Breaking: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases

Breaking: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases Of COVID-19   On Saturday, Nigeria recorded 779 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected persons to 24,077. This was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet via its official handle. Lagos has the highest number of 285 followed by Rivers with 68 and FCT and Edo with 60 each. The total number of discharged patients stands at 8625 while 558 deaths have been recorded. See the full breakdown by states below; 779 new cases of…

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Obaseki Receives Certificate of Return in Abuja

Certificate of Return

Obaseki Receives Certificate of Return in Abuja     Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has received his Certificate of Return from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The certificate was issued on Saturday by the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Secondus also presented the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) nomination form to the governor. See Photos Below: PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus presents the Certificate of Return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki on June 27, 2020. Credit:…

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Reps Tackles DSTV Over High Tariff, Calls For Pay-As-You-Go Subscription

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Reps Tackles DSTV Over High Tariff, Calls For Pay-As-You-Go Subscription     A house of representatives committee has insisted that cable and satellite television service providers in the country must introduce a Pay-As-You-Go  (PAYG) subscription plan for customers. The house ad hoc committee, which is investigating service providers over their high tariffs, said the pay-per-view plan is to address the yearnings of Nigerians. The house had in March resolved to investigate complaints about high tariffs and monopolised bouquets on the cable subscription service. The green chamber is specifically probing the…

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Ikeja Electric To Commence Implementation Of New Tariff July 1

Ikeja Electric

Ikeja Electric Begins Implementation Of New Tariff July 1     Ikeja Electric Plc on Friday said it would begin implementation of its revised electricity tariff from July 1. The electricity distribution company made the announcement in a statement signed by its Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Felix Ofulue. Ofulue said the Ikeja Electric Plc’s new tariffs, which are service reflective, are end-user rates to be paid for electricity based on the level of service (including availability and reliability) provided to a cluster of customers. He said: “This is in…

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55 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

55 More COVID-19 Patients

55 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos     Fifty-five more persons have recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos, bringing the total number of successfully managed and discharged in the state to 1,419. The Ministry of Health confirmed this on Saturday, saying all recovered patients have been discharged from isolation centers to reunite with society. “Today, 55 fully recovered #COVID19LAGOSpatients; 16 females & 39 males including 16 foreign nationals were discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society. “The patients; 14 from Onikan, 5 from Gbagada, 5 from mainland…

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Ighalo Scores As Man Utd Edge 10-Man Norwich To Reach FA Cup Semi-Finals

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Ighalo Scores As Man Utd Edge 10-Man Norwich To Reach FA Cup Semi-Finals     Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Manchester United’s strength in depth will be crucial to their bid to win the FA Cup after they moved into the semi-finals with a 2-1 win over 10-man Norwich on Saturday. Solskjaer’s side had to work hard for their last-four place as Harry Maguire won it late in extra time at Carrow Road. Odion Ighalo’s opener was cancelled out by Norwich’s Todd Cantwell, but Canaries defender Timm Klose was sent off…

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Oshiomhole Accepts Dissolution Of APC NWC In Good Fate

Dissolution Of APC NWC

Oshiomhole Accepts Dissolution Of APC NWC In Good Fate     The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the dissolution of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC). Briefing journalists on Saturday in Abuja, the ex-chairman said he has formally accepted the dissolution of the party’s NWC under his leadership. Oshiomhole, however, pledged his loyalty to the ruling party, saying that his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari remains unshaken. According to him, the real test of his loyalty is not when things are…

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Crimestoppers Announce £10k Reward for Anyone with Useful Information about Killer of Alexander Kareem, BBNaija Khafi’s Brother

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Crimestoppers Announce £10k Reward for Anyone with Useful Information about Killer of Alexander Kareem, BBNaija Khafi’s Brother     Police investigating the murder of Alexander Kareem, the younger brother of BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem, have made a renewed appeal for information as Crimestoppers announced a £10,000 reward for anyone with any useful information. Alexander, 20, was shot dead on June 8 close to his family house in Shepherd’s Bush, West London. He was said to have been walking back home from a convenience store when he was shot by a yet-to-be-identified person. Witnesses…

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Ajimobi For Burial Tomorrow In Ibadan

Ajimobi Buried

Ajimobi For Burial Tomorrow In Ibadan       The burial of the late National Deputy Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abiola Ajimobi will hold tomorrow, Sunday in Ibadan. This was confirmed by the family of the ex-Oyo governor. In a statement issued by Ajimobi’s media aide, Bolaji Tunji, the family fixed the burial date after consulting with the governments of Lagos and Oyo States. The body of the former APC chieftain will be interred at the Senator Ishaq Abiola Ajimobi Central Mosque, Ibadan in accordance with Islamic…

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“It Was A Terrible Experience,” Peter Okoye Reveals After Himself, Wife And Daughter Tested Positive For COVID-19

Peter Okoye

“It Was A Terrible Experience,” Peter Okoye Reveals After Himself, Wife And Daughter Tested Positive For COVID-19     Singer, Peter Okoye, this afternoon disclosed that he and his family – wife, Lola, and their daughter Aliona, tested positive for COVID-19. However, they are all negative now. In a video he posted online, Peter said he was the one who first tested positive with the virus. “For the past three weeks, I have been ill and most people didn’t even know what was wrong with me. I kept it to…

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