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President Buhari Orders Overhaul Of Nigeria’s Security Architecture

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the rejig of the nation’s entire security apparatus. Babagana Monguno, the National Security Adviser (NSA) made this known to journalists on Tuesday after the third National Security Council meeting in 2020 chaired by Buhari himself at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The nation’s security adviser called for calm, promising that the President along with…

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OB Cuisine: Get Diary Of A Kitchen Lover’s Easy Recipe For ‘Kiwi Blast Smoothie’

In this post today we’re sharing a recent video from food vlogger, Tolani of Diary of a Kitchen Lover and she’s showing us the latest addition to her “smoothie collection”. “I call this one the KIWI BLAST SMOOTHIE. Can you guess the complete ingredients? I used 5 fruits and one liquid,” she says. Watch the video below. View…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Death Toll Almost 1,000 As Total Infections Top 44,000

304 more cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), bringing the nation’s total infections to 44,433. In a statement shared on Tuesday night via Twitter, the health agency noted that the new cases were reported in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 17 other states of the federation. While…

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Over 25 People Dead, Thousands Injured As Massive Explosion Hit Lebanon’s Capital Beirut

The world is currently sadden with the devastating news of a massive explosion which erupted in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut on Tuesday, August 4. According to CNN, the afternoon blast shook several parts of the capital with Local Red Cross reporting widespread damage to buildings and shattering windows in different parts of the city. Lebanese Health Minister Hamad…

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Buhari Directs NDDC To Pay Abandoned Nigerian Scholars Abroad

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. Last week, the scholars made headlines after they took to social media to call out the NDDC of abandoning them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. According to Punch, the President has now intervened and asked that they…

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Trump Halts TikTok Ban, Gives App 6 Weeks To Sell Itself To US Company

After days of whiplash over the future of TikTok, President Donald Trump has said that he would allow the popular Chinese-owned video app to sell its US operations to an American company. According to local reports, the President on Monday gave the social media company 6 weeks ultimatum or it would be “out of business” otherwise, and that…

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Ogun Makes COVID-19 Test Free For Returning Students Following Protests

The Ogun state government has cancelled an initial injunction that COVID-19 test is to be used as a mandatory requirement for returning students in exit classes. This was made known on Monday in a communique which also noted that the test which was earlier pegged at N25, 000 per student, is now free. Recall that parents of the students of…

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COVID-19: Air Peace Lays Off Pilots Due To Negative Impact Of Pandemic

Air Peace, one of Nigeria’s largest airline has laid off a number of pilots and cut salaries in order to cope as a result of the economic effect of COVID-19 pandemic on its operations. The airline while announcing this on Tuesday did not disclose the number of pilots affected, but industry sources put the figure at around 70. Air…

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