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Prices of food in Nigeria are coming down — Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, the Special Assistant on President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, says contrary to public opinion, the prices of foodstuff across the country are coming down. Garba said this when he appeared on Channels TV on Friday September 11, to discuss the recent directive President Buhari issued to the Central Bank of Nigeria …

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Chibok partakes in WAEC exams 6 years after terrorists abducted schoolgirs

Chibok Local Government of Borno State is now participating in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC) for the first time in 6 years. The Borno local government is now participating in the examination after over 200 schoolgirls were abducted in the area by Boko Haram insurgents on April 14, 2014. Following the abduction …

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COVID-19: NCDC confirms 176 new cases, total infections now 55,632

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 176 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) bringing the nation’s total infections to 55,632. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. It said that 176 new confirmed cases and 3 deaths were recorded in the country on Sept. 9. The …

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COVID-19: It costs over N400k to treat one patient – Governor El-Rufai

Speaking on Monday during an executive committee meeting with traditional rulers chaired by Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, the governor said the amount is as a result of the increasing cost of drugs, feeding, and personal protective equipment (PPE) for doctors. El-Rufai said the government cannot tell patients to bear the cost of the …

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Nigerian languages going into extinction – NICO

The Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Mr. Ado Muhammed Yahuza, has said that some Nigerian Languages might go into extinction if urgent measures were not taken to reverse the trend. Yahuza said this at the 2nd edition of the Nigerian Indigenous Language Programme (NILP) on Monday in Abuja. According to him, some …

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Serena battles through tension-filled U.S. Open fourth round

Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open quarter-finals after a gritty, tension-soaked 6-3 6-7(6) 6-3 win over Greece’s Maria Sakkari on Monday. The 23-times Grand Slam winner came up short in the second set tie-break, with her power serve abandoning her when she needed it most. Sakkari carried the momentum into the third set as …

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Edo election: We are committed to credible poll – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it was committed to the credible electoral process in the upcoming forthcoming Edo and Ondo Governorship elections. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, made this known at a webinar on Edo/Ondo Elections organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) and the Association …

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‘How we spent N31bn in 4 months to fight COVID-19’, FG replies SERAP, CODE

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that it “spent N30,540,563,571.09, representing 84% of the N36.3 billion public funds and donations received to respond to COVID-19 between 1st April, 2020 and 31st July, 2020, leaving the balance of N5.9 billion.” The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris stated this in response to the Freedom …

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NCDC confirms 162 new COVID-19 infections as total hits 54,905

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 162 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19 ) in the country, bringing the confirmed cases to 54,905. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria continued its week of recording less than …

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Dre’s estranged wife wants $2million a month in temporary spousal support amid the couple’s multi-million-dollar divorce

Dr. Dre’s estranged wife is seeking nearly $2 million per month in temporary spousal support in their divorce battle. Nicole Young, 50, filed legal docs at a Los Angeles court for temporary spousal support in the amount of $1,936,399, and also wants the Beats by Dr. Dre mogul, 55, who has a net worth of …

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Petroluem minister Timipre Sylva reveals why fuel price is above Buhari’s control

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has disclosed that fuel price increase is beyond the control of President Buhari who is also the minister of petroleum resources. The Minister who spoke to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday September 3, said it is unfortunate that citizens are blaming the federal government which is …

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Nigerian Govt bars Air France, Lufthansa, others (full list of approved airlines)

As Nigeria plans for the resumption of international flights on Saturday September 5, September 5, the Federal Government has barred some airlines from operating in Nigeria. Speaking at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday, September 3, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the international airlines denied flying approval include …

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Married woman and lover glue in viral video while making love in Ogun

A video making rounds online captured moment an unidentified married woman got glued to her lover while having s3x. Eyewitnesses linked the incident to “Magun” and it was gathered that the incident occurred in Ogun state. The couple were seen in the viral video crying and begging to regain their freedom from the charm. Magun …

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Buhari dragged to court over N800bn recovered loot

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has instituted a legal action against President Muhammadu Buhari. SERAP filed the lawsuit against Buhari over the failure to publish details of N800 billion recovered loot. In the suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/1064/2020 filed last Friday at the Federal High Court, Abuja, SERAP explained that Buhari failed to “disclose information …

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President Buhari reiterated support for primary healthcare

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to continue strengthening the primary healthcare system and the inbuilt routine immunization strategy, using various data and technology driven tools. Buhari, who was represented by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, made the promise at the Africa Polio-Free certificate celebration, on Saturday in Abuja. “We shall deploy the valuable …

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Nigeria records 250 new cases of COVID-19 as total hits 53,727

250 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, August 29. According to statistics released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Plateau state recorded 69 new cases followed by the FCT with 41 new cases. Other states with new cases include Lagos-21, Delta-14, Kaduna-14, Bayelsa-13, Enugu-13, Ekiti-11, Bauchi-9, Ogun-8, Edo-7, Oyo-7, …

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Money has become ‘god’ to our church leaders – CAN president, Ayokunle laments

Rev. Samson Ayokunle, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lamented that money has become the god of many Christians, especially church leaders in the country. He also said sexual immorality, gluttony, and financial impropriety prevalent in churches was due to lack of discipline. Rev. Ayokunle stated this in his speech at …

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FIFA suspends Ivorian federation election after the body disqualified Didier Drogba from presidential elections

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba’s hopes of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast Football Federation has been given a new lifeline after football’s governing body, FIFA on Friday August 28th requested the suspension of the Ivory coast Football federation’s election after the body disqualified the former Chelsea striker from the elections. FIF’s threw away …

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