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    NEWSWHO reacts to Prophet T.B Joshua’s COVID-19 healing claims
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has reacted to the claim by a Cameroonian medical doctor, Kameni Pierre, that he was healed of COVID-19 by Nigeria’s Prophet, TB Joshua. Dr. Pierre had claimed that he was healed via Prophet...
    By Vincentsmith July 3, 2020 1728
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    NEWSSenator Abba Moro calls for urgent intervention over herdsmen attack in Benue communities
    The Senate on Wednesday called on the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, and other relevant agencies to investigate the alleged killings by herdsmen in two communities of Echori and Itakpa of Obi Local Government Area of Benue State. Abba Moro, Senator...
    By Vincentsmith July 1, 2020 2663
    HEALTHCOVID-19: Yobe discharges all patients, declares zero case on admission
    The Yobe State Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control says the remaining three patients in the state isolation center have been discharged after meeting clinical criteria. Vice-Chairman of the Committee and the State Commissioner for...
    By Vincentsmith July 1, 2020 2239
    SPORTEPL: Man Utd finally reaches agreement with Sanchez, Smalling
    Manchester United have agreed to contract extensions for strikers, Alexis Sanchez and defender, Chris Smalling. Sanchez and Smalling are currently on loan at Inter Milan and AS Roma respectively. Man United made this known in a statement...
    By Vincentsmith July 1, 2020 1918
    NEWSCOVID-19: Rector wants Ekiti Poly designated as testing, treatment centre
    The Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Dr. Hephzibah Oladebeye, has called on the Ekiti State government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) to designate the institution as a testing and treatment centre for COVID-19 pandemic....
    By Vincentsmith July 1, 2020 1753
    NEWSCOVID-19: Kwara State inaugurates post pandemic committee
    A seven-man committee on the Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Programme for Results (CARES) has been inaugurated by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State. A World Bank-backed initiative, the committee was set up to mitigate the...
    By Vincentsmith July 1, 2020 1633
    Obaseki presents disputed certificates as INEC lists 14 for Edo governorship poll
    Independent National Electoral Commission Tuesday published names of the 14 political parties fielding candidates for in the Edo State governorship election. The list, which names of – 13 males and one female and their qualifications, indicated...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 3170
    COVID-19: Enugu committee faults stigmatization, low compliance
    The 12-man Ad hoc Expert Medical Advisory Committee (EMAC) set up by the Enugu State Government has blamed the stigmatization of patients and low compliance with stipulated safety measures as impediments to the fight against the transmission of...
    By candynews July 1, 2020 2459
    Kwara suspends Perm Sec, four others over alleged ghost workers’ deal, financial infractions
    Kwara State government on Tuesday, suspended five senior officials including a Permanent Secretary, Bayo Audu Onimago, indicted in the ongoing probe of ghost workers and financial infractions at the State Universal Basic Education Board, in...
    By candynews July 1, 2020 2152
    Nigerian govt moves to recover 6 year stamp duty backlog
    The Federal Government has commenced moves to recover unremitted revenues accrued to it through the Stamp Duty Tax in the last six years. This was made known on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Audit...
    By candynews July 1, 2020 2058
    Rising COVID-19 cases may induce more hardships, FG warns
    Agba • To get $30 million grant to fight virus The Federal Government has raised the alarm that Nigeria risks further economic stagnation economic on account of the rising COVID-19 infections nationwide. Minister of State for Budget...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 2028
    Buhari inaugurates N1 trillion gas pipeline to boost electricity, others
    President Muhammadu Buhari (right); Vice PresidentYemi Osinbajo; and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, during the virtual ground breaking of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline at the State House,...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1791
    Schools resumption faces new hurdles
    PHOTO: REUTERS As stakeholders raise issues on safety guidelines As schools nationwide prepare to resume, following the Federal Government’s easing of restrictions, there are fears that most of them may not abide by COVID-19 protocols....
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1862
    Coronavirus puts flawed electricity tariff hike to test
    • GenCos threaten suit over delay • DisCos, govt, discuss poor services, supply cost • Senate urges Buhari to bear cost of deferred hike • Operators deny lobbying NASS, putting sector in debt Nigeria’s electricity supply industry...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1620
    CAC clarifies withdrawal of fake Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s certificate
    • Sponsors threaten court action The crisis over the registration of Ohanaeze Ndigbo by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) may have been resolved as the commission withdrew the certificate yesterday, saying it was issued in error. But in...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1654
    Coalition urges Buhari to sign order against backers of terrorists
    Coalition of Civil Societies Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an executive order that would allow law enforcement agents arrest and prosecute sponsors and collaborators of terrorists....
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1578
    Experts seek review of Evidence Act to protect rape victims
    To check rising cases of gender violence in the country, experts have urged the Federal Government to review the Evidence Act and other laws to protect children, girls and women. Quoting from findings by the United Nations Children Fund...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1492
    Again, Imo retirees protest against non-payment of pension arrears
    Following failure of the Imo State Government to pay their five-month pension arrears, scores of retirees yesterday protested against the continued delay in Owerri. CandyNews sighted them begging alms with their plates, as good spirited...
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1552
    Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19, recounts experience
    Kekemeke advocates disclosure of treatment regime Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has identified himself as one of the 32 people that tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 276....
    By Ola July 1, 2020 1579
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