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Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 131

Nigeria has recorded 20 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 131.

Lockdown: Kano Govt. plans palliative for journalists

Kano State Government says it will initiate palliative measures for media practitioners to enable them discharge their duties in the event of lockdown occasioned by Coronavirus pandemic.

Gov Abiodun begs for Buhari’s clemency, shifts lockdown on state till Friday

The Ogun State Government has postponed the lockdown directive from midnight of Monday 30, March till Friday, April 3.

BREAKING: Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde tests positive for coronavirus

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Just In: COVID-19 claims another life in Nigeria

The novel COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another life in Nigeria making the number of deaths so far recorded to two just as three patients were discharged.

Another top Boko Haram commander, Abu Usamah killed

The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) have eliminated another top Boko Haram commander, Abu Usamah in an encounter on March 22 at Gorgi in Borno.

Over 7m people in FCT, 16 northern states face hunger – Report

Over seven million people are expected to be in food crisis between June and August, the March 2020 Cadre Harmonis—ź (CH) Analysis Outcome for 16 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT, on the projected food insecurity situation, has revealed.

Crude oil price continues free fall, slumps to $23 as COVID-19 worsens

Amidst a prolonged price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia, the price of crude oil has maintained a free fall and slumped to $23 at the opening of electronic trading yesterday as COVID-19 continued to pummel the globe.

Residents desert Katsina community for fear of police wrath

Residents of Kusada town, in Kusada local government of Katsina State have reportedly fled the town on Sunday for the fear of police wrath following a clash that led to the incineration of a police divisional office, official quarters and patrol vans.

Tinubu joins COVID-19 donors, contributes N200m

As the list of donors to the fight against the novel COVID-19 continued to swell, the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday announced a donation of N200m.

As COVID-19 cases rise, Israel begins evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Nigeria, the State or Israel yesterday has begun evacuating its citizens from Nigeria.

Five suspected COVID-19 cases in Borno test negative

The Borno State Government has confirmed that the five suspected COVID-19 cases isolated in the state public health and emergency operation centre tested negative.
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COVID 19: Gov Bala Mohammed imposes 14-day lockdown on Bauchi

Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State has today imposed a 14-day lockdown on Bauchi State.

COVID-19: Adamawa CP directs police to strictly enforce lockdown order

Adamawa State commissioner of police, Audu Madaki has directed police in the command to ensure enforcement of the lockdown order by the state government.

With 4 ventilators Adamawa govt says its well prepared to tame COVID-19

With only four ventilators in its two isolation centres, Adamawa State government has disclosed that it is well prepared to tackle COVID-19 in the state.

Two Kaduna Imams arrested for violating curfew, get N1m bail each

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on has on Monday granted bail of N1 million each to the two clerics and their followers who allegedly violated curfew by conducting congregational prayers last Friday.