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APC Power Tussle: Victor Giadom hands over party leadership to Buni

Victor Giadom, acting national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has handed over the leadership of the party to the new chairman of the caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni. The handing over ceremony was held behind closed doors on Monday at the National Working Committee conference room at the APC National Secretariat, Abuja. Buni’s appointment came after the APC NEC …

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Ease of doing business: Nigeria Govt merges CAC, Tax ID registrations

Business owners who register their organizations with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) will now get a tax identification number without the need to approach the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). CAC, in a statement on Monday, said the processes of registering a business and getting a tax ID have been merged. The statement said: “This is to inform our esteemed …

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Nigeria Records 490 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 24,567

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its Twitter handle on Sunday evening that Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. “On the 28th of June 2020, 490 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a …

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100 Persons Living With Disabilities Recieves Palliatives From NGO

An NGO, Project Enable Africa with the support of Ishk Tolaram, has distributed palliatives to no fewer than 100 people living with disabilities (PWDs) in Lagos. The Head of Communication for Project Enable Africa, Mr Lanre Olagunju, said that his organisation was committed to digital empowerment of PWDs in Nigeria. Olagunju said that the palliatives were targeted at 400 people with disabilities in Lagos, saying that …

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Abiola Ajimobi Replaces Adams Oshiomole as APC National Chairman in Acting Capacity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday elevated the former Oyo State governor, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi to serve as its acting National Chairman after the Court of Appeal holding at Abuja upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole. Sen. Ajimobi was the party’s Deputy National Chairman for the southern region and is a former Governor of Oyo state. In a statement …

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Appeal Court Upholds Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC National Chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as a member and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ruling on the interlocutory appeal filed by Comrade Oshiomhole, the appellate court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court delivered by Justice Danlami Senchi which in March ordered the …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 490 New Cases, 31 Deaths, Total Cases Now 17,148

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of the novel coronavirus and an additional 31 deaths linked to the virus. The new figures put total infections in the country at 17,148. Although 5,623 persons have been successfully treated and discharged, 455 casualties have been recorded to the virus, according to the NCDC.   …

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Sanwo-Olu and others Expresses Shock Over the Death Of Senator Bayo Osinowo

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other notable politicians has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of Senator Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo popularly known and referred to as Pepperito, representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the Upper Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly, who passed away on Monday morning at the age of 64 after a brief illness. …

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COVID-19 : Nigeria Records 573 New Cases, 4 Deaths, Total Cases Now 16,658.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday evening recorded 573 new cases of the novel coronavirus, this was announced as usual through the NCDC twitter handle   Lagos, which is the known epic Centre of the virus in Nigeria reported the highest number of cases with 216 new cases and Rivers was second with 103 new infections. Breakdown …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Confirms 403 New Cases, Total Cases now 16,085

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its usual late-night tweet via its official twitter handle reports 403 new cases of the Coronavirus. According to the agency, Lagos State trails Gombe in reported cases for the day with 68 new infections, followed by Kano State where 46 more people got the virus. Other states with new COVID-19 cases are: …

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Covid-19: Nigeria confirms 627 cases, total Number of Cases Now 15,181

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday reported 627 new cases of COVID-19, putting the nation’s total number of covid-19 infections to 15,181. Earlier on Friday, Lagos announced it has discharged 90 COVID-19 patients after they fully recovered. But there are concerns that the virus spread is getting worse across the country as the NCDC reported 600-plus new cases …

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Edo Election: APC Committee Disqualifies Obaseki and Two Others

The incumbent Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has been disqualified from participating in the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the forthcoming governorship poll in Edo State. He was declared unfit to contest in the exercise to choose the APC’s flagbearer along with two others by the party’s Screening Committee. The chairman of the committee, Professor Jonathan …

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Regional Security: Amotekun Begins Recruitment In Ondo State

The Ondo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, has announced the commencement of its recruitment. Adetunji Olu-Adeleye, Amotekun Corps Commandant in the state, who made this known on Tuesday in Akure, said the recruitment form would attract no charges Amotekun is a security outfit based in all the six southwest states aimed at curbing insecurity in the region. Olu-Adeleye advised …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 409 New Cases, Total Cases Now 13,873

On Wednesday June 10, Nigeria recorded 409 new coronavirus cases taking the country’s total confirmed tally to 13,873. According to the tweet of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) the new cases were spread across 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   Breakdown of the 409 new cases of Covid-19; Lagos-201 FCT- 85 Delta- 22 Edo- 16 …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 328 New Cases, Total Cases Now 11,844

Nigeria has recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 11, 844 according to the information released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday. Breakdown of the 350 new cases of Covid-19 Lagos-102 Ogun-34 FCT-29 Borno-26 Kaduna-23 Rivers-21 Ebonyi-17 Kwara -16 Katsina-14 Edo-10 Delta-10 Kano-10 Bauchi-10 Bayelsa-9 Imo-8 …

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MIchael Jordan donates $100m to Racial Equality Groups

Basketball legend Michael Jordan said Friday he is making a record $100 million donation to groups fighting for racial equality and social justice. The donation comes amid a wave of protests across the United States. MJ said in a statement his Jordan Brand would distribute the money over 10 years to different organisations in a bid to stamp out “ingrained …

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COVID-19: Kano govt Orders House-To-House Sample Collection For Coronavirus Test

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has directed the commencement of house-to-house sample collection exercise in the eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state where the outbreak of the pandemic is so prevalent. The emergency exercise is expected to take place within the metropolitan LGAs such as Taurani, Nasarawa, and Kano municipal, where most of the confirmed positive cases of …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 350 New Cases, Total Cases Now 11,516

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports on thursday night through its twitter hanle 350 new cases of COVID-19, this depicts further increase in the noble Coronavirus pandemic even as the country intensifies efforts to flatten the curve of the global pandemic. Breakdown of the 350 new cases of Covid-19;  Lagos-102 Ogun-34 FCT-29 Borno-26 Kaduna-23 Rivers-21 Ebonyi-17 Kwara -16 Katsina-14 …

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Orji Kalu released from Kuje Correctional Centre

Former Abia Governor Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has been released from Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja where he was serving a 12-year sentence following an order to that effect by the Federal High Court in Lagos. Justice Mohammad Liman of the Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the release of Kalu on Tuesday following his conviction last December for alleged looting …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 241 New Cases, Total Cases Now 10,819

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 241 new cases of the novel coronavirus as at Tuesday night, the health body disclosed through its twitter handle and gave the breakdown as follows;   Breakdown of the 241 new cases of Covid-19; Lagos-142 Oyo-15 FCT-13 Kano-12 Edo-11 Delta-10 Kaduna -9 Rivers-9 Borno-8 Jigawa-4 Gombe-3 Plateau-3 Osun-1 Bauchi-1 10819 cases of …

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FIRS prevents those recruited by Fowler from resuming

It is not a pleasant experience for Hundreds of Nigerians who have been offered and given employment letters by the immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, it’s now over six months since they received their appointments letters and yet they have not been allowed to resume. It was learnt that some of those affected had …

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COVID-19 : Nigeria Records 416 New Cases, Total Cases Now 10,578

The Coronavirus pandemic is on its increase  in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night through its twitter handle reports 416 new cases making the total cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria 10,578 out of which 3,122 have been discharged with 299 losing their lives.. Breakdown of the 416 new cases of Covid-19 Lagos-192 Edo-41 Rivers-33 Kaduna-30 Kwara-23 …

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International Travels: New Travel Rules Unveiled

The council of the International Civil Aviation Organization(ICAO) on Monday approved a series of new health-based flight rules for the pandemic-hit airline industry as it relaunches air travel. The protocol was drawn up by an international task force formed by the Montreal-based ICAO with the help of other UN agencies like the World Health Organisation and the powerful International Air …

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s NCDC Rreports 307 New Cases, Total Cases Now 10,162

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has surpassed 10,000 with 307 new cases reported on Sunday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCC). Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 14 states and the FCT, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 188 cases. See breakdown of new cases below …

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Excess vitamin C can cause organ failure — Pharmacists

Pharmacists under the umbrella of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria warn that ingestion of high doses of vitamin C can lead to insomnia, organ failure and, in extreme cases, death. They warned that vitamin C is a poison, just like any other medication, hence the need to avoid random consumption as evident since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Vitamin C, …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 553 New Cases, Total Cases Now 9,855

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 553 New Cases on Saturday, the highest Covid-19 cases the country has ever recorded in a  single day since the outbreak of the pandemic in February, 2020. This takes the country’s total infections to 9,855, out of which 2856 have been discharged with 273 losing their lives. Data from the NCDC showed …

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Resident Doctors Threaten Strike Action Over Unpaid COVID-19 Allowance Amongst Other Demands

The National Association of Resident Doctors on Saturday issued a 14-day ultimatum to the government to address some of their pending demands, including the non-payment of COVID-19 inducement allowances. If the demands are not met by the end of the ultimatum, the doctor’s union threatened to embark on an industrial strike. The doctors issued the warning at a press briefing …

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EFCC recovered N11billion help Bauchi to kickstart projects

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi on Saturday disclosed that his administration would have been paralyzed without the help of the EFCC. He told journalists in an interaction to mark his first anniversary that the EFCC helped his government to recover N11billion. According to him, most of the projects embarked upon by his administration were kickstarted by the money. Bala also …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 387 New Cases, Total Cases Now 9,302

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the official body incharge of the containment of the noble coronavirus on Friday night through its twitter handle as usual  reports further increase of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria with 387 new cases across the country Breakdown of the 387 new cases of Covid-19 Lagos-254 FCT-29 Jigawa-24 Edo-22 Oyo-15 Rivers-14 Kaduna-11 Borno-6 Kano-3 Plateau-2 …

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Edo and Ondo gov polls: INEC to recruit 38,887 officials

In build up for the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states, the Independent National Electoral Commission says it will recruit and deploy 38,887 officials for the two states’ elections. The commission noted that the ad hoc staff would respectively serve as Returning Officers, Local Government Area Collation Officers, Registration Area Collation Officers, Supervisory Presiding Officers, Presiding Officers, Assistant …

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