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NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. x The News...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

Ohanaeze crisis deepens as faction heads for court

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Crisis rocking the transition process of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has deepened, as the Chief Uche Okwukwu faction has sued the newly elected President...

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,598 new infections, 7 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday reported 1,598 new cases of COVID-19 with seven deaths. The NCDC, on its official Twitter handle, said the total infections in the country...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Tension over rising oxygen demand in hospitals

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• Reliance On Cylinders For Oxygen Responsible For Shortage – Okwesil • Health Institutions Depending On Vendors For Supply Endanger Patients – Amah • Teaching...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

Eunisell renews Rivers Utd sponsorship, looks to change game’s dynamic

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Eunisell has renewed its 2020/2021season sponsorship deal with Port Harcourt’s based outfit, Rivers United Football Club. The firm is the longest standing front-of-shirt sponsor in...

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 1,867 new infections

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 107,345. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter...

Sat Jan 16th, 2021     Read More →

How governors influenced the outcome of Ohanaeze Ndigbo election, by Uwazurike

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Uwazurike Former President of Igbo think tank group, Aka Ikenga, Chief Goddy Uwazurike, in this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, speaks on the recently concluded national election of apex Igbo...

Sat Jan 16th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC reports 23 fresh deaths, 1,479 new infections of COVID-19

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Nigeria recorded 23 fresh COVID-19 related deaths and 1,479 new infections on Jan. 14, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known on its official website on...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

Nigerians say no to another lockdown

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As nations go into another round of lockdowns in response to the second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19), Nigerians have warned government against shutting down the economy again, saying the impact...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

‘How Rivers promotes tourism in Nigeria’

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike Rivers State Government has reiterated its commitment to grow the tourism industry in the state, describing the state as a destination for hospitality and...

Fri Jan 15th, 2021     Read More →

Again, soot spike in Rivers raises fresh health concerns

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Experts raise fresh alarm over persistent soot in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. CREDIT: CNN • As 23,000 persons suffer respiratory related ailment in five years Following recent increase in...

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

A new Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the challenges ahead

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The new leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo should know by now that what lies ahead of the Igbo nation is not a tea party, especially with 2023 knocking on the door. Days after the election of the Prof....

Thu Jan 14th, 2021     Read More →

#EndSARS: NECO announces date for make up test for candidates who missed exams

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The National Examination Council (NECO) on Wednesday said special arrangements have been made for candidates who missed some of the October November 2020 examinations as a result of the #EndSARS...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

NECO releases 2020 October/November results

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The National Examination Council (NECO) on Wednesday released the results of its 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) examination it conducted throughout the country between October and...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →

NECO deregisters schools, blacklists supervisors over malpractices

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National Examination Council (NECO) on Wednesday said it has deregistered some schools from conducting their exams over malpractices in the October/November 2020 examination for two years. NECO...

Wed Jan 13th, 2021     Read More →