The President, Nigerian Infectious Diseases Society, NIDS Professor Dimie Ogoina, speaks on the importance of the appropriate use of the face masks. In this interview with The Abuja Inquirer’s Lagos state correspondent, IJEOMA UKAZU, Ogoina warns against the misuse and abuse of face masks for COVID-19 prevention in Nigeria. Excerpt [...]
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, for its medical interventions towards tackling the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
Mustapha, who made the commendation while receiving 20 ventilators donated by Ocea S.A, a France-based company through the NNPC, [...]
Nigeria’s inflation maintained a steady increase in April 2020, hitting 12.34 per cent rate, year-on-year.
The new data contained in the consumer price index, CPI, report by the National Bureau of statistics, NBS, for the month of April, represents 0.08 per cent points higher than the 12.26 per cent rate recorded in March 2020.[...]
The National Examinations Council, NECO, says President Muhammadu Buhari approved the termination of the appointment of Prof. Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the council following his indictment on violation of the procurement Act.
Uwakwe and two directors of the agency were suspended in 2018 over financial impropri [...]
All is not well between the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, over alleged forceful eviction of the latter by the former from its office complex in Abuja.
Trouble started when the s [...]
Two months after the first coronavirus index case was reported in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, FCT, a mapping of the six area councils’ show that Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, and Gwagwalada area council have emerged as the epic centres of the Covid-19.
Just as details of his passing continue to emerge, President Mohammadu Buhari, his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, were among several eminent Nigerians who have expressed their condolences on the passing of Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte, an eminent jurist and former Justice of the Supreme Court.
May you live in interesting times, so goes a Chinese saying. The Chinese regard this more as a curse than anything else. This is because, “interesting” in this parlance is certainly not a good thing. It signifies turbulence, confusion, anarchy and a lack of stability. COVID-19 has ensured that everybody alive today is living in inter [...]
The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, has awarded a contract for rehabilitation of road shoulders along the Gwagwalada- Dobi Federal road.
The federal road maintenance engineer in charge of FCT, Engr. Ambrose Omameh, disclosed this to The Abuja Inquirer while on an inspection tour to Gwagwalada to assess the level of work done.[...]
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