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Apr 28, 2020

Kano loses another prominent indigene

The alarming rate of mysterious deaths in the ancient city of Kano has claimed another victim. Dr Ghali Umar of the Department of Architecture of the Ka...

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Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19: Atiku’s son, Mohammed, recovers, thanks Nigerians

Mohammed Atiku, son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has recovered from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease to which he tested positive last month. Mo...

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Apr 28, 2020

BREAKING: Nasarawa records first COVID-19 case

Nasarawa has recorded its first coronavirus case. Governor Abdullahi Sule announced this in a press briefing. “It is sad to announce that Nasarawa has rec...

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Apr 28, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 64 new coronavirus cases

Sixty-four new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in NIgeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) disclosed this via its verified official twit...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Full text of President Buhari’s speech

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari locks down Kano for two weeks

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered total lockdown of Kano State for two weeks. In a national broadcast on Monday evening, the President said the measure wa...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari relaxes lockdown of Lagos, FCT, Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered phased and gradual relaxation of the lockdown order on Lagos, FCT and Ogun to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Presid...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Tinubu, wife test negative for COVID-19

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and his wife, Senator Remi Tinubu have tested negative for COVID-19. Details shortl...

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Apr 27, 2020

FG appoints Unilorin Director, VC Federal Agric varsity, Zuru

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a former Director of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), Prof. Musa Ahmed, as the Vice-Chancellor of...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari addresses Nigerians by 8pm

President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation on Monday by8:00pm. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed thi...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Kano records two new COVID-19 deaths

The Kano State Ministry of Health confirmed the death of two COVID-19 patients in the state, bringing the total deaths to three. This was announced by the Mini...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Fire guts NNPC petrol station in Lagos

NNPC filling station at Yaya Abatan area of Ogba, Lagos State has been gutted by fire. The fire has reportedly started affecting nearby houses The cause o...

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Apr 27, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 91 new COVID-19 cases, total 1273

Nigeria has recorded 91 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced. NCDC, on its verified twitter handle on Sunday ni...

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Apr 26, 2020

May/June 2020 examination not cancelled, says WAEC

The West African Examinations Council has denied cancelling the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for school candidates. The Head of Na...

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Apr 26, 2020

Kaduna extends lockdown by 30 days

Kaduna State Government has extended the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic in the state by 30 days. This was contained in a statement on Sunday...

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Apr 26, 2020

UPDATED: Ebonyi records first COVID-19 case

Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki Ebonyi State has recorded its first COVID-19 case. The state Governor David Umahi stated this in a statement on Sunday evening....

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Apr 26, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria confirms 87 new cases of COVID-19, total now 1182

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night confirmed 87 new cases of the Coronavirus. According to a tweet from the NCDC, Lagos State re...

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Apr 25, 2020

“APC not involved in who becomes the new COS”

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has no role to play in determining or influencing who emerges as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammad...

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Apr 25, 2020

BREAKING: Obaseki’s Chief of Staff resigns

Taiwo Akerele, the Chief of Staff to Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has resigned his appointment. It was gathered the youthful Akerele, an indigene of Igarra in...

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Apr 25, 2020

UPDATED: Nigeria’s coronavirus cases pass 1000, death toll now 32

Nigeria has recorded over 1000 confirmed cases of coronavirus, The PUNCH reports. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter hand...

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