COVID-19: NCDC advises EndSARS protesters to be mindful of virus

As protests continue in spite of the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)  warns protesters to be mindful of the risk of getting  COVID-19 infection. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, gave the warning on Thursday at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Media Briefing
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Troops impound stolen products, destroy illegal refining sites in South-South

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Delta Safe have impounded large quantity of stolen petroleum products and destroyed many illegal refining sites in the South-South zone in the last one week. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, stated this while giving the weekly update on the activities of the military across
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FG to bridge unemployment gap through digital skills acquisition — Minister

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, says the Federal Government is committed to bridging the unemployment gap in the country through digital skills acquisition. Pantami said this on Thursday in Kashere, Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State. He spoke while inaugurating the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hub deployed to
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Burkina Faso: Sankara murder case sent before tribunal

The case on the assassination of Thomas Sakara, the father of the burkinabe revolution has been sent before the military Tribunal of Burkina Faso’s Ouagadougou. Sankara was killed in 1987, in a coup that saw his brother in arms Blaise Compaore come to power. During the 27 years of Blaise Compaore at the head of
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Ijaw elders head for court over marginal field bid round

Due to the failure of the Federal Government to respond to its demand to put on hold the 2020 marginal field bid round pending the determination of some contentious issues, Ijaw Elders Forum has issued a notice of intention to go to court to challenge the bidding process and seek appropriate redress.

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Jay-Jay is Bajaj auto ambassador

Bajaj Auto, the world’s leading manufacturer of three-wheelers partnered with Jay Jay Okocha to endorse its commercial vehicle range consisting of three-wheeler and three-wheeler products because of the outstanding qualities of the Nigerian ex-international footballer.

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Stallion Empowerment Initiative launches scholarship for Warri students

Stallion Empowerment Initiative, SEI, the charity arm of Stallion Group which recently celebrated its 50 years in Nigeria, has introduced scholarships for Premium Technical High School and Premium Primary Schools in Warri, Delta State.

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JP Clark’s body arrives Kiagbodo for burial

By Akpokona Omafuaire KIAGBODO— THE remains of renowned emeritus professor of literature and poet, Professor John Pepper Clark, Thursday, arrived his home in Kiagbodo, Delta State, in a blue-coloured casket. Late JP Clark’s corpse landed Kiagbodo main town at 8:48p.m., before being conveyed in a wooden boat to his house at JP Clark Creek Inland
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