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COVID-19: ‘Deportation’ of Almajiris re-opens citizenship rights debate

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The deportation of some Nigerians from their state of residence to their state of origin following the spread of COVID-19 has again re-opened citizenship rights debate in the country. The Northern...

Sat May 2nd, 2020     Read More →

FG, states sue for reconciliation to end Tiv/Jukun crisis

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Efforts to end the protracted conflict between the Tiv and the Jukun took another dimension last week when governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State hosted a mediation meeting with deputy...

Wed Apr 29th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom orders closure of entry points to Benue State

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has directed that all entry points into the state must remain closed till further notice, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Ortom,...

Tue Apr 28th, 2020     Read More →

Ortom vows to step on toes to fight corruption as committee uncovers questionable deals in Benue SUBEB

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Kindly Share This Story: By Peter Duru Makurdi ….. Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has vowed to step on toes to fight corrupt practices in the state irrespective of who is involved, to...

Mon Apr 27th, 2020     Read More →

Ugwuanyi charges security agencies to enforce border lockdown

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Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Engages 124 Health Specialists For Treatment Determined to ensure that the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is contained in Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has charged the...

Sat Apr 25th, 2020     Read More →

Troops destroy armed militia camp, kill 3, recover cache of arms in Benue

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The Defence Headquarters says military troops on Wednesday, raided a suspected militia camp at Anku Mbagen in Atera-Jange Torov Council Ward of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue. A statement by...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

ICYMI: Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 873

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, reported the nation has confirmed 91 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), a pandemic outbreak...

Thu Apr 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Cross River begs FG for funds to secure borders against COVID-19

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Cross River State has pleaded with the Federal Government to assist it financially in securing its borders against the novel coronavirus. Chairman of the State COVID-19 Response Taskforce and...

Tue Apr 21st, 2020     Read More →

NCDC apologises to Ekiti Govt over mistake on coronavirus update

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, apologised to the Ekiti Government for the error in its record of the confirmed COVID-19. The centre on its verified Twitter account on...

Sun Apr 19th, 2020     Read More →

Churches deserted as Kano lockdown enters Day 3

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In compliance with the total lockdown against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, churches in Kano remain under lock on Sunday Our correspondent, who went around the city to observe the level of...

Sun Apr 19th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC apologises to Ekiti Government over mistake on coronavirus update

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, apologised to the Ekiti Government for the error in its record of the confirmed COVID-19. The centre on its verified Twitter account on...

Sun Apr 19th, 2020     Read More →

JUST IN: Nigeria records 49 cases of COVID-19, total rises to 542

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Saturday announced that the country recorded 49 new cases of coronavirus in six states. In a tweet via its...

Sat Apr 18th, 2020     Read More →

UPDATED: Nigeria records 35 new cases of COVID-19, total now 442

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Kindly Share This Story: By David Royal Thirty-five new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 442, Vanguard reports. The Nigeria...

Thu Apr 16th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria recording extra-judicial deaths more than coronavirus deaths – NHRC

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Kindly Share This Story:…develops App for electronic monitoring, reporting of human rights violations By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on...

Thu Apr 16th, 2020     Read More →

NHRC reports 105 rights abuses in two weeks lockdown

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has disclosed that it received and documented 105 complaints of human rights violations perpetuated by law enforcement agencies. It also mentioned...

Thu Apr 16th, 2020     Read More →