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Ondo Deputy Governor served impeachment notice by House of Assembly following his defection

July 8, 2020

49 ViewsThe ongoing drama in Ondo State has degenerated as the Ondo State  House of Assembly has served an impeachment notice to the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi. Since the defection of the deputy governor Ajayi from the All Progressives Congress, APC to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP there are indications that he intends to […]

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MAGU: In Nigeria, Nobody is above the law

July 8, 2020

52 ViewsThe ongoing grilling and administrative probe of the acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu will give him the opportunity to respond to allegations leveled against him, a Presidency source said on Tuesday. The source, who spoke under anonymity, also said Justice Ayo Salami-led investigative panel became necessary because of […]

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EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu Suspended

July 8, 2020

52 ViewsPresident Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The latest development was made known in a recent report by BBC Hausa Service which quoted an unnamed presidency source. Premium Times reports that Mr. Magu was arrested in front of the EFCC office in Abuja […]

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COVID19: Nigeria records 503 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 29789 and 669 deaths

July 7, 2020

62 Views503 new cases of COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-153 Ondo-76 Edo-54 FCT-41 Enugu-37 Rivers-30 Benue-24 Osun-20 Kaduna-15 Kwara-13 Abia-9 Borno-8 Plateau-6 Taraba-5 Ogun-3 Kano-3 Kebbi-2 Nasarawa-2 Bayelsa-1 Gombe-1 29,879 confirmed 12,108 discharged 669 deaths. 503 new cases of COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-153Ondo-76Edo-54FCT-41Enugu-37Rivers-30Benue-24Osun-20Kaduna-15Kwara-13Abia-9Borno-8Plateau-6Taraba-5Ogun-3Kano-3Kebbi-2Nasarawa-2Bayelsa-1Gombe-1 29,879 confirmed12,108 discharged669 deaths pic.twitter.com/gyghkcIbcb — NCDC (@NCDCgov) July 7, 2020

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COVID19: Madagascar’s herb contains largely anti-malaria constituents—FG

July 2, 2020

95 ViewsThe Federal Government on Thursday said that findings from the analysis of Madagascar’s herb called ‘COVID Organics’ show the mixture contains largely anti-malaria constituents. It said that although the plant component of the herb grows in Nigeria and is of a higher efficacy for treating malaria, relevant government agencies will continue the process of […]

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Governor Akeredolu’s wife tested positive

July 2, 2020

71 ViewsWife to the Ondo State Government Mrs. Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu has tested positive to the novel coronavirus. This came days after her husband Governor Rotimi Akeredolu tested positive to the virus but has remained asymptomatic. Also, one of the security aides to the Governor has also been confirmed to have been infected with the […]

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FG increases petrol pump price to N140

July 2, 2020

112 ViewsThe Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA)  has recommended an upward review of the retail pump price of petrol from the previous N121.50 to between N140.80 and N143.80. The statement, which was signed by Abdulkadir Saidu, PPPRA executive secretary, and seen by The Cable read: “Please recall the provision for the establishment of a […]

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COVID19: FG announces resumption of domestic flight

July 2, 2020

120 ViewsFollowing the closure of the Nigerian air space occasioned by the Covid19 pandemic, the  Federal Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights. The airspace has been on lockdown since March this year. In a statement released on Wednesday, July 1, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the Abuja and Lagos airports will resume […]

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COVID19: Delta State Governor, Wife Test Positive

July 1, 2020

98 ViewsDelta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife have tested positive to the novel coronavirus. They both tested positive after one of their daughters also contracted the killer bug. In a statement on social media, the governor said he and his wife are currently at the isolation center while undergoing treatment of Covid19. […]

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EDO 2020: PDP chieftain pledges support for APC candidate

July 1, 2020

95 ViewsA former commissioner of Education in Edo State and a People Democratic Party, PDP Chieftain Prince Kassim Afegbua has pledged his unwavering support to the candidature of the All Progressives Congress governorship aspirants Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. According to him, he will join forces with the APC candidate to ensure that Godwin Obaseki does not […]

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EDO 2020: APC will regain Edo—Samson Osagie

July 1, 2020

95 ViewsA former lawmaker Mr. Samson Osagie, has expressed hope that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will regain Edo State on September 19. He predicted an overwhelming victory for the party’s candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, at the polls. The former Minority Whip Leader of the House of Representatives who spoke yesterday with reporters at the […]

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COVID19; Nigeria records 25694 of confirmed cases with 590 deaths

July 1, 2020

75 Views561 new cases of Covid19: Lagos-200 Edo-119 Kaduna-52 FCT-52 Niger-32 Ogun-19 Ondo-16 Imo-14 Plateau-11 Abia-8 Oyo-8 Bayelsa-7 Katsina-6 Kano-5 Bauchi-3 Osun-3 Kebbi-3 Borno-2 Jigawa-1 25,694 confirmed 9,746 discharged 590 deaths 561 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-200Edo-119Kaduna-52FCT-52Niger-32Ogun-19Ondo-16Imo-14Plateau-11Abia-8Oyo-8Bayelsa-7Katsina-6Kano-5Bauchi-3Osun-3Kebbi-3Borno-2Jigawa-1 25,694 confirmed9,746 discharged590 deaths pic.twitter.com/eWq5s7KvYj — NCDC (@NCDCgov) June 30, 2020

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COVID19: PAY N50,400 For Test, Lagos State Government Tells Residents

July 1, 2020

106 ViewsLagos state government has announced that Lagos residents who are unable to conduct their Covid19 test in a government facility will pay N50,400 to get it done in a private laboratory. This announcement was made by the commissioner for health Professor Akin Abayomi while launching the Lagos State Private-Public Consortium on the management of […]

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Ondo Governor Akeredolu test positive to Covid19

July 1, 2020

100 ViewsOndo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has tested positive to the lethal Covid19. The governor made this known via his Facebook page where he also revealed he is asymptomatic to the virus. He wrote: “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive result for COVID-19. I am asymptomatic and not displaying any symptoms. “I am […]

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Hushpuppi’s partner in crime Woodberry falls ill in prison

June 30, 2020

90 ViewsControversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo of the Kemi talks has reported that Olalekan Jacob Ponle, aka Woodberry, a close associate and fellow fraudster who was arrested with Hushpuppi in Dubai for allegedly defrauding almost two million people of about N168bn, is not feeling well while in prison. Kemi said Woodberry fell ill nine days after […]

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