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NCDC reports 111 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,724

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. According to the agency, with...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Real Madrid Academy to produce Nigeria’s future football stars, says Iyaye

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Rivers Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye, has tipped the Real Madrid Football Academy based in Port Harcourt to produce a future generation of football superstars comparable to Lionel Messi and...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 176 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 176 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Rising food prices in North send scary signal

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Nigeria seems to be plunging a new dimension of economic crisis as food inflation reached a new high in northern regions, hitherto considered the food basket of the country. The North consistently...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

KwanKwaso hails Obaseki, says US, UK advisory on election riggers timely 

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Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso Former Governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki for his reelection in Saturday’s governorship election. The...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 195 new COVID-19 cases, death toll hits 1,100

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 195 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Crashed chopper pilot had no valid licence, says AIB

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PHOTO: SUNDAY KINLOLU Operator insists it got exemption from NCAA The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, yesterday, released the preliminary report on the recent helicopter crash in...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

APC leaders meet Buhari as Obasanjo, others hail Edo poll

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Following the defeat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Edo State Governorship Election on Saturday, the Chairman of the APC National Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Democracy wins as Edo people speak with one ‘vote’

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Nigerians desire genuine democracy. That was the major point to take away from Saturday’s Edo State gubernatorial poll. It was not all about the outcome, but about the fidelity of the...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Bring oil thieves to justice, governor Wike urges to security agencies

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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has appealed to security agencies to ensure that those who sabotage the government’s effort to eliminate bunkering are brought to justice. Wike made the appeal...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Water poverty in Nigeria: effects and impacts of COVID-19

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The year 2020 will be remembered as the ‘Quarantine year’, the year millions of people around the world had to remain indoors for several months, with over 700 thousand people dead as...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Buhari, Jonathan, Atiku, others applaud as Obaseki returns

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Months of intense politicking and a drawn battle for the soul of Edo State, dotted by brickbats, threats of all sorts, and a heated polity, ended yesterday. It ended with Governor Godwin Obaseki...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Nobody can play God, Ike Ekweremadu maintains

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Former Deputy President of the Senate and member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for the Edo State governorship poll, Ike Ekweremadu, has declared that Governor Godwin...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Group seeks state, federal governments intervention in Ogoni cleanup

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To achieve environmental justice in the Niger Delta region, the State and Federal Governments have been implored to strengthen coordination of the Ogoni cleanup exercise and remove any political...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Edo election: Why collation is delayed — INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says that delay in the receipt of collated results of the governorship election from local government areas in Edo has delayed the collation at...

Sun Sep 20th, 2020     Read More →