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Breaking: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now 174 as NCDC confirms 23 new infections

Twenty-three new cases of the #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 174. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed the twenty-three new cases of coronavirus in the country via a tweet on their verified Twitter page. Nigeria now records a total number Read more

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Breaking: Lagos Govt. announces closure of all schools over coronavirus

The Lagos state government has announced the closure of all schools over coronavirus disease outbreak. Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital currently records six confirmed cases of the disease. The state government in a statement on Wednesday attributed the development to moves to check the spread of the virus. “As part of the preventive measures against the Read more

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Just In: Government announces five new coronavirus cases in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed five new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of cases in the country to eight. The Federal Ministry of Health made the announcement on Tuesday and added that all the five new cases had a travel history to the United Kingdom and the United States. Three of Read more

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Breaking: Coronavirus: Nigerian Government issues travel ban on US, UK, China, 10 others

The Government of Nigeria has issued a travel ban on the United State of America, the United Kingdom, China and 10 other countries following the persistent wide spread of the Novel Coronavirus. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation made the announcement on Wednesday at a press conference. Other affected countries are Read more

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Breaking: Lagos confirms third coronavirus case in Nigeria

The Lagos state government has confirmed a third case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the state’s commissioner of health, Akin Abayomi, at a press conference. ”We have a 30-year-old who returned on March 13. She returned from the UK after a 10-day stay. After the isolation period, she Read more

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Governor Ganduje dethrones Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led government of Kano State has announced the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi as the emir of Kano “for total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the governor”. The announcement was made at a special sitting of the Kano executive council chaired by Governor Ganduje on Monday. Usman Alhaji, the State Secretary to Read more

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Just In: Freedom! FG orders release of Sowore, Dasuki from detention

The Federal Government of Nigerian on Tuesday ordered the release of publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore and former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki from detention. Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s justice minister and attorney general of the federation (AGF), ordered their release in a statement. Malami said the decision to release them was in compliance Read more

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Just In: Buhari kicks out Banire as AMCON boss, names replacement

Muiz Banire has been sacked as the head of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and was immediately replaced. President Muhammadu Buhari made the change of leadership of the corporation in a letter to the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday. According to the letter, Buhari named Edward Adamu as the new chairman for AMCON He further Read more

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Just In: Court nullifies additional four new Emirates created in Kano

A Kano State High Court, on Thursday, nullified the appointment and creation of four additional Emirates in Kano State. The Presiding Judge, Justice Usman Na’abba ruled that due process was not followed in the creation of the Emirates. The state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, had in May 2019, assented the bill seeking the establishment of four Read more