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Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom’s wife, Eunice Ortom, Chief of staff and Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Anthony Ijohor as well as the Head of Service, Veronica Onyeke positive for COVID-19. The Governor who in a press briefing today also confirmed the NCDC results announced that though he tested negative, the ...
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The foreign exchange daily turnover declined by 48.73 percent to $105.05 million on Friday from $204.90 million recorded on Thursday at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) forex window. The I&E FX market remained subdued with stable trade volumes due to low system liquidity according to analysts at FSDH research. Naira remained stable at N386.00 per dollar after trading on Friday,  data from FMDQ showed ...
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Oyo state on Friday recorded two COVID-19 related deaths. Governor Seyi Makinde who disclosed this via his official twitter handle Saturday morning said “sadly, we had two COVID-19 related deaths, so, the total number of deaths in Oyo State is now fourteen. Makinde who is Chairman of the state’s COVID-19 task force also revealed that “we had our first COVID-19 ...
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The foreign exchange daily turnover declined by 48.73 percent to $105.05 million on Friday from $204.90 million recorded on Thursday at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) forex window. The I&E FX market remained subdued with stable trade volumes due to low system liquidity according to analysts at FSDH research. Naira remained stable at N386.00 per dollar after trading on Friday,  ...
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Onyekachi Eze, Abuja   Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said the choice of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State Governorship Election National Campaign Council is well deserved. Atiku is a member of the 77-man campaign council, which has governor of his home state, Adamawa, […] ...
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Ola Ajayi, Ibadan Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said a COVID-19 patient was just delivered of a baby at one of the isolation centres in the state According to the governor, the woman, who is the second COVID-19 patient in the country to give birth in an isolation centre, and her child, are both healthy and doing well ...
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A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Adedeji Olajide, on Saturday, clarified the role he played in the exiting of some journalists from the venue of a public hearing organised by the House Ad hoc Committee on COVID-19 on Friday. Olajide, who is a member of the committee, maintained that considerations for the safety of everyone in attendance and ...
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Dr Chris Ngige By Victor Young, Abuja The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment dismissed claims by the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, that the suspension of the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, violated the disciplinary procedure approved by the President. Recall that President Buhari had approved the immediate, compulsory, and indefinite suspension from Office of the ...
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Fire Service told us they didn’t have diesel ― Victims By Ike Uchechukwu – Calabar Items worth millions of naira have been gutted by fire which wreaked havoc on over 100 shops in the popular Marian market in Calabar, late Friday night. The fire, which started from one of the shops in the fruit section due to an electrical surge, ...
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Spanish region curbs movement of .2m people after new COVID-19 outbrea   Spain’s north-eastern region of Catalonia enforced a new lockdown on more than 200,000 people on Saturday, after several new outbreaks of the coronavirus were detected. Residents in Segria, which includes the city of Lleida, will not be able to leave the area from […] ...
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A woman identify as Mrs. Ifeoma Ozougwu has been arrested alongside her husband Mr. Ozougwu in Enugu for driving nail into the skull of little miss Nneoma. They also inserted grounded red pepper into the girl’s private part. According to the verified Facebook page of Anambra Broadcasting service, the police swiftly rescued the little girl, arrested the woman and took ...
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•Fake currency, victim’s cash recovered The suspects By Evelyn Usman It was the end of the road for five suspected fraudsters otherwise known as 419 who have been defrauding gullible Nigerians, following their arrest by the Area ‘B’ Police command, Apapa, Lagos. Their likes walk in a  group of two or three and are everywhere across the state.  While one ...
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  A new study has found that the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped COVID-19 patients better survive in the hospital. A team at Henry Ford Health System in southeast Michigan said Thursday that a study of 2,541 hospitalized patients found that those given the drug were far less likely to die, CNN reported. Dr. Marcus Zervos, the […] ...
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Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. Confirming this in a statement personally signed by him, the governor noted that he and some of his close aides tested positive for the virus. Umahi had, during the swearing–in of his new appointees on Thursday, said that he was expecting his second result of the Covid-19 test and would hand over the affairs of the state to his deputy if he tested positive for the virus. He explained that he sent his sample ...
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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has recovered from coronavirus, the state government said in a statement on Saturday. The governor, whose positive status for the virus was announced on June 8, has now tested positive after 26 days. John Okiyi Kalu, the state’s commissioner for information, said the governor’s samples submitted on Thursday returned negative on Friday.   “To the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 test ...
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Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma, has set in motion the process of integrating Imo pensioners into the National Contributory Pensions Scheme as a way of enhancing good governance. Governor Uzodimma gave this indication on Friday in a meeting with the leadership of Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Imo State at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Owerri. During the meeting, Uzodimma said everything concerning pensions and salary ...
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Akwa government has announced plans to grant a waiver to taxpayers as part of efforts to cushion the effect of coronavirus pandemic. But it is not clear who are the likely beneficiaries and the form of taxes to be affected. According to observers, the state government has no powers over many forms of taxation including the Value Added Tax (VAT) ...
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Days after the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID -19 eased some restrictions including approving the resumption of pupils and students of graduating classes (Primary 6, JSS 3, and SS 3) in preparation for examinations, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education in Bayelsa state, Comrade Walter Liverpool, has declared that schools in the state were not ready to resume. Liverpool said until ...
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Festus Keyamo By Emmanuel Aziken Those in the know allege that Mr Festus Keyamo belongs to the Mallam Nasir El-Rufai tendency in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. That is perhaps the first nexus between the two men who have carved a special niche in relationships between the executive branch of government and the legislature. The El-Rufai-Keyamo Group had after ...
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Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has approved that his special adviser on Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, should oversee activities of the Ministry of Health.  The latest development followed the death of the substantive Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, two days ago.  Dr Jibayo, a two-term lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly is a consummate medical practitioner. He is a ...
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