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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 1,041 New Cases Of COVID-19, Six More Deaths

Nigeria reported 1,041 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Thursday Christmas eve, bringing the national total over 81,963. Nigeria is currently battling its worst phase of COVID-19 with the recent surge in new infections officially declared the second wave last Thursday by the federal officials. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),…

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OB Cuisine: Yetty’s Cookbook’s Recipe For The Perfect Nigerian Coconut Fried Rice

Nigerian food vlogger Yetty’s Cookbook has just released a new recipe tutorial on her Instagram to ring in Christmas. In the video, she shares with her followers how to make the perfect Nigerian coconut fried rice. This dish is perfect for the small/medium sized family as a festive feast. With more than four vegetables including green beans and sweet corn,…

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France’s President Emmanuel Macron No Longer Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

French President Emmanuel Macron is free of Covid-19 symptoms, his office said on Thursday, a week after he tested positive for the coronavirus. The president, who was in self-isolation at an official residence near Paris from where he ran meetings remotely, no longer needs to remain in quarantine, the Elysee Palace added. Macron “shows no…

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Read What President Buhari Said In His 2020 Christmas Message To Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has released a special Christmas message to the people of Nigeria wishing a happy holiday and a salute to Nigerian security agencies. In his address, the Nigerian leader called for citizens to “appropriate the hope that comes with Christmas and reinvest trust in this Administration’s determination and unwavering commitment to restore peace, security and prosperity.” The message…

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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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