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The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, has visited soldiers in the North East to get a first hand information on the ambush by terrorists on troops on March 22.

Army Day: General Buratai inaugurates projects nationwide

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has inaugurated several projects across the eight divisions of Nigerian Army nationwide in commemoration of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2020.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Imo publishes eight names involved in N330 million pension fraud

The Imo State government yesterday made public of its findings in the payroll system regarding pension fraud which involved eight persons said to be receiving N330 million annually as a pension.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest couple operating babies factory, using a church in Rivers

A couple, Chidi and Maureen Martins, allegedly running a Baby factory at a church in the Rumuolumeli in Obio-Akpor local Government area of Rivers State, have been arrested by the Rivers Police Command.
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PDP alleges plot to ‘derail’ Edo guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged plots by the All Progressives Congress to use the trio of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to derail the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Nigeria’s discharged coronavirus patients exceed 10,000

“The 790 new cases are reported from 21 states- Delta (166), Lagos (120), Enugu (66), FCT (65), Edo (60), Ogun (43), Kano (41), Kaduna (39), Ondo (33), Rivers (32), Bayelsa (29), Katsina (21), Imo (20), Kwara (18), Oyo (11), Abia (10), Benue (6), Gombe (4), Yobe (2), Bauchi (2), Kebbi (2).
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Edo guber: Governor Ganduje heads 49-member APC campaign council

The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Uche Nwosu’s Supreme Court fate awaits Governor Obaseki, deputy – APC chieftain

A former state Publicity Secretary of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Godwin Erahon, yesterday, warned the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, to be wary of the fate of the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) political party in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, in recent Supreme Court judgment.
The Kano State Government says it has conducted 4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Nigeria records 15,839 new coronavirus cases, 317 deaths in 30 days

Nigeria has recorded a cumulative total of 15,839 new confirmed COVID-19 cases which is a 160 per cent increase between 30th of May and 30th of June, 2020, according to the latest situation update released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
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 records 17 deaths, 561 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694.

Market women, others dare Imo government over fresh coronavirus measures

Some market men and women in Imo State have vowed not to obey the fresh lockdown ordered by the government. The new lockdown is expected to take effect from Monday, 29 as instructed by the Governor to stop further spread of coronavirus in the state.
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.

NCDC speaks on use of face shields, virus cases hit 24,077

As total infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.
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Nigeria records 649 new coronavirus cases, as total infection hits 22,020

Nigeria has recorded 649 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the total number of infections in the country, as at June 24, to 22,020. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Wednesday through its official Twitter handle.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari presides over APC emergency NEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Edo guber: APC primary election committee submits report to NWC

The Primary Election Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) headed by Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo, has submitted its report, confirming Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the party’s flag bearer for the Sept. 19, governorship election in Edo.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria confirms 453 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed four hundred and fifty-two, 452, cases of coronavirus.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

13 Imo lawmakers test positive for coronavirus

The new cases were confirmed barely six days after a lawmaker, whose identity was not released, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the state.
Announcing the new development, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country on Thursday, recorded 193 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 5,162.

Nigeria records 675 new coronavirus cases, total now 20,919

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic continues unabated as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed 675 new cases.

Edo guber: Osagie Ize-Iyamu emerges APC candidate

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Monday emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 2020 election.

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