COVID-19

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COVID-19: PTF reverts to normal official work hours for GL12 upward

Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says that Federal civil servants on Grade Level 12 and above would resume full work…

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International

COVID-19: Buhari Donates PPEs Worth N67m To Sao Tome And Principe

President Muhammadu Buhari has donated sixty-seven million naira (N67,000,000) worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to aid the fight against…

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Sports

Barca and Spain Legend Xavi Hernandez test positive for COVID-19

The 40-year-old was due to take charge of Al Sadd’s game with Al Khor on Saturday, but he will now…

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Covid-19 Pandemic will probably, unfortunately, get worse before it gets better – Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening admitted that the COVID-19 pandemic “will probably get worse before it gets better.” Speaking…

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Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation Donates $1 Million To Help Fight COVID-19 In Nigeria

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated one million dollars to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Sports

Messi, Ronaldo miss out as 2020 Ballon d’Or cancelled due to COVID-19

There will be no Ballon d’Or winner in 2020, with France Football announcing that due to the “lack of sufficient fair…

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Politics

COVID-19: PTF conducts mid-term review of national response strategy

Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has conducted a mid-term review of National Response Strategy on the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak in…

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Education

COVID-19: House of Reps reject FG’s cancellation of 2020 WASSCE

House of Representatives has disagreed with the Federal Government on the alleged cancellation of 2020 West African Senior School Certificate…

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COVID 19: FG releases 7,813 inmates to curb virus spread

The Federal Government says 7,813 inmates have so far been released from the Nigeria Correctional Service Centres across the country…

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Shock as Nigerian professor Cyril Otoikhian says COVID-19 does not exist

A Nigerian professor, Cyril Otoikhian, has challenged the Nigerian government and other scientists working on COVID-19 to prove the existence of…

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Politics

Breaking: Ekiti Healthcare Workers set to Strike in face of pandemic

Just five days after Ekiti doctors embarked on an indefinite strike actions, Ekiti healthcare workers under the auspices of the…

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International

S.Africa Reports 10,000 New Infections In Record 24-Hour Jump

South Africa on Saturday reported more than 10,000 new coronavirus infections, the highest daily jump on record for the country…

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Politics

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a statement…

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Politics

COVID-19: Lagos to charge face mask defaulters to court

The Lagos State Government says it will start charging face mask defaulters to court from next week, as the period…

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Education

COVID-19: Lagos government set to reopen schools

The Sanwo-Olu led Lagos government has announced that schools across the state will be reopened soon. Remember that schools across…

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Politics

Ondo’s Health Commissioner dies of COVID-19 Complications

According to reports, Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenr, has died of COVID-19 complications. Adegbenro was said to…

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Politics

Governor Akeredolu tests positive for COVID-19

The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor revealed this in a broadcast on…

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Gov. Okowa’s Daughter Tests Positive for COVID-19

The daughter to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has tested positive for coronavirus. Her name is reportedly not allowed…

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Sports

Breaking: Tennis World No.1 Djokovic tests Positive for COVID-19

Tennis World number one Novak Djokovic has become the latest tennis player to test positive for Covid-19. It comes after…

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Research

Vitamin D reduces COVID-19 severity, deaths — Expert

Temitope Alonge, the Deputy Chairman of Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, says higher Vitamin D levels due to constant exposure…

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Education

COVID-19: FG Frowns over schools Reopening in Oyo

The Federal Government on Monday kicked against the reopening of schools in Oyo State amidst COVID-19 pandemic, describing such as…

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International

WHO approves use of dexamethasone to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday said the fight against COVID-19 has received a much needed boost following “the recent finding…

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Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Infections with new 745 cases

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its highest single-day COVID-19  infections with 745 new cases.  This was revealed in a late-night tweet…

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FG develops response plan to contain COVID-19 transmission

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said that the Ministry had developed a Health Sector Response Plan aimed at stemming…

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Nigeria: COVID-19 Cases Hits 16085

Nigeria COVID-19 cases now at 16,085 as new 403 cases emerged as accounted by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control…

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National

COVID-19: NYSC proposes camp reopening

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has embarked on measures that will ensure safety and efficient operations post…

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Politics

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Experience Just Begin As toll hits 12,801

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has admitted that the country might just be starting to experience COVID-19. NCDC…

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Lifestyle

COVID-19: NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians Over Fake Drugs, Face Mask, Sanitizers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned of fake COVID-19 drugs in circulation. Prof.…

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Politics

COVID-19: Oyo activates 3 community testing sites

The Oyo State Task Force  on COVID-19 on Wednesday activated three sites for COVID-19 samples collection in different communities in…

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International

Brazil Records 1,349 Single-Day COVID-19 Deaths

Brazil reported a record 1,349 coronavirus deaths in a 24-hour period Wednesday, the health ministry said, as the pandemic continued…

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National

Covid-19: Buhari Lifts Ban on Religious gathering, as Schools across Nigeria Remain Shut

The Nigerian Government led by President  Muhammadu Buhari has lifted the ban on religious gathering across the country. This means…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases Surpasses 10,000

Nigeria on Sunday as updated by the Nigeria Center for Diseases and Control by 11:50pm said the country recorded 307…

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Politics

SGs, Communities, Religious leaders will be responsible for the next phase of battle against COVID-19 – SGF

As the second phase of easing of lockdown ends June 1, Secretary of Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has…

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National

Increasing Cases Of COVID-19 May Overwhelm Our System – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Wednesday, said the increasing number of new COVID-19 cases may have an overwhelming…

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Nigeria records 228 new COVID-19 cases as total toll hits 8068

NCDC 11:50pm Monday, released an update which says Nigeria has recorded another 229 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus. Total…

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National

INEC Releases Policy Framework For Conducting Elections During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a framework for the conduct of elections during the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

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Politics

Atiku’s Eid-il-fitr Message, Advise Govts To Take Citizens Welfare As Utmost Priority

Former Vice President of Nigeria and the PDP 2019 presidential election candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Saturday advised governments across…

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245 New COVID-19 Cases, 100 Discharged And 10 Deaths On May 22

245 new cases of #COVID19; 131-Lagos 16-Jigawa 13-Ogun 12-Borno 9-Kaduna 9-Oyo 9-Rivers 9-Ebonyi 8-Kano 7-Kwara 5-Katsina 3-Akwa Ibom 3-Sokoto 2-Bauchi…

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COVID-19: NCDC apologises to Zamfara govt for wrong confirmation of 8 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has apologized to Zamfara State Government for wrongly accrediting eight positive cases of…

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284 New Cases of COVID-19 as total toll hits 6677 in Nigeria

NCDC 11:50pm Wednesday, released an update which says Nigeria has recorded another 284 new cases of the deadly Coronavirus. Total…

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