Tag Archives: Rivers

ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Almost 9,000 With 389 New Cases — 256 In Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 389 more COVID-19 cases, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency via its official Twitter account. This takes the country’s total infections to 8,733 out of which 2,501 have been discharged with 254 losing…

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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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UK Government Warns Citizens Against Travelling To 21 States In Nigeria

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against travelling to 21 states in Nigeria. In a statement on its website “updated June 17, 2019” and “still current at June 18, 2019,” the FCO listed the states as: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, “riverine areas of Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa…

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INEC Expresses Displeasure In Rivers, Says Soldiers, Armed Gangs Are Used To Intimidate Them

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has admitted that soldiers and armed gangs were used to intimidate and unlawfully arrest its staff during the recent governorship election held on March 9, 2019, in Rivers State. . The commission expressed it’s displeasure with the role played by soldiers and armed gangs in Rivers State who disrupted…

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Rivers State Gov. Wike Threatens To Punish Two Communities For NYSC Infrastructure Vandalism

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Thursday threatened to punish the two communities hosting the National Youths Service Corps state permanent orientation camp for alleged vandalism of camp infrastructure. Wike made this known at the swearing-in ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 Corps Members at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Nonwa-Gbam, Tai Local Government Area…

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INEC To Conclude Suspended Rivers, Imo, Kogi, Kano Elections Before July 31

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conclude the suspended elections in Rivers, Imo, Kogi and Kano states not later than July, 31, 2016. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, the INEC Director, Voter Education and Publicity. “INEC hereby issues this statement drawing a…

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