Ex-AGF Adoke Tests Positive In UAE

A Former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has tested positive for Coronavirus in the United Arab Emirate (UAE), where he had gone for medical check-up. He is stranded in the UAE and is unable to return to Nigeria. His lawyer, Kanu Agabi (SAN), disclosed this on Monday at the resumption of proceedings in the money laundering case involving Adoke and a businessman, Aliyu Abubakar, at a Federal High Court in Abuja. Spread the love

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Reopening Of Schools, Religious Centres Fuelling Second Wave …PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has blamed re-opening of schools, businesses and religious centres without compliance with safety measures for increasing number of infections. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, disclosed this on Monday during a media briefing in Abuja. He also identified re-opening of airports and increased local and international travels as another source of spread of the second wave of the disease. Noting the intensity of the new wave of infection is unlike the earlier one as…

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Osimhen Positive After Second COVID-19 Test

Napoli have confirmed that record-signing Victor Osimhen remains positive for COVID-19 after a fresh coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday. The Italian club stated this on their Twitter handle. Osimhen first tested positive for COVID-19 upon return to Naples on New Year’s Day, after spending time in Nigeria, where he attended a birthday party and breached COVID-19 protocols. Videos showed the forward dancing without a facemask, while his guests also broke COVID-19 protocols, which angered Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso and the club’s fans. However, after 10 days in…

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NUT Gives Condition For Resumption In States

The Nigeria Union of Teachers has expressed readiness to return to class but warned that it would declare trade disputes with states indebted to workers up to four months’ salaries. The organisation said since teachers had wasted about five months at home because of COVID-19, they would return to classes as they had known how to take precautions. The Secretary-General of NUT, Mike Ene, stated this in an interview with The PUNCH. Asked to respond to preparations for resumption after the expiration of the January 18 dateline by the Federal…

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