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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 626 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Exceed 27,000

On Thursday, Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases crossed the 27, 000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 626 new infections. The health agency disclosed the latest development in a tweet giving a breakdown of the new cases.They also noted that the cases were recorded in 20 states, bringing the total infections to 27,110. Lagos had…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Reports Daily Case Record Of 790 As COVID-19 Toll Exceed 26,000

Nigeria has reported 790 new COVID-19 cases, making it the highest single day record of the deadly virus since it was first discovered in February. This was disclosed on Wednesday in a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)where they noted that total infections has increased to 26,484 and death toll to 603. Also the new cases…

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COVID-19: FG Evacuates 172 Nigerians From Uganda And Nairobi

The Federal Government has confirmed the arrival of over 600 Nigerians after they were evacuated from Uganda and Nairobi due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Nigerians in Disapora Commission (NIDCOM), the 172 returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at 10:20 am today July 1st on an AirPeace Flight B777-200. The evacuated Nigerians will…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Now 25,694 As NCDC Records 17 New Deaths

On Tuesday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 561 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 25, 694. This was confirmed on the health agency’s official Twitter page where they noted that the new cases were recorded across 18 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Giving…

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Nigeria’s Records 556 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Top 25,000

Nigeria’s coronavirus toll crossed the 25,000 mark on Monday following the report from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of 566 new infections. The health agency confirmed the new figures in a late-night post via its verified Twitter handle stating that the new cases were recorded across 19 states of the federation and the Federal Capital…

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Nigeria, US, Others To Be Restricted Entry Into Europe From July 1

Ahead of the reopening of Europe’s borders on July 1, Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into the continent. The European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travel into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to contain the spread…

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Obasanjo Says Nigeria Will Remain ‘Unsafe, Unstable’ Without Restructuring

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria would remain insecure, unstable, unprogressive, stagnated and, at worst, disintegrate if federating units does not reform. Obasanjo made this known on Friday while speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club. During the event titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security issues: The…

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See Every Look From The Latest Collection Of Fashionista’s Favourite, Desire1709

Nigerian fashion brand, Desire1709 has debuted a new style edit for fashion enthusiasts as we ease out of the lockdown of the COVID-19 period. The pieces are versatile, with colors and patterns bringing in some colour to brighten our mood. The new collection shows an extensive look of work outfits, casual wear, blazer dresses and two pieces for…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 9 More Deaths As Toll Exceed 22,000

On Wednesday night, Nigeria confirmed 649 new COVID-19 cases bringing the country’s toll of infections rose to 22, 020 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this report known as part of its daily updates on Twitter. According to them, the number of deaths increased from 533 reported on Tuesday to 542. The cases were reported in 21 states of…

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World Bank Grants $750m Loan For Improvement Of Nigeria’s Power Sector

The World Bank has International Development Association credit worth $750m for Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Operation to improve electricity supply, SaharaReporters reports. The international financial institution, in a statement on Tuesday,  said the loan was for the power sector recovery operation to achieve financial sustainability and enhance accountability in the sector. It explained that about…

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