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  • Nigeria records 1,145 new COVID-19 infections

    Nigeria records 1,145 new COVID-19 infections0

    for the first time since the pandemic, crossed 1,000 daily COVID-19 infections with 1,145 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease and one death. Last Wednesday, December, 16, the country had recorded a total of 930 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the second-highest daily infections since the existence of the pandemic. The country also on December 11,

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  • SIM registration: FG cancels NIN retrieval fee

    SIM registration: FG cancels NIN retrieval fee0

    The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission and the National Identity Management Commission to remove the N20 USSD fee imposed on subscribers for National Identification Number retrieval requests. The NCC had recently asked telecommunication service providers to block SIM cards not registered with NIN after two weeks.

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  • Katsina schoolboys: Ezekwesili seeks abducted Chibok, Dapchi girls’ release

    Katsina schoolboys: Ezekwesili seeks abducted Chibok, Dapchi girls’ release0

      A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has renewed her demand for the release of schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok and Dapchi after 344 abducted Katsina schoolboys were freed on Thursday. The PUNCH reports that hundreds of schoolgirls were kidnapped in Chibok and Dapchi in 2014 and 2018 respectively. Though the terrorists later returned more

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  • One dead in Akwa Ibom fire accident

    One dead in Akwa Ibom fire accident0

      An employee of ExxonMobil has been confirmed dead and another injured in a gas flaring accident that occurred at the processing unit of the Qua Iboe Terminal In the Ibeno Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. It was gathered that the incident occurred on December 13, 2020, when the victims both supervisors at

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