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Police Service Commission promotes 6,618 officers

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The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion of six thousand, six hundred and eighteen, (6,618) senior Police Officers. According to PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, the promotions were...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 626 new COVID-19 cases as total climbs to 27,110

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Coronavirus PHOTO:Shutterstock Nigeria on Thursday recorded 626 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 27,110. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

STF troops kill 2 suspected armed robbers in Jos

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The personnel of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), on Thursday killed two suspected armed robbers in Rock Haven Community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau Maj.-Gen...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari swears in Chairman, members of FCC, RMAFC, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the new Chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka from Kwara, and 36 other members of the commission. The president also...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Plateau PHC shut as three workers test positive for COVID-19

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Chairman of Jos North Council in Plateau State, Shehu Usman, has ordered the closure of the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Angwan Rimi community after three workers tested positive for the...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 : Nigeria records 561 fresh cases as total infections hit 25,694

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Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure on Tuesday...

Wed Jul 1st, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 566 new cases of COVID-19, number of infections jumps to 25,133

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, announced 566 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,133. The centre announced this...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 490 new COVID-19 cases, total now 24,567

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Nigeria on Sunday recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

A nostalgic reflection on a valley-town, Okeho

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My nostalgia for Okeho, the place of my birth (as distinct from Aawe, my hometown), was re-awakened recently due to a range of concerns. The most recent was the death of my Okeho-born teacher in...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

41 health workers infected in Plateau, 8 dead

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The Plateau Commissioner for Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, on Sunday, said that 41 health workers had been infected with COVID-19 in the state, with eight deaths recorded. The commissioner made the...

Sun Jun 28th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 births innovations, new jobs, says ITF DG

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The Director General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph Ari has stated that despite COVID-19 disadvantage to the world economy, it has also given birth to new ideas and innovations that...

Sun Jun 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 684 new cases as total number of infections hits 23, 298

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Nigeria has recorded 684 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 23, 298. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Friday through...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

Yil Fomwul-Gonsum: There’s gross imbalance in the barbaric treatment meted on widows

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A filmmaker by profession, Yil Fomwul-Gonsum’s passion for social change and community development led her to establish Saphira Global Center, a non-profit organisation that focuses on...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 : Nigeria records 594 fresh cases as total hits 22,614

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An illustration of SARS-CoV-2 surrounded by antibodies PHOTO: Getty Images<br /> Nigeria has announced 594 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →

Gunmen kill police officer, seven civilians in Katsina, Plateau

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The agrarian community of Vatt in Barkin-Ladi Council of Plateau State was thrown into confusion yesterday as suspected herdsmen gunned down two farmers and wounded four others. Also, in Danmusa...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →