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First COVID-19 Case Reported In Paralympic Village

A first coronavirus case has been detected in the Paralympic Village, days before the Games open, organisers said Thursday as Japan battles a record wave of infections. The case involves a Games-related member of staff who is not resident in Japan, according to organisers, who did not give further details. …

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Protests In Ibadan Over Alleged Killing Of Teenager By Amotekun

Protests rocked Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, on Wednesday after a teenager was allegedly shot in the early hours of the day by Amotekun operatives. Angry protesters brought the corpse of the 16-year-old boy to the state secretariat as they demanded justice. According to them, he worked for a printing …

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ICPC Arraigns University Of Calabar Lecturer Over N20.6m Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a dean in the University of Calabar, Prof. Francisca Ime Bassey, to court over her alleged involvement in a contract fraud of ₦20.6 million. Prof. Bassey, who is the Dean and Director of the Pre-Degree Programme of the …

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I Have Been Managing Diabetes For 35 Years – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he has been living and managing diabetes for the past 35 years. He disclosed this on Wednesday during the closing ceremony of the Ogun State Diabetes Youth Development Camp held in Abeokuta. The camp, which was organised by Talabi Diabetes Centre, trained 21 …

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Nigeria Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Cases In Seven Months

Nigeria witnessed a spike in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, recording its highest daily cases in seven months. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed 1,149 fresh infections for the day, three times higher than the 357 cases confirmed on Tuesday. Wednesday’s figures also marks the first time the country is …

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