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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 39,000 With 604 New Cases

In case you missed it, six hundred and four (604) fresh Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases was confirmed on Thursday July 23 as the country’s total infections stood at 38,948. This is according to a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which showed that the latest COVID-19 infections were reported in twenty states and the Federal…

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President Buhari Wears Face Mask In Public For The First Time In Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari donned a face mask on Thursday morning July 23 for the first time in public since the Coronavirus pandemic started as he arrived in Bamako, Mali, his first trip out of the country in five months for ECOWAS peace mission. Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, shared on Wednesday that the president and some ECOWAS leaders had agreed…

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Senate Honours Late Gallant Pilot, Arotile As She’s Laid To Rest In Abuja

The funeral rites of Tolulope Arotile has commenced in Abuja after the Flying Officer remains arrived at the military cemetery on Airport Road, The Punch reports. Spotted paying final respects to Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot at the burial are members of her family; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; Chief of Defence…

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ICYMI: Tanker Explosion Rocks Delta State, Leaves Many Dead & Injured

At least 20 persons have been confirmed dead as a result of a tanker explosion which occured on Wednesday morning around Koko Junction along Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West council area of Delta State. According to SaharaReporters, an eyewitness had earlier said the accident which involved 10 vehicles and casualties burnt beyond recognition was as a…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make The Yummiest BBQ Chicken Wings | WATCH

Nigerian food blogger/vlogger, Mmah of A Foodie’s Diary is back with a new video and this time she’s sharing her recipe on how to make Spicy BBQ Chicken Wings. Ingredients include: 1kg Chicken wings, Garlic Powder, Ginger Powder, Curry, Thyme, Rosemary Pepper powder, Chicken seasoning, Dry parsley, Flour, BBQ sauce, Hot chili sauce, Honey. Watch below. For…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 543 New Cases As Toll Rise To 38,344

543 new COVID-19 cases has been recorded in Nigeria with the total infections rising to 38,344, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest update on Wednesday night. In its Twitter report, the agency revealed that the new cases were reported across 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). 22 states, however, did not record a new case…

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NSITF Probe: Labour Minister, Chris Ngige Taunts Hon Abiodun Faleke Over Age Difference

There was a mild drama between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige and lawmaker, Honorable James Abiodun Faleke during a probe spearheaded by the Adhoc Committee of the House of Representatives over Ngige’s alleged breach of a presidential directive. The Minister directly called Faleke “a small boy” and claimed he was “Tinubu’s mate”. “I am…

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COVID-19: Bill And Melinda Gates Donate $1m To Combat Pandemic In Nigeria

American business magnate, Bill and his wife Melinda, through their Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated one million dollars to help battle COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. The fund was received on Tuesday by the UN Finance support platform, One UN COVID-19 Response Basket Fund, Channels Television reports. According to the United Nations Development Programme,…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 29 More Recovered Coronavirus Patients

The Lagos State Government has recorded the discharge of 29 more COVID-19 patients, Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed in a statement on Tuesday. The recovered patients consist of seven females, 22 males, and five foreign nationals. The Governor said, “Today, 29 #COVID19Lagos patients; 7 females and 22 males including 5 foreign nationals were discharged from our Isolation…

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