Assembly Calls For Reopening Of Boarding Schools In Niger

By Rita Iliya Minna – The Niger State House of Assembly has called on the executive arms of government to consider the reopening of some boarding schools closed down as a result of insecurity in the state. This was the resolutions of the house under matters of urgent public importance presented by Alhaji Mohammed Haruna, member representing Bida II. He called on the executive arms …

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UK retailers report higher spending in March – BRC

ABUJA – British high street retailers reported higher spending in March compared with both a year earlier and before the start of the coronavirus pandemic, ahead of a reopening of non-essential stores in April. The British Retail Consortium said total sales were 8.3% higher than in March 2019 and 13.9% higher than in March 2020, when the start of the COVID-19 lockdown stymied spending on …

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Reopen Warri Airport – Reps Urge FG

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the federal government through the ministry of aviation and other relevant ones to reopen Warri airport for full flight operations. The facility also named after Osubi where it is located in Okpe/Sapeie/vaie Federal constituency of Delta State was closed in February 2020. The call for its reopening followed a motion under matters …

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#DefendLagos Convener, Oladimeji Calls Off Lekki Counter Protest

By Our Reporter Lagos (Precise Post) – The convener of #DefendLagos, Alabi Oladimeji, has announced the withdrawn from the proposed Lekki protest. Recall that the group was formed as a counter against #OccupyLekkiTollGate rally on Saturday. Earlier in the week, some youths had taken to Twitter to call for a protest against the reopening of the Lekki tollgate. In a virtual press conference, Oladimeji said …

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NCDC Confirms 1005 Fresh Cases Of #COVID-19 In Nigeria

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 1,005 fresh cases of #COVID-19 in Nigeria. The health agency which disclosed this via it’s twitter handle late Friday night, said the new cases were recorded from the underlisted states including the FCT; Lagos-204; Kwara-155; Oyo-124; Plateau-80;FCT-75; Edo-56; Osun-48; Ondo-41; Kaduna and Rivers-40 each and Taraba-35. Other states where the …

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Kaduna Govt Okays Resumption of Tertiary Institutions on 25 January

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Kaduna State Government has approved Monday 25th January 2021 as resumption date for all tertiary institutions across the state. The state government also warned that the school’s management must ensure strict adherence to all the guidelines and protocols put in place by the state. This was contained in a statement released by the state Ministry of Education and …

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Border Closure: Nigerian Govt Speaks On Date Of Reopening

Nigeria’s government has said there is no fixed date for the reopening of the country’s land borders, which were closed in August this year. President Muhammadu Buhari had explained that the borders were closed, to prevent smuggling of banned items. Speaking with journalists on Monday, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, stated that a date for the borders to be …

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