• Dubai welcomes tourists from July 7

    Dubai welcomes tourists from July 70

    The United Arab Emirates(UAE) has announced it would allow tourists back into its major tourist destination, Dubai from July 7 after more than three-month closure to contain coronavirus. Tourists are however required to present recent COVID-19 negative certificate or undergo testing at Dubai airports with those testing positive to observe 14-day isolation. According to Emirate’s

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  • Ibidun Ighodalo: Former beauty queen and wife of popular Lagos pastor dies of suspected heart attack

    Ibidun Ighodalo: Former beauty queen and wife of popular Lagos pastor dies of suspected heart attack0

    Ibidun Ighodalo: Former beauty queen and wife of popular Lagos pastor dies of suspected heart attack Ibidun Ighodalo died just before her 40th birthday which would have been on Sunday, July 19. Ibidun Ighodalo died on Sunday, July 14 The family of popular Lagos pastor Ituah Ighodalo of the Trinity House Church has been thrown

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  • Three dead, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crashes

    Three dead, 14 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crashes0

    Three persons lost their lives, while 14 others sustained varying degrees of injury in two separate crashes on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The two crashes, which occurred in Ogere and Mowe areas of the Remo-North and Obafemi-Owode local government areas of Ogun State, involved 29 persons. The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State Command,

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  • Church reopening: CAN holds virtual meeting today

    Church reopening: CAN holds virtual meeting today0

    The Christian Association of Nigeria would hold a virtual meeting with Christian leaders on Wednesday to review guidelines, which would prevent the spread of COVID-19 in churches after the reopening of worship centres in the country. The PUNCH has learnt. The apex Christian group in the country said the guidelines would be submitted to the

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  • Gov election: We’ve yet to decide mode of Ondo primaries, says APC

    Gov election: We’ve yet to decide mode of Ondo primaries, says APC0

    John Ameh and PETER DADA The All Progressives Congress has yet to take a final decision on the mode of primaries to adopt in picking its Ondo State governorship candidate, Sunday . One of our correspondents gathered in Abuja, on Saturday, that the meeting of the National Working Committee of the party held in Abuja,

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  • Kano, Katsina, Borno Muslims shun Sultan, PTF, storm prayer grounds

    Kano, Katsina, Borno Muslims shun Sultan, PTF, storm prayer grounds0

      Muslims in Kano, Katsina, Borno, Zamfara and Bauchi states on Sunday shunned a directive of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, which stated that there should be no large gatherings at Eid prayers. Our correspondents, who monitored prayer grounds in the states, observed that there were

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