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President Buhari Extends Presidential Taskforce On COVID-19’s Tenure Till March 2021

After a meeting with members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday extended their mandate on curbing the pandemic until March 2021. Buhari who also received the end-of-year report of the task force led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss…

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Biden Receives COVID-19 Vaccine On Live TV To Reassure Americans Of Its Safety

US President-elect Joe Biden is the latest politician to received the COVID-19 vaccine. The 78-year-old incoming president who appeared on live television on Monday got the Pfizer vaccine at the Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware in a campaign to boost Americans’ confidence in the jabs. His wife Jill received the shot earlier, the presidential transition team said.…

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Coronavirus: Report Says New COVID-19 Variant In UK Is Already In Nigeria

The new variant of the coronavirus currently causing panic and concern in the United Kingdom and the European Union has been identified in Nigeria by scientists at the Africa Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), at the Redeemers University in Ede, Osun State. The new variant, detected in the UK in September…

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ICYMI: Twitter Reacts To The Ongoing NIN Registration & Deadline For SIM Linkage

Strong condemnations continue to dog the recent directive by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) that Nigerians should link their Subscribers Identification Modules (SIM) cards to their National Identification Number (NIN) as many Nigerians have expressed strong reservations on the move. On Monday, there…

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Olu Of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, Is Dead At 65

On Monday morning, news broke that the Olu Of Warri, His Royal Highness Ogiame Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, is dead. Multiple reports claim that the that the monarch allegedly died of COVID19 complications. According to reports, the Itsekiri ruler passed away at Lily Hospital in Warri, barely a week after his fifth coronation anniversary but details of his death…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Reports 356 New COVID-19 Infections, Six More Deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 356 new COVID-19 infections in the country. NCDC made this known in a post via its verified website on Monday night. The public health agency said that the country sadly recorded six additional deaths, while 180 patients were discharged from isolation centers across Nigeria, after recovering…

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OB Cuisine: How To Make Spicy Chicken Suya, According To Ebi Preye

If you’ve ever wanted to know how to make your own Chicken Suya at home this recipe from emerging food vlogger Ebi Preye is for you! “Chicken Suya is a fire grilled chicken seasoned with the most popular Marinade called Yaji (suya spice),” she says. “The chicken suya is one irresistible delicious grilled recipe. This is an…

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Nigerian Government Extends Deadline For Provision Of NIN By Telecom Service Subscribers

Following a meeting of the National Task Force on National Identification Number and Subscriber Identification Modules Registration, the Nigerian Government has extended the deadline issued to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all SIM cards without NIN. The extension deadline issued to all telecommunications operators forms part of the resolutions adopted at the meeting chaired…

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