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

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), after testing for the third time. Fayemi, who is the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), disclosed his health status via his official Twitter account on Wednesday. According to him, “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back…

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OB Cuisine: Here’s A Recipe For Mint Mocktail On Diary Of A Kitchen Lover

Make your summer much cooler with this delicious and easy homemade Mint Mocktail by Tolani of Diary of a Kitchen Lover. It’s light, healthy and delicious! This drink makes a tasty non-alcoholic option for any brunch, lunch, BBQ or dinner party. It is a refreshing beverage and is a sweet choice for pre-dinner cocktails or as an after dinner drink.…

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Update: Nigeria Records Over 800 COVID-19 Deaths

Nigeria’s coronavirus death toll has passed more than 800, according to the latest government figures. A total of 801 people have died after testing positive for the virus, data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control showed since the country recorded its first COVID-19 death on March 23. In a tweet late on Monday, the NCDC reflected 12 more deaths…

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Lagos’ Third Mainland Bridge To Shut Down For Repair On Friday

The Federal Government has recently announced that the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos mainland and Island together, Third Mainland Bridge will be closed on Friday at midnight and will not be reopened until January 2021. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, who updated the public during a briefing in Abuja on Tuesday, called on…

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House Of Reps Give Akpabio ’48 Hours’ To Unveil Lawmakers Awarded NDDC Contracts

Amid the Niger Delta Development Commission’s public hearing, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to name the lawmakers who were awarded contracts from commission. Akpabio on Monday had said before a House committee that 60 per cent of the contracts awarded by…

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Access Bank Finalizes Acquisition Of Kenya’s Transnational Bank

Following its first announcement in October 2019, Nigeria’s largest bank, Access Bank PLC has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Transnational Bank PLC, of Kenya (TNB). The Bank made this known through a statement signed by its Company Secretary, Sunday Ekwochi. “Access Bank PLC is pleased to inform the investing public and the…

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Jeff Bezos’ Staggering Net Worth Increases With $13 Billion In A Single Day

World’s richest man, Jeff Bezos has added a whooping sum of $13 billion to his already staggering net worth on Monday, the largest single-day jump for an individual since the Bloomberg Billionaires Index was created in 2012. According to Times, Amazon.com shares arose with 73% this year after surging 7.9%, the most since December 2018 on rising optimism about web shopping trends.…

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Akpabio Says Lawmakers Are Awarded Most Of NDDC Contracts

On Monday July 20, The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, accused National Assembly members of being awarded most contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister made the claims during the ongoing public hearing held by members of the House of Representatives committee on NDDC’s financial misappropriation. Akpabio had been invited by the lawmakers…

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