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BREAKING: Nigeria Records 16 New Coronavirus Cases As Toll Rises To 254

Google/Time Nigeria has recorded 16 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 254. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a post on Twitter on Tuesday evening. The new cases are spread across Lagos, Delta, Oyo, Kastina and the Federal Capital Territory. It said, “Sixteen...

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Oyo Records Two New Coronavirus Cases

Oyo has confirmed two new cases of Coronavirus in the state. This was confirmed by Governor Seyi Makinde, who recently recovered from the virus. The governor, in a tweet on Tuesday, said one of the cases was a woman, who returned to the state from the United Arab Emirates. He said, “The COVID-19...

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Visa Foundation Donates $210m As Support For Small And Micro Enterprises

  Visa Foundation has announced a donation of $210m to support small and micro businesses, aligning with the foundation’s long-term focus on women’s economic advancement and inclusive economic development. The first program of $10m is designated for immediate emergency relief to support charitable organisations on the frontlines responding to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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BREAKING: Coronavirus Kills 60-year-old Doctor In President Buhari’s Hometown, Daura

  A doctor named Aliyu Yakubu, who works in Kastina State, has died of Coronavirus. SaharaReporters learnt that the doctor died of the virus in Daura, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari. Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, said the doctor was 60-year-old and died at the Nigeria Air Force Reference Hospital in Daura three...

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COVID-19: NCDC Urged To Increase Transparency Around Number Of Tests Conducted

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control has been urged to make public the daily number of Nigerians screened for Coronavirus. A coalition of civil society groups led by Civic Media Lab said the figures will help Nigerians and the world know the true state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. “The...

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UPDATE: Magistrate Court Remands Two Pilots In Prison Custody For Violating Rivers Movement Ban

  Samuel Ugorji and Samuel Buhari, pilots working with Carveton Helicopters, were on Tuesday remanded in prison custody for violating a movement restriction put in place by the Rivers State Government to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the state. A magistrate court sitting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, handed down...

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Armed Conflicts, State Repression Causing Human Rights Abuses In Africa, Says Amnesty International

  Amnesty International has said that armed conflicts and state repression were causes of human rights abuses in Africa. The organisation in its annual review of human rights in the region on Tuesday said rights defenders in Africa were persecuted and harassed for standing up and speaking out against governments. According to the...

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EXCLUSIVE: Ondo Government Asks Sacked Nurses To Deny SaharaReporters’ Story Before Being Reinstated Into Service

  Following several stories by SaharaReporters on the unjust sacking of six nurses attached to the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital, Ondo State, the state government has now told the affected persons to deny the reports by the online news publication before being reinstated into service. In a letter signed by Adeeyo Babatunde,...

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BREAKING: Boko Haram Currently Attacking Borno Community

Boko Haram terrorists are currently attacking Ngala in Borno State, SaharaReporters can confirm.  The attack comes less than 24 hours after the insurgents pounced on Kirchinga under Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Monday night, razing no fewer than five houses.  The insurgents launched the attack after they emerged from Rann near...

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