Daily Archives: February 6, 2021

FG lifts ban on Emirates airline as UAE suspends rapid tests

The Federal Government has lifted the ban it placed on Emirates Airlines. The airline was barred from lifting passengers from Nigeria after the United Arab Emirates made it mandatory for such passengers to carry out Rapid Antigen Testing in laboratories that are not approved or authorized by the appropriate regulatory bodies. The UAE has now withdrawn the Rapid Antigen Testing requirements…

1,624 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 1,624 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Friday February 5. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-535,Plateau-183, Osun-98, Akwa Ibom-85, FCT-83, Ondo-77, Nasarawa-72, Edo-69, Oyo-63, Rivers-52, Taraba-48, Ogun-44, Borno-31, Kwara-31, Ekiti-30, Benue-25, Kano-21, Niger-21, Kaduna-18, Abia-15, Delta-10, Bayelsa-7, Zamfara-6. …

It will be illegal for SSANU and NASU to go ahead with its proposed strike – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has described the proposed strike action by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities as illegal. Ngige who asked the two unions to give the federal government three months to forward a supplementary budget to the National Assembly to cover…

Polygamy is responsible for the falling standard of education in the country – Emir of Anka

Chairman of Zamfara State Council of Chiefs and Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Muhammad Ahmed has again warned against polygamy which he claimed is responsible for the falling standard of education in the country. Speaking during a meeting with seventeen emirs of the state and the chairman, Zamfara State Universal Education Board, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu Maradun…

As far as the PDP is concerned, the presidency should return to the North in 2023 – Former Minister of Police Affairs and PDP BoT member, Adamu Maina Waziri

Former Minister of Police Affairs and a Board of Trustees (BoT) member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Maina Waziri has stated that PDP’s presidential ticket will be zoned to the north in 2023. In an interview with Daily Trust, Waziri said the presidential ticket of the party will be zoned to the North…