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August, 2020

  • 11 August

    NCDC Confirms 290 Fresh Cases Of COVID-19

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 290 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the total toll to 46,867. Read Also: Lebanese Government Resigns Over Beirut Explosion It said in a tweet on Tuesday morning that the 33,346 persons had been discharged while 950 have died. In the breakdown of …

  • 11 August

    FG Directs Level 12, 13 Civil Servants To Resume

    The Federal Government has order civil servants on Levels 12 and 13 to resume full duties. This was contained in a circular issued by Folashade Yemi-Esan, the Head of Civil Serve of the Federation, on Monday. Read Also: Kashamu: You Can Say What You Like After My Death, Obasanjo Replies Critics …

  • 10 August

    Kashamu: You Can Say What You Like After My Death, Obasanjo Replies Critics

    Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has replied critics of his comments after Buruji Kashamu, a former senator, died on Saturday. Read Also: New Lawyers Association Emerges As NBA Splits Obasanjo was bashed on social media after saying despite Kashamu’s escape from justice over alleged criminal activities in and outside Nigeria, he could …

  • 10 August

    Champions League: Two Atletico Madrid Players Test Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Q/final Clash

    Atletico Madrid have confirmed that two senior players have tested positive for Coronavirus, ahead of the club’s Champions League quarterfinal clash against RB Leipzig on Thursday. Read Also: I’ve Been Sleeping With Your Wife, Says Man Before Stabbing Neighbour To Death “On Saturday 8 August, all members of the first team …

  • 10 August

    We Should Be Kind To The Dead, Tinubu Mourns Kashamu


    Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the demise of Buruji Kashamu demonstrated that death is inevitable for every mortal. Tinubu said this in a statement he personally signed on Sunday in reaction to the death of Kashamu. Kashamu, a former senator from Ogun state, …

  • 10 August

    NCDC Confirms 437 New COVID-19 Cases, Nigeria’s Toll Now 46,577

    A total of 437 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed late Sunday. In a post on its Twitter handle, the centre said 107 of the cases were recorded in Lagos State, 91 in the Federal …

  • 9 August

    Obasanjo Tests Negative For COVID-19

    Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, has tested negative for COVID-19. Read Also: VIDEO: Buruji Kashamu Buried In Ogun State Obasanjo took the test on Friday at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House in Okemosan, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Read Also: US Warns Its Citizens To Reconsider Travelling To Nigeria Over …

  • 9 August

    COVID-19: Disburse $114.28m Credit For Nigeria Carefully, SERAP Tells World Bank

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a civil society organisation, has urged the World Bank to encourage the Federal Government and state governments to publicly commit to transparency and accountability in the spending of the $114.28m credit and COVID-19 grant for Nigeria. SERAP in a statement on Sunday announced …

  • 9 August

    VIDEO: Buruji Kashamu Buried In Ogun State

    Buruji Kashamu, the late former senator, has been buried in Ogun State, a day after died from complications of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Kashamu was interred at his Ijebu-Igbo home in Ogun State at about 12:55 pm on Sunday. Before the internment, Dapo Abiodun, Governor of Ogun State, was among …

  • 9 August

    UBA Employee Dies Of COVID-19


    An employee of the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has died from the novel coronavirus. Read Also: Brewery Apologises After Naming Beer ‘Pubic Hair’ Patricia Aderibigbe, Group Head, Human Resources of the bank, in an internal memo on Saturday, identified the employee as …

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