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The Sorry State Of Nigeria’s Judiciary Among Others Makes The Battle Cry For A Revolution Inevitable By Francis Adewale

The Sorry State Of Nigeria’s Judiciary Among Others Makes The Battle Cry For A Revolution Inevitable By Francis Adewale

Lawyers “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.”                                               – Pr... »

Nigeria Records 386 New Cases Of Coronavirus

Nigeria Records 386 New Cases Of Coronavirus

COVID-19 Test Nigeria has recorded 386 new Coronavirus cases, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. In a post on Twitter on Friday evening, the agency said, “176-Lagos, 65-Kano, 31-Katsina, 20-FCT, 17-Borno, 15-Bauchi, 14-Nasarawa, 13-Ogun, 10-Plateau, 4-Oyo, 4-Sokoto, 4-Rivers, 3-Kaduna, 2-Edo, 2-Ebonyi, 2-Ondo, 1-Enugu, 1-Imo, 1-Gombe, 1-Osun.  COVID-19 Test Google &ldq... »

COVID-19: Media Group Calls For Increased Welfare For Journalists

COVID-19: Media Group Calls For Increased Welfare For Journalists

Journalists Media/civil society groups have demanded increased welfare of journalists during the outbreak of COVID-19. The groups also called for special protection and support for journalists covering the outbreak of the virus in Nigeria. The groups made the demand following a survey to assess the support available to journalists for their safety in covering the COVID-19 pandemic.  Journalis... »

No Evidence That Shekau Received €5m Foreign Fund From An NGO

No Evidence That Shekau Received €5m Foreign Fund From An NGO

Boko Haram Terrorists Fact-checkers at HumAngle online newspaper have described a news report published on Opera News that Abubakar Shekau’s faction of Boko Haram was in disarray after it received a donation of five mIllion euros from an “unidentified” international non-governmental organisation as false. The publication claimed that senior members of the group have also turned a... »

My Uncle Died Of Coronavirus Symptoms, His Wife Now Sick But NCDC Failed To Respond, Kano Resident Says

My Uncle Died Of Coronavirus Symptoms, His Wife Now Sick But NCDC Failed To Respond, Kano Resident Says

A resident of Kano State has accused the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control of ignoring calls made to their lines since she lost her uncle, who was exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms on Thursday night. The resident, identified as @Nabeeylarh2, said the NCDC in Kano State had refused to move in to test or evacuate those, who might have been infected despite so many calls to their hotlines.  @Nabeeyl... »

Commemorating Smallpox Eradication – a legacy of hope, for COVID-19 and other diseases

On 8 May 1980, the 33rd World Health Assembly officially declared: ‘The world and all its peoples have won freedom from smallpox.’  The declaration marked the end of a disease that had plagued humanity for at least 3 000 years, killing 300 million people in the 20th century alone.   It was ended, thanks to a 10-year global effort, spearheaded by the World Health Organiza... »

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BREAKING: Nigeria Records 22 New Coronavirus Cases, Total Now 276

Nigeria has recorded 22 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 276. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a post on Twitter on Wednesday evening. The new cases are spread across Lagos, Bauchi, Edo and the Federal Capital Territory. The NCDC said, “Twenty-two new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 1... »

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Coronavirus: Lagos Government Quarantines 67 Ivory Coast Returnees

The Lagos State Government has placed 67 persons, who arrived Nigeria from Ivory Coast, in isolation at a facility in Badagry. SaharaReporters gathered that travellers were heading to Ejigbo, a town in the Osun State, when they were stopped.  Recall that 127 returnees from Ivory Coast had made it to Ejigbo last week out of which 17 of them tested positive for COVID-19. “The 67 Nige... »

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Nigeria Slashes N312bn Off Capital Projects In 2020 Budget

The Nigerian Government has slashed N312bn from capital projects in the 2020 federal budget. This was occasioned by the global fall in oil price and the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria and other parts of the world.  A copy of the revised budget showed that there was a 20 per cent cut on capital projects across ministries, departments and agencies to around N312,820,542,675. The decision to... »

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Hear Urgent Cases Via Skype, Zoom, Falana Tells Nigerian Judges

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad, to prevail on judges in the country to “hear urgent applications via Skype or Zoom during the lockdown”. Following the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria, courts were directed to shut down until the pandemic was brought under control by government. But encouraging judges to embrace techno... »