86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians on Friday arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM boss, the returnees will go on a 14-day isolation, in lineContinue reading “86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport”

Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Infections

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its highest single-day COVID-19  infections with 745 new cases.  This was revealed in a late-night tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the NCDC, Lagos State had the highest number of infections for the day with 280 cases and is followed by Oyo and Ebonyi states withContinue reading “Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Infections”

Democracy Day: Pray For Nigeria To Overcome Its Myriads Of Security Challenges – Gbajabiamila-Katamablog

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerians for marking this year’s Democracy Day. The Speaker said since 1999, Nigeria has come a long way in democratic practice, noting that the country’s system is growing by the day. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, LanreContinue reading “Democracy Day: Pray For Nigeria To Overcome Its Myriads Of Security Challenges – Gbajabiamila-Katamablog”

Messi Back In Barca Training Ahead Of Mallorca Restart

Lionel Messi trained again with his teammates on Monday to give Barcelona a massive boost ahead of their La Liga return against Mallorca on Saturday. Messi has been suffering from tightness in his right thigh and had not trained fully since last Tuesday. He sat out sessions on Wednesday and Friday before working alone atContinue reading “Messi Back In Barca Training Ahead Of Mallorca Restart”

George Floyd: Staff At US Embassy In Nigeria Join Protest For Justice

The staff of the United States Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria, showed their support in the call for justice regarding the killing of African-American, George Floyd, by the police. In a photo posted by the Embassy on Monday staff could be seen going down on one knee, a gesture that shows support for the ‘Black LivesContinue reading “George Floyd: Staff At US Embassy In Nigeria Join Protest For Justice”

Bail Set At $1 Million For Policeman Charged With Floyd Murder-Katamablog

Bail was set at $1 million on Monday for the Minneapolis police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd as mourners paid their respects in his hometown of Houston to the African-American man whose death has sparked massive protests for racial justice across the United States and beyond. In Washington, Democratic lawmakers knelt inContinue reading “Bail Set At $1 Million For Policeman Charged With Floyd Murder-Katamablog”

Nigeria Records 315 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12,801

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 315 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. NCDC disclosed this in a tweet on Monday night, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 12,801. According to the health agency, Lagos State recorded the highest number of infections for the dayContinue reading “Nigeria Records 315 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12,801”

Man City Face Critical Appeal Against Two-Season European Ban-Katamablog

Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City are accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that they had not complied with UEFA’s financial fair play (FFP) rules between 2012 and 2016 andContinue reading “Man City Face Critical Appeal Against Two-Season European Ban-Katamablog”

Pope Says Worst Of COVID-19 Is Over, Vatican Clear Of Cases

Pope Francis said on Sunday the worst of the coronavirus crisis was over in Italy, addressing the faithful for the first time in Saint Peter’s Square since the health emergency began. The pontiff’s address came a day after the Vatican said there were no more cases of COVID-19 within its population. “Your presence in theContinue reading “Pope Says Worst Of COVID-19 Is Over, Vatican Clear Of Cases”

Avoid Worship Centres, Govt Tells Lagos Residents Above 65 Years

Lagos State Government has advised residents of the state above 65 years to avoid visiting worship centres in order to curb COVID-19 in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi gave the advice during a press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital. The Commissioner who noted that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ordered theContinue reading “Avoid Worship Centres, Govt Tells Lagos Residents Above 65 Years”