WHO warns that anti-viral drug Remdesivir is not an effective cure for Covid-19 despite getting US and EU

 

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) officials have warned that the anti-viral drug Remdesivir should not be used for hospitalized Covid-19 patients because trials have failed to prove that the medicine is effective.

 

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Gbajabiamila suspends aide who shot newspaper vendor and hands him over to DSS

HON Femi Gbajabiamila the speaker of Nigeria's Federal House of Representatives has identified his security aide who was responsible for the recent murder of a newspaper vendor in Abuja as a certain Abdullahi Hassan.

 

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Sars panel hears how a man has spent a year in detention for failing to pay police N3m bribe

 

MEMBERS of the Rivers State judicial panel of inquiry set up to investigate abuses by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (Sars) police unit have been told how a man from Khana Local Government Area has remained in detention for a year for failing to pay a bribe.

 

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Nigeria signs MoU with her northern neighbour Niger Republic for the supply of petrol

 

NIGERIA'S federal government has signed an agreement with Niger Republic to resume the resumption of petrol products from her northern neighbour as part of a plan to combat domestic shortages due to limited refining capacity.

 

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Pinnick says NFF cannot afford to sack Rohr because the cost of doing so will be too high

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has revealed that Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr will not be sacked despite the recent poor performances of the ream because the cost of dismissing him are too high.

 

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Boris Johnson has just announced plans to spend £16.5bn on defence. President Buhari should be in the phone to Downing Street with an audacious plan demanding a share of the action

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(1) British prime minister Boris Johnson has just announced that he will be spending an extra £16.5bn ($21.9bn) on defence over the next four years. Nigeria could help that money go far if the British outsource some of the work to us

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Sars panel hears of how taxi driver spent seven months in detention for asking policemen to pay their fare

 

MEMBERS of the Ogun State judicial panel of inquiry set up to investigate abuses by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (Sars) police unit have been told how one taxi driver was detained for seven months for daring to ask policemen to pay their fares.

 

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Trump intends spending Thanksgiving barricaded in the White House to prove he is still president

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has left his supporters guessing at what his next move will be after it emerged that rather than spend the forthcoming US Thanksgiving holiday at his Florida resort as he normally does he will board himself up in the White House.

 

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Kaduna State to resume secret trial of Shiite leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky in January

KADUNA State government intends to continue the secret trial of Shiite leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife early next year after a high court adjourned the hearing until January 25 and 26 2021.

 

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Celestial Church of Christ clergyman sent to prison for defrauding UK diasporan

CELESTIAL Church of Christ Global parish clergyman Prophet Israel Ogundipe popularly known as Genesis has been sentenced to one year in prison for fraud by a Lagos State high court after being convicted of defrauding a UK-based diasporan.

 

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