COVID-19: NCDC Says 238 New Cases Confirmed Friday, Total Now 2,170

By Our Reporter Abuja – The NCDC has informed that Nigeria recorded 238 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total cases now to 2,170. The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has reached 2,170, as 238 new cases were recorded in 22 states of the federation on Friday, according to the country’s disease control centre. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) also confirmed 10 new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths …

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North Korean Defector Says Kim Jong Un’s Death Could Be Announced This Weekend

By Our Reporter Abuja –  Pyongyang is likely going to announce the death of leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un this weekend, says the North Korean defector who said he is 99% sure of his death. A North Korean defector claimed he is ’99 per cent sure’ that Kim Jong Un is dead, and that Pyongyang is likely going to announce his death this weekend.  Speaking to South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, Ji Seong-ho, …

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Busted! How Hospital Workers Ran Away as Man Tested Positive for COVID-19

By Our Reporter Abuja – Health workers at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) took to their heels as a patient admitted into the hospital’s casualty ward tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). A source within the hospital told The Nation that the patient, a man, was admitted on April 25, 2020. It was learnt that when he started showing symptoms of COVID-19, the officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) attached to …

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Mysterious Deaths: FG Says 14-Man Health Experts to Storm Kano Saturday

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – As part of measures to unravel the root cause of mysterious deaths being recorded in the state, the Federal Government said a 14-man health experts in different areas of specialisation will leave for Kano State on Saturday morning. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, stated this on Friday evening during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja monitored by The PUNCH via Channels TV. The …

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COVID-19: World Beach Games Shifted to 2023

By Our Reporter London – The World Beach Games slated for 2021 has now been shifted to 2023, the Association Of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) said on Friday. ANOC said the shift was to enable countries have time to prepare their athletes for the rescheduled Olympics in 2021. The Olympic Games, originally scheduled to start in July this year in Tokyo, have been postponed to July 23 to Aug. 8, 2021. This was due to …

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May Day: Motivate Health Workers With Upward Review of Allowances – Kano NLC Advocates

By Our Reporter Kano – As a way of motivating the health workers who are on the front line in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, the Kano State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has advocated for upward review of hazard allowances in the state. The NLC Chairman, Mr Kabir Ado made the call while speaking on activities to commemorate the Workers Day celebration, on Friday in Kano. Ado said the call was imperative …

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COVID-19: Raymond Dokpesi, Wife, 6 Other Family Members Test Positive

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Four days after his son tested positive, the DAAR Communications Plc founder, Raymond Dokpesi, wife and six other members of his family have tested positive for Coronavirus. A test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on the Dokpesi family came out positive for eight members of the family. High Chief Dokpesi and the affected family members have been evacuated by the NCDC, to the isolation centre at …

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60th Birthday: Omo-Agege Salutes Ogba, Describes Him as Worthy Ambassador

By Our Reporter Abuja – Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has hailed Chief Solomon Ogba on the occasion of his 60th birthday celebration, describing him as a worthy ambassador. Omo-Agege said the renowned sports administrator, has written his name in gold and has set unparalleled records in the history of sports promotion and development in Delta State. In a special congratulatory message personally signed by him to mark Chief Ogba’s 60th birthday, …

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Henry Ogbulogo Appointment Into FCC Board Tears Abia APC Apart

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – The appointment of Henry Ogbulogo into the Board of the Federal Character Commission has elicited crisis in Abia state chapter of the All Progressives Congress as leaders disagree with his nomination. Ogbulogo, a graduate with a Bachelor of Arts(BA) in Linguistics from the Benue State University, hails from Isuikwuato local government area of Abia state. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, appointed 38 persons to the …

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May Day: You Deserve to be Celebrated – Omo-Agege to Nigerian Workers

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said that despite the very challenging times we all face today, all Nigerian workers deserve to be celebrated, stressing that history will forever remember their resilient spirit and dynamic roles. In a May Day statement, signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga, the Deputy President of the Senate acknowledged Nigerian workers’ roles since the pro-independence struggles till date. …

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Covid-19: Gombe Governor Constitutes 38- member Relief and Palliative Committee

By Chris Udochukwu Gombe – As part of measures to cushion the effect of Covid-19 in Gombe state, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has constituted a Special Committee on Relief and Palliatives under the Chairmanship of His Royal Highness, the Emir of Gombe and Chairman State Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Alh. (Dr.) Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III. According to the statement by the governor’s spokesperson, Ismaila Uba Misilli, the Secretary to the state Government, Professor Ibrahim …

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Exposed!How Police Officer Killed Soldier During Argument In Delta State

By Our Reporter Abuja – Police officer attached to Bomadi Divisional Police Station, on Friday shot dead an army officer of 222 battalion in Agbarha-Otor, Ughelli North L.G.A Delta State. According to TheNation, another policeman sustained life-threatening injuries during the shooting incident, it was learnt. A source said the incident followed an argument after a group of soldiers and policemen clash over implementation of the dusk-to-dawn curfew in the area. The Nation gathered that the …

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Despite Guilty Plea, Ex-aide, Flynn May Be Exonerated – Trump, saying “These Were Dirty, Filthy Cops at Top of FBI.”

By AFP Abuja – Former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying about his Russia contacts, would be absolved by a Washington court, President Donald Trump said Thursday as he referred to FBI investigators in his case “filthy cops.” Trump said fresh documents that surfaced in Flynn’s case showed he was mistreated and should be freed by a court currently weighing his sentence. “He’s in the process of being exonerated. …

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2020 May Day: Gov Inuwa Hails Gombe Workers, Assures Commitment to Welfare

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja – Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has congratulated workers in the state as they join their comrades the world over in celebrating the 2020 International Workers’ Day today, and assured that his government will continue to remain favourably disposed towards the welfare of workers, The Governor, in a goodwill message, contained in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Ismaila Uba Misilli, described workers as partners in progress, assuring that …

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COVID-19 : Reps Insist On Two-month Free Electricity For Nigerians

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja –  House of representatives has maintained that poor Nigerians should  be allowed to enjoy two months of free electricity and not be denied it during the lockdown period because the rich who are the minority would profit from it. According to a statement by the House spokesman, Benjamin Kalu, he added that threatening poor Nigerians with disconnection at this time is definitely not the way to go. “It is not in …

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Exposed! Why Ganduje Asked FG To Relax Curfew In Kano

By Our Reporter Kano – Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state is asking the federal government to relax the curfew imposed in Kano state as a result of mysterious deaths in the state. Ganduje made the appeal while inaugurating a panel of experts led by the president of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria Musa Borodo, to support the state task force technical committee. According to him, the relaxation of the curfew is necessary …

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