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“Don’t Play Politics with Nigerian Lives”- BUA Group Fires Back at Cacovid Over 1M Vaccines Disclaimer 

BUA Group has released a statement asking the Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), a private sector group of which BUA is a member, to stop playing politics with Nigerian lives. The conglomerate with Nigerian billionaire businessman Abdulsamad Rabiu as Chairman, is responding to a disclaimer issued by CACOVID, discrediting its payment for one million doses of vaccine. BUA group had announced…

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APC Chieftain Galadima Claims His Office Was Approached To Buy COVID-19 Palliatives

Buba Galadima, a All Progressives Congress chieftain, has accused an undisclosed state of diversion of COVID-19 palliatives meant for the its residents. The former National Secretary of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) who made the explosive revelation on an AIT programme on Monday, recounted how the government officials once approached his office to sell the palliatives. This is…

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Nigerian Governors Deny Claims Of Hoarding COVID-19 Palliatives

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum on Monday strongly denied reports that the COVID-19 palliatives provided to ease harsh effects which the first wave of the global pandemic were being hoarded. According to the forum, no state has been involved in or has hoarded any palliatives. This was made known in a statement revealed by, Media and Public Affairs of…

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Looting Continues As Residents Storm COVID-19 Palliative Warehouses In Calabar

An unprecedented 24-hours curfew has been imposed in Cross River state following the looting of different COVID-19 palliative warehouses located in Calabar on Friday. Earlier that day, two other warehouses housing palliatives donated by CACOVID, were raided by residents in Osun and Kwara states. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the looters were seen in their numbers carting…

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Ilorin Looting: Hundreds Of Kwara Residents Ransack COVID-19 Palliatives’ Storehouse

In the wake of widespread looting of COVID-19 palliatives, many residents in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, on Friday October 23, joined in the break-ins recently reported across the country particularly in Lagos and Osun. According to eye-witnesses, people stormed the CACOVID warehouse located at the Ilorin cargo terminal of the Ilorin International Airport to cart away food items…

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Lagos Warehouse Full Of COVID-19 Palliatives Looted Amid Statewide Curfew

A Maza Maza warehouse in Lagos full of undistributed COVID-19 palliatives, most food items was discovered Thursday October 22 by local residents following recent riots in the state. Following the discovery of the supplies, dozens broke into the facility, carting away the items which were labelled ‘CACOVID, NOT FOR SALE,’ include bags of rice, macaroni, spaghetti, salt, garri, sugar and cartons of noodles.…

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