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Lagos conducts over 55,000 coronavirus tests

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said Lagos State had tested a total of 55,152 samples for COVID-19 pandemic as at July 14.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

FAAN berates former Zamfara governor for violating airport protocols

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday condemned the conduct of a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari.

NCC resolves 98 percent consumer complaints in 15 months

Ninety eight per cent (98%) of the total service-related complaints received from telecoms consumers within a 15-month period, spanning January 2019 to April 2020, have been successfully resolved, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said in a report.

FRSC warns park operators, commuters against violating coronavirus protocols

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned motor park operators against granting entry or access to passengers not abiding by COVID-19 Safety Protocol in their various parks.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest another couple in Enugu for causing grievous harm to daughter

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement on Tuesday that the couple was arrested on July 12, in Okwojo village in Ngwo community in Udi Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo will help Abia Warriors challenge for titles – Inyama

Chairman of Abia Warriors Pastor Emeka Inyama says the arrival of coach Imama Amapakabo will help the club to challenge for honors next season.
The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has empowered three of its freed inmates with vocational training and tools to enable them make a difference in the society.

Correctional service empowers three freed inmates with training, tools

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has empowered three of its freed inmates with vocational training and tools to enable them make a difference in the society.
The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Victor Ikpeba hails Rangers for honouring deceased striker

Former Super Eagles striker Victor Nosa Ikpeba has heaped praises on the management of Nigeria professional football league side Rangers international of Enugu for how they honor deceased striker Ifeanyi George.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 31,987 with 664 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the country recorded 664 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 31,987.

FRSC confirm 1 dead as tipper rams into tricycle in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed the death of a tricycle rider in an accident involving a tipper and a tricycle at Kwata Junction, on Awka-Enugu expressway.
The Chairman of the Foundation’s Board, Dr Chiwuike Newington Uba, gave the advice in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu.

Revised budget: Group urges Nigerian government to ensure high performance

An NGO, the Amaka Chiwuike Uba Foundation (ACUF), has urged the Federal Government to lay emphasis on credibility and high performance of the 2020 Revised Budget as a catalyst for infrastructure development.
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Rains: Enugu suspends fixing of potholes

The Enugu State Government has suspended the ongoing fixing of potholes in the urban metropolis of the state due to frequent rainfall.

Oil marketers seek establishment of tanker terminal in Anambra

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have called for the establishment of a tanker terminal in Anambra.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

POCACOV lauds Senate for passing Sexual Harassment Bill

The Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) has lauded the Senate for passing the Sexual Harassment Bill for the protection of Nigerian women and girls from sexual predators.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC arrest suspected human trafficker in Enugu

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Enugu has arrested a suspected human trafficker, Mrs Okafor Chioma, who specialise in recruiting under-aged girls to run prostitution cartel.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases exceed 30,000 with 460 new cases

Nigeria has now recorded over 30,000 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 following the confirmation of 460 new cases on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Enugu records 13 new coronavirus cases, total now 431

Enugu State on Thursday recorded 13 new case of COVID-19 which brings the total cases to 431, with 256 patients discharged.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: We’ll flush out criminals in South East soonest

Inspector-General of Police [IGP], Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, vowed to flush out every single criminal element operating in any part of the South East zone within the shortest possible time.

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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake coronavirus results

A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested Wednesday while trying to flee to India in a burqa, police said.
Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has hinted that he will look to bring in midfield reinforcements after that area of his team was exposed in Sunday’s defeat to Wolves.

Carlo Ancelotti plans to overhaul Everton’s midfield

Everton manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has hinted that he will look to bring in midfield reinforcements after that area of his team was exposed in Sunday’s defeat to Wolves.

Kwara Assembly sets up committee to probe local councils finances

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Wednesday set up a committee to probe the finances of the sixteen local government councils in the state.
Tunisia's Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh has announced that a lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus will be extended to 3 May before it is progressively eased.

Tunisia premier resigns after political row – report

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned on Wednesday, according to two official sources who did not want to be named, after a row with the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Edo guber: AA, LP, ADC substitute candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, said three political parties substituted their candidates ealier nominated for Edo governorship election, scheduled for Sept. 19.