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Nigeria Confirms 11 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Enugu And Edo Bringing Toll To 81

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 81. This was revealed on Friday night. Confirming 11 new cases, NCDC said eight of the cases were discovered in Lagos, while two were discovered in Enugu and one in Edo State. Of the…

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Lagos, Edo, Kaduna, Cross River Tops Debt List, Owe Over Half Of States’ Foreign Debt

Four states of the federation — Lagos, Edo, Kaduna and Cross River — dominate the list of sub-national governments indebted to foreign bodies, statistics obtained from the Debt Management Office, has shown.  Analysis of the DMO data show that the four states have combined foreign debt of $2.12bn, out of the $4.23bn owed by the…

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Diffusion Line, Signore Fusion Releases Japanese-Inspired Collection, “Kabuki”

Signore Fusion, the diffusion brand of Vanskere unveils the newest collection tagged “Kabuki”. Created by the designers Evans Akere and Emmanuel Isei, the Kabuki collection attempts to merge Nigerian and Japanese cultures. According to the designers, “Kabuki is a Japanese word which means ‘out of the ordinary which can be identified as Avant-garde.” During the process of design and research, the designers discovered…

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Edo 2016: INEC Assures Of Conclusive Election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo would be conclusive. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Sam Olumekun, gave the assurance on Monday at the commission’s voter education implementation meeting in Benin. “We want to assure the people that we are prepared…

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Pandemonium In Edo State House Of Assembly Following Impeachment Of Speaker, Deputy Speaker

A year after resuming office, the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Honourable Victor Edoror and his Deputy were impeached on Tuesday, April 3 following accusations of incompetence and high-handedness. The two principal officers were impeached by 15 members of the 24-member Assembly. A new speaker Mrs Elizabeth Ativie was elected as replacement after their…

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NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Chevron’s Failure To Pay Sacked Workers’ Entitlements

The alleged failure by Chevron Nigeria Limited to pay severance entitlements and pension to its displaced contract staff may spark off an industrial action as the Warri Zone of the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG) on Wednesday warned of an impending major workers strike in the zone. Warri zonal chapter of NUPENG…

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