Following a violation of COVID-19 airport directives in Nigeria., FlairJet, a British private charter company, which is also an affiliate of Flexjet, is to pay a fine N1 million. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the disclosure on Sunday via his verified twitter handle. “Flairjet were found to violate our civil aviation regulations IS 1.3.3(a) Table …

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Lagos State government, on Sunday announced a plan to close the Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa, to vehicular movement. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement in Lagos, said the partial closure will be from May 27 to Oct. 21. He said that the closure was necessary in order to enable repair …

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Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has said over 1,000 Boko Haram insurgents have been killed in the last six weeks. He disclosed this during a luncheon organised by Operation Lafiya Dole on Sunday. Buratai stated that about 84 high ranking Boko Haram logistics and informants were apprehended within the period. “We have successfully …

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it will provide guidance for businesses to take responsibility and re-open safely, as it continues to work towards curtailing the spread of coronavirus disease in the country. The Director-General (DG), of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF), media briefing on …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). The Minister of Education, Adama Adamu, broke news yesterday in a letter. According to the letter, Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment was effective from May 14, 2020. Adamu also said the appointment would run for …

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SystemSpecs, providers of innovative technology solutions – Remita, Paylink, and HumanManager, has announced a call for participation in its 2020 Children’s Day Essay Writing Competition open only to children from age 9 to 16 who school and live in Nigeria.   Themed “Nigeria of my Dream: Making it Happen with Technology” and in junior and …

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The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has been hospitalised at the Intensive Care Unit of the Federal Medical Centre in Kastina State due to COVID-19 complications. Daura is the A source from the Daura palace which is the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed to newsmen that the emir was rushed to the …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the opening of five COVID-19 Donor Accounts which will form part of the existing Treasury Single Account (TSA) arrangement in five commercial banks. The financial institutions are Access Bank, First Bank Guarantee Trust Bank, UBA, and Zenith Bank. The development was revealed in a statement on Tuesday by Henshaw Ogubike, …

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The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday. The warning strike by the association, whose members manage the isolation centres for the state government, is coming amidst the ravaging coronavirus in the state and the country. The …

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Following the relaxation of lockdown in Lagos, FCT and Ogun states by President Mohamahdu Buhari, the management of Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT), has announced that it will only be carrying 20 commuters with face masks per bus as from Monday, May 4, 2020, to contain further spread of COVID-19. …

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