Category Archives: Breaking

Nigerian Government Lifts Suspension Order On SIM Cards’ Replacement

The Nigerian government has finally bowed to pressure from Nigerians as it announced the lifting of the suspension order on the replacement of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards. In a statement on Thursday, signed by the Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, the Commission said the lifting of the ban was on the…

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President Buhari Addresses Nigeria’s Insecurity & #EndSARS Demands In New Year Message

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday addressed Nigerians in a traditional New Year broadcast. In the speech, the President who was expected to share his administration’s goals for the calendar year and expand on the vision for his next two years in office reiterated his commitment to the Nigerian project and urged other Nigerians to do the…

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Lagos Discourages Crossover Services, Curfew Defaulters To Pay Heavy Fines

The Lagos State government has insisted that gathering in large numbers should be discouraged by residents, especially as it relates to the conduct of crossover service by churches in the state. It explains that this is necessary to curb the further spread of COVID-19 as the state and Nigeria, in general, begin to see an…

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Oyo Approves Crossover Church Services Under Strict COVID-19 Guidelines

Seyi Makinde, Oyo state Governor, has approved the conduct of the crossover service by churches in the state, rescinding on its earlier decision of suspending the annual religious gathering. Makinde, in a statement issued on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, however, warned worship centres to hold their services in strict compliance with COVID-19…

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Nigerian Government Suspends Passports Of Passengers Evading Post-Arrival COVID-19 Test

Effective from January 1st, 2021, passports of the first one hundred passengers that have failed to take their post-arrival COVID-19 test will be published in the national dailies and suspended till June 2021. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha made the announcement in Abuja on Tuesday during a briefing.…

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Nigeria Records 1,016 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 More Deaths Amid Second Wave

Nigeria recorded 11 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday taking the total death toll to 1,278. In the past 12 days, there have been 66 recorded deaths from the coronavirus, data from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, shows. The NCDC in an update on its microsite Wednesday night said 1016 new cases were discovered across 21…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Criminology, Femi Odekunle, Is Dead

Femi Odekunle, Nigeria’s first professor of criminology and a a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption has died from Coronavirus complications, TheCable reports. His death was confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu who shared his condolences in a statement sent to Premium Times. He wrote: “President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed utmost shock…

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