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The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has said that the agency has not approved any COVID-19 vaccines. She made this known in a statement, Friday in Abuja, noting that NAFDAC had not received any application from vaccine manufacturers “and therefore, no vaccine had been approved by NAFDAC. “There are reports of ...
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has released the 2020 Batch B Stream II deployment. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of NYSC, gave the directives at a sensitisation webinar for the prospective corps members. The director-general charged corps members to avoid traveling at night to their various orientation camps. Ibrahim warned the Prospective Corps Members (PCMs) traveling far distances from North ...
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Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi *Reveals how he became a politician *Insists ‘I’m unblemished, most proficient governorship applicant in Delta PDP’ By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South and Festus Ahon PROMINENT Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship contender in Delta State, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has revealed how he turned down N200 million kickback from a former Military Administrator, who wanted to loot the ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, alongside other top government officials and members of the diplomatic corps, Friday, laid wreaths to honour the nation’s fallen heroes as part of activities to mark the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. The Armed Forces Remembrance Day started with the launching of the remembrance emblem last year. President of the Senate, Ahmed ...
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Jet fighters have conducted air patrol over suspected bandit camps in Birnin Gwari LGA and Kaduna – Abuja Highway to engage the bandits, Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan has said. In a statement, Friday, Aruwan said some bandits were seen by the air patrol and were immediately engaged but they quickly took cover ...
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  China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad. The hospital is one of six with a total of 6,500 rooms being built in Nangong, south of Beijing […] ...
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Kaduna state government has rescued 160 almajirai including 151 Nigerians from 13 states in the North and South and nine foreigners from Benin Republic, Burkina Faso and Niger Republic. A statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Friday in Kaduna, said that the almajirai, including toddlers, were found in conditions that were ...
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  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 107,345. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday. It noted that eight people also died from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,413. The centre added that the ...
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Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has launched the 2020/2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day and Emblem Appeal Fund with N6 million donation to ex-service men. While making the donation, th governor called on good-spirited individuals as well as public and private organizations in the state to donate generously to the Emblem Appeal Fund in other to support provide a ...
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that a total of 105,478 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the country. The agency made this known on its website, stating that no fewer than 1,405 have died of the virus. Data on the website showed that the country recorded 1,479 new infections of Covid-19 and 23 fresh deaths ...
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The Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawallen Maradun has been given a pass mark for transforming the state in all sectors, particularly security, healthcare delivery, and education. The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development, Alhaji Yahaya Chado Gora, gave the commendation during a programme by the Zamfara State Radio and Television which was monitored by our Correspondent, Friday in Gusau ...
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The Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki Governor, has said that schools in the state would remain closed until February 1, as the state grapples with the second wave of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Obaseki stated this at a news conference, Friday in Benin, as most states across the federation gear up to reopen schools on January 18. “We have ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Alhaji Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Dikkon Sokoto, the Commissioner of Home Affairs in Sokoto State. The deceased was the younger brother of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued in Abuja, ...
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The Crisis rocking the Cross Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has now been resolved, even as the two factions of the party now have a 36-man harmonised Caretaker Committee to run its affairs. The unity has given the party confidence of taking over the state from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023. This was revealed ...
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The Nigerian Legion has pledged its support to relevant security agencies in combating insecurity in the country. The Chairman of the legion in Ebonyi, Capt. Fidelis Ogodo (retd.), made the pledge, Friday in Abakaliki, at the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebrations in the state. Ogodo said that the legion, as an offshoot of the Nigerian Armed Forces, could still ...
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  Denies collecting money from Jegede Dayo Johnson – Akure A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Ebiseni has appealed to party leaders and stakeholders in the state to pursue peace and unity among themselves. Ebiseni in a statement in Akure said this is “the only route to the realisation of ...
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Idowu Bankole … Records 1,820 new infections in last 24 hours, highest in a single-day Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 107,345. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Friday. It noted that eight people also died from the virus in the ...
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The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigeria would receive 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccine in March, Health Minister Osagie Ehanire, in a statement in Abuja, said the vaccines add to 100,000 expected doses of Pfizer vaccine, however, the statement did not specify which type of vaccine would be used for the 10 million doses. It ...
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The human rights community and civil society groups started the New Year on a sad note with the demise of one of the vocal activists, Barr Esther Uzoma, on January 6. The Imo-state born legal practitioner was the Convener, Nigeria Civil Society Room, and National Coordinator, Proactive Gender Initiatives. CHIZOBA OGBECHE captures the mood through tributes in honour of the ...
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  As an army of investigators tries to pin down the scope of unemployment benefit fraud in California, the head of a security firm working for the state is warning that payments of fraudulent claims could more than double the $4 billion previously estimated, and that a flood of those claims involve overseas crime rings. […] ...
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