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Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections

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Public Health Teams PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded three deaths and 477 new COVID-19 infections in 17 states and the FCT on Friday. NCDC said in its report...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Anti-open grazing laws: Police mum over enforcement

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As more southern states move to stem the herders-farmers crisis with the enactment of anti-open grazing law, there is palpable silence from the police hierarchy over its willingness to prosecute...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 2 deaths, 433 new cases Thursday

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Nigeria recorded two COVID-19 related deaths on Thursday with additional 433 COVID-19 infections in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

FG heads to Supreme Court, Reps consider bill to back states

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Nigeria’s attorney-general and minister for justice Abubakar Malami PHOTO: TWITTER/Abubakar Malami • FG: Collection of VAT by FIRS remains • Lagos: VAT collection will not...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Traditional rulers commend Owa monarch for leadership, seek government’s support

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Chairman, Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers and Obi of Owa, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II (right); first Vice Chairman/Orodje of Okpe, Maj.-Gen Felix Mujakpuero (rtd.) Orhue I (left) and Obi...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

FG to fight crude oil theft in Niger Delta with security agencies

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Crude Oil theft To effectively fight against crude oil theft in the Niger Delta region, the Federal Government has disclosed that it will deploy operatives of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Nigeria...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Over 1,818 persons benefit from Coronavirus funds in Delta

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[FILES] Delta State Governor, H.E Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa. Photo/Twitter/GovIfeanyiOkowa As the World Bank and Federal Government move to cushion the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Why we use artists, entertainers, for Global Citizen campaign, by Maibe

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The Country Director, Global Citizen, an international advocacy group, Maimuna Maibe, speaks with GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR on how the humanitarian organisation is using various means including...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Russia's daily virus deaths match record high

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Russia on Thursday matched its record coronavirus death toll, as the Delta variant and a slowing vaccine drive push up infections. x A government tally reported 820 fatalities over the past 24...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria’s infections hit 203,081

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), says the country’s COVID-19 cases rose to 203,081 on Wednesday, recording additional 377 new infections. x The NCDC, via its official website,...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Don’t export banditry to South, Akeredolu replies El-Rufai

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• We will abide by grazing law, Osun herders assure govt Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has urged his Kaduna State...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Stallion empowers 21 students with scholarship

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scholarshipsThe charity arm of Stallion Group by Stallion Empowerment Initiative (SEI) has awarded 21 students of Premium Technical High School, Warri, Delta State with the 2021 education...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

NCDC announces three additional COVID-19 related deaths, 513 new cases

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Fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have announced 513 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released on Wednesday morning by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Experts divided over NNPC board as Buhari writes Senate to amend PIA

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Barely one month after assenting to the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the Senate to amend the act that was passed by the National Assembly on July 1. The...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Police retirees storm National Assembly over contributory pension scheme

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Police retirees have marched to the National Assembly, demanding to exit the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) on account of alleged inequality. They had made similar demand in April this year,...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →