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[Live Updates] Coronavirus: Last minutes before lockdown in Lagos state

Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday, ordered a lockdown of Abuja, Lagos, and Ogun States, in a move to…

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Breaking: Coronavirus strikes another Nigerian dead

The deadly Coronavirus disease has claimed a second life in Nigeria, the nation's Health Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire disclosed on…

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Soyinka to Buhari: Lockdown of Lagos, Ogun over coronavirus illegal

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Monday described the total lockdown of Lagos and Ogun States by President Muhammadu Buhari…

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Kwara Gov donates 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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Barcelona players will take 70 per cent pay cuts – Lionel Messi

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has confirmed a 70 percent pay cut for Barcelona players during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Breaking: 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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Nigerian senators donate 50% of salaries to coronavirus battle

Nigerian senators on Monday agreed to contribute 50 percent of their salaries to support the efforts being made to contain…

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Coronavirus: NAFDAC orders emergency stock of Chloroquine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has ordered the manufacture of Chloroquine for an emergency…

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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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Nigerian Minister denies contracting Coronavirus

Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has denied testing positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Jose Mourinho snubs Mikel, Zlatan, others in best XI

Jose Mourinho’s managerial career has seen him manage some of the top clubs in Europe, including Benfica, Uniao de Leiria,…

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Coronavirus: Shi’ite group urges Nigerians to stay home

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiite group has urged Nigerians to comply with instructions and guidance…

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Coronavirus: Oby Ezekwesili reacts to lockdown of states

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast will help to bring all the…

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U.S. choir ravaged by coronavirus after continuing rehearsal

With the coronavirus quickly spreading in Washington state in early March, leaders of the Skagit Valley Chorale debated whether to…

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Netanyahu’s aide Paluch tests positive for coronavirus

Rivka Paluch, an aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Monday.

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Troops eliminate Boko Haram commander Abu Usamah

The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have eliminated another top Boko Haram commander, Abu Usamah in…

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Akure blast: Police IG Adamu sets up probe team

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has set-up a special investigation team to unravel the immediate and remote cause…

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Newspaper suspends print edition, reporter contracts virus

Viet Nam News, the country’s largest English-language newspaper, has suspended its daily print edition for more than two weeks after…

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Phebean Ogundipe author of Brighter Grammar dies

Phebean Ogundipe, author of famous English textbooks, Practical English and Brighter Grammar has died. She was 92.

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Govs hold teleconference, react to lockdown of states

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Sunday pledged commitment to ensuring the seamless movement of essential commodities throughout the country…

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People’s Bank of China injects $7b to revive economy

People's Bank of China(PBoC) on Monday cut interest rate on loans to banks by the largest margin in five years,…

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Governor Makinde speaks on UCH, curfew in Oyo

The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control…

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Wofai Fada reveals test result after contact with Coronavirus patient

Popular Instagram Comedienne and actress, Wofai Fada has shared her test result on social media after she tested negative for…

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Coronavirus: Hushpuppi blasts Nigerian Churchgoers

Dubai-based flamboyant Nigerian and Instagram socialite Ray Hushpuppi has lashed out at Christians who still went to church on Sunday…

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Result of Gov. Bala’s aide quarantined in Jos announced

The Plateau Government said that Hassan Sale, an aide to Bauchi State Governor, who resides in Jos, tested negative to…

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Harry Kane frustrated, ready to quit Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur captain, Harry Kane, has admitted he is frustrated at not winning trophies with the club and is ready…

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Senate backs Buhari on lockdown of Ogun, Lagos, Abuja

The Senate on Sunday backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s lockdown of Abuja, Lagos, and Ogun states over the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Rohr sends goodwill message to Nigerians

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has appealed to Nigerians including the fans of the Super Eagles to remain positive and…

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Coronavirus: Pastor Adeboye reveals those who will die

General Overseer of Redeem Christian Church of God, RCCG Pastor E.A. Adeboye has again declared fresh prophecies about the COVID-19…

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Yul Edochie sends important message to Buhari

Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie, took to social media to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to provide an economic…

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