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Buratai: Yes, Boko Haram is in Lagos, but we are tracking and arresting them
In an exclusive interview with Arise TV & ThisDay Newspaper, the Chief says there is no where you will not find Boko Haram, even in Lagos. Many have been arrested in Lagos. We have been tracking them. We arrest them and take them into custody - Chief of the Nigerian Army, Lt. Gen. T. Y. Buratai
Nigeria can handle the fall-outs of CoronaVirus outbreak - Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu
Former Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu, examines Nigeria's chances of fending off CoronaVirus outbreak
Nigeria is becoming a totalitarian state where elections don't count - Dr. Obadiah Mailafia
Former presidential candidate, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, talks about foreign direct investment, CBN's policies and 2023 election
Amotekun is illegal, Supreme Court sacks Iheodioha and more- Thisdaylive Panel
*SUPREME COURT SACKS IHEODIOHA AS IMO STATE GOVERNOR - The Panelist discussed the sacking of Imo state Governor by the Supreme Court. *AMOTEKUN IS ILLEGAL- The Panelist discussed the statement by the AGF Malami saying the south west security outfit Amotekun is illegal. *ANGLOPHONE COUNTRIES REJECT ECO- The Panelist discussed the rejection of ECO to replace CFA by the anglophone speaking countries. *DONALD TRUMP IMPEACHMENT OPENS - The Panelist discussed the U.S. President Donald Trump impeachment which was opened. #Amotekun #ImoState #SouthWest
Competence in leadership will reinvigorate Nigeria - Dr Chima Nnaji
Good governance advocate Dr Chima Nnaji addresses Imo Governorship crisis, Igbo presidency in 2023, and restructuring.
TI's corruption rating of Nigeria is only a perception - Issa Aremu
Labour leader, Issa Aremu, on Transparency International's rating on corruption, UK-Africa Investment Summit, Amotekun and Saraki versus Kwara State Government
Ex-Governor Olusegun Osoba on his journalism & political battles
In this interview with Reuben Abati & Tundun Abiola, former Ogun State governor, Segun Osoba, talks about his journalism and political battles. Highlight of the interview includes a hard-lined advice to the Governor of Ogun State. #AmosunArmsCollection #OgunState
State policing and insecurity with Arthur-Worrey
Former Lagos Security Trust Fund boss, Fola Arthur-Worrey, talks state police and insecurity. #statepolice
Nigeria needs revolution, not war--Sowore
Omoyele Sowore - journalist, former presidential aspirant, chats with Reuben Abati and Tundun Abiola about his campaign against injustice and shedding of blood in Nigeria & the need for a revolution in Nigeria. #Revolution #Sowore #takeitdown
Herdsmen want end of Nigeria- Ex-DSS Director
Former Director of the Department of State Security Service #DSS, Mike Ejiofor in this interview says #Herdsmen want end of Nigeria.
Who is to blame for the defective war against insurgency - Dr Austin Tam-George
Dr Austin says the Commander-in-Chief is to blame and not service chiefs, for defective war against insurgency. Tam-George was the Commissioner for Information, River State. #insurgency #bokoharam
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Funke Akindele Bello apologizes after being dragged for holding house party amid coronavirus

05/04/2020
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Funke Akindele Bello apologizes after being dragged for holding house party amid coronavirus

Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele has taken to her Instagram page to apologize to her fans and friends for hosting a...

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'New Coronavirus strain' which lasts for 49 days discovered in China

05/04/2020
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'New Coronavirus strain' which lasts for 49 days discovered in China

A new strain of Coronavirus discovered in China has raised fear of the virus lasting for 49 days.    A team of...

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COVID-19: Five more patients including 10-year-old girl discharged in Lagos

05/04/2020
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COVID-19: Five more patients including 10-year-old girl discharged in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the discharge of five patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba...

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Ten new cases of coronavirus have been reported, cases in Nigeria hit 224

05/04/2020
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Ten new cases of coronavirus have been reported, cases in Nigeria hit 224

Nigeria on Sunday confirmed ten new cases of the COVID-19 and one new death. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made...

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Lagos announces death of 36-year-old COVID-19 patient

05/04/2020
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Lagos announces death of 36-year-old COVID-19 patient

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a...

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FG, CBN get ultimatum to provide spending details on COVID-19 relief funds

05/04/2020
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FG, CBN get ultimatum to provide spending details on COVID-19 relief funds

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to provide...

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Coronavirus kills 3 Nigerians in U.S.

05/04/2020
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Coronavirus kills 3 Nigerians in U.S.

Three Nigerians have lost been confirmed dead after contacting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the United States. The Consul General of...

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Another Nigerian man dies of Coronavirus in the UK

05/04/2020
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Another Nigerian man dies of Coronavirus in the UK

Another Nigerian has died from the coronavirus. The deceased, Bola Omoyeni, died on Friday April 3, in a UK hospital. A...

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Dubai enters lockdown to tackle coronavirus

05/04/2020
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Dubai enters lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Dubai imposed a two-week lockdown Saturday night and Saudi Arabia sealed off parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah...

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Oyo state confirms another coronavirus case

05/04/2020
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Oyo state confirms another coronavirus case

According to a statement released by the Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof Temitope Alonge on...

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Trump to Americans: Prepare for lot of deaths

05/04/2020
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Trump to Americans: Prepare for lot of deaths

United States President, Donald Trump has told Americans to prepare for a lot of death in the coming week as...

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COVID-19: Survey of 6,200 Doctors Shows Hydroxychloroquine is Best Treatment

05/04/2020
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COVID-19: Survey of 6,200 Doctors Shows Hydroxychloroquine is Best Treatment

•FG proposes N500bn special intervention fund to NASS•Five more test positive, total now 214 cases•Plateau nurses, midwives threaten to down...

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COVID-19: New York landlord cancels rent for his tenants

05/04/2020
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COVID-19: New York landlord cancels rent for his tenants

A Landlord in Coronavirus ravaged New York has cancelled this month’s rent for his tenants on account of the pandemic. Mario...

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Gov. Bala Mohammed turns the tables against coronavirus

05/04/2020
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Gov. Bala Mohammed turns the tables against coronavirus

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state will soon be out of coronavirus-imposed isolation after he tested negative for the virus. He...

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Abia begins production of face masks

05/04/2020
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Abia begins production of face masks

The Abia state government says it has started production of “certified, quality standard” protective medical kits and masks to cater...

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Reps propose free electricity for two months as FG seeks NASS approval to spend N500bn on COVID-19

05/04/2020
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Reps propose free electricity for two months as FG seeks NASS approval to spend N500bn on COVID-19

• As confirmed cases hit 214• Testing with TB diagnosis machines may be game-changer – Experts The Federal Government projects to...

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Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases — toll rises to 214

05/04/2020
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Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases — toll rises to 214

Five new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Bauchi and the federal capital territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

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Benin Teaching Hospital doctors jittery about contracting coronavirus after 2 negative cases turn positive

04/04/2020
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Benin Teaching Hospital doctors jittery about contracting coronavirus after 2 negative cases turn positive

Doctors and nurses at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), are worried that they may have been exposed to...

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No Licence Has Been Issued For 5G In Nigeria - Minister

04/04/2020
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No Licence Has Been Issued For 5G In Nigeria - Minister

PRESS STATEMENT   The attention of my office has been drawn to the public concern about the health implications of the deployment...

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Enugu State commissioner for Health dies

04/04/2020
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Enugu State commissioner for Health dies

  The Enugu State commissioner for Health, Professor Anthony Ugochukwu, is dead. The renowned surgeon was said to have died Friday night...

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Only one coronavirus patient is missing- Osun govt confirms

04/04/2020
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Only one coronavirus patient is missing- Osun govt confirms

The Osun State government on Saturday has confirmed that one coronavirus patient is missing at the Isolation facility in Ejigbo. A...

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Fuel: PDP rejects N123.5, insists on N90 per liter

04/04/2020
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Fuel: PDP rejects N123.5, insists on N90 per liter

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the reduction of  the price of fuel from N125 to N123.5  by the Petroleum...

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Covid- 19: Shutdown national assembly, use their budget for the masses - Prof. Utomi

04/04/2020
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Covid- 19: Shutdown national assembly, use their budget for the masses - Prof. Utomi

Lockdown can lead to breakdown of law and order   Founder of the Centre for Values and Leadership (CVL), Prof Pat Utomi, has...

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Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad — but not for free

04/04/2020
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Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad — but not for free

The federal government has begun moves to bring back Nigerians who are stranded abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman...

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May and Baker Plc produced one million chloroquine tablets for trial –CEO

04/04/2020
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May and Baker Plc produced one million chloroquine tablets for trial –CEO

Sequel to this, May and Baker Plc, which affirmed that it was recently contracted by NAFDAC to manufacture one million...

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Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

04/04/2020
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Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

Weeks after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control approved the use of chloroquine for the clinical...

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Why foreigners are leaving Nigeria over COVID-19 - Minister

04/04/2020
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Why foreigners are leaving Nigeria over COVID-19 - Minister

Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, says there is no hidden agenda behind some countries evacuating their citizens from Nigeria. At...

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More trouble: US hits 7,000 Coronavirus death

04/04/2020
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More trouble: US hits 7,000 Coronavirus death

Darker days ahead for the United States as it hits 7,000 Coronavirus death, with the most powerful nation on earth...

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Kwara govt opens up on UK returnee who died in Ilorin

04/04/2020
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Kwara govt opens up on UK returnee who died in Ilorin

The Kwara government on Friday said there are no facts that UK returnee who died in Ilorin had coronavirus. This was...

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55-year-old man who failed to disclose travel history dies of COVID-19 at LUTH

04/04/2020
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55-year-old man who failed to disclose travel history dies of COVID-19 at LUTH

A 55-year-old man, who was admitted to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has died of complications from COVID-19. The...

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Scientists reveal new ways coronavirus spreads

04/04/2020
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Scientists reveal new ways coronavirus spreads

The deadly coronavirus may be spread through mere breathing or speaking and not just coughing and sneezing. This is the new...

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COVID-19: Over 4,000 UK citizens seek evacuation from Nigeria

04/04/2020
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COVID-19: Over 4,000 UK citizens seek evacuation from Nigeria

Over 4,000 citizens of the United Kingdom have indicated interest in returning to their country amid the coronavirus pandemic. The British...

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Gov. Bello suspends commissioner who brutalised lady

04/04/2020
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Gov. Bello suspends commissioner who brutalised lady

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has ordered the suspension of Mr. Abdulmumuni Danga, Commissioner for Water Resources in the...

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COVID-19: Saving lives more paramount than saving jobs – WHO, IMF

04/04/2020
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COVID-19: Saving lives more paramount than saving jobs – WHO, IMF

The WHO and IMF chiefs insisted Friday that saving lives was a “prerequisite” to saving livelihoods in the coronavirus pandemic...

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Nigeria records two new deaths, 20 fresh coronavirus cases - total now 210

04/04/2020
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Nigeria records two new deaths, 20 fresh coronavirus cases - total now 210

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths from complications of COVID-19 and 20 fresh cases. The agency...

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Akindele, OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturer, released after jail term

03/04/2020
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Akindele, OAU ‘sex-for-marks’ lecturer, released after jail term

Richard Akindele, sacked lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has been released from prison after serving a two-year term.  TheCable...

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COVID-19: Nigeria gets additional labs, tests 4,000

03/04/2020
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COVID-19: Nigeria gets additional labs, tests 4,000

Nigeria has obtained additional eight laboratories to test for COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated.   It also...

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Eti-Osa LGA has highest confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos – Commissioner

03/04/2020
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Eti-Osa LGA has highest confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lagos – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says Eti-Osa Local Government Area has the highest numbers of confirmed...

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Coronavirus: Nigerian Army to produce, supply Liquefied Oxygen

03/04/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigerian Army to produce, supply Liquefied Oxygen

The Nigerian Army is ready to produce and store pure Liquefied Oxygen for immediate supply to isolation centres and designated hospitals for...

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Coronavirus: We are expecting a medical team from China - FG

03/04/2020
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Coronavirus: We are expecting a medical team from China - FG

The federal government says a medical team from China will arrive the country in a few days. Osagie Enahire, minister of...

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Lagos discharges eight-week-old baby, 3 other Coronavirus patients — recovery toll now 25

03/04/2020
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Lagos discharges eight-week-old baby, 3 other Coronavirus patients — recovery toll now 25

The Lagos State Government on Friday said four more Coronavirus patients have been discharged after they tested negative twice. This bring...

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‘COVID-19 corpses’ can’t be claimed for burial - Lai

03/04/2020
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‘COVID-19 corpses’ can’t be claimed for burial - Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says corpses of persons who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) cannot be claimed...

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Lockdown: Soldier shoots motorist dead in Delta

03/04/2020
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Lockdown: Soldier shoots motorist dead in Delta

A motorist, identified as Joseph Pessu, was shot dead in Warri, Delta State, on Thursday, by a soldier for allegedly...

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Another Nigerian doctor dies from Coronavirus in US

03/04/2020
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Another Nigerian doctor dies from Coronavirus in US

A Nigerian doctor identified as Apostle Caleb Anya, has died of Coronavirus in the United States.    The deceased who has been working...

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Nigeria can now test 1,500 people a day for Coronavirus - Minister of Health

03/04/2020
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Nigeria can now test 1,500 people a day for Coronavirus - Minister of Health

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has announced that Nigeria now has the capacity to test 1,500 people a day for...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 190

03/04/2020
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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 190

Nigeria has recorded six new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 190. The Nigeria...

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Cross River state government moves ''No mask, no movement'' order to Monday April 6th

03/04/2020
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Cross River state government moves ''No mask, no movement'' order to Monday April 6th

Cross River state governor, Ben Ayade, has rescheduled the take off date for the no mask no movement order in...

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UCH Chief Medical Director, Prof Otegbayo tests negative for coronavirus, days after testing positive

03/04/2020
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UCH Chief Medical Director, Prof Otegbayo tests negative for coronavirus, days after testing positive

The Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Otegbayo Jesse, has tested negative for coronavirus, just days...

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America missed opportunity to stay ahead of Coronavirus – Bill Gates

03/04/2020
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America missed opportunity to stay ahead of Coronavirus – Bill Gates

American billionaire, Bill Gates has said the United States missed the opportunity to stay ahead of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. The novel...

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Those behind Abba Kyari’s death rumour are heartless – Fani-Kayode

03/04/2020
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Those behind Abba Kyari’s death rumour are heartless – Fani-Kayode

Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out at those peddling rumour that Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari...

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Coronavirus cases worldwide hit one million in just about three months — but 21% have recovered

03/04/2020
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Coronavirus cases worldwide hit one million in just about three months — but 21% have recovered

The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has reached one million — in just about three months. Figures from worldometers, a website providing...

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Coronavirus suspect dies in Omole Estate, Lagos

03/04/2020
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Coronavirus suspect dies in Omole Estate, Lagos

Residents of Omole Estate, Phase II, Lagos are now in perpetual fear following the death of a patient suspected to...

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Atiku’s son speaks from Isolation: ‘I’m well and good’

03/04/2020
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Atiku’s son speaks from Isolation: ‘I’m well and good’

Mohammed Atiku, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has spoken from his isolation centre at the Gwagwalada University...

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PTF urges state to prepare 300 bed capacity facilities

03/04/2020
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PTF urges state to prepare 300 bed capacity facilities

The Presidential Task Force on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has advised all state governments to prepare facilities of at...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus toll jump to 184 with 10 new cases

03/04/2020
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Nigeria’s coronavirus toll jump to 184 with 10 new cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 10 new cases of coronavirus. The agency broke the news in a...

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Coronavirus: Buhari’s daughter steps out of isolation after 14 days

03/04/2020
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Coronavirus: Buhari’s daughter steps out of isolation after 14 days

One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari has stepped out of isolation after spending 14 days to prevent spread...

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Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief

03/04/2020
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Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief

- LASG seeks cooperation on restriction, asks citizens to report violators   On Day Three of the lockdown in Lagos State yesterday, it...

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Lagos discharges another 11 Coronavirus patients

02/04/2020
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Lagos discharges another 11 Coronavirus patients

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said the state has discharged another 11 Coronavirus patients after they tested negative...

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Atiku not collecting bio-data of Nigerians to share money - aide

02/04/2020
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Atiku not collecting bio-data of Nigerians to share money - aide

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has denied collecting the bio-data of Nigerians to distribute money as a result of the coronavirus...

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Coronavirus: Buhari orders payment of salaries

02/04/2020
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Coronavirus: Buhari orders payment of salaries

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the payment of March salaries to federal workers following his movement restriction in Lagos...

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Doctors put Abba Kyari on bed rest as he recuperates - Sources

02/04/2020
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Doctors put Abba Kyari on bed rest as he recuperates - Sources

Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, is responding “very well” to treatment but his doctors have asked...

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Six new cases of Coronavirus hit Osun

02/04/2020
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Six new cases of Coronavirus hit Osun

Six new cases of the deadly Coronavirus has been confirmed in Osun State, bringing the total to 20. As at Wednesday...

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President Buhari's PA, Bashir Ahmad also tweets at Elon Musk to ask for ventilators after Ministry of Finance tweeted at the billionaire to 'come to our aid'

02/04/2020
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President Buhari's PA, Bashir Ahmad also tweets at Elon Musk to ask for ventilators after Ministry of Finance tweeted at the billionaire to 'come to our aid'

Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has also gone on Twitter to ask Elon Musk...

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Edo doctor treating COVID-19 patients contracts disease

02/04/2020
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Edo doctor treating COVID-19 patients contracts disease

A doctor treating COVID-19 patients at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, has contracted the disease, the President of...

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Africa should adopt a structured lockdown to avoid unintended calamities – CSO

02/04/2020
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Africa should adopt a structured lockdown to avoid unintended calamities – CSO

Africa is incapable of managing a total lockdown for weeks, to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, without the situation snowballing...

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Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) tells Nigerian Customs to give out seized foods

02/04/2020
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Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) tells Nigerian Customs to give out seized foods

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has urged the government to ask the Customs to...

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Chloroquine COVID-19 drug has dangerous side effect

02/04/2020
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Chloroquine COVID-19 drug has dangerous side effect

Chloroquine, now a popular drug for the treatment of COVID-19 has a dangerous side effect, a doctor has warned. Dr. Michael...

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Full List: 15 countries without confirmed Covid-19 cases

02/04/2020
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Full List: 15 countries without confirmed Covid-19 cases

Though the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic, with no place safe from its effects, a handful...

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COVID-19 cases to hit 1m within the next few days

02/04/2020
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COVID-19 cases to hit 1m within the next few days

Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), says within the next few days, the world will record one...

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus donations hit N15bn

02/04/2020
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Nigeria’s Coronavirus donations hit N15bn

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday said that monetary contributions to its relief fund under the auspices of...

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Nigeria, others seek $100b debt relief

02/04/2020
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Nigeria, others seek $100b debt relief

AFRICAN Ministers of Finance have launched a coordinated attempt to secure $100 billion debt relief following the economic impact of...

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How 127 Ivory Coast returnees escalated Coronavirus in Osun

02/04/2020
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How 127 Ivory Coast returnees escalated Coronavirus in Osun

The Coronavirus cases in Osun State escalated because of 127 indigenes who returned from Ivory Coast, recently, investigation has revealed. Nine...

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We Are Suspending Business In Abuja, Lagos – Commercial sex workers

02/04/2020
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We Are Suspending Business In Abuja, Lagos – Commercial sex workers

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Sex Workers Association, Amaka Enemo, says sex workers in the country have been forced to suspend...

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Foreign returnees import 12 COVID-19 cases into Osun - Results of 56 tests expected

02/04/2020
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Foreign returnees import 12 COVID-19 cases into Osun - Results of 56 tests expected

THERE is anxiety in Osun State over the 12 coronavirus confirmed cases from among  returnees from Cote d’Ivoire. They arrived...

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Coronavirus lockdown: Woman jumps into Osun River over hunger

02/04/2020
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Coronavirus lockdown: Woman jumps into Osun River over hunger

A woman has been rescued after she jumped into the Osun River in Osun State in a bid to commit...

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COVID-19: We’ve tested over 2,000 people - health minister

02/04/2020
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COVID-19: We’ve tested over 2,000 people - health minister

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said over 2,000 people have been tested for the new coronavirus disease. Ehanire, who...

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With 35 new coronavirus cases, Nigeria records its highest daily tally - toll rises to 174

02/04/2020
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With 35 new coronavirus cases, Nigeria records its highest daily tally - toll rises to 174

With 35 cases of COVID-19 announced on Wednesday, Nigeria saw a new record in the number of those infected with...

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Nigerian professor of Pharmacognosy raises hope on readiness of Coronavirus drug

01/04/2020
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Nigerian professor of Pharmacognosy raises hope on readiness of Coronavirus drug

Maurice Iwu, a Nigerian professor of Pharmacognosy from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has raised the hope of readiness...

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Putin in self-isolation after contact with doctor who tested positive for coronavirus

01/04/2020
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Putin in self-isolation after contact with doctor who tested positive for coronavirus

Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, says he would work remotely after shaking hands with a doctor who tested positive for...

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No respite for UK, Coronavirus takes 563 lives in one day

01/04/2020
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No respite for UK, Coronavirus takes 563 lives in one day

There is no respite for the United Kingdom (UK) as the deadly Coronavirus killed 563 people in less than 24 hours, taking...

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Lagos COVID-19 patients spread hope through video

01/04/2020
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Lagos COVID-19 patients spread hope through video

Some COVID-19 patients in the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH) Yaba have produced a video to improve awareness about the virus...

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Coronavirus infections fall in China

01/04/2020
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Coronavirus infections fall in China

China where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged in December reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday. For the first time it disclosed...

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JAMB supports FG on fight against COVID-19 - Donates three ventilators

01/04/2020
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JAMB supports FG on fight against COVID-19 - Donates three ventilators

  These are, indeed difficult times for all Nigerians as we collectively battle to contain the spread of COVID-19. It is...

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I did not donate N1 billion to COVID-19 fund — Obi

01/04/2020
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I did not donate N1 billion to COVID-19 fund — Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the last Presidential  elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has dismissed reports...

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Nigeria records 12 new coronavirus cases — toll rises to 151

01/04/2020
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Nigeria records 12 new coronavirus cases — toll rises to 151

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 12 new cases of Coronavirus, with total number of cases in the country...

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FG plans 1,500 tests daily, Oyo, Edo decry kit shortage

01/04/2020
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FG plans 1,500 tests daily, Oyo, Edo decry kit shortage

• Govt searching for 500 contacts with infected persons, cases reach 140 • People with COVID-19 symptoms not being tested –...

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Coronavirus: India's race to build a low-cost ventilator to save Covid-19 patients

01/04/2020
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Coronavirus: India's race to build a low-cost ventilator to save Covid-19 patients

In an 8,000 sq ft (743 sq m) facility in the western Indian city of Pune, a bunch of young...

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Coronavirus: Presidential aide reacts to reports of Ajimobi replacing Kyari

01/04/2020
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Coronavirus: Presidential aide reacts to reports of Ajimobi replacing Kyari

The Presidency has reacted to the news making the rounds on social media that President Buhari has sacked his Chief...

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Spain death toll hits 9,053 as COVID-19 cases pass 100,000

01/04/2020
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Spain death toll hits 9,053 as COVID-19 cases pass 100,000

The coronavirus death toll in Spain surged over 9,000 on Wednesday after a record 864 deaths in 24 hours, with...

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Coronavirus: Japan begins clinical trials of anti-flu drug Avigan

01/04/2020
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Coronavirus: Japan begins clinical trials of anti-flu drug Avigan

Clinical trials have begun in Japan to test the effectiveness of the anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with coronavirus.   The...

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Coronavirus worst humanity crisis since WWII - UN Secretary-general

01/04/2020
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Coronavirus worst humanity crisis since WWII - UN Secretary-general

United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has described coronavirus pandemic as humanity’s worst crisis since World War II. He spoke as...

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Shake-up as Army appoints new theartre commander, GOCs, others

01/04/2020
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Shake-up as Army appoints new theartre commander, GOCs, others

The Nigerian Army has made appointments and several deployments.  Major General F. Yahaya was appointed as the new Theatre Commander for...

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Akeredolu orders fumigation of markets, parks in Ondo

01/04/2020
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Akeredolu orders fumigation of markets, parks in Ondo

• Youths mount hand-washing points on streets, junctions• Sensitise residents on personal hygiene, safety measures   Barely 24 hours after Ondo State...

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I made a joke about COVID-19 but the disease is real - Makinde

01/04/2020
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I made a joke about COVID-19 but the disease is real - Makinde

Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, says though he made a joke about COVID-19, the disease is real. At a Peoples...

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COVID-19: No Nigerian living abroad has asked to be evacuated back home – Minister of Foreign Affairs

01/04/2020
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COVID-19: No Nigerian living abroad has asked to be evacuated back home – Minister of Foreign Affairs

  Minister of Foreign Affair, Geoffery Onyeama, says no Nigerian residing abroad has asked to be evacuated back home as the...

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US in trouble: 240,000 Americans may die from Coronavirus

01/04/2020
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US in trouble: 240,000 Americans may die from Coronavirus

United State’s President, Donald Trump has warned of a “painful” and “tough” two-week ahead as he extended nationwide distancing measures...

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Government suspends increase in electricity tariff till July

01/04/2020
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Government suspends increase in electricity tariff till July

Planned review insensitive, says Labour, threatens strike   The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday suspended increase in electricity tariff from today...

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None of COVID-19 patients in Lagos is likely to die, says government

01/04/2020
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None of COVID-19 patients in Lagos is likely to die, says government

• Denies knowledge of Abba Kyari’s whereabouts in Lagos• Affirms authenticity of SMS on stimulus package for aged• ‘418 pensioners...

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With four new coronavirus cases, Nigeria’s toll rises to 139

01/04/2020
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With four new coronavirus cases, Nigeria’s toll rises to 139

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed four new cases of coronavirus in the country. The agency broke the...

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Coronavirus: 'If Nepa bill can reach every house then relief material must reach every family'

01/04/2020
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Coronavirus: 'If Nepa bill can reach every house then relief material must reach every family'

Former BBNaija housemate, Ifu Ennada, has shared a few words for the federal government concerning the distribution of relief materials. Since...

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WHO: Over 50 vaccine trials ongoing for COVID-19

01/04/2020
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WHO: Over 50 vaccine trials ongoing for COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there are more than 50 trials for a vaccine on COVID-19. When she appeared on...

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FG announces new reduction in pump price of petrol

01/04/2020
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FG announces new reduction in pump price of petrol

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced further reduction of the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)...

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Coronavirus: ICPC to prosecute health workers who divert funds

31/03/2020
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Coronavirus: ICPC to prosecute health workers who divert funds

Amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has warned government and emergency officials...

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Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against COVID-19

31/03/2020
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Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against COVID-19

Members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their salaries for two months to the fight against COVID-19...

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Coronavirus patient in Ekiti tests negative, discharged

31/03/2020
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Coronavirus patient in Ekiti tests negative, discharged

The only coronavirus-hit patient in Ekiti State has tested negative and allowed to go home. TVC news reported that the unidentified...

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Nigeria records 4 new Coronavirus cases in Osun, Ogun

31/03/2020
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Nigeria records 4 new Coronavirus cases in Osun, Ogun

Nigeria has recorded four new coronavirus cases in Osun and Ogun States, bringing the total national figure to 135 cases. According...

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Coronavirus: Ajimobi wishes Seyi Makinde quick recovery

31/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Ajimobi wishes Seyi Makinde quick recovery

he Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the immediate-past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi...

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Nigerians to pay more for electricity from Wednesday

31/03/2020
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Nigerians to pay more for electricity from Wednesday

Nigerians will from Wednesday, April 1, 2020, pay more for electricity, The PUNCH reports. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had disclosed this in...

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Coronavirus: Countries reject Chinese-made equipment

31/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Countries reject Chinese-made equipment

A number of European governments have rejected Chinese-made equipment designed to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Thousands of testing kits and medical...

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COVID-19: We don’t know how long this will last – FG

31/03/2020
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COVID-19: We don’t know how long this will last – FG

  The Federal Government  on Monday said  it did not know how  long COVID-19 would last in the country. The Secretary to...

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Coronavirus: We’ve started immediate cash transfer to poorest households - FG

31/03/2020
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Coronavirus: We’ve started immediate cash transfer to poorest households - FG

Sadiya Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says the ministry has commenced cash transfer to poorest...

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Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF) supports fight against coronavirus with ₦1.5 billion.

31/03/2020
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Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF) supports fight against coronavirus with ₦1.5 billion.

The Mike Adenuga Foundation (MAF), established by business mogul, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., has donated the sum of N1.5 billion...

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Coronavirus: First Bank donates N1bn

31/03/2020
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Coronavirus: First Bank donates N1bn

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the donation of N1 billion toward the joint effort by the Nigerian Private...

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Buhari signs quarantine regulations on lockdown

31/03/2020
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Buhari signs quarantine regulations on lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Covid-19 Regulations 2020 to declare Covid-19 as a  “dangerous infectious disease”. In a statement by his media office...

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Oyo coronavirus index case now negative, back to his house

31/03/2020
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Oyo coronavirus index case now negative, back to his house

Oyo state coronavirus index case tested negative on Monday and has been released from isolation centre. The patient’s release followed the...

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Abiodun tests negative, shifts Ogun lockdown to Friday

31/03/2020
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Abiodun tests negative, shifts Ogun lockdown to Friday

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Monday  said he had completed his 14-day period of isolation for coronavirus. Abiodun  also...

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Lagos Coronavirus survivor breaks silence: I thought I was going to die - Osowobi

31/03/2020
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Lagos Coronavirus survivor breaks silence: I thought I was going to die - Osowobi

For Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Monday, 30 March, 2019 will linger in her memory, that was the day she was discharged...

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Ooni of Ife reveals cure for Coronavirus

31/03/2020
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Ooni of Ife reveals cure for Coronavirus

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II on Monday recommended a tested herbs for the treatment of Coronavirus pandemic. Currently, Nigeria...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases jump to 131 as NCDC announced 20 new cases

31/03/2020
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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases jump to 131 as NCDC announced 20 new cases

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 20 new Coronavirus cases in the country, taking the total figure...

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University of Ibadan team predicts 312 COVID-19 cases by Friday

30/03/2020
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University of Ibadan team predicts 312 COVID-19 cases by Friday

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria will be at least 312 by Friday, April 3, the University of...

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Oyo Gov., Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

30/03/2020
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Oyo Gov., Makinde tests positive for Coronavirus

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus. The governor disclosed this on his twitter handle on...

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Prince Charles recovers from coronavirus, out of self-isolation

30/03/2020
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Prince Charles recovers from coronavirus, out of self-isolation

Prince Charles has reportedly recovered from coronavirus and is out of self-isolation following his diagnosis for the deadly disease.   The Prince...

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COVID-19: Sultan cautions Muslim clerics against misleading followers

30/03/2020
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COVID-19: Sultan cautions Muslim clerics against misleading followers

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has cautioned Islamic preachers...

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Coronavirus: US regulator approves 2 malaria drugs

30/03/2020
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Coronavirus: US regulator approves 2 malaria drugs

A limited emergency-use authorization for two antimalarial drugs touted as game-changers by President Donald Trump has been issued by the...

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Coronavirus strikes another Nigerian dead

30/03/2020
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Coronavirus strikes another Nigerian dead

Nigeria has recorded yet another death from the cornavirus, Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, disclosed this during the presidential task...

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Kwara Gov donates 10 months salary to fight Coronavirus

30/03/2020
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Kwara Gov donates 10 months salary to fight Coronavirus

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State on Sunday announced the donation of 100% of his 10 months salary from May...

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Five Coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

30/03/2020
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Five Coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday said five Coronavirus patients at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital have been...

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Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives - Fauci

30/03/2020
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Coronavirus could claim up to 200,000 US lives - Fauci

A senior US scientist issued a cautious prediction Sunday that the novel coronavirus could claim as many as 200,000 lives...

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Stipend for the vulnerable, suspension of loan repayments… 7 lessons from Buhari’s address

30/03/2020
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Stipend for the vulnerable, suspension of loan repayments… 7 lessons from Buhari’s address

After four weeks since Nigeria’s first case of the novel coronavirus disease. (COVID-19) was recorded, President Muhammadu Buhari finally addressed...

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Coronavirus: My take on Buhari’s nationwide broadcast – Fani-Kayode

30/03/2020
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Coronavirus: My take on Buhari’s nationwide broadcast – Fani-Kayode

Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode said he was pleased with the nationwide broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari on coronavirus on Sunday. Buhari had on...

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‘We are testing the wrong people’

30/03/2020
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‘We are testing the wrong people’

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said the focus on a particular group of people to be those...

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Give me N1bn to fight COVID-19, Obiano asks Buhari

30/03/2020
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Give me N1bn to fight COVID-19, Obiano asks Buhari

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has applied to the Federal Government for the sum of N1bn to secure his...

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Alakijas donate N1bn to fight Coronavirus

30/03/2020
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Alakijas donate N1bn to fight Coronavirus

Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited, Modupe and Folorunso Alakija have donated N1 billion to support Nigeria’s fight against...

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Nigerian final year student dies of coronavirus after being refused test in US.

30/03/2020
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Nigerian final year student dies of coronavirus after being refused test in US.

A Nigerian student who was expected to graduate in a few weeks time has died after contracting the deadly coronavirus. Bassey...

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Coronavirus: Abba Kyari takes survival battle to Lagos

30/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Abba Kyari takes survival battle to Lagos

Abba Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff is heading to Lagos for proper treatment as he battles for survival...

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Akeredolu lied, Akure blast caused by meteorite - Professor Adepelumi

30/03/2020
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Akeredolu lied, Akure blast caused by meteorite - Professor Adepelumi

A Professor of Geophysics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has debunked the explanation given by Ondo governor Rotimi Akeredolu...

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Coronavirus: Air Peace evacuates 274 Israelis from Nigeria

30/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Air Peace evacuates 274 Israelis from Nigeria

Air Peace has evacuated about 274 Israelis from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International...

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‘Fed Govt requires N2 trn to assist the poor’

30/03/2020
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‘Fed Govt requires N2 trn to assist the poor’

A political economist, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, says the Federal Government will require about N2 trillion to provide financial assistance to...

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Tragedy hits as airplane carrying Coronavirus materials and patient crashes, no survivors

30/03/2020
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Tragedy hits as airplane carrying Coronavirus materials and patient crashes, no survivors

A chartered medical evacuation flight on Sunday crashed during takeoff in Manila Philippines. The plane carrying emergency medical supplies to Japan...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 111 as NCDC announces 14 new cases

30/03/2020
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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 111 as NCDC announces 14 new cases

14 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 5 in FCT and 9 in Lagos State. As at 09:30...

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Address by H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, president of the Federal republic of Nigeria on the COVID- 19 pandemic

29/03/2020
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Address by H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, president of the Federal republic of Nigeria on the COVID- 19 pandemic

1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially...

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German finance Minister Thomas Schaefer commits suicide over Coronavirus crisis

29/03/2020
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German finance Minister Thomas Schaefer commits suicide over Coronavirus crisis

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany's Hesse state, has committed suicide after becoming "deeply worried" on how to cope...

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Spain lost 832 lives to coronavirus in one day — 2nd highest toll after Italy’s

29/03/2020
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Spain lost 832 lives to coronavirus in one day — 2nd highest toll after Italy’s

Spain has lost 832 lives to coronavirus in 24 hours, making it the highest single day death toll in the...

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First-ever infant death from COVID-19 recorded in US

29/03/2020
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First-ever infant death from COVID-19 recorded in US

The US has recorded the first-ever infant death from COVID-19 after the disease claimed the life of a child younger...

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Global coronavirus death toll hits over 30,000

29/03/2020
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Global coronavirus death toll hits over 30,000

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic reached a new milestone overnight on Sunday with nearly 31,000 people dead worldwide. According...

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Dangote to establish 600- bed isolation centre in Kano

29/03/2020
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Dangote to establish 600- bed isolation centre in Kano

Billionaire businessman Alhaji Aliko Dangote has promised to establish a 600-bed isolation centre within the Kano’s Sani Abacha Stadium. Governor Abdullahi...

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At last, President Buhari to make nationwide broadcast tonight at 7pm

29/03/2020
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At last, President Buhari to make nationwide broadcast tonight at 7pm

After much pressure, President Muhammadu Buhari will finally address Nigerians by 7 pm on Sunday.   His Special Adviser on Media and...

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Chief medical director, UCH Ibadan tests positive for coronavirus

29/03/2020
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Chief medical director, UCH Ibadan tests positive for coronavirus

Jesse Otegbayo, chief medical director, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo state, has tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement on...

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Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, tests positive for coronavirus

29/03/2020
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Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, tests positive for coronavirus

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive to the coronavirus disease, an official said. Sunday James...

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Sanusi tests negative for coronavirus - after meeting el-Rufai

29/03/2020
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Sanusi tests negative for coronavirus - after meeting el-Rufai

The former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido, and his wives have tested negative for COVID-19.   This was contained in a statement...

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How Boko Haram ambushed, killed 70 soldiers – Military sources

29/03/2020
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How Boko Haram ambushed, killed 70 soldiers – Military sources

Fresh information has emerged on how Boko Haram insurgents ambushed and killed over 70 Nigerian soldiers of the Operation Lafiya Dole on...

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Police storm Obalende market, allegedly destroy food items

29/03/2020
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Police storm Obalende market, allegedly destroy food items

Nigerians on social media have accused the police of destroying food stuff at Obalende Market, Lagos State. This action was reportedly...

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Doctors, nurses flee as four white men suspected to have coronavirus visit Lagos hospital

29/03/2020
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Doctors, nurses flee as four white men suspected to have coronavirus visit Lagos hospital

There was pandemonium at the  Gbagada General Hospital, Lagos, on Thursday  when four white men  suspected to have coronavirus were...

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Lagos achieves “world-class” isolation facility within a week

29/03/2020
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Lagos achieves “world-class” isolation facility within a week

Lagos state government on Saturday announced the delivery of a 110-bed isolation facility for the management and treatment of confirmed...

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US lab unveils portable 5-minute COVID-19 test kit

29/03/2020
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US lab unveils portable 5-minute COVID-19 test kit

A US-based lab has unveiled a portable test that can tell if someone has COVID-19 in as little as five...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 97 as NCDC announces 8 new cases

29/03/2020
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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 97 as NCDC announces 8 new cases

8 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and...

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COVID-19: Presidency clarifies report of Buhari approving N30,000 relief fund to Nigerians

29/03/2020
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COVID-19: Presidency clarifies report of Buhari approving N30,000 relief fund to Nigerians

Nigerian Presidency on Saturday refuted a report that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the distribution of N30,000 each to every...

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Governor Bello tests negative for coronavirus

29/03/2020
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Governor Bello tests negative for coronavirus

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger on Saturday tested negative for the Coronavirus, his Commissioner for Health, Dr Maku Sidi...

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, tests positive for Coronavirus

29/03/2020
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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, tests positive for Coronavirus

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the dreaded novel COVID-19. The former minister of the Federal...

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Garba Shehu tests negative for Coronavirus

29/03/2020
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Garba Shehu tests negative for Coronavirus

Garba Shehu, the Official Spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, revealed he tested negative for Coronavirus. Shehu made the declaration in a...

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Two Islamic clerics arrested for conducting prayers in Kaduna during lockdown over coronavirus

28/03/2020
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Two Islamic clerics arrested for conducting prayers in Kaduna during lockdown over coronavirus

Two Islamic clerics have been arrested in Kaduna State for conducting prayers in spite of a lockdown order by the...

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U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

28/03/2020
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U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

The U.S. coronavirus crisis keeps aiming for the stratosphere as it reached new milestone of 112,560 on Saturday. New York alone...

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U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

28/03/2020
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U.S. coronavirus crisis worsens, New York reports 7,681 new cases

The U.S. coronavirus crisis keeps aiming for the stratosphere as it reached new milestone of 112,560 on Saturday. New York alone...

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Italy loses over 10,000 to coronavirus

28/03/2020
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Italy loses over 10,000 to coronavirus

Italy has now lost over 10,000 people to the coronavirus pandemic, almost three times the deaths recorded by China, where...

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Coronavirus hits Benue, total cases soar to 89, with 8 new cases

28/03/2020
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Coronavirus hits Benue, total cases soar to 89, with 8 new cases

Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases have soared to 89 after eight new cases were reported on Saturday afternoon. According to the Nigerian Centre...

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COVID-19: FG mulls giving stipends to Nigerians, says Zainab Ahmed

28/03/2020
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COVID-19: FG mulls giving stipends to Nigerians, says Zainab Ahmed

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government is considering giving out stipends to...

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Coronavirus: Gombe suspends minimum wage, slashes salaries

28/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Gombe suspends minimum wage, slashes salaries

Gombe State suspended payment of the N30,000 minimum wage on Saturday following dwindling finances due to the effect of coronavirus...

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43 Nigerian ministers donate 50% of salary in aid of coronavirus war

28/03/2020
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43 Nigerian ministers donate 50% of salary in aid of coronavirus war

Nigerian Ministers have supported the Federal Government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country by donating 50% of...

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Actress, Ngozi Ezeonu finally replies her ex-husband on allegedly marrying their daughter off without his consent

28/03/2020
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Actress, Ngozi Ezeonu finally replies her ex-husband on allegedly marrying their daughter off without his consent

Nollywood veteran actress, Ngozi Ezeonu, about a month and few weeks ago was in an excited state as her daughter, Oge...

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Gov Akeredolu reveals cause of Akure massive explosion

28/03/2020
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Gov Akeredolu reveals cause of Akure massive explosion

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said a vehicle moving improvised explosive devices to a nearby state caused the explosion...

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Coronavirus: US Govt set to evacuate citizens in Nigeria

28/03/2020
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Coronavirus: US Govt set to evacuate citizens in Nigeria

The US government has revealed plans to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria despite airport closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.    The...

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Consult native doctors, soothsayers for solution — Monarch urges FG

28/03/2020
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Consult native doctors, soothsayers for solution — Monarch urges FG

The traditional ruler of Owerre  Autonomous Community in Nsukka Local Government Area,  Enugu State,  Igwe Emeka Ugwu has called on...

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Meteorite blast in Akure: Road splits into two, about 100 houses destroyed [+video]

28/03/2020
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Meteorite blast in Akure: Road splits into two, about 100 houses destroyed [+video]

About 100 residential buildings, school and churches were destroyed in an explosion that rocked Akure, the Ondo state capital, on...

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APC national chair tests negative

28/03/2020
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APC national chair tests negative

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has tested negative to the Coronavirus (Covid-19). The cheering news...

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Panic as police order officers, families to vacate barracks

28/03/2020
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Panic as police order officers, families to vacate barracks

Many policemen resident in Traffic Training School Barracks, Ikeja, Lagos, say they are on the verge of being homeless following...

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Coronavirus: Buhari must hold live broadcast on his health – Fani-Kayode

28/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Buhari must hold live broadcast on his health – Fani-Kayode

Critic, Femi Fani-Kayode has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to conduct a live television broadcast to assure Nigerian people that he...

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Why Rev King, 2,744 others have not been executed

28/03/2020
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Why Rev King, 2,744 others have not been executed

There are 73,102 inmates in Nigeria. Over 2745 of them have been sentenced and are waiting to die for over...

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Trump to give minimum of $1,200 to poor Americans

28/03/2020
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Trump to give minimum of $1,200 to poor Americans

President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2.2 trillion (N827 trillion) financial stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of...

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Coronavirus: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu donates N50m

28/03/2020
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Coronavirus: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu donates N50m

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Friday announced the donation of N50m to fight Coronavirus...

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Coronavirus: Obasanjo donates former Hilltop residence for Isolation centre

28/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Obasanjo donates former Hilltop residence for Isolation centre

Nigeria’s former President,  Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday, announced that his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State...

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Nigeria will go into recession if COVID-19 continues beyond six months – Finance Minister

28/03/2020
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Nigeria will go into recession if COVID-19 continues beyond six months – Finance Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zaina Ahmed, has said the country will go into recession if the Coronavirus pandemic persists longer...

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World’s economy in recession - IMF chief

28/03/2020
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World’s economy in recession -  IMF chief

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the world’s economy into a recession and   the situation is even worse than the 2009...

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Lagos Coronavirus cases may rise to 39,000 – Lagos state Commissioner for Health

28/03/2020
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Lagos Coronavirus cases may rise to 39,000 – Lagos state Commissioner for Health

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state may witness up to 39,000 cases of...

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 81, with 11 new cases

28/03/2020
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Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump to 81, with 11 new cases

11 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 8 in Lagos, 2 in Enugu & 1 in Edo...

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Davido’s fiancee, Chioma tests positive for Coronavirus

28/03/2020
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Davido’s fiancee, Chioma tests positive for Coronavirus

Nigerian Afropop singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has disclosed that his fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland, who recently returned...

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[OPINION] A historical antecedent which every doctor in Nigeria must know - Dr. Akpabio

28/03/2020
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[OPINION] A historical antecedent which every doctor in Nigeria must know - Dr. Akpabio

In 1985, 35 years ago, I, Edmundson Thompson Akpabio, was the President of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA. Late Dr...

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Ekiti state governor tests negative for Coronavirus

27/03/2020
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Ekiti state governor tests negative for Coronavirus

Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi, has tested negative for Coronavirus.   The governor took the test after Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi...

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Coronavirus: Adeboye donates ICU beds, ventilators to Lagos, others

27/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Adeboye donates ICU beds, ventilators to Lagos, others

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has donated Intensive Care Unit beds with...

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COVID-19: Nigerians are not cooperating, they are so busy engaging in meaningless criticisms - Lai Mohammed

27/03/2020
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COVID-19: Nigerians are not cooperating, they are so busy engaging in meaningless criticisms - Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lamented that many Nigerians are not cooperating with the Federal...

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House of Reps take delivery of exotic cars and begin distribution amidst Covid-19 outbreak

27/03/2020
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House of Reps take delivery of exotic cars and begin distribution amidst Covid-19 outbreak

The Nigerian House of Representatives has started taking the deliveries of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members...

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Coronavirus: France evacuates 260 citizens from Nigeria through Lagos airport

27/03/2020
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Coronavirus: France evacuates 260 citizens from Nigeria through Lagos airport

260 French citizens were evacuated from Nigeria on Thursday March 26, following an approval given by the Federal Government to...

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2Baba donates N10 million to fight coronavirus

27/03/2020
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2Baba donates N10 million to fight coronavirus

2Baba Idibia has pledged a donation of N10 million to the fight against pandemic, coronavirus. According to the singer, the donation...

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Smile alert, asks those who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days to self-isolate

27/03/2020
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Smile alert, asks those who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days to self-isolate

Smile Nigeria, an internet service provider, has asked anyone who visited its Abuja regional office in the last five days...

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Coronavirus index case in Rivers is 19-year-old Edo Model, traveled to Italy, Greece, France

27/03/2020
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Coronavirus index case in Rivers is 19-year-old Edo Model, traveled to Italy, Greece, France

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has confirmed the index positive case of coronavirus is a 19-year-old model, who recently traveled travelled...

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Lagos converts stadium to isolation centre

27/03/2020
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Lagos converts stadium to isolation centre

THE Lagos State Government is setting up a makeshift isolation centre at the Onikan Stadium, it was learnt on Thursday.   It...

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Bauchi second coronavirus case - Governor Bala’s friend

27/03/2020
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Bauchi second coronavirus case - Governor Bala’s friend

Bauchi State confirmed its second case of coronavirus on Thursday. He is an unidentified 62 year-old person, a friend of Governor...

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Orji Kalu to remain in prison as appeal court upholds his conviction

27/03/2020
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Orji Kalu to remain in prison as appeal court upholds his conviction

Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state and chief whip of the senate, will remain in prison as a...

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Fidelity Bank staff tests positive for coronavirus

27/03/2020
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Fidelity Bank staff tests positive for coronavirus

Fidelity Bank on Thursday revealed that one of its staff who returned from a holiday in the United Kingdom has...

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‘Not addressing Nigerians on coronavirus is a matter of style’ — Femi Adesina defends Buhari

27/03/2020
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‘Not addressing Nigerians on coronavirus is a matter of style’ — Femi Adesina defends Buhari

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says the style adopted by President Muhammadu Buhari over the coronavirus pandemic is different from his...

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U.S. overtakes China, Italy as world’s worst-hit by coronavirus

27/03/2020
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U.S. overtakes China, Italy as world’s worst-hit by coronavirus

The United States overtook China and Italy on Thursday as the world’s worst-hit country by the raging coronavirus pandemic. The U.S...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 65 — 12 new patients in Lagos

27/03/2020
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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 65 — 12 new patients in Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 14 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number from 51 to 65. The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

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N100,000 fine, jail term for coronavirus lockdown defaulters in Lagos

27/03/2020
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N100,000 fine, jail term for coronavirus lockdown defaulters in Lagos

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law an emergency bill to help the state combat the...

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Stop wasting testing kits on politicians - AIED tells NCDC

27/03/2020
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Stop wasting testing kits on politicians - AIED tells NCDC

The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development (AIED) has urged the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to stop wasting...

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BUA donates N1billion cash and also orders medical equipment to support COVID-19 response in Nigeria

26/03/2020
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BUA donates N1billion cash and also orders medical equipment to support COVID-19 response in Nigeria

NIGERIAN INDUSTRIALIST, ABDULSAMAD RABIU DONATES N1BILLION IN CASH TO  SUPPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE IN NIGERIA …AND ALSO PLACES ORDERS FOR MEDICAL EQUIPMENT...

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COVID-19: FG traces 4,370, says Buhari is not coughing

26/03/2020
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COVID-19: FG traces 4,370, says Buhari is not coughing

The Federal Government said it is still on the trail of 4,370 people of interest over COVID-19 pandemic.   It expressed regrets...

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Nine doctors die after contracting coronavirus from patients

26/03/2020
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Nine doctors die after contracting coronavirus from patients

Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country’s top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were...

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Coronavirus: Patients recovered, re-infected in Wuhan

26/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Patients recovered, re-infected in Wuhan

As at Thursday, it is recorded that between 3% and 10% of patients cured of the coronavirus in Wuhan have...

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Coronavirus: Presidency begins intensive fumigation of Buhari’s offices, others

26/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Presidency begins intensive fumigation of Buhari’s offices, others

Intensive fumigation of the State House has begun, The PUNCH  report. Fumigation experts arrived at the Villa about 9.30 am to commence the...

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Coronavirus: FG to ban inter-state travel, close motor parks

26/03/2020
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Coronavirus: FG to ban inter-state travel, close motor parks

The Federal Government has announced plans to ban inter-state travel and possibly close down motor parks as part of measures...

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Coronavirus: Six patients to be discharged in Lagos

26/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Six patients to be discharged in Lagos

The Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Health, Dr Tunde Ajayi, has disclosed that six of the patients...

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Pope Francis in coronavirus danger as Vatican worker tests positive

26/03/2020
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Pope Francis in coronavirus danger as Vatican worker tests positive

Pope Francis is in coronavirus danger after a Vatican worker who lives in hisresidence was hospitalised for testing positive for...

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Akeredolu tests negative for COVID-19

26/03/2020
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Akeredolu tests negative for COVID-19

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tested negative to COVID-19.   His samples were collected after some persons in the presidency tested...

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Obaseki tests negative for Coronavirus

26/03/2020
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Obaseki tests negative for Coronavirus

...remains in self-isolation   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus but has decided to remain in...

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Coronavirus: Bauchi nurses demand protective equipment

26/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Bauchi nurses demand protective equipment

Chairman of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Bauchi state chapter, Ibrahim Maikudi, has called on the State...

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Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua goes into self-isolation after contact with Prince Charles

26/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua goes into self-isolation after contact with Prince Charles

World Heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has gone into self-isolation after coming in contact with Prince Charles who tested positive...

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Take coronavirus seriously – Bauchi governor Bala Mohammed tells Nigerians after testing positive

26/03/2020
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Take coronavirus seriously – Bauchi governor Bala Mohammed tells Nigerians after testing positive

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has charged Nigerians to take Coronavirus seriously. He said this from the isolation center where...

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COVID-19: Buhari resumes work

26/03/2020
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COVID-19: Buhari resumes work

A Presidency source said President Muhammadu Buhari resumed work on Wednesday without receiving any visitor.   The source said President Buhari was...

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Nigeria confirms five new coronavirus cases, first in Rivers

26/03/2020
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Nigeria confirms five new coronavirus cases, first in Rivers

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five new cases of coronavirus in Lagos, Rivers, and Abuja, taking...

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[OPINION] The Front Line of COVID-19 War - Olusegun Adeniyi

26/03/2020
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[OPINION] The Front Line of COVID-19 War - Olusegun Adeniyi

Northern politicians had just concluded their meeting in Lagos with the Chief Minister of pre-independent Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa...

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Italian nurse commits suicide after testing positive for coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Italian nurse commits suicide after testing positive for coronavirus

An Italian nurse has killed herself after testing positive to coronavirus and worrying she has infected others.   The 34-year-old Daniela Trezzi...

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Wife sets husband’s house ablaze for marrying another wife

25/03/2020
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Wife sets husband’s house ablaze for marrying another wife

The Osun State Police Command have arrested a housewife for allegedly setting ablaze her husband’s six-bedroom apartment worth N3 million. The...

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Niger Governor goes into isolation

25/03/2020
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Niger Governor goes into isolation

Niger Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has gone on self-isolation as a result of his presence at the Nigeria Governors’ Forum...

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Atiku donates N50m to fight Coronavirus, calls for relief fund for poor Nigerians

25/03/2020
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Atiku donates N50m to fight Coronavirus, calls for relief fund for poor Nigerians

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has donated N50 million to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the nation. Atiku, whose son is...

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Coronavirus: Why Nigeria’s ministers, governors, Dangote should be tested

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Why Nigeria’s ministers, governors, Dangote should be tested

At least two persons in Nigeria’s high political class are now infected with the raging COVID-19, currently causing upset across...

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Coronavirus: Osun index case, a UK returnee - Govt says

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Osun index case, a UK returnee - Govt says

Osun State Government on Wednesday said the index coronavirus case in the state was a United Kingdom returnee.   Speaking in the...

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Edo state speaker, Frank Okiye tests positive for coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Edo state speaker, Frank Okiye tests positive for coronavirus

The speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has tested positive to Coronavirus  Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, disclosed...

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Coronavirus: UN mobilises N756m to Nigeria

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: UN mobilises N756m to Nigeria

The United Nations, on Tuesday, said it has mobilised $2 million (N756 million) to assist Nigeria’s fight against the Coronavirus...

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N50bn Covid-19 intervention fund - CBN lists conditions, pegs maximum loan accessible at N25m

25/03/2020
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N50bn Covid-19 intervention fund - CBN lists conditions, pegs maximum loan accessible at N25m

The Central Bank of Nigeria has listed the conditions that must be fulfilled by individuals and companies willing to access...

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Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Clarence House, royal residence in London, says Prince Charles of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus. The BBC quoted a spokesman of...

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Ex-Adamawa finance commissioner arraigned for diverting N379m meant for the purchase of food items for the IDPs

25/03/2020
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Ex-Adamawa finance commissioner arraigned for diverting N379m meant for the purchase of food items for the IDPs

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Gombe Zonal Office, has arraigned one Sanda Lamurde before Justice Nathan Musa of the...

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Coronavirus: Governors who attended last NGF meeting at risk

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Governors who attended last NGF meeting at risk

The Director-General of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Barr. Asishana Okauru, on Wednesday, said he embarked on self-isolation along with his...

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki into self-isolation after contact with Kyari, Mohammed

25/03/2020
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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki into self-isolation after contact with Kyari, Mohammed

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has subjected himself to self-isolation, following his close contact with the Bauchi State Governor...

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Osinbajo tests negative for coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Osinbajo tests negative for coronavirus

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tested negative for the Coronavirus, special adviser on politics Babafemi Ojudu said. In a tweet this...

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Ogun discovers new case of COVID-19, Identifies 32 contacts

25/03/2020
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Ogun discovers new case of COVID-19, Identifies 32 contacts

Coker said the new case involved a 62 – year- old resident of Sagamu while contacts included four family members...

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Bishop sentenced to 5 years for stealing N69m meant for pilgrimage to Israel

25/03/2020
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Bishop sentenced to 5 years for stealing N69m meant for pilgrimage to Israel

An Adamawa High Court sitting in Yola has sentenced a former executive secretary, Adamawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bishop...

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South Africa’s coronavirus cases rise to 554 — highest on the continent

25/03/2020
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South Africa’s coronavirus cases rise to 554 — highest on the continent

The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa increased by 152 to 554 within 24 hours. The country has the highest...

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Ethiopian Airlines delivers medical kits From Jack Ma Foundation to combat COVID-19 in Nigeria

25/03/2020
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Ethiopian Airlines delivers medical kits From Jack Ma Foundation to combat COVID-19 in Nigeria

ETHIOPIAN Airlines on Tuesday arrived Nigeria with the nation’s share of laboratory kits and Medical supplies to combat the novel...

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Senate threatens to order Emefiele’s arrest over release of $289m cash to former NIA DG

25/03/2020
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Senate threatens to order Emefiele’s arrest over release of $289m cash to former NIA DG

The Senate Public Accounts Committee said on Tuesday that it might consider demanding a warrant for the arrest of the...

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Buhari’s grief and sorrow as 47 soldiers die in Boko Haram ambush

25/03/2020
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Buhari’s grief and sorrow as 47 soldiers die in Boko Haram ambush

President Muhammadu Buhari and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces has expressed “profound grief and sorrow’’ over the loss of 47...

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FG alerts Nigerians to dangerous computer coronavirus

25/03/2020
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FG alerts Nigerians to dangerous computer coronavirus

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the alarm over the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent coronavirus Ransomware application...

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Osinbajo into self-isolation after Kyari tested positive for Coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Osinbajo into self-isolation after Kyari tested positive for Coronavirus

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has reportedly gone into isolation after the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba...

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Coronavirus: FCTA shuts markets, churches, mosques, gives sit-at-home order

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: FCTA shuts markets, churches, mosques, gives sit-at-home order

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has ordered workers at Grade level 1 to 12 to stay at home as part...

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AMVCA: Celebrities who may have contacted coronavirus

25/03/2020
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AMVCA: Celebrities who may have contacted coronavirus

Attendees of the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards have been advised to observe strict self-isolation as they were likely exposed...

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Sanwo-Olu shuts markets across Lagos over coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Sanwo-Olu shuts markets across Lagos over coronavirus

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, has ordered the shut down of markets, apart from those where food and medical...

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Coronavirus: Fears for Osinbajo, Bello, Sale, Lai , Shehu as Abba Kyari test positive for coronavirus

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Fears for Osinbajo, Bello, Sale, Lai , Shehu as Abba Kyari test positive for coronavirus

Malam Abba Kyari, President Buhari’s Chief of staff, now stricken by coronavirus, had contacts with many people since his return...

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Nigeria records two new coronavirus cases — toll now 44

25/03/2020
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Nigeria records two new coronavirus cases — toll now 44

Nigeria has recorded fresh coronavirus cases in the federal capital territory (FCT) and Bauchi state. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

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Coronavirus: Banky W, Adesua self-isolate as AMVCA’s attendee tested positive

25/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Banky W, Adesua self-isolate as AMVCA’s attendee tested positive

Celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua Wellington revealed that they have gone into self-isolation prior to the announcement that a...

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Three of Kyari’s staff test positive for COVID-19

24/03/2020
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Three of Kyari’s staff test positive for COVID-19

... others advised to self-isolate   Three officials in the of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, have reportedly...

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Alert: Lagos govt orders AMVCA7 attendees to self isolate

24/03/2020
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Alert: Lagos govt orders AMVCA7 attendees to self isolate

Prof Akin Abayomi, Lagos state Commissioner for Health has directed that all attendees at the just concluded African Magic Viewers...

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Photos: Abba Kyari, Sale Mamman, Siemens CEO, others meet in Germany recently

24/03/2020
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Photos: Abba Kyari, Sale Mamman, Siemens CEO, others meet in Germany recently

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, who has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, and the Minister of...

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Bauchi governor tests positive for coronavirus

24/03/2020
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Bauchi governor tests positive for coronavirus

Bauchi state Governor Bala Abdukadir Mohammed has tested positive for Coronavirus.    A statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Governor...

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Two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Lagos, Ogun

24/03/2020
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Two new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Lagos, Ogun

Two new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Lagos and Ogun states. One is in Lagos state and the other...

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Ex-Adamawa Pilgrims Welfare boss bags five years imprisonment for fraud

24/03/2020
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Ex-Adamawa Pilgrims Welfare boss bags five years imprisonment for fraud

The Adamawa High Court sitting in Yola has sentenced a former executive secretary, Adamawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bishop...

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Buhari tests negative, escapes Coronavirus after Abba Kyari tests positive [+video]

24/03/2020
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Buhari tests negative, escapes Coronavirus after Abba Kyari tests positive [+video]

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has escaped being infected with the deadly Coronavirus disease after his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari...

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Sex in times of coronavirus

24/03/2020
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Sex in times of coronavirus

Social distancing is the order of the day, so it’s not a good time for sexual contact. It’ll be toughest...

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Nigerian Senator dies in UK

24/03/2020
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Nigerian Senator dies in UK

Nigerian Senator, Rose Oko has reportedly died in the United Kingdom. She was was aged 63. Oko represented Cross River North...

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Governor Bala’s coronavirus test result out today

24/03/2020
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Governor Bala’s coronavirus test result out today

There is palpable anxiety in Bauchi as the people await the outcome of the coronavirus test conducted on Governor Bala...

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Coronavirus: Aso Villa Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus [+video]

24/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Aso Villa Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus [+video]

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for Coronavirus. Details shortly…  {mp4}Abba-Kyari-tests-positive-for-coronavirus{/mp4} {loadmoduleid 192} TheNation

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Coronavirus: Some infected persons are hiding - health minister

24/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Some infected persons are hiding - health minister

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says some persons who have contracted coronavirus are hiding. The minister said this at a press...

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President Buhari has cut the number of courtesy visits and he’s no longer shaking hands over coronavirus – Lai Mohammed

24/03/2020
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President Buhari has cut the number of courtesy visits and he’s no longer shaking hands over coronavirus – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has thanked Nigerians for complying with all the preventive measures being put in place by...

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My son did not attend Ibadan PDP rally – Atiku

24/03/2020
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My son did not attend Ibadan PDP rally – Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to reports that his son refused to isolate himself upon return. Atiku...

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Senators worried over coronavirus status of 35 colleagues

24/03/2020
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Senators worried over coronavirus status of 35 colleagues

FEAR heightened on Monday over the fate of about 35 senators who have not complied with the measures to determine...

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No cure yet for COVID-19: WHO chief Tedros

24/03/2020
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No cure yet for COVID-19: WHO chief Tedros

There is currently no treatment that has been proven to be effective against COVID-19,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health...

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FG orders civil servants to stay home as coronavirus threatens

24/03/2020
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FG orders civil servants to stay home as coronavirus threatens

The Federal Government has ordered civil servants to stay at home from Tuesday, 24 March, as the battle against Coronavirus was ramped...

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EFCC re-arraigns ex-NDDC director for N3.6b ‘fraud’

24/03/2020
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EFCC re-arraigns ex-NDDC director for N3.6b ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former Executive Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria confirms four new cases as total cases soar to 40

24/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigeria confirms four new cases as total cases soar to 40

Four new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this on...

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FG suspends weekly FEC indefinitely

23/03/2020
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FG suspends weekly FEC indefinitely

The weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting has been suspended indefinitely. The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, announced this Monday evening...

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Atiku’s son didn’t attend any social gathering after he returned from Switzerland - Paul Ibe

23/03/2020
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Atiku’s son didn’t attend any social gathering after he returned from Switzerland - Paul Ibe

Paul Ibe, spokesman of Atiku Abubakar, has cleared the air about the rumours that trailed the alleged movement of the...

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Coronavirus: Access Bank closes branch after customer tested positive

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Access Bank closes branch after customer tested positive

Access Bank Plc on Monday closed one of its branches in Lagos State over a coronavirus case. The bank in a...

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Coronavirus: Legislators snub screening at airport, Kyari writes Gbajabiamila

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Legislators snub screening at airport, Kyari writes Gbajabiamila

Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, has asked Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to direct all...

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ASUU begins indefinite strike

23/03/2020
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ASUU begins indefinite strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Monday, declared an indefinite strike over the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System...

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How Abacha frustrated, stopped MKO Abiola’s release on bail – Justice James Ogebe

23/03/2020
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How Abacha frustrated, stopped MKO Abiola’s release on bail – Justice James Ogebe

A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice James Ogebe, has disclosed how late former Head of State, General Sani...

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Coronavirus kills two senior military officers

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus kills two senior military officers

A second senior military officer in Egypt has died of the new coronavirus, state television reported Monday, as the officially...

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Bauchi Governor in self-isolation after contact with Atiku’s son

23/03/2020
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Bauchi Governor in self-isolation after contact with Atiku’s son

Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed is now in self-isolation over fears of contracting coronavirus after his contact with the son...

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FG Rejects ASUU’s Demand for Time to Develop IPPIS’ Alternative

23/03/2020
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FG Rejects ASUU’s Demand for Time to Develop IPPIS’ Alternative

The warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may escalate as the federal government has rejected the...

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Coronavirus: Nigerian Man reveals he tested positive to Coronavirus

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigerian Man reveals he tested positive to Coronavirus

A Nigerian man on twitter has revealed he tested positive to the Novel Coronavirus. Salihu Umar says he took the test...

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Address rumours surrounding Osinbajo - Bakare tells Presidency

23/03/2020
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Address rumours surrounding Osinbajo - Bakare tells Presidency

Lagos-based preacher, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has asked the Presidency to address the rumours surrounding Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Bakare, who is the...

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Aisha Buhari, Ezekwesili, others sympathise with Atiku over son’s infection

23/03/2020
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Aisha Buhari, Ezekwesili, others sympathise with Atiku over son’s infection

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari has joined the train of people sympathizing with former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar after...

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Coronavirus: Don’t come to police stations – IG tells Nigerians

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Don’t come to police stations – IG tells Nigerians

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has counselled Nigerians to avoid social visits to police stations and other police offices...

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Ex-PPMC Managing Director, Suleiman Achimugu, Becomes First Person To Die Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

23/03/2020
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Ex-PPMC Managing Director, Suleiman Achimugu, Becomes First Person To Die Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

Achimugu, who returned to Nigeria from the United Kingdom two weeks ago, started showing symptoms of the virus last Tuesday. The...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records five new cases, one death as disease spreads to Edo State

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigeria records five new cases, one death as disease spreads to Edo State

Nigeria has recorded five new cases of the coronavirus, making a total of 35 cases in the country. The Nigeria Centre...

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U.S. breaks world coronavirus record with highest new cases

23/03/2020
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U.S. breaks world coronavirus record with highest new cases

Last updated: March 23, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic is hitting the United States too hard with a world record 8,149 new...

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Lagos, Kwara send civil servants home

23/03/2020
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Lagos, Kwara send civil servants home

LAGOS and Kwara States have asked their civil servants to stay at home from today as a preventive measure against...

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EFCC grills Odili’s ex-ADC over alleged N4 billion fraudulent transaction

23/03/2020
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EFCC grills Odili’s ex-ADC over alleged N4 billion fraudulent transaction

A FORMER Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to one-time Rivers State Governor Peter Odili has been arrested and grilled by the Economic and...

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EFCC to arraign Oyo-Ita for ‘fraud’

23/03/2020
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EFCC to arraign Oyo-Ita for ‘fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will arraign Winifred Oyo-Ita, former head of service, for alleged fraud...

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Atiku’s son tests positive for Coronavirus

23/03/2020
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Atiku’s son tests positive for Coronavirus

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has revealed that his son tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus. Atiku, on his verified...

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Virus’ll subside, Adeboye predicts

23/03/2020
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Virus’ll subside, Adeboye predicts

THE Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will soon dissipate, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye...

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Coronavirus: President Buhari finally addresses Nigerians [+video]

23/03/2020
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Coronavirus: President Buhari finally addresses Nigerians [+video]

President Muhammad Buhari has finally addressed Nigerian on the outbreak of Corona Virus in the country Buhari’s speech surfaced on social media...

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Three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Lagos, total of 30 in Nigeria.

22/03/2020
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Three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Lagos, total of 30 in Nigeria.

Nigeria has confirmed three new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of patients with the disease to 30 —...

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Coronavirus: Resident doctors call off strike

22/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Resident doctors call off strike

Gombe state chapter of Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called off the indefinite strike it embarked upon on...

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Another fire outbreak in Lagos (Video)

22/03/2020
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Another fire outbreak in Lagos (Video)

It was another sad Sunday afternoon for some Lagosians living in Agboju, close to FESTAC, Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Lagos...

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Fresh case of Coronavirus confirmed in Abuja

22/03/2020
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Fresh case of Coronavirus confirmed in Abuja

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has stated that there is a fresh case of Coronavirus in the Federal...

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Coronavirus: Trump again calls for use of chloroquine

22/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Trump again calls for use of chloroquine

The United States of America’s President, Donald Trump has again called for the use of ‘chloroquine and another antibiotic to...

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Cuba despatches doctors, nurses to coronavirus-ravaged Italy

22/03/2020
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Cuba despatches doctors, nurses to coronavirus-ravaged Italy

Cuba said it has dispatched a brigade of doctors and nurses to Italy to help in the fight against the...

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NCDC confirms three new cases of coronavirus

22/03/2020
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NCDC confirms three new cases of coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that it has recorded three new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in...

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Many actors lifted by sugar daddies, mummies –Wale Adenuga

22/03/2020
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Many actors lifted by sugar daddies, mummies –Wale Adenuga

Entertainment entrepreneur, Wale Adenuga, has lamented what he called arbitrary practices and the current state of squalor in Nollywood, saying...

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Oyo records first coronavirus case — total number of patients in Nigeria now 23

22/03/2020
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Oyo records first coronavirus case — total number of patients in Nigeria now 23

Oyo state has recorded its first case of coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 patients in Nigeria to 23. There...

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New York begins testing chloroquine on coronavirus patients

22/03/2020
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New York begins testing chloroquine on coronavirus patients

New York’s governor said Saturday that the state would conduct trials immediately on a malaria drug combined with an antibiotic...

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Bagudu, Ekweremadu, Etete, 331 others linked to 800 Dubai properties worth N152bn –Report

22/03/2020
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Bagudu, Ekweremadu, Etete, 331 others linked to 800 Dubai properties worth N152bn –Report

The Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, and the senator representing Enugu West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ike Ekweremadu...

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Lagos Assembly crisis deepens

22/03/2020
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Lagos Assembly crisis deepens

The crisis rocking the Lagos State House of Assembly has deepened, following the reconstitution of the House Committees. According to the...

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FG bars international flights from coming into the country after increased cases of coronavirus

22/03/2020
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FG bars international flights from coming into the country after increased cases of coronavirus

The federal government has barred international flights from coming into the country hours after the Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire...

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U.S. Vice President Pence, wife test negative for coronavirus

22/03/2020
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U.S. Vice President Pence, wife test negative for coronavirus

U.S. Vice President Pence and his wife, Karen, have tested negative for coronavirus, the vice president’s press secretary Katie Miller...

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Fatoyinbo’s COZA dragged for defying coronavirus warning

22/03/2020
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Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and his Commonwealth of Zion Assembly(COZA) faced a barrage of attacks on Saturday over the planned Sunday...

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Cuba has drugs to fight Coronavirus, Falana writes FG

22/03/2020
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Cuba has drugs to fight Coronavirus, Falana writes FG

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has written to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire to seek the help of Cuba...

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Coronavirus: Lagos bus service scraps standing

21/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Lagos bus service scraps standing

The Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) on Saturday announced restriction of passengers to sitting alone in a bid to contain...

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Coronavirus hits Abuja; FIRS staff, two others test positive

21/03/2020
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Coronavirus hits Abuja; FIRS staff, two others test positive

    Three persons have tested positive to COVID-19 in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Saturday. In...

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4 ministers test positive for coronavirus

21/03/2020
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4 ministers test positive for coronavirus

Four ministers in Burkina Faso have tested positive for coronavirus, as the country slammed a curfew and closed all land...

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Coronavirus cases in Nigeria jump to 22, Lagos has 7 new cases

21/03/2020
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Coronavirus cases in Nigeria jump to 22, Lagos has 7 new cases

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases jumped overnight from 12 to 22, with three new cases in Abuja and seven new ones in...

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Pandemonium as Chinese woman vomits in Lagos Immigration office

21/03/2020
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Pandemonium as Chinese woman vomits in Lagos Immigration office

There was pandemonium Friday   afternoon at  the Immigration office, Alagbon Close, Lagos,  as a Chinese woman fell down and started...

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75 year old man arrested for defiling two sisters aged 2 and 4 in Anambra

21/03/2020
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75 year old man arrested for defiling two sisters aged 2 and 4 in Anambra

The Anambra state police command have arrested 75-year- old man, Raphael Mbanyereude aka Papa Okoye, pictured above, for allegedly defiling...

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2 FBI wanted Nigerians Onajokpe, Nnamdi convicted in Warri for cyberfraud

21/03/2020
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2 FBI wanted Nigerians Onajokpe, Nnamdi convicted in Warri for cyberfraud

Two FBI wanted Nigerians, Patrick Erakposhere Onajokpe and Macdonald Chukwuma Nnamdi, along with four others have been convicted in Warri...

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‘Self-medication can lead to death’ — NCDC warns against inappropriate use of chloroquine

21/03/2020
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‘Self-medication can lead to death’ — NCDC warns against inappropriate use of chloroquine

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the World Health Organisation (WHO) has not approved the use of chloroquine...

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Coronavirus: Fayemi orders civil servants to work from home

21/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Fayemi orders civil servants to work from home

Governor of Nigeria’s state of Ekiti, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has ordered some categories of civil servants in the state to...

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Protecting Nigerians from COVID-19 is the priority of my government now – President Buhari

21/03/2020
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Protecting Nigerians from COVID-19 is the priority of my government now – President Buhari

President Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the welfare of Nigerians especially with the current happenings around...

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IT’S OFFICIAL: Naira to now trade at N380/$

21/03/2020
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IT’S OFFICIAL: Naira to now trade at N380/$

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed that bureaux de change operators in the country must not sell dollars...

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ICPC confirms arrest of SPIP boss, Obono-Obla

21/03/2020
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ICPC confirms arrest of SPIP boss, Obono-Obla

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) confirmed on Friday night the arrest of the suspended Chairman...

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Coronavirus: We are now receiving patients suffering from Chloroquine poisoning- Lagos state government

21/03/2020
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Coronavirus: We are now receiving patients suffering from Chloroquine poisoning- Lagos state government

The Lagos State government says hospitals in the state have begun receiving patients suffering from Chloroquine overdose. Recall that US...

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Naira devalued as CBN seeks exchange uniformity

21/03/2020
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Naira devalued as CBN seeks exchange uniformity

The Central Bank of Nigeria may have devalued the Naira by as much as 15 per cent as it seeks...

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Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria discharged

21/03/2020
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Italian who brought coronavirus to Nigeria discharged

The Italian who was first diagnosed with Covid 19 in Nigeria is now free of the virus and was, on...

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WAEC postpones WASSCE 2020 indefinitely

21/03/2020
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WAEC postpones WASSCE 2020 indefinitely

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has postponed the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates, 2020...

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Jonathan consoles Ben Murray-Bruce over death of wife

20/03/2020
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Jonathan consoles Ben Murray-Bruce over death of wife

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the founder of Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce and his family over...

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Senators on recent foreign trips to undergo COVID-19 test

20/03/2020
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Senators on recent foreign trips to undergo COVID-19 test

The Senate leadership has directed senators who recently returned from an official trip from Europe to go for coronavirus test...

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Coronavirus: FG increases restricted countries adds Sweden, Austria

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus: FG increases restricted countries adds Sweden, Austria

Austria and Sweden have been added to the list of high-risk countries restricted from entering Nigeria over the coronavirus pandemic. The...

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Coronavirus ravages seven members of single family, killing three

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus ravages seven members of single family, killing three

The matriarch of the large New Jersey family died Wednesday night without ever knowing that her two oldest children had...

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Court fails to hear Oshiomhole’s appeal

20/03/2020
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Court fails to hear Oshiomhole’s appeal

Fixes no date for hearing   The Court of Appeal in Abuja failed on Friday to hear the appeal filed by the...

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Coronavirus: Buhari will address the nation when the time is right – Lai Mohammed

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Buhari will address the nation when the time is right – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has reacted to outcry over President Buhari not addressing the nation over the...

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Kaduna govt bans Juma’at, Church gatherings above 50

20/03/2020
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Kaduna govt bans Juma’at, Church gatherings above 50

As part of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Kaduna State Government has announced prohibition of mosques and...

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Coronavirus: Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM) suspends deliverance services, house fellowship in Lagos, Ogun, declares 30 days fasting

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM) suspends deliverance services, house fellowship in Lagos, Ogun, declares 30 days fasting

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, MFM, has shut all its churches in Lagos and Ogun States in a...

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Africa coronavirus cases to rise in coming weeks – CDC

20/03/2020
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Africa coronavirus cases to rise in coming weeks – CDC

Africa will likely see higher numbers of coronavirus cases in coming weeks because of the likelihood some are slipping through...

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Two Corps members killed in car accident along Ajeokuta-Lokoja expressway.

20/03/2020
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Two Corps members killed in car accident along Ajeokuta-Lokoja expressway.

Two NYSC corpers have died in a ghastly motor accident along Ajeokuta-Lokoja expressway on Thursday. According to an eyewitness, Ma Bebe...

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Lagos asks passengers on Lufthansa, Turkish flights of March 13, 14 to self-isolate

20/03/2020
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Lagos asks passengers on Lufthansa, Turkish flights of March 13, 14 to self-isolate

The Lagos government has appealed to every passenger on board the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13 and the Turkish...

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Ben Bruce loses wife to cancer

20/03/2020
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Ben Bruce loses wife to cancer

Evelyn Murray-Bruce, wife of Ben Murray-Bruce, entertainment entrepreneur and former senator representing Bayelsa east, is dead.  Bruce, who announced her demise on Friday, said...

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Suspected herdsmen kill ex-gov aspirant in Rivers

20/03/2020
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Suspected herdsmen kill ex-gov aspirant in Rivers

A former governorship aspirant in Rivers State, Soala West, was on Wednesday killed by suspected herdsmen in the Aluu community...

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Coronavirus: Aviation industry to lose N160bn, 22,200 jobs

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Aviation industry to lose N160bn, 22,200 jobs

• Air Peace suspends Liberia, Senegal flights • FG may restrict international flights to Lagos, Abuja   The disruption to air travel due...

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EFCC arraigns Saraki’s cousin over alleged N220m contract scam

20/03/2020
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EFCC arraigns Saraki’s cousin over alleged N220m contract scam

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday arraigned one Ope Saraki, a cousin...

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Coronavirus: Kumuyi suspends Sunday services at Church’s headquarters

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Kumuyi suspends Sunday services at Church’s headquarters

General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has suspended all Sunday services at the church’s headquarters in Ghagada...

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N2bn defamation suit: Court refuses to recall El-Rufai

20/03/2020
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N2bn defamation suit: Court refuses to recall El-Rufai

The Kaduna State High Court on Thursday refused the application of the Union Newspaper to recall Governor Nasir El-Rufai, the...

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FG orders closure of universities nationwide

20/03/2020
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FG orders closure of universities nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered the immediate closure of tertiary institutions nationwide. This is as part of measures to...

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Why I returned to PDP – Segun Oni

20/03/2020
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Why I returned to PDP – Segun Oni

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, said his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not driven...

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Father Mbaka releases ‘priestly annointing’ for Coronavirus pandemic

20/03/2020
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Father Mbaka releases ‘priestly annointing’ for Coronavirus pandemic

Reverend Father Mbaka has released his priestly anointing on the Novel coronavirus disease that has become a global Pandemic. There are...

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Coronavirus: 1,300 people under watch as confirmed cases hit 12 in Nigeria

20/03/2020
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Coronavirus: 1,300 people under watch as confirmed cases hit 12 in Nigeria

Fed Govt shuts varsities, polys, Unity schools Buhari’s daughter in self-isolation President: don’t panic FCT, Anambra, Enugu, Benue, Kano send pupils home   The number...

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UPDATE: FDA says it has not approved Chloroquine for Covid-19 use, contradicting Trump’s statement

20/03/2020
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UPDATE: FDA says it has not approved Chloroquine for Covid-19 use, contradicting Trump’s statement

The FDA says it has not approved Chloroquine for Covid-19 use, contradicting the President Trump’s statement. U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

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Contractors reject Diri’s call for review

20/03/2020
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Contractors reject Diri’s call for review

Surveillance contractors in charge of oil pipelines in Bayelsa State have condemned Governor Douye Diri’s call for review of pipeline...

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US Approves use of Chloroquine as treatment against CoronaVirus.

19/03/2020
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US Approves use of Chloroquine as treatment against CoronaVirus.

The United States of America have approved the use of Anti-Malaria Drug, Chloroquine as treatment against CoronaVirus, President Trump said...

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2020 budget: ‘₦2.1b constituency projects have unspecified locations’

19/03/2020
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2020 budget: ‘₦2.1b constituency projects have unspecified locations’

Nigeria’s 2020 budget has projects worth ₦2.1 billion in unspecified locations, leaving the funds open to manipulation and fraud, a...

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US reports 10,491 coronavirus cases, 150 deaths

19/03/2020
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US reports 10,491 coronavirus cases, 150 deaths

The U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday reported 10,491 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 3,404...

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Coronavirus: Buhari’s Daughter In Self-Isolation After Returning From UK

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Buhari’s Daughter In Self-Isolation After Returning From UK

One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughters has gone into self-isolation after returning from the UK over coronavirus. Aisha Buhari, the first...

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Italian who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria now tests negative

19/03/2020
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Italian who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria now tests negative

The Italian national who brought the deadly Coronavirus to Nigeria has now tested negative to the disease. Lagos State Commissioner for...

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Three-storey building catches fire in Onitsha [+PHOTOS]

19/03/2020
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Three-storey building catches fire in Onitsha [+PHOTOS]

A section of a three-storey residential building was on Thursday gutted by fire along Moore street by Bida road in...

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My zone remained poorest in Nigeria – Senate President

19/03/2020
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My zone remained poorest in Nigeria – Senate President

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has lamented that his state, Yobe, and the Northeast zone have remained the poorest in the...

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Coronavirus: TB Joshua reacts as Lagos govt restricts church activities

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: TB Joshua reacts as Lagos govt restricts church activities

Strangely, In the wake of Coronavirus pandemics, the Lagos state government has instructed churches, mosques to stop gathering of a...

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Another four Nigerians test positive to Coronavirus in Lagos

19/03/2020
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Another four Nigerians test positive to Coronavirus in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Thursday disclosed that four new persons have tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus, bringing the...

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Senate suspends public hearings indefinitely over coronavirus

19/03/2020
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Senate suspends public hearings indefinitely over coronavirus

The senate says it is suspending all public hearings until further notice. The upper legislative chamber said this is to curb...

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Coronavirus: RCCG issues new guideline for Sunday worship

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: RCCG issues new guideline for Sunday worship

The Redeemed Christian Church of God [RCCG] has issued a new guideline for Sunday worship in the affected states in...

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Appeal Court reverses sack of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah

19/03/2020
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Appeal Court reverses sack of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has voided the April 11, 2019 judgment of the High Court of the Federal...

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Coronavirus: Football viewing center operators lament low patronage

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Football viewing center operators lament low patronage

Operators of viewing centres in Kano have decried the low patronage sequel to suspension of the European League occasioned by...

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Coronavirus: Prepare for worst – WHO warns Africa

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Prepare for worst – WHO warns Africa

The World Health Organization, WHO, has warned African countries to prepare for the worst as coronavirus cases increase in the...

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NYSC member reportedly dies in her sleep in Akwa Ibom orientation camp

19/03/2020
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NYSC member reportedly dies in her sleep in Akwa Ibom orientation camp

A corps member serving in Akwa Ibom state reportedly died in her sleep at the NYSC Orientation Camp in Ikot...

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Lagos bans Sunday church, Juma’at services, religious gathering of over 50 worshipers

19/03/2020
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Lagos bans Sunday church, Juma’at services, religious gathering of over 50 worshipers

In a bid to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the state, the Lagos state government, in agreement with religious...

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Uzodinma bombs Wike: You are too garrulous, Mr Know All

19/03/2020
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Uzodinma bombs Wike: You are too garrulous, Mr Know All

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo has fired back at Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, describing Wike as garrulous and a...

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FG to cut 2020 budget by N1.5trn, suspends recruitment

19/03/2020
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FG to cut 2020 budget by N1.5trn, suspends recruitment

The federal government is proposing to cut the 2020 budget size by N1.5 trillion from N10.59 trillion to N9.09 trillion. Zainab Ahmed...

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Pastor Adeboye postpones Sunday program

19/03/2020
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Pastor Adeboye postpones Sunday program

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has postponed a program that would have...

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North West Govs shut schools for 30 days over coronavirus

19/03/2020
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North West Govs shut schools for 30 days over coronavirus

Governors in the northwest region have announced the closure of all schools for the next 30 days.   The Governors, in a...

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Avigan/Favipiravir drug effective against coronavirus - Chinese official

19/03/2020
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Avigan/Favipiravir drug effective against coronavirus - Chinese official

China’s Science and Technology Ministry official Zhang Xinmin has said that Japan-based Fujifilm’s anti-flu drug Favipiravir helped Covid-19 patients recover.   Developed...

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Coronavirus: American who infected his Nigerian driver dies in Ekiti

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: American who infected his Nigerian driver dies in Ekiti

Ekiti State government, yesterday, confirmed the death of an American by Coronavirus. It also disclosed the  positive case of the...

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Why we stopped passage of $22b loan - Gbajabiamila

19/03/2020
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Why we stopped passage of $22b loan - Gbajabiamila

THE House of Representatives stood down the consideration of the $22 billion Federal Government loan  because of the agitation by...

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Coronavirus: Lagos to shut down schools

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Lagos to shut down schools

As part of the preventive measures against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lagos State Government says it will...

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NNPC reduces petrol pump price to N125/litre

19/03/2020
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NNPC reduces petrol pump price to N125/litre

In line with the Federal Government approval for an adjustment in the pump price of petrol, the Nigerian National Petroleum...

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Coronavirus: Nigerian man raises alarm over poor state of isolation center in Osun state

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigerian man raises alarm over poor state of isolation center in Osun state

A Nigerian man has taken to his twitter page to raise an alarm over the poor state of an isolation...

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Coronavirus kills Ghanaians in Italy and in Denmark

19/03/2020
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Coronavirus kills Ghanaians in Italy and in Denmark

The deadly Coronavirus has kill three Ghanaians, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwag said on Wednesday.   Speaking a news...

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70-year-old woman who tested negative for coronavirus in Enugu dies,

18/03/2020
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70-year-old woman who tested negative for coronavirus in Enugu dies,

daughter speaks,  health workers respond    A 70 year old woman suspected to be infected with the Coronavirus in Enugu state and...

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Coronavirus: Senate asks Buhari to brief Nigerians now

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Senate asks Buhari to brief Nigerians now

he Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately brief Nigerians on efforts by the government to address the...

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COVID-19: Corps members to resume orientation when coast is clear – NYSC DG

18/03/2020
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COVID-19: Corps members to resume orientation when coast is clear – NYSC DG

Brig.-Gen. Shuaib Ibrahim, the Director-General (DG), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has said that the Batch ‘A’ corps members will...

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Katsina records first suspected case of coronavirus

18/03/2020
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Katsina records first suspected case of coronavirus

Katsina state on Wednesday announced her first suspected case COVID 19, since the outbreak of the Global pandemic early December...

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Mother and her six-week old baby tested positive for corolavirus in Nigeria

18/03/2020
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Mother and her six-week old baby tested positive for corolavirus in Nigeria

Nigeria is increasingly exposed to the deadly coronavirus. That is the stark reality that confronted Nigerians on Wednesday as government responded...

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Nigeria confirms five new cases of coronavirus

18/03/2020
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Nigeria confirms five new cases of coronavirus

The Federal Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced five new cases of COVID19 in Nigeria, bringing the total number confirmed...

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Oshiomhole pleads for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases

18/03/2020
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Oshiomhole pleads for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked members of the party for forgiveness, saying no...

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Reps summon ex-NPA boss, others over ‘unaudited financial accounts’

18/03/2020
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Reps summon ex-NPA boss, others over ‘unaudited financial accounts’

•Officials may refund salaries, allowances to govt   FORMER Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Mr. Habib Abdullahi and Director...

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Police to recruit 10,000 officers soon - minister

18/03/2020
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Police to recruit 10,000 officers soon - minister

THE Federal Government will soon recruit more 10,000 police officers into the workforce, Minister of Police Affairs Muhammad Dingyadi disclosed...

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Coronavirus: FG bans ministers, govt officials from making foreign trips

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: FG bans ministers, govt officials from making foreign trips

The Federal Government has banned all travels  outside the country by ministries, departments and agencies until further notice. The Secretary to the...

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Coronavirus: Sanwo-Olu at Lagos Airport, says VIPs must be screened

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Sanwo-Olu at Lagos Airport, says VIPs must be screened

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, made a surprise appearance at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) to...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s third case has been living with our staff since Saturday - Bird View Communications President

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s third case has been living with our staff since Saturday - Bird View Communications President

Bird View Communications President, Ayo Alaba Idowu has disclosed that the UK returnee who tested positive for coronavirus, has been...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria bans travels to UK, China, USA, France, 9 others

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigeria bans travels to UK, China, USA, France, 9 others

The Nigerian government has banned its political appointees and civil servants from undertaking foreign trips because of the coronavirus pandemic. Boss...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s third case attended UK summit with Canadian PM’s wife - friend

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s third case attended UK summit with Canadian PM’s wife - friend

  • London returnee picked up by parents at airport, taken to Ogba home • Mass gatherings not advisable, minister tells religious...

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Coronavirus: Nigerian High Commission in London suspends passport processing

18/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigerian High Commission in London suspends passport processing

The Nigerian High Commission has suspended the processing of passports until further notice as a proactive measure over the Coronavirus...

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‘Lawmakers spent over N1tn on constituency projects without results’ - ICPC

18/03/2020
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‘Lawmakers spent over N1tn on constituency projects without results’ - ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has decried the lackadaisical way the constituency projects are being handled...

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Buhari, Diri meet in Aso Rock

17/03/2020
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Buhari, Diri meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met briefly with the Bayelsa State Governor, Diri Douye, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   Douye, who...

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Coronavirus: We recommend paracetamol, not ibuprofen – WHO

17/03/2020
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Coronavirus: We recommend paracetamol, not ibuprofen – WHO

People, who suspect they have caught the novel coronavirus, should not take the popular drug ibuprofen without consulting a doctor...

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US election: Joe Biden wins Washington presidential primary

17/03/2020
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US election: Joe Biden wins Washington presidential primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Washington’s presidential primary, further cementing his status as the front-runner for the Democratic...

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UPDATE: New Coronavirus case came through British Airways – Lagos

17/03/2020
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UPDATE: New Coronavirus case came through British Airways – Lagos

he Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Tuesday that the new case of Coronavirus came in...

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Wadume: Court orders Buratai to produce indicted soldiers for arraignment

17/03/2020
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Wadume: Court orders Buratai to produce indicted soldiers for arraignment

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to...

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Abule Ado explosion beyond pipeline accident – Gani Adams

17/03/2020
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Abule Ado explosion beyond pipeline accident – Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has urged the Lagos State Government and Federal Government to conduct a thorough...

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Inflation rate hits 12.2% — highest in 21 months

17/03/2020
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Inflation rate hits 12.2% — highest in 21 months

The consumer price index, which measures inflation, hit a 21-month high in February. According to the CPI/Inflation report released by the...

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Nigeria suspends $22.7bn borrowing plan

17/03/2020
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Nigeria suspends $22.7bn borrowing plan

The federal government has suspended its $22.7 billion external borrowing plan, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, announced...

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Third coronavirus case confirmed in Lagos

17/03/2020
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Third coronavirus case confirmed in Lagos

The Lagos state government has confirmed a third case of coronavirus in the state.  Akin Abayomi, the state’s commissioner of health...

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Pastor denies paying woman for fake miracle

17/03/2020
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Pastor denies paying woman for fake miracle

Pastor Chris Okafor of Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministry, aka Liberation City, Ojodu Berger, Lagos has dissociated himself from...

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Kristofer Hivju, Game of Thrones actor and Idris Elba tests positive for Coronavirus

17/03/2020
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Kristofer Hivju, Game of Thrones actor and Idris Elba tests positive for Coronavirus

Norwegian actor and HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones, Kristofer Hivju has revealed that he has tested positive for COVID19...

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Family accuses Obasanjo’s brother of intimidation

17/03/2020
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Family accuses Obasanjo’s brother of intimidation

Members of Adogun Atele family have told an Ogun State High Court how defendants in the suit are using the...

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Ex-Ekiti governor Segun Oni dumps APC

17/03/2020
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Ex-Ekiti governor Segun Oni dumps APC

Chief Segun Oni, a former governor of Ekiti and also former National Deputy Chairman of APC, on Monday confirmed that...

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APC crisis worsens as another court approves Gaidom as acting national chairman

17/03/2020
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APC crisis worsens as another court approves Gaidom as acting national chairman

A federal capital territory high court on Monday granted an interim order allowing Victor Giadom, acting national secretary of the...

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Massive jailbreaks in Brazil ahead of coronavirus lockdown

17/03/2020
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Massive jailbreaks in Brazil ahead of coronavirus lockdown

Hundreds of prisoners broke out of four Brazilian jails on Monday, the day before their day-release privileges were due to...

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Alleged N111m fraud: Court orders “Mama Boko Haram”, others to present witnesses

16/03/2020
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Alleged N111m fraud: Court orders “Mama Boko Haram”, others to present witnesses

A Maiduguri High Court has ordered Aisha Alkali, also called “Mama Boko Haram” to present her three witnesses on May...

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Yahaya Bello is 44, mom dies at 101 — did she have him at 57?

16/03/2020
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Yahaya Bello is 44, mom dies at 101 — did she have him at 57?

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has announced the death of his mother, Hauwau Oziohu. In a statement on Monday, Bello...

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CBN asks banks to restructure loan terms, cuts special interest rate to 5%

16/03/2020
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CBN asks banks to restructure loan terms, cuts special interest rate to 5%

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all deposit money banks in the country to restructure loan terms and...

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Coronavirus: Beware of okrika clothes - NEMA warn Nigerians

16/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Beware of okrika clothes - NEMA warn Nigerians

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has appealed to Nigerians to desist from buying fairly used imported clothes as they...

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Oshiomhole remains APC chairman, appeal court rules

16/03/2020
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Oshiomhole remains APC chairman, appeal court rules

A court of appeal sitting in Abuja has restrained the All Progressive Congress (APC) from executing the judgement of a...

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Kano Assembly suspends five members over misconduct

16/03/2020
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Kano Assembly suspends five members over misconduct

The Kano State House of Assembly have on Monday suspended five of it members for six months in connection with...

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Appeal Court puts off hearing in Oshiomhole’s appeal

16/03/2020
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Appeal Court puts off hearing in Oshiomhole’s appeal

The scheduled hearing in the appeal by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has been...

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Sanwo-Olu sets up N2bn relief fund for victims of Abule Ado explosion

16/03/2020
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Sanwo-Olu sets up N2bn relief fund for victims of Abule Ado explosion

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday announced the setting up of N2 billion relief fund for victims of Sunday’s...

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Gas cylinders hit by a truck caused explosion in Abule Ado - NNPC

16/03/2020
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Gas cylinders hit by a truck caused explosion in Abule Ado - NNPC

The management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the explosion which rocked Abule Ado community of Lagos State...

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Ogun: Policeman, civilian killed in border drill operatives, residents’ clash,

16/03/2020
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Ogun: Policeman, civilian killed in border drill operatives, residents’ clash,

  Monarch’s palace, vehicles, motorcycles vandalised  Abiodun steps in, calls for restraint       Two persons, a policeman and a civilian, have been killed at...

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Oil crash: Nigeria may lose $8.63bn in six months

16/03/2020
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Oil crash: Nigeria may lose $8.63bn in six months

Recession looms, say LCCI, PENGASSAN, NUPENG Operators canvass deregulation, economic policy review   Nigeria’s economy may slide into another recession as the sudden...

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I know nothing about Sanusi’s dethronement - Malami

16/03/2020
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I know nothing about Sanusi’s dethronement - Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Sunday, denied any involvement in the...

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Lagos explosion, a national tragedy - Buhari

16/03/2020
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Lagos explosion, a national tragedy - Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has described the explosion at Abule-Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State yesterday as a...

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IPPIS: Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union protest deductions, non-payment of sabbatical scholars

16/03/2020
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IPPIS: Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union protest deductions, non-payment of sabbatical scholars

Lecturers, under the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union, on Sunday kicked against the deductions made from their February salary...

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Gololo blasts Ganduje over Sanusi’s dethronement

16/03/2020
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Gololo blasts Ganduje over Sanusi’s dethronement

As the dethronement of former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Mohammad, continued to generate reaction, leader of Fulani nationality in...

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South-East govs to unveil security outfit in April - Umahi

16/03/2020
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South-East govs to unveil security outfit in April - Umahi

The South-East Governors’ Forum has concluded plans to launch its own security outfit for the region in April, chairman of...

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(Full Statement) Anti-Oshiomhole forces have 2023 Virus - Tinubu

16/03/2020
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(Full Statement) Anti-Oshiomhole forces have 2023 Virus - Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s full statement on the crisis over Adams Oshiomhole’s chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress. In the...

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APC governors hold pro-Oshiomhole meeting in Abuja

16/03/2020
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APC governors hold pro-Oshiomhole meeting in Abuja

Governors who want All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman Adams Oshiomhole to remain in office met in Abuja on Sunday to...

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I’ve no record of how much Abacha stole — Malami

16/03/2020
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I’ve no record of how much Abacha stole — Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said he has no record...

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Abule Ado explosion: We’ve recovered 17 dead bodies – LASEMA

16/03/2020
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Abule Ado explosion: We’ve recovered 17 dead bodies – LASEMA

Navy hospital treats 55 injured victims   The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Sunday said it has recovered 17 dead...

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UPDATE: Scores feared dead, houses destroyed in Lagos explosion

15/03/2020
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UPDATE: Scores feared dead, houses destroyed in Lagos explosion

Many people have been feared dead and over 70 houses destroyed in Sunday’s pipeline explosion which rocked Abule Ado area...

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APC Crisis: Tinubu faults moves to oust Oshiomhole, says traducers infected by ‘2023 virus’

15/03/2020
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APC Crisis: Tinubu faults moves to oust Oshiomhole, says traducers infected by ‘2023 virus’

Dubs proposed APC NEC meeting illegal National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has broken his silence...

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Prominent Nigerian dies from Coronavirus

15/03/2020
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Prominent Nigerian dies from Coronavirus

A prominent Nigerian has died of Coronavirus in Canada. News of the death of Dr. Olumide Okunuga, was broken yesterday...

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We won’t campaign during 2023 elections - PDP

15/03/2020
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We won’t campaign during 2023 elections - PDP

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday in Katsina declared that it will not campaign in the 2023 elections, due...

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Mighty explosion rocks Lagos

15/03/2020
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Mighty explosion rocks Lagos

A big pipeline explosion that shook several houses rocked Abule Ado area of Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Sunday morning. Thick...

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Your action in bad fate, Senator Hanga tells Gov Ganduje

15/03/2020
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Your action in bad fate, Senator Hanga tells Gov Ganduje

The dethronement of Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is still a talking point within the Kano Emirate and Nigeria at large. In...

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Trump extends travel ban to UK, Ireland

15/03/2020
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Trump extends travel ban to UK, Ireland

The United Kingdom and Ireland are no more exempted from the 30-day European travel ban imposed by US President Donald...

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$22.7bn loan: Nigeria won’t meet debt service obligation –Experts

15/03/2020
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$22.7bn loan: Nigeria won’t meet debt service obligation –Experts

With Nigeria’s N10.59 trillion ($35billion) 2020 budget certainly doomed with oil prices falling to $30 per barrel in the international...

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Saudis to sell oil at $25 in market share grab from Russia

15/03/2020
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Saudis to sell oil at $25 in market share grab from Russia

Oil price sees worst week since 2008 financial crisis   Saudi Arabia is preparing to flood markets with oil at prices as...

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I don’t know if I’ve contracted Coronavirus –Nwankwo

15/03/2020
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I don’t know if I’ve contracted Coronavirus –Nwankwo

Nigeria international, Simy Nwankwo, who plays for Crotone in the Serie B in Italy, has opened up on how scary...

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Presidency reveals attempts by Buhari to stop Sanusi’s dethronement

15/03/2020
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Presidency reveals attempts by Buhari to stop Sanusi’s dethronement

Contrary to allegations of collusion to remove former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II from office, the presidency had...

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El-Rufai, Pastor Bakare visit Muhammadu Sanusi in Lagos [+Photos]

15/03/2020
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Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai flew to Lagos on Saturday to do a book launch and also visit with his...

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Anti-party forces plotting Oshiomhole’s downfall, says stalwart

15/03/2020
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Anti-party forces plotting Oshiomhole’s downfall, says stalwart

A FOUNDING member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southsouth, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari...

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We’ve evidence DSS, army intimidated voters, INEC officials –US

15/03/2020
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We’ve evidence DSS, army intimidated voters, INEC officials –US

The United States Government says there is evidence that Nigerian security agents, including the Department of State Services and the...

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US President Donald Trump tests result for coronavirus read

15/03/2020
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US President Donald Trump tests result for coronavirus read

US President Donald Trump test result for coronavirus read negative, according to a memo from his doctor late on Saturday.  {loadmoduleid 192} The...

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Coronavirus: Mubareka, 2 other Canadian scientists announce breakthrough

15/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Mubareka, 2 other Canadian scientists announce breakthrough

Four Canadian scientists including Dr Samira Mubareka from Sunnybrook, have announced a breakthrough in their coronavirus research. {loadmoduleid 192} They said they...

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Coronavirus: Trump declares Sunday national day of prayer

14/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Trump declares Sunday national day of prayer

President Donald Trump has declared Sunday a national day of prayer in the United States. This is coming less that 24...

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Kano is not a cage - President Buhari and Governor Ganduje's aides react to cartoon on Sanusi’s dethronement

14/03/2020
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Kano is not a cage - President Buhari and Governor Ganduje's aides react to cartoon on Sanusi’s dethronement

President Buhari and Governor Ganduje's aides have reacted to a cartoon on Sanusi's dethronement which showed a Ganduje-like character in a...

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Apple shuts all stores outside China

14/03/2020
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Apple shuts all stores outside China

Apple will shut all of its retail stores outside of China for two weeks to help control the spread of...

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DisCos fail to remit N120.85b to NBET in Q3 2019

14/03/2020
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DisCos fail to remit N120.85b to NBET in Q3 2019

The 11 electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) failed to remit N120.85 to the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (Plc) in the Third...

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Why I have the right to marry Regina Daniels – Ned Nwoko

14/03/2020
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Why I have the right to marry Regina Daniels – Ned Nwoko

Nigerian Billionaire, Ned Nwoko has revealed the reason why he married a much younger woman in the person of Teenage...

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What I would have done if I wanted the throne back - Sanusi

14/03/2020
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What I would have done if I wanted the throne back - Sanusi

Muhammad Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano, says his removal was so badly done that he could have challenged...

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Immigration recruitment portal changes, here's the new website link

14/03/2020
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Immigration recruitment portal changes, here's the new website link

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced that it has changed its recruitment portal to www.Immigrationrecruitment.org.ng. {loadmoduleid 192} The Service Public Relations...

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How I was manhandled by Police, DSS, others - Sanusi

14/03/2020
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How I was manhandled by Police, DSS, others - Sanusi

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has opened up on how he was allegedly manhandled by security agents from the police, DSS and...

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Oshiomhole must go, 'His leadership style is destroying the party' - Salihu Mustapha, APC National Vice Chairman

14/03/2020
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Oshiomhole must go, 'His leadership style is destroying the party' - Salihu Mustapha, APC National Vice Chairman

The National Vice Chairman, North East, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Mustapha, has said that the leadership style...

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Sanusi to chair LASU convocation lecture

14/03/2020
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Sanusi to chair LASU convocation lecture

The former Emir of Kano, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, is expected to preside at the March 26 convocation lecture of the...

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Finally, Muhammadu Sanusi lands in Lagos, ends nightmare

14/03/2020
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Finally, Muhammadu Sanusi lands in Lagos, ends nightmare

Muhammadu Sanusi II has now put the horrors of the past five days behind him as he landed in Lagos...

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Coronavirus: 179 persons quarantined in Lagos, Ogun discharged

14/03/2020
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Coronavirus: 179 persons quarantined in Lagos, Ogun discharged

Akin Abayomi, Lagos state commissioner for health, says 179 persons in isolation over coronavirus have been released. Speaking at a news...

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AGF Malami, Kano AG ordered my detention – Sanusi

14/03/2020
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AGF Malami, Kano AG ordered my detention – Sanusi

– Kano CP cited order from Abuja to banish me to Nasarawa – I was harassed out of palace without taking...

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Man rapes she-goat to death in Ekiti

13/03/2020
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Man rapes she-goat to death in Ekiti

Sunday Ogaji, 22 year-old Ekiti man is now facing trial in Ado Ekiti, for raping a she-goat to death. Ogaji on...

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Osinbajo’s convoy involved in accident, ‘one killed’

13/03/2020
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Osinbajo’s convoy involved in accident, ‘one killed’

The convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo was involved in an accident en route to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on...

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El-Rufai moves Sanusi out of Nasarawa

13/03/2020
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El-Rufai moves Sanusi out of Nasarawa

Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has moved the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II out of Awe local government area...

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Brazil President tests positive for coronavirus

13/03/2020
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Brazil President tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus   Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo told Fox News that they are doing further testing...

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Babachir to Sanusi: the masses you speak for will stand for you

13/03/2020
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Babachir to Sanusi: the masses you speak for will stand for you

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has told deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi...

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FG files charges against Obinna Uzor, four others over alleged forgery of court documents and judgement

13/03/2020
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FG files charges against Obinna Uzor, four others over alleged forgery of court documents and judgement

The Federal Government has filed a six-count charge against Dr Obinna Uzoh, Anani Chuka, Eziafa Enwedo, Aroh Ifunanya and Faith...

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APC crisis: S’South endorses Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

13/03/2020
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APC crisis: S’South endorses Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

Efforts to get the embattled national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole out at all cost...

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Italian Medical Chief, Roberto Stella dies of Coronavirus

13/03/2020
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Italian Medical Chief, Roberto Stella dies of Coronavirus

The president of the Medical Guild of Varese, Roberto Stella, has died of coronavirus. He was 67. Stella died on Tuesday...

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El-Rufai visit Sanusi in Awe

13/03/2020
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El-Rufai visit Sanusi in Awe

Kaduna state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai is currently in a meeting with the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamino Sanusi who...

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It’s time to present Buhari’s achievements - Aregbesola

13/03/2020
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It’s time to present Buhari’s achievements - Aregbesola

INTERIOR Minister Rauf Aregbesola on Thursday said it is necessary to showcase President Muhammadu Buhari’s concrete achievements as a visionary...

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There is no scheme to eliminate Christians through religious persecution in Northern Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto

13/03/2020
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There is no scheme to eliminate Christians through religious persecution in Northern Nigeria – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has reacted to claims that Christians in Nigeria were prosecuted in the northern region. In...

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Court orders immediate release of dethrone Emir Muhammadu Sanusi

13/03/2020
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Court orders immediate release of dethrone Emir Muhammadu Sanusi

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered immediate release of deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu...

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Hunger, the serious virus killing Nigerians than coronavirus - Sultan tells FG

13/03/2020
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Hunger, the serious virus killing Nigerians than coronavirus - Sultan tells FG

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar III, has lamented the hardship being faced by Nigerians, noting that hunger was killing...

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Scores injured as Fayose’s, Olujimi’s loyalists clash

13/03/2020
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Scores injured as Fayose’s, Olujimi’s loyalists clash

Many people were reportedly injured yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, as the loyalists of former governor Ayodele Fayose...

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Senate advocates HND for President, govs, ND for others

13/03/2020
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Senate advocates HND for President, govs, ND for others

The Senate on Thursday passed for second reading, a constitution amendment bill which prescribes  Higher National Diploma or its equivalent...

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Coronavirus: My message to Donald Trump – T.B. Joshua

13/03/2020
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Coronavirus: My message to Donald Trump – T.B. Joshua

  Founder, Synagogue of All Nations, SCOAN, Prophet T.B. Joshua has sent a message to United’s State President, Donald Trump on...

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Shake-up as NNPC asks 40 group general managers to go

13/03/2020
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Shake-up as NNPC asks 40 group general managers to go

T he management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has retired about 40 group general managers and general managers at...

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Health commissioner gives update on four children and their teacher quarantined

13/03/2020
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Health commissioner gives update on four children and their teacher quarantined

Akin Abayomi, Lagos state commissioner for health, says four children and their teacher quarantined over fears of coronavirus have tested...

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Team of lawyers lead Sanusi’s freedom battle, hearing begins today

13/03/2020
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Team of lawyers lead Sanusi’s freedom battle, hearing begins today

Ex-Kano Emir sues IG, DSS boss, fights to leave detention  Soyinka hits Ganduje, says former CBN governor a reformer Nasarawa gov, emirs...

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Satan got involved in dethronement of Sanusi – Abdulsalami

12/03/2020
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Satan got involved in dethronement of Sanusi – Abdulsalami

Nigeria’s ex-head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has said that Muhammadu Sanusi II got dethroned as the Emir of Kano...

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EFCC arrests 48 internet fraud suspects in Ogun

12/03/2020
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EFCC arrests 48 internet fraud suspects in Ogun

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Thursday arrested 48 suspected internet fraudsters in Abeokuta, the...

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Coronavirus: Health Minister gives update on infected Italian patient

12/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Health Minister gives update on infected Italian patient

Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, on Thursday disclosed that the Italian infected with Coronavirus in Nigeria will soon be...

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Senate to remove immunity for President, Vice President, Governors, Deputy Governors

12/03/2020
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Senate to remove immunity for President, Vice President, Governors, Deputy Governors

Sitting Presidents will no longer enjoy immunity in criminal matters if the alteration being proposed to the 1999 Constitution by...

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China predicts end of coronavirus outbreak

12/03/2020
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China predicts end of coronavirus outbreak

China has predicted that the coronavirus epidemic could be over by June if other countries practised stringent containment measures as...

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Oil prices sink further

12/03/2020
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Oil prices sink further

Oil prices fell for the second straight day on Thursday amid a broad decline in global markets after the United...

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(photos) Sanusi's N200m books library evacuated out of Kano

12/03/2020
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(photos) Sanusi's N200m books library evacuated out of Kano

A library belonging to Muhammad Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, has been moved out of the palace.  Mujtaba Abba, Sanusi’s...

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Okada, Keke replacement coming in April – Lagos Govt

12/03/2020
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Okada, Keke replacement coming in April – Lagos Govt

The Lagos State Government says the replacement for banned motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (Keke) would be made available across the...

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Nigerian Pastor says woman shouldn’t see her fiancé’s manhood before marriage

12/03/2020
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Nigerian Pastor says woman shouldn’t see her fiancé’s manhood before marriage

Founder and senior pastor of Salvation Ministries (Home of Success), Pastor David Ibiyeomie has said that no matter what, a...

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FG declares ASUU strike illegal

12/03/2020
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FG declares ASUU strike illegal

The federal government has declared the two-week warning strike of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as illegal. ASUU had...

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Maina plotting to assassinate me - EFCC lawyer

12/03/2020
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Maina plotting to assassinate me - EFCC lawyer

Mohammed Abubakar, a lawyer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reformed...

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Sanusi’s half brother, Mujtaba Abba, resigns from Kano emirate council

12/03/2020
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Sanusi’s half brother, Mujtaba Abba, resigns from Kano emirate council

The principal private secretary to the deposed emir of Kano, Mujtaba Abba, has resigned from the Kano emirate council. Abba, a...

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40 security men keep Sanusi under watch at Nasarawa detention  centre

12/03/2020
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40 security men keep Sanusi under watch at Nasarawa detention  centre

  Bar people from visiting deposed Emir Security was  on Wednesday beefed up  in a compund, where the Emir is being detained ...

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Panic buying: Dollar ‘becomes scarce’ in Lagos, Abuja as naira hits 375

12/03/2020
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Panic buying: Dollar ‘becomes scarce’ in Lagos, Abuja as naira hits 375

Bureaux de Change operators in the country have begun to experience dollar scarcity as market speculators have begun to stock...

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Expected petrol pump price drops to N114.53 per litre

12/03/2020
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Expected petrol pump price drops to N114.53 per litre

The expected open market price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, has dropped to N114.53 per litre, N30.47...

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Nigeria will be out of business if crude oil price drops to $22 - Mele Kyari

12/03/2020
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Nigeria will be out of business if crude oil price drops to $22 - Mele Kyari

Mele Kyari, the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says Nigeria would be out of business...

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Afe Babalola, Olanipekun protest Supreme Court’s N60m penalty, criticism

12/03/2020
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Afe Babalola, Olanipekun protest Supreme Court’s N60m penalty, criticism

Two eminent lawyers, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN) and Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), have formally protested the heavy cost imposed on...

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Enugu evangelist tells people to repent to avoid contracting Coronavirus [+video]

12/03/2020
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Enugu evangelist tells people to repent to avoid contracting Coronavirus [+video]

A video making the rounds on social media shows the moment an Evangelist in Enugu was seen suggesting a special...

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Coronavirus: Italy records 196 fresh deaths — 827 killed so far

12/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Italy records 196 fresh deaths — 827 killed so far

The coronavirus infection has now killed 827 persons in Italy with 196 new deaths recorded in the last couple of...

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Lagos quarantines four children, two others for Coronavirus

12/03/2020
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Lagos quarantines four children, two others for Coronavirus

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said four children of the same family and their teacher who came from the...

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Epileptic power supply: Senate moves to ban use of generators, Offenders to get 10 years imprisonment

11/03/2020
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Epileptic power supply: Senate moves to ban use of generators, Offenders to get 10 years imprisonment

In spite of the of epileptic power supply being experienced across the country, the Senate on Wednesday commenced a process...

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Abdulsalami Abubakar reacts to Emir Sanusi’s removal

11/03/2020
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Abdulsalami Abubakar reacts to Emir Sanusi’s removal

Abdulsalami Abubakar, Nigeria’s former head of state, has finally reacted to the sudden removal of Muhammed Sanusi as Emir of...

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ASUU UNILAG passes vote of no confidence on Babalakin

11/03/2020
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ASUU UNILAG passes vote of no confidence on Babalakin

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has passed a vote of no confidence on the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of...

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Count me out of Sanusi’s dethronement – Buhari

11/03/2020
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Count me out of Sanusi’s dethronement – Buhari

The Presidency has described the attempt to link the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II...

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El-Rufai gives Sanusi a second appointment

11/03/2020
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El-Rufai gives Sanusi a second appointment

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has named dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II as Chancellor of Kaduna State University...

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Nasarawa Governor meets Buhari

11/03/2020
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Nasarawa Governor meets Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday morning had a closed-door meeting with the Nasarawa Governor, Abdullahi Sule, at State House, Abuja. The...

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Coronavirus update: Facts and figures worldwide

11/03/2020
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Coronavirus update: Facts and figures worldwide

These are the coronavirus statistics worldwide as at Wednesday 11 March. There are now 119,248 cases in 119 countries and territories...

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Buhari ordered Emir Sanusi’s dethronement – Kwankwaso

11/03/2020
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Buhari ordered Emir Sanusi’s dethronement – Kwankwaso

Former Kano Governor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of ordering the dethronement of former Emir of...

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I did NOT receive any N300m, bulletproof cars from David Lyon - Jonathan

11/03/2020
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I did NOT receive any N300m, bulletproof cars from David Lyon - Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan speaks on the rung allegation that he receive money or cars from the All Progressives Congress...

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Court fines Police N2m for wrongfully detaining pastor, wife for eight days

11/03/2020
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Court fines Police N2m for wrongfully detaining pastor, wife for eight days

A Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday ordered the police to pay a couple N2 million for detaining them for...

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Sanusi was forced out of the palace because he didn’t want to leave - Ganduje’s aide

11/03/2020
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Sanusi was forced out of the palace because he didn’t want to leave - Ganduje’s aide

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, spokesman to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says security operatives ejected Muhammadu Sanusi from the palace because...

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British health minister Nadine Dorries contracted coronavirus

11/03/2020
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British health minister Nadine Dorries contracted coronavirus

Nadine Vanessa Dorries, a UK health minister has confirmed she has contracted the coronavirus. The 62 year-old is the first...

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Sanusi’s lawyers to sue Kano govt over detention, banishment

11/03/2020
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Sanusi’s lawyers to sue Kano govt over detention, banishment

THE legal team of the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll,  has threatened to sue the Kano State Government  ...

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Dethroned Emir Sanusi gets new appointment

11/03/2020
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Dethroned Emir Sanusi gets new appointment

Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has been appointed into the board of Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency, KADIPA, by...

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Lagos to experience 240-day rainfall starting from March

11/03/2020
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Lagos to experience 240-day rainfall starting from March

Tunji Bello, commissioner for the environment and water resources, has urged residents of Lagos state to prepare for likely consequences...

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Emir Sanusi change location, move to another town

10/03/2020
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Emir Sanusi change location, move to another town

Exiled Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi will no longer go to Loko as he has been moved to another town...

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Sanusi is in my palace but no one will speak with him - Nasarawa monarch

10/03/2020
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Sanusi is in my palace but no one will speak with him - Nasarawa monarch

Muhammadu Sanusi II, deposed emir of Kano, arrived at Loko, a town in Nasarawa state, in the early hours of...

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‘I take my dethronement in good faith’ — Sanusi breaks silence

10/03/2020
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‘I take my dethronement in good faith’ — Sanusi breaks silence

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano, says he considers his dethronement as the will of God.  The Kano state...

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80 Yahoo boys arrested as EFCC raids hotel, strip bar

10/03/2020
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80 Yahoo boys arrested as EFCC raids hotel, strip bar

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a hotelier Oladimeji Olusegun Ogunfolaju and 79 others in Ikorodu, Lagos...

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Lagos declares co-passengers of Italian patient wanted

10/03/2020
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Lagos declares co-passengers of Italian patient wanted

The Lagos state ministry of health has released the names of two passengers on board the Turkish Airline flight which...

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Sanusi evicted, banished as Bayero becomes emir

10/03/2020
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Sanusi evicted, banished as Bayero becomes emir

‘He’s guilty of disobedience, insubordination’ Govt, ACF call for calm The curtain fell Monday on the reign of Muhammed Sanusi II as...

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Ganduje appoints Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as new Emir of Kano

09/03/2020
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Ganduje appoints Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as new Emir of Kano

Kano State Government has announced Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the new Emir of Kano. Bayero, the son of late Emir...

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Security Operatives arrest dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, exiled to Nassarawa

09/03/2020
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Security Operatives arrest dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, exiled to Nassarawa

Security Operatives on Monday arrested dethroned Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II and whisked him out of the ancient city...

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Kano state government explains why Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II was dethroned

09/03/2020
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Kano state government explains why Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II was dethroned

The Kano State Government said on Monday that it dethroned the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, because of insubordination. Usman Alhaji...

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Chibok girls’ mothers send message to World’s most powerful women

09/03/2020
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Chibok girls’ mothers send message to World’s most powerful women

The mothers of the remaining 112 Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity have called on the Federal Government and...

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ASUU commences warning strike

09/03/2020
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ASUU commences warning strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on a two- week warning strike with effect from Monday. Its Natoonal...

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Senate commences public hearing on Social Media Bill

09/03/2020
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Senate commences public hearing on Social Media Bill

The Senate on Monday in Abuja commenced a public hearing on the controversial social media Bill. The Bill titled: “A Bill...

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Nigeria confirmed second case of coronavirus

09/03/2020
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Nigeria confirmed second case of coronavirus

This was confirmed by Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire while speaking with journalists in Benin, Edo State on Monday. Osagie revealed...

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You’ve positively impacted our govt, Buhari tells Osinbajo at 63

09/03/2020
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You’ve positively impacted our govt, Buhari tells Osinbajo at 63

 Governors, PFN, others greet Vice-President   PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday acknowledged the positive impact of his deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)...

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$22.7bn loan: Senate under fire for excluding South East, Edo

09/03/2020
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$22.7bn loan: Senate under fire for excluding South East, Edo

The South-East is practically livid over its exclusion from infrastructural development captured in the $22.7 billion loan that the Senate recently...

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Sowore’s trial: Prosecution seeks nod to shield witnesses

09/03/2020
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Sowore’s trial: Prosecution seeks nod to shield witnesses

TESTIMONY under cover may be allowed in the trial of activist-turned politician Omoyele Sowore should the court endorse the bid...

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ASUU set for strike, maintains opposition to IPPIS

09/03/2020
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ASUU set for strike, maintains opposition to IPPIS

The Academic Staff Union of Universities will this week decide whether or not to call upon its members to proceed...

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APC crisis: Governors take Oshiomhole’s case to Villa

09/03/2020
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APC crisis: Governors take Oshiomhole’s case to Villa

- Ganduje, others rally support as Kogi, Gombe, Yobe governors join anti-chairman’s group - NWC to sanction official for calling...

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All suspected coronavirus cases in Edo ‘test negative’

09/03/2020
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All suspected coronavirus cases in Edo ‘test negative’

The Edo government says there is no record of coronavirus in the state as all suspected cases tested negative. Crusoe Osagie...

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Oshiomhole faces fresh storms in APC, over Bulama, Issa-Onilu

09/03/2020
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Oshiomhole faces fresh storms in APC, over Bulama, Issa-Onilu

Fresh crisis opened on two fronts for the embattled APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole on Sunday night,  with Yobe state...

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I’ve taken over running of APC - Giadom

09/03/2020
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I’ve taken over running of APC - Giadom

THE former acting national Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Victor Giadom on Sunday justified the proposed Emergency...

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Buhari govt, most wicked in Nigeria’s history — Oyedepo

09/03/2020
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Buhari govt, most wicked in Nigeria’s history — Oyedepo

The Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has described the regime...

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Italy quarantines 16m people as coronavirus death toll hits 366

09/03/2020
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Italy quarantines 16m people as coronavirus death toll hits 366

Italian authorities on Sunday locked down the entire northern region which has a population of 16 million to check the...

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Youth leader stones Gov. Uzodinma’s official car

09/03/2020
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Youth leader stones Gov. Uzodinma’s official car

A leader of a youth group in Egbema, Imo state has been arrested for stoning the official car of Governor...

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Bauchi probe panel: Isa Yuguda, successor allegedly looted N1 trillion while in office.

08/03/2020
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Bauchi probe panel: Isa Yuguda, successor allegedly looted N1 trillion while in office.

A probe panel set up by the Bauchi government says two immediate past governors of the state allegedly looted N1...

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Jonathan, Ishaku, Okowa congratulate Okonjo-Iweala on South African appointment

08/03/2020
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Jonathan, Ishaku, Okowa congratulate Okonjo-Iweala on South African appointment

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has felicitated with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory...

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Garrison without its commander: 12 years without Adedibu

08/03/2020
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Garrison without its commander: 12 years without Adedibu

In few months time, it would be 12 years since the late Generalissimo of Ibadan politics, Pa Lamidi Adedibu passed...

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Despite Financial Autonomy Policy, Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba Still Operating Joint State-LG Accounts

08/03/2020
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Despite Financial Autonomy Policy, Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba Still Operating Joint State-LG Accounts

Local Government Councils in Benue, Taraba, and Nasarawa states are still operating Joint Accounts in spite of the financial autonomy...

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List of ex-governors, ministers collecting double pay

08/03/2020
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List of ex-governors, ministers collecting double pay

Socio-Economic Rights Agenda, SERAP has taken on the challenge thrown at it by Justice Minister and attorney-general of the Federation...

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‘Man from Nigeria’ tests positive for coronavirus in the US

08/03/2020
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‘Man from Nigeria’ tests positive for coronavirus in the US

An unnamed 50-year-old man, who reportedly lives in Nigeria, has tested positive for coronavirus in Washington DC, United States. According to USNews...

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Hotel used to quarantine suspected cases of coronavirus in China collapses, many trapped

08/03/2020
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Hotel used to quarantine suspected cases of coronavirus in China collapses, many trapped

A five-storey hotel being used to quarantine suspected cases coronavirus in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou collapsed on Saturday...

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Newborn baby found hanging from a barbed wire is rescued after her mother, a student of Fed Poly Oko, tried to throw her over the fence shortly after birth

08/03/2020
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Newborn baby found hanging from a barbed wire is rescued after her mother, a student of Fed Poly Oko, tried to throw her over the fence shortly after birth

Students of Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra state woke up to a shocking scene as they found a newborn baby...

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Governors shop for Oshiomhole’s replacement

08/03/2020
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Governors shop for Oshiomhole’s replacement

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress took a new twist on Saturday as the governors opposed to the embattled...

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We will crush Boko Haram in next few days – Buratai

08/03/2020
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We will crush Boko Haram in next few days – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has assured that in a matter of days, the dreaded...

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APC crisis: Buhari steps in, raises three-man liaison team

08/03/2020
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APC crisis: Buhari steps in, raises three-man liaison team

Governors may shun meeting over ‘illegal’ procedures NWC dissociates party from emergency NEC meeting The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to...

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Campaign against Oshiomhole persists, accused of tyranny, despotism

08/03/2020
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Campaign against Oshiomhole persists, accused of tyranny, despotism

The plot to remove the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has persisted with the Director...

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Adeboye prophesied I’d be Bayelsa governor -Douye Diri

07/03/2020
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Adeboye prophesied I’d be Bayelsa governor -Douye Diri

Douye Diri, governor of Bayelsa, says Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, prophesied he will be declared...

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Coronavirus: Lagos monitoring ‘349 persons from endemic countries’

07/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Lagos monitoring ‘349 persons from endemic countries’

At least 349 persons from across the world are being monitored in Lagos over the outbreak of COVID-19 better known...

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Police arrest woman used by different pastors to perform fake miracles

07/03/2020
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Police arrest woman used by different pastors to perform fake miracles

The police in Lagos have arrested 44-year-old woman, Bose Olasukanmi, who was used by several pastors to perform fake miracle...

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My prophecy on Ihedioha, Uzodinma risky – Fr. Mbaka opened up

07/03/2020
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My prophecy on Ihedioha, Uzodinma risky – Fr. Mbaka opened up

 No reason to forgive Enugu Catholic Bishop   Fiery Catholic priest and founder, Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has opened...

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COVID-19: No symptoms in 39 quarantined persons - Ogun commissioner

07/03/2020
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COVID-19: No symptoms in 39 quarantined persons - Ogun commissioner

Tomi Coker, Ogun state commissioner for health, says the 39 persons on quarantine in the isolation facility in Ewekoro have...

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More troubles for Fayose as EFCC witness links N200m Abuja property to sister

07/03/2020
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More troubles for Fayose as EFCC witness links N200m Abuja property to sister

The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose proceeded on Friday with a banker, Olugbenga Falai, testifying...

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Oshiomhole, staff, aides locked out of APC secretariat

07/03/2020
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Oshiomhole, staff, aides locked out of APC secretariat

Embattled party chair fails to resume despite Kano court order   The total occupation of the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

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Two British Airways staff test positive for coronavirus

07/03/2020
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Two British Airways staff test positive for coronavirus

Two British Airways staff have tested positive for coronavirus and are recovering at home, according to reports. The staff, said to...

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We are still tracing 93 co-passengers of Italian patient - Minister

07/03/2020
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We are still tracing 93 co-passengers of Italian patient - Minister

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says 93 passengers who boarded the same Turkish Airlines flight with the Italian who imported...

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Biafra: Kanu get approval to lead IPOB one million man march in US

07/03/2020
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Biafra: Kanu get approval to lead IPOB one million man march in US

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has disclosed the plan by his group to stage a million...

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Nigeria needs N1.6bn to fight Coronavirus – NCDC

06/03/2020
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Nigeria needs N1.6bn to fight Coronavirus – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country requires N1.6 billion emergency funding to fight Coronavirus (COVID19). Dr Priscillia...

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UK court jails Nigerian pastor who sexually assaulted children for 20 years

06/03/2020
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UK court jails Nigerian pastor who sexually assaulted children for 20 years

A Birmingham crown court in the United Kingdom on Friday sentenced Michael Oluronbi, a Nigerian pastor, to 34 years in...

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Benue rep introduces bill to raise academic qualification for president

06/03/2020
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Benue rep introduces bill to raise academic qualification for president

Benjamin Mzondu, a member of the house of representatives from Benue state, has introduced a bill seeking to raise the...

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Coronavirus: Italian patient who tested positive in Nigeria has fully recovered.

06/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Italian patient who tested positive in Nigeria has fully recovered.

Gov Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has hinted that the Italian index, who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus last...

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Saraki kicks as EFCC demands final forfeiture of Ikoyi properties

06/03/2020
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Saraki kicks as EFCC demands final forfeiture of Ikoyi properties

Immediate past Senate president, Bukola Saraki on Thursday, opposed an application before a Federal High Court, Lagos, seeking final forfeiture...

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PDP bashes APC senators for approving Buhari’s $22.7bn loan

06/03/2020
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PDP bashes APC senators for approving Buhari’s $22.7bn loan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the All Progressives Congress (APC) senators for approving President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for...

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$1.25bn for Abuja rail, $500m for NTA — Buhari’s $22.7bn loan spending plan

06/03/2020
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$1.25bn for Abuja rail, $500m for NTA — Buhari’s $22.7bn loan spending plan

The senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22.7 billion loan request — years after it was rejected by the previous...

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Spain’s first coronavirus patient reportedly recovers after receiving these two drugs

06/03/2020
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Spain’s first coronavirus patient reportedly recovers after receiving these two drugs

The man who became Spain’s first coronavirus patient has reportedly made full recovery after being treated with an HIV and...

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They are after me because of 2023 - Oshiomhole

06/03/2020
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They are after me because of 2023 - Oshiomhole

Federal High court: maintain status quo Party chair goes to Appeal Court Fayemi, Buhari meet at Villa Those behind the plot to remove...

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INEC targets e-voting from next polls

06/03/2020
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INEC targets e-voting from next polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday unfolded plans to kick start electronic voting with the 2023 general elections. Its...

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96% of Nigerian pastors are fake… I’ll soon start calling their names

06/03/2020
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96% of Nigerian pastors are fake… I’ll soon start calling their names

Charles Oputa, singer better known as Charly Boy, says 96 per cent of Nigerian pastors are fake. The 68-year-old Afrobeat star...

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UNILAG cancels 51st convocation

06/03/2020
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UNILAG cancels 51st convocation

The management of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, has suspended the 51st convocation programme of the institution, previously scheduled to...

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No February salary for Lecturers who are not on IPPIS - Finance minister

06/03/2020
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No February salary for Lecturers who are not on IPPIS - Finance minister

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget and national planning, says lecturers who have not enrolled for the Integrated Payroll and...

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Gov Fayemi opens up on 2023 presidency

06/03/2020
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Gov Fayemi opens up on 2023 presidency

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state and Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum, said his actions as a peacemaker and conciliator...

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18 suspected cases of coronavirus identified in Nigeria - NCDC

06/03/2020
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18 suspected cases of coronavirus identified in Nigeria - NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that a total of 18 suspected cases of coronavirus have been identified...

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Farouk Lawan fails to open defence in ‘$620,000 fuel subsidy scam’

06/03/2020
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Farouk Lawan fails to open defence in ‘$620,000 fuel subsidy scam’

A former Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on Investigation into Fuel Subsidy Regime, Farouk Lawan, on...

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We moved N200m from Fayose’s residence to the bank - Zenith Bank official

06/03/2020
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We moved N200m from Fayose’s residence to the bank - Zenith Bank official

Johnson Abidakun, an official of Zenith Bank of Nigeria, has explained how N200 million naira was moved from the residence...

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Bank notes ‘can spread’ coronavirus - WHO

06/03/2020
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Bank notes ‘can spread’ coronavirus - WHO

An official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) says banknotes can spread coronavirus disease. Speaking with UK Telegragh, a WHO spokesman said...

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Oshiomhole’s suspension: Drama as Kano High Court sets aside the ruling of FCT High Court.

05/03/2020
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Oshiomhole’s suspension: Drama as Kano High Court sets aside the ruling of FCT High Court.

A Federal High Court in Kano on Thursday nullified the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the...

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Senate approves Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request rejected by Saraki

05/03/2020
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Senate approves Buhari’s $22.7bn loan request rejected by Saraki

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow $22.7 billion- a request which was rejected by the...

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Fire razes popular market in Jigawa

05/03/2020
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Fire razes popular market in Jigawa

Inferno has razed part of the popular Gujungu Market in Taura Local Government area of Jigawa State.   State Spokesman of the...

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Many killed as Nigerian soldiers crushed Boko Haram insurgents in Damboa

05/03/2020
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Many killed as Nigerian soldiers crushed Boko Haram insurgents  in Damboa

Dozens of lives were lost on Wednesday during an attack by Boko Haram militants in Damboa, a town 85 kilometers...

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Ronaldinho arrested for allegedly using fake passport to travel

05/03/2020
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Ronaldinho arrested for allegedly using fake passport to travel

Former Brazilian football star Ronaldinho and his brother have been detained in Paraguay after allegedly using fake passports to enter...

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Abuja’s isolation centre for coronavirus cases still under construction

05/03/2020
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Abuja’s isolation centre for coronavirus cases still under construction

Nigeria’s capital Abuja has no isolation centre yet for possible cases of coronavirus, as the facility being built at the...

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26 illegal Oil dealers arraigned in Lagos High Court

05/03/2020
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26 illegal Oil dealers arraigned in Lagos High Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Wednesday, arraigned 26 suspected illegal oil dealers and three...

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We may review 2020 budget over coronavirus - Minister of finance

05/03/2020
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We may review 2020 budget over coronavirus - Minister of finance

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government may review the approved 2020 budget over the economic impact of...

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No individual living or dead dominated Nigeria’s politics like Obasanjo – Atiku

05/03/2020
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No individual living or dead dominated Nigeria’s politics like Obasanjo – Atiku

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that no individual, living or dead has dominated the nation’s political space...

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I caught my husband having sex with a married woman, Rebecca, cleric’s wife tells court

05/03/2020
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I caught my husband having sex with a married woman, Rebecca, cleric’s wife tells court

Rebecca Adeniyi, a 44-year-old tailor, on Wednesday told an Igando customary court in Lagos that she caught her husband having...

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Group seeks probe of $30m Bayelsa governorship election fund

05/03/2020
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Group seeks probe of $30m Bayelsa governorship election fund

THE Coalition for Transparency and Democratic Leadership (CTDL) on Wednesday urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate...

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It’s God’s plan: Obaseki reacts to Oshiomhole’s fall

05/03/2020
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It’s God’s plan: Obaseki reacts to Oshiomhole’s fall

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the ruling of Abuja Federal High Court which bars Comrade Adams Oshiomhole...

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Kano anti-corruption agency summons Sanusi

05/03/2020
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Kano anti-corruption agency summons Sanusi

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has invited Muhammad Sanusi, the emir of Kano, according to sources. The commission...

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State of COVID-19: 93,000 cases worldwide, Italy closes all schools, - virus deadlier than flu, WHO says

05/03/2020
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State of COVID-19: 93,000 cases worldwide, Italy closes all schools, - virus deadlier than flu, WHO says

GOVERNMENTS around the world are scrambling to contain the spread of COVID-19, which is growing globally. China, where the virus...

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Lagos’ couple in alleged fraud of N553.8m

05/03/2020
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Lagos’ couple in alleged fraud of N553.8m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned a couple, Oladeji and Omotola Henry, alongside their company, Built...

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APC, PDP bicker over Diri’s N2.9b car loan

05/03/2020
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APC, PDP bicker over Diri’s N2.9b car loan

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State have traded barbs over the N2.9billion...

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Lai Mohammed, Gov. Abdulrahman tear Kwara APC apart

05/03/2020
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Lai Mohammed, Gov. Abdulrahman tear Kwara APC apart

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak have split Kwara All Progressives Congress down the...

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2019 budget was padded with N42bn - ICPC

05/03/2020
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2019 budget was padded with N42bn - ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says the 2019 budget was padded with N41.9 billion. The anti-graft agency...

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Ajimobi, Bulama, Chukwuma emerge new APC national officers

05/03/2020
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Ajimobi, Bulama, Chukwuma emerge new APC national officers

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the nomination of three new national officers...

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Buhari picks Bashir Jamoh to replace Peterside as NIMASA DG

05/03/2020
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Buhari picks Bashir Jamoh to replace Peterside as NIMASA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety...

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Oshiomhole asks Appeal Court to vacate suspension order

05/03/2020
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Oshiomhole asks Appeal Court to vacate suspension order

Police, DSS at APC secretariat Party appoints Ajimobi, Bulama, Chukwuma   NATIONAL Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole...

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FG recovers N594.09bn through whistle-blowing policy

05/03/2020
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FG recovers N594.09bn through whistle-blowing policy

The Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said the Federal Government recovered N594.09 billion in three years through...

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Protest in Kano over alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad

04/03/2020
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Protest in Kano over alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad

Scores of youth stormed the Kano Hisbah office on Wednesday over an alleged blasphemy song against the Holy Prophet Muhammad. The...

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TRCN begins nationwide crackdown on unlicensed teachers

04/03/2020
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TRCN begins nationwide crackdown on unlicensed teachers

The Federal Government is set to begin the enforcement and monitoring of compliance with its directive to ensure only qualified...

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Kano Assembly gets committee to Investigate Emir Sanusi

04/03/2020
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Kano Assembly gets committee to Investigate Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll is again embroiled in another fresh trouble, as The Kano State House of...

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Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC chairman

04/03/2020
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Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC chairman

  A federal capital territory (FCT) high court has suspended Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Danlami...

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Donald Trump donates his $100,000 salary to help fight coronavirus

04/03/2020
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Donald Trump donates his $100,000 salary to help fight coronavirus

US President Donald Trump, who has donated every one of his salary payments to government agencies or efforts since becoming president...

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Dangote donates N200m to fight Covid-19

04/03/2020
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Dangote donates N200m to fight Covid-19

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) yesterday pledged to support the current efforts of federal government against Coronavirus with N200 million. The ADF’s...

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Honduran President Hernandez linked with drug trafficking

04/03/2020
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Honduran President Hernandez linked with drug trafficking

U.S. prosecutors claimed Honduras’ President Juan Orlando Hernández met a drug trafficker around 2013 and took $25,000 in exchange for...

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Police silent while herdsmen carry AK-47 rifles in Anambra - Ohanaeze tells IG

04/03/2020
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Police silent while herdsmen carry AK-47 rifles in Anambra - Ohanaeze tells IG

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has accused law enforcement agencies of ignoring reports of herdsmen moving around with AK-47 rifles in a community in...

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US Offers N2.52b reward for Boko Haram leader Shekau’s arrest

04/03/2020
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US Offers N2.52b reward for Boko Haram leader Shekau’s arrest

The United States Department of State has offered a juicy $7m reward, about N2.52 billion for information that can lead...

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Chinese ‘who coughed severely’ at Lagos airport tests negative for coronavirus

04/03/2020
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Chinese ‘who coughed severely’ at Lagos airport tests negative for coronavirus

Akin Abayomi, Lagos state commissioner for health, says a Chinese national who was quarantined after coughing severely at Murtala Muhammed...

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WAEC records 32% of 12,075 pass, 548 results being withheld in 2020 WASSCE

04/03/2020
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WAEC records 32% of 12,075 pass, 548 results being withheld in 2020 WASSCE

A total of 3,892 candidates representing 32.23 per cent obtained credit in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and...

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Senate moves to cut president’s powers

04/03/2020
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Senate moves to cut president’s powers

Proposes law on appointment of Service Chiefs   Worried by public complains on non-adherence to Federal Character principle in the appointment of Service...

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Amotekun set for take off

04/03/2020
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Amotekun set for take off

The coast became clearer on Tuesday for the establishment of security outfits in the Southwest states. The Amotekun Corps Bill was passed...

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I spend $2m monthly on charity – Fr. Mbaka

04/03/2020
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I spend $2m monthly on charity – Fr. Mbaka

Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, on Tuesday, said he spent an average of $2m monthly...

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‘Our DG not quarantined’ — NCDC contradicts health minister

04/03/2020
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‘Our DG not quarantined’ — NCDC contradicts health minister

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Chikwe Ihekweazu, its director-general, is under self-isolation and not being quarantined. Writing via its...

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Twitter staff to work from home over coronavirus fears

04/03/2020
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Twitter staff to work from home over coronavirus fears

Twitter became the first major US corporation to tell its employees to work from home to avoid spread of coronavirus...

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South Africa slips into recession after economic slump

03/03/2020
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South Africa slips into recession after economic slump

South Africa's statistics bureau (Stats SA) on Tuesday March 3, announced that the country slipped into recession in the final three months of...

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FG, stakeholders commence review of Nigeria’s labour laws

03/03/2020
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FG, stakeholders commence review of Nigeria’s labour laws

The Federal Government in collaboration with labour and the organised private sector have commenced the review of existing labour laws...

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Magu Bags FBI Award of Excellence

03/03/2020
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Magu Bags FBI Award of Excellence

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, received an Award of Excellence...

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Oyo Assembly dressed in warrior outfit, passes Amotekun bill

03/03/2020
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Oyo Assembly dressed in warrior outfit, passes Amotekun bill

Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill, 2020 codenamed Operation Amotekun. The lawmakers...

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Lagos Assembly passes Amotekun law

03/03/2020
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Lagos Assembly passes Amotekun law

Lagos State House of Assembly at plenary on Tuesday passed the bill to create Amotekun Corps as a special unit...

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Supreme court dismisses Ihedioha’s review application

03/03/2020
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Supreme court dismisses Ihedioha’s review application

The supreme court has dismissed the application of Emeka Ihedioha, former governor of Imo state, seeking a review of the...

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EFCC arraigns oil marketer, firm for N349m fraud

03/03/2020
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EFCC arraigns oil marketer, firm for N349m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Monday, arraigned an oil marketer, Ngozi Okoye, before the Lagos State Special Offences...

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Coronavirus: Israeli researchers announce breakthrough on vaccine

03/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Israeli researchers announce breakthrough on vaccine

Some researchers at the Migal Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) in Israel say they have developed an effective vaccine against avian...

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Coronavirus hits Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco — making six cases in Africa

03/03/2020
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Coronavirus hits Tunisia, Senegal, Morocco — making six cases in Africa

Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia have confirmed cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of people with the virus on the...

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INEC proposes 34 amendments to Electoral Act

03/03/2020
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INEC proposes 34 amendments to Electoral Act

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is proposing 34 amendments to the Electoral Act, it was learnt yesterday. Its Director of...

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Power crisis: University College Hospital now running on 75 generators - Chief Medical Director

03/03/2020
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Power crisis: University College Hospital now running on 75 generators - Chief Medical Director

The University College Hospital, Ibadan is currently running on a total of 75 generators to carry out its wide range...

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Covid 19: 158 aboard plane with Italian ‘can’t be traced’

03/03/2020
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Covid 19: 158 aboard plane with Italian ‘can’t be traced’

The Federal Government on Monday vowed to deal with any foreign airline that violated coronavirus screening procedures for passengers arriving...

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"You should continue to forgive us.” - El-Rufai apologises for failure to provide security

03/03/2020
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"You should continue to forgive us.” - El-Rufai apologises for failure to provide security

FG condemns attacks, Uba Sani wants bandits prosecutedhehu Sani blames northern govs for attacks, seeks regional safety outfitOrtom urges govt...

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Covid-19: ‘We have discovered its cure’

03/03/2020
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Covid-19: ‘We have discovered its cure’

As Nigerians panic over the outbreak of the Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, the populace has been assured that a...

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Nigeria faces harder times as OPEC mulls 2.7 million daily cut

03/03/2020
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Nigeria faces harder times as OPEC mulls 2.7 million daily cut

Nigeria’s vulnerable economy may face further challenges following plans by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reduce crude...

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Gunmen ‘kill over 50 in Kaduna villages’

02/03/2020
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Gunmen ‘kill over 50 in Kaduna villages’

Suspected bandits have reportedly attacked four communities in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State and killed about 51 persons. The...

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Italian hit by Coronavirus didn’t lodge with us – Lagos Airport Hotel

02/03/2020
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Italian hit by Coronavirus didn’t lodge with us – Lagos Airport Hotel

The management of Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, has debunked claim by Lafarge Plc that the Italian who brought Coronavirus to...

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Coronavirus: Global death toll exceeds 3,000

02/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Global death toll exceeds 3,000

The Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak which started from China is now in 50 countries and things seem to be getting worse. So far, the...

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SIM Card Controversy: Presidency’s directive made us detain man for 10 weeks without trial – SSS

02/03/2020
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SIM Card Controversy: Presidency’s directive made us detain man for 10 weeks without trial – SSS

The State Security Service (SSS) has told the Federal High Court in Asaba on Friday that it arrested and detained Anthony Okolie...

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Supreme court adjourns hearing of Ihedioha’s application

02/03/2020
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Supreme court adjourns hearing of Ihedioha’s application

The supreme court has adjourned the hearing of an application seeking a review of its judgment on Imo governorship election...

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EFCC probes N35bn arms procurement diversion fraud in defence ministry

02/03/2020
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EFCC probes N35bn arms procurement diversion fraud in defence ministry

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating a case of diversion of public funds totalling N35bn at the Ministry...

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Tambuwal: Almajiri stays for now, mulls alternative

02/03/2020
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Tambuwal: Almajiri stays for now, mulls alternative

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto said he is considering the adoption of the Indonesian Islamic education model known as Pondok...

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Reps probe $1bn spent on Tucano jets, others

02/03/2020
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Reps probe $1bn spent on Tucano jets, others

The House of Representatives has begun investigation into how the Federal Government spent the $1bn special security fund approved for...

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Catholic Church members hit the streets of Abuja over nationwide killings

02/03/2020
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Catholic Church members hit the streets of Abuja over nationwide killings

Members of Catholic Church marched through the streets of Abuja on Sunday to protest against the widespread insecurity in the...

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There’s nothing anybody can do if I make my son the chief of staff - Akeredolu

01/03/2020
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There’s nothing anybody can do if I make my son the chief of staff - Akeredolu

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says Babajide, his son, worked hard during his campaign and there is nothing anyone...

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Coronavirus: All 43 suspects in Plateau are negative – Commissioner

01/03/2020
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Coronavirus: All 43 suspects in Plateau are negative – Commissioner

Plateau state commissioner for health, Dr. Nimkong Larndam has said there is no confirmed case of coronavirus in Plateau state. The...

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Buhari orders probe of security operatives ‘who released’ 295 smuggled oil tankers illegally

01/03/2020
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Buhari orders probe of security operatives ‘who released’ 295 smuggled oil tankers illegally

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is disheartened by the unauthorised release of 295 tankers of smuggled petroleum products by security...

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Coronavirus: Increase prices of face mask, sanitizer, and go to jail – FG warns vendors

01/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Increase prices of face mask, sanitizer, and go to jail – FG warns vendors

The Nigerian government has warned vendors across the country against increasing the price of face mask and sanitizer.    In a statement...

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Corovavirus: Cross River monitors five foreigners

01/03/2020
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Corovavirus: Cross River monitors five foreigners

Five foreigners who arrived at Margaret Ekpo International Airport in Calabar, Cross River State, on Friday have been placed under...

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Early detection of coronavirus case ‘speaks well of Nigeria’s laboratory capacity’

01/03/2020
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Early detection of coronavirus case ‘speaks well of Nigeria’s laboratory capacity’

following the arrival of an Italian businessman from Milan, Italy, which has the highest rate of the infection in Europe. The...

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Coronavirus: Number in Lagos, Ogun quarantine rises to 100

01/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Number in Lagos, Ogun quarantine rises to 100

  In furtherance to the placing of the patient of the Coronavirus disease, a 44-year-old Italian, in a quarantine centre, Lagos...

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Coronavirus: Three Chinese quarantined in Plateau

01/03/2020
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Coronavirus: Three Chinese quarantined in Plateau

Three Chinese have been quarantined in  Wase local government area of Plateau state over concerns that they may have contracted...

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Border sabotage: Buhari furious after 295 seized petrol tankers released to smugglers by security

29/02/2020
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Border sabotage: Buhari furious after 295 seized petrol tankers released to smugglers by security

Rogue security men, involved with Operation Swift Response at the partially closed Nigerian border, have released 295 petrol tankers seized...

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Nigerian varsity don claims to have discovered cure for coronavirus, Lassa fever

29/02/2020
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Nigerian varsity don claims to have discovered cure for coronavirus, Lassa fever

Professor of Virology, Maduike Ezeibe of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, MOUAU, who once claimed to have discovered...

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I’m in 2023 presidential race to retire Tinubu from politics –Bode George

29/02/2020
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I’m in 2023 presidential race to retire Tinubu from politics –Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George has vowed to  truncate the rumoured 2023 presidential...

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Coronavirus: Why infected Italian was not detected at Lagos airport – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

29/02/2020
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Coronavirus: Why infected Italian was not detected at Lagos airport – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has revealed why the Italian who tested positive to coronavirus was able to pass through...

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Coronavirus: Senator asks FG to ban flights to and from China

29/02/2020
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Coronavirus: Senator asks FG to ban flights to and from China

Chukwuka Utazi, chairman of the senate committee on primary health and communicable diseases, has asked the federal government to ban...

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How police officer used POS to extort N160,000 ‘bail money’ from suspect

29/02/2020
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How police officer used POS to extort N160,000 ‘bail money’ from suspect

We're investigating case; culprits will be dealt with if found guilty —PPRO   Murtala Salami’s ordeal in the hands of policemen last...

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Coronavirus: Stakeholders worry about surveillance at Nigeria’s international airports

29/02/2020
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Coronavirus: Stakeholders worry about surveillance at Nigeria’s international airports

Following the announcement of the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria, aviation experts have called for better surveillance at all...

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Why Buhari suspended Amnesty Programme Coordinator, Dokubo

29/02/2020
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Why Buhari suspended Amnesty Programme Coordinator, Dokubo

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo over alleged corruption. A statement...

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Coronavirus: Suspected case tests negative in Oyo

29/02/2020
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Coronavirus: Suspected case tests negative in Oyo

Oyo State Government on Friday said that two suspected cases of corona virus in the state speculated in some media...

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Coronavirus: mosquitoes, excessive heat, patient attempts to escape isolation centre in Lagos

29/02/2020
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Coronavirus: mosquitoes, excessive heat, patient attempts to escape isolation centre in Lagos

…over poor facilities•Govt searches for over 200 Nigerians ‘contacted’ by Italian•Lagos tracks 120 other passengers on Turkish Airlines flight with...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria shuts down factory, places 28 under quarantine

29/02/2020
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Coronavirus: Nigeria shuts down factory, places 28 under quarantine

The Ogun state government has shut down Lafarge cement factory in the Ewekoro area of the state and placed at...

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Buhari approves Oyo-Ita’s retirement, says probe will continue

29/02/2020
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Buhari approves Oyo-Ita’s retirement, says probe will continue

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the retirement of Winifred Oyo-Ita as head of service, saying his action is “without prejudice...

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Italian hit by Coronavirus unveiled in Lagos

29/02/2020
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Italian hit by Coronavirus unveiled in Lagos

A faint picture of the Italian man who brought Coronavirus to Nigeria has been unveiled at the Mainland Infectious Disease...

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Nigerian footballer, King Udoh, tests positive to Coronavirus in Italy

28/02/2020
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Nigerian footballer, King Udoh, tests positive to Coronavirus in Italy

2-year-old Italian-Nigerian footballer, King Udoh, has tested positive to the coronavirus (Covid-19).   According to reports, Udoh who plays professional football with Pianese...

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Ondo guber: APC Unity Forum and the battle ahead

28/02/2020
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Ondo guber: APC Unity Forum and the battle ahead

The battle for the gubernatorial ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State among members of the Unity...

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‘Oshiomhole’s rascality has brought reproach, disgrace to APC’ - Osagie

28/02/2020
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‘Oshiomhole’s rascality has brought reproach, disgrace to APC’ - Osagie

Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said the suspended National...

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Revealed: Here's how Coronavirus came into Lagos and medical capacity available [+video]

28/02/2020
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Revealed: Here's how Coronavirus came into Lagos and medical capacity available [+video]

The Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba, a facility built for the treatment of Coronavirus cases in Lagos, can only accommodate 100...

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God who saw us through Ebola, please do it again - Nigerians react to news of Coronavirus in Nigeria

28/02/2020
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God who saw us through Ebola, please do it again - Nigerians react to news of Coronavirus in Nigeria

Nigerians are currently reacting to the news of the first confirmed case of Coronavirus in Nigeria.   While some are praying for...

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Lagos in manhunt for all contacts of Italian hit by coronavirus

28/02/2020
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Lagos in manhunt for all contacts of Italian hit by coronavirus

The Lagos State government said it has begun a massive manhunt for all the people who had made a contact...

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Death toll hits 118 as lassa fever spreads to 27 states

28/02/2020
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Death toll hits 118 as lassa fever spreads to 27 states

The death toll in the current outbreak of Lassa fever has reached 118, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

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Power crisis: Govt launches forensic enquiry into DisCos

28/02/2020
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Power crisis: Govt launches forensic enquiry into DisCos

Governors seek briefing on $5.8b Mambilla Power Project   HOW Nigeria will get out of the crippling energy crisis which appears intractable...

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Iyanya gets 20 Million Naira bail over alleged car theft

28/02/2020
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Iyanya gets 20 Million Naira bail over alleged car theft

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos has granted singer Iyanya bail of N20million over alleged car theft. Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, on...

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Finally, FG admits Boko Haram targeting Christians

28/02/2020
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Finally, FG admits Boko Haram targeting Christians

The Federal Government on Thursday admitted that members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect and ISWAP have changed tactics.  It said...

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Dangote test-runs $2 billion fertiliser plant

28/02/2020
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Dangote test-runs $2 billion fertiliser plant

DANGOTE Fertiliser Limited has started countdown to the inauguration of its $2 billion granulated urea fertiliser complex located in the...

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Tribunal orders Ecobank to pay N1.6 billion dividend tax to FIRS

28/02/2020
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Tribunal orders Ecobank to pay N1.6 billion dividend tax to FIRS

The Lagos zone tax appeal tribunal has ruled that Ecobank must pay the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) N1.66 billion...

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Iran’s vice-president contracts coronavirus

28/02/2020
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Iran’s vice-president contracts coronavirus

Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran vice-president for women and affairs, has contracted coronavirus. Ebtekar contracted the disease two days after Iraj Harirchi, the...

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How to prevent Coronavirus spread at workplaces – WHO

28/02/2020
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How to prevent Coronavirus spread at workplaces – WHO

The World Health Organization on Thursday advised employers on ways to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) at...

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Nigeria records first case of coronavirus

28/02/2020
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Nigeria records first case of coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded the first case of the deadly coronavirus, which broke out in China in January, 2020.   It was confirmed...

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Lyon accepts Supreme Court’s verdict on Bayelsa

27/02/2020
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Lyon accepts Supreme Court’s verdict on Bayelsa

Sacked Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, has accepted the final decision of the Supreme Court on its judgement...

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Japan to close all schools in March due to coronavirus fears

27/02/2020
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Japan to close all schools in March due to coronavirus fears

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that the government would ask all elementary, junior high and high schools...

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Pope Francis falls ill day after supporting people with coronavirus

27/02/2020
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Pope Francis falls ill day after supporting people with coronavirus

Pope Francis has missed a planned Mass with clergy in Rome due to an unspecified illness. The Vatican said the pontiff...

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Court nullifies impeachment of former Kogi deputy gov

27/02/2020
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Court nullifies impeachment of former Kogi deputy gov

A High Court sitting in Lokoja has declared the impeachment of Simon Achuba, former Kogi deputy governor by the State...

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Buhari sets up committee to monitor NDDC

27/02/2020
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Buhari sets up committee to monitor NDDC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the composition of a committee to monitor the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). A...

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Why we’ve not been paying National Assembly, Judiciary full allocation — Finance Minister

27/02/2020
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Why we’ve not been paying National Assembly, Judiciary full allocation — Finance Minister

The revenue shortfall the federal government has been experiencing is the reason it has not been able to fulfil the...

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