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Nigeria reports 553 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day infections

Nigeria witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases on Saturday, recording more than 500 new single-day infections for the first time. The new cases, confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease…

Politics

One year of ‘O to Ge’ in Kwara

By Raheem Adedoyin Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq is easy going but he is a complicated leader. He is unfazed by hate-driven criticism; he is unmoved by  sycophancy. When you praise him,…

Economy

Buhari reconstitutes NNPC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016.…

Entertainment

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh offers humanitarian aid

Nigerian fans have commended a popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, for her humanitarian aid to patients. The News Agency of Nigeria  reports that Dikeh in conjunction with her foundation disbursed…

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Sport

Coronavirus: Arsenal, Man Utd may qualify for Champions League

Arsenal and Manchester United could return to the Champions League, if the Premier League is cancelled, the UK Sun reports. On Tuesday, UEFA chiefs met with the 55 national associations…

Features

Fighting Covid-19: Ministers wear masks, healthcare personnel work in fear

With the twin plague of COVID-19 and Lassa fever claiming the lives of Nigerians and dozens of health workers, the shortage of personal protective equipment amongst health workers is raising…

Technology

NCC pulls the brake on Spectrum licencing

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has suspended the Spectrum Trading Guidelines (2018) for the telecommunications industry. Director, Public Affairs at the Commission, Dr Henry Nkemadu said it was part of…

Banking

Adesina pleads innocent, steps aside as AfDB boss

Embattled President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has reiterated his confidence in the integrity of the Bank, saying he has not violated its code of ethics.…

Global Trade

Trump doubts early G7 summit, suggests new members

U.S. President Donald Trump wants to postpone a meeting of Group of 7 nations until fall while calling for an expansion of the group’s membership because he considers it an…

Opinion

One year of ‘O to Ge’ in Kwara

By Raheem Adedoyin Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq is easy going but he is a complicated leader. He is unfazed by hate-driven criticism; he is unmoved by  sycophancy. When you praise him,…

Crime

Trump threatens to release ‘vicious dogs as protesters march on White House

President Donald Trump has threatened people protesting the death of George Floyd with “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons” if they breach the fence outside the White House, where members of…

Legal

Resident doctors threaten strike over COVID-19 allowance

The National Association of Resident Doctors has 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…

Development

Nigeria reports 553 new COVID-19 cases, highest single-day infections

Nigeria witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases on Saturday, recording more than 500 new single-day infections for the first time. The new cases, confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease…

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