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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 →

Social, food businesses lose N300b to COVID-19

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As COVID-19-induced lockdown continues to affect businesses in the hospitality and social industries, commercial chicken, egg and catfish farmers have been counting losses in billions. This is...

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 →

Firm that owns factory where UI student died reacts

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The company that owns the factory in which a student of the University of Ibadan died on Monday said it was working with the police to unravel the circumstances that led to his gruesome...

Thu Jul 30th, 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 →

3 armed robbers set ablaze in failed bank robbery in Oyo

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Armed robbers PHOTO: shutterstock Three armed robbers were on Wednesday set ablaze by an angry mob in a failed bank robbery which occurred at First Bank, Okeho in Kajola Local Government Area of...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

Entrenching cassava mechanisation initiatives for higher yield

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Fully mechanised cassava farm operations Nigeria is rated the largest producer of cassava in the world when its farmers are harvesting fewer than 10 tonnes per hectare with numerous challenges,...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

Makinde signs revised budget of N174bn into law

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Seyi Makinde Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday signed the state’s revised budget of N174 billion for 2020 into law.The governor appended his signature on the document at a brief...

Wed Jul 29th, 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 →

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 →

CBN, banks tasked on good policies to sustain ePayment post-COVID-19

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To sustain the momentum around electronic payment (ePayment) systems in Nigeria post-COVID-19, good policies that drive value for customers must be implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →

Oyo Assembly reduces state’s budget by N39b, passes it into law

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Seyi MakindeThe Oyo State House of Assembly yesterday reviewed downward the 2020 budget from N213,788,033,002.97 to N174,087,453,241.46. The budget had earlier passed into law on December 19,...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria discharges 829 COVID-19 patients, highest number in 1 day

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 829 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday. The NCDC in a tweet said the number was the highest in one day since the index case was reported...

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 →

Ajimobi’s death worsens Oyo APC’s cleavages, rivalries

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Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi The death of the former governor of Oyo State, Senator Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi has deepened cleavages and rivalries in the Oyo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC)....

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →