LATEST NEWS IN NIGERIA THIS MORNING, SUNDAY, 3/1/2021

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Good morning and welcome to Brainnews latest news updates for this morning, Sunday, January 3, 2021.

Below are all the latest updates this morning;

1. Boko Haram Abduct Aid Worker In Northern Nigeria

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A United Nations(UN), worker, Abubakar Garba Idris, has been abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno.

It was gathered that Idris, also known as Alooma, was abducted along Damaturu-Maiduguri road, in Borno on Saturday, January 2, when the insurgents attacked some convoy of commuters near Matari village between Minok to Jakana road at about 8:30am. CONTINUE READING WITH PHOTOS..

2. COVID-19: Federal Govt Releases Passport Details Of 100 Banned Passengers

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Federal Govt Releases Passport Details Of 100 Banned Passengers

The Federal Government has published the passport numbers of 100 travelers, who failed to undergo the mandatory COVID-19 test after their return to Nigeria.

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on December 24, announced that travelers who refused to undergo the mandatory COVID-19 test after returning to the country would have their passports suspended. CONTINUE READING..

3. Man Arrested For Cutting Off Private Part Of A 6-Year-Old Girl For Ritual In Bauchi

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The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one Adamu Abdul Ra’uf of Gandu Jama’are, 20, for allegedly cutting off the private part of a 6-year-old girl for ritual.

The Command’s Spokesman, DSP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this on Friday, January 1, 2021, said the suspect was arrested following a report to the police by the child’s aunt after she was found in a pool of blood. CONTINUE READING WITH PHOTO..

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4. Nigeria Records 576 New Cases Of COVID-19 On January 2

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC says 576 fresh cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, January 2, 2021.

According to the statistics released by the center, Lagos recorded 277 fresh cases, the highest for the day while the FCT recorded 90 fresh cases. CONTINUE READING..

5. Premier League Results For Saturday, January 2

Here is the complete results for Premier League matches played on Saturday, January 2. CONTINUE READING..

6. Premier League Fixtures For Sunday, January 3

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Here are the complete fixtures for Premier League matches for Sunday, January 3. CONTINUE READING..