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Players, technical crew and backroom staff of Osun United have been enjoined to proceed on the break which was given earlier this month as the State Government announced a two-week lockdown to curtail the spread of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). This is contained in a statement by the Vice President, Mr …

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BREAKING: Lagos discharges five coronavirus patients

Lagos State Government on Monday discharged five coronavirus patients at Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital. This brings to eight the total number of discharged patients from the centre. The patients, who had been quarantined at the isolation centre for weeks, looked stable and unruffled. Although, the discharged patients preferred …

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COVID-19: FG prepares fiscal stimulus package

The federal government has drawn up a stimulus package to cushion the impact of the dreaded Corona Virus. Under the stimulus plan, federal government will re-introduce the 2012 corporate tax (exemption of profits) order granting job-creation tax rebates for employers. Also contained in the stimulus plan will be the acceleration …

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Nigerians will overcome pandemic, says CAN president

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Sunday, urged Nigerians not to be afraid in order to overcome the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Ayokunle, who doubles as the President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), also narrated how he escaped plane crash recently while in the United …

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Elumelu, family test negative for COVID-19

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has announced that he tested negative for coronavirus pandemic alongside members of his family. Elumelu said in a statement in Abuja that together with his family, they submitted themselves for testing after a  period of isolation in London. He however …

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Onyeama denies testing positive for COVID-19

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has denied testing positive to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The minister in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Sarah Sanda, described the media report alleging that he has contracted the virus as fabricated and malicious. ”It has come to the attention of …

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COVID-19: No confirm case in Ondo yet, say Ondo Govt

Ondo State Government has said that there is no confirm case of COVID-19 in the state. It said 12 individuals were tested for suspected covid-19 but the results of five returned negative. Checks however showed that Ondo State has 11 ventilators but that only five are in good working condition. …

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Malls, sites worse hit as COVID-19 ravages cities

Government has been told that its shut-down order on businesses because of coronavirus pandemic could hit the construction industry, leaving in its wake alot of consequences. President, Nigeria Institute of  Building (NIOB),  Kunle Awobodu, said activities at most sites would be reduced drstically given that the order allows only 20 …

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Soldiers kill another senior Boko Haram commander in Borno

The Defence Headquarters said on Monday troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have killed another top commander of Boko Haram, Abu Usamah in an encounter at Gorgi area of Borno State The Acting Director of Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Benard Onyeuko, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, said …

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