Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Africa Rise To 6,470

    The number of coronavirus cases in Africa rose to 6,470 on Thursday, the Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has reported. The figure rose from the 5,940 cases reported on April 1 in 49 African countries where coronavirus cases have been reported. Two hundred and forty-one deaths and 504 recoveries have also been … Continue reading Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Africa Rise To 6,470

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COVID-19: Buhari’s Daughter Returns From Isolation, Reunites With Family

    One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari has reunited with her family after she returned from isolation. The lady, whose name was not disclosed, reunited with her family on Thursday after she went into isolation for 14 days, following her return to the country. A media aide to Mrs Aisha Buhari, Aliyu … Continue reading COVID-19: Buhari’s Daughter Returns From Isolation, Reunites With Family

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UCH CMD Recovers From Coronavirus, Tests Negative

    The Chief Medical Director (CMD) at the University College Hospital (UCH), Professor Jesse Otegbayo, has recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19). UCH spokesperson, Toye Akinrinlola, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday on behalf of the management of the UCH in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. In the statement, and his result has turned out … Continue reading UCH CMD Recovers From Coronavirus, Tests Negative

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Coronavirus: We Must Tolerate And Allow People To Vent Their Opinions – Keyamo

    The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has asked that individuals be allowed to vent their opinions freely with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Keyamo who lately has been taking on the COVID-19 issue via social media, the people must be allowed to vent their opinions because it is … Continue reading Coronavirus: We Must Tolerate And Allow People To Vent Their Opinions – Keyamo

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Lawmaker Accuses Shipping Agents, Terminal Operators Of Exploitation

    A Federal lawmaker, Leke Abejide, has accused some shipping lines and terminal operators of taking advantage of the lockdown in Lagos State to collect extra demurrage on shipments. The lawmaker who represents Yagba Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives made the allegation on Thursday while briefing journalists in Abuja. He noted that … Continue reading COVID-19 Lockdown: Lawmaker Accuses Shipping Agents, Terminal Operators Of Exploitation

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Bauchi Govt Reverses COVID-19 Lockdown Order Over Lack Of Palliatives

   The Bauchi State government has reversed the decision to impose full restriction of movement, following its inability to provide palliative supplies for its residents. The State Deputy Governor, Baba Tela who made the announcement on Thursday said a review of the lockdown order was necessary due to its inability to make provisions for palliatives … Continue reading Bauchi Govt Reverses COVID-19 Lockdown Order Over Lack Of Palliatives

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COVID-19: I Have Lost ‘Close Friends,’ Says Anthony Joshua

    Unified heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, says he has lost ‘close friends’ to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The WBA, IBF, WBO, and IBO titles holder revealed this in a video on his YouTube channel where he urged people to stay safe as the pandemic sweeps across the globe. The boxer, who also wished a … Continue reading COVID-19: I Have Lost ‘Close Friends,’ Says Anthony Joshua

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Lassa Fever: 185 Killed, 951 Cases Confirmed In 2020 – NCDC

    A total of 185 people have died of Lassa fever with 951 cases confirmed in the country since the beginning of the year 2020. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in its latest situation report on the disease for week 13 posted on its Twitter handle on Thursday. It noted … Continue reading Lassa Fever: 185 Killed, 951 Cases Confirmed In 2020 – NCDC

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Buhari Orders Finance Ministry To Pay Salaries

  President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to pay March salaries following his movement restriction in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. The President gave the directive while meeting the COVID-19 Impact Assessment Committee on Thursday to review the effect of the outbreak on the economy. He urged the ministry … Continue reading COVID-19 Lockdown: Buhari Orders Finance Ministry To Pay Salaries

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Presidential Task Force Briefs Nigerians On Coronavirus

    The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday gave an update on the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. The briefing held in Abuja while the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, gave the opening remark. It had in attendance some members of the task force, including the Minister of … Continue reading Presidential Task Force Briefs Nigerians On Coronavirus

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