Coronavirus articles about Nigeria today

We process a massive stream of news provided by the excellent European Commission project, MediSys, curate it to focus on stories about a given country, and for readers of English, automatically translate any foreign language stories to provide as complete as possible a picture of how the world is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

500,000+ articles

300,000+ translated

Nigeria 🇳🇬

Simona Halep Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Punch

Simona Halep has tested positive for COVID-19 but the former women’s tennis world number one said on Saturday she was “recovering well and feels good”. The 29-year-old Romanian made the announcement on Twitter, four weeks after she was knocked out of the French Open as top seed by Iga Swiatek, who went on to claim the title won by Halep in 2018.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Jos: DHQ Clarifications Alleged Killing, Dumping Of 4 Bodies In Pond

DailyPost Nigeria

. The Defence Headquarters has denied media reports that four persons were killed by soldiers and their bodies dumped in a pond in Jos during a clampdown on looters of private properties in the state. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, described such reports as malicious and mischievous.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

#EndSARS: Property Destroyed Will Set Us Back For Decades, Say Ekiti Elders

The Ekiti State Council of Elders has condemned the act of looting and arson carried out by some hoodlums in the state during the #EndSARS protest, saying the act would set the country back for decades to come. They described it as an unfortunate and criminal acts which are alien to the culture and tradition of the state.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Artisans In 11 States, FCT Receive N30,000 One-time Grant — Presidency

The Presidency has said that artisans in 11 states and the FCT have started receiving the N30,000 one-time grant under the of the Federal Government. The Artisan Support Scheme is under the Federal Governments’ Survival Fund programme to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Ogun Commences Payment Of New Minimum Wage To Workers

The Nation

The Nation gathered that workers were full of joy upon the receipt of alerts for October salary from their respective banks, and reflecting the new minimum wage increase. The State Government had an agreement with the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Creation Of New Wards To Correct Imbalance In Delta, Says Okowa

By Nosa Akenzua. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, said the ongoing process for the creation of new wards in Delta State was to correct the imbalance in ward delineation in some local government areas. The governor made this known in Asaba, at a Town Hall meeting with representatives of #ENDSARS....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Gov Wike Tasks Editors To Make Public Office Holders Accountable To Nigerians

The charge was made on Friday by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State when the national leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) paid him a courtesy visit at Government House, Port Harcourt. The governor noted that in time past, the Nigerian press was a strong voice and conscience of the....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

20,000 Jobs For Cross River Youths Will Ease Restiveness – IPAC

Vanguard

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River. By Emma Una. THE directives by the governor of Cross River State, Senator Ben Ayade that local governments and civil service commission should employ twenty thousand youths into the state work force would ease restiveness and boost the state’s economy.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Jigawa Government Distributes COVID-19 Palliatives To 1, 500 PWDs 32 Mins Ago Nigeria

Guardian

The Jigawa state government has distributed 7,000 packages of COVID-19 palliatives to no fewer than 1,500 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). Mr Muhammad Usman, Chairman of the state Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD), disclosed this to newsmen in Dutse on Saturday.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

They Left Me With Nothing, Ndoma-Egba Recounts Ordeal

Vanguard

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba …Says ‘I’ve forgiven them but…’ By Dirisu Yakubu, Abuja. Penultimate Saturday, the Calabar residence of Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba was vandalized by rampaging youths, following the nationwide protests against police brutality hijacked by hoodlums across many cities.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

EndSARS Protest Was Peaceful, Hijacked By Criminals – CP Kokumo

BENIN CITY- The Commissioner of police in Edo state, CP Johnson Kokumo has affirmed that peaceful protests is a right of every citizen to register their displeasure, reiterating the EndSARS protests was hijacked by criminal elements. CP Kokumo stated this last Wednesday, October 28, 2020 while....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

1:32 Pm

The Nation

Agency Reporter. The Presidency has said that artisans in 11 states and the FCT have started receiving the N30,000 one-time grant under the Artisan Support Scheme of the Federal Government. The Artisan Support Scheme is under the Federal Governments’ Survival Fund programme to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) nationwide.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: We Have Not Shut Down Idu 500-bed Treatment, Isolation Centre — FCTA

The Acting Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, on Saturday, said the FCT administration had not shut down Idu COVID-19 500-bed treatment and isolation centre, as erroneously published in the online edition of one of the national dailies, on Friday.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

UMAR FAROUQ Receives National Humanitarian Response To Covid-19 Award

Vanguard

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq has received global accolades for her Humanitarian role during the Covid-19 crisis in the country earlier in the year. The Minister was presented with the EuroKnowledge Leadership and Humanitarian....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Coronavirus - Nigeria: COVID-19 Case Update (30 October 2020) 10 Mins Ago

Guardian

170 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; Lagos-106 FCT-25 Oyo-14 Edo-7 Kaduna-7 Ogun-4 Bauchi-2 Benue-2 Kano-1 Osun-1 Rivers-1. 62,691 confirmed 58,430 discharged 1,144 deaths. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Sanwo-Olu To Flag-off Reconstruction Of Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe Expressway Sunday

The Nation

By Oziegbe Okoeki. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will on Sunday flag-off the reconstruction and upgrade of the Eti-Osa-Lekki-Epe Expressway. The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Engineer Aramide Adeyoye, during an inspection of the road on....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: FCT Denies Shutting Down Idu Isolation Centre

Vanguard

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja. The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has dismissed reports that it has shut down its COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Idu, saying the centre is still in operation. Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat HHSS in the FCT, Dr Mohammed Kawu disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

You Must Eschew Cultism, Other Vices To Graduate ― Provost

Online Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: By Ikechukwu Odu, Nsukka. The Acting Provost, College of Education, Nsukka, Dr Okwudili Nwosu, yesterday, cautioned the 118 students who were matriculated into the College to shun cultism and other vices capable of endangering their lives in order to graduate from the institution.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

US Election: Four Major Reasons Why Many Nigerians Support President Donald Trump

Online Nigeria

President Donald Trump of the United States is seeking re-election in the presidential poll scheduled to hold on Tuesday, November 3. PAY ATTENTION: Win a prize of N115,000, N75,000 or N38,000: participate in Big Naija Independence contest by Legit.ng.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

CDN Oil Meets Magma Group Chair, Awwal Garba Over Business Expansion, Growth Of Nigeria's Lubricant Market

Guardian

CDN Oil and Lubricants Limited is partnering with an indigenous firm, Magma Oil Exploration and Production on business expansion, value creation and attracting investment to ensure growth of the country’s lubricant market. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CDN Oil and Lubricants Limited,....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

C&S Leader Warns FG Not To Delay Implementation On #EndSARS Demands

Vanguard

A file image of the #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate. By Demola Akinyemi, Ilorin. The Spiritual father and Chairman of Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church worldwide, Ayo ni o, Most Reverend Samuel Abidoye has called on the federal government not to delay implementation of demands for a new....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: FCTA Denies Closure Of Idu Isolation Centre

The Nation

Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja. The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Saturday said it has not shut down the Idu COVID-19 treatment and Isolation centre. Acting Secretary of the FCTA Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr. Mohammed Kawu disclosed this in a statement, he personally issued....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Femi Otedola: I Appreciate God’s Kindness To Me Through Charity

Vanguard

Recently, the foundation set yet another pace, when, after reading about the deteriorating health condition of a retired university lecturer, Dr Inih Ebong, who, until his retirement in 2002, was an Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Arts, University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, the....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Wizkid Finally Drops ‘Made In Lagos’ Album

Leadership Newspapers

Finally, the highly anticipated “Made in Lagos” has dropped and it comes with mixed feelings. Fans have continued to show how they feel prior to the

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Flood: NUJ Berates Delta Over Attitude Towards Victims

The Nation

By Polycarp Orosevwotu, Ughelli. The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ughelli Correspondents Chapel, on Friday frowned at what it described as the nonchalant attitude of the Delta State government towards the plight of flood victims across the state.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

You Must Eschew Cultism, Other Vices To Graduate ― Provost

Vanguard

By Ikechukwu Odu, Nsukka. The Acting Provost, College of Education, Nsukka, Dr Okwudili Nwosu, yesterday, cautioned the 118 students who were matriculated into the College to shun cultism and other vices capable of endangering their lives in order to graduate from the institution.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

9:20 Am

The Nation

By Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta. The Ogun State Government on Friday clarified its position on the full re-opening of worship centres in the state, saying it is still subject to full observance of all COVID-19 protocols and guidelines. The government said while churches and mosques could have their....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

2020 Prudent Energy Handball League Begins Today

The Nation

A DEFENDER Babes and Seasider Babes of Lagos will play the opening match as the 2020 Prudent Energy Handball League begin today at the Package B of the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja. The encounter is slated for 7am ditto for the game involving Rima Strikers and Plateau Vipers (M).

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigeria’s Marginal Progress On Family Planning Target Is Threatened

Leadership Newspapers

Recent indications in the reproductive health sector shows that Nigeria’s marginal progress towards achieving its 2023 Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

UK-based Nurse Relays Experience With COVID-19 Patients

Leadership Newspapers

By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos A Nigerian nurse based in the United Kingdom, Mrs Esther Osemwegie, has put her experience while handling COVID-19 patients

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: Second Wave Of Infections Coming, African Countries Warned

The Nation

Our Reporter. The Director, Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), John Nkengasong, wants African countries to prepare for a second wave of COVID-19 infections. Speaking during a virtual press conference on Thursday, Nkengasong said the preparation was imperative as the....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

NCDC Okays Osun NYSC Camp For Reopening

The Nation

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday cleared the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Osun State, for the reopening of its orientation camp on November 10. A statement by the State Coordinator of NYSC, Mr. Ayodele Adegoke said officials of NCDC led by Dr Adeagbo Omolola inspected....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Trump And Biden: How Nigerians Are Voting

Vanguard

Dr Rueben Abati on Friday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to caution the United States to ensure democratic ethos are observed in the election! The omens are indeed cloudy. On one hand, is the incumbent, Donald Trump who has captivated with his inclination to conservative values.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: FCTA Makes Clarifications On Operations Of Idu Isolation Centre

DailyPost Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said it has not shut down the Idu COVID-19 treatment and Isolation centre. Acting Secretary of the FCTA Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr. Mohammed Kawu disclosed this in a statement issued to DAILY POST on Saturday, while providing more....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

News 36 Seconds Ago Our People Are Dying – Kogi Lawmaker Laments Closure Of FMC Lokoja Member Representing Kabba Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency In The House Of Representatives, Hon. TeeJay Yusuf Has Lamented The Prolonged Closure Of The Federal Medical Centre In Lokoja,...

DailyPost Nigeria

Member representing Kabba Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. TeeJay Yusuf has lamented the prolonged closure of the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, saying the development has brought agonizing pains to people across Kogi State. He appealed to the Minister of Health, Dr.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigeria To ‘discourage’ Medical Brain Drain – Minister

Premium Times Nigeria

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government will do everything possible to discourage “physicians’ brain drain” from the country. Mr Ehanire said this on Friday in Abuja after inspecting work on the new cancer centre at the National Hospital, Abuja. “I have heard the challenge of doctors leaving the country.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigeria Records 170 New Coronavirus Infections, Three Deaths

Premium Times Nigeria

Nigeria, on Friday, confirmed 170 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total cases registered in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic to 62,691, according to Nigerian health authorities. It is now the 13th consecutive week that Nigeria’s COVID-19 daily infections have fallen below 300.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Curbing The Monster Called Incest

Leadership Newspapers

Incest has been a long standing societal problem with several records of an upsurge during the lockdown just as it gradually steals away the childhood of

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Rapper Ladipoe Tests Positive For COVID-19

Leadership Newspapers

Nigerian rapper, Ladipoe, has tested positive for Coronavirus. Ladipoe disclosed the news via his Instagram story on Wednesday October 28, saying he

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigerian Universities, The Ruling Class And The Ngige Example

Leadership Newspapers

By Nwachukwu Obidiwe | While the billow of smoke from the #EndSARS protests, counter protests and subsequent looting peaked over the past two weeks, a

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Minutes Of The Last Nigerian Meeting

Vanguard

The great French novelist Balzac called himself “the secretary of French society”. It is in that spirit that I render here the minutes of the last Nigerian meeting. Call me a fake secretary or what you will, but the minutes of the last meeting must be written and rendered by me. After all is said and done, I am not a speechless president.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Things You Need To Know This Saturday Morning

DailyPost Nigeria

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from The Management of the Lekki Concession Company has disclosed that it is ready to show the footage of Lekki toll gate shooting. The agency’s Head of Legal Department, Mr Gbolahan Agboluwaje made this known during the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

I Am Always Feeling Tired

I am a 30-year-old Civil Servant. I have been feeling tired for the last few weeks. I have used a lot of vitamins with no improvement. Kindly advise me on what to do again. Ranti (by SMS) Fatigue is a symptom, not a disease, and it’s experienced differently by different people.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

How Can I Enlarge My Organ?

I am a guy of 19. During my years of puberty and maturity, I did not experience any enlargement in my penis. Although I have semen. My penis is as small as a kid’s own. This is not hereditary although my mother used to tell me that it has always been small. I used some enlargement drugs but these didn’t work.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

How We Plan To Re-brand TAMPAN In Ekiti —Eniola Ehinafe

Governor, Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) in Ekiti State, Comrade Eniola Ehinafe, who was sworn in on August 8, has rolled out plans to re-brand the association in the state. As total transformation, of which every member will be proud of.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

“The Labour Of Our Heroes Past…”

In spite of all that Nigeria has been experiencing in the past days, the truth is that it does not change our nationality as Nigerians. Some students of MEDMINA COLLEGE, Iyana Ajia, Egbeda, Ibadan, speak about the lines that inspire them in the National Anthem and Pledge. Abdallah Ahmad Abdullahi, JSS 3, 13 yrs old.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

NO TIME FOR BORING MEALS!

You have food all around you but sometimes you never know how to combine them to change from that long term boring taste you have always had. So let’s just go through some of these combos and create something new, underrated and delightful. Most of the meals listed here have been explored in recent publications.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Looking Good In Dress Pants

While some consider dress pants as a main part of the work uniform, some others consider it as just an office-appropriate piece to wear. Either ways, the dress pants is ideal for work or casual. When it comes to finding dress pants that are stylish, it is important to look for those that are....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

A Lady With A Beard

I will need your urgent assistance in order to get out of my current problem which has caused me a lot of stress, urgency and embarrassment. I am a 25 years old spinster who you can consider to be very hairy. I have hairs all over the body including the chest, tummy and face.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19 Lingers As Toke, Ladipoe Test Positive •Fans React

Just when Nigerians thought the Coronavirus pandemic had depreciated in Nigeria and was no “more in town”, two Nigerian entertainers – On-Air-Personality, Toke Makinwa and Rapper Ladipoe have just been diagnosed with the deadly virus. Over the week, the duo announced their statuses via social media,....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

2020 Pilgrimage: NCPC Appoints Uzodimma Head, Mobilisation

Leadership Newspapers

By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja | The Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), has appointed Imo State governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma as the head of the

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Lagos Continental Hotel Looks Forward To Welcoming Back Guests As It Reopen

The Nation

After a long period of lockdown occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 Pandemic, the management of the Lagos Continental Hotel has finally reopened for business and its management said it’s looking forward to a brighter future. Briefing journalists on the planned re-opening of the hotel after seven....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

One Mad Week In One Insane Year And One Thousand Lessons

Vanguard

One morning, a mob descended on Orile police station looted its armoury, burnt it and bludgeoned two policemen to death. Trouble had been brewing, youths casually walking away from a police station with AK 47 rifles was Mogadishu, not Lagos stuff. Lagos state watched that chaos arrive Mushin and fear for the worst.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

#EndSARS Carnage: We Can’t Walk Freely Again — Police

Vanguard

The discovery of a government warehouse in Lagos where COVID-19 palliatives meant to be distributed to the people were kept and which were looted by the residents appeared to have opened the eyes of the residents of other states of the federation who went in search of such warehouses and looted them.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Pallia-thieves: How A Cocktail Of Hunger, Anger, Illiteracy, Fake News, Poverty And Greed Fueled Uprising

Vanguard

By Omeiza Ajayi. The COVID-19 Pandemic brought with it so many things and even helped to expand the vocabularies of many students. For a long time, some were not conversant with words such as Coronavirus (a family of viruses to which COVID-19 belongs), pandemic and then, palliatives, which is often used in medical circles.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Lagos EndSARS Protests: The ‘mourning’ After

Tribune Online Nigeria

ALTHOUGH peace is fast returning to the streets of Lagos, the nerve centre of the nation’s economy, there is yet no relief for residents who lost fortunes to the crisis that engulfed the city in the past few days. A peaceful demonstration aimed at ending police brutality and putting a halt to the....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 170 New Cases, 3 Deaths

DailyPost Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 170 new COVID-19 cases with three deaths. The NCDC made this known via its Twitter account on Friday. The public health agency said that the new confirmed cases bring the nation’s total number of COVID-19 infections to 62,691.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

‘My Husband Removed My Upper Teeth With A Blow, Infected Me With Gonorrhea’

Tribune Online Nigeria

A woman, Laide Azeez has approached Oja Oba/Mapo Court C Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, seeking that her 20-year-old marriage to her husband, Idowu Azeez be stopped. Laide in her divorce suit alleged that her husband was a flirt and that he infected her with a sexually-transmitted disease (STD).

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Despite Ban, Almajirai Return To Streets

Daily Trust

I n Kaduna, our correspondent reports that few Almajirai were seen moving around the metropolis in search of food. Daily Trust Saturday observed that the Almajirai who are mostly children between ages 5-10 usually visit business centres and offices to beg.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Ireti Doyle: Palliative Looters Were Pushed By Hunger

The Nation

By Adeniyi Adewoyin. POPULAR Nollywood actress, Iretiola Doyle, has weighed in on the recent lootings taking place in several states in Nigeria. The renowned actress shared her opinion on the raging issue via her Twitter handle saying the looters did it because they were starving.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Ladipoe, Toke Makinwa Reveal Their Health Status

The Nation

By Olaitan Ganiu. ON-AIR presenter, Toke Makinwa and rapper Ladipoe have opened up on health status as they confirmed to be tested positive for coronavirus. Makinwa took to her Instagram page on share her ordeal of contacting the virus. “My COVID-19 experience I have been missing in action for a....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Sunday Is Coming!!

Vanguard

By Muyiwa Adetiba. My ancestors say Niinuikokoduduniekofunfuntin’jade’. Translated literally, it means that out of the black pot comes white pap’. It is an adage which is used to illustrate that something pure and beautiful can sometimes come out of dark, seamy places.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19 Palliative And Its Controversies: Interrogating The Looting Spree Dimension 10 Mins Ago

Guardian

Meanwhile, while the pandemic raged, many Nigerians lamented that the palliative government promised to provide did either not get to them or was too small to assuage their sufferings. As a result, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development under the headship of....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Accountability Group Urges Investigation Of MDAs Involved In Palliative Fraud 22 Mins Ago Nigeria

Guardian

• Task ICPC, EFCC, PTF, NASS • ‘Discovery Exposed Persistent Corruption In Nigerian System’ A social accountability initiative, Follow The Money, has called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Battle For WTO DG… A Win-win For Women 7 Mins Ago Personality

Guardian

As the selection process for a new Director General of the World Trade Orgainsation (WTO) gradually heading for the official announcement, one thing is certain. No matter who picks the plum job, it’s a win-win situation for the women-folk. For the fist time in the history of the organisation, a woman will be calling the shots.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

How Plateau Lost Property Worth N75bn To #EndSARS Protests – Lalong

Online Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: Lalong signs 2020 revised budget into law. The Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong has said that public and private property worth N75 billion were lost to the recent #EndSARS protests across the state. The governor disclosed this on Friday in Jos at an interactive session....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Plateau Lost N75bn To Looting, Vandalism ― Lalong

Online Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau, addressing traditional and community leaders, at Government House Jos, during a stakeholder meeting to enlighten residents on the prevalence of COVID-19 in the state By Marie-Therese Nanlong – Jos. Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: NCDC Okays Osun NYSC Camp For Reopening

Online Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: NYSC members By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday declared the NYSC orientation camp in Osun State safe for reopening ahead of the November 10 set by the scheme. A statement by the State Coordinator of National Youth Services....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

EndSARS Protesters Attacked 205 Public, Private Facilities, Police Claim

Online Nigeria

- About 205 public and private facilities were destroyed during the EndSARS protest according to the police. - According to police IG, 14 states recorded major violence during the protest. - Going further, the police boss said 71 public warehouses and 248 privately owned stores were looted in the course of the protests nationwide.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Every Household In Lagos Will Be Metered By 2023 ― LASG, EKEDC

Online Nigeria

Kindly Share This Story: By Prince Okafor. The Lagos State government has on Friday disclosed that it’s working with the Electricity Distribution Companies in Lagos to ensure all households are metered before the end of the current administration. The LASG disclosed this during the official launch....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

14,000 Exxonmobil Staff To Lose Jobs

Online Nigeria

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hits global crude oil demand, a fresh indication has emerged that, no fewer than 14, 000 staff of ExxonMobil will lose their jobs. This is coming as the corporation disclosed plans to cut its global workforce by 15% in the next two years..

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Minister, Niger State Critical Stakeholders Meet To Douse Tension

The Nation

By Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja. As part of the efforts to douse tension in the country, the Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, on Friday met with critical stakeholders in Niger State. The meeting, he said, was aimed at promoting peace, security and corporate existence of Nigeria as one indivisible entity.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Oscars Reopens Portal For Film Submission 1 Hour Ago Film

Guardian

The Nigeria Official Selection Committee (For the Academy Awards® IFF Submissions) NOSC previously known as the Nigeria Oscars Selection Committee has announced the reopening of the submission portal for the 93rd Academy Awards. The portal, which opened on Thursday, October 29, 2020, will be on till Tuesday November 3, 2020 (23:59 GMT+1).

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

The Ability To Keep Learning, Re-learning Is What Has Kept Us In Business 30 Mins Ago News

Guardian

Oluwatoyin Olatunji-Daniels is the co-founder of Eventecture, an interior décor, retail/marketing and television productions company based in Lagos. Founded in 2010 alongside her partner, Akin, Eventecture is the meeting point between timeless architectural principles and creative craftsmanship.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

53 Persons Arrested In Connection With Kubwa NYSC Camp Looting – IGP

The Channels TV

Fifty-three persons have been arrested in connection with the looting at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp in Kubwa, the Federal Capital Territory. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced this on Friday during an inspection tour of the camp with the Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Afe Babalola’s 91st Birthday: Story Of An Achiever With A Humble Background 11 Hours Ago

The News Nigeria

• With Eulogies by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Senator Babafemi Ojudu. Aare Afe Babalola is 91 years old today. He was born in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, on 30 October 1929. After his elementary education at Emmanuel Primary School in the same town, he later....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Attacks On Warehouses And Daring Pillagers

Leadership Newspapers

By Simon Reef Musa | No one predicted what these hooligans would turn into after they infiltrated the ranks of the #EndSARS protesters and turned the

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

3:35 Am

The Nation

By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja/Precious Igbonwelundu/Oziegbe Okoeki/Nsa Gills, Calabar/Kolade Adeyemi, Jos 1,596 suspects arrested for looting, violence Navy arrests 41 for looting, vandalism in Lagos; Curfew now 10pm to 6am; ‘I was listed among those to be attacked – Obong of Calabar.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Protect Yourself Against Attacks, IGP Tells Policemen

The Nation

By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja/Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Says 22 policemen killed, 205 stations destroyed during protest IPOB killed 6 soldiers, 4 policemen in Rivers – Wike; Governor queries intelligence system over protests. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday gave the police....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigerians Are United People All Over The World – US-based Singer, Jemiriye

Vanguard

Jemiriye By Ayo Onikoyi. Velvet-voiced songstress and former Nigerian Idol star, Adeniji Jemiriye, known simply as Jemiriye left the shores of Nigeria seven years ago and at the time she was effortlessly warming her way into the consciousness of the finest art connoisseurs around.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

#EndSARS: Owners Of Looted, Vandalised Businesses Flood Insurance Firms

Leadership Newspapers

Our Correspondents | Insurance companies in the country have commenced the process for the payment of insurance claims to some victims of the #EndSARS

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Radisson Individuals Comes On Stream

Guardian

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the launch of a new brand, Radisson Individuals, a conversion brand that offers independent hotels and local, regional chains the opportunity to be part of the global Radisson Hotel Group platform. Enables them to benefit from the Group’s international awareness....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

COVID-19: NCDC Okays Osun NYSC Camp For Reopening

Vanguard

NYSC members By Shina Abubakar – Osogbo. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday declared the NYSC orientation camp in Osun State safe for reopening ahead of the November 10 set by the scheme. A statement by the State Coordinator of National Youth Services Corps, Mr Ayodele Adegoke....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Bosso Set To Make Amends With Flying Eagles

Daily Trust

N igeria’s national male U-20 team, the Flying Eagles are currently sweating it out at the FIFA Goal Project training pitch in Abuja as they intensify preparations for this month’s WAFU B AFCON U-20 qualifiers in Lome, Togo. The zonal competition which serves as qualifiers for the 2021 U-20 Africa....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Borrowing Library Books Must Be Part Of Our Culture –Aboderin-Talabi

The Punch

Publisher, Clever Clogs Books and Convener, Akada Children’s Book Festival, Olubunmi Aboderin-Talabi, talks about her literary journey and dream for the festival, among other things with GBENGA ADENIJI. The Akada Children’s Book Festival centres wholly on children.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Despite Giving Out N2.5m COVID-19 Palliatives, Hoodlums Looted, Burnt My Property – Lady Obor

The Punch

MD/CEO, Doris Dey Nigeria Limited, Chief Lady Obor, tells ADEYINKA ADEDIPE about how her warehouse, office and goods were recently looted, vandalised and burnt by hoodlums during the civil unrest that followed #EndSARS protests in some parts of the country.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Celebs Who Regret Supporting ‘Change’

The Punch

Tofarati Ige. The 2015 presidential election has been described by some as a watershed in the country’s chequered political history. It was the first time in the country that an opposition candidate would defeat the incumbent president at the polls. Prior to the elections, several celebrities....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Abiodun Warns Religious Leaders Against Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines

The Punch

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta. Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Friday, said the reopening of worship and entertainment centres was subject to full observance of all COVID-19 protocols and guidelines. The governor gave the warning two days after the reopening was announced in the state.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Nigerian Migrants’ Sojourn In Middle East Ends In Woes

The Nation

Cruel Kafala system, Covid-19 pandemic expose migrants to inhuman treatment; Maimed, sexually assaulted victims frustrated, commit suicide. The quest for greener pastures in the Middle East countries has left many Nigerian migrants, mostly females, worse off than they were before they left the country.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Ogun School Where Pupils Learn In Open Space, 12 Years After Structures Collapsed

The Nation

Pupils, teachers and community leaders are all lamenting decaying infrastructure at Sawonjo High School in Yewa North Local Government Area, Ogun State where dilapidated conditions of classrooms have forced pupils to attend classes in open space, reports KUNLE AKINRINADE.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

What Do Nigerians Think On The Looting Of Palliatives From Warehouses?

Daily Trust

Recently, some states and the FCT witnessed a twist of event from the ENDSARS protest as thousands of youths stormed some government warehouses and looted ‘hoarded’ palliatives, an action that affected some private businesses. Here is what some Nigerians said about the incident. Grace Gara Saba, 29, Development worker, Minna.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Insecurity: Why FG Won’t Support Amotekun –Dingyadi, Police Affairs Minister

The Sun News

The Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, has warned that the federal government will not tolerate local security outfits such as Amotekun in the South West if they fail to operate within the community policing framework of the police authority in Abuja.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

2023 Presidency: We Can’t Say If Buhari’s Successor ‘ll Come From North Or South

The Sun News

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, in this interview bares his thoughts on the EndSARS protests, saying the carnage that followed genuine demands could have been avoided if the youths had accepted President Muhammadu Buhari’s acceptance of their demands.

Original

New window

Translated

Into English

Plateau Lost N75bn To Looting, Vandalism ― Lalong

Vanguard

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau, addressing traditional and community leaders, at Government House Jos, during a stakeholder meeting to enlighten residents on the prevalence of COVID-19 in the state By Marie-Therese Nanlong – Jos. Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has interacted with youths in the....

Original

New window

Translated

Into English