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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 →

COVID-19: Edo records 1 death, 7 new cases within 24 hours

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The Edo government has confirmed the death of an unvaccinated 68-year-old male, admitted into the Stella Obasanjo Hospital for COVID-19. The Head of the state’s coronavirus Case Management,...

Fri Sep 24th, 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 →

Best of Edo Award: Kazeem Bello-Osagie’s Edo Pride, Mercy Aigbe, others to be honoured

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Edo Pride, a non-partisan platform promoted by Kazeem Bello-Osagie and launched to celebrate Edo State’s rich cultural heritage and individuals that have excelled in their various crafts and...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Of death and Captain ‘Hosa’s transfiguration

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Capt. (Dr) Idahosa Wells Okunbo JP The transfiguration of my big brother, Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, in the morning of Sunday, August 8, 2021 was triumphalist. Having reconciled with his...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Edo seeks residents’ support in COVID-19 sample collection, testing

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Edo State Government, yesterday, sought collaboration and support of all residents to contain the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and cautioned against submitting false ding names, addresses...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Teams arrive Sunday for Betsy Obaseki women football tourney

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Betsy Obaseki Teams participating in the maiden Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament are expected to arrive in Benin on Sunday, the organisers have disclosed. The competition, with the theme,...

Fri Sep 24th, 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 →

Ozigbo promises to make South East Nigeria’s sports haven

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FIFA President, Gianni Infantino (left) and Valentine Ozigbo at the dinner organised by the NFF…recentlyThe South East is about the biggest contributor of sportsmen and women to...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Edo NSCDC impounds 200,000 litres of allegedly adulterated petroleum products

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The Edo Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it seized about 200,000 litres of allegedly adulterated petroleum product between July and August. x The State...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Senate constitutes conference committee on 2021 Electoral Act Amendment

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The Senate has constituted a Conference Committee for the 2021 Electoral Act Amendment Bill. x The committee will meet with that of House of Representatives to harmonise the 2021 Electoral Act...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Nigerian group offers artwork to British Museum for return of looted bronzes

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A Nigerian group of artists has offered to donate artworks to the British Museum in London to encourage it to return the priceless Benin Bronzes that were looted from the city’s royal court...

Wed Sep 22nd, 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 →

The dictatorship in Edo - Part 2

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Obaseki The expectation of the drafters of our Constitution is that every State will have a full blown cabinet, comprising Commissioners and Special Advisers, who would develop policies around...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 as NCDC registers 393 infections, 6 deaths

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday topped the table of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 393 cases and six COVID-19 related...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →