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  • HEDA Tells Nigerian Government To Stop Harassment Of Sowore March 29, 2020
      The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has asked the Nigerian Government to stop the harassment and intimidation of SaharaReporters Publisher, Omoyele Sowore. The group said Sowore was kept in detention amidst a rash of court orders -- none of which guaranteed his freedom in recent past.  It said there were concerns in […]
  • BREAKING: Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria Hit 111 March 29, 2020
    Google/Time Fourteen new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. This brings the total cases in the country to 111. In an update by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control on Sunday night, nine cases were confirmed in Lagos with five in the Federal Capital Territory. "Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported […]
  • BREAKING: Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Kyari, Says He Is Transferring To Lagos For Medical Treatment, Confirms SaharaReporters Story March 29, 2020
    Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, who tested positive for Coronavirus, has said that he will be moving to Lagos for "additional care and observation". Recall that SaharaReporters had exclusively reported that Kyari was seriously ill and tested positive for the virus after returning from a trip to Germany and Egypt.  […]
  • UPDATE: Buhari Orders 14-day Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun and FCT Over Coronavirus Outbreak March 29, 2020
    President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday during a nationwide broadcast ordered the restriction of movement in Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, following the outbreak and continued spread of Coronavirus in the country.  The restriction is expected to last for two weeks in the first instance to enable the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigerian Centre […]
  • BREAKING: Two Nigerian Soldiers Test Positive For Coronavirus In Borno March 29, 2020
    Sahara Reporters Media Two Nigerian soldiers have tested positive for Coronavirus in Monguno, Borno State, SaharaReporters can confirm. The duo, who returned to camp after they were issued administrative passes, have been quarantined at Sector 3 Mission Headquarters for observation since Saturday March 28, 2020. It is unclear if the Nigerian Center for Disease Control had tallied […]
  • BREAKING: Buhari Bans Movement In And Out Of Lagos, Ogun, FCT Over Coronavirus March 29, 2020
    President Muhammadu Buhari has banned the movement of persons in and out of Lagos, Ogun and Federal Capital Territory as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. He made the declaration on Sunday evening during a nationwide broadcast. According to the President, the decision was taken because Lagos and the FCT had recorded the most cases […]
  • Coronavirus: Nigerian Government Evacuates Stranded NCDC Staff From Congo March 29, 2020
    The Nigerian Government has evacuated staff of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control stranded in the Republic of Congo. In a statement, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Republic of Congo, Deborah Iliya, commended the government and Ministry of Foreign Affairs for deploying an aircraft to airlift the stranded personnel back to Nigeria. According to Iliya, the NCDC […]
  • Coronavirus: Shehu Sani Says Nigerians May Die Of Hunger Over Lockdown March 29, 2020
    A former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has called on both the federal and state governments to roll out palliatives to mitigate the effect of the Coronavirus lockdown in most parts of the country. Sani said the country may witness a situation where citizens would be dying of […]
  • Coronavirus: FCT Enforcement Team Arrests Pastor For Violating Ban On Public Gathering March 29, 2020
    Google An enforcement team from the Federal Capital Territory Authority has arrested Pastor U. Uden, General Overseer of Jesus Reign Family Church located at Apo in Abuja. He was arrested for violating the ban on public gathering imposed by the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello. The team led by Mr Ikahro Attah stormed the premises of […]