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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 →

How UNICEF is fighting severe, moderate acute malnutrition in Sokoto State

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FILE PHOTO: A banner with the UNICEF logo is seen hanging on a makeshift school at an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria June 6, 2017....

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Demand for rail services rises as NRC generates N2.1bn in six months

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) generated N2.1 billion as revenue from passengers and cargo within the first half of 2021 an apparent reflection of the rising demand for rail services in...

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 →

Mob razes Sokoto commissioner’s residence, destroys district head’s property

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Governor Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State. Photo/facebook/AMINUWAZIRITAMBUWALProtesters in Isa Local Council have set the personal residence of Sokoto State Commissioner for Career and Security...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Tribute to titans

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Another titan has gone down. The Newswatch family last week lost one of its illustrious directors. Alhaji Abdulaziz Ude, one of the founding directors of Newswatch, has bowed to the inevitable...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria's military crackdown puts squeeze on bandit gangs

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Soldiers stand on attention during a guard of honour for the newly appointed Nigerian military chiefs’ arrival at the Maiduguri Airforce base in Maiduguri, Nigeria, on January 31, 2021....

Tue Sep 21st, 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 →

COVID-19: Nigeria logs 168 additional infection, 1 death

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 168 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising the total number of cases in the country since the pandemic began to 201,798. x The NCDC said...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 336 new infection, 5 deaths

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Nigeria has recorded 336 new cases of COVID-19 infections with five deaths. This is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an update released on Sunday. The News Agency of...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

External borrowing plan: Presidency lists projects, beneficiaries of $4b loan

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NigeriaFifteen projects, spread across the country’s six geo-political zones, are to be financed with more than $4b from multilateral institutions, under the 2018-2021 Medium Term (rolling)...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits kill one, abduct scores in Sokoto

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The Police Command in Sokoto State on Saturday confirmed the killing of one person and the abduction of several others, as a result of an attack by some unknown gunmen in Tangaza Local Government...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

Kerosene, cooking gas prices increase in August – NBS

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KeroseneThe National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for household kerosene increased to N400.01 in August from N397.34 in July. A report obtained...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria surpasses 200,000 coronavirus infections since Feb 2020 –NCDC

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Nigeria has surpassed 200,000 cases from the coronavirus pandemic 18 months after the first positive case was identified in an Italian traveller on Feb. 27, 2020, according to the Nigeria Centre...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →

Bandits kill soldier, kidnap don’s wife, children in Zaria

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PHOTO: AFPAbduct Kaduna Catholic priest, Zamfara Emir Armed bandits, Monday night, stormed the Zaria home of a lecturer and killed one of the soldiers trying to rescue his wife, children and...

Wed Sep 15th, 2021     Read More →