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286 Stranded Nigerians Arrive Abuja Airport After Being Evacuated From China

The Federal Government has confirmed the evacuation of 286 Nigerians stranded in China due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The China returnees arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday. Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, while announcing the arrival said the returnees would be proceeding on compulsory 14 days isolation. A…

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Unemployed Nigerian Youths To Be Paid N20,000 Monthly To Maintain Public Infrastructures

On Thursday, the Federal Government has rolled out a scheme which will see jobless youths in rural areas earning the sum of twenty thousand naira, (20,000) in a bid to curb the high rate of unemployment in the country. According to the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), the youths will…

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COVID-19: Ondo Religious Worshipers Not Allowed To Shake Hands, Hug After State Lifts Ban

Days after partially lifting of the ban on religious activities in Ondo State, the Government has said it will shut down any worship centre that fails to comply with the strict measures guiding the rule. On Friday, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, Commissioner for Health and Chairman, Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19 made the report known in the state…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Almost 10,000 With 387 New Infections

The COVID-19 toll in Nigeria has headed towards 10,000 as the country, late Friday, recorded 387 new active cases . The new infections were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on their official Twitter account. This takes the country’s total cases to 9,302, out of which 2697 have been discharged…

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Edo State Confirms The Discharges Of 11 More COVID-19 Patients

Edo State Government has announced that 11 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovering from the ravaging disease. The State Governor, Godwin Obaseki made the announcement via Twitter and also disclosed that a total of 69 patients have now been discharged in the state after recovering from the disease. He tweeted, “We have discharged…

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#JusticeForTina: Outrage As 16-Year-Old Dies After Being Shot By A Police Officer In Lagos

A 16-year-old girl simply identified as Tina has been confirmed dead after being shot by a trigger-happy police officer along Berger Iyana Oworo area in Lagos. According to circulating reports, the policeman was trying to arrest a bus driver for violating the curfew rules. In the process, he allegedly shot the bus conductor dead as well as the young…

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Over 300 Chinese Nationals Evacuated From Nigeria Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Over 300 Chinese Nationals have been evacuated from Nigeria due to the lingering Coronavirus pandemic, LIB reports.  The Chinese nationals departed Nigeria via an Air Peace flight on Thursday night, May 28 headed for Shanghai. France, Canada, the UK, and the US are among the countries that have also evacuated their nationals from Nigeria since the pandemic…

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