Category Archives: Breaking

Coronavirus: Lagos Police Reportedly Enforce Market Shut Down, Damage Goods

The Lagos state police task force team has begun enforcing compulsory clamp down on markets that refused to comply with the state’s directive on closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had declared the order days ago during a media broadcast where he told most Nigerians to stay away from public places and…

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COVID-19: Presidential Aide Denies Rumors That Buhari Has Been ‘Secretly Flown’ Abroad For Treatment

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has debunked the rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari has been “secretly flown” out to the UK for medical treatment. The Personal Assistant to President Buhari on New Media reacted through his social media account after a voice note of a lady claiming the President and his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari reportedly…

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Former Ogun Sport Commissioner, Bukola Olopade Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A former Ogun State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Bukola Olopade, has announced that he is positive after testing for the Coronavirus pandmic. Olopade, who is currently in Lagos, disclosed his Coronavirus status in a video he released on social media on Thursday and has since been the first Nigerian case in Sports. According to report…

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COVID-19: South African Sex Workers Ask To Be Included Part Of “Essential Services” Amid Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa, the President of South Africa is being appealed upon by The Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) and the National Movement of Sex Workers (Sisonke) to include them as an essential service during the coronavirus lockdown. Lesego Tlhwale, a spokesperson from the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (Sweat) also spoke…

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BUA Group Donates N1 Billion And Equipments To Nigeria’s Coronavirus Response

To strengthen national response to coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, industrialist and founder of BUA Group, Abdul-Samad Rabiu, has announced a donation of N1 billion in cash through the BUA Foundation. A statement from the BUA Group Thursday evening said the businessman who is also the third richest man in the country has also placed an…

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Respect Message Line, Do Not Spread Panic” – NCDC Warns Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has cautioned the activities of some Nigerians who are recklessly calling the helplines dedicated to fighting the Coronavirus. To this regard, the NCDC in a tweet urged Nigerians to be civil and responsible for the way they go about reporting cases with regards to the virus, using the…

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Lagos Health Commissioner Confirms The Recovery Of Six Coronavirus Patients

According to a report by Nigeria Info FM, six more people have recovered from the Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Health Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this in an exclusive interview with the radio station recently. According to Abayomi, six people will be discharged from the isolation centre in the State on…

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Nigeria Considers Ban On Inter-State, Inter-Town Travels And Closure Of Motor Parks

The federal government is considering a ban on inter-state and inter-town travels, to curb the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across the country. This report came just as the number of confirmed cases arose to 51 on Wednesday night. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and Culture, who made this known in Abuja on Thursday, said the federal government…

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Federal Government To Release N6.5bn For Coronavirus Emergency Intervention

As the novel Coronavirus spread intensifies, the Federal Government has announced plans of releasing additional N6.5billion as an emergency intervention to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Bashir Ahmad, the personal assistant on new media to President Buhari revealed on Thursday via his official Twitter account. According to Ahmad, the move which was confirmed by…

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