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Abuja Warehouses Under Attack As Residents Loot COVID-19 Palliatives

Amid several reports of looting across the country, Abuja residents on Monday took law into their hands by breaking into a warehouse in search of COVID-19 palliatives. According to footages shared by eye-witnesses via social media, the looted items varied from rice and semovita to macaroni, spaghetti, sugar, salt, and fertilizers. The warehouse which is located near West…

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Cars Set On Fire As Armed Thugs, Protesters Clash At #EndSARS Rally In Abuja

What started as a peaceful #EndSARS rally in Abuja Monday ended with allegedly over 200 vehicles on fire, tear gas deployed, protesters being attacked by the police, and more destruction. The rally coincided with similar violent events that have been going on in the country’s capital around the country in the aftermath of Special Anti-Robbery Squad’s disbandment. According to Punch,…

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Toll Surpass 45, 000 As NCDC Records 3 New Deaths

Nigeria has confirmed three more COVID-19 deaths as the country’s infections from the ravaging virus crossed the 45, 000 mark. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed the latest figure on Thursday, noting that 354 fresh COVID-19 cases were recorded in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), taking the West African nation’s tally to 45,244. A…

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ICYMI: NCDC Confirms 600 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Surpasses 35,000

600 new cases of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the country by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), bringing the toll to 35,454. The health agency revealed the latest figures on Friday night via its official Twitter account, noting that 19 cases were recorded in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Lagos remains the epicentre of…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Says 63% Of Sanitizers Are Counterfeit

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said that about 63 per cent of alcohol-based hand sanitisers in circulation are not registered and may not be genuine while condemning the activities of those taking advantage of the pandemic to flood the market with substandard products. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 463 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Rise To 33,616

Nigeria has recorded 463 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 33,616. This was disclosed in a Tuesday night report by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) where it noted that the new cases were identified in 16 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Lagos State maintained…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 595 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Now 33,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases have surpasses 33,000 following the record of 595 new infections in the country. In a statement on Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed that the new infections were recorded in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Lagos maintained the lead position with a total of 156 new infections, followed…

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ICYMI: NCDC Confirms 499 New COVID-19 Cases — 157 In Lagos

On Thursday July 9 2020, the total caseload of the COVID-19 in Nigeria’s COVID-19 arose to 30,748 with the record of 499 new cases. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest update via Twitter where they noted that the new infections were identified in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Lagos State maintained…

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