MINISTER MOURNS PASSING OF CHIEF OF STAFF TO KWARA GOVERNOR

  The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki, has conveyed her deepest sympathy to the family of late Chief of Staff to the Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Adisa Aminu Logun over the passing away of their loved one. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of State also commiserated with His Royal Highness, the Emir of ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, as well as the Ilorin Emirate in particular and the State at large for this irreplaceable loss. “May Almighty Allah shower His…

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EXPLOSION ROCKS NNPC FACILITY, 7 KILLED

An explosion on Oil Mining Lease 40 operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company has killed seven workers, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced on Wednesday. NPDC is the flagship subsidiary of NNPC. The explosion occurred on Tuesday at the petroleum company’s Benin River Valve Station. The Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, NNPC, Kennie Obateru, said the BRVS explosion happened at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by NPDC. He disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja entitled “NNPC Reports Explosion at NPDC’s Benin River Valve Station.” Obateru said,…

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PLATEAU COVID-19 TEAM MAKES HEADWAY IN SEARCH FOR CURE FOR DISEASE

Plateau Covid 19 team makes headway The Plateau State Covid 19 team set up by Governor Simon Bako Lalong may have made a head way towards finding a cure to the pandemic ravaging the world. The Committee headed by Noel Newman Wannang, a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Jos, who is also the Director, General Studies of the University and the Secretary General of West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) disclosed this on Tuesday July 7, 2020, said the drugs may be the antidote to Covid 19.…

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HOW NIGERIANS ARE DYING OF OTHER ILLNESSES BECAUSE OF COVID-19

As the federal and state governments pay attention to the battle against COVID-19, a lot of Nigerians are dying of other illnesses. GABRIEL OGUNJOBI sheds light on this development. “Social distancing, please!” he warned, gesturing in a manner to remind his potential patients about one of the most iterated COVID-19 safety precautions. “I also have a family and can’t afford to contract the virus,” the doctor at the Lagos state University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, added. This doctor, like many others in the country, is daily confronted with the quandary of attending to…

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TB JOSHUA OFFERS TO HEAL COVID-19 PATIENTS

By Robert Egbe General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations ((SCOAN) Pastor Temitope (TB) Joshua Wednesday offered to virtually pray for COVID-19 patients in isolation centres around the world. The cleric, in an announcement on SCOAN’s YouTube channel Emmanuel TV, urged government and medical authorities to “organise those who are in isolation” and “arrange how to connect them to us on Emmanuel TV”. “The blessing of Jesus is for those who knock and ask,” the announcement began. “In whatever way you support to make this happen, we are…

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MAGU’S FALL AND THE LIES BUHARI TOLD NIGERIANS ABOUT ANTI-CORRUPTION -DAILY TRUST

The last 48 hours have been rather exciting in the newsroom. The irony of the Economic and Financial Crime boss, Ibrahim Magu’s travail has a rather tragi-comic element to it. To Ibrahim Magu: May your road be rough Magu: Nobody above scrutiny — Presidency Nigeria’s anti-corruption alpha dog allegedly caught with his snout in the soup pot is the stuff playwrights dream of. The import of this unfolding event has far greater ramifications than most realise. It is not the fact that President Muhammadu’s Buhari’s anti-corruption campaign is working, as…

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COVID-19 SCARE IN NASS: REPS MINORITY MEMBER URGES MEMBERS TO GO FOR TESTS AS HE REVEALS RESULTS OF HIS FAMILY, 11 DOMESTIC STAFF

  COVID-19 scare at Reps : Minority leader, Elumelu, urges members to go for test ……….as family members, 11 domestic Staff test negative Amidst COVID-19 scare in the House House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the House, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu {PDP- Delta State) on Wednesday made Public the results of the test conducted on him, household and domestic Staff for the deadly virus in which all tested negative According to a statement made available to news men in Abuja which was personally signed by the law maker, the test…

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HOW TRUMP HIRED IMPERSONATOR TO TAKE EXAMS.FOR HIM, NIECE REVEALS IN YET-TO-BE-RELEASED BOOK

The United States President, Donald Trump, paid his way out of high school, hiring someone else to take an aptitude test for him, his niece, Mary Trump, reveals. Mary, in her forthcoming book- ‘Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man’, claimed Mr Trump did not write the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) himself. Ms Trump’s book is set to be released next week and be up for sale by Tuesday. According to a copy of book obtained by Washington Post, Mr Trump paid someone to take the…

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OVER 30,000 NIGERIAN PARTICIPATE ON BBNAIJA SEASON 5 AUDITIONING AS HOUSEMATES ARE QUARANTINED AGAINST JULY 19 PREMIERE

Over 30,000 Nigerians have participated in the #BBNaija season 5 audition which was held online due to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBNaija season 5 is set to premiere on Sunday, July 19. This was revealed in a statement by Multichoice Nigeria, the organizers of the reality TV show “Due to the restrictions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, this season held online auditions with a record 30,000+ Nigerians participating” The organizers also disclosed that this is the highest number of auditions they have ever received in the history of the show.…

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ALL PREVIOUS ACTIONS TAKEN ABOUT RECRUITMENT OF 774,000 NIGERIANS ARE NULL AND VOID SAYS SENATE PRESIDENT

Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan Senate President Ahmed Lawan, on Tuesday, said all previous actions carried out on the planned recruitment of 774,000 persons for the Special Public Works Programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria were null and void. He spoke in Abuja while receiving a government’s delegation led by the Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Chris Ngige, who apologised over the last Tuesday’s disagreement the Minister of State for Labour Festus Keyamo had with members of National Assembly joint committees on Labour over the membership of the 20-man selection…

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