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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 8,344 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC...

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 8,068 to 8,344 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms on May 26th announced 276 more infections.

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BREAKING: KADUNA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN

Kaduna State Government has extended the Coronavirus lockdown imposed on the State by another 14 days.

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NIGERIANS IN MALAYSIA SET TO BE EVACUATED

Nigerians stranded in Malaysia would be evacuated this week

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LAUTECH TEACHING HOSPITAL ISSUES 2-WEEK ULTIMATUM TO FAMILIES TO REMOVE CORPSES

Management of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osogbo, Osun State, has issued a two-week ultimatum to families to remove corpses of their relatives and lov...

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12 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED AT ISOLATION CENTRE IN ABUJA

12 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged at the Isolation Centre in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

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BREAKING: BOKO HARAM FIELD COMMANDER SURRENDERS

Due to the ongoing offensive operations against insurgents by the military, a Boko Haram field Commander has surrendered to the Nigerian Army.

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NCDC SETS UP 2 NEW LABS IN OGUN AND KANO

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated two new molecular laboratories in Ogun and Kano States.

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MAN JAILED IN SOUTH KOREA FOR 4 MONTHS FOR BREAKING QUARANTINE RULES

A South Korean man has been jailed for four months for breaking quarantine rules twice.

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AFRICA IS "THE LEAST AFFECTED" BY COVID-19- WHO

The World Health Organisation DG says Africa is the least Affected region in terms of casualties.

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MAN JAILED IN SOUTH KOREA FOR 4 MONTHS FOR BREAKING QUARANTINE RULES

A South Korean man has been jailed for four months for breaking quarantine rules twice.

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NAF SETS TO UNVEIL LOCALLY FABRICATED VENTILATORS

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) locally fabricated ventilators are ready for use and will be unveiled soon.

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TWO MORE COVID-19 CASES CONFIRMED IN FMC, ABEOKUTA

Two more COVID-19 cases have been confirmed at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-Aba Abeokuta, Ogun State.

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ANAMBRA RECORDS FIRST COVID-19 DEATH

Anambra has recorded its first COVID-19 death.

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BABCOCK UNIVERSITY BEGINS RESEARCH FOR COVID-19 REMEDY

Babcock University, Ogun State, has commenced research for the covid-19 remedy, the Institution’s Vice-Chancellor has said.

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30 COVID-19 PATIENTS FLEE FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN GOMBE

30 COVID-19 patients have fled from the various Isolation Centres in Gombe State.

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30 COVID-19 PATIENTS FLEE FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN BORNO

30 COVID-19 patients have fled from the various Isolation Centres in Gombe State.

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POLICE ARREST FORMER DG OF IMO STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION FOR KILLING HIS WIFE

A retired Director-General of Imo State Broadcasting Corporation, Mr Theophilus Okere, 82, has been arrested for killing his wife.

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WHO SUSPENDS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE CLINICAL TRIALS

The World Health Organisation has suspended the on-going Hydroxychloroquine trial for the treatment of COVID-19.

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MANY RENDERED HOMELESS AFTER RAINFALL IN LAGOS

The recent incidents of the heavy downpour of Sunday, May 24, in Lagos State has left residents groaning in discomfort as vast properties were destroyed.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 8,068 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC...

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 7,839 to 8,068 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms on May 25th announced

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NIGERIA'S ECONOMY DECLINES BY -0.68% IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2020

Nigeria's economy experienced a decline of -0.68% in the first quarter of 2020 as the country's GDP reduced by 1.87% when compared to the Fourth quarter of 2019.

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JUTH NURSES WITHDRAWS SERVICES, ABANDONS COVID-19 PATIENTS

Nurses at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, today, withdrew their services and abandoned Coronavirus patients at the Isolation Centre.

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INEC UNVEILS POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR CONDUCTING ELECTIONS

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled a framework guiding forthcoming elections during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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FIRE OUTBREAK IN BORNO IDP CAMP DESTROYS 1613 HOUSEHOLDS, KILLS TWO

A fire outbreak at the Muna garage Internally Displaced Persons camp in Maiduguri, Borno State has killed two persons and destroyed 1613 households

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PIRACY ON THE INCREASE AS PIRATE ATTACKS VESSEL ON THE COAST OF CONGO

An unknown container vessel at 3NM West of Banana Anchorage, Democratic Republic of Congo, was reportedly boarded by a pirate who stole a container lashing bar.

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PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES FUNDING OF SIX MEDICAL TRAINING FACILITIES IN SIX COLLEGES OF MEDICINE

President Buhari has approved funding of six medical training facilities in six colleges of medicine in the country through the Tertiary Institution Trust Fund (TEFUND).

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PRESIDENT BUHARI COMMISSERATES WITH THE MEDIA INDUSTRY OVER LOSS OF WAHEED BAKARE

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Media Industry and Nigerian Union of Journalists over the death of Waheed Bakare, Editor-In-Chief of the New Telegraph Newspapers.

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LATVIA SETS TO LAUNCH APPLICATION FOR COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING

Latvia is set to launch a smartphone app called Latvia's Apturi COVID (STOP COVID) for coronavirus contact tracing.

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NYSC BATCH B WILL NOT HOLD CEREMONIAL PASSING OUT PARADES

The National Youth Service Corps will not hold ceremonial passing out parades for outgoing Corp Members in Batch B (2019).

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BREAKING: EVARISTE NDAYISHIMIYE WINS BURUNDI PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Burundi’s electoral commission has announced Evariste Ndayishimiye as the winner of last Wednesday’s presidential election.

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COVID-19: NYSC BATCH ‘’B’’ STREAM 1 WILL NOT HOLD CEREMONIAL PARADE

The National Youth Service Corps will not hold a ceremonial passing out parade for outgoing Corp Members in Batch B (2019).

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COVID-19 PATIENTS CAN NOT INFECT OTHERS AFTER 11 DAYS OF CONTRACTING THE DISEASE - RESEARCHERS

Coronavirus patients can’t infect others after 11 days of contracting the disease, a study found.

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COVID-19 PATIENTS CANNOT INFECT OTHERS AFTER 11 DAYS OF CONTRACTING THE DISEASE - RESEARCHERS

Coronavirus patients can’t infect others after 11 days of contracting the disease, a study found.

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1 DEAD, SEVERAL INJURED IN LAGOS-IBADAN EXPRESSWAY ACCIDENTS

One person was confirmed dead and several others injured in two separate accidents on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday.

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COVID-19: CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN iSON XPERIENCES RISES TO 69

Six more members of staff of iSON Xperiences have tested positive to COVID-19 raising the numbers of infected workers to 69, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde said.

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2 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE IN OSUN

2 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the Isolation Centre in Osun State.

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69 EVACUEES FROM LEBANON ARRIVE NIGERIA

69 Nigerians have been evacuated from Lebanon.

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11 DIE OF STRANGE DISEASE IN RIVERS

No fewer than 11 persons have reportedly died following the outbreak of a strange disease in the Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State.

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THAILAND AIMS TO PROVIDE CHEAPER CORONAVIRUS VACCINES BY 2021, BEGINS TESTS ON MACAQUE MONKEYS

Thailand aims to provide a cheaper Coronavirus vaccine as soon as next year as it begins the testing phase on macaque monkeys after trials on mice were successful.

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POLICE SHOOT TEENAGER PERFORMING ABLUTION IN ABUJA

A teenager bearing Sadiq Abubakar-Ibrahim has been shot by policemen attached to the Special Tactical Squad in Abuja.

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MANAGER OF HOTEL DEMOLISHED FOR FLOUTING LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS IN RIVERS STATE TESTS POSITIVE FOR...

The manager of the hotel demolished in Rivers State under the supervision of Governor Wike has tested positive for Coronavirus

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BROTHER SETS SISTER ABLAZE FOR DISRESPECTING THEIR MOTHER

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Chima, for allegedly setting his elder sister, Victoria ablaze at their residence at the CAC bus stop, Okokomaiko, Ojo, Lagos State.

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CATHOLIC BISHOP CHASE WORSHIPPERS NOT WEARING FACE MASKS IN ENUGU

The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Callistus Onaga, on Sunday chased out worshippers who were not wearing face masks at the Holy Mass to commemorate the 2020 World Communications Day a...

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HOUSE OF REPS SEEKS FUMIGATION OF SCHOOLS BEFORE RESUMPTION

The House of Reps has urged the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu to ensure that all private and public schools are fumigated before they are reopened.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 7839 AS THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC)...

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 7526 to 7839 as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms on May 24th announced 313 more infections

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BREAKING: NIGERIA FINES UK PLANE FOR 'CALLOUSLY' CONDUCTING FLIGHT OPERATIONS DESPITE LOCKDOWN RE...

The Federal Government has penalized a British airline, Flairjet, for conducting commercial operations despite the ban on air travels caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.

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BREAKING: 31 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRES IN LAGOS

Thirty-one more patients have been discharged from isolation centres in Lagos following their full recovery from COVID-19

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MARKETS IN ABUJA TO OPEN THRICE A WEEK

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Mohammed Bello, has ordered that markets in Abuja be opened three days in a week.

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BREAKING: ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI SUSPENDS OPERATIONS AS 164 WORKERS TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS IN S...

At least 164 employees of AngloGold Ashanti test positive for Coronavirus in South Africa.

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600 PATIENTS SETS TO UNDERGO CHLOROQUINE TRIALS IN LAGOS

600 COVID-19 patients in Lagos have been enlisted for chloroquine trials.

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