Category Archives: Breaking

Ondo State Governor’s Wife, Betty Akeredolu Test Positive For COVID-19

Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, the wife of Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for Coronavirus, according to circulating reports. This is coming barely two days after her husband was confirmed to have contracted the virus. A source in the government confirmed the news to SaharaReporters on Thursday. The source also revealed to The Tribune that some…

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ICYMI: Lagos Discharges 40 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients

Lagos has recorded the discharge of 40 Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients as the State Government continues to record more success in the fighting against the deadly virus. Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that the recovered COVID-19 patients comprise 17 females and 23 males, including two foreign nationals. Governor Sanwo-Olu noted…

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ICYMI: Kano State Lifts COVID-19 Lockdown, Bans Street Hawking & Begging

On Thursday July 3, the Kano State Government announced the suspension of lockdown earlier declared in the state to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Governor Abdullahi Ganduje made the announcement while giving an update on the outbreak of COVID-19 in the state. He also banned street hawking and begging, adding that it was compulsory…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 626 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Exceed 27,000

On Thursday, Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 27, 000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 626 new infections. The health agency disclosed the latest development in a tweet giving a breakdown of the new cases.They also noted that the cases were recorded in 20 states, bringing the total infections to 27,110. Lagos had…

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Hushpuppi, Woodberry Finally Extradited To The U.S. Over Alleged Fraud

Alleged Nigerian internet fradusters, Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as “Hushpuppi” and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry” has been finally extradited to the United States after being apprehended in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). On Thursday July 2, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the UAE, represented…

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ICYMI: Osun SSG, Plateau Commissioner Test Positive For COVID-19

According to multiple reports, both the Secretary to Osun State Government, Mr. Wole Oyebamiji and the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in Plateau, Abe Aku have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This was disclosed on Wednesday in two separate statements issued by the Plateau Commissioner for Information and Communications, Dan Manjang and Osun Commissioner for Health,…

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Nigeria’s Minister Of Aviation Announces Resumption Of Domestic Flights

On Wednesday, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. He made this known via his official Twitter account where he stated that Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Reports Daily Case Record Of 790 As COVID-19 Toll Exceed 26,000

Nigeria has reported 790 new COVID-19 cases, making it the highest single day record of the deadly virus since it was first discovered in February. This was disclosed on Wednesday in a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)where they noted that total infections has increased to 26,484 and death toll to 603. Also the new cases…

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