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Sokoto, Ondo Discharge Total Of 27 COVID-19 Patients

Sokoto and Ondo have both announced more discharges of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in their respective states, according to LIB. Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state announced the discharge of 22 patients while five from the Infectious Disease Hospital in Ondo state were discharged after recovering from the disease. Before their discharge the patients in Sokoto were…

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Madagascan President Says COVID-19 Remedy Is Being Scorned Because It’s From Africa

The President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina has reacted to the concerns of World Health Organization (WHO) regarding an homegrown medicine used to treat COVID-19 in the East Africa country, While batting away criticisms, Rajoelina charged that the West has a condescending attitude toward traditional African medicine. “If it wasn’t Madagascar, and if it was a European…

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FG To Commence School Feeding Programme On Thursday May 14

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has announced that the school feeding programme will commence from Thursday in Abuja. According to the Ministry, Lagos and Ogun states will commence shortly after FCT before the other states of the federation join. Despite the closure of schools, President Muhammadu Buhari on March 29th, 2020…

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Buhari Appoints Former External Affairs Minister, Ibrahim Gambari As New Chief Of Staff

According to multiple online reports, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari replacing Mallam Abba Kyari, who died last month due to COVID-19 complications. THISDAY reports that Gambari, who was Buhari’s,foreign Minister and confidant as military Head of late in the 1980s met…

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Police Probes E-Money, Withdraws Escorts Over Alleged Misuse Of Security Team

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IG) has probed the Chairman, Five Star Group, Emeka Okonkwo alias E-Money, and ordered the withdrawal of his police escorts over alleged misuse of the cops. According to Herald Nigeria, Police spokesman Bala Elkana confirmed the situation to newsmen but said he was not aware of the details. “It is true…

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COVID-19: Catholic Church Offers All Its 425 Hospitals In Nigeria As Isolation Centres

Following reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control are lacking enough bed spaces in Isolation centres, the Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has offered all its 425 health facilities across the country in order to fight COVID-19. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), who disclosed this at the presidential task force briefing…

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COVID-19: Ganduje Extends Lockdown By 7-Days As Death Toll Rises In Kano

Kano has added one more week to the two-week total lockdown imposed on the state by President Buhari as part of measures to curtail the spread of the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic. The state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, disclosed in a statement while the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje also confirmed the extended lockdown. The extension comes as the state recorded six…

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Police Arrest Pastor, Imam And 27 Others For Flouting Lockdown Order In Lagos

According to multiple reports, 29 worshippers have been arrested by the Lagos state police command for violating the Federal Government’s directive against religious gatherings in order to curb the coronavirus. The Christan and Islamic clerics arrested alongside their congregants at different locations in the state while holding congregational services, were paraded on Monday May 11 at the Command headquarters,…

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