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Coronavirus has reached the “highest level” of risk for the world – WHO

The coronavirus outbreak has reached the “highest level” of risk for the world, the World Health Organization announced yesterday. “This thing can go in any direction. We’re not undermining the risk, it’s there. That’s why today we said the global risk is very high. We increased it from high to very high,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, […]

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Coronavirus: Nigeria Receives Treatment Protocol From China

The Nigerian government says it has received a protocol from the Chinese government to treat persons infected with the novel coronavirus. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja following the confirmed case of the virus in Lagos. He explained that the government of China, were […]

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How to protect yourself against Coronavirus – WHO

Nigeria on Friday confirmed the first case of Coronavirus, code-named COVID-19, by the World Health Organisation, in the country. The case is an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy to Lagos, on February 25, 2020. He was confirmed by the virology laboratory at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, part of […]

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Nigerian Government makes a U-turn, admits B’Haram targeting Christians

The Nigerian Government on Thursday admitted that members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect and ISWAP have changed tactics. It said they had decided to be targeting Christians and Christian communities. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday. It said the insurgents’ latest […]

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My regime working to prosper Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that the goal of his regime was to bequeath critical infrastructure to Nigerians. He explained that such infrastructure, particularly roads, rail lines, airports and bridges, would bring prosperity to Nigerians. The State House stated that the President spoke in Abuja when he received a delegation of the Surveyors Council […]

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Coronavirus: We’re tracing everyone in contact with Italian patient, says Nigerian minister

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says everyone that had contact with the Italian who imported COVID-19 better known as coronavirus into Lagos is being traced. Ehanire, who disclosed this at the news conference in Abuja, said passengers on the same flight with the Italian are being traced as well as those who had contact with […]

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Full list of countries affected by coronavirus in Europe

With governments scrambling to contain a slew of new coronavirus cases across Europe, here is an overview of the countries affected, where people have died and precautions being taken. – ITALY – With 14 deaths and 528 infections, Italy is by far the European country worst affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. It has also been […]

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Iran’s vice president infected with Coronavirus

The coronavirus epidemic in Iran has cost 26 lives, the health ministry announced Thursday, with a vice president becoming the latest top official to be infected as the spread appeared to accelerate. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told a news conference that the tally of infections had risen to 245 with 106 more cases confirmed, […]

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Candidate swears himself in as new president

Umaro Sissoco Embalo swore himself in as the new president of Guinea-Bissau on Thursday, defying a bitter ongoing row about the outcome of the December 29 elections, an AFP reporter saw. “I swear on my honour to defend the constitution, to respect it and have it respected,” Embalo said before a crowd at an upscale […]

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Breaking: Health Ministry Confirms First Case Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria. The health minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire, confirmed the case in a statement issued in the early hours of Friday, February 28, 2020. According to the statement, the case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just […]

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No officer has right to check your phones, Police tell Nigerians

A former Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, Dolapo Badmus, has said that officers of the Nigeria Police Force have no business with the mobile devices of Nigerians, adding that officers engaging in such an act are harassing the citizens. Badmus stated this while speaking at the ongoing Social Media Week 2020 in Lagos […]

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No proper screening of passengers for Coronavirus at Nigerian airports, says Senate

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, indicted the Federal Ministry of Health for not putting serious measures in place to prevent the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria. He, therefore, urged the Senate Committee on Primary Health Care to further liaise with the Ministry to intensify screening of passengers at the nation’s airports […]

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Forget Igbo Presidency in 2023; It would be difficult for any Igboman to win the election, MASSOB tells South-East

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has told  the South-East  people not to contest the  2023 presidential poll. MASSOB said it would be difficult for any Igboman or woman to win the election. Speaking on the  telephone  with Punch correspondent on Wednesday, MASSOB  Director of Information, Sunday Okereafor, said  the […]

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Fr. Mbaka speaks again…

Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (Amen), Rev. Fr. Ejke Mbaka has said those who plot to destabilise Nigeria would receive dire punishment from God. In his homily, yesterday at the weekly prayer at the Umuchigbo Nike Enugu state adoration ground he berated those blaming the present government for the harrowing experience Nigerians […]

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EFCC Happily Secures Final Forfeiture Of N60m, Prado Jeep

Justice Fadima Murtala Aminu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, granted the prayers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, for the final forfeitures of N60, 000, 000 (Sixty Million Naira) cash recovered from Murtala Muhammad. The Commission’s Sokoto Zonal Office had […]

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The Wicked People In Nigeria Do Not Die – Senator Abaribe

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, says the wicked people in Nigeria have refused to die while the nation continues to lose good citizens.  The Senate minority leader said this on Wednesday at a valedictory session held in honour of the late Senator Ignatius Longjan. “Yet again we are losing another good man. The question we always ask […]

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Nigerian soldier shoots 4 colleagues, self dead

A Corporal of Nigerian Army serving at the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Army Super Camp 15, located at Malam Fatori, Borno State, has opened fire on colleagues killing four and injuring two others before killing himself. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement, said the sad incident took place […]

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Coronavirus spread in US is inevitable, officials warn

One of the top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans on Tuesday that health experts foresee the novel coronavirus that has killed thousands spreading in the United States. “We expect we will see community spread in this country,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory […]

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