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Nigeria Confirms 11 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Enugu And Edo Bringing Toll To 81

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 81. This was revealed on Friday night. Confirming 11 new cases, NCDC said eight of the cases were discovered in Lagos, while two were discovered in Enugu and one in Edo State. Of the…

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Nigeria’s Finance Minister Says The Country Will Recess If Coronavirus Continues Beyond Six Months

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has said the country will go into recession if the Coronavirus pandemic persists longer than six months. She made this known when she reportedly appeared on Channels TV on Friday March 27, 2020. Ahmed reportedly said, “We are hopeful that this pandemic will be limited in time. If it…

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Coronavirus: Somali Football Icon, Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah Dies Of The Pandemic

Abdulkadir Mohamed Farah, a Somali Football Legend has been confirmed dead after testing positive for coronavirus. Farah who was an advisor to the Minister of Youth and sport in Somalia, died at Northwest London hospital on Tuesday March 24 after a medical test confirmed he had the virus last week. The Confederation of African Football…

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Femi Otedola Pledges N1 Billion Towards The Eradication Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

Billionaire business mogul, Femi Otedola has joined the league of billionaires and corporate organizations who have shown their support towards assisting the government in fighting this Coronavirus pandemic by donating a sum of N1 billion. Otedola disclosed this donation in a post on his social media accounts, Twitter and Instagram. This comes as no surprise as one…

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UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Is Self-Isolating After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and will now self-isolate. Johnson announced the news on Twitter on Friday morning. He said he had experienced “mild symptoms” of the COVID-19 disease and would continue to lead the UK government’s response to the crisis. The prime minister had previously declined testing for the coronavirus after…

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‘Coronavirus Will Let Some People Know They Can Be Celibate And Not Die’ — Leke Adeboye

Leke Adeboye, the son of the General Oversee of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A. Adeboye has said the coronavirus pandemic will teach people that it is possible to be celibate. The religious worker who is known for receiving online backlash for his posts wrote on Instagram: “Corona virus will let some people…

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Reps Reportedly Begin Distribution Of Exotic Cars Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

As the novel Coronavirus pandemic spreads, the House of Representatives has started taking delivery of the Toyota Camry 2020 model cars acquired for members for official use. According to The Punch, the cars, also known as utility vehicles, were parked within the National Assembly Complex, on Thursday. On February 5, 2020, the legislators had at an…

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Sowore Accuses FG Of Planning To Arrest And Infect Him With Coronavirus

Rights activist and ex-presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Nigerian government of plotting to detain him over his report on the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, testing positive for COVID-19. In an Instagram post on Thursday, Mr Sowore said his lawyers had informed him of a delegation sent to the Federal High Court in…

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