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Coronavirus: Kwara Govt shuts down Offa to nip spread of virus

Kwara State Government on Tuesday announced the total shutdown of the ancient city of Offa, Offa local government over COVID-19 pandemic. According to the state government, the decision is a proactive move to prevent the spread of coronavirus to other parts of the state. Mr. Kayode Alabi, Deputy Governor and chairman technical committee on COVID-19 Read more

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COVID-19: Gov Abiodun’s relentless efforts in fight against spread of coronavirus in Ogun

By Lukman Omikunle Until Monday, April 6, when two new cases of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) were announced in Ogun State, the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration had plumbed into the depth of its resourcefulness and sense of duty to curtail and contain its spread. The state’s index case, an Italian who has since been discharged Read more

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Coronavirus: Agency for Science and Engineering unveils first made in Nigeria ventilator

With the aim at combating coronavirus disease in the country, the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure has produced the first made in Nigeria ventilators. Ventilator is essential equipment in the treatment of coronavirus patients. Newsheadline247 understands the agency has equally produced mobile sprayers, which are to be used to disinfect Nigerian cities and Read more

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Coronavirus: World Bank releases $82m support to strengthen Nigerian public health response

By NAN The World Bank Group has released 82 million dollars for immediate support in strengthening the public health response through the Regional Disease Surveillance System Enhancement Project (REDISSE). The bank made this known in a statement released in Abuja on Tuesday. The bank explained that in addition, the World Bank had been asked to Read more

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COVID-19: CBN exposes how Cyber fraudsters use coronavirus to steal sensitive information

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has raised alarm over activities of fraudsters trying to defraud citizens during the COVID-19 lockdown. The CBN noted that some of the cyber-criminal activities using the coronavirus pandemic include phishing campaigns, relief packages, and impersonation. “The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wishes to alert the general public that cyber-criminals Read more

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COVID-19: Definitive cure for Coronavirus as Lagos Govt set to begin clinical trials

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health has disclosed there are plans to commence COVID-19 clinical trials of a definitive cure for coronavirus in the state. The commissioner, speaking during a press briefing in Ikeja, the State capital on Monday, noted that it would be in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Read more


Lockdown Violation: Lagos politician, Gbadamosi arrested for attending Funke Akindele’s party

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Babatunde Gbadamosi, a former governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP),  and his wife for attending Funke Akindele‘s party which took place at her Amen Estate residence in on Saturday. The popular Nollywood actress hosted a house party in celebration of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello’s Read more

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COVID-19: British PM fights virus in intensive care as global toll soars

AFP Britain’s prime minister was battling the coronavirus in intensive care Tuesday, the highest-profile case in the pandemic as the United States and Europe saw their death tolls reach new milestones. Boris Johnson’s fight against the disease underscored the indiscriminate nature of COVID-19, which has restricted freedoms for some four billion people, wrecked the global Read more

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ITFC provides US$850 million for COVID-19 Emergency Interventions for OIC Member Countries in Most Need

JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, April 6, 2020/ — Societies and economies are being affected by the unprecedented and unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. These include a major shift in global trade routes, changes in consumption and extraordinary levels of monetary easing and stimulus packages at a scale never experienced before. The International Islamic Read more