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President Buhari Is Tolerating Too Much Nonsense From Some People – Masari

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Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari says President Muhammadu Buhari has been tolerating rubbish from some people. The Governor stated this while fielding questions from Television Continental (TVC), saying many leaders cannot stand a portion of what Buhari is condoning from some unpatriotic Nigerians.

PDP Wins Andoni In Rivers LG Poll

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Mr. Erastus Awortu, chairmanship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Andoni local area council has emerged winner in the just concluded council poll having pulled the highest number of 107,658 votes.

Judicial Financial Autonomy Is Constitutional and Is A Must - NBA

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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) through its president Olumide Akpata has directed all its branch chairmen nationwide to effectively mobilise their members and visits state governors’ and pressurize states who are unwilling to implement judicial financial autonomy as demanded by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN). 

A Wearable Wristwatch-like Device Could Alert Doctors, Patients Of Looming COVID-19 Cytokine Storm

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A device the size of a wristwatch can examine sweat and spot signs of an imminent, and deadly, cytokine storm that is caused by Covid-19 and other infections. The phenomenon occurs when chemicals in the bloodstream, referred to as cytokines, reproduce rapidly and run out of control. These tiny chemicals are designed to limit and control the immune system and when they go crooked it can lead to inflammation and organ damage. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors recognized that patients who developed a “cytokine storm” a surge of pro-inflammatory immune proteins, were often the sickest and at highest risk of dying. A cytokine storm can however occur in other illnesses, such as influenza. Presently, scientists report preliminary results on a sweat sensor that acts as an early warning system for an impending cytokine storm, which could assist doctors more effectively treat patients. The researchers will present their results today at the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS Spring 2021 is being held online between April 5 and 30. Live sessions will be hosted between April 5 and16, and on-demand and networking content will continue through April 30. The meeting features nearly 9,000 presentations on a wide range of science topics.

COVID-19: Hope As Curve Flattening, Zero Death In The Last Three Days

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The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has yesterday disclosed that fatalities due to covid-19 were diminishing as the agency recorded zero death since Tuesday in Nigeria.

After Eradicating Polio, UNICEF Caution Nigeria Of Possible Resurgence Except

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The United Nation International Children Endowment Fund (UNICEF)has warned Nigerian authorities that the success of wiping the wild poliovirus may be in vain except preventive measures is put in place as follow up.

NNPC Plans To Complete Borno Gas Plant In Four Months

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The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Group Managing Director (GMD), Mele Kyari has said the oil corporation has targeted four months for the completion of the gas-powered electricity facility in Borno State. The GMD made the assertion while on a visit to the Governor of State, Babagana Umara Zulum, saying that the gas plant is to serve as an alternative to the vandalism of on-grid electricity facilities by Boko Haram insurgents. He added that the Federal Government is concerned about the discomfort residents of Borno State have experienced due to lack of electricity, also noting that President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify gas power consumption especially in the domestic market of the country.

Minister Sale Mamman Apologizes Over Power Outage

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The Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman has tendered an apology to all Nigerians affected by the power outage currently being experienced across the country. Engr. Mamman who described the situation as unfortunate said the outage is due to gas constraints, maintenance of Jebba Plant, and water shortage management in Shiroro plant. His Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Aaron Artimas, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. The statement reads; “The Ministry of Power is not unaware of the current power outages/shortages bedeviling many parts of the country.

Alleged N60bn Printing: Obaseki Lied Says FG

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The Federal Government has slammed the comment of Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki that the Federal Government printed N60billioin naira to argue the money given to state governors in March.

UCL Semi –Finals: Zidane To Let Lose Hazard After Chelsea

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Former Chelsea player now in Madrid, Eden Hazard is said to kick against his former club in the champions league semi-finals. Hazard joined the Santiago Bernabeu club in 2019 for a fee of £100m after seven trophy-laden years at the Stamford Bridge.

Ahmed Musa Joins Kano Pillars For A Second Stint

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Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has rejoined boyhood club Kano Pillars after more than a decade spell in Europe and Asain leagues. The forward will spend the rest of the 2020/21 season playing in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, since he could not find a European side. Musa with over 40 appearances and 22 goals in the NPFL has agreed to join "Sai Masu Gida" with whom he became the top scorer in 2009 after scoring 18 goals before moving to VVV Venlo in the Netherlands.

Liverpool Need To Be At Their Best Against Madrid – Klopp

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Liverpool must produce a “perfect performance” to overcome a 3-1 first-leg deficit against Real Madrid on Wednesday and reach the Champions League semi-finals, manager Jurgen Klopp said.

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Insecurity: Nigerian Troops Impose Strict Measures After Boko Haram Attack In Yobe Military Base

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Nigerian Troops have restricted movement along Damaturu-Damboa-Biu Road following attacks by members of ISWAP/Boko Haram on a Kumuya military base in Yobe State.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX To Send Persons Of Colour And Women To Moon For The First Time

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NASA picked Elon Musk’s SpaceX to receive $2.9 billion to build a lunar lander as part of the Artemis mission to send humans to the Moon by 2024, the agency announced today. It’s a major vote of confidence in SpaceX from NASA — as no other company received the money. The contract between NASA and SpaceX is expected to be signed on May 1.

Famous Bad Boy Rapper, Black Rob, Lost Battle Of Life To Kidney Failure

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A former Bad boy Rapper, Robert Ross, popularly known as a Black Rob is dead. He died last night at the age of 51 after suffering from kidney disease and other complications.

Biden To Withdraw U.S Troops From Afghanistan by Sept 11

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United States’ President Joe Biden plans to withdraw the remaining U.S troops from Afghanistan by Sept 11, 2021, ending the 20 years presence of American forces in the Middle Eastern country since the 9/11 attack by al Qaeda. According to Reuters, U.S Secretary of State, Antony Blinken and U.S Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin are expected to brief NATO allies on Wednesday in Brussels, while the president may also make a public announcement on the decision. Also, a senior Biden administration official said “The president has judged that a conditions-based approach, which has been the approach of the past two decades, is a recipe in staying in Afghanistan forever.”