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Mar 30, 2020

BREAKING: Lagos discharges five coronavirus patients

Lagos State Government on Monday discharged five coronavirus patients at Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital. This brings to eight the total nu...

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Mar 30, 2020

COVID 19: 165 arrested in Kaduna for violating curfew order ...205 vehicles, tricycles impounded

Security operatives have arrested not less than 165 persons in Kaduna State for violating the curfew imposed by the government as part of measures to prevent th...

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Mar 30, 2020

Onyeama denies testing positive for COVID-19

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has denied testing positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The minister in a statement issued by his Special A...

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Mar 30, 2020

Buhari shuts down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun for 14 days

Fed Govt revs up anti-COVID-19 battle Senate backs President’s action Commercial city Lagos, capital city Abuja and industrial hub, Ogun State, will remain un...

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Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19: Pandemic will end soon, Adeboye assures

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday assured that the COVID-19 saga will soon be over. Accord...

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Mar 30, 2020

Buhari locks down Lagos, Ogun, Abuja, cases reach 111

FG’s 14-day stay-at-home order begins 11pm today UCH CMD, Provost, NIS boss test positive to coronavirus I will be in Lagos this week, be back soon, says Abba...

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Mar 30, 2020

COVID-19: Cases hit 686,199 with 32,277 deaths

The dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19) has now infected more than 686,199 people with 32,277 deaths, according the figures gathered by The Nation last night. Out...

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Mar 30, 2020

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise to 111

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported fourteen new cases of coronavirus in the country, taking the total number of infections to 111. Ac...

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19: Imo Speaker orders Lawmaker out of plenary for sneezing *Advises another to go into self isolation

The speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Collins Chiji has ordered the member representing Nkwerre State Constituency, Mr. Obinna Okwara to leave the hal...

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19: Buhari salutes Elumelu, Rabiu, Dangote, Atiku, others for contributions

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted public–spirited Nigerians and organisations for standing up to be counted in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic....

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Mar 27, 2020

CBN, private sector to raise N120b •Dangote, Elumelu, Ovia, Wigwe, Otedola, others named in Funding Committee

A N120 billion funding was on Thursday announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to tackle Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The fund will be raised by t...

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Mar 27, 2020

World Bank plans $160b relief package • G20 leaders to inject $5tr into global economy

THE World Bank is finalising a package of coronavirus relief valued at up to $160 billion over the next 15 months. Its President David Malpass, said on Thursday...

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Mar 27, 2020

29 soldiers die, 61 injured in Boko Haram ambush – Army ...COAS sends emissaries to Borno

The Nigerian Army (NA) on Friday said it lost 29 personnel while 61 others sustained varying injuries during last week’s ambush of troops at Goniri and Gorgi by...

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID- 19: CAN orders total shut down of church activities in Ogun

The Ogun State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) on Friday issued fresh directive asking churches in the state to shut down all activities, i...

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Mar 27, 2020

BREAKING: Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has confirmed testing positive for coronavirus. Boris made this known via his twitter account, Friday after...

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Mar 27, 2020

BREAKING news from Aso Villa, by Femi Adesina

Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures o...

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Mar 27, 2020

Lassa fever: Death toll hits 193

The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak of Lassa fever has risen to 173, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC said that this...

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19: SGF, Ehanire, Aregbesola, Lai Mohammed, Sadiyya, Adamu,Ramatu test negative

THERE was a sigh of relief on Thursday in Abuja as most members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet tested negative to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic....

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Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19: Kogi closes firm, places Chinese, others on isolation

The Kogi State Government on Thursday ordered the immediate closure of the West Africa Ceramics Limited based in Ajaokuta. The government, through the Task F...

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Mar 27, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court rejects Zamfara APC’s request for judgment’s review *Justice Nweze disagrees

The Supreme Court has dismissed application by the Abdulaziz Yari faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for a review of its May 24, 2019 judgment in th...

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