Category Archives: Breaking

Lagos Announces Closure Of Private And Public Schools Over Coronavirus

Lagos State Government has announced that it will be closing down all public and private schools from Monday, 23rd March 2020 as part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released by the state Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo, the state government said the move became necessary to prevent children and their…

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Coronavirus: Nigerians React As CBN Announces N1.1tn Intervention Fund

Nigerians have generated mixed reactions on social media after Central Bank of Nigeria on Wednesday announced a N1.1tn intervention fund to support critical sectors of the economy, including the global pandemic, COVID-19. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele said this in a statement made available to journalists. Adding that out of the N1.1tn, about N1tn…

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Just In: Lagos Bans Religious Gathering With Over 50 Worshippers

The Lagos state government, in agreement with religious leaders, has banned all religious congregational service involving over 50 worshippers, The Punch reports. This was part of the official statement read by the commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, after a meeting with religious leaders in the state at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa…

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Mixed Reactions Trail Pastor Adeboye’s Goodwill Message On Coronavirus

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Enoch Adeboye, has sparked mixed reactions on social media after assuring followers that Coronavirus won’t come close to those serving God in a goodwill message shared yesterday. In the video posted on his Twitter handle, the RCCG G.O. said: “I believe that this is a…

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Coronavirus: NYSC Suspends Ongoing Orientation Camp Nationwide

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has suspended the ongoing orientation courses in all camps nationwide to safeguard corp members amid coronavirus outbreak. In a statement released by the scheme via Facebook, on Wednesday, it said all corps members would proceed to their places of primary assignment. Sunday Dare, the minister of youth and…

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FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries Over Coronavirus— Starting From March 21st

Following the record of the third case of coronavirus disease in the country, the Federal Government has reportedly placed a travel ban on 13 Coronavirus epicenters in order to safeguard its citizens. The Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United…

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NBA Star, Kevin Durant Announces He’s Tested Positive For Coronavirus

According to The Athletic, on Tuesday, NBA superstar Kevin Durant revealed that he’s tested positive for the new coronavirus. The basketball player is one of four of his Brooklyn Nets teammates to test positive for COVID-19. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this,” Durant told the sports…

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