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Islamic Cleric’s Wife Cries Out After Gunmen Kidnap Twin Toddlers In Ibadan

The wife of a popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Taofeeq Akeugbagold, whose twins were kidnapped by Gunmen at their Ojoo residence in Ibadan has pleaded with the kidnappers and Oyo State Government on social media for the release of their two-year-old toddlers.  In a video shared on Facebook, their woman who couldn’t hold back tears, revealed…

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COVID-19: IMF Grants Nigeria $3.4bn Emergency Support To Fight Pandemic

The Federal government has been granted $3.4 billion by the International Monetary Fund IMF after requesting to help address the severe economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the sharp fall in oil prices. On Tuesday April 28, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the financial request, according to LIB. In a statement…

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Trump Confirms Calling President Buhari: “Nigeria Will Do Anything For Ventilators”

US President Donald Trump has confirmed that his administration will be sending 200 ventilators to boost the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, saying that the country desperately needs it. Recall that on Tuesday, during the briefing of presidential task force on COVID-19, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, had announced that President Muhammadu Buhari spoke…

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Popular Bollywood Actor, Irrfan Khan Is Dead At 53

It’s a sad day in the Indian movie industry as Bollywood star, Irrfan Khan, widely known for roles in Slumdog Millionaire, Jurassic World, and Life of Pi, dies after battling a medical complication arising from colon infection. According to an official statement from his spokesperson, Irrfan breathed his last on Wednesday, April 29. The actor was admitted to the…

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OB Cuisine: K’s Cuisine’s Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Mouth-Watering Recipe

Today’s OB Cuisine features, Kemi of K’s Cuisine‘s Instant pot shredded chicken recipe that is “flavorful, tender and tasty”. According to her, “this pressure cooker shredded chicken can be made with chicken breasts or thighs, fresh or frozen and requires just 4 ingredients. I try and have this in my freezer so i can take…

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Lockdown: Lagos Warns Private Schools Against Third-Term Resumption

The Lagos State Government has restricted all private school owners who are planning  to resume academic activities for third term, 2019/2020 session. According to the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, she stated categorically that all schools in Lagos State remain closed and barred from opening for the third term, stressing that the State continues to offer free…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Reaches 1,532 With 195 New Infections — 80 In Lagos

In the latest reports from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the totoal number of confirmed new coronvairus cases in Nigeria has reached 1,532 with the discovery of 195 new infected contacts. The health agency revealed in a tweet late Tuesday that of the new infections, 80 were recorded in Lagos, 38 in Kano, while 15 were…

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COVID-19: Trump Calls Buhari, Promises To Send Nigeria Ventilators

The United States of America has decided to assist Nigeria’s efforts towards fighting the coronavirus pandemic by offering to donate ventilators. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the 21st joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19b where he said the pledges were made by US…

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US Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Surpass One Million Within 3 Months

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has exceeded one million on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 57,000 people in the US, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,002,498 by the Baltimore-based school’s latest count.…

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