Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria Confirms Four More COVID-19 Deaths, 155 Fresh Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 155 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus aka COVID-19, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency in its latest update on Monday also added that four more deaths were also recorded The new figures bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 55,160; at least 43,231 cases…

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Cinemas To Reopen From September 11 After COVID-19 Closure

The Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has announced that movie theaters across the country will now reopen on September 11, following months of closure. Recall that since the outbreak of the pandemic, all social gatherings were made to shut down including parks, eateries, clubs, among others and with activities gradually resuming again, Nigerians cannot wait to…

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Presidency Says ‘History Will Be Kind’ To Buhari For Fuel Subsidy Removal

Since the hike in price of petrol, Nigerians have groaned their displeasure but in a statement released on Sunday September 6, the Presidency clarified the reason for the removal of fuel subsidy, noting that it was a tough decision President Muhammadu Buhari. According to LIB, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,…

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Infection Toll Surpass 55,000 With 100 Fresh Cases

Over 55,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has been recorded in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has been confirmed in a Sunday late-night tweet. According to the health agency, Nigeria’s daily confirmed cases stood at 100 with three deaths recorded, moving the tally to 55,005 till date. The country has so far discharged…

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Nigeria To Allow Only 200 Passengers On Incoming International Flights

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has directed International flights coming into the country to carry a maximum of 200 passengers in a memo released on Friday September 4. According to Musa Nuhu, the Drector-general/CEO of NCAA, there is no limit on the number of outgoing passengers. The memo also noted that each operator has only one frequency…

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Lagos Debunks Authorizing 5% Levy On Audio And Visual Contents

The Lagos State Government has distanced itself from the five percent levy imposed on audio and visual contents of physical and digital platforms by the Lagos State Film and Video Censors Board. A letter from the film board addressed to IROKO TV CEO Jason Njoku, and seeking the payment of five percent levy “on all audio and visual content…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Receives Samples Of COVID-19 Vaccine From Russia

Russian has presented the Nigerian Government with the samples of COVID-19 vaccine in a bid to facilitate the country’s vaccine production. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire received the samples from Alexey Shebarshin, Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria during a visit to the Ministry in Abuja on Friday. The Russian Ambassador also handed over to the Ehanire an aide…

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