First Anniversary Of Buhari’s Second Term Will Be Marked Low-Key, Says Presidency

  The Presidency has revealed that the first anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term will be marked low-keyed. According to a statement by the President’s special aide, Mr Garba Shehu, narratives of the government’s achievements over the past five years which would normally have been showcased by Ministers and the Party, will go digital. … Continue reading First Anniversary Of Buhari’s Second Term Will Be Marked Low-Key, Says Presidency

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More Than 300 Chinese Nationals Evacuated From Nigeria

  China has evacuated 325 of its citizens from Nigeria via an Air Peace flight that was scheduled to depart at 10:05 pm on Thursday. The plane is headed for Shanghai. France, the UK, and the US are among the countries that have also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria since the beginning of the COVID-19 … Continue reading More Than 300 Chinese Nationals Evacuated From Nigeria

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Cyprus To Pay Medical Bill If Tourists Catch Coronavirus

Cyprus hopes to attract tourists after its coronavirus lockdown by paying the medical costs of anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 while holidaying on the island, officials said on Wednesday. The plan was outlined in a letter to tour operators and airlines detailing the measures Cyprus is taking to ensure the safety of its tourism sector. The letter was … Continue reading Cyprus To Pay Medical Bill If Tourists Catch Coronavirus

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NDDC Shuts Down Operations Over Suspected COVID-19 Outbreak

The management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has approved the shutting down of the commission for two weeks over the suspected outbreak of Coronavirus. This takes effect from Thursday, 28th May 2020. The commission in a memo signed by one of its official, Silas Anyanwu, on behalf of management said all activities in the … Continue reading NDDC Shuts Down Operations Over Suspected COVID-19 Outbreak

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Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants

  President Donald Trump issued an executive order Thursday seeking to strip social media giants like Twitter of legal immunity for content they publish. If this was enacted, the likes of Twitter and Facebook would become open to lawsuits and greatly increased government regulation. Trump — angered this week by Twitter’s tagging of one of … Continue reading Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media Giants

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Italy’s Serie A To Resume On June 20

Italy’s Serie A can resume on June 20 after a three-month absence in a country hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said on Thursday. “The Technical and Scientific Committee gave its agreement on the protocol and the federation assured me that it had a Plan B and a Plan C,” Spadafora said after … Continue reading Italy’s Serie A To Resume On June 20

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IGP Redeploys Police Commissioners In Edo, Oyo And Nine Other States

  The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of eleven Commissioners including those in Edo, Ondo and Oyo State.  This is according to a communique by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba. READ ALSO: Police Rescue 12 Kidnap Victims In Zamfara “The IGP has ordered the immediate posting/redeployment of the … Continue reading IGP Redeploys Police Commissioners In Edo, Oyo And Nine Other States

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Abuja Court Affirms INEC’s Power To Deregister Political Parties

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has affirmed the power of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provisions of the law particularly section 225[a] of the 1999 constitution as amended. In a judgment delivered on Thursday by Justice Taiwo Taiwo, the court insists … Continue reading Abuja Court Affirms INEC’s Power To Deregister Political Parties

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Russian Journalist Jailed For 15 Days, Supporters Detained

  Russian authorities on Thursday sentenced prominent reporter and activist Ilya Azar to 15 days in prison and detained several journalists who rallied in his support. Azar’s arrest sparked outrage among his allies and rights activists who said it was dangerous to keep the journalist in jail for two weeks during the coronavirus epidemic. Azar, a … Continue reading Russian Journalist Jailed For 15 Days, Supporters Detained

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Adamawa Records Three COVID-19 Deaths

  The Adamawa State government on Wednesday announced that three patients have died in the state from Coronavirus complications. The State Commissioner for Health, Abdulai Isa, disclosed this while giving an update on COVID-19 in the state. He, however, expressed fear over the rate of community transmission in the state and appealed to residents of … Continue reading Adamawa Records Three COVID-19 Deaths

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