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World Bank approves $750 million loan to improve electricity in Nigeria

by on June 24, 2020 0

The World Bank has approved a $750 million loan through the International Development Association (IDA) to improve the reliability of electricity supply in Nigeria. In a statement on Tuesday, the World Bank said the loan is for the power sector recovery operation (PSRO) to achieve financial sustainability and enhance accountability in the sector. According...

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Breaking News: Chief of Staff Abba Kyari is dead

by on April 18, 2020 0

The Chief of Staff to the President of Nigeria, Abba Kyari is dead. The sad news was tweeted by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity to the President. Abba Kyari contracted the deadly COVID-19 Virus and has been sick since it was reported earlier in March. He reportedly caught...

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BREAKING!! Fire razes INEC headquarters in Abuja

by on April 17, 2020 0

Fire razes INEC headquarters in Abuja The headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja is on fire. HOT!!! Woman Loses 39-year-old Marriage For Denying Husband Sexual Rights The Nation reports that the fire started a few minutes to noon. The inferno is still raging at the time of filing this report....

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COVID’19; Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported

by on April 14, 2020 0

Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported In the latest update of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, fourteen new cases have been reported as of Monday evening, April 13th by the National Centre for Disease Control. In a new update on their Twitter page, the NCDC reports that there’s seventeen new cases...

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CAC members flee as pastor gets arrested for holding Easter Service

by on April 13, 2020 0

A pastor at the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Ogijo, in Sagamu Local Government area of Ogun State, was on Sunday arrested for having an Easter Service, in defiance of government’s COVID-19 lockdown directive. The pastor, Jonathan Olowonisile, was arrested alongside his associate and two others. Reports gathered that worshippers in the service fled immediately...

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Coronavirus: “The defeat of the virus in our country will be in our hands” – President Buhari address Nige rians

by on April 12, 2020 0

President Buhari on Saturday said lockdown measures are essential to defeat the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria and urged citizens to observe restrictions on movement where they are in place during the Easter holiday. Buhari made the comments in a statement released by Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu. The President also said the lockdown will last...

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Easter: President Buhari addresses Nigerians

by on April 11, 2020 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians, especially Christians, to imbibe the Christ-like quality of personal sacrifice for the sake of achieving greater good. President Buhari gave the charge Friday morning in his Easter message to Nigerians, encouraging all citizens to persevere through the hardship and unusual unpleasantness coming with the measures instated to cut...

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Kogi mortuary rejects corpse over COVID-19 fears

by on April 10, 2020 0

Controversy has trailed the corpse of an 83-year-old woman, identified as Mrs. Bamigbola Olayemi whose body was taken to a General Hospital in Egbe, under Yagba West Local Government area of Kogi State as her corps was rejected by the management of the hospital over suspicion of COVID-19. It was reliably gathered that, before...

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Six Petrol Tankers Collide In Kwara, 8 Dead

by on April 9, 2020 0

No fewer than eight persons on Wednesday died in multiple accidents involving six petrol tankers and a car at Oloru-Kanbi in Moro Local Government Area of Kwara State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the accident occurred when the tankers, heading to the NNPC depot at Oke-Oyi in Ilorin had a head-on...

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Coronavirus: US records highest death toll in single day

by on April 9, 2020 0

The US recorded the most coronavirus deaths in a single day with more than 1,800 fatalities reported on Tuesday. It brings the total number of deaths in the country to nearly 13,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The US has more than 398,000 confirmed cases, the highest number in the world. Global...

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Lockdown Violation: Lagos Withdraws Charges Against Naira Marley, Gbadamosi

by on April 9, 2020 0

The Lagos State Government has withdrawn charges against a musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and politician, Babatunde Gbadamosi. Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and his wife were charged before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba for attending a crowded birthday party in violation of the government’s social distancing directive to check the spread of...

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