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Ogun Imposes New Restrictions, Suspends Crowded Crossover Service Over COVID-19 Scare

Ogun state government has announced new restrictions amid a surge of COVID-19 cases. Street carnivals, crowded crossover service, parties, and similar gatherings have all been suspended in the state. All religious and worship centres are directed not to exceed 50 percent of their capacity and must be in compliance with all COVID-19 protocols. This according to the state governor,…

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Nigeria’s Police Chief Orders 24-Hour Patrols Nationwide Amid Yuletide Celebrations

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered 24-hour security arrangements and high visibility patrols in all the states, ahead of the Christmas and New Year Celebrations. The IGP gave the directives to all Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commissioners of Police in charge of Zonal and State Commands nationwide to ensure a peaceful celebration.…

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Plateau Governor Simon Lalong Recovers From COVID-19, Tests Negative

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has recovered from Coronavirus exactly one week after testing positive for the disease. Dr Makut Macham the Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor said this in a statement on Thursday in Jos. Recall that Lalong had gone into isolation on Dec. 17 after contracting the dreaded virus. “One week…

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COVID-19: France Rewards Hundreds Of Frontline Migrant Workers With Citizenship

Hundreds of immigrants in France who are working on the coronavirus frontline have had their citizenship applications fastracked with 74 people already granted permanent stay. Back in September, the interior ministry invited people who “actively contributed” to the fight against the novel coronavirus, such as healthcare professionals, cleaners, childcare, and shop workers, to apply for fast-track…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Declares December 25th, 28th And January 1st As Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared December 25, 28 and January 1, 2021 as public holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year Celebrations respectively. This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore. According to the statement, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, felicitated…

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Presidential Taskforce On COVID-19 Says Nigerians Will Be Administered Free Vaccine

The National Coordinator of Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 Sani Aliyu says the COVID-19 vaccine will be administered to Nigerians free when vaccination begins. Aliyu made this known on Wednesday during an interview on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. He also revealed plans by the Nigerian government on delivering and administering the vaccine and…

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Nigeria Records Additional Five COVID-19 Deaths As Infection Toll Crosses 80,000

Nigeria is currently experiencing its worst stretch to date of COVID-19 with the recent surge in new infections. The total infections in the country has increased to over 80, 000. On Wednesday, 1,133 new COVID-19 cases were found in Nigeria, the second-highest daily tally ever. This is coming 48 hours after Nigeria’s daily coronavirus infections fell for…

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OB Cuisine: The Perfect Party Jollof Rice Recipe By Velvety Foodies

Wizkid is back with a new cooking tutorial, and this time it’s the party Jollof Rice. This recipe will serve as the perfect guide to making the most delicious Nigerian Jollof Rice every time. It has the most authentic flavors plus the aroma and taste are just divine! She says: “Hey Foodie! Goat meat is definitely the best…

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Third Mainland Bridge To Completely Shutdown For 72 Hours From December 26

The Federal Government has announced a 3-day total shutdown of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on the expansion joints. According to a report from News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), this disclosure was made by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday, during a media chat. He said the shutdown of the bridge will…

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