Category Archives: Breaking

Nigerian-Born US Doctor, Stella Immanuel Claims Hydroxychloroquine Cures COVID-19

Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian-born doctor of African descent, on Monday went viral on social media after insisting that she had successfully treated more than 350 coronavirus patients in the United States using hydroxychloroquine, zinc and Zithromax. The physician disclosed this when she addressed the press after America’s Frontline Doctors Summit in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in…

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NDDC Crisis: Senators Deny Benefiting From Alleged Contracts

Two House of Assembly members have denied being awarded contracts from Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) after Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, claimed that 60 per cent of the contracts were awarded to lawmakers. The Senate Committee Chairman on Niger Delta, Peter Nwaoboshi, and his colleague from Delta South district, Senator James Manager, denied the allegations on Monday in separate…

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COVID-19: Aviation Minister Says International Flights Will Resume When It Is Safe

On Monday July 27, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 gave a press briefing in Abuja and during the exercise, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika stated that efforts are being made to review the ban imposed on international flights in the country. According to him, the government was planning to reopen the airports for…

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Coronavirus: Nigeria Confirms 648 Fresh Cases As Death Toll Reaches 860

On Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed additional 648 cases of COVID-19 cases, taking nation’s infection tally to 41, 180. As usual, the COVID-19 epicentre, Lagos, reported the highest number of persons infected with the virus – 180 – according to the data from the health agency. The NCDC data shared via Twitter showed also…

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Update: FG To Reopen Schools August 4 For Graduating Students

The Ministry of Education has directed all Secondary schools across the nation to commence academic activities on August 4 for exit classes only as efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing. According to statement released on Monday July 27 via Twitter, signed by the Director of Press, Ministry Of Education, Ben Bem Goong, the graduating students are to resume…

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Akpabio Reveals The Names Of Lawmakers Linked To NDDC Contracts

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio who has been in the center of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) probe has recently named some of the National Assembly members who were awarded contracts by NDDC. This comes after the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila gave the the Minister 48-hours to reveal the lawmaker names or risk the wrath…

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FG Grants Resumption Of 14 Airports For Domestic Flights Operation

On Sunday July 26, the Federal Government announced that 14 airports have now resumed full domestic flight operations following three months shut down of commercial flight activities as a measure to contend the spread of COVID-19. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who announced this in a tweet through his official Twitter handle, said ministerial approvals for private and…

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Oshiomhole Says He Regrets Supporting Obaseki Ahead Of Edo Governorship Election

Ex-Edo state governor and suspended National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has finally gives the reasons why he is opposed to reelection of incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki. Oshiomole who anointed Obaseki as his successor and went all out to campaign for him has said he honestly regrets supporting the candidacy of the current…

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