BUSINESS

Oil Prices Drop Amid Supply Glut

Oil prices fell on Monday as concern over a persistent glut and economic gloom caused by the Coronavirus pandemic combined to cancel out support from some of the world’s top producers, Reuters reports. Brent crude futures were down 29 cents, or 0.9 per cent at $30.68 a barrel by 0431 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude […]

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Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday dismissed an application brought before it

AFederal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday dismissed an application brought before it by  The Registered Committee of Socio-economic Right and Accountability Project seeking an order of court granting leave to apply for judicial review and to seek an order of mandamus directing and compelling the respondent to compile and make available to the […]

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Senate President Commends Yobe Government Over Probe Of ‘Mystery Deaths

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commended the Yobe State Government for ordering an investigation into the ‘mystery deaths’ recently reported in some parts of the state. Lawan expressed concern at the reports that many people had died of unknown causes particularly in Gashua, Nguru and Portiskum communities. Lawan welcomed the announcement by […]

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Nigerians Stranded In India Urge Government To Facilitate Return Home

Nigerians stuck in different parts of India have called on the Nigerian Government to facilitate their return to the country. They appealed as government continues its plan of evacuating Nigerians from different parts of the world. Speaking in an interview with Channels TV monitored by 9jakonnect Reporters, Esther, one of those stranded in Bangalore, disclosed […]

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BREAKING: Ondo Records First Coronavirus Death

Ondo State has recorded its first death from Coronavirus, SaharaReporters has learnt. The patient died in the early hours of Monday at the Infectious Disease Hospital on Igbatoro Road in Akure, the state capital. Dr Wahab Adegbenro, Commissioner for Health in the state, made the disclosure during a chat with 9JAKONNECT Reporters. He said, “The […]

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BREAKING: Bandits Currently Attacking Community In Niger State

Armed bandits are currently attacking villages in Shiroro Local Government Area, 9jakonnect Reporters can confirm. The bandits, who already wreaked havoc in Lakpma Village early on Monday morning, are currently operating in Kashua Village near Angwan Madi. 9jakonnect Reporters gathered that some villagers are currently on the run while others have been left at the […]

Health

Borno Discharges 12 COVID-19 Patients

the Borno State Government has discharged 12 more COVID-19 patients from its isolation centres. The state committee on COVID-19 made this known on Sunday. The committee said six of the patients were discharged from the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Isolation Centre while the remaining six were from the Bulabulin Ngaranam Isolation Centre. It also […]

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American Invited To Nigeria By Man She Met On Internet Dies Of Suspected Coronavirus Infection In Delta State

A United States citizen said to have been invited to Nigeria by a young man she met on the Internet, has died of suspected Coronavirus complications in Delta State, 9JAKONNECT Reporters has learnt. Our correspondent reliably gathered that the American, whose identity could not be ascertained at the time of this report, was said to […]

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BREAKING: Nigeria Records 248 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 248 new COVID-19 cases in the country. The agency made the announcement on Sunday night via its Twitter handle. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 4399. The agency said, “248 new cases of ‪#COVID19‬; 81 in Lagos, 35 in Jigawa, 26 […]