Nollywood Actress Omotola Tests Positive For COVID-19, Now In Isolation

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has revealed that she tested positive for COVID-19. The veteran actress made this known on Saturday via her verified Instagram account. The 42-year-old actress, however, noted that she is currently in isolation and now getting better. She said: “Hello All, I know Mist if you Have been Wondering where I’ve been. “Well,… Continue reading Nollywood Actress Omotola Tests Positive For COVID-19, Now In Isolation

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Nigeria Records 325 New Covid-19 Cases, One Death

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria plunged southwards again Saturday as 325 new cases of were announced, in contrast with the 329 on Friday. In the 24-hour cycle, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced just one death that takes the death toll to 974. Also 292 people were discharged from the various isolation centres. The… Continue reading Nigeria Records 325 New Covid-19 Cases, One Death

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UN Chief Guterres Welcomes UAE-Israeli Diplomatic Ties

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the historic agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalise diplomatic relations. Guterres’ reaction came in a statement by his spokesperson, Mr Stephane Dujarric, in New York on Thursday. Reports said under the deal, Israel has agreed to suspend its plan to annex parts of the West… Continue reading UN Chief Guterres Welcomes UAE-Israeli Diplomatic Ties

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Gunmen Kill Bauchi Lawmaker Musa Mante, Abduct Wives

Hon. Musa Mante, a lawmaker representing Baraza Dass Constituency in Bauchi Assembly, has been killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. Musa was murdered on Thursday night in his residence in Dass Local Government Area. Musa’s wives and son were also whisked away by the gunmen. Confirming the incident, police public relations officer, Bauchi State Police Command, DSP… Continue reading Gunmen Kill Bauchi Lawmaker Musa Mante, Abduct Wives

Atiku Bombs NBC For Fining Nigeria Info N5m

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has attacked the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC, for fining 99.3 FM Nigeria Info N5 million over an interview it granted former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN chief, Dr Obadiah Mailafia. Mailafia had said during the interview that a serving governor in the north is the financial of Boko Haram. Atiku,… Continue reading Atiku Bombs NBC For Fining Nigeria Info N5m

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Edo Blames APC Thugs For Attack On Obaseki’s Campaign Train

The Edo State Government has condemned the attack on Governor Obaseki and his supporters during his campaign at Etsako West, ward 10, in Edo North Local Government Area. Obaseki had embarked on a ward-to-ward campaign to seek for votes ahead of the September 19 governorship election, but his campaign train came under attack by suspected… Continue reading Edo Blames APC Thugs For Attack On Obaseki’s Campaign Train

Oyetola Faults Giving FG Appointments To Non-Indigenes

OSUN State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lamented a situation where non-indigenes take federal positions meant for the state. Oyetola, who described such development as criminal, charged the leadership of the Federal Character Commission to ensure equity and fairness in the discharge of its duties. A statement by Ismail Omipidan, the Chief Press Secretary to the… Continue reading Oyetola Faults Giving FG Appointments To Non-Indigenes

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PTF Says 684 Evacuees Test Positive For COVID-19

THE Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Thursday said a total of 684 Nigerians evacuated from abroad during the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic tested positive for the virus. Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, disclosed this at a press briefing organised by… Continue reading PTF Says 684 Evacuees Test Positive For COVID-19

Sacked UNILAG VC Heads For Court, Leads Workers’ Protest

The sacked Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on Thursday led a protest against his removal by the governing council of the school. The sacking of the vice chancellor was announced during the meeting of the Governing Council of UNILAG at the National Universities Commission in Abuja on Wednesday. The meeting… Continue reading Sacked UNILAG VC Heads For Court, Leads Workers’ Protest

Delta Goes Tough On Examination Malpractices

The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in Delta has renewed its determination to eradicate examination malpractice in the state schools. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Commissioner in charge of the Ministry, Mr Patrick Ukah, in a statement said the ministry opted for the use of senior officers and a few middle-level… Continue reading Delta Goes Tough On Examination Malpractices

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