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How to avoid coronavirus spread, by flight dispatcher

A United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority ( NCAA) licensed Flight Dispatcher and Ground Instructor, Mrs Victoria Jumoke Adegbe, has advised sick passengers to abstain from traveling to save their lives from the ravaging spread of Corona virus. She said sick passengers manifesting symptoms of …

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Nigeria faces drugs shortage due to Coronavirus, NAFDAC warns

Drugs shortage is likely in the country should the Coronavirus epidemic continue in China, theNational Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) warned on Monday. The agency boss, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, said India which Nigeria depends on for a greater percentage of its drug imports, has already been …

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Illiteracy in North threat to peace, says Emir Sanusi

EMIR of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has challenged leaders in the North to change the education narrative so as to save the region and the country. Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari, whose state is battling bandits, said education is the panacea to criminality and killings. Senate President Ahmad Lawan added …

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Hospital director in Wuhan dies of Coronavirus

A hospital director in the Chinese metropolis of Wuhan, the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak, died from the disease on Monday, state media reported on Tuesday. Liu Zhiming, Director of Wuchang Hospital, died from infection of the new coronavirus, which has so far spread to more than 72,000 people …

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Gunmen kill four soldiers, two civilians in Bayelsa

Gunmen suspected to be pirates have attacked an oil barge along the waterways of Lutegbene, Ekeremor Local Government Area in Bayelsa State It was gathered that they killed four soldiers escorting the barge and two civilians. Others in the vessel were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds by diving …

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ASUU, students, women groups differ on Sexual Harassment Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday disagreed with students of tertiary institutions and women groups on the need to make a separate law to curb sexual harassment in schools. ASUU National President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi and the groups made opposing submissions during a public hearing on the “Sexual …

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Osun govt decries monarchs’ clash

Osun State Government has described as unfortunate and avoidable, the face-off between the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi  and the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikrulahi Akinropo, during a peace meeting at the office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 11, Bashir Makama, last Friday. …

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Katsina road accident claims 22 lives, 11 injured

A ghastly motor accident has claimed not fewer than twenty two passengers, eleven others injured along Kankia-Danja road in Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Federal Road Safety Corp spokesman,  Abubakar Usman, who confirmed the incident, said the crash involved two J5 buses carrying about 36 passengers, mostly …

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Council members: we reserve power to remove Olubadan

The crisis rocking Ibadan traditional institution deepened at the weekend with a threat by the estranged members of the Olubadan Advisory Council, indirectly calling for the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji’s abdication of the throne “if we are not comfortable with the administrative style of the palace.” Members of …

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