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NCDC announces 290 new cases as total tally hits 46,867

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Minister of Health, Dr. E. Osagie Ehanire PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 290 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The NCDC made this known on its...

Tue Aug 11th, 2020     Read More →

Unilorin wins $80,000 grant for research into Disability Rights in Nigeria

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The University of Ilorin says its Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, recently won the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) $80,000 { approximately N30.3 million}...

Mon Aug 10th, 2020     Read More →

Kwara records 7 new cases of COVID-19

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Kwara has recorded seven new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 833. Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Spokesman of the state...

Sun Aug 9th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria’s infections rise to 46,140 as NCDC announces 453 new cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased by 453, with total infections now 46,140. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Sun Aug 9th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s dying paper mills gasp for oxygen

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Following her independence and the attendant boom in the industrial sector, Nigeria held great promise as a developing nation. One of the sub-sectors that enjoyed the growing boom at the time...

Sun Aug 9th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 443 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 45,687

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 443 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. This brings the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to...

Sat Aug 8th, 2020     Read More →

Yahoo boys to sweep UNILORIN department, secondary school for three months

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Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, has convicted and sentenced the duo of Akinola Opeyemi and Owolabi Olajide to three months of community service for internet fraud. The...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 354 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 45,244

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 45,244. The NCDC made...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

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 →

Revving up yam production, farmers’ profit with technologies

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Yam has been described as the most important source of dietary calories in Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Ghana, and Nigeria, ranking as the third most important source of protein...

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

Adeboye, The Herald Editor, now GM of KWPPC

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has appointed Clement Adeboye as the new General Manager of Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (KWPPC), publishers of the The Herald...

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

NAFDAC closes 2 suspected fake vegetable oil selling oulets in Kwara

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has closed two vegetable oil packaging retail outlets in Ilorin. NAFDAC classified the outlet as unregistered that has sold...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

Shekau's Boko Haram releases show video showing members in Niger State

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The Abubakar Shekau-led faction of Boko Haram on released a video showing members claiming to be from Niger State. In footage seen by The Guardian about 100 persons praying Eid in the heart of a...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria’s total hits 44,433 as NCDC announces 304 new cases, 910 deaths

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO: Twitter Nigeria’s COVID-19 total cases have now reached 44,433 after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 304 new cases and 910 deaths from...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

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 →