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Mr Yakubu Chocho, Acting Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau, says all is now set for the state congress to elect new leaders of the party in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reiterated that there is no specific cure for COVID-19, adding however that some trial drugs showed promising results, but were yet to be validated for use.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 288 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, which brought the total number of infections to 44,129.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned motorists against insisting on their right of way because such moves do lead to accidents on major roads in the country.
Police Inspector Peter Ibah who accused of raping a 23 years old widow after arresting her for not wearing a face mask and three of his colleagues has been arrested and are undergoing investigation by the detectives of Rivers State Command over the allegation.
Ondo state government has banned all forms of social or public gathering during the Eid-el Kabir celebration in the State.
The Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Registrars of Private Universities, Prof. Timothy Olagbemiro, has said private universities are ready to resume.
According to him, National Association of Transport Owners (NARTO), the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW), student unions, markets associations, among others will benefit from the exercise.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, has directed the cancellation of all festivities that would take place during the forthcoming Eid-el Kabir Sallah celebrations across all the eight emirates of the State.
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of South West Geo-political Zone, Leye Oyebade, has advised officers to key into the community policing initiative in order to reduce crime in the country.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has warned security operatives not to harass or extort money from the public under the guise of enforcing compulsory use of face mask.
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 Federal Government has expressed concern over the high rate of positive cases of the coronavirus disease, especially among top government officials.
As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”
The Federal government yesterday warned top government officials and Very Important Persons, VIPs, not to approach airport terminals with their aides or personal assistants, saying such privileges will no longer be entertained once the operation of domestic flights commences tomorrow.
TikTok is establishing new moderation policies today to better protect its platform against misinformation, election interference, and other forms of manipulative content ahead of the 2020 election. The company, which is currently embroiled in an unprecedented acquisition negotiation with Microsoft following threats of a US ban, says it now explicitly bans deepfakes. Deepfakes are artificial intelligence-powered manipulations of audio and video designed to mislead people about something someone may have done or said.
Super Eagles star Sylvester Igboun has joined Russian club Dynamo Moscow on a two-year permanent deal.
Contrary to the reports making the rounds in Enugu State that secondary schools will resume for exit classes in the state on the 4th of August, the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, has said that students are to resume on the 7th while teachers will resume on the earlier agreed date.
At least 306 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned home, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has said.
This is as the latest coronavirus relief package stalled in Congress and U.S. yields sank on the prospect that further monetary easing might be needed to support the economy.
The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he will not report his predecessor and friend of over 40 years, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission because of political differences.
The Nasarawa State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Tuesday, condemned the attack and brutal killing of its former treasurer, Benjamin Ekom, by unknown gunmen at his residence in Washo village, Nassarawa-Eggon Local Government Area (LGA), of the state.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will be focus in its determination to rout out remnants of Boko Haram insurgents hibernating the northeast region.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Reverend Yakubu Pam, has said that part of his agenda in the office is to redeem the image of Nigeria Internationally which has been dented by pilgrims who absconded during pilgrimages.