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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 →

Cross River’s acting CJ, others list challenges to smooth implementation of child rights law, family court

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Acting Chief Judge (CJ) of Cross River, Justice Maurice Eneji, and a number of experts have picked poor funding as one of the major factors militating against full implementation of Child Rights...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

FG to save $300m from barite importation – Minister

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says the Federal Government will soon ban the importation of barite to help the country save foreign exchange for other useful...

Sun Jul 19th, 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 →

FG loses N10.4b yearly to stalled silos concession

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• Delay Threatens Dreams Of Averting Imminent Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce About N10.4b yearly concession fee...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Senate passes law prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers

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Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which prescribes life jail to replace the current 10 years maximum sentence for kidnappers. A Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District...

Tue Jul 14th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 595 new cases of COVID-19, total jumps to 33,153

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Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO:Twitter Nigeria has announced 575 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to...

Tue Jul 14th, 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 →