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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday condemned the killing of George Floyd by police in the United States but declined to say whether he had spoken about the issue with key ally Donald Trump. “I think what happened in the United States was appalling, inexcusable,” Johnson told lawmakers in parliament, in his first public […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has held its first virtual meeting with the media. The meeting was to facilitate public debate on the impact of COVID-19 on elections with a view to harness citizen input into the INEC policy on elections in the context of COVID-19. According to the electoral commission, accreditations for media […]

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has made a startling remark about the increasing coronavirus cases in the country. It said it is bewildered by 75 per cent of the caseload, that hit 10, 819 on Tuesday. The NCDC said the source of the huge infection is ‘unknown’. “At the onset of #COVID19Nigeria, cases […]

Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Baba Tela has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. A statement issued and signed by Muktar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on media to the state governor, indicated that test by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the development. According to Mr Gidado, Mr Tela, who is also the […]

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has withdrawn the N1.1 billion fraud case brought against former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde Dikko and two others. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of Federal High Court in Abuja in a ruling on Wednesday dismissed the charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/21/2019 in view […]

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