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UPDATED: Lagos to discharge six COVID-19 patients

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Kindly Share This Story: The Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Dr Tunde Ajayi, on Thursday via his twitter handle disclosed that six of the patients at the Infectious...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Victor Ndoma-Egba: The contours of an icon at 64

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Victor Ndoma-Egba When Senator Ndoma-Egba turned 64 on Saturday, the 7th day of March 2020, President Buhari publicly acknowledged him in glowing terms. The President in his goodwill message...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Tribunalisation of democracy in Nigeria (3)

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Kindly Share This Story:The second part of this piece was published yesterday Femi Falana By Femi Falana BUT unlike election petitions which are defended by lawyers hired by the INEC no...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

How air passenger was prevented from importing COVID-19 into Rivers, by Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday said a woman infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19) had been prevented from boarding a Port Harcourt-bound flight in Abuja. Consequently, he announced...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation. In a statement signed by Mrs...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple sources said on Tuesday. Kyari, a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari, was away in...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

(BREAKING) COVID-19: Ayade declares total lockdown in Cross River

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Kindly Share This Story:Gov Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar Cross River state governor, Prof Ben Ayade Monday night declared that all entry points into the state by...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Federal civil servant to work from home as Nigeria battles coronavirus

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The Nigerian Government Monday asked all its non-essential workers on Grade Level 12 and below to work from home until further notice as authorities fight to curtail the spread of coronavirus in...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Federal High Court suspends proceedings for 14 days from March 24

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice I. T Muhammad, has directed all Justices of Federal Courts in the nation to suspend court sittings for the next two weeks. The CJN gave the...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Archbishop Martins, Faniran advocate use of Digital Media for Evangelism

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Kindly Share This Story: By Sam Eyoboka ARCHBISHOP of Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins and other stakeholders in the church have tasked Catholic media...

Sun Mar 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Labour gives Rivers government seven days ultimatum over new minimum wage

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Wokers have issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Rivers State government to resolve the issues concerning implementation of the new national minimum wage or risk industrial action. A source in...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Suspected herdsmen kill Rivers PDP ex-guber aspirant

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A former governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Soalabo West, has been killed by suspected herdsmen. He was reportedly kidnapped outside his...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →

Rivers port to receive first RoRo vessel in 14 years

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Efforts by the Nigerian Ports Authority |(NPA) to improve vessel traffic to the eastern ports have continued to yield positive results as the Rivers Port in Port Harcourt is expecting its first...

Tue Mar 17th, 2020     Read More →

37billion renovation Budget, Purchase of Cars, should be sacrificed for Out-Of-School Children – Rep Dagogo

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Kindly Share This Story: By Tordue Salem, Abuja A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Farah Dagogo (PDP-Rivers) has called on members of the National Assembly to channel the budget for...

Mon Mar 16th, 2020     Read More →

Nearly 1,000 new virus cases in Spain in 24 hours

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Spain has registered nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, raising the total number of cases to 8,744, the health ministry said on Monday. Over the same period, the number...

Mon Mar 16th, 2020     Read More →