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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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Oshiomhole Wanted Me To Help Him Impeach Obaseki – Edo Deputy Governor

  The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has said his loyalty to Governor Godwin Obaseki is unwavering.  In a chat with newsmen on Thursday, Mr Shaibu revealed how former APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, wanted him to join in the move to unseat Obaseki. Shaibu said he begged Oshiomhole to let … Continue reading Oshiomhole Wanted Me To Help Him Impeach Obaseki – Edo Deputy Governor

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Northern Governors Frown At Persistent Attacks In Southern Kaduna

  The Northern Governors Forum has condemned the recent attack in Southern Kaduna in which about 22 persons were reportedly killed on Wednesday night, as yet to be arrested gunmen attacked four Atyap villages in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State. In a statement, Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau … Continue reading Northern Governors Frown At Persistent Attacks In Southern Kaduna

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‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

      The World Health Organization on Thursday warned against “vaccine nationalism,” saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe coronavirus havens if poor nations remained exposed. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it would be in wealthier nations’ interests to ensure that any vaccines eventually produced to protect against the new coronavirus were … Continue reading ‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

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Qatar FA Fines Barca Legend Xavi $2,700 For Breaching COVID-19 Rules

    Qatar’s Football Association fined former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez and several other top-flight players and staff $2,700 each for breaching coronavirus rules, it said in a statement on Thursday. Xavi, head coach of Qatari side Al-Sadd, revealed at the end of July that he had contracted the virus but just days later he … Continue reading Qatar FA Fines Barca Legend Xavi $2,700 For Breaching COVID-19 Rules

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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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