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NCDC confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

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[FILES] The briefing was done at 11th virtual meeting of the Council, held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Photo: NCDCGOVThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC)...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

IGP to Police officers: Defend yourselves against any attack

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In the aftermath of the EndSARS protest nationwide, which turned violent and led to loss of lives, including that of a number of police personnel, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 Palliative and its controversies: Interrogating the looting spree dimension

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Residents of Gwagwalada, looting COVID-19 paliatives from the warehouse in Abuja. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA On October 8, this year, the youth of the country began a protest with the hashtag...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

Wike to editors: Stop praising leaders, hold them accountable

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has challenged the Nigerian Media to desist from praising public office holders and giving them awards for favoritism but to...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

14 dead, buildings collapse as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

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Rescuers search for survivors among the rubble of a collapsed building after a powerful earthquake struck Turkey’s western coast and parts of Greece, in Izmir, on October 30, 2020. –...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Troops dismantle illegal refineries, arrest oil thieves, others in S/South

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The troops of ‘Operation Delta Safe’ have recorded significant successes in the fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism and oil bunkering in the last one week. The...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 150 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 150 new COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified wedsite on Thursday. The News Agency of...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19 palliatives: CACOVID, humanitarian ministry and the states

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{FILES] People carry bags of food on their heads during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Wike signs executive order proscribing IPOB in Rivers

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Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State. He made this known in a statement by Mr...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

NNPC allays fears as fuel scarcity surfaces in Abuja, others

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has cautioned the citizenry against panic buying of petroleum products.The warning followed palpable fears in Abuja and its environs on account...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

Supreme Court strikes out Bayelsa suit on Soku oilfield

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out a suit filed by the Bayelsa State Government challenging the Federal High Court Abuja order to refund the 13 percent derivation it had received from the...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

Rebuilding ruins of violence amid low revenues

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The Shoprite shopping mall in Lekki Phase 2 was looted on October 22, 2020, after the army repressed peaceful protestors gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate despite curfew. Over 20 important state...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Zamfara gold controversy and echoes of resource control

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After a lull, the clamour for resource control is again resonating in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, following Zamfara State Government’s establishment of a gold reserve beginning with 31...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 48 new COVID-19 cases, no death

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NCDCThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 48 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified wedsite on Saturday, noted that COVID-19 related...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South rail network in death throes

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Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →