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Ladipoe Is The Latest Nigerian Celebrity To Be Diagnosed With COVID-19

Ladipoe has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The rapper said on Instagram Wednesday October 2 that his symptoms are mild and that he’s getting better. He added that he has been isolated since finding out he was exposed to the virus. “I recently received the results for my COVID-19 test and it was positive,” he…

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Lagos State Government Grants Re-opening Of Schools From Monday November 2

The Lagos State Government has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools beginning from Monday, November 2, while boarders in public schools are to resume on Sunday, 1st of the same month. Disclosing this on Thursday, Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo said that this has been an unprecedented year…

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Lagos Approves Police Life Insurance & Scholarship To Children Of Slain Officers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved scholarships to children of the policemen who were victims of the violence that erupted in Lagos state a week ago. The Lagos state government on Wednesday October 28, directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award scholarship to the children of the slain officers up to the university level. It was also learnt that…

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Okonjo-Iweala’s Emergence As WTO’s First African DG Delayed By US Objection

Us President Donald Trump administration has said it wouldn’t back the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for World Trade Organisation’s next Director-General, delaying the renowned Economist’s chances of leading. According to Guardian, the United States could not support a consensus decision to appoint Okonjo-Iweala, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Dennis Shea, said during a meeting of…

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COVID-19: Buhari Warns Against Second Wave As Nigeria Records 147 New Cases

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to do everything to avert a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as the country’s toll stood at 62,371 on Wednesday October 29. He disclosed this in a statement issued on the same day, saying that Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to bear another round of lockdown. That night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 147…

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Mile 2 Explosion: Petrol Tanker Engulfed In Flames, Causes Gridlock In Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker exploded on Thursday morning at the the Alaba Express axis of Oshodi Apapa expressway near Mile 2 Estate. Residents took to Twitter as early as 1:30am to call for help and express concern for their lives and properties as the fire began to spread to other fuel conveying trucks. Eyewitnesses alleged the…

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OB Cuisine: Tasty-Looking Jambalaya Rice Recipe From Yetty’s Cookbook

Yetty’s Cookbook is back in the kitchen with her magic fingers and on this episode of her vlog, she’s teaching us how to make a simple delicacy that everyone will love. She says, “one Pot Jambalaya with chicken, sausage and shrimp. You will love it!” Ingredients: 1 medium chicken breast 2 Smoked sausage 1/2 medium green…

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa In Self-Quarantine Following COVID-19 Exposure

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has checked into self-quarantine after coming into contact with someone who contracted coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. Tyrone Seale, the acting spokesman said in a statement that Ramaphosa on Saturday attended a fundraising dinner of the Adopt-a-School Foundation where one of the guests tested positive for the virus, prompting the SA leader to go…

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