• 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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  • AAUA workers allegedly demand pounded yam to supervise students

    AAUA workers allegedly demand pounded yam to supervise students0

    THE management of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Akoko, Ondo State, has said it would investigate the allegation that some members of staff of the institution were fond of demanding bribe before attending to postgraduate students of the university. The AAUA Alumni Association had alleged that some employees of the institution would always demand specific

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  • Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients

    Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients0

    Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday disclosed that 21 more COVID-19 patients; 4 females and 17 males, all Nigerians, had been discharged from the state isolation centres. He said the patients were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive test readings. “With this, the total number of cases successfully managed

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  • NNPC filling station inferno claims 30 vehicles – LASEMA

    NNPC filling station inferno claims 30 vehicles – LASEMA0

    The Director-General, Lagos Stat e Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, on Tuesday said the fire outbreak at Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos, has destroyed 30 vehicles. The filling station is located at YayaYaya Abatan bus Stop, off College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. Oke-Osanyintolu said this in

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  • I tested positive for coronavirus, says immigration boss, Babandede

    I tested positive for coronavirus, says immigration boss, Babandede0

    The Comptroller-General of Immigration,  Muhammed Babandede, has tested positive for coronavirus. The CG, who disclosed this in a WhatsApp message to our correspondent this morning, explained that he is already on self-isolation since he returned from the United Kingdom on March 22. NAN later called him on phone and Babandede confirmed the development. He stated,

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  • Fire guts Anambra building materials market

    Fire guts Anambra building materials market0

      Fire fighters at the scene of the Anambra market fire Fire in the early hours of Wednesday razed the Building materials market, Ogidi, in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The inferno, it was gathered, began around 4am It was said to have emanated from an articulated vehicle parked inside the

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