Wednesday , January 20 2021

Kelvin Okereafor

Nigeria moves towards homegrown COVID-19 treatment

ABUJA – The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has inaugurated a Ministerial Committee on herbal remedies and natural compounds towards developing a homegrown treatment for COVID-19 pandemic. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee has eminent scientists and Fellows of the Nigerian Academy of …

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CHANNELS TV Edo Guber Debate: 3 polls put Obaseki ahead of Ize-Iyamu as election day nears – Osagie

BENIN CITY – An aggregation of polls conducted by independent bodies, hours after the CHANNELS Television Governorship Debate on Sunday, placed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki ahead of his counterpart, Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as three polls ranked the governor …

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FAAC: FG, States, others share N3.88trn in 6 months – Report

ABUJA – The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) shared N3.879 trillion to the Federal Government, states, local government areas and other statutory recipients in the first half of 2020. This was contained in the latest edition of the quarterly report on the review of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative …

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EDO 2020: INEC Train Ad-hoc Staff

BENIN CITY – As part of the preparation for the forthcoming September 19, 2020 Governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has organised a 3-day training workshop for staff and ad-hoc committee in order to ensure smooth running of the electoral processes. Speaking during official commencement …

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Fuel, electricity subsidies no longer feasible – FG

ABUJA – The Federal Government says under the prevailing economic conditions it can no longer afford fuel subsidy and supplementing electricity tariff.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja said the nation’s revenues and foreign exchange earnings have fallen by …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell