Tag: NCDC

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 24, 2020

FG approves $1.959bn for rail construction to Niger Republic, Fuel tanker crash kills 23 people in Kogi | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved close to $2 billion for the construction of a rail line from Kano ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 18, 2020

FG orders schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment, Buhari signs Police Bill into law | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has released more guidelines expected to curb the spread of COVID-19 as more states fully reopen schools ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 17, 2020

Nigeria to celebrate 60th Anniversary for a year, FG to create new Anti-corruption agency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government on Wednesday, said Nigeria’s 60th anniversary would be a low-key celebration in view of the prevailing COVID-19 ...

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Onyinye UdehSeptember 16, 2020

Reddington Zaine Laboratory offers free treatment package for Lagos air travellers

As International flights resume in Nigeria, Reddington Zaine Laboratory has announced plans to offer free treatment for air travellers who ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 15, 2020

Kainji Dam’s bank collapses, US imposes visa ban on ‘election riggers’ in Nigeria | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Part of the embankment for the Kainji Dam in New Bussa town, Borgu Local Government area of Niger has collapsed, ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 11, 2020

5,141 Smart card readers perish in Ondo INEC fire, Kaduna Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Kaduna House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for those convicted of rape, following the amendment of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 7, 2020

Lagos reopens 2 recreational parks, Fans of BBN’s Erica raise N3m for housemate; 2 hours after disqualification | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Following the disqualification of housemate, Ngozi ‘Erica’ Nlewedim from the Big Brother Naija reality show on Sunday, her fanbase popularly ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 3, 2020

UI overtakes CU as best Nigerian University, FG declares November 1 as National Youth Day | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s Premier University, The University of Ibadan (UI) has emerged as the country’s best, according to the World University Ranking ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 31, 2020

JAMB lifts suspension on printing admission letters, others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has lifted the suspension on the printing of admission letters, and inter-university transfers ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 28, 2020

Ganduje: “I won’t waste a minute signing death warrant of convicted musician” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared that he would not hesitate in signing the death warrant of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 24, 2020

UNILAG Acting VC, Prof Soyombo steps down, Tiwa Savage makes American TV debut | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Omololu Soyombo, has stepped down with immediate effect. The governing ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 21, 2020

UK to replace expired visa of Nigerians for free, FG approves N13bn for take-off of community policing | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The British High Commission in Nigeria has declared that it will replace the 30-day visa of individuals that were supposed ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 19, 2020

Mompha sues EFCC for N5m, Shari’ah council urges Kano Govt. to execute singer | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Social Media Celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha, currently facing money laundering charges, has demanded N5million from the Economic ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 18, 2020

International flights to resume on 29th of August – FG, Mikel Obi joins Stoke City | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has declared that international flights will resume on August 29; while introducing protocols to minimise the risk ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 14, 2020

NBC fines Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million for “hate speech” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Lagos-based radio station, Nigeria Info, N5 million over a comment made by a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 12, 2020

Uber, Bolt drivers to pay 10% service tax on each passenger transaction | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos Ministry of Transportation has released regulatory documents for operators of e-Hailing Taxi Services entitled ‘Guidelines For On-line Hailing Business ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 10, 2020

Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos to go on strike | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Petroleum Tankers Drivers Association (PTDA) has declared it would carry on with its planned strike Monday as the association ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 7, 2020

Naira Marley prosecuted over Abuja concert; pleads guilty | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, commonly known as Naira Marley has been arraigned by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 6, 2020

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 gives reasons for recent low numbers of confirmed cases | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Presidential Taskforce on the coronavirus pandemic has given reasons why low numbers of confirmed cases have been recorded in ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 5, 2020

Marketers push for hike as petrol sell for N150 per litre | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol may sell for N150 per litre in August as marketers are pushing for an upward review. This ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 3, 2020

Lagos shuts Eti-Osa, Agidingbi Isolation Centres | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre and the Agidingbi Isolation Centre would be closed down. ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 29, 2020

Mamman Daura calls for an end to rotational Presidency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Mamman Daura, nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, has called for a jettisoning of zoning and power rotation among the regions ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 23, 2020

President Buhari departs for Mali; first foreign trip since the pandemic | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is to embark on a one-day visit to Bamako, the Republic of Mali on Thursday for a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 22, 2020

Third Mainland Bridge to be shut down on Friday – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has announced that there will be a partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, from ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 21, 2020

Buhari’s ally and confidant, Ismaila Isa Funtua is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Founding Managing Director of New Africa Holdings (publishers of the defunct Democrat newspapers), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua, is dead. He ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 16, 2020

Southwest States consider reopening schools for 2019/2020 WAEC exams | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Southwest States consider reopening schools for 2019/2020 WAEC examinations Six states of the Southwest including, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 13, 2020

Lagos Doctors begin warning strike | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Amidst a pandemic, the Medical Guild, an Association of Medical Doctors under the employment of the Lagos State Government, is ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 10, 2020

Psychological fantasy movie ‘Sylvia’ is finally coming to Netflix l 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Psychological fantasy movie Sylvia is finally coming to Netflix and it’s long overdue. With the high flux of Nollywood titles ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2020

Obaseki emerges as Edo PDP guber candidate | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the September 19 ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 22, 2020

Resident doctors are suspending their nationwide strike | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The National Association of Resident Doctors has announced the suspension of the nationwide strike with effect from today. The strike ...

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