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Angry Youths Burn Down Police Station In Katsina

Some protesting youth in Kusada, Katsina State, have burnt down a Police station as well as seven cars, two motorcycles, and a generator, TheNation reports. According to the report, the youth were protesting that the Police prevented them from observing their prayers on Friday. The police’s actions, however, were in compliance with the state government […]

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NCDC Confirms Eight New Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed eight new cases of the novel Coronavirus in the country, bringing the total to 97. The agency broke the news via Twitter with the words; ”Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in Oyo, 1 in Kaduna and 1 […]

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BREAKING: Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Rises To 97 As NCDC Confirms Eight More Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported eight new cases of coronavirus in the country, taking the total number of infections to 97. According to the NCDC, two of the cases were in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, four in Oyo State, one in Kaduna State and one in Osun State. More to … Continue reading BREAKING: Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Rises To 97 As NCDC Confirms Eight More Infections

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Nigerians react as Senate President of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan refers to “COVID-19” as “COD 19”

Senate President of Nigeria, Ahmed Lawan mispronounced "COVID-19" as "COD 19" on national TV while speaking about the deadly coronavirus. Ahmed said: "…to fight the COD 19 virus threat in Nigeria…"       View this post on Instagram         Did he say COD19?‍….Senate President, Ahmed Lawan #cord #cordless #cordine #cordiliaA post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on …

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BREAKING: Governor El-Rufai Tests Positive For Covid-19

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has tested positive for coronavirus. This was made known in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan on Saturday evening. The statement read thus: “Earlier this week, I submitted a sample for the Covid-19 test. The result came in this evening, and I regret to say that it […]

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Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, tests positive for Coronavirus

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has tested positive for Coronavirus.  The governor made the announcement in a statement he personally signed which was released to the media this evening. According to him, he took the test for the virus earlier in the week  and would be going into isolation in compliance with recommendations …

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Fani-Kayode Reacts As Buhari Receives COVID-19 Updates From Health Minister

Femi Fani Kayode, a former minister for aviation has lambasted president Muhammadu Buhari after his media aides shared photos of his briefings with the health minister and NCDC boss over the coronavirus pandemic rocking the nation. Read Also: Covid-19: Buhari Receives Health Minister, NCDC DG At Presidential Villa (Photos) Speaking via his official Twitter handle, Fani […]

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Omokri Reacts As Buhari Receives COVID-19 Updates From Health Minister

Reno Omokri, a popular social media commentator and chieftain of the people’s Democratic Party(PDP) has described the now-viral video of the minister for health, Osagie Ehanire and his NCDC counterpart briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on coronavirus pandemic as a mere ‘show.’ Read Also: Covid-19: Buhari Receives Health Minister, NCDC DG At Presidential Villa (Photos) Speaking via […]

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NNPC, 33 Other Oil Firms Donate ₦11.4bn To Curb Coronavirus Spread

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and 33 of its partners in the oil and gas sector have contributed $30 million, about ₦11.4 billion to curb the coronavirus pandemic and reduce its effects on the Nigerian economy and populace. The NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari, disclosed in a tweet where he announced the intervention … Continue reading NNPC, 33 Other Oil Firms Donate ₦11.4bn To Curb Coronavirus Spread

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