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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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‘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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Mauritanian President Reshuffles Cabinet After First Year

    Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani on Thursday carried out a government reshuffle and replaced his prime minister, a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The Saharan state’s official news agency AMI said Prime Minister Ismail Ould Bedda Ould … Continue reading Mauritanian President Reshuffles Cabinet After First Year

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BREAKING: Buhari Approves Extension Of Eased COVID-19 Lockdown By Four Weeks

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks. This extension is the third for the second phase of lockdown currently observed across the country. Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) … Continue reading BREAKING: Buhari Approves Extension Of Eased COVID-19 Lockdown By Four Weeks

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17 Edo lawmakers claim to have impeached Assembly Speaker

Fourteen lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly whose seats had earlier been declared vacant have been sworn in at a private location. The newly inaugurated lawmakers, alongside three others who recently pledged their allegiance to Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) claim to have impeached the Speaker of the House, Francis … Continue reading 17 Edo Lawmakers Claim To Have Impeached Assembly Speaker

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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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