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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 300 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 300 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on Sunday. The public disease agency said after some weeks of recording a low number of cases in the country, the 300 new cases bring the total number of infections in Nigeria to 64,090. The health agency also…

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OB Cuisine: Abby’s Cookhouse’s Refreshing And Tangy Citrus Spritzer Recipe

Are you into mocktails? Sometimes when you’re entertaining, you need a delicious, fancy drink that’s an option for people who are not drinking alcohol, too. This Citrus non alcoholic spritzer can be either a cocktail or a mocktail! It’s sweet and slightly tangy, garnished with orange, lemon or lime wedges. It’s a perfect fall drink for entertaining. She says,…

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BREAKING: Joe Biden Emerges Winner Of The 2020 US Presidential Race

Joe Biden has been projected winner of the 2020 United States presidential election, defeating President Donald Trump by promising to restore civility and stability to American politics and vowing more aggressively to combat the surging COVID-19 pandemic. According to New York Times, Biden on January 20 2021 will become the 46th president and the oldest man ever…

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Federal Road Safety Corps May Begin Carrying Firearms To Curtail Road Users’ Excesses

Operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps will start to bear firearms to curtail the excesses of road users in Nigeria, the Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on FRSC Akinfolarin Mayowa announced on Thursday. Mayowa who made this known during the corps’ 2020 budget performance and 2021 budget defence, in Abuja explained that the 1992 Act…

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British-Nigerian Helen Grant Selected As New UK Trade Envoy To Nigeria

Helen Grant, a British-Nigerian Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom, has been appointed as the new trade envoy to Nigeria, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson confirmed on Friday. Grant’s role will be to provide support to the UK Government’s trade and investment priorities in Nigeria through high-level engagement with Nigerian Ministers by leading trade…

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Ebonyi Residents Banned From Operating High-Speed Motorcycles

The Ebonyi State Government has issued a ban on the use of high-speed motorcycles for both private and commercial purposes in Abakaliki, the state capital and other urban centers. Uchenna Orji, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said the ban decision was taken to check the rate at which high-speed motorcycles are used to perpetrate crimes…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Rise Again With 223 New Infections

Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 223 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the number of infected people in the country to 63,731. According to the official records, one death has been confirmed the last 24 hours. This brings the death toll to 1,154. The update also noted that the 223 new cases…

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Kara Bridge Fire: Tanker Explosion Damage Multiple Vehicles Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

More than twenty vehicles were engulfed in fire early Saturday as a petrol-laden taker crashed on the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the tanker and his companion were unable to escape the fire that was triggered by an explosion. They also confirmed that the Nigerian police and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)…

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Outrage As Court Documents Confirm CBN Froze Bank Accounts Of #EndSARS Frontliners

Nigerians woke up to another day of uncertainty Saturday after a two week-long demonstration calling for the end of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)  and outrage over the shooting peaceful #EndSARS protesters in Lagos. During the early days of the protests, frontliners had accused Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of targeting and freezing their bank accounts and now court documents…

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