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Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh weeps for Nigerian government (Video)

Nollywood actress Ada Ameh, has expressed her sadness and frustration over the lack of power supply in the country even as Nigerians observe the stay at home order. This she did via a video she posted on her Instagram account. Watch below:

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We’re suspending services for now – Nigerian S*x workers

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Sex Workers Association, Amaka Enemo, says sex workers in the country have been forced to suspend activities, especially in Lagos and Abuja due to the lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Enemo told Punch on Tuesday that although sex workers offer “essential services” they will remain indoors because their services involve […]

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Nigerian Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against Coronavirus

Members of the House of Representatives have resolved to donate their salaries for two months to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, who made the announcement, said the two-month salary donation would be independent of the contributions by individual lawmakers to alleviate the hardships being faced by their constituents “at […]

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Electricity tariff to increase on Wednesday in Nigeria

Nigerians will from Wednesday, April 1, 2020, pay more for electricity… The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had disclosed this in its December 2019 Minor Review of Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020. Checks by Punch on Monday showed that the decision to increase tariff had not yet been suspended despite […]

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Journalists need ID cards to move around during lockdown – Minister

All journalists on duty in Lagos and Ogun states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), are to use their valid identity cards when moving around during the 14-day lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has advised. Mr Buhari, on Sunday, ordered residents of Lagos, Ogun, […]

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Drinking Alcohol Won’t Protect You Against COVID-19, WHO Warns

The World Health Organization (WHO) Nigeria has warned that taking alcohol does not protect against coronavirus.  This warning came from a tweet on WHO’s Nigeria official handle on Monday where it explained that it can, in fact, be dangerous to drink alcohol. According to WHO, taking alcohol can increase ones chances of having health issues. […]

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Health workers, food vendors, journalists, others exempted from Lagos, Abuja lockdown

Health workers, food manufacturers and retailers, as well as journalists, were among those exempted from the movement restriction President Muhammadu Buhari imposed on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja. President Buhari in his first address to Nigerians on the coronavirus crisis, on Sunday, ordered residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja to stay at home for 14 days […]

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Minister “deeply worried” commits suicide over coronavirus

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming “deeply worried” over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said Sunday. Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday. The Wiesbaden prosecution’s office said they believe he died by […]

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Buhari locks down Abuja, Lagos, Ogun (Read Details)

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared curfew in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State. He said the restriction was to curb the community transmission of COVID-19 in the states where it is prevalent. Lagos has the highest number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Nigeria followed by Abuja. He said this during a nationwide broadcast on […]

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Buhari to address Nigerians at 7pm today

President Muhammadu Buhari will make a broadcast to the nation this evening at 7pm, the State House has said. “President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the nation Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 7pm. “Television, radio and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) […]

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Coronavirus: WHO’s Health Tips; Eat healthy, limit alcohol, avoid sugary drinks, exercise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended basic hygiene tips as many nations lock down their communities to tackle the raging COVID-19. The tips were issued by WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Thursday in a video clip. “During this difficult time, it is important to continue looking after your physical and mental health, this will not only […]

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Ighalo wins first Manchester United award

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo has emerged winner of Manchester United’s March’s Goal-of-the-Month award. The striker’s sparkling effort against LASK in the Europa League earned him the accolade. Ighalo scored twice in the match, but it was the first goal that landed him the award ahead of his teammates. Manchester United on its official website revealed Ighalo […]

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Another Nigerian Governor Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has tested positive for the coronavirus disease. He announced this in a video posted on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday evening. “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 is positive,” […]

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Health Zone: Seven ways to make your teeth healthy

Brushing the teeth every morning is a regular routine for most people. However, there are some people who believe the teeth does not necessarily need to be brushed first thing in the morning, while some argue that it can be done after the first meal. While there are no rules of thumb on the timing […]

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US announces N2.6bn aid to Nigeria

The United States Government has announced a 7 million dollars (about N2.6 billion) emergency health and humanitarian aid to Nigeria amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is part of a 274 million dollars (N103 billion) assistance package to no fewer than 63 countries affected by the disease, according to a statement by the Department of […]

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Lagos coronavirus cases may rise to 39,000 – Health Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said the state may witness up to 39,000 cases of coronavirus. Abayomi at a briefing on Friday urged people to adhere to the social distancing advice of the state government to check the spread of the disease. He said, “Our mathematical modelling shows that the […]

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Starboy Wizkid Reveals His Mentor

Wizkid has revealed UBA group chairman, Tony Elumelu as his mentor. The singer made the revelation as Elumelu turned 57. Wizkid took to his Instagram page to shower encomiums on the dashing billionaire and philanthropist. “Big Happy birthday to my mentor, a visionary and a blessed and amazing human. God bless you, sir,” Wizkid wrote […]

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Nigerian government traces 4,370 people, says Buhari is not coughing

The Federal Government said it is still on the trail of 4,370 people of interest over COVID-19 pandemic. It expressed regrets that most of the returnees from abroad submitted wrong addresses. It also said President Muhammadu Buhari is not coughing after testing negative to Coronavirus. It said the President is fit and fully in charge […]

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