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WHAT an irony! That we live in a city that is surrounded by water yet we find it extremely difficult to get potable water for drinking and other domestic uses. There has been no water supply to the residents of Agboyi –ketu and its environs for almost 2 weeks now, …

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COVID-19: WHO Temporarily Suspends Chloroquine Trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a “temporary pause” in its solidarity trial on the use of hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Tedros Ghebreyesus, the WHO director-general, made the announcement at a media briefing as he cited the study published by The Lancet, which had examined the effects …

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FG Discovers Over 150 Illegal Deals in Abba Kyari’s Office

A wave of apprehension is sweeping through Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as President Muhammadu Buhari begins a probe into the office of the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari. The investigation may lead to all appointments and approvals made by Kyari without Buhari’s permission being cancelled. This is as …

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US Rejects AfDB Exoneration of Adesina, Calls For Independent Probe

The United States Department of Treasury has called for an independent probe of allegations levelled against Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Bloomberg reports that Steven Mnuchin, US treasury secretary, rejected the findings of an investigation by the AfDB ethics board which exonerated Adesina of allegations of …

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Eid-el-Fitri: Buhari Urges Muslims To Keep Up Spirits In Spite of Coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. Buhari made the call during his sallah message to Muslims on the occasion of the eid-el Fitri celebration. According to him the virus caught the world off guard, and has put a damper …

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Retired Supreme Court Justice, Karibi-Whyte is Dead

Retired Supreme Court Justice and erudite Professor of Law, the Honourable Justice Adolphus Godwin Karibi-Whyte has died at the age of 88, friends and family sources said Friday. More to follow…

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Yoruba Group Formed to Boost Agriculture, Housing, Others

A new group, Oranmiyan Dynasty Organisation (ODORG), has been formed to revamp the dwindling agricultural feat of the south west Nigeria as well as provide low cost housing for sundry disadvantaged Nigerians, yearning for shelter. The group, it was learnt, would also delve into the health and educational sectors of …

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Buhari To Observe Eid-el-Fitri With Family At Home

President Muhammed Buhari says he will be observing his Eid-el-Fitri celebration at home with his family due to social distance measures put in place to stop the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Buhari will also not receive any visitors during the celebration. This was made known in a statement issued by …

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COVID-19: Labour/CSO Situation Room Committee Inaugurated

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a blow on citizens, businesses and revenue in virtually all the states in Nigeria. The toll on workers as the pandemic escalates is best imagined. These disastrous fallouts has forced the leadership of labour in the country to establish a situation room comprising of its …

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FG Declares Monday, Tuesday As Public Holidays To Mark Eid Al-Fitr

The Nigerian  Government has declared Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May, 2020 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid al-Fitr Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this in a statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, on Thursday. Aregbesola felicitated with all …

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