COVID-19: 226 New Cases Confirmed in Nigeria

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 226 new cases of #COVID19 were confirmed on Tuesday. Announcing the new cases via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday night, NCDC said total confirmed cases in Nigeria now is 6401 and 192 deaths while the number of discharged persons is 1734. Out of the confirmed cases, Lagos recorded more that 50 percent cases with 131. The full details of confirmed …

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Pastor Who’s Been Laying Hands On COVID-19 Patients Claiming He Cures It Dies 7 Days After Contacting Virus

Abuja (Precise Post) – A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor who has been laying hands on COVID-19 patients and claiming that he cures coronavirus has died from the virus barely a week after contracting the disease . It was gathered that the Pastor who was also a presidential candidate in the country’s last presidential election, had laid hands and prayed for the healing of some Coronavirus patients who turned up at the premises of his Kingship International Ministries Church.  …

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Senate Plans Amendment of 29 Year Old Banking Law, to Probe Power Sector Interventions

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – As part of the legislative process to amend the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act, the Senate today took debates on the bill seeking to amendment of the 29 year Act, co-sponsored by Senators Uba Sani (Kaduna Central) and Betty Appiafi (Rivers West). Leading debates on the general principles of the bill on behalf of the sponsors, Senator Uba Sani stated that the aim of the amendment is …

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NNPC Graduate Recruitment: Reps Move to Conduct Forensic Investigation

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – In an attempt to determine how many persons were recruited from the various host communities, the House of Representatives has moved to carry out a forensic audit of current recruitment of graduates by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Adopting a motion of urgent public importance, the House directed the NNPC and the management of both Warri and Kaduna Refineries to reinstate about 470 casual workers from the …

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Action Against Banditry: Senate Wants Katsina Military Option Extended to Zamfara, Kaduna, Others

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja – Senate Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari over his military action directive against banditry in his Katsina home state and urges that same option be extended toZamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Sokoto states. The commendation came against the backdrop of a motion considered on the floor on the need to integrate adjoining States of Niger, Zamfara, Kaduna, Kebbi and Sokoto states.  According to the statement by the Special Assistant (Press)to President of the …

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COVID-19 Risk Remains High and We Have a Long Road to Travel – WHO DG

….Pledges Transparency as It Promises To Review COVID-19 Handling By Our Reporter Abuja – The World Health Organisation Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has called for strong support for the Organisation at this critical time, saying that coronavirus risk is high and there is a long road to travel. The is also as Tedros yesterday said it would initiate an independent evaluation of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic at the “earliest appropriate moment” and …

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