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Nigeria Records 313 New COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria has recorded 313 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 7839. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday. The agency said, “313 new cases of ‪#COVID19‬; 148 in Lagos, 36 in FCT, 27 in Rivers, 19 …

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BREAKING: Nigeria Government Fines British Airline, Flairjet, For Running Illegal Commercial Flights Into Country During COVID-19 Lockdown

The Nigerian Government has fined British aviation company, Flairjet, for illegally conducting commercial flight operations into Nigeria During the lockdown order put in place to curb the spread of Coronavirus.  Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, made the announcement on Sunday via his Twitter handle. He said, “Flairjet was found to …

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An Islamic Scholar Should Not Lie, Your Disrespect For Women Legendary —Abike Dabiri-Erewa Blasts Nigeria's Communications Minister, Pantami

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, has accused Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, of telling lies despite being an Islamic scholar.  SaharaReporters had reported how Dabiri-Erewa accused Pantami of chasing her and her staff out of a space offered to them …

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COVID-19 Volunteers Yet To Be Paid Three Months Allowances

COVID-19 volunteers for the Nigerian Government helping to tackle Coronavirus are yet to be paid their monthly allowances despite working for about three months. With limited healthcare workers to battle the outbreak of the virus, government turned to volunteers to help provide essential services at the various isolation centres in …

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Lagos To Use 600 Patients For COVID-19 Trial

The Lagos State Government has said that it would enlist 600 patients to determine the efficacy of Chloroquine as a valid treatment for COVID-19.  The state’s Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotosho, made the disclosure. He said, “In summary, we will be looking at about 600 patients. The trial will go …

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