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Obi Expresses Shock Over Death Of Yobe CJ, Describes Him As A Good Man

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in the last election, Mr. Peter Obi, has described as ‘shocking and devastating’, the news of the death of the  Chief Justice of Yobe State, Justice  Garuba Musa Nabaruma. Recalling the exploits of Justice Nabaruma at the bench, Obi said that he headed the 2003 Election Tribunal in Anambra State, which after three ...

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Christian Group Warns Over Movement Of Almajirai To The South

Nigeria Christian Graduate fellowship (NCGF) has called on southern governors and security operatives to beef up surveillance at borders due to the indiscriminate inter-state travels by unauthorised persons and the inherent danger. The group expressed worry about reported incidents of lorry-loads of child beggars from the north, who are popularly known as Almajiri, intercepted at various parts of southern Nigeria by ...

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FG Queries Perm Sec For Buying Uncompleted Building N7bn

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, has queried the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr Mohammed Bello, for allegedly buying “uncompleted carcass” building for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the sum of N7bn. Yemi-Esan made the allegations in a leaked query she issued to the permanent secretary on May ...

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COVID-19: Imo, Abia Hospitals Hail Obi Over Palliatives

The management of four major hospitals in Imo and Abia states have hailed the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, for extending his COVID-19 palliatives to their various health institutions. They are Holy Rosary Hospital, Emekuku, Owerri, Imo State; Madonna Catholic Hospital, Umuahia; Abia State; Our Savior’s Hospital and Maternity, ...

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It’s Shameful Anambra Lacks Covid-19 Test Centres — PDP

… says facemasks not ideal without regular tests Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Peoples Democratic Party has described as appalling and shameful the outright lack of a Covid-19 test centre in Anambra state. The party maintained that the state government could not claim that the state was safe when tests were not  conducted to ascertain the Covid-19 status of the the ...

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FG Impounds UK Airline For Flouting Commercial Flight Restriction Order To Nigeria

The Federal Government yesterday impounded an Embraer 135 jet belonging to Flairjet, a UK-based operator for flouting its  restriction order for commercial flights entering the country contrary to the humanitarian operations approval given to it. The Minister of Aviation, Captain Hadi Sirika, who confirmed the development on his official twitter handle said the flight crew were also being interrogated for possible ...

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Nigeria Records 338 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 5,959

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 338 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 5, 959. NCDC also confirmed six new deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 182. Lagos led with 177 cases, closely followed by Kano with 64 cases. FCT had 21, Rivers 16 and Plateau ...

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