Rivers NASS caucus Hail Odili as PAMO University of Medical Sciences Gets NUC Full Accreditation

Abuja – The National Assembly Rivers caucus on Thursday congratulated Dr Peter Odili over the full accreditation of his University of medical sciences for getting National University Commission, NUC full accreditation. In a congratulatory letter jointly signed by Senator George Sekibo and Rep Kingsley Chinda on behalf of the caucus, they described the feat as overwhelming. In the letter, the caucus stated that: “We received with overwhelming joy and gladness the news of the accreditation …

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Cross River Govt Returns 5 Truck Loaded With Almajiris Back to North

Abuja – Cross River State Government has ordered the returned of five truck loaded with almajiris including other passengers back to the northern part of the country. A border patrol team, comprising Peace Corp members, civilian vigilantes, COVID-19 border taskforce, and youth groups etc had intercepted the trucks on Wednesday night at the Garkem border town in Bekwara LGA of the state near Benue State. The team leader, Signor Omang Idiege, who is Commissioner for …

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Police Trust Fund Board: Group Kicks, Demands Recall of Suleiman Abba, Others

By Our Reporter Abuja – Group under the aegis of Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has threatened to mobilise the Nigerian organised Civil Rights community to institute a suit at a competent court of law if, after 78 hours, President Muhammadu Buhari fails to recall the recent approval given for the constitution of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Board of Trustees. HURIWA described the appointment of retired Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba and …

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Busted! How 79-year-old Disabled Woman Was Rescued from Grave 3 Days After Son Buried Her

Abuja – A 58-year-old man identified by his surname Ma has been arrested for allegedly burying his 79-year-old disabled mother alive by Police in north-western China’s Shaanxi province. Police in north-western China’s Shaanxi province has arrested a 58-year-old man identified by his surname Ma for allegedly burying his 79-year-old disabled mother alive. It is gathered that the woman was rescued from a deserted tomb where her son allegedly by her son buried her alive. She …

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IPMAN Demands NNPC Letter to Comply With New Pump Price of N108 Per Litre

By Our Reporter Abuja – Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria  (IPMAN ) are looking forward to receiving a letter from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  (NNPC ) before complying with the new petrol pump price of N108 per liter. Its National Vice President,  Alhaji Abubakar Maigandi revealed this to The Nation on phone  on Wednesday. According to him, the corporation may send the go -ahead notice once the marketers exhaust their stock at  the …

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Galatasaray Ready Bid For Musa

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa playing with Saudi Arabia Professional League side, Al Nassr, may soon move to play at Turkish Super Lig Champions as Galatasaray are interested in signing him. According to reports in the Turkish media, Galatasaray are already making plans for next seaon and are keen on adding the pacy winger to their squad. Make money daily buying and selling bitcoin with Bitpatt refer others and earn more! Musa, who can also …

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Technology Now Wants Our Dinner and Will Change Our Diet

THE PUBLIC SPHERE with Chido Nwakanma Technological determinism has converged with disease and economic meltdown to pose an existential threat to jobs in Nigerian banking. It would be short-sighted, however, to focus only on the financial services sector as the employment issues in the banking arena plays out. The consequences of this convergence will hit every industry. It is the technology effect. I wrote about it last year. Technology has had our breakfast and lunch, …

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Lockdown Violators: How FCTA Arrested 43 Interstate Travelers, Escorted Them Out of FCT

By Our Reporter Abuja – Federal Capital Territory Administration has arrested more than 43 passengers in vehicles plying the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to some parts of Nigeria. Precise Post recall that last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, in his third national address since the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country, imposed a night curfew on three hardest-hit states (Lagos, FCT and Ogun) after the expiration of a five-week lockdown order. The lockdown enforcement team …

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2 in 3 Women Unhappy With Their Breast Size. Could That Harm Their Health?

Most women won’t be surprised by this finding: Less than one-third of women worldwide are satisfied with the size of their breasts. But a new study suggests that what many women may not realize is their dissatisfaction could have implications for their health. Surveys of more than 18,500 women in 40 countries, average age 34, found that 48% wanted larger breasts, 23% wanted smaller breasts, and only 29% were satisfied with the size of their …

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By Their Rice We Shall Know Them

By Dare Babarinsa It is not too surprising that the Oyo State government is in tango with the Federal Government over rice. Last week the Federal Government donated 1800 bags of rice to the Oyo State government as part of palliatives to the people over the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Oyo State government did not solicit for the gift. Similar gifts were also given to the governments of Ekiti, Ondo, Ogun and …

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Our Target is to Conduct 200,000 COVID-19 Tests Daily by End of May – UK Prime Minister

By Chris Udochukwu The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that the target of the government is to double the number of tests for the coronavirus run per day by the end of May and to carry out up to 200,000. Earlier in the day, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency said that the country had begun producing a new reagent that would act as a confirmatory sample during COVID-19 tests …

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COVID-19 Related Deaths Toll in UK Now 30,076 -Jenrick

By Our Reporter The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, on Wednesday said with the latest recorded death of another 649 COVID-19 patients, the total coronavirus-related death toll in Britain is now 30,076. The figures include deaths in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and the wider community. Chairing the Downing Street daily briefing, Jenrick told reporters that 69,463 tests were carried out on Tuesday, with a total of 201,101 …

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Exposed! Why Trump Vetoed Congress’ Resolution Limiting His War Powers in Iran

By AFP Washington – US President Donald Trump on Wednesday revealed why he vetoed what he called a “very insulting” congressional resolution seeking to limit his war powers in Iran. In a statement, Trump said he had used his veto because the resolution a rare bipartisan rebuke to the president approved in March was based on “misunderstandings of facts and law.” The measure stemmed from fears among both Trump’s Republicans and Democrats that the White …

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How Keystone Bank Empowered Customers With Online Masterclasses During Lockdown

The Keystone bank Masterclass series have come and gone, but the impact of the series will remain with those who partook. It will be recalled that last week, the bank put together a series of Masterclasses to equip Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and career-focused individuals with the knowledge and tools to help them grow during the pandemic and beyond. The series, which featured Dr. Dipo Awojide, popularly known as Ogbeni Dipo on Twitter, and …

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COVID-19 Funds: ICPC Moves to Curb Mismanagement, Restricts PTF to Only Trackable Payments, Monthly Reconciliation

….Bans Cash Payment for Services or Procurements, Puts Approval Limits By Our Reporter Abuja – It is no longer business as usual as the Independent and Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has issued guidelines to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on how to manage funds allocated to the committee in line with its preventive mandate as enshrined in Section 6 (b)-(d) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000, The …

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Interstate Movements Violation: Fayemi Vows to Sanction Soldier’s Wife Who Brought Covid-19 from Katsina

By Our Reporter Ado – Ekiti – Governor of Ekiti state Dr Kayode Fayemi has vowed to sanction the wife of a soldier, who brought Covid-19 disease from Katsina State, despite prohibition of interstate movements in the state. The woman, who came to visit her husband working at Oye-Ekiti, was discovered to have contracted the pandemic after her husband alerted the task force when she started showing symptoms of the disease. The Commissioner for Health, …

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