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Nigeria Confirms 126 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Almost 57,000

Nigeria has recorded 126  new cases of the Coronavirus, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed. Disclosing the latest development  on Monday via Twitter, the agency noted that of the new case 37 were recorded in Abuja, 27 in Lagos 16 in Plateau, 9 in Kaduna, 7 in Abia, while Gombe and Ondo states recorded …

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Bill Gates Pens Emotional Tribute To Mourn His Father’s Sad Passing

Bill Gates has penned an heartfelt tribute to his late father, William Henry Gates II, following his death on Monday September 14. Although the American philanthropist did not disclose the cause of his passing, he did share that he had been facing a decline in his health. According to him, the passing of his father was not unexpected, as…

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Good News As Lagos Promises To Pay Tertiary Institutions Minimum Wage In October

Following the staged protests by academic/non-staff unions on Monday, the Lagos state government has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions with effect from October. According to Punch, all the executive of the unions met with the Lagos State Government Tuesday while resulted in Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pledging to commence payment of the new…

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Everything You Need To Know About US Visa Ban On Those Attacking Nigeria’s Democracy

On Monday September 14, the US government has slapped a visa restriction on Nigerians who try to undermine the country’s democracy by causing violence or rigging elections. A statement released by the spokesperson for the Department of State, Morgan Ortagus, said those issued visa restrictions are not directed at Nigerians in general but certain people that oppose peace and…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Raises Alarm On International Travellers Presenting Fake Test Results

The Federal Government has raised the alarm that the’re been an influx of positive COVID-19 international travellers from some specific countries, who have been gaining access into Nigeria by presenting fake PCR results. Dr Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this on Tuesday, in response to the joint Senate committees on Health…

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OB Cuisine: How To Prepare Delicious Native Jollof Rice, Courtesy Of DishesByQ

Forget about Nigerian or Ghanaian Jollof rice, DishesByQ is back with her latest vlog titled ‘Simply and East Nigerian Native Rice’. The US-based Nigeria food blogger says “If you haven’t attempted to cook this native rice, then you are not a bonafide foodie.” Watch and learn below. For more Cuisine, follow us on Instagram @OnoBelloMedia @OBStreetStyle | Twitter: OnoBello | Facebook:…

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Nigeria Records Five More COVID-19 Deaths As Recovery Toll Exceed 44,000

On Tuesday September 15, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 90 new cases of the novel coronavirus, putting the country’s total caseload at 56,478, with 44,430 cases discharged and 1,088 deaths. The health agency who shared this in a late-night tweet also confirmed that the country reported five new deaths as a result of the…

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Nigeria’s Inflation Sees Biggest Monthly Jump In 2020 As Rate Hits 13.22%

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the country’s inflation rate recorded its highest increase so far this year with 13.22 per cent in August and making it the highest since April 2018. The statistics office’s data in its latest consumer price index report shared on Tuesday, noted that, “the consumer price index, which measures inflation increased…

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