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Apr 17, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 51 new COVID-19 cases, total now 493

Confirmed cases of coronavirus have increased to 493 in Nigeria after 51 new infections were recorded on Friday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made...

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Apr 17, 2020

COVID-19: Success in reducing spread’ll determine when normal life returns – FG

The federal government has warned that return to normal way of life and suspension of strict measures would depend on how much success was achieved in the fight...

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Apr 17, 2020

COVID-19: Nigerian Military provides two testing laboratories

The Nigerian Armed Forces has provided two laboratories for the testing of suspected COVID-19 cases. The Defence Reference Laboratory in Abuja and Nigerian A...

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Apr 17, 2020

COVID-19: 22 arrested ExxonMobil staff will be prosecuted – Wike

The Rivers State Government has vowed to prosecute 22 staff of American oil giant, ExxonMobile, who entered the state on Thursday in violation of the lockdown o...

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Apr 17, 2020

Emir of Daura loses wife

Hajiya Binta Umar, the first wife of the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar has died on Friday in Daura at the age of 70, after a protracted illness. The...

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Apr 17, 2020

UPDATED: Fire guts INEC Headquarters

The Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja was on Friday razed by fire. The affected section, the Election and Party Mon...

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Apr 17, 2020

Kano streets, roads deserted over lockdown

Major roads and streets in the ancient city of Kano were deserted on Friday morning, following the lockdown announced by GovernorvAbdullahi Ganduje as parts of...

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Apr 17, 2020

Norway launches coronavirus tracker app

Norway, one of the first European countries to begin lifting confinement measures, is launching a smartphone tracking and tracing app to try to halt a return of...

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Apr 17, 2020

Appeal Court dismisses suits seeking to nullify Bayelsa, Kogi gov elections

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the case brought by the Action Peoples Party challenging the propriety of the last governorship elections held in Bay...

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Apr 17, 2020

BREAKING: Ex-Kano Attorney-General, Aliyu Umar dies

Former Kano State Attorney-General and commissioner for justice, Aliyu Umar, SAN has died. He died in early hours of Friday at about 4:00 am after a brief illn...

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Apr 17, 2020

JUST IN: Fire guts Kebbi medical store

The central medical store of the malaria control unit, Birin-Kebbi was on Thursday night gutted by fire. A large consignment of drugs was salvaged from the inf...

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Apr 17, 2020

UK extends lockdown measures for three more weeks • William opens new emergency hospital

Britain has extended its nationwide lockdown for no less than another three weeks, as stand-in leader Dominic Raab ordered Britons to stay at home to prevent th...

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Apr 16, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 35 new coronavirus cases, total now 442

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria have increased to 442 after 35 new infections were recorded on Thursday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control mad...

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Apr 16, 2020

COVID-19: Nigeria gets fresh medical supplies from UN

The United Nations on Thursday delivered a fresh batch of medical equipment and other vital supplies to Nigerian government to further aid its fight against the...

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Apr 16, 2020

Over 16,744 persons receive FG’s cash transfer in Kaduna

No fewer than 16,744 poor households have received N20,000 each in the ongoing implementation of the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme i...

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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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