New Omicron Subvariant ‘Appears To Have Growth Advantage’

The BA.2 subtype of the Omicron coronavirus variant appears to have a substantial growth advantage over the currently predominant BA.1 type, the United Kingdom’s Health Security Agency has said. UKHSA said on Friday there was an increased growth rate of BA.2 compared with BA.1 in all regions of England where there were enough cases to […]

AFCON: Egypt Edge Out Morocco, Face Cameroon In Semi-final

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, scored brilliant equaliser and created the winner as Egypt came from behind to beat Morocco 2-1 after extra-time in their Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Cameroon on Sunday. The seven-time African champions will now meet hosts, Cameroon, in the semi-final in Yaounde on Thursday. Morocco […]

Lagosians will miss if they don’t reelect me in 2023: Sanwo-Olu

The governor, who is on a publicity blitz to promote his rail and other transportation projects in Lagos noted that his government planned to reduce gridlock in Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged the Lagos electorate to consider him for a second term in office for them not to miss out on his vision to […]

Jaruma granted bail after four days in prison

She’s accused of publishing false and defamatory information on social media against Ned Nwoko and his wife Regina Daniels. Aphrodisiac seller, Hauwa Mohammed, popularly known as Jaruma, has been granted bail after spending four days in prison. The controversial kayanmata seller was initially arraigned on January 25, for alleged publication of false and defamatory information on social […]

Hanifa: Court remands alleged killer’s wife, Jamila

A Kano State Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Gidan Murtala has remanded the wife of the alleged kidnapper and killer of five-year-old girl, Jamila Abdulmalik Muhammad Sani. Jamila was arraigned on a charge of alleged concealing of a kidnap victim. Jamila, a 30-year-old woman, is the wife to Abdulmalik Tanko, who is standing trial on […]

Booster Shots In US Strongly Protect Against Severe Disease From Omicron, CDC Studies Show

Vaccine boosters provide robust protection against severe disease from the omicron variant in the United States, according to three reports released Friday that offer the first real-world data in this country showing the utility of the additional shots in keeping vaccinated people out of the hospital. But the reports by scientists the Centers for Disease […]

Buhari regime introducing more taxes will worsen Nigerians’ suffering: Experts

Mr Buhari’s regime recently introduced an excise duty of N10 per litre on all non-alcoholic, carbonated, and sweetened beverages. Financial experts have advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime against introducing more taxes because they will worsen Nigerians’ suffering. In separate interviews, they warned that the introduction of more taxes will further worsen the economy amidst the […]

2023 Presidency: Atiku is PDP winning card, says party chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Barr. Kenneth Imasuangbon, has backed former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to pick the party ticket for next year’s general election. Some chieftains of the PDP had recently called on Atiku to support younger aspirants from the Southern part of the country. However, […]

Fayemi shuts down Ekiti schools because of APC governorship primary

The party will be using both primary and secondary school playgrounds as venues for the exercises to select the party’s candidate. Governor Kayode Fayemi has ordered students and teachers in public and private schools to stay at home ahead of the ruling All Progressives Congress governorship primary election. This is contained in a statement by […]