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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 →

Clark cautions VP Osinbajo on Niger Delta

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I have read with very serious concern reports of the meeting of Mr. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, SAN, with the Minister of State Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, and the Deputy Governor...

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 →

Campaign tactics unsettling Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s camps

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Following the commencement of electioneering campaigns in Edo State ahead of the September 19 governorship election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

Wike urges Edo electorate to stop politicians with questionable character

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, urged Edo State electorate to truncate the political aspiration of inconsistent politicians with questionable character in the September 19, 2020...

Wed Aug 5th, 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 →

NDDC probe: Uduaghan dismisses reported N429m road contract allegation

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Former Delta Governor, Dr Emmanuel, on Monday said the allegation linking him with a Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) road contract in Port Harcourt, Rivers, was false. Uduaghan in...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Police foil eight suicide attempts in Lagos

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• Jilted lover commits suicide in Rivers The Lagos State Police Command has revealed that its operatives have successfully foiled eight suicide attempts in the state in the last two months....

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: FCT leads with 130 cases, as Nigeria records 386 new infections

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) led the pack on Saturday with 130 Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as the country recorded 386 new infection in the country. Data from the Nigeria Center for...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria: Exporting electricity amid stark darkness

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When Nigeria became independent in 1960 and inherited the well-run Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN), which was established in 1951 by the then colonial administrators, many probably, did...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

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 →

Police officer abducts, rapes woman for not wearing face mask

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The Rivers State Police Command yesterday said efforts were on to arrest a police officer, Inspector Peter Ebah, who allegedly arrested and raped a 23-year-old lady at Saakpenwaa checkpoint in Tai...

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 →

Whither the NDDC?

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Crude oil or the black gold was first discovered in Oloibiri in the present day Bayelsa state in 1956 four years to the nation’s political independence. Some political analysts have opined...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →