Category Archives: Breaking

Update: Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Rises To 323 Within 19 States

Five new Coronavirus cases has been confirmed in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday evening. The new cases are spread across Lagos, Kastina and Kwara. It said, “Five new cases of ‪#COVID-19‬ have been reported…

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President Buhari Says COVID-19 Lockdown Will Last As Long As Necessary

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the restriction of movement in several states across the country will remain as long as experts find it necessary, The Cable reports. In a statement on Saturday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as saying the lockdown is a major attempt to tackle the spread of COVID-19. He acknowledged…

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Pandemonium As Bandits Rob Houses And Loot Shops In Lagos

There have been numerous reports of unrests in several Lagos communities following rising cases of robb​​ery attacks during the COVID-19 lockdown. The affected neighbourhoods are reportedly Ajao Estate, Abule Egba, Iju, Agege, Alimosho and Alagbado. It was learnt that residents of the affected communities have since formed vigilance groups to contain the rampaging robbers. The…

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Just In: Lagos State Announces The Death Of Another COVID-19 Patient

The  Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi has just announced the death of another COVID-19 case. Abayomi, who made this known via his Twitter handle today April 11, stated that the patient died in a private hospital bringing to the number of COVID-19 related deaths to 4 in the state. With 166 confirmed cases,…

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Gbajabiamila Confronts Chinese Ambassador Over The Maltreatment Of Nigerians In China

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed his displeasure and demanded an end to the inhumane treatment of some Nigerians living in China. He said this when the leadership of the House met with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian on Friday. Gbajabiamila asked the Chinese envoy to look into viral…

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COVID-19: Osinbajo Meets President Buhari, Discusses Offering Nigerians Welfare Packages

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and the COVID-19 task force to consider more economic stimulus measures towards cushioning the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the poor and the vulnerable in the country. Prof. Osinbajo disclosed this while speaking to the National Television Authority, NTA, after meeting with President Buhari…

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#OgunUnrest: Residents In Despair As Robbers Attack Communities On Lockdown

Severa lOgun state communities and provinces are currently faced with fear following the rising cases of robbery attacks amid the Coronavirus lockdown. According to affected residents who took to social media to clamor with an #OgunUnrest campaign, the neighborhoods affected range from Ayede, Ilepa, Ijoko, Ifo, Ibogun, Itori, Gudugba and Ayepe to Agbado in Ifo…

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