COVID-19: Governors received N1billion each from Buhari, N1.1billion from World Bank – Yahaya Bello

Governors of the 36 states were said to have received N1billion each from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Governors were also said to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Bank to receive a sum of N1.1billion for the same purpose. Governor Yahaya […]

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Russian firm warns of IT security threats in Nigeria, others

Kaspersky says that the human cyber-threat remains widespread in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. The cybersecurity firm, in a statement, said the three African countries were being targeted by Advanced persistent threat groups that were exploiting the current uncertainty around COVID-19 to steal sensitive information. The statement titled ‘Kaspersky warns of top IT security threats […]

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Lagos Residents Break Into COVID-19 Palliative Warehouse

Dozens of residents in Lagos, on Thursday, began carting away food items stacked in a warehouse in Monkey Village, Maza-maza, in Amuwo Odofin. The food items, which were labelled ‘CACOVID, NOT FOR SALE’, includebagsof rice, mac­aroni, spaghetti, salt, garri, sugar, and cartons of noodles. CACOVID(CoalitionAgainst COVID-19), launched in March this year, is a private sector-led […]

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Nigerian president criticised over response to protests crackdown

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has been criticised for his muted response after security forces opened fire on people protesting against police brutality in Lagos on Tuesday, drawing international condemnation. Security forces shot live ammunition to disperse crowds who had gathered in defiance of a government curfew. Amnesty International said at least 12 people died in […]

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