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Nigeria Confirms Three More Deaths As COVID-19 Infections Cross 45, 000

    Nigeria on Thursday reported three more deaths from COVID-19 as the country’s infections from the virus crossed 45, 000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which revealed the latest figure, also said the West African nation had 354 fresh COVID-19 cases for the day. Nigeria’s latest COVID-19 infections were confirmed in 16 … Continue reading Nigeria Confirms Three More Deaths As COVID-19 Infections Cross 45, 000

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Rockefeller Foundation Shortlists Nigerian Adefolami Agunbiade For Food Vision Prize

    A Nigerian, Adefolami Agunbiade has made the Rockefeller Foundation Top 10 Finalists for the Food System Vision Prize. Agunbiade and nine others were picked from a pool of over 1, 300 applicants from 110 nations with plans of developing a plan of the generative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create … Continue reading Rockefeller Foundation Shortlists Nigerian Adefolami Agunbiade For Food Vision Prize

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‘Current Goings-On Portend Grave Danger For Edo Elections’ – Atiku

    Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar says the current happenings in Edo portend grave danger for the forthcoming governorship elections in the state. Atiku also said, in a series of tweets on his official handle, that recent developments in the South South state is a threat to constitutional order in the country. The presidential … Continue reading ‘Current Goings-On Portend Grave Danger For Edo Elections’ – Atiku

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Naira Marley, Manager Plead Guilty To Violating COVID-19 Lockdown Order

  Pop-star Azeez Fashola, more known as Naira Marley, and his manager, Seyi Awouga, have pleaded guilty to violating a COVID-19 lockdown order in Lagos. According to a police statement on Thursday, the duo was “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each by the presiding Magistrate.” Channels Television had earlier reported how Naira … Continue reading Naira Marley, Manager Plead Guilty To Violating COVID-19 Lockdown Order

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Drama as men smash Mace, destroy property at Edo Assembly

    Drama played out on Thursday at the Edo State House of Assembly when dozens of heavily armed security operatives stormed the complex, leading to the eventual renovation of the complex. As early as 8 am, police officers comprising operatives attached to the Police Mobile Force and Operation Thunderstorm occupied the complex in Benin … Continue reading Drama As Men Smash Mace, Destroy Property At Edo Assembly

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#RevolutionNow: A Failing Govt Has No Reason To Stay – Lawyer

  One of the #RevolutionNow protesters, Tope Akinyode, has accused the Nigerian government of failing to rise to the challenges of the people. Akinyode, who is the National President of Revolutionary Lawyers’ Forum, called on the present administration to resign. He made the call during his appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Thursday, a … Continue reading #RevolutionNow: A Failing Govt Has No Reason To Stay – Lawyer

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Insurgents Penetrating Nigeria’s North-West, Expanding To South – U.S.

  The United States has called on the Nigerian government to take the lead in the fight against insurgency in the country. The Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command in Africa, Major General Dagvin Anderson, gave the advice at a digital press briefing on Wednesday. He said the insurgents have started penetrating the north-western part … Continue reading Insurgents Penetrating Nigeria’s North-West, Expanding To South – U.S.

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No Repentant Boko Haram Has Been Absorbed In Nigerian Military – Presidency

  The presidency has debunked reports suggesting that repentant Boko Haram terrorists are being recruited into the Nigerian military. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says no ex-terrorist is absorbed into the military. This comes amid an allegation made by Borno State … Continue reading No Repentant Boko Haram Has Been Absorbed In Nigerian Military – Presidency

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Katsina Baby Trafficking: National Association Of Nigerian Nurses Disown ‘Colleagues’

  The Katsina State Council of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives has on Wednesday disowned and described the two suspected female nurses arrested by the police in the state as fake and imposters. Identified as Misira Tijjani and Grace Ejigu of the Okmos Clinic in Kofar Kaura quarters, Katsina state, the two … Continue reading Katsina Baby Trafficking: National Association Of Nigerian Nurses Disown ‘Colleagues’

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