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NCDC records 457 new COVID-19 cases, total now 44,890

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Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 457 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 44,890. The...

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

More questions than answers on schools reopening

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Students in an examination hall It is argued that the going back and forth of the Ministry of Education shows unpreparedness of the country to face the realities of COVID-19 as schools reopen....

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

Clark cautions VP Osinbajo on Niger Delta

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I have read with very serious concern reports of the meeting of Mr. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, SAN, with the Minister of State Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, and the Deputy Governor...

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

‘Revolution’ protests rock Abuja, Lagos

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Nigeria Police yesterday deployed security operatives in Lagos and Abuja as the force arrested members of the #RevolutionNow group. The deployment and arrests were meant to prevent planned...

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

Unhinging public service from culture of making wrong practices the norm

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In the absence of the driver’s seat platforms of my previous public service reform leadership positions, having retired from the civil service, invitations to serve as facilitator at...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

One year after, concessionaires yet to take-over 19 silos

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• FG Loses N10.4b Yearly, Delay May Cause Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce One year after the 19 silo complexes...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 404 new cases, total infections now 42,208

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Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: Twitter Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 404 new COVID-19 cases in the country, as total...

Thu Jul 30th, 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 →

Gunmen abduct four Chinese, kill policeman in Cross River

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Unknown gunmen have kidnapped four Chinese nationals working in a construction company in Cross River state, the police said. The gunmen also killed one policeman that was working as a guard at...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC Confirms 604 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

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Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC), has confirmed 604 new cases of the coronavirus pandemic, with total number of infections rising to 38,344 in the country. The NCDC made this known on...

Fri Jul 24th, 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 →

Race for 2023 tears PDP apart in Cross River

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The crisis in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State is far from over. It is a tussle between the Abuja group, led by the National Assembly lawmakers and some founding members of the...

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 →

Nigeria gunmen abduct 4 Chinese workers, kill policeman

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kidnapping PHOTO: shutterstock Gunmen have kidnapped four Chinese workers from a quarry site in southern Nigeria and shot dead their police guard, police said Wednesday. Abductions for ransom are...

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →