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The Alakijas Pledge N1bn To Support Government’s Fight Against Coronavirus

Oil mogul Folorunso Alakija and her husband, Modupe through one of the leading indigenous exploration and production oil companies in Nigeria, Famfa Oil Limited has announced a contribution of N1 Billion Naira to support Nigeria’s fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. According to them, the donation symbolises their resilience, character and strength as they plan to work with…

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the deadly novel pandemic, Coronavirus. “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test,” El-Rufai said in a video posted on Twitter on Saturday. “The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it is positive.” The governor said he is already in…

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COVID-19: Comedian Sdyney Talker Pleads With The Government For Help After Showing Symptoms

Popular social media comedian, Sydney Talker, has publicly cried for help from the Nigerian Disease Control Centre (NCDC) after reportedly showing symptoms of the viral Coronavirus pandemic. In a post shared on his Instagram and Twitter pages, Sydney requested an urgent test to be carried out as he narrated his experience with various Nigerian hospitals.…

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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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Respect Message Line, Do Not Spread Panic” – NCDC Warns Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has cautioned the activities of some Nigerians who are recklessly calling the helplines dedicated to fighting the Coronavirus. To this regard, the NCDC in a tweet urged Nigerians to be civil and responsible for the way they go about reporting cases with regards to the virus, using the…

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Federal Government To Release N6.5bn For Coronavirus Emergency Intervention

As the novel Coronavirus spread intensifies, the Federal Government has announced plans of releasing additional N6.5billion as an emergency intervention to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Bashir Ahmad, the personal assistant on new media to President Buhari revealed on Thursday via his official Twitter account. According to Ahmad, the move which was confirmed by…

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Nigeria Records A Total Of 44 Coronavirus Cases Across 7 States

According to latest update from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases across Nigeria has risen to 44. The confirmation came hours after Bauchi governor, Bala Mohammed, and President Muhammadu Buhari’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The new confirmed cases appeared to be that…

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