Latest News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 12th January 2021
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Tuesday 12th January 2021 .
Abia govt mulling over relocating Milverton luxury bus park
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has hinted at relocating the popular luxury bus terminal at Milverton Street in Aba, to decongest traffic in the city center. Ikpeazu disclosed this on Monday in Aba while inspecting ongoing road construction work on Eziukwu Road, Milverton Road, and Ojike Lane. The governor said that it was noRead More
COVID-19: Non-adherence to health, social measures worsening spread — NCDC
By Chioma Obinna The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday night alerted that the non-adherence to public health and social measures by Nigerians was exacerbating the public health response efforts to limit the continued spread of COVID-19 in the country. Disclosing this in its latest Public Health Advisory released last night, the Centre noted thatRead More
COVID-19: Minister explains ‘why we can’t produce vaccines in Nigeria’
*Says FG may suspend NIN registration *To review safety protocols, schools resumption date *Says Nigeria’s hospital capacity strained *Declares no state’s immune, set to roll out rapid test kits in Abuja *NIMC staff threaten to down tools again, issue 21days ultimatum By Sola Ogundipe, Omeiza Ajayi, Emmanuel Elebeke & Gabriel Olawale The Federal Government, yesterday,Read More
Female corps member hacks lover to death in A-Ibom
…18-year-old girl sets lover ablaze in Benue By Harris Emmanuel & Peter Duru A female corps member, Chidimma Odume was almost lynched by residents of Abak Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital after she allegedly hacked her boyfriend to death on Sunday. It was gathered that Chidimma Odume graduated from University of Nigeria, Nsukka andRead More
COVID-19: Concern grows over potential superspreader event during Capitol riot
Concerns are mounting about the health of lawmakers and other people in the Capitol last week, after the first member to test positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since Wednesday’s chaos, said she believed she was exposed in a crowded hiding place with hundreds of other legislators.
COVID-19 patients still have symptoms after 6 months — Report
Most patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have at least one symptom six months after falling ill, according to findings from a study in Wuhan, China, where the novel coronavirus first emerged in late 2019.
Education Ministry to review Jan 18 resumption date for schools if…
The Federal Ministry of Education says the Jan.18, 2021 date for schools to resume is not sacrosanct, hence a new date may be announced depending on the nation’s COVID-19 indicators. The Minister of Education, Mr Adamu Adamu gave the hint on Monday in Abuja, at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF)Read More
No public access to Capitol grounds during Biden inauguration — Police
There will be no public access to the Capitol grounds during Joe Biden’s inauguration as U.S. president on Jan. 20, acting Capitol Police chief Yogananda Pittman said.
Afenifere, PANDEF, M-Belt kick, as Miyetti Allah seeks inclusion of Fulani, others in Amotekun
By Dapo Akinrefon, Ola Ajayi, Samuel Oyadongha & Peter Duru THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, yesterday, called for the inclusion of its members and other ethnic groups in the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun, in Oyo State, to overcome the language barrier, which sometimes causes misunderstanding. The call by MACBAN,Read More
U.S. House Democrats introduce article of impeachment against Trump
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced an article of impeachment against outgoing President Donald Trump on Monday, as Republicans blocked a measure calling on Vice President Pence to remove his boss from office.
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