Kano state Governor insists on conducting Eid-el-Fitr prayers ……

Kano State governor has insisted on conducting the Eid-el-Fitr prayers in the state to conclude the end of the Muslim Ramadan fasting month. The Secretary to the State Government, by name Alhaji Usman Alhaji in a Friday evening statement made available to newsmen by the Press Secretary, Cabinet Office, Kano, Uba Abdullahi enjoined the people to uniformly perform the forthcoming…

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Former Kotoko defender John Kuffour granted bail after biting girlfriend’s nipple

Former Asante Kotoko defender John Kuffour has fallen foul of the law after biting off the nipple of his girlfriend. The former player who was arraigned before the Ejisu District Court has been granted bail in the sum of GHC50,000 According to the prosecutor, Chief Inspector Emmanuel Appiah Kubi the accused and the complainant Dennisa Hagan, 36, who is a…

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Nigeria to start test kits production as NCDC records breakthrough

Nigeria has paved a way in Africa with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ( NCDC ) successfully validating the first phase of the viral Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) extraction which should enable local production of cheap test kits for coronavirus. The validation took place on Thursday in the laboratory of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) in Abuja. READ ALSO:…

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FG reveals decision on schools resumption

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) has reportedly announced Monday, June 8, 2020 as the official resumption date for universities, polytechnics and other schools in the country, recent reports suggest. According to the reports, this revelation and disclosure was made by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.…

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Eid-el-Fitri: Enforcement of restrictions still in place —IG

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured Nigerians of robust security during the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations, noting that proactive measures had been put in place nationwide. He enjoined the citizens to observe the Eid celebrations bearing in mind the unusual times occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic while stating that the Force would continue to enforce the restriction…

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Buhari appoints Godswill Obioma as new NECO registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Godswill Obioma as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council, NECO. According to reports, the Ebonyi state Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Gods will Obioma, was named the new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the National Examinations Council, NECO by President Buhari…

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Mike Tyson accepts Tito Ortiz challenge

53-year-old Mike Tyson is set for a sensational comeback against MMA legend Tito Ortiz, with the two set to take each other on in a pay-per-view fight after Iron Mike insisted he was ready to go up against any challengers. Tyson, 53, has recently been training with MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro, and is reportedly set for a stunning comeback in…

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Dead Covid-19 patient, Ekiti to partner with Kwara

On Friday, the Ekiti state government said that it will contact the Kwara state Government to review the medical history of the suspected Covid-19 patient who died in Ekiti on Wednesday. The old woman (75-year-old) died in one tertiary hospital in Ekiti state after she was moved in from kwara state. The dead woman is suspected to have the pandemic.…

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Guinean Mory Kante, part of 1980s African wave dies at 70

Guinean singer Mory Kante, part of 1980s African wave dies at 70

Guinean singer, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, died on Friday in the capital Conakry, his son Balla Kante told AFP. Mory Kanté was born of  Guinean descent, into one of Guinea’s best known families of griots(hereditary) musicians. After being brought up in the griot tradition in Guinea, he was sent to Mali at the…

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UK Covid-19 death hits 36,393 as 351 more deaths occurred

The UK Department of Health said in the 24-hour period up to 9am on Friday,that 140,497 Covid-19 tests were carried out or dispatched, testing 80,297 people with 3,287 positive results. Overall a total of 3,231,921 tests have been carried out on 2,144,626 people, and 254,195 cases have been confirmed positive. 121 new deaths of the coronavirus pandemic were confirmed in…

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