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Wike declares curfew on Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt DETERMINED to check the spread of COVID-19 in the state, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on some parts of Port Harcourt and its environs. Wike also granted waiver to newspaper distributors, media practitioners and other professionals in the state. In a state broadcast on Monday
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Price hike: Abuja pharmacies, owners face criminal charges

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against four Abuja supermarkets and their proprietors for hiking the price of protective items for coronavirus. The items are sanitizers, hand-wash liquids, disinfectants, facemasks and other disinfectants. The complainant is the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection. The defendants in the four separate charges are H ...
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Diri okays distribution of foodstuffs in Bayelsa

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State on Monday directed officials of the State Emergency Management Agency to commence the immediate distribution of foodstuff in its warehouse. He told journalists after inspecting the SEMA warehouse at Igbogene that the distribution was to cushion the effects of measures taken by the state government over
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Mac and cheese? Noodle soup? Top chefs share their go-to comfort foods

During these immensely testing times, food can be a great source of comfort. Warm, filling and restorative dishes are often nostalgic, representing favorite flavors from the reassuring safety of childhood. Generally, they're pretty simple to prepare, often substantial and frequently carbohydrate-rich -- not exactly for calorie-counters. But in many ways, that's the point. Comfort foods know no geographical ...
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165 Kaduna curfew violators arrested, 205 vehicles impounded

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, said at least 165 persons were arrested for violating the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state to curtail the spread of coronavirus. The commissioner also stated that in collaboration with other sister security agencies, no fewer than 205 vehicles and tricycles were impounded during
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Here are all the songs Shizzi and Sarz played during their 'Battle of the Hits'

This article documents all the songs that were played during the battle.
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APC insists on total lockdown in Oyo

Wale Oyewale, Ibadan The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has insisted that the Governor Seyi Makinde should lock down all activities in the state in order to make contact tracing easier and effective. The party also urged the Makinde-led administration to explore more proactive means to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.
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COVID-19: FRSC shuts down driver’s database centres

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Following the lockdown directive by the Federal Government, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the shutdown of the drivers’ licence database centres with immediate effect. However, applicants could use the by-pass mode to process a licence which would be delivered after the lockdown period. Oyeyemi stated
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The Battle of Hits: Sarz and Shizzi serve up a legendary moment [Review]

First off, let's say shout-out to Shizzi and Sarz. They brought great fun to a tough situation. Thank you for taking the time out. You've both contributed a great deal to this industry. God bless you, kings.
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Financial sector to render skeletal services – Ahmed, Emefiele

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, and the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, have said that the financial sector will continue to perform skeletal services during the two-week restriction placed on movement by the Federal Government. They said this in a statement jointly signed
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Plateau to get test centre, says Lalong

James Abraham, Jos Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said the state will get a centre for testing COVID-19 disease soon. He said the move was part of the efforts to contain the coronavirus disease and ensure that it did not spread to Plateau State. The governor spoke when he met with the leadership
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