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Nigerian University Begins Research On Ethnobotanical Cure For COVID-19

NIGERIA. Niger State: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai (IBBUL), a tertiary institution in Nigeria has started their research on an ethnobotanical cure for  COVID-19. The institution...

Police Brutality Protests Intensify In Nigeria

NIGERIA. Following weeks of outcry online over years of recurring police brutality, Nigerians are continuously protesting against Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The protestors are...

Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars) Disbanded After Protests Across Nigeria

NIGERIA. The Nigerian government has dissolved a police unit plagued with allegations of extrajudicial killings and abuse to the citizens. From the past few...

Nigerian NGO Wants Child Protection Bill Signed

NIGERIA. The youth-led NGO Bridge Connect Africa Initiative (BCAI) has called on the Kano state government to sign a child protection bill into law....

Stakeholders Call For Agricultural Mechanization

NIGERIA. In a webinar organized by the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), stakeholders have called for the adoption of mechanization along the agricultural value chain. The...

Flood Destroys Houses, Farmland, Property In Northern Nigeria

Nigeria. States in Northern Nigeria are bearing the brunt of a heavy downpour which has resulted in flooding, causing devastating destruction in its wake. In...

Lawmakers Approve Bill To Castrate Child Rapists

NIGERIA. Kaduna. Lawmakers in Kaduna State have approved surgical castration as a punishment for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting children under 14 years of...

4 Nigerian Schools Selected For 2020 World Education Week

NIGERIA. Four Nigerian schools will be showcasing their innovations alongside 100 schools across the world during the World Education Week to be held virtually...

Medical Professional Survives COVID-19 And Warns Fellow Health Workers

NIGERIA. Umuahia. Lynda Chukwu is a physiotherapist at the Federal Medical Center, Umuahia in Imo State, Nigeria. Chukwu spoke to Transcontinental Times after recovering from...

Nigerian Musician and Family Survives COVID-19

NIGERIA. Minna, Niger. One of Nigeria's popular musicians, Peter Okoye, has revealed that he and his family had COVID-19 but they have recovered from...

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