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Supreme Court dismisses money laundering charge against Dele Belgore

The Supreme Court, on Friday in Abuja, dismissed a money laundering charge brought against Dele Belgore, a former governorship candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Kwara State. The Apex court allowed the appeal against the ruling of Justice Rilwan Aikawa of Federal High Court, Lagos delivered in November 2018. Justice Aikawa Read more

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COVID-19: Osun runaway coronavirus patient found – News

The Osun state government announced it has found a coronavirus patient who reportedly fled the state’s isolation Centre. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ishmael Omipidan, said the patient was found on Saturday afternoon. “The missing person has been recovered a few minutes ago,” Omipidan said in a Facebook post. There were reports that Read more

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Gov Abiodun commences massive distribution of foods, other items to Ogun residents

The Ogun State government has concluded plans to commence the distribution of stimulus package to homes across the state starting from tomorrow, Saturday, April 4. Announcing the state government’s resolve to ensure that the Coronavirus pandemic is curbed, Governor Dapo Abiodun stated that the package would cushion the adverse socio-economic effects of the lockdown directive Read more

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COVID-19: “Let’s prove the world wrong” – SGF urges Nigerians to unite against coronavirus

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says Nigeria is seen as one of the countries that would be crushed by the virus and therefore, called on Nigerians to prove the world wrong on COVID-19. Mustapha, who is the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, stated this at a briefing Read more

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Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing, speaking: US scientists

AFP The new coronavirus might spread through the air via normal breathing and speaking, a top US scientist said Friday as the government was poised to recommend the use of face masks for everyone. Anthony Fauci, head of infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told Fox News the guidance on masks would be Read more

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COVID-19: Lagos discharges 11 coronavirus infected patients after two tests

The Lagos State Government has discharged eleven coronavirus patients Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos after two rounds of tests each. The governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday evening broke the news in a series of tweets. “I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the Read more

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Coronavirus: Buhari orders Finance Ministry to pay salaries amid COVID-19 lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday directed the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to pay March salaries following the movement restriction in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The President gave the directive while meeting the COVID-19 Impact Assessment Committee at the Presidential Villa to review the effect of the outbreak on Read more
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Coronavirus: WHO raises concern over growing COVID-19 cases in Africa

…virus threatening the continent’s fragile health system BRAZZAVILLE, Congo (Republic of the), April 2, 2020/ — With more than 6000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent. Infections are increasingly spreading not only between African countries but within different localities in the hardest-hit countries. For instance, in Read more