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COVID-19 Puts Businesses on Death Row Photo

COVID-19 Puts Businesses on Death Row

COVID-19 Puts Businesses on Death Row

The victims of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic are not just those in the cemetery or the hopefuls at the intensive care units, hospital wards or isolation centres. They include the rest of humanity, legion of those who do not yet know their status. They include those whose future have become uncertain, particularly because they have

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N118bn Unlawful Withdrawals: Rivers State Insists on Not Releasing Officials to EFCC

Rivers State Government has insisted that it would not release any government official to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for any investigation. The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim, said apart from the fact that the state government would not submit to a media trial of its officials by the EFCC, there

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Armed Forces Scavenging for Funds to Battle Insurgency – Ali Ndume

…Says lack of funds hindering war. Buratai to remain in North-east till Boko Haram is defeated. Northern governors dodging responsibilities towards almajirai. Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Army, Mohammed Ali Ndume, has lamented how dearth of operational funds is slowing down the war against insurgency in the North-east. Ndume also disclosed that the

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Eid-el-Fitr Celebration: Okowa, Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Greet Muslims, Urge Spirit of Love, Sacrifice, Unity to Continue

As Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, some political leaders have in their messages of felicitation underscored the need to continue in the spirit of sacrifice, peace, love and unity which they exhibited during the period of the 30-day Ramadan fast. Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, urged Muslim faithful in

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Ordinarily, it would have been thumbs up for Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and two others – Pascal Obi, Chairman, House Committee on Health Institutions, and Tanko Sununu, Chairman of the Committee on Health Services – who co-sponsored the now contentious Infectious Diseases Control Bill for their initiative and thoughtfulness. Their intentions

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Hungarian-Trained-Nigerian-Doctor’s Cure for Covid-19 Claim

A Port Harcourt-based diabetologist, Cornelius Ngochindo, has made a claim to discovering a medication that can prevent and cure the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19. Ngochindo, who was trained in Hungary, said he has already approached the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, to approve the medication got from scientific sources so that

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I will resist imposition of candidate says Imasuangbon, first Edo guber aspirant to pick nomination form

Kenneth Imasuangbon, lawyer and educationist, has emerged the first aspirant in Edo State to pick a governorship nomination form to contest for the number one elective office in the state. Imasuangbon, an aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who would be slugging it out with four other aspirants who have openly

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Edo 2020: Oshiomhole’s APC Faction Alerts INEC of Alleged Plot by Obaseki to Manipulate COVID-19 Figures to Frustrate Party Primary

The faction of Edo State Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, has alerted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of a sinister plot by the state governor, Godwin Obaseki to scuttle the party’s primary election scheduled for June 22, 2020, with inflated cases

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