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Nigerian Medical Association Seeks Life Insurance For Healthcare Workers Over COVID-19

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has urged the Nigerian Government to provide comprehensive life insurance for doctors and other health care workers that risk their lives in the line of duty. Chairman of NMA in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Enema Amodu, who demanded adequate protection for its members in a statement on Monday, noted that…

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Update: US’ Court Ruling Blocking TikTok Ban Appealed By Trump Administration

The Trump administration on Monday appealed a federal court ruling which allows TikTok to keep operating in the United States despite a move to block the popular social media application on national security grounds. The Justice Department filed the appeal seeking to enforce a ban on TikTok by President Donald Trump, who has argued that…

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Nigeria Records 10 More Deaths, 397 New Infections Of COVID-19

Nigeria on Monday recorded more deaths from COVID-19 as the country continues to battle the second phase of the infection. On Monday, 10 more people died from the virus as Nigeria recorded 397 new cases, one of the lowest daily figures in December. Nigeria has now recorded 1,264 deaths, according to the country’s infectious disease outfit, NCDC. In the…

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OB Cuisine: DishesByQ Shows How To Make A Yummy Coleslaw Beef Wrap

DishesByQ is out with a new tutorial on how to make coleslaw beef wrap (Shawarma). This snack/meal of Lebanese origins has become one of the many popular treats we enjoy and the best part is that you can make your own delicious wrap from the comfort of your home in only a few easy steps. She says: “Are you adding…

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Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya Named Fighter Of The Year At 2020 World MMA Awards

Nigerian-born New Zealand mixed martial arts fighter, Israel Adesanya, has emerged winner of the “Fighter of the Year” award for 2020 at the annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards. The sportsman, who has a 20-0 career record after beating both Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa in the Octagon this year, picked up the Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis…

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Lagos Seals Nightclubs, Event Centres And Others For Flouting COVID-19 Protocols

The Lagos State Government has sealed about 12 facilities for defying the Federal Government’s directive on COVID-19 as it concerns social and recreational centres. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Director-General of Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola, some of the facilities include DNA Night Club, Buzz Bar, Silverfox, Cocoon. Others include Westend…

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Ubong King’s Death: Celebrities, Fans Pay Tribute To Popular Motivational Speaker

Nigerians are paying tribute to Ubong King following news of the renowned inspirational speaker and businessman’s death at the age of 48. According to Guardian Nigeria, King, who was also known as the ‘Troublemaker,’ had tested positive for COVID-19 few days ago although the details surrounding his demise is still sketchy as at this time. His death came barely a day…

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ICYMI: Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo Emerges Globe Soccer Player Of The Century

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday beat rival Lionel Messi and Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah to win the Globe Soccer Player of the Century at the 2020 Globe Soccer Awards, capping off a year in which he equally claimed the Golden Foot Award. “Couldn’t be happier with tonight’s award!” Ronaldo tweeted after receiving the prize…

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Nigeria’s Minister Of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. She announced this a day after Christmas on Saturday December 26, in a statement she personally signed and released, saying that she has gone into isolation and is receiving treatment.   “Following interaction with individuals that later show asymptomatic sign of…

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