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COVID-19: 10 dangerous Nigerian States you must avoid travelling to

By Kazeem Ugbodaga With the deadly Coronavirus still sweeping massively across the nation, Nigerians must be extremely careful where they travel to or else, they will be brought down by the pandemic. Currently, Nigeria has raked in 8,915 confirmed cases of Coronavirus since February. It has been able to discharge 2,592 patients who survived the pandemic, with 259 people who died from the pandemic. Nigeria has 6,064 active cases of the virus to deal with as at Thursday, May 28. Of this skyrocketing figures, 10 states in Nigeria play major roles in ramping up the virus. These states are dangerous...

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    By Sheriff Folarin, Professor of International Relations, Covenant University The traditional leadership and redeemer posture of Nigeria in Africa has, in recent years, been put into question. Issues like corruption and infrastructural decay have held the country down from playing a leadership role in Africa. As have transitions from one poor leadership to another. A visionary leadership is lacking while public institutions are weak, inept and compromised. Decades of political patronage and nepotism have seen a corrosion of quality and…
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    The Coronavirus death toll in France has surpassed 10,000 mark, with 541 new death recorded in the last 24 hours. According to France’s health officials, the dreaded pandemic has killed 10,869 people in the troubled country. The large number of death has forced French President, Emmanuel Macron to hint at an extension of lockdown till April 15 to effectively checkmate the spread of the disease. According to Jérôme Salomon, Head of the Public Health Authority, the nation now had 7,148…
    Thursday, 09 April 2020 00:50
  • Coronavirus is not a scam, says Fed Govt
    The Federal Government has once again emphasised the seriousness of the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on (COVID-19), Mr. Boss Mustapha, who emphasised the seriousness on Wednesday, spoke on the perspective in some quarters, where COVID-19 is believed to be a hoax. The PTF also defrayed the claim being spread through the social media that members of the task force were…
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    The US and the African Development Bank have fallen out over allegations of corruption against the bank's Nigerian head, writes former BBC Africa Business editor Larry Madowo. Akinwumi Adesina is a sharp dresser known for his expensive tailored suits, immaculate white shirts and an endless supply of colourful bow ties. But the clean public persona of the 60-year-old president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) is now being questioned after a string of corruption and abuse of office allegations from his own staff spilled into the open. Mr Adesina has denied all the allegations. The board of governors of the 55-year-old institution met on Tuesday to discuss whether to bring in an outside investigator into the allegations concerning the Nigerian's conduct just days after the US rejected an initial inquiry that cleared him. The prospects of an independent probe comes only three months before he was expected to be re-elected unopposed at its annual general meeting in August. US at odds with Africa The 20-point allegations of "impunity and bad governance" from unnamed employees have exposed a rift between Mr Adesina and ordinary staff. The "Group of Concerned Staff Members of the AfDB" claimed that Mr Adesina has used the…
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  • Why I don’t regret supporting Cynthia Morgan – Actor Uche Maduagwu Arts & Culture Why I don’t regret supporting Cynthia Morgan – Actor Uche Maduagwu
    By Taiwo Okanlawon/ PM News Controversial Nollywood actor, Uche Maduagwu, has stated that he does not regret supporting singer, Cynthia Morgan, because she is born to win like ex-Big Brother Naija star, Tacha. Cynthia Morgan in an Instagram live video, with Ex-Miss Globe Nigeria, CASSANDRA, had revealed why she disappeared from the music scene despite becoming a household name. Cynthia Morgan had alleged that Jude Okoye seized her accounts, made her stop using her name as well, and not promote her and does not own rights to the music she produced while still under Northside Inc, losing virtually everything. However, Cynthia Morgan was dragged on social media after Jude Okoye released copies of the contract between the singer and his record label, Northside Entertainment. The contract between her and Jude Okoye revealed that she lied about the content of the contract. Uche Maduagwu, while reacting to the new development stated this in a post he shared on Instagram on Wednesday. “I dont regret supporting #Madrina, shes born to win like Tacha. It has never been about the contract she signed in the past and this is where a lot of people are getting it wrong, its about her survival as…
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