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Apr 24, 2020

ECOWAS Heads of Govt. pledge 15% of budget to healthcare

Heads of States and Governments of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed to dedicate 15 per cent of their annual budget to developi...

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Apr 24, 2020

COVID-19: Heat kills virus, ‘enjoy the sun’ – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump called on Americans to “enjoy the sun” after unveiling a study that supposedly showed that the novel coronavirus dissipates more qui...

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Apr 24, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 108 new coronavirus cases, total now 981

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 108 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-1...

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Apr 24, 2020

BREAKING: Taskforce kills policewoman in Rivers

The Rivers State Task Force enforcing lockdown measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic has killed an unidentified policewoman in the state....

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Apr 24, 2020

COVID-19: Kwara records two new cases, extends lockdown

Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has extended the lockdown order in the state by two weeks following the discovery of two new COVID-19 cases in the...

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Apr 23, 2020

BREAKING: Ramadan begins on Friday — Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Thursday night announced the commencement of the Ramadan fast on Friday, 24th April, 2020 H...

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Apr 23, 2020

Confusion in FCT as COVID-19 patients refuse evacuation

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello has revealed that many COVID-19 patients have refused to be evacuated to treatment centres...

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Apr 23, 2020

Sanwo-Olu donates 400 bags of rice, garri to boat operators in Lagos

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has donated 100 bags of rice and 300 bags of garri to the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Niger...

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Apr 23, 2020

ECOWAS appoints Buhari ‘Champion of COVID-19 response

President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed the ‘Champion of the COVID-19 response’ by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Hea...

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Apr 23, 2020

ECOWAS leaders appoint Buhari champion of COVID-19 response

Presidents of West African countries, under the aegis of the Economic Community of West African States Authority of Heads of State and Government, have appointe...

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Apr 23, 2020

Buhari mourns Galadima Modu Sheriff

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the news of the death of Alhaji Modu Sheriff, Galadima of Borno Emirate and the father of former governor...

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Apr 23, 2020

NCDC confirms 91 cases in 8 states, FCT

The 91 COVID-19 cases confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) were recorded in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Lagos...

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Apr 22, 2020

FAAC shares ₦780.926bn for March 2020

In the next few working days, civil servants will be paid their April 2020 salaries. This is because the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has...

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Apr 22, 2020

COVID-19: Anambra discharges index case

The first case of COVID-19 in Anambra has tested negative twice to the virus and has been certified fit to go home, Gov. Willie Obiano, has declared. Obiano...

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Apr 22, 2020

BREAKING: Ganduje relaxes lockdown

Kano state government has relaxed the Lockdown order from 6 am Thursday to 12 midnight Friday in order to allow people to prepare adequately for the forthcoming...

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Apr 22, 2020

ASUU rejects submission of BVN as condition for payment of withheld salaries

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has rejected the submission of Bank Verification Number (BVN) as a condition for payment of February and...

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Apr 20, 2020

Nigeria records 86 new cases of COVID-19

Eighty-Six new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its verified twitter handle...

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Apr 20, 2020

Buhari lost dependable lieutenant, disciple, says Oshiomhole

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari lost a dependable lieutenant and a close ideologica...

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Apr 20, 2020

Fed Govt delivers trucks of rice, kicks off TraderMoni

MINISTER of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Farouq, at the weekend, delivered three trucks of rice to Katsina State as pa...

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Apr 18, 2020

UPDATED: Buhari’s CoS, Abba Kyari, dies

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, is died. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi...

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