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Breaking! 23 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic discovered in Nigeria; total hits 174

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 23 new infections of the Coronavirus have been discovered in Nigeria with the total number of cases in the country rising to 174.  This is the highest number reported at any one time. Earlier Monday morning, the NCDC had reported...
Petrol
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BREAKING! FG reduces petrol pump price to N123.50

The Federal Government has reduced the price of petrol from N125.00 to N123.50 with effect from Wednesday, 1 April 2020. This was disclosed by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in a statement issued by its executive secretary, Abdulkadir Saidu. Saidu, in the statement, states: “PPPRA, in line with...
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Breaking! 4 new Coronavirus cases in Nigeria; total leaps to 139

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 4 new cases of the Coronavirus have been discovered in Nigeria.  Recently, Nigeria recorded two Coronavirus-related death and nine discharged from the hospital as of 9:00 pm 30th March 2020. https://youtu.be/Msr-ngIPVbQ However by 11:00 am 31st March, four new cases...
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#Stayhome: FG commences cash transfers to poorest households

The minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq, has stated that the Federal Government has begun cash transfer to the poorest households in the country. Farouq announced this at a press conference in Abuja. She said her ministry had commenced the advance payment of conditional cash...
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20 new Coronavirus cases discovered in Nigeria; total numbers jumps to 131

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 20 new cases of the Coronavirus in Nigeria, the highest recorded on a single day so far in Nigeria. This has taken the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 131, with two recorded Coronavirus-related death and eight discharged from...
Lagos state
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Breaking! Nigeria discharges five coronavirus patients in Lagos

On Monday, 30th March 2020, Nigeria discharged five coronavirus patients at the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital. The patients were said to have fully recovered from the virus and have tested negative after weeks of quarantine. According to the Vanguard, the discharged patients urged the state governor to provide...
Seyi Makinde
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Breaking! Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, tests positive for coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has tested positive for the coronavirus, known as COVID-19 pandemic and is in self-isolation.  The governor took to his Twitter handle to make this revelation on Monday, 30th March 2020. Earlier, the governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, also revealed that he tested...
Coronavirus: 14 new cases confirmed as number of cases in Nigeria rise to 111
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Coronavirus: 14 new cases confirmed as number of cases in Nigeria rise to 111

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced fourteen new cases of the Coronavirus in Nigeria. This takes the total number of the confirmed cases in Nigeria to 111, with one recorded Coronavirus-related death and three discharged from the hospital. "Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in...
President Buhari
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Breaking! President Buhari declares curfew in Abuja, Lagos, Ogun

After much pressure from Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally granted their requests. The president addressed the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic on Sunday, 29th March 2020. During the address to the nation, the president declared a curfew in Lagos State, Ogun State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. "Based...
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Breaking! 23 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic discovered in Nigeria; total hits 174