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Meet the Judges and Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Difference & Diversity

The Nigeria prize for Difference and Diversity, endowed by the co-founder of RED | For Africa and founder of Joy, Inc., Chude Jideonwo has announced its judges and global advisory council as nominations for the prize continue. Culled from diverse walks of life, the panel of judges is made up of some of the most distinctly decorated Nigerians from […]

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Nigeria gets medical equipment from ECOWAS to fight COVID-19

West African regional grouping ECOWAS said on Saturday it had donated medical equipment to Nigeria to assist in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. “The ECOWAS Commission, through the West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has handed over essential medical equipment to the government of Nigeria as part of the regional response strategy to the COVID-19 […]

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BREAKING: Nigeria records 571 new cases of COVID-19, total now 32,558

Nigeria on Sunday night recorded 571 new cases of COVID-19 According to a tweet from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the total number of cases so far in Nigeria is now 32,558. The NCDC further revealed that 740 people have died from the virus, with 13,447 patients discharged. A break-down state by state of […]

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Nigeria police rescue American woman, held for over a year, from internet fraudster

Police spokesperson, Frank Mba, said the woman was rescued from a Lagos hotel where she had been confined for over a year. The post Nigeria police rescue American woman, held for over a year, from internet fraudster appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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StarTimes Introduces Pay as You Go, Reviews Startimes Subscription Prices in Nigeria

StarTimes has refreshed its content offerings, bringing more sought-after content to its subscribers at the most affordable rate in the market with a new pay-as-you-go policy for all bouquets and… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit our blog for the full content, other content, and more! ]]

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Buhari, APC to blame for corruption, poverty in Nigeria ― PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has blamed the high rate of corruption and poverty in the country on President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This is as the party in a statement on Sunday, said the grandstanding by the Buhari-led Presidency in response to revelations of […]

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We Will Deploy More Agro Rangers Across Nigeria – Muhammadu

Commandant-general of Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has reintegrated his agency commitment to the Agro Rangers initiative.  The C.G made the statement to LEADERSHIP’s Ruth Choji . Excerpts The Agro Rangers scheme seems to have become a successful venture. What is happening now? The Agro Rangers is a success. It was […]

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Nigeria records 664 new cases of COVID-19

The death toll from the virus has hit 724, as 15 new deaths were reported. The post Nigeria records 664 new cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Nigeria Police Begins Recruitment

Police logo The Nigeria police force has commenced recruitment for constable officers In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, on Saturday, suitably qualified Nigerians are enjoined to submit applications to join the police. According to Mba, applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 25; and must have obtained a […]

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ASUU decries proliferation of universities in Nigeria

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the Federal and State Governments of proliferation of universities in the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of ASUU, expressed their concern at a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday in Jos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the town hall meeting was organised […]

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Video: Watch groundbreaking moment when First Bitcoin ATM was installed in Nigeria

An Ikorodu indigene and Chief Executive Officer of Block Stale, Adekunle Daniel, Friday, launched the first-ever Bitcoin Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in Lagos.   Also read: Blood Transfusion Bill will ensure safe, affordable blood for patients — Lawmaker   Vanguard News The post Video: Watch groundbreaking moment when First Bitcoin ATM was installed in Nigeria […]

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