Ogun Suspends Planned Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Over Rise In COVID-19 Cases

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Ogun Suspends Planned Reopening Of Churches, Mosques Over Rise In COVID-19 Cases       The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday announced the suspension of the planned reopening of churches and mosques across the state. The Governor said the suspension became imperative in the face of the rise in the community transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the state. Religious centres were earlier scheduled to reopen today, Friday. The governor made the declaration while briefing journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital. Abiodun, in his address, announced that the current ease of lockdown…

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Lord Of The Rings Star, Sir Ian Holm Dies Aged 88

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Stage and film actor Sir Ian Holm, who played Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings films, has died aged 88. Sir Ian, Oscar-nominated as Olympic running coach Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire, also played the android Ash in 1979’s Alien. “It is with great sadness we can confirm that the actor Sir Ian Holm CBE passed away this morning at the age of 88,” his agent said in a statement. “He died peacefully in hospital with his family and carer,” he added. His illness was Parkinson’s-related, his agent…

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Malala Yousafzai Graduates From Oxford University

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Malala Yousafzai Graduates From Oxford University     Human rights campaigner, Malala Yousafzai, has expressed her “joy and gratitude” after completing her degree at Oxford University. The 22-year-old Pakistani activist, who survived a shot to the head by Taliban soldiers, studied politics, philosophy, and economics. “Hard to express my joy and gratitude right now as I completed my Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree at Oxford. I don’t know what’s ahead. For now, it will be Netflix, reading and sleep,” she tweeted. Ms Yousafzai who became the youngest person ever to…

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Mouka, NSP Advocate Quality Sleep To Boost Immune System Against COVID-19

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Mouka, NSP Advocate Quality Sleep To Boost Immune System Against COVID-19 As the country and the world wakes up to the present reality of life with coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Mouka in collaboration with the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy (NSP), has urged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of quality sleep which helps in boosting the immune system against diseases. The partnership on a healthy sleep culture came on the heels of the advocacy by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and health institutions across the globe, that people should live a healthy…

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AMCON Takes Over Assets Of Doggi Group Limited In Asokoro, Katampe Hills Abuja Over N440million Debt

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AMCON Takes Over Assets Of Doggi Group Limited In Asokoro, Katampe Hills Abuja Over N440million Debt     Following the order of Honourable Justice A.I. Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja division, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over assets belonging to Alhaji Umaru Baba Abdullahi, the Chief Promoter of Doggi Group Limited over an indebtedness of over N440million. Justice Chikere gave the order on June 5, 2020. In compliance to the enforcement order, AMCON on Thursday June 18, 2020, took effective possession of the two properties through…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP       The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has officially joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor who dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, picked up his PDP membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital today. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader in the state following his defection. Obaseki also reiterated his commitment to providing what he described as quality leaders, adding that he is ready to lead…

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Gov Umahi Shuts Courts As Ebonyi Records First COVID-19 Death

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Gov Umahi Shuts Courts As Ebonyi Records First COVID-19 Death       Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has ordered that all courts be shut immediately. He gave the directive in a broadcast on Friday. The governor announced that Ebonyi has recorded its first COVID-19 death. He described the development as regrettable and saddening. Umahi ordered all staff of the Judiciary in the state to go for COVID-19 testing. On Thursday, Ebonyi recorded 72 new cases of coronavirus.       Source: Daily Post

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Alleged Mass Sack: Dangote Group Yet To Address Allegation After 48 Hours

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Alleged Mass Sack: Dangote Group Yet To Address Allegation After 48 Hours     One of the companies owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, Dangote Cement PLC  is alleged to have sacked not less than 3,000 of its workers unjustly. Our source revealed that one of the workers affected who until his dismissal was a senior officer, said himself and former colleagues were sacked from both the Obajana (Kogi state) and Ibese (Ogun state) stations on Monday. The former staff, who spoke on the condition of anonymity said they were…

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