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FCT Combs Residents’ Houses As Doctor Treating COVID-19 Patient Dies At LUTH

A 51-year-old medical doctor on Wednesday died of COVID-19 after contracting the virus from a patient he was treating. The doctor, who died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, was rushed to the facility on Monday after attempting to manage a COVID-19 patient in a private hospital in Lagos. The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Prof Wasiu ...

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Lockdown: Security Agents Killed 18 People, Says NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission has reported that law enforcement agents killed 18 persons while enforcing the lockdown ordered by the Federal Government to curb the spread of the COVID-19. The NHRC disclosed this in a report on the first phase of the lockdown, from March 30 to April 13. The commission said a total of 105 complaints bearing on ...

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Obi Mourns Sosoliso Boss, Reveals How He Assisted Him Save Excess Money For Anambra

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Mr. Peter Obi, has mourned the death of Chief Victor Ikwuemesi, the Chairman of the defunct Sosoliso Airlines. In a statement made available by Obi’s Media Office on Wednesday and signed by his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, Obi said that Mr. Ikwuemesi remained one of ...

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I Still Have Coronavirus, El-Rufai Laments

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, says he has not recovered from the coronavirus disease that has infected no fewer than 373 people in Nigeria. The governor gave the update after chairing the Kaduna State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. While giving the update via his Twitter handle, El-Rufai warned against being misled about his coronavirus status. He pledged to make ...

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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Targets Political Parties, Traditional Worshippers, Ethnic Groups In New Palliative Scheme

…approves three-month moratorium on MSMEs loan worth N2.8bn The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday. There will be no interest payment on the N2.8billion loans given out by the Lagos State Employment Trust Funds (LSETF). Sanwo-Olu ...

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Lockdown: Two Shot Dead As Police Engage Irate Youths In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was mere anarchy yesterday at Nkpor near Onitsha Anambra state, as two persons were allegedly shot dead by police patrol team enforcing lockdown order in the area. Though information from the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Mohammed revealed that the incident was caused by an unprovoked attack on Police patrol team with substance suspected to ...

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COVID-19: Spirit Of Death Smelling Everywhere — Bishop Ibezim

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Archbishop, Province of the Niger, Anglican Communion, and Bishop of Awka Anglican Diocese, Rt. Rev. Alexander Chibuzor   Ibezim, has said that the spirit of death is smelling everywhere due to the scourge of the Covid19 virus. Ibezim said that coronavirus is currently ravaging the entire world but anyone who believes in the resurrection power of Jesus ...

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FG Sacks Two Contractors For Delay In Paying Vulnerable People

The Federal Government has ordered the termination of contracts of two Payment Service Providers for their failure to begin the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme to beneficiaries in four states of the federation assigned to them. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, gave the order for the termination of the contracts, according to a statement issued ...

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COVID-19: Akeredolu Imposes Curfew In Ondo

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday imposed an indefinite 7pm to 7am curfew in the state to check the spread of the deadly COVID-19. Akeredolu announced the imposition at the Government House, in Akure. A third positive case was confirmed by the state government on Monday. According to the governor, the third case was not a member of the ...

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