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Undocumented workers in Canada fear that getting vaccinated could mean being arrested if someone reports them to police or immigration authorities because...

COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Canada won’t be affected by possible EU restrictions: minister

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The number of global coronavirus deaths has exceeded 1 million. Cases recorded have passed 33.5 million.

Ogun records one COVID-19 death, confirms 24 new cases

The number of COVID-19 fatalities in Ogun State has increased to 23, the state government has confirmed. This indicates...

Nigerian Bordeaux forward, Kalu, tests positive for COVID-19

Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu, has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the second Super Eagles star to contract the disease after Genk striker,...

Oyo records highest COVID-19 cases ever

Oyo State government has confirmed 141 new cases of COVID-19 in the State. This is the highest number of...

Nigeria records 503 new COVID-19 cases, 669 all out passing’s

A sum of Five Hundred and Three, 503, new instances of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. The Nigeria...

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Cabinet ministers will be on parade at the Liberal convention Friday but all eyes will be on someone who's never overtly dipped...

Ex-speaker Bankole registers as APC member in Ogun

Scores of supporters trooped out on Wednesday, as former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole officially registered as a member...

After $500M of double CERB payments made, investigation needed into fraud: AG

Canada’s auditor general said while she applauds the government’s efforts to get money out the door quickly to Canadians who had been...

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Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has said the Peoples Democratic Party won the 2019 presidential election. President Muhammadu...

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Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has urged the National Assembly to fast-track legislation...

Group demands account of N4 billion allegedly borrowed by Imo Governor

A sociocultural organization in Imo State, Olu Owerri has asked the state Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma to account for the over N4...

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Osimhen voted best player as Eagles thrash Lesotho 3-0

The Super Eagles ended their Africa Nations Cup qualifiers with an emphatic 3-0 win over Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos...

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Manchester United will not be attempting to re-sign Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in this summer’s transfer window, Express Sport reports.

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Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, is determined to resign from Real Madrid this summer and has instructed his agents to open talks with...

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U.S Rapper, Kanye West has been named the wealthiest black man in American history after his net worth hit 6.6 billion dollars...

Musician, Lilfrosh remanded for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

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Ojukwu varsity lecturers shun ASUU strike, resume duties

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