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Governor Abiodun mourns Senator Buruji Kashamu

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The governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed shock over the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu on Saturday. Senator Kashamu, who represented Ogun East at the Senate in the 8th...

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 →

Oyeleye: Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution hampers regional intergration, development

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Oyeleye Seye Oyeleye is Director General of Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN), the organisation coordinating integrated development among the six Southwest states. In this interview...

Sun Aug 9th, 2020     Read More →

Senator Buruji Kashamu dies of COVID-19

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A former senator representing Ogun-East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu, has died of COVID-19 complications at the First Cardiology Hospital in Lagos. His death was announced by his...

Sat Aug 8th, 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 →

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 →

Anarchy looms in Edo

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As Edo State governorship election, slated for September 19, draws close, indications emerged yesterday the state was headed for anarchy. The potential for breakdown of law and order is being...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

We've asked banks to resume fully - PTF

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The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF)on Thursday said all banks have been asked to resume fully in Nigeria. “We (PTF) have said banks can fully resume,” PTF national...

Thu Aug 6th, 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 →

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 →

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 →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 288 new cases, total now 44,129, with 896 deaths

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NCDC Response Team PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 288 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, which brought the total number of...

Tue Aug 4th, 2020     Read More →

RCCG donates 20,000 face masks to Lagos

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The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has donated additional 20,000 medical face masks to the Lagos State government as part of its contribution to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the...

Tue Aug 4th, 2020     Read More →