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Osun records six new coronavirus cases as number totals 190

As at 11:00 am, on Friday, 3rd April, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria surged to 190 after six new cases were...

Nigeria: Rise in fake news distracting coronavirus fight – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the rising spate of fake news and misinformation, in spite of repeated caution by...

NCDC: 185 killed in 951 confirmed cases of Lassa fever in 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that a total of 185 people have died of Lassa fever with 951 cases confirmed...

Nigerian government trains over 3,000 online in digital skills during coronavirus lockdown

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage...

Coronavirus lockdown: Over 100 arrested, arraigned in Rivers

Over 100 people have been arrested and arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State over violation of the state government’s...

East Africa locust swarms gather as coronavirus curbs delay pesticides

Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and...

Britain records 569 new coronavirus deaths

Britain’s deaths linked to novel coronavirus jumped again with a new daily record of 569 deaths on Thursday, taking the country’s total deaths to...

Innoson Motors seek N4 billion loan to start ventilators production

Innoson Motors has approached the Nigerian government for a loan as it prepares to start producing ventilators and other medical equipment to support the...

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community. Police...

UCH chief tests negative, days after testing positive for coronavirus

After eight days of isolation and treatment, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, has tested...

Oil price climbs to $29 per barrel

Emeka Ugwuanyi It was cheery news in the global oil industry on Thursday as the price of international benchmark grade, Brent crude, climbed $4.40 or...

Abule-Ado explosion: More worries over rehabilitation

The pipeline explosion that rocked Abule-Ado area of Lagos State penultimate Sunday has been described as astounding. The community and some of the victims...

Buhari’s daughter out of self-isolation

Joseph Jibueze One of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughters, who went into self-isolation on her return from the United Kingdom (UK) on March 18, is out. First...

Atiku’s son Mohammed: I’m getting better

Precious Igbonwelundu Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar son Mohammed, who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) after returning from a trip abroad on Thursday, shared his...

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Chris Njoku, Owerri The drug for the treatment of the dreaded coronavirus will be ready as soon as the testing of the vaccine is completed,...

‘Akwa Ibom is cleanest state’

Franca Ochigbo, Abuja Clean-Up Nigeria has rated Akwa Ibom State as the cleanest state in Nigeria beating the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by two per...

More cases likely, say minister, NCDC

Moses Emorinken, Abuja As the country expands its testing capacity, more coronavirus positive cases are expected, Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire and Director General...

Ganduje, Obiano, Fayose, test negative

Kolade Adeyemi, Kano, Uja Emmanuel , Makurdi, Onimisi Alao, Yola, Osagie Otabor Governors Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, his wife Prof. Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje,...

Why I will not join my colleagues in doing giveaway online during Coronavirus lockdown...

 Dotun A. Beautiful Nigerian singer, Waje has said she won’t be joining her colleagues in doing giveaways after a follower encouraged her to so. The singer...

COVID-19: Putin orders Russians to stay off work in April

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered Russians not go to work for the rest of April to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Putin gave the order...
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