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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 →

NDDC probe takes dramatic turn

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The drama unfolded when the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Apkabio and the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

Pirates abduct 77 seafarers in Gulf of Guinea this year

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The ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest piracy report, has indicated that crew kidnappings and violent attacks on vessels in the West African region have soared in 2020, with...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 653 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 36,107

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 653 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 35, 107. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Unending search for incorruptible anti-graft czar

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The doubt, which many expressed about the capacity of the Nigerian government to fight corruption to a standstill, appears to be gaining grounds. Nothing justifies this conclusion better than the...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Bayelsa police parade four oil well vandals 

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The Bayelsa State Police yesterday paraded four notorious oil well vandals who specialize in vandalizing wellheads and other oil installations in the state and neighboring states. Spokesperson of...

Sat Jul 18th, 2020     Read More →

Diri warns police, others against harassment over use of facemasks

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• Tailor 2021 budget towards eradicating COVID-19, A’Ibom govt tells MDAs Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has warned the Nigerian Police and other security operatives in...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records 463 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 33,616

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Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 463 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total...

Wed Jul 15th, 2020     Read More →

Despite huge obstacles to his re-election, Obaseki rallies support

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Barely three weeks after he moved from All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), there are indications that more obstacles could be thrown on Governor Godwin...

Wed Jul 15th, 2020     Read More →

Education minister meets NCDC, stakeholders on safe re-openning of schools

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The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has held a consultative meeting with the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), state commissioners of education, vice-chancellors and key stakeholders...

Mon Jul 13th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria treated, discharged 13,447 COVID-19 patients

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The number of COVID-19 patients discharged in the country is now 13,447 following 344 new successfully treated cases. This is according to the new data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Mon Jul 13th, 2020     Read More →