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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 →

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 →

Level of preparation to determine schools resumption in Abia

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Okezie Ikpeazu The Abia State Government has declared that resumption of private and public primary and secondary schools would depend on the level of preparedness and adherence to...

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 →

NDDC yet to pay contractors that handled road projects I facilitated’-Orji Kalu

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Senate Chief Whip, Dr Orji Kalu, said on Monday that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) had not paid contractors that handled roads he facilitated in Abia. Kalu stated this in a...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

'We will mobilise for Igbo presidency in 2023'

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The President-General, Igbo Community in Bauchi, Chidi Chukwunta, has said that the fact that the country is centred on a tripod of tribes, the Igbo extraction would mobilise for the emergence of...

Mon Aug 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Unhinging public service from culture of making wrong practices the norm

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In the absence of the driver’s seat platforms of my previous public service reform leadership positions, having retired from the civil service, invitations to serve as facilitator at...

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 →

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 →

Reps spokesman to Akpabio: make public your claims

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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio PHOTO:Twitter The spokesman for the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) has alleged that the Minister of Niger Delta...

Wed Jul 29th, 2020     Read More →

NDDC: President Buhari should take action and put an end to the drama

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The current drama that has enveloped the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is needless. In the last few weeks, Nigerians have been treated to a putrid feast of sleaze, financial...

Tue Jul 28th, 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 →

Police arrest kidnappers of victim lured out of church service

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Abia State Police Command said yesterday that its Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has arrested four suspects who plotted and kidnapped one Chekwas Daniel in his shop at Aba by luring him out...

Sun Jul 26th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Its effects on church worship and ministry – Ireoba

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From left, Bishops Manasses C. Okere; Christian C. Ugwuzor; Blessing Enyinda; Archbishop Ugochukwu U. Ezuoke and wife (rtd.); Most Rev. Isaac C. Nwaobia and wife, Mrs. Hope N. Nwaobia (host);...

Sun Jul 26th, 2020     Read More →