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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 304 Fresh Cases As Africa’s Infections Near 1 Million

In cased you missed it, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll topped 43,000 cases as the nation recorded 304 fresh cases. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) unveiled the latest data on Twitter indicatingthat the new cases were found in fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This comes as the Africa Centre Control (CDC), as of Sunday, August…

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Lagos Schools Resume August 3, Restaurants To Operate Eat-In Services At 50% Capacity

The Lagos State Government has announced that restaurants in the state will be reopened at 50 per cent capacity from August 14. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known on Saturday, August 1, in an address where he gave updates on the efforts of the state governments on Covid-19 crisis. He noted that restaurants and other public…

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Just In: Fire Razes A Section Of Popular Ladipo Market In Mushin

Several mattress shops located within the Mushin community in Lagos were razed down by fire on Saturday, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). In a statement issued by the Director-General of the agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu the outbreak occurred around 1 pm at 16, Ladipo Street in Mushin. Oke-Osanyintolu explained that first responders including LASEMA operatives…

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Lagos To Reopen Religious Centres August 7 & 9 Amid COVID-19 Spike

Lagos state government has announced that the ban on worship centres: churches and mosques has been lifted amid daily spike in the COVID-19 cases. Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a briefing at the State House in Marina, revealed that they be reopened from August 7 with mosques reopening next week Friday while churches to follow suit on Sunday, August 9. According to him,…

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Tony Elumelu Advocates Collaborations To Boost Africa’s Fortunes On Time 100 Talks

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony O. Elumelu has said that the Coronavirus pandemic has presented a perfect opportunity for foreign investors to invest in Africa, owing to the huge opportunities that are inherent in the African economy. “This is the time to invest. Africa is a land of opportunities; There…

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Presdient Trump Threatens To Ban TikTok In The United States

President Donald Trump has threatened that he will ban fast-growing video app TikTok from the United States as the country’s authorities have raised concerns the service could be a tool for Chinese intelligence. US officials and lawmakers in recent weeks have voiced fears of the popular social media platform being used by Beijing for nefarious purposes, but the company…

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Twitter Hack: Suspect Charged For Masterminding Attack Against Multiple Public Figures

On Friday July 31, a suspected teenage have been criminally charged for being the mastermind of an epic Twitter hack along with two others who allegedly helped hijack celebrity accounts to swindle people out of more than $100,000 in a cryptocurrency scheme. According to local reports, Florida prosecutors said they filed 30 felony counts against 17-year-old…

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Update: Ebonyi Governor, Daughter & Aides Recover From COVID-19

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has recovered from the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Channels Television reports. The Governor confirmed this in a statement he personally signed on Friday, disclosing that his daughter and three of his close aides also tested negative for the virus. The governor thanked God for his recovery and the people of the…

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Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, Tests Negative For COVID-19

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Governor of Ekiti State, has tested negative for COVID-19. The politician who went on isolation eleven days ago after testing positive for the virus, expressed gratitude for the prayers and good wishes received from well-wishers while the period lasted. In a tweet on Saturday, Governor Fayemi reminded Nigerians of the need to…

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