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Lagos leads chart as Nigeria records 44 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 44 new COVID-19 cases with Lagos state leading the daily infection chart. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Thursday...

Thu Jun 24th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 39 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 39 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total numbers of cases in the country to 167,331. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

The cannabis legalisation debate

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Cannabis Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, the Governor of Ondo State in South West Nigeria, has many things going for him. He is a male model. Tall and handsome, he carries a balanced...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Embrace Wike’s development strides, Danagogo tells coastal communities

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Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, has urged coastal communities of the state to embrace Governor Nyesom...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Again, court orders FG to pay Rivers, Akwa Ibom $3.3b oil revenue

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A day after a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja ordered the Federal Government to pay $951 million to the Bayelsa State government as arrears of the 13 per cent derivative sum due to the state,...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria remains important maritime market, says WACT boss

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Naved Zafar The newly appointed Managing Director, West African Container Terminal (WACT), in Onne, Rivers State, Naved Zafar has described Nigeria as a very important maritime market in the West...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Disquiet over firms’ claims to Onne Port terminal

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Onne Port, Rivers state The situation leading to Intel’s call for cancellation of International Container Terminal Service (ICTSI’s) investments in Onne Port, Port Harcourt, Rivers...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC discharges 240 people, total recoveries now 163,797

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said additional 240 people had been discharged after successful treatment and testing negative to COVID-19 across the country. x The NCDC said this on...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Court orders FG to pay Bayelsa $951m derivative arrears

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The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered the Federal Government to pay $951 million to the Bayelsa State Government. The amount is the 13 per cent derivative sum due as arrears of revenue...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

IGR: Why Lagos leads

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[FILES] Babajide Sanwo-OluAt long last the scales have fallen from their eyes and they can now see clearly, very clearly, that carrying handout bowls to Abuja is not the right way to prosperity....

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

ERA seeks restoration of polluted Niger Delta ecosystems

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called for the urgent restoration of the polluted ecosystems in the Niger Delta region. The group also urged government...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC registers 51 new infections, zero death in 15 days

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[FILES] NCDC worker. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEIThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 51 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total numbers of infections in the country to...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

Pain, chaos as cultism overruns Neighbourhoods

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Months after the country, in November 2020, retained its unenviable position as the third most impacted country in the world by terrorism, according to the 2020 Global Terrorism Index (GTI),...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

The democratic process and 2023 election

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Ndukuba Nigerians must be commended for these years of democratic experimentation, which has proved to be far better than the best military rule. Nigeria has joined the league of democratic...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

President Buhari calls for concerted efforts to end insecurity

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Buhari. Photo/TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday called for concerted efforts to end insecurity currently bedevilling the country. The president made the call in a message...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →