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COVID-19: FCT leads with 130 cases, as Nigeria records 386 new infections

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) led the pack on Saturday with 130 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as the country recorded 386 new infection in the country. Data from the Nigeria Center for...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

How did Ismaila Isa defend press freedom?

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We should not allow the state of anomie that has paralysed most analyses of the way we are at the moment to pave the way for our elders in the news media to get away with their recent provocative...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC urges preventive measures, records 481 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to take preventive measures against the Coronavirus during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations as the country recorded 481 new...

Fri Jul 31st, 2020     Read More →

Whither the NDDC?

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Crude oil or the black gold was first discovered in Oloibiri in the present day Bayelsa state in 1956 four years to the nation’s political independence. Some political analysts have opined...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

NAPTIP arrests 74 suspected human traffickers in Benin Command

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Handscuff PHOTO: shutterstock The Benin Zonal Command of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has arrested no fewer than 74 suspected human...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian airports record N44 billion loss in 3 years

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States governments and regional groups are mounting pressure on Federal Government and aviation agencies to reopen airports nationwide, more for political than economic considerations. This comes...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →

NDDC: President Buhari should take action and put an end to the drama

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The current drama that has enveloped the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is needless. In the last few weeks, Nigerians have been treated to a putrid feast of sleaze, financial...

Tue Jul 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000, death toll hits 858

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months. The NCDC, which made this...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Bayelsa new CP Resumes, vows to combat crime, violence

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The newly deployed 32nd Commissioner of Police to Bayelsa State, Mike Okoli, has vowed to establish a special squad that will promptly respond and deal with violent crimes and social miscreants...

Sun Jul 26th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Bayelsa records 21 new cases, total 326

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Bayelsa has recorded 21 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the state to 32. Dr Jones Stowe, the Director of Public Health and member of the state COVID-19...

Sat Jul 25th, 2020     Read More →

Hope deferred for Niger Deltans as NDDC unravels

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Stakeholders from all walks of life in the Niger Delta are furious over allegations of extra-budgetary and financial malfeasance to the tune of N81.5 billion currently rocking the Niger Delta...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 813 as total infections hits 38,344- NDDC

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC) showed the number of deaths from COVID-19 rose to 813, with 38,344 infections. The NCDC made this known on its...

Thu Jul 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate okays Debo Adesina, 39 others as ambassadors

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The Senate yesterday confirmed the appointment of The Guardian’s former editor, Mr. Debo Adesina and 39 others as non-career ambassadors-designate. The upper legislative chamber also...

Thu Jul 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate clears ex-Guardian editor, 39 others as ambassador-designate

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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Debo Adesina, a former editor of The Guardian and 39 others non-career Ambassadors-designate nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. It also...

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Ajayi, Jegede, others know fate as Ondo PDP primary election holds

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As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gets set for its primary election in a few hours, presided over by the Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, at the International Culture and Event...

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →