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Breaking: Lagos Records The Discharge Of Seven COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Government has discharged seven more coronavirus patients from its isolation centre in the state. This development was disclosed by the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, via his Twitter handle on Thursday April 9th 2020. Mr Sanwo-Olu, who is also the Incident Commander, said the discharged patients include one female and six males and three…

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Marriage And Divorce Filings Suspended In Dubai Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

According to Aljazeera, marriages and divorces in Dubai have been suspended “until further notice” to avoid gatherings that could spread the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. Dubai’s justice department said Wednesday that the decision was among the “measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic” rolled out in the emirate which is under strict lockdown. Justice Khaled…

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Buhari Approves Release Of 2,600 Prisoners To Curb The Spread Of COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted clemency to 2,600 prison inmates nationwide as part of the Federal Government’s efforts to decongest the custodial centres and discourage the spread of coronavirus (COVID19) in the country. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday, April 9, 2020 where he stated that the affected inmates are state…

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Coronavirus: Travellers Passing Through Kaduna State To Be Quarantined 14 Days

The Kaduna State Government has announced that travellers passing through the state would be quarantined for 14 days in an isolation facility or sent back to departure point for refusal. The notice was issued at the end of the weekly meeting of the state committee on COVID-19. According to a statement signed by the commissioner of homeland…

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Ubi Franklin Donates 4 Months Salary Towards Tackling Coronavirus In Rivers State

Ubi Franklin, record label executive and the Special Adviser on Tourism to Cross River Governor has asked that his salary for four months be channeled into the fight against Coronavirus in the state. The Made Men Music boss made his intention known in a letter he wrote to Governor Ben Ayade, asking that he accepts his donations…

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Femi Fani-Kayode Attacks Buhari For Inviting Chinese Doctors Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has expressed his thoughts on the reports that Nigerians living in China are been maltreated over fears of coronavirus. This is despite the Federal Government inviting some Chinese doctors to Nigeria to help the country in its fight against coronavirus. In a tweet, Femi Fani-Kayode compared the treatment given…

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Governor Ben Ayade Says ‘You Don’t Need Social Distancing Once You Put On A Mask’

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has said there is no need to observe social distancing in preventing coronavirus, once citizens wear face masks in public. Ayade made this submission while addressing some residents of Calabar, the state capital on Tuesday, at the Peregrino Lodge (Governor’s official residence).   With his new finding,…

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Almost Tally At 300 As NCDC Records 22 New Cases

Nigeria has announced 22 more cases of COVID-19 bringing the case to almost tally at 300. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced that the total number of cases in the country increased from 254to 276 late Wednesday evening. Fifteen new cases were found in Lagos, four in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), two…

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Nigerians Stranded In China Call For Help As Govt Kicks Out Blacks Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

According to multiple online reports, China government is allegedly kicking out blacks from their homes in China and seizing their passports, leaving them stranded and without shelter. In many videos that have gone viral on social media, many Africans including Nigerian can be see forced out of their abodes by security forces. Some allege that…

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