Latest News in Nigeria Today : Friday 22nd May 2020

Latest News in Nigeria Today Friday 22nd May 2020

These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Friday 22nd May 2020 .

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Edo govt flays misleading video on Dangote truck intercepted by NDLEA

The Edo State Government has described as misleading a video making the rounds on social media with a footnote that a Dangote truck was impounded in Benin City recently by the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for allegedly conveying arms and ammunition and other contraband materials. In a statement, the Special Adviser to theRead More
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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 7,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 339 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 7,016. The NCDC disclosed this on its twitter handle on Thursday night. “339 new cases of #COVID19; 139-Lagos 28-Kano 28-Oyo 25-Edo 22-Katsina 18-Kaduna 14-Jigawa 13-Yobe 13-Plateau 11-FCTRead More
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COVID-19: Oyo state records 28 new cases

Oyo State has recorded 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the latest figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday night. The 28 cases in the state were among the 339 figures recorded in 18 states on Thursday. The latest figure has increased the total number recorded in theRead More
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No fraud in N16bn NDDC job, contract approved by FEC – Rodnab

Nigeria’s indigenous construction company, Rodnab Constructions Limited, has denied social media reports alleging fraud in the N16.2billion contract awarded to it for the building of the permanent headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
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NASS leaders must stop blackmailing IMC of NDDC — UNDEDSS

ABUJA—Coalition of civil society groups in the Niger Delta region, United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy, UNDEDSS, yesterday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the National Assembly to desist from blackmailing the Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.
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Herdsmen Attacks: Our kingdoms are under siege, Delta monarchs cry out

DELTA State Council of Traditional Rulers, yesterday, lamented that their kingdoms were under siege by criminal elements suspected to be armed herdsmen, who have established camps in far away bushes from where they launch attacks on their subjects.
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Lagos running out of bed spaces, FG raises alarm; mulls community mgt, home isolation

THE Federal Government said yesterday it was considering issuing a new set of guidelines with regards to COVID-19 case management in the country, saying Lagos State, Nigeria’s epicentre of the pandemic, has currently ran out of isolation and treatment spaces.
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Eid-el-Fitr: JNI suspends Eid prayers, asks Muslims to pray at home

Sokoto—Ahead of Eid-el-Fitr celebration, the Sultan of Sokoto-led Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has directed Muslims in Nigeria to pray at home with their families on Sallah day, as the eid prayer congregation remained suspended, due to the rampaging and highly contagious coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.V
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Edo: Pro, anti-Oshiomhole forces fight dirty

AN end to the steaming crisis in the All Progressives Congress, APC, especially in Edo State, is far from over. Concerned stakeholders of the party in Edo, yesterday in a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari, said that the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s “unforced losses” and waging of “endless unprovoked battles against Edo APC” may hurt the party’s chances in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
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OPPO officially unveils Reno3 Series

OPPO, on friday officially unveiled the Reno3 and Reno3 Pro in Nigeria via an online launch event streamed live on the OPPO Nigeria Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages; in accordance with the recent health guidelines.
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