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Health

WHO reduces Cholera Vaccines Due To Shortages

On 19th October 2022, World Health Organization (WHO) suspended the full dose vaccination against the cholera outbreak. It started giving half-dose due to higher demand and a very low supply of vaccines globally. The UN health agency said there’s a strain on the usage of cholera vaccines, thereby causing insufficiency. The International Coordinating Group (ICG), the body that manages emergency supplies of vaccines, is now using a single-dose method. According […]

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Coronavirus

COVID19 Contractors Protest Due to Partial Payment Since 2020

At the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), COVID-19 contractors calmly protested over the non-payment of their money. About 150 were involved in the protest, saying that they have been supplying personal protective equipment and COVID-19 treatment machines to FCTA without due payments. During the protest, the contractors demanded that their money be paid as long as what is needed has been supplied to the administration since March 2020. The contractors […]

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Crime

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Discharged of Terrorism Charges

Recall that KANU was arrested in June 2021 in Kenya over treason charges. However, he was extradited to Nigeria after escaping from the country while on bail in 2017. In 2016, he had remanded in prison by Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja on the charges of terrorism. Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the IPOB known as the Indigenous People of Biafra, has been discharged and […]

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Education

Lecturers Resume But The Main Issue Yet To be Addressed

It has been announced that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) must resume all academic activities as soon as possible on Friday 14th of October 2022. However, Saturday Punch says that concerning the plan for the new agreement and the no-work, no-pay policy, the academics are yet to get the assent of the president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari. After an emergency meeting by the National Executive Council (NEC) held […]

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Politics

Oyebanji Sworn In As Ekiti State Governor

Bringing an end to the administration of Kayode Fayemi, Abiodun OYEBANJI and his deputy, Chief (Mrs) Monisade Afute, have been sworn in as the Governor and Deputy Governor of Ekiti state, respectively. They were sworn in by Hon. Justice Oyewole Adeyeye, the Chief Judge of Ekiti state, on Sunday, October 16, 2022. The tenure of Kayode Fayemi lapsed, and it paved the way for another helmsman to take over for […]

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News

Rivers Assembly Decertifies Celestine Omehia As Ex-Governor

The motion to decertify Celestine Omehia as an ex-governor of Rivers State was passed by the lawmakers during a sitting on Thursday, 6th October 2022. The house unanimously voted for his decertification after he parted ways with Governor Wike and went with Atiku. The motion was first moved by the leader of the house, Martin Ameawnule, then Evans Bipi during a plenary on the same day. All the present members […]

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Holiday

Eid-el Maulud: October 10 Declared a Public Holiday  

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, the 10th of October 2022, a public holiday. This was declared to observe this year's celebration of the birth of Prophet Mohammed (SAW), known as Eid-el Maulud. The Federal Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement signed by the ministry's permanent secretary, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, congratulated all Muslims on behalf of the Federal Government for seeing a new year again. […]

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