Monthly Archives: August 2020

CACOVID Launches N23b Food Palliative For 1.7m Households

Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to mitigate the adverse effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic on vulnerable Nigerians. The food relief materials for which the private sector operators are spending about N23 billion, will cover 1.7 families amounting to ...

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Drama As Pro-Oshiomhole Lawmakers Remove Speaker, Deputy

The political chess game in Edo State, ahead of the September 19 governorship election, shifted to the House of Assembly, yesterday, with the invasion of the legislative complex  by operatives of the Anti-Robbery Squad and emergence of Victor Edoror (APC Esan Central) as factional Speaker. He was elected at a parallel sitting held in a secret location after a motion for ...

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International Flights To Resume In Weeks

The Federal Government on Thursday said the airports would be reopened to international flights in weeks and not in months. When international flights eventually resume, passengers are expected to arrive the airport three hours before their flights. The government said the prolonged ban on international travels was not punitive but mainly to keep Nigerians across the country safe from the ...

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Buhari Extends Eased Lockdown, Curfew For Another Four Weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of the current phase of the national response to COVID-19 by another four weeks. The implication is that all the guidelines put in place to curtail further spread of the virus under the second phase of the eased lockdown which started on June 1 will remain in force with slight modifications to address ...

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Archbishop Ibezim Demands Justice For Correctional Centre Inmates

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Archbishop Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger and Bishop of Awka Diocese, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Alexander Chibuzor Ibezim, PhD, has advocated for a seamless delivery of impartial and non-discriminatory justice by the judiciary and all other agencies charged with justice delivery in Nigeria. Speaking at the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Amawbia, Anambra state, during a visit to ...

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Shell: Empowering People, Communities & Business

Nigeria is a thriving and vibrant country, offering opportunities for people to improve their livelihoods. The scale of the opportunity is mirrored by the scale of the challenges to provide affordable energy, education, healthcare and conditions for local businesses to grow. In 2019, Shell’s Nigerian businesses made direct social investments of $40 million in Nigeria, making the country the largest ...

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Sanwo-Olu Receives GOC 81 Division, Seeks Synergy Among Security Agencies

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has called for synergy among security agencies to make Lagos safer for residents and visitors. Speaking on Thursday when the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army, Lagos, Major-General Godwin Umelo, paid him a courtesy visit at the Lagos House, Marina, Governor Sanwo-Olu commended the role of the Nigerian Army ...

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Back On The Beat, After Defeating COVID-19  

Gboyega Akosile                                              Thank God I am back at my duty post! I returned to work on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 after several weeks away, battling the monstrous Coronavirus. It began with a feverish condition on Wednesday, July 1, ...

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Christ The Redeemer College Alumni Hold Annual Andrew And Christiana Ozigbo Excellence Awards

It was a unique celebration of excellence and a display of camaraderie at the annual Andrew and Christiana Excellence Awards, hosted by the old students association of Christ The Redeemer College, Amesi, Anambra State on Sunday, August 2, 2020. The awards were instituted in 2016 by an alumnus of the school, Valentine Ozigbo, who is the immediate past President and ...

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