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Yobe Chief Justice has passed on

The Chief Justice of Yobe State, Honorable Justice Garba Musa Nabaruma is dead. Justice Nabaruma was said to have died in an Abuja hospital after a protracted renal disease, a family source revealed. He served as Yobe number one judicial official for about ten years, having been sworn in since …

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Nigerian soldiers killed 20 Boko Haram militants in Borno

Nigerian Army troops on Sunday killed 20 Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province, (ISWAP) terrorists at the north west of Baga town in Borno. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Enenche said the …

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Germany in recession due to COVID-19

German output shrank by 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2020, official data showed Friday, as the coronavirus pandemic tipped Europe’s top economy into a recession. The quarter-on-quarter contraction is “the worst since the financial crisis” in 2009, federal statistics office Destatis said. The agency also revised its gross …

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Chinese-born Researcher arrested in US for spying

Chinese-born Researcher Arrested in US for Spying, Stealing American Scientific Advances A Chinese-born former employee of the Cleveland Clinic was arrested on fraud charges related to $3.6 million in federal grants, the FBI said on Thursday, the latest move in a US crackdown on alleged attempts by China to steal …

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Nigerian returnees to pay for quarantine

Stranded Nigerians that are returning home will henceforth offset their two-week quarantine bill on arrival, according to the revised guidelines. Hitherto, the returnees were only required to pay for their flight while the government took care of their two weeks stay in isolation. Returnees from United Arab Emirates (UAE), the …

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Kano extends lockdown by one week

Kano state government has extended the lockdown imposed in the state by one week to help further contain the spread of the novel COVID-19 pandemic. The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who made the announcement said the decision was reached after due consultations with the federal government and …

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Doctors test positive in Jigawa

THE Osun State government has confirmed that the latest COVID-19 case in the state is a medical doctor. Its Jigawa State counterpart on Monday debunked report that some infected medical personnel in the state refused to go into isolation for proper treatment. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on …

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