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The Kogi State government has lifted the lockdown imposed on Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of the state over suspected cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Yahaya Bello announced this on Friday at the Government House in Lokoja, the state capital. He explained that the decision became necessary after the result of all the samples taken and […]

  The Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Houssam Diab, said the Embassy has suspended issuing working visas to Nigerians seeking to work in Lebanon particularly for domestic workers. The decision is coming at a time some Nigerians working in Lebanon have complained of maltreatment. The Ambassador told the visiting Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike […]

The National Insurance Commission has extended the deadline for insurance and reinsurance companies to meet its new capital requirements to September 30, 2021 from December 31, 2020. It disclosed this in a circular, titled, ‘Segmentation of minimum paid-up share capital requirements for insurance companies in Nigeria. The commission says the regulated entities must meet about […]

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alh. Zikrullah Kunle Hassan, has said that the Commission is still waiting for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to make an official decision on the 2020 Hajj pilgrimage before making its own. The CEO spoke at a Seminar hosted by Association of Hajj and […]

New York nurses and doctors, hailed as heroes for fighting the coronavirus outbreak, are denouncing racial segregation in the public health system by joining the George Floyd protests. Wearing masks, hospital scrubs and other personal protective equipment like face visors, about a hundred-something medical workers briefly walked out of Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital Thursday to demonstrate […]

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