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30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation – NIDCOM

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Thirty Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission...

Tue Aug 4th, 2020     Read More →

Edo 2020: Edo Deputy Speaker, other members pledge support for Ize-Iyamu

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Speaking during a solidarity visit to Ize-Iyamu in Benin on Monday, the members of EDHA said they would not defect from APC to another party and had endorsed Ize-Iyamu as their governorship...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Edo in Diaspora decry assault on PDP governors, others

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• APC accuses S’South gov of plotting to rig guber election • YIAGA Africa tasks media on violence-free polls Edo indigenes in the Diaspora and Members of Benin Club of...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Modular refinery will drive industrial revolution in Edo

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Edo Government says the ongoing Modular Refinery project at Ologbo in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state, will on completion, drive the state’s industrial revolution quest. Mr...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

PDP governors set up committees on legislative, legal affairs

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has resolved to raise Legislative Liaison Committee to guide it on legislative matters and pending critical bills in the National...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

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 →

No clash between Obaseki, deputy, says aide

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Edo State Government has flayed rumour of purported clash between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu. In a statement, the Special Adviser to the Governor on...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria: Exporting electricity amid stark darkness

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When Nigeria became independent in 1960 and inherited the well-run Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN), which was established in 1951 by the then colonial administrators, many probably, did...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

30 Nigerian ladies in Lebanon appeal for rescue

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Some 30 Nigerian ladies trafficked to Lebanon are appealing to the Nigerian Government to rescue them as they are stranded in that country. They made the appeal in a statement by the President of...

Fri Jul 31st, 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 →

You have not lived until you play golf, says IGC Lady Captain

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Lady Captain of the Ibadan Golf Club (IGC), Mary Okunola, who is the immediate past National Vice-president, Ladies Golf Association of Nigeria (LAGAN), has advised Nigerians to take to golf,...

Fri Jul 31st, 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 →

Lagos COVID-19 cases near 15, 000 – NCDC

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coronavirus test PHOTO: shutterstock The number of COVID-19 cases in Lagos State now stands at 14,848, according to data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on...

Wed Jul 29th, 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 →

NCDC announces 624 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 41,804

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 624 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus increased to 41, 804. The NCDC made this...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →