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Abule-Ado explosion: Buhari pays tribute to deceased Rev. Sister

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the heroic spirit of the Reverend Sister Henrietta Alokha, the deceased Principal of Bethlehem High School, Abule-Ado, Lagos State. Sister Alokha lost her life to the Abule-Ado explosion about two weeks ago, while trying to save boarding students of school from the devastation that followed …

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Coronavirus: patients cured and re-infected in Wuhan

As at Thursday, it is recorded that between 3% and 10% of patients cured of the coronavirus in Wuhan have contracted the infection again after being discharged. This is the result of a study conducted by two hospitals in the capital of Hubei, considered the epicenter of the pulmonary epidemic. …

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Obaseki tests negative for Coronavirus

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus but has decided to remain in self-isolation. In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while the governor awaits the …

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COVID-19: Anambra places its borders under surveillance

Anambra State Government has placed all its entry points under full-scale watch as part of precautionary measures towards containing Coronavirus pandemic from the state. The State has boundary with six states including Enugu, Imo, Abia, Delta, Kogi and Rivers. Addressing newsmen on Thursday in Onitsha while inspecting some border areas …

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Aso Rock in partial lockdown, according to the presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday said the State House, Abuja, is on a partial lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Femi Adesina confirmed to State House Correspondents that President Muhammadu Buhari tested negative to COVID-19. The presidential spokesman said the weekly Federal …

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Capital market goes on full lockdown over Coronavirus

The primary and secondary segments of the capital market will from today operate on a full remote basis with all trading, applications, processing and other filings to be conducted electronically using dedicated channels. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will today shut its trading floors across the country and move all …

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COVID-19: Nigeria, others to lose $65b revenue

Nigeria and other oil producing countries in Africa will lose up to $65 billion in revenue because of the impact of Coronavirus on crude oil sales, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said Tuesday. For Nigeria in particular, the ECA said COVID-19, could reduce its total exports of crude oil …

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BREAKING: Libya records first case of Covid-19

Libya recorded its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, the UN-backed government announced, stoking concern that an outbreak could overwhelm the war-torn country’s already weakened health care system. As the novel coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the Middle East, countries have sought to slow the increase of cases …

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BREAKING: COVID-19: Seven on quarantine in Niger

The Niger State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Makunsidi Muhammad has disclosed that seven people in the state are currently on quarantine for coronavirus. Briefing newsmen in Minna, Makunsidi said that out of the seven people, one is in Suleja while six others in Minna. He explained that the one in …

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