June 15, 2021

Day: June 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Bauchi Deputy Governor Tests Positive
Newsbeat

Coronavirus: Bauchi Deputy Governor Tests Positive

Baba Tela, Bauchi State deputy governor, has tested positive for coronavirus. Tela’s result was confirmed in a statement issued by Mukhtar Gidado, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State. Gidado said Tela, who is also the Chairman, State Task Force on COVID-19, contracted the virus while discharging his duties. He added that […]

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I Am Solidly Behind You – Buhari Assures Adesina
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I Am Solidly Behind You – Buhari Assures Adesina

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the nation will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) The President spoke at State House, Abuja, Tuesday, while hosting Dr Adesina on a courtesy visit. “In 2015, when you were to be elected for […]

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Corps member slumps and dies in Rivers State
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Corps member slumps and dies in Rivers State

The member of 2019 Batch C, Stream 2 of the youth program who slumped and hit her head against a wall in her house on Wednesday May 27, died on Saturday May 30 after being rushed to the hospital.  Friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to social media to pen down tributes to her.  […]

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Minneapolis Public Schools unanimously vote to terminate its contract with the city’s Police Department over George Floyd’s death
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Minneapolis Public Schools unanimously vote to terminate its contract with the city’s Police Department over George Floyd’s death

The Minneapolis Public Schools have ended their decades long relationship with the city’s police department in response to the death of George Floyd. The school board voted unanimously at a meeting on Tuesday June 2nd to terminate MPD’s contract to use officers to provide school security.  According to the New York Post, Minneapolis Public Schools will […]

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241 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria
Health

241 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

241 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.  According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 142 cases were recorded in Lagos, 15 in Oyo, 13 in FCT, 12 in Kano, 11 in Edo, 10 in Delta, 9 in Kaduna, 9 in Rivers, 8 in Borno, 4 in […]

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