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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 →

COVID-19: Intimidation, harassment, detention of journalists surge in Nigeria

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The world is going through a difficult phase of battling the COVID-19 pandemic and Nigeria is not excluded from its economic and social effects, especially journalists reporting the issues. In...

Wed Jul 22nd, 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 →

Ekiti governor Fayemi tests positive for COVID-19

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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday said he has tested positive for coronavirus. “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back positive,” Fayemi tweeted....

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →

UNILAG’s ASUU: Rabble-rousing

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The University of Lagos aka UNILAG is a much-respected institution of higher learning in Nigeria. That is why it is the university of first choice for many students who want a place where they...

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 →

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 →

Nigeria announces 643 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 34,259

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Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 643 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →

Ebonyi CP urges transparency in recruitment for 774,000 jobs

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Ebonyi State Commissioner of Police, Philip Maku, yesterday called for transparency in recruitment of 774,000 workers. Maku made the call in Abakaliki during the inauguration of Ebonyi State...

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 →

Issues in fresh tussle against Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s soul

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Apex Igbo Socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, is not new to the crisis. The umbrella organization, which exists as a united platform to speak for Ndigbo, has had its fair share of...

Sun Jul 12th, 2020     Read More →

Human trafficking: Reps urge states to support NAPTIP rehabilitate victims

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The House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, has urged states to support the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), in rehabilitating trafficked...

Sat Jul 11th, 2020     Read More →

Building Nigeria’s Health Security: 10 things you may not know about NCDC

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Kindly Share This Story: By Abdallah K. Gwarzo 1. NCDC IS LESS THAN A DECADE OLD The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control first came to limelight in 2014, following the Ebola outbreak in West...

Thu Jul 9th, 2020     Read More →

Umahi not showing COVID-19 symptoms, working from isolation — Deputy Governor

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The Ebonyi Deputy Governor, Dr Kelechi Igwe, has said that Gov. David Umahi is currently not showing COVID-19 symptoms and is conducting official duties from isolation. Igwe said this on Tuesday...

Tue Jul 7th, 2020     Read More →