562
Turkey 159,797
Cases: 159,797
Deaths: 4,431
Recovered: 122,793
Active: 32,573
India 158,415
Cases: 158,415
Deaths: 4,534
Recovered: 67,749
Active: 86,132
Iran 141,591
Cases: 141,591
Deaths: 7,564
Recovered: 111,176
Active: 22,851
Peru 135,905
Cases: 135,905
Deaths: 3,983
Recovered: 56,169
Active: 75,753
Canada 87,519
Cases: 87,519
Deaths: 6,765
Recovered: 46,164
Active: 34,590
China 82,995
Cases: 82,995
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,288
Active: 73
Chile 82,289
Cases: 82,289
Deaths: 841
Recovered: 33,540
Active: 47,908
Saudi Arabia 78,541
Cases: 78,541
Deaths: 425
Recovered: 51,022
Active: 27,094
Mexico 78,023
Cases: 78,023
Deaths: 8,597
Recovered: 54,383
Active: 15,043
Pakistan 61,227
Cases: 61,227
Deaths: 1,260
Recovered: 20,231
Active: 39,736
Belgium 57,592
Cases: 57,592
Deaths: 9,364
Recovered: 15,465
Active: 32,763
Qatar 48,947
Cases: 48,947
Deaths: 30
Recovered: 13,283
Active: 35,634
Netherlands 45,768
Cases: 45,768
Deaths: 5,871
Active: 39,897
Belarus 38,956
Cases: 38,956
Deaths: 214
Recovered: 15,923
Active: 22,819
Bangladesh 38,292
Cases: 38,292
Deaths: 544
Recovered: 7,925
Active: 29,823
Ecuador 38,103
Cases: 38,103
Deaths: 3,275
Recovered: 18,425
Active: 16,403
Sweden 35,088
Cases: 35,088
Deaths: 4,220
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 25,897
Singapore 32,876
Cases: 32,876
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 17,276
Active: 15,577
United Arab Emirates 31,969
Cases: 31,969
Deaths: 255
Recovered: 16,371
Active: 15,343
Portugal 31,292
Cases: 31,292
Deaths: 1,356
Recovered: 18,349
Active: 11,587
Switzerland 30,776
Cases: 30,776
Deaths: 1,917
Recovered: 28,300
Active: 559
South Africa 25,937
Cases: 25,937
Deaths: 552
Recovered: 13,451
Active: 11,934