Category Archives: Breaking

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, Tests Negative For COVID-19

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Governor of Ekiti State, has tested negative for COVID-19. The politician who went on isolation eleven days ago after testing positive for the virus, expressed gratitude for the prayers and good wishes received from well-wishers while the period lasted. In a tweet on Saturday, Governor Fayemi reminded Nigerians of the need to…

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ICYMI: 462 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Nigeria, Toll Now 43,000

According to Nigeria’s top disease control agency, 462 new cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the country, bringing its total infections to 43, 151. A late Friday night tweet revealed that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) noted that one more person has died from the virus as recovery numbers hit 19,565.…

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EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu Denies All Allegations Against Him, Maintains Innocence

Embattled Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) boss, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has denied all the allegations leveled against him, claiming them as untrue and a calculated attempt to tarnish his name. In his defense document obtained by Channels Television on Thursday, the suspended acting EFCC chairman gave a detailed response and defense of the petitions and accusations. He insisted that…

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President Buhari Celebrates Eid-El-Kabir, Wishes Muslims Safe & Happy Celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has wished all citizens a happy and safe Eid as the country joins other Muslims across the world to mark the 2020 Eid El-Kabir celebrations. Taking to social media on Friday, the President announced that he observed the Eid El-Kabir prayers at home with his family, in keeping with the advisories from the…

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Nigeria Confirms 481 New COVID-19 Cases As FCT Leads Daily Infections

Nigeria has recorded 481 new cases of the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19, a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed late Thursday. The national disease agency revealed that the Federal Capital Territory had the highest number of infections on Thursday with 96 cases, with Lagos State following with 89 cases.…

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COVID-19: About 158 Stranded Nigerians Arrive Abuja From Niger

About 158 stranded Nigerian migrants from Niamey, Niger Republic have been received by officials of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, and the National Emergency Management Agency. Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) reports that they arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…

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COVID-19: FG Evacuates About 102 Stranded Nigerians From Morocco

Nigeria has recorded the return of about 102 stranded nationals from Morroco. The evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on Thursday with Air Morocco from Casablanca. Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed the news via their official Twitter handle. Prior to their return, the commission noted that the evacuees tested negative to COVID-19 and will…

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Youngest Oyo Commissioner, Seun Fakorede Recovers From COVID-19

Seun Fakorede, the youngest cabinet member of the Oyo State Government, has tested negative for COVID-19 after taking his fifth test. Fakoro, who is the commissioner for youth development and sports disclosed that he had contracted the virus via LinkedIn on June 26. The 28-year-old, however, announced on Wednesday, that he has recovered from the disease.…

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