Category Archives: Breaking

President Buhari Extends Presidential Taskforce On COVID-19’s Tenure Till March 2021

After a meeting with members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday extended their mandate on curbing the pandemic until March 2021. Buhari who also received the end-of-year report of the task force led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss…

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ICYMI: Twitter Reacts To The Ongoing NIN Registration & Deadline For SIM Linkage

Strong condemnations continue to dog the recent directive by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that Nigerians should link their Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards to their National Identification Number (NIN) as many Nigerians have expressed strong reservations on the move. On Monday, there…

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Olu Of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, Is Dead At 65

On Monday morning, news broke that the Olu Of Warri, His Royal Highness Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, is dead. Multiple reports claim that the that the monarch allegedly died of COVID19 complications. According to reports, the Itsekiri ruler passed away at Lily Hospital in Warri, barely a week after his fifth coronation anniversary but details of his death…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Reports 356 New COVID-19 Infections, Six More Deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 356 new COVID-19 infections in the country. NCDC made this known in a post via its verified website on Monday night. The public health agency said that the country sadly recorded six additional deaths, while 180 patients were discharged from isolation centers across Nigeria, after recovering…

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Nigerian Government Extends Deadline For Provision Of NIN By Telecom Service Subscribers

Following a meeting of the National Task Force on National Identification Number and Subscriber Identification Modules Registration, the Nigerian Government has extended the deadline issued to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all SIM cards without NIN. The extension deadline issued to all telecommunications operators forms part of the resolutions adopted at the meeting chaired…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Enacts New Restrictions Amid Second Wave Of Pandemic

Nigerian has imposed new restrictions amid the second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) sweeping across the country. Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, made the announcement at the briefing of the task force in Abuj on Monday. He explained that the directives were advisories issued to state authorities for implementation in the next five…

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ICYMI: Nigerian Senate Finally Passes 2021 Budget Of ₦13.588 Trillion

The National Assembly has passed the 2021 budget raising the proposed estimate of N13.082 trillion to N13.588 trillion. This is an increase of N505 billion from the proposed figures presented by the executive. This budget was passed on Monday by both the Senate and the House of Representatives during their special plenary held mainly to…

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Nigeria Records Another 501 New Cases Of COVID-19 With 3 More Deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 501 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), reports that Since the beginning of the outbreak in February, more than 874,617 samples have been tested by…

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