Olympic organisers ‘extremely worried’ by coronavirus threat

Olympic organisers are “extremely worried” about the spread of coronavirus ahead of next summer’s Games in Tokyo. Toshiro Muto, Tokyo Organising Committee chief executive, said confidence in the event will be hit unless the outbreak is quickly contained. Nearly 25,000 cases of the virus have been confirmed in China, where the …

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Federal Ministers donate 50% of March salary to Covid-19

The 43 ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet have donated 50 per cent of their March salaries to support government’s efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The decision was disclosed in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji …

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Ondo police reveals cause of Akure explosion

ONDO state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area. Police commissioner Undie Adie told newsmen in Akure that ” The truck was flagged down by policemen at a checkpoint. They …

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Lagos lawmaker authorizes 500 women to acquire skills

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Moshood Oshun, representing Lagos Mainland Constituency 2, has lamented the rate of unemployment in the country, saying there is a need for the unemployed to acquire skills and entrepreneurship in order to move out of the unemployment market. He made the …

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COVID-19: Enugu govt confirms 2 positive cases

The Enugu State Government has confirmed two positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Dr Ifeanyi Agujiobi, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, confirmed the development in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday. “It is important to inform the public that …

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Oshiomhole tests negative for coronavirus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said its National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has tested negative for the Coronavirus. The disclosure was contained in a statement issued Friday night by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu. He said: “The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), …

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50 houses destroyed in Ondo’s bomb explosion

over 50 houses, including a church , have been destroyed by a bomb that exploded at about 12 midnight at Eleyawo in Akure North local government area of the state. the bomb is said to being conveyed by a lorry.however security operatives have condoned off the area. It was gathered …

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Typical lockout warning by Onitiri

Nigeria cannot afford lockdown of its economy now. It will have a disastrous effect  which will compound our insecurity  and  unemployment calamities. Many Nigerians don’t have solid and permanent jobs that can sustain them during any lockdown. If some people don’t go out in a day, there won’t be food …

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