Category Archives: Breaking

Nigeria’s Daily Count Of COVID-19 Rises With 281 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 281 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified Website on Tuesday. The agency said that the infections brought the total number of cases in Nigeria to 67,838. Of the new infections, data obtained from the agency’s…

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Infinix Global Jackpot Guarantees Lucky Customer Brand New Car After Successful Black Friday Sales

Infinix Global Jackpot Although Infinix will be closing the window on Black Friday offers on the last day of November, they are opening another window for customers to continue winning amazing prizes as we approach the end of the year. Infinix has announced that they will be organizing a first-of-its-kind Global jackpot which will run…

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US Condemns Zabarmari Massacre As UN Withdraws ‘110’ Causal Figures

The United States has condemned the horrific killing of 43 farmers in Zabarmari, a farming community in Borno state on Saturday by suspected Boko Haram terrorists that drew global attention. In a statement issued on Monday, the US Embassy in Nigeria asked the Federal Government to unravel the killers of the slain farmers, adding that they…

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Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, Tests Positive For COVID-19

World champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and will miss this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix, Formula One’s governing body FIA announced Tuesday December 1. “In accordance with COVID-19 protocols and public health authority guidelines in Bahrain he (Hamilton) is now isolating,” said an FIA statement. “The procedures set out by the…

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Again, Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Advises Nigerians To Halt Christmas Travels

Ahead of the Christmas celebration, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 set up by the Nigerian government has advised Nigerians to avoid non-essential travels, as a strategy to curb the spread of the pandemic. Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator of the PTF, gave the advice while speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF on Monday in Abuja. The…

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Nigeria Centre Disease Control Records 145 New COVID-19 Infections

Nigeria recorded 145 new cases of COVID-19 in eight states on Monday, according to new data from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The update takes Nigeria’s caseload to 67, 557, the fifth highest in Africa behind only Ethiopia, Egypt, Morocco and South Africa. But the total death toll remains 1,173 as no fatality was recorded from the…

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Meet Adewale Adeyemo, The Nigerian-American Attorney Who Will Serve In Joe Biden’s Cabinet

US President-Elect, Joe Biden, is set to announce his key cabinet positions and among them will be a Nigerian-born lawyer, Adewale Adeyemo, who according to Politico, will serve as Deputy Treasury Secretary. According to website’s Sunday report, Biden is expected to announce in the coming days as he prepares to start his White House tenure.…

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UBA Bags Double Prestigious Honours At The 2020 BAFI Awards

l-r: Head of Media and Media Relations, UBA Plc, Ramon Nasir; Deputy Managing Director, United Bank for Africa, Liadi Ayoku, President, Nigerian Institute of Taxation, Dame Gladys Olajumoke Simplice; and Managing Director, BusinessDay Newspapers Mr Ogho Okiti Pan-African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, carted two highly coveted laurels at the BusinessDay’s Bank…

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