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  • Coronavirus: FCT Enforcement Team Arrests Pastor For Violating Ban On Public Gathering March 29, 2020
    Google An enforcement team from the Federal Capital Territory Authority has arrested Pastor U. Uden, General Overseer of Jesus Reign Family Church located at Apo in Abuja. He was arrested for violating the ban on public gathering imposed by the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello. The team led by Mr Ikahro Attah stormed the premises of […]
  • 35 Days After Nigeria's First Coronavirus Case, President Buhari To Address Citizens March 29, 2020
      Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, will address the country on Sunday evening -- 35 days after Nigeria confirmed its first case of the Coronavirus pandemic.President Buhari whose refusal to address the nation during a global crisis and fuelled speculation about his health, will speak to the nation in what the Presidency described as a "scheduled […]
  • Coronavirus: Beware Of Criminal Elements, Inspector-General Of Police Warns Nigerians March 29, 2020
    Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mohammed Adamu Inspector-General of Police (IG-P), Mohammed Adamu Mohammed Adamu, Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police, has urged Nigerians to beware of criminals, who may take advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of them.  Adamu in a statement on Sunday said the police was privy to intelligence reports suggesting that an […]
  • BREAKING: Nigerian Government Grants Air France Permission To Evacuate European Citizens As COVID-19 Pandemic Fear Grows March 29, 2020
    The Nigerian Government has approved a request by Air France to fly its aircraft into Nigeria to evacuate European citizens following the outbreak and continued spread of Coronavirus in the country.  In a letter dated March 25, 2020 and addressed to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Air France asked to airlift Europeans from the […]
  • Okonjo-Iweala Cautions Against Public Gatherings Over Coronavirus Outbreak March 29, 2020
    Nigeria's former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Nigeria's former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala A former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has reiterated the need for Nigerians and Africans in general to desist from public gatherings as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.  She made the call on Sunday via her Twitter handle.  She said, "#COVID19 […]
  • Ogun Government Closes Land Borders Over Coronavirus Outbreak March 29, 2020
    Governor Dapo Abiodun Governor Dapo Abiodun The Ogun State Government has announced the closure of its borders with neighbouring states and the international border with the Republic of Benin. Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Kunle Somorin, said this in a statement.He said the closure will take effect from midnight on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, […]
  • Coronavirus Cases In Cameroon Hit 113 March 29, 2020
      Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Cameroon has hit 113 after the country recorded 14 new infections.  Manaouda Malachie, the country's Health Minister, disclosed this on Sunday, saying 14 tests returned positive out of the 76 tested. Three people have so far died from the virus since Cameroon recorded its first case weeks ago. Earlier, the […]
  • BREAKING: Provost, Deputy Of UCH Ibadan Test Positive For Coronavirus March 29, 2020
    University College Hospital, Ibadan (UCH) University College Hospital, Ibadan (UCH) The  Provost and Deputy Provost of  University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof Ezekiel Olapade-Olaopa and Prof Obafunke Denloye, have both tested positive for Coronavirus.  Confirming the situation on Sunday, Olapade-Olaopa said, “Dear colleagues, I wish to inform you that the Deputy Provost and I […]
  • BREAKING: Chief Medical Director Of UCH Ibadan Tests Positive For Coronavirus March 29, 2020
    Chief Medical Director of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof Jesse A. Otegbayo, has tested positive for Coronavirus. He confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday.  Otegbayo said, "On Monday March 23, we commenced a 12-man quarterly board meeting which was meant to last five days in the hospital, we observed social distancing and other […]