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Lagos Secondary Schools To Vacate December 18 For Christmas, New Year Holidays

The Lagos Ministry of Education has directed public and private schools in the state to shut down for holidays on Friday, December 18, the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance Abiola Seriki-Ayeni said in statement Thursday. According to her, the 2020/2021 first term academic session for public and private schools comes to an end on Friday 18th December…

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COVID-19: France’s President Emmanuel Macron Tests Positive For Deadly Virus

Emmanuel Macron, the President of France has tested positive for the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, office of the presidency announced on Thursday adding that he would now self-isolate for the next week. “The president tested positive for COVID-19 today,” it said in a statement, adding that he had been tested after the “onset of…

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Nigerian Government Reopens Four Land Borders After 16-Month Closure

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate opening of four land borders. The borders are Seme in the southwest, Illela in Sokoto State, Maigatari in the northwest, and Mfun in the south-south. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed at the end of the 28th virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. The…

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Nigeria Sets Another Single-Day Coronavirus Record With 930 New Cases

Nigeria, yesterday, recorded 930 confirmed cases of COVID-19, up from 758 recorded on Tuesday, an all-time high as new surge in cases continue. Yesterday’s figure also beat that of December 11, which at 796, was the highest incidence of the virus in a day. Data from Nigeria Centre from Disease Control (NCDC), which tabulates the…

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OB Cuisine: Elevate Your Wine Game With TKO’s Citrus Sangria This Christmas

It’s a Nigerian version of citrus sangria that tastes like Christmas. If you’re entertaining a crowd, this sweet-sour recipe from The Kitchen Organizer (TKO) can be made to amp up your boring bottles of wines. She says: “This citrus Sangria the right amount of sweet, sour, sophisticated and mature, and it’s a great festive drink to serve…

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Twitter To Shut Down Its Live Streaming Mobile App Periscope In 2021

Twitter on Tuesday said its Periscope mobile app for live streaming video will shut down by March as use of it declines and the cost of maintaining it goes up. Twitter bought Periscope in 2015 before it launched and as the popularity of now defunct Meerkat signaled keen interest in people broadcasting video from smartphones.…

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Kylie Jenner Is The Highest Celebrity Earner Of 2020, According To Forbes

Kylie Jenner is continuing to impress! Ahead of the end of 2020, Forbes named the 23-year-old makeup mogul the highest-earning celebrity of the year, after she raked in $590 million. The outlet reports that Jenner’s impressive earnings were largely a result of selling 51 percent of her cosmetics line to Coty earlier this year. The reality star was…

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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Land Major Podcast Deal With Spotify

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have signed an exclusive deal with Spotify to host and produce podcasts that build community through shared experience, narratives, and values. According to BBC, their charity will receive an undisclosed sum from the multi-year partnership between the streaming service their new audio production company, Archewell…

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Nigerian Government Unveils Five-Year Plan To Reduce Hunger— Read All About It

The federal government has approved a five-year nutrition action plan that will help to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the country, the Presidency said on Tuesday. This was revealed in a statement by the spokesman to the Vice President, Laolu Akande. The plan was approved by the National Council on Nutrition, which is chaired by…

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