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Prince Philip, husand of Queen Elizabeth II is dead

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth 11 is dead The Prince who is also the Duke of Edinburg, 99, died at his Windsor Castle this...

Politics

Health

Federal Government Tells States To Pause Vaccination

The Federal Government of Nigeria has given a directive to states to put COVID-19 vaccination on hold once they have used half of the doses allocated to them. This according...

Georgia experiences spike in Covid-19 as PM tests positive

Irakli Garibashvili, Georgian Prime Minister, has tested positive for Corona virus. The Prime Minister made the announcement on his social media platform on Tuesday. He said...

Sport

Eight months pregnant athlete wins gold at National Sports Festival

An athlete with eight months pregnancy has won a gold medal in Taekwondo while competing at the 20th National Sports Festival currently taking place in Benin, Edo State.  Aminat Idrees, representing...

Iwobi’s COVID-19 result is fake: Rohr

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr is confident that Everton attacker, Alex Iwobi will feature when the team take on Lesotho in their final Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match...

I am satisfied with the facilities for the National Sports Festivals in Edo-Sunday Dare

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare has expressed satisfaction with what he described as the word class facilities acquired for...

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Agbakoba opposes Okonjo-Iweala’s liberal trade policy

  A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, says Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s advice for Nigeria to adopt a liberal trade...

Cryptocurrency: We Acted in Nigerians’ Best Interest – Emefiele

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele says the Bank’s decision to prohibit deposit money banks, non-banking institutions and Other Financial...

Nigeria’s exit from recession shows economic plan working – FG

The federal government has said that Nigeria's has already exit from recession shows that this administration's Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) is working.  In a statement released...

Senate moves to stop banks from sexualizing female workers

The Senate yesterday examined a bill aimed at stopping employers in the public and private sector from using graduates as casual workers. The bill, titled...

Abdulrasheed Bawa Nominated as EFCC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr. Abdulrasheed as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Accordingly, he has sent a letter to...

Editorial

Features

THE CULTURE OF ‘’FATTENING ROOM’’ IN EFIK TRIBE OF CROSS RIVER STATE

Origin of the Efiks The Efiks are an ethnic group in Southern Cross River state of Nigeria. Oral tradition has it that the Efiks migrated...

Entertainment

Tonto Dike becomes United Nations Rescue Services Ambassador

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A popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dike, has been awarded as an ambassador for the United Nations Rescue Services. The 2021 award hosted by United Nations...

Covid-19 Global Update

Country/Region
Confirmed cases
Deaths
Recovered
Active cases
Afghanistan
57,364
2,529
52,005
2,830
Albania
128,518
2,321
98,269
27,928
Algeria
118,645
3,134
82,704
32,807
Andorra
12,581
121
11,890
570
Angola
23,549
554
22,093
902
Anguilla
25
0
22
3
Antigua and Barbuda
1,198
30
938
230
Argentina
2,551,999
57,957
2,247,124
246,918
Armenia
203,327
3,753
182,836
16,738
Aruba
10,076
92
9,468
516
Australia
29,419
909
26,361
2,149
Austria
578,950
9,706
538,609
30,635
Azerbaijan
287,144
3,944
251,760
31,440
Bahamas
9,364
189
8,837
338
Bahrain
157,729
562
145,953
11,214
Bangladesh
691,957
9,822
581,113
101,022
Barbados
3,734
44
3,613
77
Belarus
336,881
2,363
327,087
7,431