Category Archives: Breaking

DSS Debunks Arresting EFCC’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

The viral reported arrest of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has been denied by Department of State Services (DSS). The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday where he noted that the DSS has since been inundated with inquiries over the reported arrest…

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122 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Edo State

The Edo State Government has announced the discharge of 122 coronavirus (COVID-19) patients from the State’s isolation centers after their successful treatment, Channels TV reports. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclosed the latest development on Sunday in Benin City, the state capital. He noted that the state has recorded 87…

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COVID-19: Lagos Confirms The Discharge Of 45 More Patients

On Sunday June 6, 2020, the Lagos State Government confirmed the discharge of forty-five more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the novel virus. The Lagos State Ministry of Health shared the report on Twitter where it explained that the recovered patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus. While giving a breakdown of the figures, the Ministry said…

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ICYMI: Federal Government Evacuates 238 Nigerians Stranded In Turkey

The Federal Government has evacuated two hundred and thirty-eight Nigerians who were stranded in Turkey due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a Tweet, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) confirmed their arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday. It explained that the returnees tested negative for COVID-19 but added that they are expected to…

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#ICYMI: Nigeria Records 544 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Exceed 28,000

On Sunday July 6, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) continued its daily report of COVID-19 cases with the record of 544 fresh infections. In a tweet shared by the health agency, the latest figure brings the country’s total confirmed cases to 28,711. NCDC said the new COVID-19 cases were reported in 18 states in the country and the Federal…

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COVID-19: FCT Discharges 20 More Patients After Successful Treatment

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has confirmed the discharge of 20 more coronavirus patients after testing negative to the deadly virus. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made this known on Saturday, noting that the total number of discharged patients in the nation’s capital has risen to 459, Punch reports. “On July 2nd, 20 #COVID19 patients were…

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APC Urges Probe Of PDP Members Allegedly Linked To Hushpuppi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has demanded probe of top-ranking members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party linked to suspected cyber fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi by relevant security agencies. According to Punch, the request was contained in a statement signed by its APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja, on Saturday. Nabena…

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