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PTF Says Plateau Is Now Epicentre Of Coronavirus Pandemic In Nigeria

Plateau has been named Nigeria’s COVID-19 pandemic’s epicenter, with 85 confirmed cases as of Thursday night. More than 25 people statewide have died, and about 2,000 people have been diagnosed. Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed the update at a press briefing in Abuja, stating that the epicentre of the dreaded virus has shifted from states…

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Mutiny Leaders Release Ousted Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita From Detention

Mali’s new military junta have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, after being in detention for a week since the country’s widely-publicized coup took place. Taking to Facebook on Thursday, August 27, the mutiny rulers known as the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), said it was “informing public and international opinion that former president Ibrahim Boubacar…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make African Salad (Abacha), According To “A Foodies Diary”

Today’s episode of OB Cuisine spotlights Mmah of A Foodies Diary‘s latest cooking tutorial in which she takes us through the process of preparing African Salad, popuarly known as “Abacha.” “Let’s travel down to eastern part of Nigeria. Abacha that went to Harvard,” she says. She also added, “This one na to eat and sleep…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Exceed 53,000 As NCDC Reports One More Death

Two hundred and ninety-six more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been recorded in Nigeria, taking the country’s toll to 53,317. Taking to Twitter, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the latest data on Thursday, while giving an update on the pandemic. It that the cases were reported from 16 states of the Federation and the…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Postpones Resumption Of International Flights To September 5

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shifted the the reopening of international airports to September 5, Channels TV reports. Recall that Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had earlier revealed August 29 as the initial date of resumption. However, Director-General of the NCAA, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu on Thursday, made the latest update during a Presidential…

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Akinwunmi Adesina Re-Elected As AFDB Pesident After Being Cleared Of Corruption Allegations

President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected for a second term of five years, Vanguard reports. Adesina, who returned unopposed, formally requested for a second term, saying he was “doing it with an acute sense of duty and commitment. I do it to serve Africa and our bank, in an…

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Nigeria’s Kaycee Madu Appointed Minister Of Justice In Canada

A Nigerian-born public official, Kaycee Madu, has made history after being appointed by the Canadian government as the justice minister and solicitor general of Alberta, a province in the North American country. With the new appointment, he replaces Doug Schweitzer, the new minister of jobs, economy and innovation, becoming the first Black Canadian to occupy either…

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Jeff Bezos Becomes The World’s Richest Person In Modern History

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon has emerged the world’s richest person in modern history. According to Forbes, he’s the first-ever person to amass a $200bn fortune. With Amazon stock edging up two per cent as of Wednesday afternoon, Bezos’ net worth is up by $4.9bn, crossing a milestone previously unseen in the nearly four decades. For…

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#JusticeForUwa: Police Parade Alleged Suspects Involved In UNIBEN Student’s Murder

The Edo State Police Command has paraded six suspects in connection with the brutal rape and murder of Uwaila Vera Omozuwa, a 100-level student of the University of Benin, whose death caused an uproar on social media. Recall reported how the 23-year-old victim was attacked and beaten within the premises of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Ikpoba…

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