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COVID-19: Buhari Addresses Nigerians Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will again address the nation today following the end of the first phase of the gradual easing of the lockdown. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu made this disclosure when he appeared on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. According to him, the President is to decide on whether or not the country ...

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Soludo Bids Igwe Umenyiora Farewell

… says he was a rare gem Igwe John Ositadimma Umenyiora, the late Igwe of Ogbunike Community in Anambra State, who passed on 28th of April, 2020 has been described as a rare gem; a gifted leader, iconic entrepreneur and a sportsman by Prof. Cee Cee Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Soludo said the late ...

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Lagos Discharges 15 More COVID-19 Patients, Considers Full Re-Opening Of Economy

•LASEPA, Safety Commission To Re-Register, Assess Businesses Before Re-Opening •‘Infected Govt House Staffers Have Recovered’ – Governor Lagos State is considering full re-opening of the critical sectors of its economy, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed on Sunday. But, the move will not be pushed in a hurry. This is as 15 more COVID-19 Lagos patients: nine females and six males, all ...

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SERAP To Buhari: Copy Namibia Example, Ban Car Perks For Presidency, Ministers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “leadership position to follow the ‘Namibia example’ by urgently issuing an executive order to ban the purchase of new cars by the presidency, and all ministers for the remainder of the tenure of your administration, that is, until May 2023.” ...

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Anambra 2021: PDP, APC Gear Up For War Against APGA

By next year, eligible voters in Anambra State would go to the poll to elect Governor Willie Obiano’s successor. Although the election is still many months away from now, some political parties especially the major ones among them have started making preparations; strategizing on how to emerge victorious. In fact, activities at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); All Progressives Grand Alliance ...

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IPPIS: FG Pays Dead ASUU Members, Ex-Lecturers 2 Months Withheld Salaries

The use of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) to pay lecturers in 43 federal universities their two months withheld salaries has revealed certain discrepancies, which the Federal Government claimed the new platform was meant to detect and correct. Some branch chairmen of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) disclosed that the use of the union rejected IPPIS ...

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NAFDAC To Fast-Track Examination For Madagascar’s COVID-19 Herbal Cure

Following the arrival of the Madagascar herbal cure for COVID-19 in Nigeria on Saturday, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has promised to fast-track the laboratory examination of the drug, named Covid Organics. The agency, which regulates and controls the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, packaged water, ...

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