Tag Archives: Nigeria

FG Orders Closure Of All Nigeria’s Land Borders To Curb Coronavirus Spread

The Federal Government has ordered total closure of land borders, suspension of Federal Executive Meetings and the postponement of the meeting of the Council of State ​​​scheduled for Thursday, March 26. Presidential aide, Bashit Ahmad revealed on Twitter that Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) made this known on Monday in…

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Toke Makinwa Insists Nigeria Has More Cases Of Coronavirus Than Reports Claim

  Toke Makinwa has shared her thoughts about the outbreak of coronavirus in Nigeria through a goodwill message to her followers via Instagram stories. The media personality while admonishing her followers to maintain proper hygiene revealed that she doesn’t believe there are only 3 coronavirus cases in Nigeria, stating that there are more cases of…

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NCDC Reveals That Lassa Fever Death Toll Has Risen To 70 In Nigeria

According to a weekly situation reports released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lassa fever death toll in the country has risen to 70 as. This reveal was reportedly made known to the public on Tuesday February 11. The NCDC disclosed that there were 482 suspected cases of the disease with 104 new confirmed cases in the…

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The North Holds 87% Of Nigeria’s Poverty Rate — World Bank

The World Bank has estimated that 87% of all the poor people in Nigeria are in the north, the Cable reports. In a report titled, ‘Advancing social protection in a dynamic Nigeria’, the Bretton Wood institution said the south-south zone recorded the most significant drop in poverty between 2011 and 2016. Comparing Nigeria to the…

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Unverified Reports Claim Coronavirus Has Allegedly Reached Lagos

According to unconfirmed reports, coronavirus may have reached Lagos state, precisely Lekki. The unknown source allegedly claims a man who just returned from China has been quarantined at Britannia Hospital for the symptoms. Recall that the Word Health Organisation (WHO) declared the disease a global health emergency yesterday and the Lagos State Government on Thursday,…

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