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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Tally Tops 48,000 With 373 New Infections

The total number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria on Thursday topped 48, 000 with the country’s disease control agency reporting 373 fresh cases of the virus. In its latest update about the pandemic, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) dislcosed that the nation’s toll is now 48,116 with 34,309 discharged and 966 deaths confirmed. The cases on…

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NBC To Sanction Any Broadcast That Insults The President, Governors & Senators

Henceforth, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced that it will sanction broadcast stations over messages that “insult” Nigerian “leaders and elders”. Chibuike Ogwumike, the zonal director of the NBC Lagos office, revealed in a letter signed and dated August 3 that broadcast stations were warned against such messages from guests during their programmes. According to Ogwumike, who referred broadcasters to…

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Ooni Of Ife Criticizes Big Brother Naija, Calls For Reality TV Show’s Replacement

Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, has criticized the ongoing reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, and has called for its replacement, saying it misrepresents the goodness and integrity of youths. Speaking during the celebration of International Youth Day on Wednesday, August 12 at his palace, the monarch said “Nigerian youths are fond of accusing and abusing…

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Obasanjo Tells African Youths To Send Older Generation Out Of Power

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised African youths to kick out the older generation from leadership positions or they will continue to occupy the political stage to the detriment of the youths. The former President who delivering a keynote address at an interactive session held virtually to mark this year’s International Youth Day, asked the youths…

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Twitter, Netflix, Apple & Other Major Companies Denounce Trump Visa Restrictions

Tech giants Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are among the 52 companies and organizations that have denounced President Donald Trump administration restrictions on employment-based visas. Back in June, Trump signed into law a series of new restrictions on visas that prevents foreign workers from coming into the United States, saying the high unemployment caused by the Coronavirus…

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Federal Government Evacuates 292 More Stranded Nigerians From UAE

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM)  has confirmed the evacuation of two hundred and ninety-two Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates, taking the number of evacuees from the Arab nation to 2,933. The agency disclosed this in a tweet via its official handle on Wednesday explaining that the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make A Macaroni Salad With Mmah Of ‘A Foodies Diary’

In this video, Nigerian food blogger, Mmah of A Foodies Diary, shares her recipe for making Macaroni salad. Like a little oomph in your salad? Well this salad recipe has it! Looks yummy and looks easy to make! You might wanna try this for your next kitchen throwdown. She says: “The best Macaroni salad you’ll see on the internet. This…

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Tolulope Arotile: Police Arraign Two Suspects Over Celebrated Flying Officer’s Death

Kaduna Police have arraigned two brothers, Nehemiah and David Adejo before a Chief Magistrate court sitting in the state capital, in connection with the death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. According to Channels Television, the first accused person, Nehemiah was arraigned on a two-count charge of culpable homicide under Section 190 of…

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Infections Head Towards 50,000 With 453 New Cases

453 new cases of coronavirus has been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of infections in the country closer to 50,000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest update on Wednesday night via Twitter stating that the toll is now 47,743. Giving a breakdown of the figures, the health agency said the new…

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