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Nigeria’s Osaremen Okolo Appointed As Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Policy Adviser

US President-elect, Joe Biden, has appointed Osaremen Okolo, a Nigerian-American, as a member of his COVID-19 response team. Okolo, born to a Nigerian parents, was among the 100 names announced as additional members of the White House staff by the Biden transition team. Biden is expected to be sworn-in on January 20 as the 46th…

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Nigerian Government Lifts Suspension Order On SIM Cards’ Replacement

The Nigerian government has finally bowed to pressure from Nigerians as it announced the lifting of the suspension order on the replacement of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards. In a statement on Thursday, signed by the Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, the Commission said the lifting of the ban was on the…

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President Buhari Addresses Nigeria’s Insecurity & #EndSARS Demands In New Year Message

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday addressed Nigerians in a traditional New Year broadcast. In the speech, the President who was expected to share his administration’s goals for the calendar year and expand on the vision for his next two years in office reiterated his commitment to the Nigerian project and urged other Nigerians to do the…

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OB Cuisine: A Foodie’s Diary’s Coconut Jollof Rice Recipe You Won’t Want To Miss

Mmah of A Foodie’s Diary is out with a new recipe, and this time she’s showing you how to make some delicious coconut jollof rice. She says: “Coconut Jollof Rice 🔥🔥🔥 Who else loves this dish the way I do?? Imagine proper Nigerian Jollof cooked in rich coconut milk🥰 so flavorful 🤤🤤🤤” Would you try this? View…

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Lagos Discourages Crossover Services, Curfew Defaulters To Pay Heavy Fines

The Lagos State government has insisted that gathering in large numbers should be discouraged by residents, especially as it relates to the conduct of crossover service by churches in the state. It explains that this is necessary to curb the further spread of COVID-19 as the state and Nigeria, in general, begin to see an…

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Oyo Approves Crossover Church Services Under Strict COVID-19 Guidelines

Seyi Makinde, Oyo state Governor, has approved the conduct of the crossover service by churches in the state, rescinding on its earlier decision of suspending the annual religious gathering. Makinde, in a statement issued on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, however, warned worship centres to hold their services in strict compliance with COVID-19…

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Nigerian Government Suspends Passports Of Passengers Evading Post-Arrival COVID-19 Test

Effective from January 1st, 2021, passports of the first one hundred passengers that have failed to take their post-arrival COVID-19 test will be published in the national dailies and suspended till June 2021. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha made the announcement in Abuja on Tuesday during a briefing.…

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Nigeria Records 1,016 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 More Deaths Amid Second Wave

Nigeria recorded 11 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday taking the total death toll to 1,278. In the past 12 days, there have been 66 recorded deaths from the coronavirus, data from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, shows. The NCDC in an update on its microsite Wednesday night said 1016 new cases were discovered across 21…

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