Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria Records Additional Five COVID-19 Deaths As Infection Toll Crosses 80,000

Nigeria is currently experiencing its worst stretch to date of COVID-19 with the recent surge in new infections. The total infections in the country has increased to over 80, 000. On Wednesday, 1,133 new COVID-19 cases were found in Nigeria, the second-highest daily tally ever. This is coming 48 hours after Nigeria’s daily coronavirus infections fell for…

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Third Mainland Bridge To Completely Shutdown For 72 Hours From December 26

The Federal Government has announced a 3-day total shutdown of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on the expansion joints. According to a report from News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this disclosure was made by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday, during a media chat. He said the shutdown of the bridge will…

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Just In: ASUU “Conditionally” Suspends Nine-Month-Old Industrial Action

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted industrial action that started since March 2020. He said the suspension of the strike takes effect from Thursday, December 24th, 2020. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja, explaining that…

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Coronavirus Update: Nigeria’s Infection Toll Almost 80,000 With 999 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 999 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 79,789. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday. “On the 22nd of December 2020, 999 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the public…

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President Buhari Extends Presidential Taskforce On COVID-19’s Tenure Till March 2021

After a meeting with members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday extended their mandate on curbing the pandemic until March 2021. Buhari who also received the end-of-year report of the task force led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss…

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ICYMI: Twitter Reacts To The Ongoing NIN Registration & Deadline For SIM Linkage

Strong condemnations continue to dog the recent directive by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that Nigerians should link their Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards to their National Identification Number (NIN) as many Nigerians have expressed strong reservations on the move. On Monday, there…

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Olu Of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, Is Dead At 65

On Monday morning, news broke that the Olu Of Warri, His Royal Highness Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, is dead. Multiple reports claim that the that the monarch allegedly died of COVID19 complications. According to reports, the Itsekiri ruler passed away at Lily Hospital in Warri, barely a week after his fifth coronation anniversary but details of his death…

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