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Coronavirus: US plans to quarantine 1,000 returnees

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The Pentagon is preparing military installations too, if necessary, quarantine up to 1,000 people returning to the United States from overseas to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.

“On Feb. 1, Secretary of Defense Dr Mark T.

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Controversies trail Dr Sid, Simi’s marriage break-up

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Diverse reactions have continued to trail the marriage break-up of Mavin Records singer, Sidney Esiri, aka Dr Sid and Simi Esiri.

Although the estranged husband has not released any statement about the crisis, Simi, on her part, confirmed their separation, adding that the marriage would soon be annulled.

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The Indigenous People of Biafra on Saturday hailed the leadership of the Republican Party in Iowa, United States, for inviting its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to President Donald Trump’s campaign rally at Des Moines Iowa.

The group claimed that Kanu was a special guest at the rally held on Thursday, January

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Ihedioha, PDP should prepare for 2023 — Uzodinma

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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has told  Emeka Ihedioha and the Peoples Democratic Party to forget about the 2019 governorship election in the state and focus on the 2023 polls.

Uzodinma, who addressed All Progressives Congress supporters who paid him a  solidarity visit   at the Government House in Owerri on

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Rail: FG to ban heavy cargo transport by road

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The Federal Government plans to ban the movement of certain category of cargoes on some roads after the completion of major railways in the country.

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said this in Lagos during a panel session on infrastructure development and financing at an event organised by Deloitte

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Why we placed travel restrictions on Nigerians —US

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Oyetunji Abioye, John Ameh, Sunday Aborisade, Femi Makinde, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Success Nwogu, Friday Olokor, Alexander Okere, Mudiaga Affe  and Adelani Adepegba

The United States has given reasons for imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians and five other countries’  nationals.

It said Nigeria did not comply with the established identity-management and information-sharing

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Senate confirms Kingsley Obiora as CBN deputy gov

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The Senate on Thursday, January 30, 2020, confirmed the appointment of Dr Kingsley Obiora as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) had asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of Dr Obiora as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank

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